Charity single “Hey Hey Rise Up,” which options vocalist Andriy Khlyvnyuk, begins with 10,200 downloads bought within the April 8-14 monitoring week, in keeping with Luminate, previously MRC Information.
It’s Pink Floyd’s first No. 1 on Rock Digital Music Gross sales, which started in 2010. The band has appeared on the chart with three different titles: “Want You Have been Right here” (No. 6 peak, Could 2020), “Eclipse” (No. 24, September 2017) and “One other Brick within the Wall (Half II)” (No. 29, March 2012). The songs are initially from 1975, 1973 and 1979, respectively.
“Rise” additionally bows at No. 2 on the all-format Digital Music Gross sales chart, the band’s first look on the rating, which started in 2004.
Concurrently, “Rise” begins at No. 22 on the multi-metric Scorching Rock & Various Songs chart, which launched in 2009. It’s Pink Floyd’s second look, following “Want” (No. 9, Could 2020). Along with its obtain depend, “Rise” drew 1 million official U.S. streams in its opening monitoring week.
“Rise” was launched in assist of Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion of the nation. It’s primarily based on the 1914 Ukrainian tune “Oh, the Crimson Viburnum within the Meadow.” Khlyvnyuk is the Ukrainian-born lead singer of BoomBox.
“My daughter-in-law is Ukrainian,” Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour lately informed Rolling Stone of the brand new tune’s origin. “It simply struck me that right here we’re, with our identify [Pink Floyd] and this platform, and we might use it extra.”
Proceeds from “Rise” profit the Ukraine Humanitarian Reduction Fund.
The monitor marks the primary new materials that Pink Floyd — which shaped in London in 1965 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in 1996 — has recorded for the reason that classes for 1994’s The Division Bell. The band’s 1973 traditional The Darkish Aspect of the Moon (which incorporates “Eclipse” as its closing monitor) has spent a report 962 weeks on the Billboard 200, most lately this February. It led the record dated April 28, 1973.