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Now what?! charts summary

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This list is being continuously updated. Progress of the album in charts around the world is neatly summarized here.

The first week of Now what?! out in the wild is over and the first official chart positions accounting for both online and offline sales are in.

The actual sales numbers are a bit difficult to come by. One source provides weekly global sales with numbers appearing to be not cumulative, therefore missing data for the critical first few days after the release:

Total confirmed sales: 106,000.

Assuming exponential decay in sales, first week (April 26 to May 2) numbers can be estimated at 85 to 90 thousand, with 160-170 thousand cumulative for the first three weeks.

Another source gives slightly different numbers:

  • April 28: #40, 19,100
  • May 5: #8, 76,200
  • May 12: #20, 37,300
  • May 19: #34, 27,400
  • May 26: #46, 20,000

Total confirmed sales: 180,000.

If you have any confirmed chart positions, please post in the comments, preferably with a prooflink.

Thanks to Ke79, Daniel Bengtsson, Andrey Gusenkov, Bjørn Sund, Mike Eriksson, Ron, laski, Nigel Young, ron, joroz, Giuseppe, Akis, alessandro, Joerg, Apollo, micke, and many, many others for the info.

Special thanks to Esteban, joroz and Nigel Young for continuing updates.



217 Comments to “Now what?! charts summary”:

  1. 1
    groovingwalt says:

    it is confirmed by ear music #1 in germany….check out the facebook-page of them!

  2. 2
    Jörg says:

    This week’s new entries in the German Album charts will be published tomorrow. “Now What?!” will be at Number 1. This has already been confirmed by earMusic/edel via their Facebook page.

  3. 3
    Joerg says:

    Some more chart positions:

    http://acharts.us/album/77730

    And they will be No. 1 in the German charts published this Friday according to the record company:

    https://www.facebook.com/earmusicofficial

  4. 4
    laski says:

    also #19 in Spain
    #26 Denmark

  5. 5
    Nick Soveiko says:

    @1 & @2:
    (in the interests of good journalism) a claim by the record company is not an independent confirmation. ;-) we’ll wait until tomorrow.

  6. 6
    Steve Marshall says:

    Wow, great stuff. This album deserves to be a best-seller.

  7. 7
    kraatzy says:

    That makes sense:

    A sensational good record results in a very good chart number

    LLRnR

    LLDnP

    kraatzy

  8. 8
    Nigel Young says:

    http://www.media-control.de/deep-purple-mit-siebtem-nummer-eins-album.html

  9. 9
    Buttockss says:

    In america No#500, Justin beiber #1, “strange ways”.

  10. 10
    cyclone says:

    @9 sad but true. Any boy with a goofy hairdo…girl’s voice….Jackson 5 dance moves….and electronic drum can become a musical star here in the USA. The media brainwash listeners into what is hip and what is not. The new DP jams will be a blip on the radar…..yep..pretty sad indeed.

  11. 11
    micke says:

    As I understand it, NW went # 1 in Czech Republic too. Way to go!

  12. 12
    Roberto says:

    In america No#500? that’s why they hardly will tour Usa and they are not in the R’N’R’HOF…

    anyway Now What is numer 1 even on the Czech Republic chart…

  13. 13
    Reinder Dijkhuis says:

    The German Wikipedia entry lists only five other #1 positions for Deep Purple: In Rock, Fireball, Machine Head, Burn, and, surprisingly, The House Of Blue Light. Probably a different chart or calculation method. I see that Bananas also did pretty well in Germany.

    http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Purple

  14. 14
    Jörg says:

    @Reinder: “Made in Japan” was also at #1 in Germany. This does not appear in the Wikipedia list, because this only focuses on the studio albums. But it is mentioned there in the live albums list.

  15. 15
    purplepriest1965 says:

    HOBL is not for everyone the biggest Deep purple fuck up.

  16. 16
    micke says:

    @ 13 I know for sure MIJ went to #1 in Germany, maybe not counted because it’s a livealbum..?

  17. 17
    Claus says:

    You forgot ” Made in Japan”, who was also No. 1 in Germany ( you have to look under “Livealben”), so with “Now what” we totally got
    seven No. 1 albums for Deep Purple in Germany right now. Unfortunately, “Perfect Strangers” “only” went No. 2 in 1984 due to strong
    competitors namely in person of Sade (“Diamond Life”) and Herbert Grönemeyer (“4630 Bochum”, an album who sold over 2,5 million
    copies at the end in Germany which means No. 3 top-selling album of all time).

  18. 18
    Nigel Young says:

    Reinder – ignore w*k*p*d*a – the previous six German chart-topping albums were In Rock, Fireball, Machine Head, Made In Japan, Burn and The House Of Blue Light.

  19. 19
    Reinder Dijkhuis says:

    Roberto: the record isn’t out for another week in the US.

    Nigel: as others have commented, MIJ was listed in another section, so no need to cast aspersions on Wikipedia for that omission.

  20. 20
    James Gemmell says:

    In the United States, there’s no mention of the album yet. Corporate radio/classic rock. Hopefully, it’ll get more attention this summer. As an American, I’m embarrassed by the so-called Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It’s a beautiful building, but all corporate-controlled. The fans, in America and worldwide, voted for Rush and Deep Purple to be in the Hall. Geddy Lee of Rush says it’s ridiculous Purple didn’t make it. Doesn’t matter, though. Everyone over 40 here knows/loves Purple. Everyone younger than 40 never heard of them.

  21. 21
    ron says:

    Wikepedia’s Now What page shows it opened at 115 in the USA. If true this is the biggest selling album since Slave and Masters in the USA which opened lower than 115 but peaked around 90. However, I can’t confirm this. If all these charts are true, this is the biggest Purple Album world wide since HOBL.

  22. 22
    Roberto says:

    19@ that’s based on the pre-ordering (around 4000 copies) and it gives an impression of how many copies it will sell…

  23. 23
    purplepriest1965 says:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlY8AjWo27g

    Nice clip.

    I just thought : why does he not hear stuff from it?

    Would that be deleted by the DP company?
    I cant find any tracks of the album on YT. Remarkable.

    Does that result from intense labour by someone who is appointed just for that?
    Is it possible for artists nowadays to reach an agreement with YT to act legally within certain boundaries?

    I d understand such an action if it was for some weeks or months just to push sales.
    Then again, YT is PROMOTION as well and dl’ing means you dont have the original with the artwork and the lossless quality, so……

    It would be interesting to know what it effects in quantities / salesnumbers resulting from actions like these.

