Fall Out Boy’s ‘Uma Thurman’ Dances Onto Hot Rock Songs Chart
Fall Out Boy's "Uma Thurman" debuts at No. 6 on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart with 46,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music.
Fall Out Boy‘s “Uma Thurman” debuts at No. 6 on Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs chart with 46,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music. The new track samples the theme song from the ’60s TV show The Munsters and references Thurman’s famous dance scene with John Travolta’s character in the classic 1994 movie Pulp Fiction.
“Uma Thurman” is from the alt-rock band’s sixth studio album, American Beauty/American Psycho (released on Jan. 20), and debuts on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 73. The lead single from the set, “Centuries,” rises to a new peak on the Hot 100 (15-12) and holds at its No. 2 peak on Hot Rock Songs for a whopping 15th consecutive week. As previously reported, the album is set to blast onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 next week, while Fall Out Boy this week reaches the top 10 on the Billboard Artist 100.
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Also on Hot Rock Songs, Hozier‘s “Take Me to Church” ties the Black Keys‘ “Lonely Boy” for the fifth-longest reign at No. 1: 14 weeks. Imagine Dragons‘ “Radioactive” holds the record, having held the No. 1 slot for 23 weeks in 2013.
Cage the Elephant‘s “Cigarette Daydreams” enters the Hot Rock Songs top 10, jumping 15-9, fueled by an 89 percent increase in sales (to 13,000). The band logs its fourth top 10 and first since “Shake Me Down” spent two weeks at No. 1 in 2011. As noted in Monday’s Chart Highlights post, “Daydreams” rises 4-1 on Alternative Songs, becoming the group’s fifth leader on the radio airplay chart.
On Top Rock Albums, Guster‘s seventh studio album, Evermotion, debuts at No. 3 with 13,000 sold. It’s the group’s highest rank dating to the chart’s inception in 2006. On the overall Billboard 200, the title debuts at No. 32; Guster’s previous studio set, 2010’s Easy Wonderful, debuted at No. 22 with 19,000 sold. Evermotion was produced by Richard Swift (the Shins, the Black Keys).