CSPC: Foo Fighters Popularity Analysis

"Everlong" The Foo Fighters


The list of most successful songs is compiled in album equivalent sales generated by each of them. It includes the song’s own physical singles sales with a 0,3 weighting, its download and streaming sales, and with appropriate weighting too, plus its share among sales of all albums on which it is featured.

1 1997 – Everlong [The Colour and the Shape] – 5,140,000
2 2005 – Best of You [In Your Honor] – 4,460,000
3 2007 – The Pretender [Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace] – 3,430,000
4 1999 – Learn to Fly [There Is Nothing Left to Lose] – 3,110,000
5 2002 – All My Life [One by One] – 2,280,000
6 2002 – Times Like These [One by One] – 2,060,000
7 1997 – My Hero [The Colour and the Shape] – 1,790,000
8 1995 – Big Me [Foo Fighters] – 1,430,000
9 1997 – Monkey Wrench [The Colour and the Shape] – 920,000
10 1995 – This Is a Call [Foo Fighters] – 880,000

If you feel inspired by this list, we just created this CSPC Foo Fighters playlist on Spotify!

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I would like to see the CSPC for:

The Who
The Doors
The Moody Blues
Simon & Garfunkel
Deep Purple
Duran Duran

Hagai Mahayyadipta Tambayong

Hey MJD, I am very impressed with your works after reading several analyses. Keep up the excellent work. I have several requests, which are: 1. I think it would be better if you put an extra page about the total album (all types) sales per country. I don’t know if you have included this particular page on every artist as I’ve only seen it on Nirvana and Pink Floyd. It is fascinating to add this page since the readers can see which country generates the most sales and primary markets for the artists. 2. I would like to see the… Read more »

He should also add Slipknot and Muse on the list too.


Hi MJD !!!

I think to know who are these two famous artists; maybe they are Queen and Elton John.
I guess !!!


MJ you are the 21st century Interstellar. And good to see old memebers of the UKMIX here. Also waiting 1 week is too long here.

The Dude

Wow, almost forty million album units sold worldwide. I thought it would be a little lower than that, but this is not too shabby. 😃