- Amy Winehouse ’s album sales jumped after the troubled R&B singer died on Saturday. Her 2006 album “Back to Black” sold 37,000 copies, (36,000 digitally) this week, while 2003’s “Frank” sold 7,600, (7,000 digitally). Fans downloaded 110,000 individual Winehouse tracks this week, too.
- Before 2011 is through, we’re gonna party like it’s 1991: Details for the 20th anniversary box set of Nirvana’s Nevermind have been announced, the trailer to Cameron Crowe’s Pearl Jam documentary has surfaced, and another doc about U2 circa “Achtung Baby” will open the Toronto Film Festival (the Pearl Jam doc will show there, too).
Clicky shuffle, your random song for Wednesday morning:
- King Sunny Ade, “Ase”