    How many people go on buy a relatively expensive product instead of downloading or waiting because there is nota complete album on YT?

    Like with earlier albums I burn my copy on a rewritable and wait for a cheaper offering, maybe 2nd hand later on.

    If that means I miss out on certain special limited editions, ok.

    Waiting also means I weed out the ridicilous duplications due to more than 1 edition.

    Uptill now , in the end that is, I bought about everything but just waited since Abandon.

    Sometimes I postpone even when I find, for instance, a touredition of ROTD(I still only have the vinyl edition, unplayed)for just 10 euro.

    Choices.

    I ll try to grab both the most interesting editions of ROTD and NOW WHAT when the time comes.
    By now I should be able to make a nice sampler of the Airey/Morse era.

    I dont know what a regular copy of a DeLuxe edition costs.
    I seldomly hear a new album in recent years I really want to own.

    Should I really mention that I would act differently alltogether if I could buy a new MK 2 album? : )

  24. 24
    ron says:

    It is confirmed! The new issue of Billboard ( 18 May 13) has Deep Purple’s new album at 115 on the US charts and #1 on the German Billboard Chart as well. WoW!

    http://www.billboard.com/charts/billboard-200?page=5

  25. 25
    joroz says:

    #12 in Italy
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

    Really great album and the charts shows exactly that.

  26. 26
    Deepest says:

    n. 12 in Italy

  27. 27
    Giuseppe says:

    Hi the album is also n. 12 in Italy.
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

  28. 28
    peter chrisp says:

    Can’t wait for my copy from the U.K. and the best part too, there are so many positive reviews all over the net, although i haven’t seen a copy yet in Australia, but as i write that will change, so i have had a listen to all 12 ‘samples” and from what fans have been suggesting there is a little “Perfect Strangers” a slice of “Perpendicular” i will absolutely go “Bananas” once i receive the album!! Any chart action is always success no matter how many copies it sells! Well done guys!!

  29. 29
    Nigel Young says:

    Scotland last week: 13
    Scottish Albums Top 40 – 11th May 2013
    http://www.officialcharts.com/scottish-albums-chart/

    UK Record Store Albums: 5
    Official Record Store Albums Top 40 – 11th May 2013
    http://www.officialcharts.com/record-store-albums-chart/

    It is absent from the latest official UK midweek chart Top 40 (it was 11 last midweek, so 19 for the full week showed that its sales were already declining http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/rudimental-look-set-to-find-a-home-at-the-top-of-the-official-albums-chart-2194/)

  30. 30
    David Sanderson says:

    I know times have changed but by my reckoning the Number 19 position in UK is the highest chart placing in this country since ‘The House of Blue light’, when you consider that DP get very little mainstream media coverage it’s no mean feat.

  31. 31
    Akis says:

    Hi everyone the album is also number 20 in Greece so far!
    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_el.html

  32. 32
    joroz says:

    #20 in Greece

    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_en.html

  33. 33
    alessandro says:

    wow : n. 1 in finland !!!!! (second week from issue)

    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2

  34. 34
    Ke79 says:

    I am shocked in a good way. Now What?! on 1st place (week 19) in Norway!!! Can’t almost believe its true?! Its time for Norwegian radio channels to play some songs from this album, now that it is on 1st place! I hope the radio channels take notice of Deep Purple’s position on this chart, as it is the official top 40 album chart.

  35. 35
    Apollo says:

    36th in its first week in the French side of the Belgian charts (33 was in Flanders, sorry, we’re complicated !), it’s now 14th.

    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a

  36. 36
    Joerg says:

    No. 5 in Poland:

    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

  37. 37
    Nick Soveiko says:

    Apollo @36:
    complicated indeed! ;-) thanks for clarifying this.

  38. 38
    Nigel Young says:

    Sweden: Down from 7 to 13.
    Ireland: Was 87. Now out of the Top 100.

    You missed @29:
    Scotland: 13

  39. 39
    shaun says:

    Still waiting in Australia,it doesn’t take that long to send some cds down here,its killing me hearing how good it sounds,oh well back to you tube.

  40. 40
    Xavier Gomez says:

    -yes, “its good to be king…” finally, some well-deserved recognition of a band that prove it has gone “Above and Beyond” the shadow of Blackmore and Jon. it is heartening to hear the heart and soul on Jon on may tracks, and as a Purple fan, I am glad to hear an album with much dept and creativity. Shine on uncommon men.

  41. 41
    micke says:

    It have moved up secon week in Denmark too, from # 26 to # 18.

  42. 42
    Eirik Solum says:

    Sorry, no. 11 globally!
    http://acharts.us/world_albums_top_40

  43. 43
    Eirik Solum says:

    Accoring to World Album top 40, Now What is #11 globally!

    http://acharts.us/world_albums_top_40

  44. 44
    George Martin says:

    Can someone tell us how many actual copies have been sold world wide? Saying it’s # 1 here and # 2 there really does not tell us much. # 1 in one country may only mean 500 copies where as # 18 in another country might mean 30,000 copies. I know it might be difficult to come up with a number but it’s something I would like to know.

  45. 45
    Matt D. says:

    I can’t see the album staying in the charts unless it gets radio and tv exposure. Are any of the new songs on the radio?

  46. 46
    podzilla says:

    All the time in the world, filmed in Ischgl, Austria.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VTVrCOixC0

    Sounds nice :-)

  47. 47
    peter chrisp says:

    Shaun @39 it’s finally out now in Australia, it took awhile, the original release date was 28-29th April we had to wait 2 weeks, it’s worth it though

  48. 48
    Brian says:

    @47, I haven’t got mine yet. So I repeat the words of Shaun @39 “it doesn’t take that long to send some cds down here’.
    If bands / labels don’t want their stuff downloaded illegaly, then make it available, please!!!!

  49. 49
    micke says:

    Hungary # 7.

  50. 50
    Nigel Young says:

    @44 “51.000″ according to http://www.mediatraffic.de/albums.htm

  51. 51
    Reinder Dijkhuis says:

    I’d also be interested in the raw numbers. Nice as those chart numbers are, I am hoping for the band to recoup so they’ll make another record in a year or two instead of making us wait forever…

  52. 52
    Nigel Young says:

    NW?! in the UK charts:
    Top 100 Albums: from 19 to 69
    Rock & Metal Albums: from 1 to 4
    Record Store Albums: from 5 to 17
    Scottish Albums: from 13 to nowhere!

