Q: How much does Garth Brooks stand to make off of his boxed set? How pent up is demand for his music, given that he has released three box sets?
A: The Oklahoma-based musician may have given us nothing between 2001 and 2009, and he may have limited his distribution to a single store — Walmart — but demand for the singer’s twang remains almost as insane as it was during his pre-Chris Gaines days.
The new set, which includes six CDs and two DVDs for a modest $25, has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts, trouncing Britney Spears’s disappointing "Britney Jean" as well as the latest efforts from One Direction and Kelly Clarkson.
In its first week, "Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades" of Influences sold nearly 150,000 copies. And the insanity is just starting. ("It's a really popular item online right now, so be patient if you're trying to pick it up today," the understated Oklahoma-based entertainment blogger Brandy McDonnell wrote late last month.)
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