Jimmy Buffett’s Posthumous Album Reaches #1 On Multiple Charts
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Jimmy Buffett’s latest album, Equal Strain On All Parts, has soared to the top of the charts since its release following the artist’s passing on September 1. The album, featuring 14 tracks and notable collaborations, was officially launched on November 3.
The diverse tracklist includes songs such as “University of Bourbon Street” featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band, “Bubbles Up,” “Like My Dog,” and “Mozambique” featuring Emmylou Harris.
One standout track, “Bubbles Up,” has resonated with fans, offering a comforting message to remember Buffett by, with lyrics like:
“So, when the journey gets long, just know that you are loved. There is light up above, and the joy is always enough. Bubbles up.”
Buffett’s Team Thanks Fans
The response to Equal Strain On All Parts has been overwhelmingly positive, with the album claiming the #1 spot on the rock and Americana charts and securing the #2 position on the country chart, according to Billboard’s latest chart data. Additionally, it holds the #2 spot for independent albums, #3 for digital albums, and #4 for vinyl albums. Impressively, the album has secured the #6 position on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart.
Buffett’s official social media channels shared the exciting news, expressing gratitude to fans for their support. A post on Buffett’s official Facebook page reads:
“From Jimmy’s entire team, all of us having been with him (and you!) for decades – we thank you. We appreciate each and every one of you for helping get ‘Equal Strain on all Parts’ off to such a phenomenal start. & knowing that you are enjoying the album as much as we are, means a lot. This is a special album for us all. Bubbles Up.”
Despite Buffett’s passing, his musical legacy lives on, and fans continue to connect with his latest work. Listen to one of the new songs from Equal Strain on All Parts in the clip below.