    Spain: from 19 to 30

  53. 53
    gillan says:

    Latest charts (unconfirmed)

    38 in Afganistan
    17 in Namibia
    8 in Antigua y Barbuda
    31 in Anguila
    4 in Azerbaiyan

  54. 54
    tahvo says:

    In Finland last week #8, in this week #13, BUT last week it was the highest ranking non-Finnish album, and this week the second highest. In a some reason, nowadays Finnish music totally dominates in the offical list.

  55. 55
    joroz says:

    From two days the album climbing Amazon US charts (amazon.com). It was way outside top 100 few days ago, but from Saturday is in top 70 and at the moment is on number 62.

    I hope that will put Now What in at least top 100 or higher in the billboard 200 this week.

  56. 56
    ALESSANDRO says:

    greece 21 second week ;)

    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_en.html

  57. 57
    Ke79 says:

    All The Time In The World was played on the radio program for the Norwegian Top 40 Album Chart on the radio channel NRK P3 on Sunday 12.05.13. Proof here http://radio.nrk.no/serie/vg-lista-topp-40/mynf09001913/12-05-2013 . The song can be heard at the end of the program, at 01:55:20

  58. 58
    HZ says:

    German people were always with perfect taste for good music, since before Beethoven and from then onwards. :-)

  59. 59
    purplepriest1965 says:

    Ludwig van Beethoven came from Limburg, a part in the north of Belgium.
    Which boundaries are next to …..Limburg….in The Netherlands that is.

  60. 60
    purplepriest1965 says:

    Appearantly I ve been misinformed way back.
    No info on Limburg in here.

    But he remains half Belgian/half German.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_van_Beethoven

  61. 61
    Reinder Dijkhuis says:

    HZ: You don’t get any German TV or radio, do you?

    It would seem from the numbers, that the USA is still the second or third market for DP, despite the pityful chart showing in the US charts. My guesstimate would be Germany 25,000; UK 5-10,000 USA 5000 and then all the other markets. But if anyone has, like, actual data, I’d be interested in seeing it.

  62. 62
    Les Hedger says:

    Here in the USA the media continually cram the latest “Fad” in music at everyone no matter how untalented or crappy it is. Purple havn’t got a chance here.

  63. 63
    Ted The Mechanic says:

    I have an order on Amazon placed a month ago. But when I phoned a local record store they advised they had it in. Hurried to the store and from the first note until the very last was blown away. Many albums take time to grow on the listener. I knew straight away that this was to be an exception. Smile ear to ear and played again after the end. And i am playing it again. And again. And again. Headphones last night to capture every last nuance. Many comments here sum up a large majority of thumbs up. Ezrin is a freak. Don Airey’s playing is off of the charts. Great testament to Sir Jon. Steve usual tasteful playing, with Ezrin keeping him on a leash, not too short but perfect for the song structures and overall cohesiveness of the record. I find Gillan’s voice to be superb and the rhythm kings Ian and Roger the usual superlative duo.

    Each and every album stands on its own. From Shades through to Now What ?! and the host of those who were in Purple past and present, It’s all good. The Purple vibe continues.

    I pray this is not the final chapter….

    Peace,
    Ted

  64. 64
    Joerg says:

    No. 5 in Germany in the second week:

    http://www.musikmarkt.de/Aktuell/News/Charts-Deutschland-KW-20-Reinhard-Mey-KC-Rebell-Caro-Emerald-auf-dem-Podest-mit-Videos

  65. 65
    Geoff says:

    I love this album. Been there through all the years, and this is simply an amazing album. They should achieve considerable praise in the U.S. if there is any justice. I am so damned proud to be a Purple fan.

  66. 66
    Esteban says:

    No. 5 in Czech Republic in second week.

    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/

  67. 67
    joroz says:

    Sweden down to #13 in the second week

    http://www.swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130510

  68. 68
    joroz says:

    Switzerland #10 in the second week

    http://www.hitparade.ch/weekchart.asp?cat=a&date=20130519&year=2013

  69. 69
    joroz says:

    Czech Republic #5 in the second week

    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?hitp=P

  70. 70
    joroz says:

    Hungary #8 in the second week # 7 in the first

    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista

  71. 71
    joroz says:

    France #44 in the second week

    http://www.snepmusique.com/fr/pag-256595-Albums-physiques.html?cid=536193

  72. 72
    Esteban says:

    No 12 in Austria in last week.
    http://oe3.orf.at/charts/stories/album/

  73. 73
    joroz says:

    #18 in Italy in the second week

    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

    As I can see its out of Billboard 200 in the second week, which is a real shame for such an exellent album. But probably in US the music audience is completely different from the rest of the world.

  74. 74
    purplepriest1965 says:

    61

    I learnt this week that these kinda problems, talking Internet here, can be evaded by using Proxy for example.

  75. 75
    Esteban says:

    5th in Poland in second week

    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=806&lang=

  76. 76
    Esteban says:

    Also Third on Norwegian charts in third week

  77. 77
    Esteban says:

    Oh, it seems that I forgot about the link. Here it is:
    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2/dato/2013/uke/20

  78. 78
    Esteban says:

    Even more charts:
    http://danishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a
    No 36 in Denmark

    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=a
    No 50 in Belgium (Flemich charts)

    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a
    No 34 in Belgium (French charts)

    And one more thing – in Greece in second week Now What was 21st no 20th.

  79. 79
    ron says:

    It fell out of the US Billboard charts after entering at a respectable 115 for the band, I would not be surprised to see it re-enter the charts next week. At amazon.com it is now top 40 and have been top 100 for a while. It keeps climbing. If amazon is a good indicator, and I think it is, the new Purple album is doing ok.

  80. 80
    schiele says:

    /France: unfortunately, the official second week position of NW is n° 57 (not 44 — those are just so-called “physical” sales). n°23 position in first week correctly refers to physical sales+legal downloads.

    http://www.chartsinfrance.net/charts/albums.php,p3

  81. 81
    Esteban says:

    No 81 in current week in UK.

  82. 82
    Marcus Streets says:

    Checking the UK rock album chart, they are as noted no 3 up 1, overtaking Joe Satriani who is down 6 to 8.

    However, apparently neither Bat out of Hell nor Best of Bon Jovi is a Rock album – both are listed above Deep Purple on the Album Chart. Oddly Tubular Bells is a rock album.

