Facts and Figures

1,192 Seattleites are waiting for Adele, but Flint, Mich., still doesn't get Shabazz Palaces.

Neighborhood Sales Report West Seattle, Easy Street 1. Eddie Vedder, Ukulele Songs 2. Adele, 21 3. Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Marble Son 4. Gillian Welch, The Harrow & the Harvest 5. The Head & the Heart, self-titled 6. Bon Iver, self-titled 7. Kanye West & Jay-Z, Watch the Throne 8. Fruit Bats, Tripper 9. Shabazz Palaces, Black Up 10. John Hiatt, Dirty Jeans & Mudslide Hymns Queen Anne, Easy Street 1. Fruit Bats, Tripper 2. Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Marble Son 3. Eddie Vedder, Ukulele Songs 4. Bon Iver, self-titled 5. The Head & the Heart, self-titled 6. Adele, 21 7. Kanye West & Jay-Z, Watch the Throne 8. Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues 9. Gillian Welch, The Harrow & the Harvest 10. Shabazz Palaces, Black Up Ballard, Sonic Boom Records 1. Gillian Welch, The Harrow & the Harvest 2. Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Marble Son 3. Bon Iver, self-titled 4. Shabazz Palaces, Black Up 5. Adele, 21 6. The Head & the Heart, self-titled 7. Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues 8. Star Anna, Alone in This Together 9. Blue Scholars, Cinémetropolis 10. Fruit Bats, Tripper *Store sales numbers are for Aug. 1 through 24 COUNTDOWN 240,000 Copies sold to date of Fleet Foxes' sophomore release (May 3) Helplessness Blues 72,000 Digital tracks sold from Helplessness Blues 23,000 Copies sold on vinyl 26,000 Copies sold in New York 17,000 Copies sold in Los Angeles 13,000 Copies sold in Seattle/Tacoma 9,000 Copies sold in SF/Oakland/San Jose 9,000 Copies sold to date of Shabazz Palaces' debut LP (June 28) Black Up 2,000 Digital tracks sold from Black Up 1,500 Copies sold on vinyl 1,192 holds at the Seattle Public Library for Adele's 21 524 holds for Adele's 19 481 holds for Florence + the Machine, Lungs 454 holds for Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues 442 holds for Mumford & Sons, Sigh No More 419 holds for Lady Gaga, Born This Way 343 holds for The Head & the Heart, self-titled 322 holds for Eddie Vedder, Ukulele Songs 311 holds for Foster the People, Torches 309 holds for Death Cab for Cutie, Codes and Keys 300 Average number of texts a week 103.7 the Mountain gets asking what song is playing (text "song" to 62305) 103 Average number of those texts inquiring about "Two Against One," by Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi, featuring Jack White 75 Average number inquiring about "Lost in My Mind," by The Head and the Heart 25 Number of times the station has played Mayer Hawthorne's "The Walk" between August 11, when it was added to the rotation, and August 25 5 Average number of text inquiries received every time the station plays "The Walk" 0 Copies of Shabazz Palaces' Black Up sold in the Flint/Saginaw/Bay City, Mich. market Specific album sales number courtesy of Nielsen SoundScan. Fleet Foxes play The Paramount at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 6 and Wed., Sept. 7. Shabazz Palaces plays Bumbershoot's Fisher Green Stage at 5:45 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 3.

 
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