CSPC: Meat Loaf Popularity Analysis

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Digital Singles Sales

As a reminder, the weighting is done with a 10 to 1,5 ratio between one album and one digital single.

Bat Out of Hell (1977) – 336,000 equivalent albums

Bat Out of Hell – 530,000
You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night) – 430,000
Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad – 520,000
Paradise by the Dashboard Light – 660,000
Remaining tracks – 100,000

Dead Ringer (1981) – 11,000 equivalent albums

Dead Ringer for Love – 60,000
Remaining tracks – 10,000

Midnight at the Lost and Found (1983) – 1,000 equivalent albums

All tracks – 5,000

Bad Attitude (1984) – 1,000 equivalent albums

All tracks – 5,000

Blind Before I Stop (1986) – 0 equivalent album

All tracks – irrelevant amount.

Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell (1993) – 150,000 equivalent albums

I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) – 850,000
Remaining tracks – 150,000

Welcome to the Neighbourhood (1995) – 15,000 equivalent albums

I’d Lie for You (And That’s the Truth) – 80,000
Remaining tracks – 20,000

Couldn’t Have Said It Better (2003) – 6,000 equivalent albums

All tracks – 40,000

Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose (2006) – 32,000 equivalent albums

It’s All Coming Back to Me Now – 150,000
Remaining tracks – 60,000

Hang Cool Teddy Bear (2010) – 5,000 equivalent albums

All tracks – 30,000

Hell in a Handbasket (2011) – 3,000 equivalent albums

All tracks – 20,000

Braver Than We Are (2016) – 2,000 equivalent albums

All tracks – 10,000

Orphan – 24,000 equivalent albums

Hot Patootie – 150,000
Remaining tracks – 10,000

Overall, downloads of Meat Loaf are bad. The 4 popular tracks from Bat Out Of Hell sold around half a million each. Paradise by the Dashboard Light leads the way thanks to larger North American numbers.

I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) disappointingly fails to break the million mark. The lack of love from key downloads markets like South Korea no doubt impact its results ngatively. It’s still the highest selling download of Meat Loaf

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Joe Guerrino

Now that you did Meatloaf how about doing Credence? C’mon guys everybody would love to see Credence!

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