28 Nov Miranda Lambert’s ‘The Weight of These Wings’ Lands No. 1 on Billboard Country Albums Chart
Vanner Records/RCA Records Nashville GRAMMY Award-winner Miranda Lambert’s new album, The Weight Of These Wings, arrives at No.1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart with 122k in sales after one week of being available from its November 18 release. The Weight Of These Wings also debuts at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, which spans across all genres, with 133k of total units (of which 122k are pure album sales).
Upon the arrival of Lambert’s sixth studio album, The Weight Of These Wings, has been met with a swarm of praise from music critics including Rolling Stone, NPR, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post and Us Weekly.
“…a range-y two-disc set ditching country’s mainstream playbook for the sort of Great Album rock acts used to spit out regularly back in the day.”
– Rolling Stone
“Lambert crafts a sound that is deeply adaptable: catchy and introspective, tradition-bound and cleanly contemporary.”
– NPR Music
“…her piercing voice breaks in just the right places when her mood grows downcast, and explodes into colorful curlicues when she’s enthused, or peeved.”
– The New York Times
“…marvelous 24-track masterwork.”
– Us Weekly
“ ‘The Weight of These Wings’ matches the take-no-prisoners attitude of her lyrics with music that travels unexpected routes but often winds up touching the soul.”
– The Boston Globe
“Across 24 contemplative songs, Lambert aches without wallowing. She daydreams without self-delusion. And that brilliant twang in her voice sounds more anchored, more experienced.
If sorrow can congeal into wisdom, this is what it sounds like.”
– The Washington Post
The Weight Of These Wings, Lambert’s double album, is produced by Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, and Eric Masse.