“Imaginaerum”, the new album from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, has been certified gold in Switzerland and Slovakia.
As previously reported, “Imaginaerum” was certified gold in Germany earlier this month for sales in excess of 100,000 copies.
The effort entered the official chart in Finland at position No. 1 and has already been certifield triple platinum in the country after shifting more than 60,000 units.
NIGHTWISH has now sold more than 1,000,000 albums in Germany.
“Imaginaerum” sold 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band’s previous CD, 2007’s “Dark Passion Play”, opened with 11,000 units to land at No. 84.
“Dark Passion Play” has sold more than 130,000 copies in the U.S. so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
“Imaginaerum” was released in North America on January 10 via Roadrunner Records.
The track listing for the CD is as follows (note that track 12 is broken down into four parts):
03. Ghost River
04. Slow, Love, Slow
05. I Want My Tears Back
08. Turn Loose the Mermaids
09. Rest Calm
10. The Crow, the Owl and the Dove
11. Last Ride of the Day
12. Song Of Myself
Song 1: From A Dusty Bookshelf
Song 2: All That Great Heart Lying Still
Song 3: Piano Black
Song 4: Love