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-punk groups of the early 1980s and late 1970s, particularly Joy Division, Echo and the Bunnymen and The Smiths. The record was a slow-building success, selling 300,000 copies


;Kushner Bulfinch and the other financial backers came up with the idea of trading pelts from the northwest coast of North America and taking them directly to China after Bulfinch had read about Captain Cook’s (James Cook) success doing the same. Bulfinch had read Cook’s ''Journals'', published in 1784, that in part discussed his success selling sea otter pelts in Canton (Guangzhou), and thus the American merchants thought they could copy that success.<

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to both universal acclaim and commercial success, selling more than a million units in North America alone. It not only won a number of Game of the Year awards, but it is also considered by many critics and gamers to be one of the greatest video games ever made and remains one of the highest-rated games on Metacritic.


album, ''Stronger'', which, in accordance with the wishes of his family, was released as planned. It went on to become a huge success, selling 63,000 copies in its opening week alone, reaching number one in the Norwegian chart "VG-lista". Subsequent to her death, there were number of attacks on the Sri Lankan Navy. The rebel LTTE denied attacking the naval personnel.


and have created eight number one singles (Single (music)) in seven different nations. The band starred in the 2007 film ''Taking Five'' with Alona Tal and Daniella Monet and Christy Romano. The album brought widespread commercial success, selling 350,000 copies in the United States. ref name


''Atlas'' from Mercator's grandson. Mercator's work had languished in comparison to the rival ''Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'' by Ortelius. Hondius republished Mercator's work with 36 additional maps, including several which he himself had produced. Despite the addition of his own contributions, Hondius gave Mercator full credit as the author of the work, listing himself as the publisher. Hondius' new edition of Mercator's work was a great success, selling out after a year. Hondius later published


''. Nirvana broke into the musical mainstream with its major label debut, ''Nevermind'', in 1991. Despite modest sales estimates—the band's record company, DGC Records, forecast that 50,000 copies would be sold Cross, 2001. p. 193 —''Nevermind'' became a huge commercial success, selling millions of copies and popularizing the Seattle grunge movement and alternative rock in general. Olsen, Eric (Eric Olsen). "10 years later, Cobain lives on in his music". April 9, 2004. Retrieved on July 5, 2007. However, all three members of Nirvana—singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic, and drummer Dave Grohl—later expressed dissatisfaction with the sound of the album, citing its production as too polished. Gaar, 2006. p. 70 Early in 1992, Cobain told ''Rolling Stone'' that he was sure that the band's next album would showcase "both of the extremes" of its sound, saying "it'll be more raw with some songs and more candy pop on some of the others. It won't be as one-dimensional as ''Nevermind'' ". Azerrad, Michael. "Inside the Heart and Mind of Nirvana". ''Rolling Stone''. April 16, 1992. Cobain wanted to start work on the album in the summer of 1992. However, the band was unable to since Cobain and his bandmates lived in different cities, and the singer and his wife Courtney Love were expecting the birth of their daughter Frances Bean (Frances Bean Cobain). Azerrad, 1994. p. 312 DGC had hoped to have a new album by the band ready for a late 1992 holiday season release; since work on it proceeded slowly, the label released the compilation album ''Incesticide'' in December 1992. Gaar, Gillian G. "Verse Chorus Verse: The Recording History of Nirvana". ''Goldmine (Goldmine (magazine))''. February 14, 1997. Biography Bolcom was born in Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)). At the age of 11, he entered the University of Washington to study composition (musical composition) privately with George Frederick McKay and John Verrall and piano with Madame Berthe Poncy Jacobson. He later studied with Darius Milhaud at Mills College while working on his Master of Arts degree, with Leland Smith at Stanford University while working on his D.M.A., and with Olivier Messiaen at the Paris Conservatoire, where he received the 2ème Prix de Composition. thumb The Fremont Cut and the Fremont Bridge, looking west from the George Washington Memorial Bridge (Image:Fremont Bridge-4.jpg), 2004 The '''Fremont Cut''' is a part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal—which passes through the U.S. (United States) city of Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), linking Lake Washington to Puget Sound—that connects Lake Union to the east with Salmon Bay to the west. It is


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about Captain Cook’s (James Cook) success doing the same. Bulfinch had read Cook’s ''Journals'', published in 1784, that in part discussed his success selling sea otter pelts in Canton (Guangzhou), and thus the American merchants thought they could copy that success. Prior to this, other America traders, such as Robert Morris (Robert Morris (merchant)), had sent ships to trade with China, notably the '' Empress of China (1783) Empress


was certified (certification) Platinum with just over 100,000 copies shipped. In the United States, the album faced medium success, selling 40,000 copies in its first week debuting and peaking at No. 42 on the Billboard Hot 200, the strongest Spice Girls solo showing on the chart. Eventually, the album was certified Platinum in 2001 with shipments of 1,000,000 copies. The album also was certified Gold in Australia, Spain and Mexico with sales over 35,000, 50,000

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