Good Charlotte Returns to Rock Charts With 'Makeshift Love'

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Good Charlotte in the video for "Makeshift Love."

The band’s first single following its four-year hiatus lands on three Billboard charts.

Welcome back, Good Charlotte. The pop-punkers return to Billboard's charts with "Makeshift Love," the reunited band's first new material since its 2010 album Cardiology.

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The track debuts at No. 9 on both Rock Digital Songs and Alternative Digital Songs (dated Nov. 28), marking the group's first top 10 on either list, with 9,000 sold, according to Nielsen Music. The cut is also the Hot Shot Debut, and the act's first appearance, on Hot Rock Songs (No. 30).

"Makeshift Love" is the first new track from Good Charlotte following its four-year break, which began in September 2011 after the release and subsequent promotion of Cardiology, which reached No. 6 on Alternative Albums and No. 7 on Top Rock Albums in November 2010.

The hiatus saw brothers Benji and Joel Madden embark on a quasi-solo career as the Madden Brothers, with their 2014 single "We Are Done" peaking at No. 23 on Hot Rock Songs and album Greetings from California hitting No. 6 on Alternative Albums.

A new album to help usher in Good Charlotte's re-formation has not been announced.


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