    Categories, don;t you just love them.

    Marcus

  83. 83
    Nigel Young says:

    NW?! in the official UK charts:
    Record Store Albums:
    from 5 to 17 to 24

  84. 84
    Nigel Young says:

    Regarding sales, you wrote:

    “before May 3: ???
    week of May 3-9: 51,000
    week of May 10-16: 30,000
    Assuming exponential decay in sales, first week (April 26 to May 2) numbers can be estimated at 85 to 90 thousand, with 160-170 thousand cumulative for the first three weeks.”

    Ditch your “85 to 90 thousand” – that misses the point of how charts are measured and reported!!! Charts are always in arrears, Purple were never going to be in the charts for any week to 2nd May, as that was its first week on sale. Look at Germany – one of the first countries to see the album but has only had two charts as yet. Yesterday’s UK chart carries a week ending date of 25th May – the week that it is current (19th to 25th), not the week’s sales that it measured (12th-18th).
    The 51,000 relates to the first week of chart action. There is no uniform week ending date. Some are published a day after the week to which they relate (UK), Germany’s is published 8 days after the week to which sales they relate.

    You also wrote:
    “with numbers appearing to be not cumulative,”

    Obviously, because charts are of sales in any given week in isolation (not cumulative sales).

  85. 85
    Nick Soveiko says:

    Nigel:
    the charts are in arrears, but not *that much* in arrears. e.g. chart posted on may 4 (http://www.mediatraffic.de/albums-week19-2013.htm) already has several albums which were released on april 23 pretty high up, but not purple, which started appearing on april 26. so still don’t think 51,000 includes all the sales from the very beginning, albeit my estimate of 85-90,000 is definitely overly optimistic. the true number must be under 20,000 as that was the chart cutoff figure for week 19.

  86. 86
    joroz says:

    #13 in Greece week 3

    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_en.html

  87. 87
    joroz says:

    #16 in Sweden week 3

    http://www.swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130517

  88. 88
    Piotr P says:

    Sweden -3rd week – #16 http://swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a

  89. 89
    Nigel Young says:

    A couple of examples, two extremes:

    UK (Sunday to Saturday sales; published following day)
    Sales week — Chart week — Position
    28/4 to 04/5 — 05/5 to 11/5 — 19
    05/5 to 11/5 — 12/5 to 18/5 — 69
    12/5 to 18/5 — 19/5 to 25/5 — 81
    19/5 to 25/5 — 26/5 to 01/6 —

    Germany (Friday to Thursday sales; published 8 days later – trade get to know sooner)
    Sales week — Chart week — Position
    26/4 to 02/5 — 10/5 to 16/5 — 1
    03/5 to 09/5 — 17/5 to 23/5 — 5
    10/5 to 16/5 — 24/5 to 30/5 — TBA
    17/5 to 23/5 — 31/5 to 06/6 —

    No sales unaccounted for.

  90. 90
    Piotr P says:

    Another 3rd week positions:
    Finland – #23 – http://www.finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a
    Czech Republic – #8 – http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/

  91. 91
    Piotr P says:

    Switzerland – 3rd week – #11 -http://swisscharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a
    Spain – seems to be dropped off the charts – http://www.elportaldemusica.es/albumes.php

  92. 92
    alessandro says:

    the album seems that has became gold in russia (25.000 copies,,with n.3 as highest position in the charts)

    http://www.bravewords.com/news/204369

  93. 93
    Nigel Young says:

    “Classic Today Hit Parade, the official classification of Capital Radio, with songs destined to become the new classics. A Top 10 conducted by Fabio Arboit….” I’m not sure about the science behind this genre chart of sorts, if any, but All The Time In The World is at number one… http://www.capital.it/capital/musica/classic-today

  94. 94
    Esteban says:

    #11 in Switzerland in third week.
    http://www.hitparade.ch/weekchart.asp?cat=a&date=20130526&year=2013

  95. 95
    Esteban says:

    #13 in Hungary in third week
    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista

  96. 96
    micke says:

    ?! apparently went Gold in Russia after just three weeks!

  97. 97
    lior says:

    25000 copies in russia! Turn to gold album!

  98. 98
    Esteban says:

    Whoa! Deep Purple are back on Billboard charts! #110 in third week.
    http://www.billboard.com/artist/300672/deep-purple/chart?f=305

  99. 99
    Ron says:

    Purple is back on the Billboard charts in the USA at 110 this week. I had a feeling this would happen. Since the VP video, their sales on Amazon USA has been as high as 37 and consistently in top 100.

    http://www.billboard.com/charts/billboard-200?page=5

    Unfortunately it appears they are not doing “That Metal Show.” That would have been another big boost. It was ripe for a 1 hour Purple show. The shows were tapped in May so I have no idea why Purple’s management did not dispatch at least Steve, Roger and Ian Gillan.

  100. 100
    Ron says:

    Also, #7 in Hard rock chart this week just behind Joe Satriani (Billboard USA 1 June). Apparently Purple was number 20 last week.

  101. 101
    Claus says:

    # 12 in Germany in third week :
    http://canna.to/canna/alben.php

  102. 102
    Ron says:

    Does anybody have confirmed numbers – albums sold – for all studio albums after Perfect Strangers. HOBL, SM, TBRO, Purp, Abandon, Bananas and ROTD?? I saw folks posting previously that ROTD sold over a million world wide and Bananas 500K. If so, why does the band openly state that there is no money in making albums?

  103. 103
    Brendan Johnston says:

    In its third week, NW?! reentered the U.S. Billboard charts at 110 (higher than the first week).

  104. 104
    Rune says:

    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2

    norway week 4: #6

  105. 105
    Esteban says:

    #8 in Poland in third week.
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=807&lang=

  106. 106
    Claus says:

    # 12 in Germany in third week
    http://www.viva.tv/charts/17-viva-album-top-50

  107. 107
    Esteban says:

    #67 in Flemish Charts (4th week)
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a
    #30 in Belgium French Charts (4th week)
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a
    #26 in Italy (3rd week)
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

  108. 108
    Esteban says:

    Also #6 in Norway (4th week)
    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2

  109. 109
    Esteban says:

    #23 in Austria (3rd week)
    http://www.austriancharts.at/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130524

  110. 110
    Nigel Young says:

    NOW What?! down to number 12 in Germany, third week.

