New Jack White Album Lazaretto Sells 40,000 Vinyl Copies In First Week, Most Since 1991

By Hugh McIntyre Last week, Jack White received his second consecutive number one album on the Billboard 200 with the release of Lazaretto. The album is only his second solo LP, but the highest tier of the charts is certainly nothing new to White, who has previously placed top ten albums several other times: three times with The White Stripes (the band that brought him to mainstream prominence), twice with side project The Raconteurs, and another two times with most recent group The Dead Weather. “It’s remarkable that the vinyl format is selling well, but it is important to note that its popularity is not across the board. How many college students own a phonograph?” Read the full article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcintyre/2014/06/24/jack-white-broke-a-vinyl-record/

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