Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: TP Soundtrack
From: (Richard Hancock)
Date: 1991-04-09, 04:44

/ / (Kevin Yasuo Kawado) /  6:18 pm  Apr  8, 1991 /

> >Nope...In the United States, a gold record signifies the sale of
> >500,000 records while a platinum album signifies the sale of
> >1,000,000.  This is different all of over the world since it is
> >much easier to sell a million albums in the US verses a smaller
> >populated nation such as the UK.

Perhaps some other European country (Denmark perhaps) would have been
a better example of a small market. Though I don't have any figures
to support this assertion, I believe that the UK market is actually
quite large, both in absolute and per capita terms. (FYI there are
about 65 million people in the UK).

"Charming Man"