  111. 111
    Joerg says:

    # 12 in Germany in the third week:

    http://www.mtv.de/charts/4-album-top-50

  112. 112
    Esteban says:

    According to Mediatraffic website, band sold another 25000 units in last week.
    http://www.mediatraffic.de/albums.htm

  113. 113
    Ivica says:

    NW!? is a good album from the first song until the sixth song
    from the seventh to the last song … Blood From A Stone, Uncommon Man, Apres Vous, All The Time In The World, Vincent Price … brilliant

  114. 114
    Nigel Young says:

    NW?! in the official UK charts:
    Top 100 Albums:
    from 19 to 69 to 81 to 95
    Rock & Metal Albums:
    from 1 to 4 to 3 to 7
    Record Store Albums:
    from 5 to 17 to 24 to 32
    Scottish Albums:
    13 and then gone

  115. 115
    Nigel Young says:

    Regarding:
    “May 3: ??? (between 0 and 20,000)
    May 10: 51,000
    May 17: 30,000
    May 24: 25,000″
    This still misses the point of a week’s chart being for the previous week’s sales (even later in Germany).

    Germany ——————————————- UK —————————————————- Global
    Sales week – Chart week — Position – Sales week – Chart week — Position – Pos/Sales
    26/4 to 02/5 10/5 to 16/5 — 1 ——— 28/4 to 04/5 – 05/5 to 11/5 – 19 ——— 11 51,000
    03/5 to 09/5 17/5 to 23/5 — 5 ——— 05/5 to 11/5 – 12/5 to 18/5 – 69 ——— 27 30,000
    10/5 to 16/5 24/5 to 30/5 – 12 ——— 12/5 to 18/5 – 19/5 to 25/5 – 81 ——— 40 25,000
    17/5 to 23/5 31/5 to 06/6 — TBA —— 19/5 to 25/5 – 26/5 to 01/6 – 95 ——— TBA (TBA)

  116. 116
    Piotr P says:

    France 3rd week – #84- http://www.chartsinfrance.net/charts/albums.php,p5

  117. 117
    micke says:

    ?! enters at #3 in Japan.

  118. 118
    alessandro says:

    the album seems that has entered Japanese International album charts at n. 3 !

    http://www.bravewords.com/news/204715

  119. 119
    Nick Soveiko says:

    Nigel @118:

    ok, ok, you’ve convinced me about germany and uk. but can you account for all the countries like that?

    e.g. it looks like russian sales are not included in mediatraffik.de’s numbers because they have no official charts (notwithstanding the recent claim of #3 and 25,000):

    ALBUMS WHICH PLACED IN MOST OR ALL OF OUR MONITORED COUNTRIES, GET ADDITIONAL POINTS FOR COUNTRIES WHICH HAVE NO OFFICIAL CHARTS LIKE RUSSIA, CHINA, INDIA, TURKEY ETC.

    my point is, the numbers quoted by mediatraffik are estimates and should not be taken as the whole truth and nothing but the truth. that’s why my disclaimer of <20,000 in the first week. we just don’t know for sure. and probably will never know.

  120. 120
    Nigel Young says:

    The album release dates were fixed to maximize the sales in the first week. The 51k IS the first week’s sales. My point is there is no territory where initial sales fell-down-the-back-of-the-settee. IF you could find a territory where they entered the chart ‘a week late’, you might be on to something but I doubt you’ll find such a beast. (DPAS were knocking out copies Thu-Fri-Sat prior to its release to get them to people for the Monday – I don’t know if those counted in any UK chart return stats. Oh and about three copies in Denmark got out early.)
    The only oddity was a UK release on a Friday for ATTITW and HTP, giving them just Friday/Saturday on sale. UK singles are usually available as downloads on Sundays and physical copies from Mondays.
    Russia is still a law unto itself. :-)
    Your:
    May 3: ??? (between 0 and 20,000)
    May 10: 51,000
    May 17: 30,000
    May 24: 25,000
    Should be:
    May 3: 51,000
    May 10: 30,000
    May 17: 25,000
    May 24 TBA (but we may never know, unless Japan and USA make a difference)

  121. 121
    Tracy(Zero the Hero)Heyder says:

    #118

    Thanks for sharing that. Great focus on the ?! release here. Purple definitely is getting some good acknowledgement for a change. ‘Bout time?!

    Ch-BeerZ?!

  122. 122
    Fresh says:

    First… sorry for my English

    There is another source (I have been checkin’ it for years) that shows a diferent amount of sales. Here is the link:

    http://www.musicharts.net/index.php?cat=charts&chid=0

    That’s the link for the sales of the week from 6-5-13 to 12-5-13; you can check previous weeks too. The data that offers this page are as follow:

    week 22-4-13 28-4-13 nº 40 worlwide 19.100
    week 29-4-13 5-5-13 nº 8 worlwide 76.200
    week 6-5-13 12-5-13 nº 20 worlwide 37.300

    As you can see, the numbers are slighty better… ( 132.600 sold!)… not that bad…

  123. 123
    Emilio Urdapilleta says:

    According to the sales in Norway, they should be near “gold” there by now.

    Maybe they can reach “gold” in Germany and Finland, too.

  124. 124
    joroz says:

    according to this site

    http://www.musicharts.net/index.php?cat=charts&chid=0

    now what has 132600 copies sold up to 12.05

  125. 125
    alessandro says:

    Italian charts 4th week from 26 to n.25
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

    switzerland n.23
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

    austria n. 32
    http://www.austriancharts.at/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    sweden n.20
    http://www.swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    poland n.11
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

    czech republic n.14
    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?hitp=P

  126. 126
    joroz says:

    Japan #50 week 1

    http://www.oricon.co.jp/rank/ja/w/2013-06-03/more/6/

    After some research looks like that Oricon chart is the official chart in Japan.

    I don’t know what means “Japanese international album chart” in which the album is #3 according to official facebook page of the band.

    Probably this chart exclude japanese artists?

    It would be nice if someone from Japan make some explanations so to be clear for all of us.

  127. 127
    Esteban says:

    Also
    #22 in Germany
    http://www.mtv.de/charts/4-album-top-50

    #13 in Norway
    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2/dato/2013/uke/22

    #33 in Hungary
    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista

    #21 in Finland
    http://www.finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=201321

    #74 in Netherlands
    http://www.dutchcharts.nl/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F!&cat=a

    #135 in France
    http://www.chartsinfrance.net/Deep-Purple-/Now-What–ac28746.html

    #36 in Greece
    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_en.html

    #59 in Belgium (Flemish)
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    #34 in Belgium (French)
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    That’s it!!!

