Jimmy Buffett’s “Equal Strain On All Parts” Is The #1 Rock & Americana Album, #2 Country
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Jimmy Buffett’s Posthumous Album Reaches #1 On Multiple Charts After Its Release
Jimmy Buffett was working on a new album before he died on September 1. That album, titled Equal Strain on All Parts, was released on November 3.
Equal Strain on All Parts contains 14 tracks, including several collaborations. The full track list is:
1. University of Bourbon Street (feat. Preservation Hall Jazz Band)
2. Bubbles Up
3. Audience of One
4. My Gummie Just Kicked In
5. Close Calls
6. Equal Strain On All Parts
7. Like My Dog
8. Ti Punch Café (feat. Angelique Kidjo)
9. Portugul or PEI (feat. Lennie Gallant, Will Kimbrough)
10. Nobody Works On Friday
11. Fish Porn
12. Johnny’s Rhum
14. Mozambique (feat. Emmylou Harris)
“Bubbles Up” is perhaps the most beloved song on the album. Fans latched onto the tune after Buffett’s death, as it contains an encouraging message to remember him by.
Some of the lyrics are:
“So, when the journey gets long, just know that you are loved. There is light up above, and the joy is always enough. Bubbles up.”
Equal Strain On All Parts Is The #1 Rock Album, The #1 Americana Album, And The #2 Country Album
Listeners responded well to Equal Strain on All Parts following its release. According to new chart data from Billboard, the album is within the Top 10 on multiple charts.
Buffett’s official social media pages shared the news that Equal Strain on All Parts is currently the #1 rock album and the #1 Americana album. It is also the #2 country album, the #2 independent album, the #3 digital album, and the #4 vinyl album.
Additionally, Equal Strain on All Parts secured the #6 spot on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart.
“from Jimmy’s entire team, all of us having been with him (and you!) for decade(s) – we thank you,” Buffett’s team wrote in a post on his official Facebook page. “We appreciate each and every one of you for helping get ‘Equal Strain on all Parts’ off to such a phenomenal start. & knowing that you are enjoying the album as much as we are, means a lot. This is a special album for us all. Bubbles Up.”
Buffett’s legacy lives on through his music. Listen to another one of his new songs from Equal Strain on All Parts in the clip below.