In the UK the album has sold around 70,000 copies in its first three days of release, way ahead of its nearest rival, Off With Their Heads by the Kaiser Chiefs, which has sold around 28,000 in the same time frame.
First-day sales in the US reached almost 200,000 and it's looking likely the album will shift over 800,000 in its first week, despite being sold exclusively through Wal-Mart.
The album is expected to top the charts in 19 countries ...
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