December 10, 2012 15:50
Tulisa mocked by ex-Viva Brother man as her album 'The Female Boss' flops
Lee Newell jokes that even he did better than Number 35
Lee Newell of Viva Brotherwhose much-hyped 2011 debut album 'Famous First Words' reached Number 34 on release wrote on his Twitter feed:
Congrats to Tulisa on her album getting to number 35! Just think finalists, that could be you! (Even I did better than 35)— Leonard Newell (@leonardnewell) December 9, 2012
Tulisa's debut solo LP, which features the number one single 'Young' and was promoted to millions of viewers when she performed live on The X Factor semi-finals, sold less copies in its first week of release than albums by Rod Stewart, Neil Diamond and Susan Boyle; all of which have been out for a number of weeks and entered the UK Official Singles Charts at just Number 35 this weekend (December 9).
Earlier this year, Newell and other members of Viva Brother announced that they would be returning as new act Lovelife. The band posted three new tracks online, which you can hear by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.
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