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.
Face Value, Hello I Must Be Going!, No Jacket Required, …But Seriously and Orphan songs all produced between 5 and 10 million sales of compilations and live albums. There is less to exploit from the rest of his catalog although hits from Buster and Tarzan still sell records.