A double dose of the Black Crowes is slated for this fall, when the band returns on September 1 with "Before The Frost...". Fans who purchase the record will then be granted a unique download code, with which they can obtain a second Crowes record, "...Until The Freeze."
Country king Alan Jackson scores his fourth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his new set "Good Time." The Arista Nashville set sold 119,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. His last studio set, 2006's Alison Krauss-produced "Like Red on a Rose," started with 149,000 at No. 4.
Country king Alan Jackson scores his fourth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "Good Time," giving the singer his 12th chart-topper on Top Country Albums ... Flogging Molly notches its highest-charting album and its biggest sales week ever ... The Black Crowes triumphantly return to the Billboard 200 with their best-charting album since 1992 ... Michael McDonald and Jackson Browne check into the top 30 ... Meanwhile, Vampire Weekend and Eddie Vedder make big gains while "American Idol" shines on Jeff Buckley and Blake Lewis.