The Industry

Elephant Revival, Nicki Minaj this week's top sellers at Albums, Twist and Independent

In-stores last week by Elephant Revival might have helped the Nederland quintet grab the top spots at Albums and Twist, with its latest effort, Break in the Clouds, released last month on Ruff Shod Records (the indie imprint headed by Chad Stokes of State Radio and Dispatch). Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday, meanwhile, knocked Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy down a notch at Independent. Click through for the full breakdown.

Top Sellers - 12/06/10


01. Elephant Revival - Break in the Clouds
02. Paper Bird - When the River Took Flight
03. Zadik - We Are One
04. Bedouin Soundclash - Light the Horizon
05. Tom Hagerman - Breakfast Playground
06. Mason Jennings - Flood
07. Beirut - Flying Club Cup
08. John Common & the Blinding Flashes of Light - Beautiful Empty
09. Main Flow - Return of the Castle
10. Keith Richards - Vintage Vinos


01. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday
02.Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
03. Slim Thug - Tha Thug Show
04. Black Eyed Peas - Beginning
05. Rihanna - Loud
06. Lil Wayne - I Am Not a Human Being
07. Ron Isley - Mr. I
08. Jazmine Sullivan - Love Me Back
09. Kid Rock - Born Free
10. Bruno Mars - Doo-Wops & Hooligans


01. Elephant Revival - Break in the Clouds
02. Bruce Springsteen - The Promise
03. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
04. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
05. Elton John & Leon Russel - Union
06. Indigo Girls - Holly Happy Days
07. Cee-Lo - Lady Killer
08. Black Keys - Brothers
09. Norah Jones - Featuring Norah Jones
10. Buddy Guy - Living Proof


01. Federico Scavo & Alex Kenji - "Gimme Five (Mix 1)"
02. Booka Shade - "Regenerate (Pan-Pot remix)"
03. Format:B - "Gospel (Super Flu's Antichrist Remix)"
04. Tom Novy - "Now or Never feat. Lima (Lissat & Voltaxx Remix)"
05. Pendulum - "The Island (Steve Angello, AN21, Max Vangeli Remix)"
06. Noir - "Africanism"
07. Milk & Sugar - "Hey (Nah Nah Nah) vs. Vaya Con Dios"
08. Baggi Bergovic & Rene Amesz - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
09.Chocolate Puma - "Tonco Tone"
10. Booka Shade - "Regenerate (Pan-Pot remix)"


Black & Red
Atomic Records (formerly Cheapo Discs)
Vinyl Collective
Jerry's Record Exchange

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
Contact: Jon Solomon