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Gorillaz’s ’Cracker Island’ debuts at #3 on ’Billboard’ 200

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Gorillaz‘s new album, Cracker Island, has debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200.

The eighth studio effort from Damon Albarn‘s animated band moved a total of 64,500 equivalent album units in its first week, 48,500 of which were traditional album sales. That latter figure makes Cracker Island the bestselling album of the week.

Cracker Island, which debuted at #1 in the U.K., is the fifth Gorillaz album to hit the top 10 on the Billboard 200. The group’s reached as high as #2 on the chart with 2010’s Plastic Beach and 2017’s Humanz.

Cracker Island includes collaborations with artists such as Tame Impala, Beck, Stevie Nicks, Bad Bunny and Thundercat. The expanded deluxe version of Cracker Island also features a song with Gorillaz’s “Feel Good Inc.” collaborators De La Soul.

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