LED ZEPPELIN Break Sales Records

"Led Zeppelin DVD" achieved by far the highest-ever first-week and single-week sales for a music DVD, its 120,000 SoundScan figure doubling the previous sales record set by PAUL MCCARTNEY's "Back In The U.S." "How The West Was Won" is LED ZEPPELIN's first #1 Billboard album since their final studio album of all-new material, 1979's "In Through The Out Door". Both sets have been greeted with overwhelming critical acclaim and enormous media attention.

LED ZEPPELIN's iconic status at rock radio was powerfully demonstrated once again upon the release of "How The West Was Won". Tracks from the album instantly took over 15 of the top 20 slots on the national classic rock format charts — reflecting heavy airplay on highly rated, major market stations.

On the international front, the new ZEPPELIN releases are being greeted with equally spectacular success around the globe, with the DVD ranking #1 on the music video charts in Australia, Canada, France, Norway, Sweden, and the UK, and ranking in the top five in Austria, Holland, and Hong Kong. The CD debuted at #1 in Canada and #5 in the UK, with top ten premieres in Ireland, Italy, and Norway. Outside of the U.S., "Led Zeppelin DVD" is being marketed by Warner Vision International in collaboration with Warner Strategic Marketing International.

"The response to these LED ZEPPELIN live recordings has been nothing short of phenomenal," said Atlantic Group Co-Chairman/CEO Val Azzoli. "It confirms what we have always known, that ZEPPELIN's music is truly timeless, with an extraordinary appeal that crosses generations. The popularity of this groundbreaking quartet remains undiminished with time, generating an unprecedented demand for these brilliant and historic releases."


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