share
'How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb' is leaping to the top of the charts across the known universe.

As well as Ireland and the UK, the album has now topped the charts in France, Germany, Holland, Denmark, Poland, Finland and Australia.

If first week sales are anything to go by, the signs suggest that the new album could prove even more popular than its illustrious predecessors.

'How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb' has now shipped 5.6 million units worldwide, 5 million outside the UK, including 2.5 million in the US.

In comparison, global shipments for U2's previous studio album 'All That You Can't Leave Behind' were 3.26 million units ahead of release. 'All That You CanĀ¹t Leave Behind' went on to sell over 10.5 million copies.

Tons more chart news as it arrives.

Recent News all news

17 Feb, 2017

Adam, writing about contemporary art, for GQ Magazine

5
17 Feb, 2017

'It seems like we've come full circle…' Talking to MOJO about The Joshua Tree thirty years on.

2
30 Jan, 2017

Adam is the guest on John Kelly’s new series of The Works Presents on RTÉ One in Ireland.

3
30 Jan, 2017

Final North American show announced. Louisville, Kentucky, June 16th.

Related Topics