CSPC: Linkin Park Popularity Analysis
Full Length related records Sales – Summary
Here is the most underestimated indicator of an album’s success – the amount of compilation sales of all kinds it generated. Due to the dependency of sales of the original studio albums on these releases, they are a key piece of the jigsaw.
Hybrid Theory perfectly illustrates those mechanics. It was a tremendous success on its own, but it also created millions of additional sales through live and remix albums exploiting its songs, building a massive value of 6,8 million sales.