Death Cab For Cutie score first Number One album

'Narrow Stairs' debuts at top of Billboard charts

Death Cab For Cutie have scored their first Number One album on the Billboard chart with the release of ‘Narrow Stairs’.

The record which sold 144,000 copies in its first week of release, is the follow-up to 2005’s ‘Plans’ which reached Number Four and spent 50 weeks on the chart.

Meanwhile, Duffy’s debut ‘Rockferry’ entered the chart at Number Four today, having sold 71,000 copies. The singer, whose real name is Aimee Anne Duffy, is the third British singer to enter the Top 10 with a debut album since 2007. Both Amy Winehouse and Leona Lewis entered the Top 10 with their debut albums.

Death Cab For Cutie are supporting the release of ‘Narrow Stairs’ with a tour of North America and beyond.

The US and Canadian dates are:

Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheater (May 24)

Quincy, WA Sasquatch Music Festival @ The Gorge (25)

Lehi, UT Thanksgiving Point (26)

Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre (28)

Kansas City, MO City Market (30)

Columbia, MO Ninth Street Summerfest (31)

Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre (June 2)

Chicago, IL Millennium Park Pritzker Pavilion (3)

Detroit, MI Fox Theatre (4)

Montreal, Quebec Jacques Cartier Pier (6)

Toronto, Ontario Olympic Island (7)

Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion (9)

Brooklyn, NY McCarren Park Pool (10)

Philadelphia, PA Mann Center for Performing Arts (12)

Cleveland, OH Plain Dealer Pavilion (13)

Indianapolis, IN The Lawn at White River State (14)

Manchester, TN Bonnaroo (15)

Grand Prairie, TX Nokia Theatre (17)

Mesa, AZ Mesa Amphitheatre (19)

San Diego, CA SDSU Open Air Theatre (20)

Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre Berkeley (21)

Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre (23)

Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl (24)

–By our New York staff.

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