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01:26 AM on 02/02/13
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I never understood why these guys didn't take off quite at much as they did in Canada. Each studio album sold a million+ up north.
04:52 PM on 02/02/13
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Platinum in Canada is only 100,000 records sold

Really? Wow ok.
08:22 AM on 02/03/13
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The amount you have to sell to go platinum always varies relative to population size. If every country had the same number to go platinum (1,000,000) then 1/5 of Norway's population would have to buy an album to go platinum. Canada's population is around 1/10 of the US, so selling 100,000 in Canada is like selling 1,000,000 in the US.

That makes sense. And while we're at it, 1/5 of Norway SHOULD have an Alexisonfire album.
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