  128. 128
    Roberto says:

    ROTD over one million copies sold pratically without charting while NOW WHAT?! just around 130.000 copies (for the moment) charting so high…that’s strange…

  129. 129
    Nick Soveiko says:

    @126
    according to our japanese expert, it’s actually #15 in the international (‘western’) albums chart. see link in the article.

  130. 130
    George says:

    http://www.musicharts.net/index.php?cat=charts&chid=0

    another 27.400 units sold on 4th week

    What about RotD selling over one million copies, I think it’s one of the biggest jokes DP members has ever said.

  131. 131
    micke says:

    @ 129 Nick, does your japanese expert have the historical charts positions for deep purple?
    It would be interesting to see how they have done through the years.

  132. 132
    nick soveiko says:

    @131
    here it is:

    There is. The red numbers mean the highest position and the number of weeks it was in the chart.
    (Different re-releases of the same album are charted seperately, as you can see – the ones appearing on the second page are paper sleeve ones.)

    http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/artist/108422/ranking/cd_album/
    http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/artist/108422/ranking/cd_album/p/2/

    (N0.2 is CHOHW, No. 3 Slaves and Masters, No. 4 Purpendicular, No 6 Nobody’s Perfect, No. 12 Burn)

  133. 133
    Nigel Young says:

    NW?! in (and out of) the official UK charts:
    Top 100 Albums:
    from 19 to 69 to 81 to 95 (and then gone)
    Rock & Metal Albums:
    from 1 to 4 to 3 to 7 to 14
    Record Store Albums:
    from 5 to 17 to 24 to 32 (and then gone)

  134. 134
    micke says:

    @ Thanks!

  135. 135
    alessandro says:

    HUNGARY THIS WEEK 34 TO 21 !!

    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista

  136. 136
    Nigel Young says:

    Independent charts: “KC Rebell behind Deep Purple … the British rock pioneers Deep Purple and their album “Now What?” slides from four to one.”
    http://www.media-control.de/independent-charts-kc-rebell-hinter-deep-purple.html

  137. 137
    Claus says:

    # 27 in Germany in fifth week:
    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35349-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-23-13.html

  138. 138
    Esteban says:

    Current charts positions
    Germany – no.27
    http://www.mtv.de/charts/4-album-top-50
    Austria – no.59
    http://www.austriancharts.at/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130607
    Czech Republic – no.20
    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/
    Switzerland – no.38
    http://swisscharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130609
    Norway – no.22
    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2/dato/2013/uke/23
    Poland – no.14
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en
    Sweden – no.22
    http://www.swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130531
    Hungary – no.21
    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista
    Finland – no.23
    http://www.finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=201322
    The Netherlands – out of top100
    Italy – no.34
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php
    France – no.171 (physique chart – 115)
    http://www.chartsinfrance.net/Deep-Purple-/Now-What–ac28746.html
    Greece – no.28
    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_en.html

    Belgian charts will be available tomorrow.

  139. 139
    Nigel Young says:

    NW?! in (and out of) the official UK charts:
    Top 100 Albums:
    from 19 to 69 to 81 to 95 (and then gone)
    Rock & Metal Albums:
    from 1 to 4 to 3 to 7 to 14 to 18*
    Record Store Albums:
    from 5 to 17 to 24 to 32 (and then gone)

    * with Copenhagen 1972 a new entry at 19

    Smoke On The Water, a re-entry, at number 15.
    http://www.officialcharts.com/rock-and-metal-singles-chart/

  140. 140
    Fresh says:

    http://www.musicharts.net/index.php?cat=charts&chid=0

    Another 20.000

  141. 141
    Nigel Young says:

    After five weeks in the charts in Poland, Mystic Production’s facebook page says the album has gone Gold.

  142. 142
    Esteban says:

    Current charts positions:
    Germany – no.32
    http://www.mtv.de/charts/4-album-top-50
    Austria – no.54
    http://www.austriancharts.at/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130614
    Czech Rep. – no.17
    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/
    Switzerland – no.46
    http://swisscharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130616
    Norway – no.23
    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2/dato/2013/uke/24
    Poland – no.21
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en
    Sweden – no.37
    http://www.swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130607
    Hungary – no.27
    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista
    Finland – no.32
    http://www.finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=201323
    Italy – no.66
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php
    France – no.195
    http://www.chartsinfrance.net/Deep-Purple-/Now-What–ac28746.html
    Greece – no.43
    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_en.html
    Belgium (Flemish) – no.77 (6th week) then no.81(seventh week)
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=a
    Belgium (France) – no.48(6th week) then no.37 (7th week)
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a

  143. 143
    Nigel Young says:

    NW?! in (and out of) the official UK charts:
    Top 100 Albums:
    from 19 to 69 to 81 to 95 (and then gone)
    Rock & Metal Albums:
    from 1 to 4 to 3 to 7 to 14 to 18* to 16
    Record Store Albums:
    from 5 to 17 to 24 to 32 (and then gone)

    * with Copenhagen 1972 a new entry at 19 (and then gone)

    Smoke On The Water, a re-entry last week at number 15, up to 13.
    http://www.officialcharts.com/rock-and-metal-singles-chart/

  144. 144
    Nigel Young says:

    Minor detail:
    Rock & Metal Albums: #1 first week, #4 second, #3 third, #7 fourth, #14 fifth, #19 sixth
    should say:
    Rock & Metal Albums: #1 first week, #4 second, #3 third, #7 fourth, #14 fifth, #18 sixth

  145. 145
    joroz says:

    Some updates

    Sweden #28 week 7
    http://www.swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130614

    Switzerland #51 week 7
    http://hitparade.ch/weekchart.asp?cat=a&date=20130623&year=2013

    Finland #29 week 7
    http://finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=201324

  146. 146
    Claus says:

    # 37 in Germany in seventh week:
    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35410-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-25-13.html

  147. 147
    Esteban says:

    80 in Italy (seventh week)
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php
    64 in Greece (seventh week)
    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_en.html

  148. 148
    Esteban says:

    # 34 in Norway (8th week)
    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2/dato/2013/uke/25

  149. 149
    Esteban says:

    Also #17 in Czech Republic (seventh week)
    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221
    and #13 in Poland (seventh week)
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

