While there weren't any clear winners across the board at local stores for the week ending February 21, Sade's Soldier of Love did grab the top spots at Independent Records and Twist & Shout for the second week in a row. Beach House's Teen Dream and Yeasayer's Odd Blood were also strong sellers at three stores. See the full breakdown after the jump.
Top Sellers 02.21.2010
Albums on the Hill 1. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me 2. Midlake - The Courage of Others 3. Patty Griffin - Downtown Church 4. Alesana - Emptiness 5. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More 6. Head for the Hills - Head for the Hills 7. Gov't Mule - By a Thread 8. Alec Ounsworth - Mo Beauty 9. Magnetic Fields - Realism 10. Beach House - Teen Dream
Independent Records 1. Sade - Soldier of Love 2. Lil Wayne - Rebirth 3. Jaheim - Another Round 4. Gucci Mane - State vs. Radric Davis 5. Young Money - We Are Young Money 6. Eminem - Relapse: Refill 7. Snoop Dogg - Malice 'N Wonderland 8. Tech N9ne - K.O.D. 9. Trey Songz - Ready 10. Juvenile - Cocky & Confident
Twist & Shout 1. Sade - Soldier of Love 2. Various Artists - Crazy Heart soundtrack 3. Various Artists- Preservation: An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program 4. Spoon - Transference 5. Vampire Weekend - Contra 6. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Snake Rattle Rattle Snake 7. Beach House - Teen Dream 8. Galactic - Ya-Ka-May 9. Yeasayer - Odd Blood 10. Corinne Bailey Rae - The Sea
Wax Trax 1. Clipd Breaks - To Realize 2. Yeasayer - Odd Blood 3. Fucked Up - Couple Tracks 4. Beach House - Teen Dream 5. Boris - At Last: Feedbacker 6. Massive Attack - Heligoland 7. Hot Chip - One Last Stand 8. Editors - With This Light And On This Evening 9. Vampire Weekend - Contra 10. Moon Duo - Escape
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