Within Temptation‘s album „HYDRA“ reaches #1 in the US and UK

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“Hydra”, Within Temptation’s new album has reached the top spot of the i-tunes rock chart in the United States and the United Kingdom. The critically acclaimed 6th studio album of the Dutch symphonic rock band scored a number one position on the i-tunes album chart in ten territories. Within Temptation is the first act from the Netherlands reaching a Top 10 i-tunes position in the United States.

On the official album charts “Hydra” continues to be a major success in the following key markets: #1 The Netherlands, #4 in Germany, #6 in U.K. and #9 in France #16 U.S. next to Top 5 positions in Finland, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Japan and Czech Republic.

Sharon den Adel and Robert Westerholt of Within Temptation have recently visited Los Angeles and New York during a promotional trip and hooked-up with album collaborator Xzibit in the afternoon before the Grammy Award show. Next to Xzibit, Within Temptation’s album “Hydra” contains collaborations with Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum), Tarja and Howard Jones (Devil You Know) as well as  Piotr Rogucki (Coma) on the Eastern European album version.

The current single  „Whole World Is Watching“ is a duet with Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum)

For the Eastern European markets „Whole World Is Watching“ is recorded with Polish singer Piotr Rogucki (Coma)

Within Temptation’s Hydra world tour will start on February 26th in Helsinki. Find the tour dates here.

For more information: www.within-temptation.com