  150. 150
    joroz says:

    more updates week 7

    Greece #64
    http://www.ifpi.gr/charts_en.html

    Italy #80
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

    Czech Republic #17
    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

    Poland #13
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

    week 8

    Norway #34
    http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2/dato/2013/uke/25

  151. 151
    joroz says:

    Sweden week 8 #21
    http://www.swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130621

  152. 152
    Esteban says:

    New charts positions

    France – 7th week – #162
    http://www.chartsinfrance.net/Deep-Purple-/Now-What–ac28746.html
    Belgium (Flemish) – 8th week – 112
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=a
    Belgium (France) – 8th week – #53
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a

  153. 153
    Nigel Young says:

    NW?! in (and out of) the official UK charts:
    Top 100 Albums:
    from 19 to 69 to 81 to 95 (and then gone)
    Rock & Metal Albums:
    from 1 to 4 to 3 to 7 to 14 to 18 to 16 to 21
    Record Store Albums:
    from 5 to 17 to 24 to 32 (and then gone)

    Smoke On The Water, a re-entry at number 15, up to 13, up to 11
    http://www.officialcharts.com/rock-and-metal-singles-chart/

  154. 154
    joroz says:

    Finland week 8

    #34
    http://www.finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=201325

  155. 155
    Claus says:

    # 46 in Germany in eighth week:
    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35449-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-26-13.html

  156. 156
    alessandro says:

    Czech Republic 8th week n.23
    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

    Poland 8th week n.14
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

    Hungary 7th week n.38
    http://www.thehighwaystar.com/news/2013/05/10/now-what-charts-summary/

    Italy 8th week n.72
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

  157. 157
    Esteban says:

    Czech Rep – #23 (8th week)
    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

    Switzerland – #62 (8th week)
    http://swisscharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&date=20130630&year=2013

    Poland – #14 (8th week)
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

    Hungary – #38 (re-entry in 8th week)
    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista

    Italy – #72 (8th week)
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

    Belgium (Flemish) – #111 (9th week)
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    Belgium (France) – #63 (9th week)
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    Greece, France, Norway – dropped out the charts

  158. 158
    joroz says:

    Sweden week 9

    #26
    http://swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?year=2013&date=20130628&cat=a

  159. 159
    joroz says:

    Finland week 9 #48

    http://www.finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=201326

  160. 160
    Nigel Young says:

    NW?! in (and out of) the official UK charts:
    Top 100 Albums:
    from 19 to 69 to 81 to 95 (and then gone)
    Rock & Metal Albums:
    from 1 to 4 to 3 to 7 to 14 to 18 to 16 to 21 to 33
    Record Store Albums:
    from 5 to 17 to 24 to 32 (and then gone)

    Smoke On The Water, a re-entry at number 15, up to 13, up to 11 (and then gone)
    http://www.officialcharts.com/rock-and-metal-singles-chart/

  161. 161
    joroz says:

    Switzerland week 9 #54

    http://swisscharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&date=20130707&year=2013

  162. 162
    joroz says:

    some updates

    France Physical sales:

    week 4 113
    http://www.snepmusique.com/fr/pag-256595-Albums-physiques.html?cid=541089

    week 5 115
    http://www.snepmusique.com/fr/pag-256595-Albums-physiques.html?cid=543138
    week 6 136
    http://www.snepmusique.com/fr/pag-256595-Albums-physiques.html?cid=546226
    week 7 118
    http://www.snepmusique.com/fr/pag-256595-Albums-physiques.html?cid=548555
    week 8 163
    http://www.snepmusique.com/fr/pag-256595-Albums-physiques.html?cid=550510
    week 9 188
    http://www.snepmusique.com/fr/pag-256595-Albums-physiques.html?cid=553155

  163. 163
    Claus says:

    #54 in Germany in ninth week:
    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35479-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-27-13.html

  164. 164
    joroz says:

    Germany week 9 #54

    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35479-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-27-13.html

  165. 165
    Esteban says:

    Italy – #77 (9th week)
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php
    Hungary – out of charts
    Poland – #23 (9th week)
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en
    Belgium (Flemish) – #170 (10th week)
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a
    Belgium (France) – #74 (10th week)
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a#

  166. 166
    Eirik Solum says:

    Any updates on the total sales gobaly?

  167. 167
    Aipoman says:

    Is it possible to find an estimate number of sales for all albums?
    Regards.

  168. 168
    joroz says:

    Sweden week 10 #48

    http://swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130705

  169. 169
    joroz says:

    Germany week 10 #58

    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35525-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-28-13.html

  170. 170
    joroz says:

    Does anyone have information about certification in Norway? In post 123 Emilio Urdapilleta said that the band is close to “gold” and that was more than 40 days ago.

    Strange is also the fact that the golden certification in Poland is not published on the ZPAV site (http://www.zpav.pl/rankingi/wyroznienia/zlote/index.php ) one month after have been announced on the band’s facebook site.

  171. 171
    Nick Soveiko says:

    joroz @170:

    we have learnt the hard way to take with a big grain of salt any sales claims the record company makes ;-)

  172. 172
    joroz says:

    Probably the record company doesn’t feel the necessity to proof the certification, which I think it’s a shame.

  173. 173
    Esteban says:

    #88 in Switzerland (10th)
    http://swisscharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130714
    #35 in Poland (10th)
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en
    #59 in Sweden (11th)
    http://swedishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=20130712
    #156 in Belgium (Fl) (11th)
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a
    #78 in Belgium (Fr) (11th)
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a#
    And in Finland they’re back on the charts!
    #44th in the 11th week.
    http://www.finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=201328

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    Esteban says:

    Also (10th week) in Italy NW is at 90th
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

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    joroz says:

    Germany week 11 #63
    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35567-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-29-13.html

    Switzerland week 11 #83
    http://swisscharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a

    Sweden week 12 #51
    http://swedishcharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a

    Belgium (French) week 12 #99
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a

    Poland week 11 #41
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

    Italy week 11 #92
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

    Czech Republic back in charts at #46 week 11
    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

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    joroz says:

    Switzerland week 12 #47

    That’s a big climb in the chart from 83 to 47 in its twelfth week

    http://swisscharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a

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    joroz says:

    Germany week 12 #73

    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35598-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-30-13.html

    Czech Republic week 12 #43

    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

  178. 178
    joroz says:

    Poland week 12 #38
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

    Belgium week 13 French chart #77
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a#

    Belgium week 13 Flemish chart #162
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a#

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    Esteban says:

    #38 in Poland (12th week)
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

    #162 in Belgium (Fl) re-entry
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    #77 in Belgium (France) in 13th week
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a

  180. 180
    joroz says:

    Switzerland week 13 #54

    http://swisscharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a

    Czech Republic week 13 #46

    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

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    Chip Tarbutton says:

    180K without significant U.S. sales isn’t half bad. If they could get on Leno or Letterman and show the Vincent Price video to a larger audience…I seriously think it would sell pretty well here in the states too….

