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 Post subject: Re: Bitter- Sweet Forum Member Reviews
PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:04 pm 
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Alan: "Will be interesting to see how the album performs in the charts. Should make a dent at least in UK & I guess Germany, where the 'Babylon Berlin' soundtrack reached #22 and was on their album chart for 9 weeks."

Sorry, Alan, not this week. At least not within the top 100 album charts in Germany. But it was album of the week of the (state-owned) radio station "mdr". The "musikexpress" magazine valuated Bitter-Sweet with 4 out of 6 stars and the reviewer was very sympathetic and warm-hearted. Maybe Bryan's back in the German charts next week 8-) .


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 Post subject: Re: Bitter- Sweet Forum Member Reviews
PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:27 pm 
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pianoman wrote:

Sorry, Alan, not this week. At least not within the top 100 album charts in Germany. But it was album of the week of the (state-owned) radio station "mdr". The "musikexpress" magazine valuated Bitter-Sweet with 4 out of 6 stars and the reviewer was very sympathetic and warm-hearted. Maybe Bryan's back in the German charts next week 8-) .


Well, it was only released last Friday, and the charts are issued on a Friday, so sales won't be included until tomorrow's chart I guess. Will have to wait and see.


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 Post subject: Re: Bitter- Sweet Forum Member Reviews
PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:50 pm 
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Chart update for 3/12/18 has him at 43.

https://www.officialcharts.com/charts/a ... rt-update/

No doubt it will fall a few places before Friday's chart but great to see it there.
I think it is wonderful that both Andy and Bryan are producing projects they love 46 years after 'Roxy Music'.


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 Post subject: Re: Bitter- Sweet Forum Member Reviews
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:48 pm 
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Bitter-Sweet enters the UK album chart at #60 with first week sales of 3,117.


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 Post subject: Re: Bitter- Sweet Forum Member Reviews
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:54 pm 
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Bitter-Sweet enters the UK album chart at #60 with first week sales of 3,117

Adding some perspective given the genre versus a conventional BF release, it's 49 on the official physical chart but, more tellingly, number 1 on the official jazz and blues chart.


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 Post subject: Re: Bitter- Sweet Forum Member Reviews
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:44 pm 
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UKRichard wrote:
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Bitter-Sweet enters the UK album chart at #60 with first week sales of 3,117

Adding some perspective given the genre versus a conventional BF release, it's 49 on the official physical chart but, more tellingly, number 1 on the official jazz and blues chart.


More on genres - in America 'Tha Jazz Age' entered the Jazz chart at #1 but failed to crack the Billboard top 200.


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 Post subject: Re: Bitter- Sweet Forum Member Reviews
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:19 pm 
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No laughing at the back especially from my dear Windswept 2 but my good lady gave me Bitter Sweet as one of my birthday presents today.


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