Toronto Mike

Go Figure


Quick.  Name the Pearl Jam single that has debuted the highest on Billboard's Radio Monitor modern rock chart.  I hear some of you saying "Jeremy", others are saying "Daughter", someone just said "Spin The Black Circle" and I'm sure I just heard "Given To Fly".  Good guesses all of them, but they're all wrong.

Believe it or not, "World Wide Suicide", debuting at #3, is the correct answer.  It's also the 31st modern rock chart appearance for Pearl Jam, placing them second overall to U2's 33.  Even cooler, in the 17 year history of the chart, this is only the fifth time a song has debuted in the top three.

Might this success have something to do with intelligent marketing practices?  Do the evolution.

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