  182. 182
    joroz says:

    Germany week 13 #71

    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35639-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-31-13.html

  183. 183
    joroz says:

    Poland week 13 #39
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?lang=en

    Italy re-entry #91
    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

    Hungary re-entry #26
    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista

    Belgium (Fl) #149 week 14
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    Belgium (France) #88 week 14
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a

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    alessandro says:

    In Italy this week Now What?! has re-entered in the chart at n.91

    http://www.fimi.it/classifiche_album.php

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    Esteban says:

    Poland week 13th – #39
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp

    Belgium (Fl) week 14th – #149
    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=a

    Belgium (Fr) week 14th – #88
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/weekchart.asp?cat=a

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    joroz says:

    Czech Republic week 14 #34

    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

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    John Stew says:

    Germany, week 14: #79

    (source: Musikmarkt magazine)

  188. 188
    joroz says:

    Germany week 13 #79

    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35694-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-32-13.html

  189. 189
    joroz says:

    Sorry week 14

    Germany week 14 #79

    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/35694-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-32-13.html

  190. 190
    John Stew says:

    Germany, week 15: #77

    (source Musikmarkt Magazine)

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    micke says:

    Now What re-enters top 20 in Czech Rep. at #13.

  192. 192
    joroz says:

    Now What re-enters in Hungary at #29.

    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/top-40-album-dvd-es-valogataslemez-lista

  193. 193
    Nick Soveiko says:

    joroz @192:
    something else is at #29 and ?! is nowhere to be seen…

  194. 194
    John Stew says:

    Germany, week 16: #89

    (source: Musikmarkt magazine)

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    Mattia says:

    So…how many copies selling?

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    joroz says:

    Nick Soveiko @193:

    http://zene.slagerlistak.hu/archivum/kereso-lista-es-datum-szerint

    1. Choose top 40 album (the first from list)
    2. Choose 2013
    3. Choose 32 (the week number)

    and you will see now what on position 29.

    Probably at the time when you saw it the chart was updated.

  197. 197
    joroz says:

    after four months in the charts Now What still rocks.

    #3 in Czech republic week 17

    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

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    joroz says:

    and re-enters in Finland this week at #46

    http://finnishcharts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=a&year=2013&date=201334

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    Emilio Urdapilleta says:

    By now, Now What *probably* is already Gold in:

    Norway
    Switzerland
    Russia
    Poland
    Germany

    And maybe, if any luck, Silver at the UK.

    Why the band doesn’t certify their sales? Any band but Deep Purple does it periodically.

  200. 200
    joroz says:

    #36 in Czech republic week 18

    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

  201. 201
    joroz says:

    #45 in Czech republic week 19

    http://www.ifpicr.cz/hitparada/index.php?a=titul&hitparada=14&titul=151352&sec=bb439a6e0c951d028364ac0236263221

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    frank miller says:

    I am sick of American radio stations. I am an American citizen and it pains me when they play Deep Purple music because its always smoke on the water, hush, woman from Tokyo and that’s it. No playing of anything on now what, abandon and perpendicular let alone all the other albums. No wonder the new album is not in the top 10 and going platinum in the US. and to think that Deep Purple is not in the rock and roll hall of fame is a joke because Deep Purple is the greatest band of all time.

  203. 203
    joroz says:

    Re-enter in Belgium (Fr) #106

    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a#

  204. 204
    James Gemmell says:

    I’m from Michigan. The president of Eagle Rock Entertainment sent Purple’s “Now What” CD to a Grand Rapids “classic rock” program director, and he has yet to even play it. The program director has been brainwashed by corporate radio that the listeners don’t want to hear any new music.

  205. 205
    joroz says:

    Classic Rock magazine says in the publication below that “Now What” sales exceeded 250 000 copies

    http://www.classicrockmagazine.com/news/deep-purple-announce-new-single-limited-edition-album/

  206. 206
    joroz says:

    Belgium (Fr) #136 week 20

    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a#

  207. 207
    joroz says:

    Belgium (Fr) #198 week 21

    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a#

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    micke says:

    What about Argentina? Purple have sold loads of records down there.

  209. 209
    joroz says:

    According to the official facebook page of the band Now What is gold in Czech Republic.

    In Czech Republic gold status means 2500 copies for international artist http://www.ifpi.org/content/library/international-award-levels.pdf

  210. 210
    Ron says:

    Now What ?! is now officially GOLD in Germany. Congrats to Deep Purple.

    http://www.ear-music.net/en/news/details/now-what-by-deep-purple-has-just-reached-gold-status-in-germany/

  211. 211
    joroz says:

    That’s great news :-)

  212. 212
    joroz says:

    again in the charts

    Switzerland #76
    http://hitparade.ch/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a

    Belgium #186
    http://www.ultratop.be/fr/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a

    Also on facebook site of the band is written that the album is on German top 40 again but at the moment I can’t give link to prove that

  213. 213
    joroz says:

    Here’s the link for the re-entering in German charts on #62

    http://www.rockhard.de/news/newsarchiv/newsansicht/36549-deutsche-albumcharts-kw-50-13.html

  214. 214
    micke says:

    The gold edition have entered the swedish hardrock chart at #11. It also did one week in the UK rock chart, but was gone when I checked it for position. It was top 20 anyway.

  215. 215
    joroz says:

    Can you believe this Now What is in the charts in 2014 :)

    Belgium 04/01/2014 #171

    http://www.ultratop.be/nl/showitem.asp?interpret=Deep+Purple&titel=Now+What%3F%21&cat=a

  216. 216
    Scott W. says:

    Out of all of the great topics posted on this wonderful Site, i must say chart Stats do Zero for me (wait, Zero… thats a stat too!) I guess someone has to be a bean counter. I would rather read about the great merits of actual Music. Let’s not forget, Pop Music charts are full of reprehensible drivel like (c)Rap!

  217. 217
    joroz says:

    I guess if someone is not interested in something just does not read about it.

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