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AC/DC's iTunes Debut Sells 48,000 Digital Albums, 696,000 Songs

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Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 15:44:33 EST

AC/DC's entire catalog, along with two iTunes-exclusive box sets, became available via iTunes on Monday, November 19th. RollingStone.com reports that in the week ending November 25th, the band's 25 albums moved 48,000 downloads, while its songs shifted 696,000 in the US according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Its biggest selling album, digitally speaking, was the band's classic Back In Black, with 15,000 - more than 10,000 ahead of its second-biggest title, Highway To Hell (a little under 5,000). Coming in third for the week was the brand new Live at River Plate (4,000), followed by High Voltage (just under 3,000) and Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (2,000).

Read the full report here.



AC/DC's entire catalog is now available digitally for the first time exclusively on the iTunes Store worldwide. From their 1976 debut High Voltage to seminal classic Back In Black and 2008 smash hit Black Ice, every one of AC/DC's 16 studio albums, along with four live albums and three compilation albums, are available for the first time ever on the iTunes Store.

All tracks are mastered for iTunes, and fans have the ability to download full albums or simply purchase their favorite individual songs. Fans can also choose from two specially packaged digital compilations: The Complete Collection, the complete iTunes-exclusive AC/DC catalog; and The Collection, which includes all 16 studio albums.



The full catalog which has all been Mastered for iTunes includes:

Collections
The Collection (all studio albums for $99.99)
The Complete Collection (all studio albums, live albums and box sets for $149.99)

16 Studio Albums
High Voltage (1976)
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (1976)
Let There Be Rock (1977)
Powerage (1978)
Highway To Hell (1979)
Back In Black (1980)
For Those About To Rock We Salute You (1981)
Flick Of The Switch (1983)
74 Jailbreak (1984)
Fly On The Wall (1985)
Who Made Who (1986)
Blow Up Your Video (1988)
The Razors Edge (1990)
Ballbreaker (1995)
Stiff Upper Lip (2000)
Black Ice (2008)
4 Live Albums
If You Want Blood You’ve Got It (1978)
Live (1992)
Live (2 Volume Collector’s Edition) (1992)
Live At River Plate (2012)
3 Compilation Albums
Bonfire (1997)
Backtracks audio (2009)
Iron Man 2 soundtrack (2010)

For more details visit iTunes.com.



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