The Industry

Third Eye Blind grabs top spot at Twist and Shout

Third Eye Blind's fourth studio album, Ursa Major, released last week on Megaforce, topped Twist & Shout's charts for the week ending August, 23. Brendan Benson, who was releasing his own albums years before joining the Raconteurs, debuted at the number three slot with his latest effort, My Old Familiar Friend while Modest Mouse, Wilco and the Dead Weather rounded out the top five. See the full breakdown after the jump.

Twist & Shout

Top Sellers 08.23.2009

1.   Third Eye Blind - Ursa Major
2.   Modest Mouse - No One's First and You're Next
3.   Brenden Benson - My Old Familiar Friend
4.   Wilco - Wilco (the album)
5.   The Dead Weather - Horehound
6.   Yim Yames - Tribute To
7.   Gwar - Lust in Space
8.   Delbert McClinton - Acquired Taste
9.   Regina Spektor - Far
10. Kings of Leon - Only By the Night

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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