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Coldplay Album Breaks iTunes Pre-Sale, First-Week Records
/ June 26, 2008 5:37 pm

Los Angeles – Coldplay’s new album "Viva la Vida or Death And All His Friends" sold 288,000 digital copies in its first week in the U.S., some 275,000 of which are thought to have been sold at Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes Store — breaking the retailer’s pre-sale and first-week sales records, Digital Music News reported. Nearly 40% of the 721,000 total albums sold were digital copies.


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  • Coldplay is a wonderful band, but that is besides the point because my opinion does not matter. What matters is the creative power that comes from the art the band developed. It is great that the artists stretched the boundaries, made people like you discuss it and be passionate about what the title was and what it conveys.

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