Gnarls Barkley’s UK Downloads Make Music History

gnarls.jpgIn a music industry first, Cee-Lo and Danger Mouse’s group Gnarls Barkley’s lead single “Crazy” has become the number-one song in the UK through digital downloads alone. Although the song’s single does not hit stores until today (April 3), 31,000 copies of the single were legally downloaded from the Internet. The rules were changed in March to allow legal Internet downloads to factor into chart positions. Last week’s number one single, Ne-Yo’s “So Sick,” sold only 25,000 copies, and is available both online and in stores. Gnarls Barkley’s album, St. Elsewhere, will be released April 24 in the UK and May 3 in North America.

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  • EpOi Boi

    uuuummmmm uhhhhhh.ok well good for them i mean i know who cee-lo is (big ups to goodie mob) and i think ive heard of danger mouse,he does those like remixes for adult swim theme songs like aqua teen hunger force and all that right? i dont know for sure ,if im way off help a brotha out .

  • nsaniT

    Your somewhat correct, those Adult Swim mixes were off a Cd entitled “The mouse and the Mask” which was made by DangerDoom (a collaboration of MF Doom and Danger Mouse). MF Doom has a unique type of style.. but if your not a hardcore fan of him, you wont feel him. Danger Mouse has some sick beats.. he’s done alot of shit with Talib Kwali.
    Glad i could help, any other Questions?

  • Rich

    Lol the UK is going absolutely crazy for Gnarls Barkley, we love it! BBC’s Radio 1 has been blasting it non-stop since October, I’m glad it’s made such an impact – above everything else, it’s a great song.

  • Southern Nicca