Tuesday, December 26, 2006

2006 Good Records Top 30 Sales Chart


1. Midlake-The Trials Of Van Occupanther
2. The Polyphonic Spree-Wait
3. Grandaddy-Just Like The Fambly Cat
4. Wolfmother-Wolfmother
5. Band Of Horses-Everything All The Time
6. Nobody & Mystic Chords Of Memory-Tree Colored See
7. Theater Fire-Everybody Has A Dark Side
8. The Flaming Lips-At War With The Mystics
9. Thom Yorke-The Eraser
10. Black Angels-Passover
11. Danielson-Ships
12. Red Monroe-Red Monroe
13. Beirut-Gulag Orkestar
14. Built To Spill-You In Reverse
15. the pAper chAse-Now You Are One Of Us
16. Decemberists-Crane Wife
17. Sufjan Stevens-The Avalanche
18. Raconteurs-Broken Boy Soldiers
19. Yeah Yeah Yeahs-Show Your Bones
20. TV On The Radio-Return To Cookie Mountain
21. Fair To Midland-Drawn And Quartered EP
22. Sufjan Stevens-Songs For Christmas
23. Regina Spektor-Begin To Hope
24. Belle & Sebastian-The Life Pursuit
25. Joanna Newsom-Ys
26. Astronautalis-Mighty Ocean & Nine Dark Theaters
27. Vetiver-To Find Me Gone
28. Starlight Mints-Drowaton
29. Pilotdrift-Water Sphere
30. Sufjan Stevens-Illinois

12 Comments:

Anonymous mc said...

Midlake ... no wonder zine-o-phonic bought tickets for a Denton band two months in advance ... I was kinda scratching my head over that one

1:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

2006 7-11 Top 5 Sales Chart
1.Go Go Taquitos
2.1/4 lb Big Bite Hot Dog
3.Big Gulp
4.7-11 Coffee
5.7-11 Cookies

4:12 PM  
Blogger stonedranger said...

yeah, I guess the crybabies that complain about people not supporting the local scene, bro, won't have much to say about this list... lots of local bands appear on it, including one at the top spot.

4:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

21. Fair To Midland-Drawn And Quartered EP

5:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you mean more assholes bought sufjan steven's trite SHIT than joanna newsome AND belle and sebastien? I thought you guys were elitist pricks! c'mon, pick that pride up off the ground and buy some REAL records, folks!

6:01 PM  
Blogger stonedranger said...

you thought WHO was an elitist prick? Everyone that shops at Good Records?

7:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

very strange #1 but I guess they ARE from texas so it would make sense

7:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the new joanna hasn't been out very long.
the midlake had most of the year to rack up numbers.
bamnan was so much better anyway.
belle & s. is some tired old stuff these days.
their new one was embarassing.

8:30 PM  
Blogger Zine-O-Phonic said...

Yeah, well I have only been in Dallas for a little over a year, and didn't hear of midlake until mid summer.

I once posted about how it never seems like shows sell out around here, compared to chicago, where ticketed events tend to sell out in seconds. Then the next week I couldn't get into a sold out show. So I just buy tickets when they go onsale if I want to see a band. I bought tickets to see Jeff Tweedy the same day, and that already sold out.

Speaking of tickets... Grizzly Bear tix are available via Front Gate.

9:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

22. violent squid cdr

1:24 PM  
Blogger OperationKitten said...

I bet that Grandaddy show helped out that last album a lot............

Good show, though.

2:01 AM  
Blogger Freudian Slip said...

Glad to see the Decemberists on there, though I fear their popularity may lesson the effect of their next record, just seems to be how it goes!
Matt

5:50 PM  

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