CSPC: Red Hot Chili Peppers Popularity Analysis

The Band - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Physical Singles Sales – Part 1

As a reminder, the weighting is done with a 10 to 3 ratio between one album and one physical single.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers (1984) – 15,000 equivalent albums

Get Up and Jump – 50,000

Freaky Styley (1985) – 18,000 equivalent albums

Hollywood (Africa) – 60,000

The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987) – 27,000 equivalent albums

Fight Like a Brave – 70,000
Behind the Sun – 20,000

Mother’s Milk (1989) – 78,000 equivalent albums

Higher Ground – 200,000
Knock Me Down – 20,000
Taste the Pain – 40,000

The Red Hot Chili Peppers were nobodies during the 80s. They got various releases but they all sold poorly. The first song which gained some kind of attention was Higher Ground from their fourth album Mother’s Milk.

After these albums, the band left EMI to sign with Warner Bros. The former label released plenty of cheap compilations of those recordings once the band became popular.

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“Other releases” on page 35 also include ep and video albums ?

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What do you think of valance? If cds weight goes light then it will be changed? right? I still believe physical values are heavy but who knows?

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