Morten’s new album Brother has entered the Norwegian album chart VG Lista Topp 40 at number 1 today.
This is his fourth solo album to reach number 1 in Norway, following Wild Seed (1995), Letter From Egypt (2008) and Out Of My Hands (2012).
In the UK, the album initially appeared on the midweek chart at #23, but has since fallen down to #32 and then #39.
Update: Brother enters the UK album chart at #56, with first-week sales of 1,461 copies. In comparison, Out Of My Hands sold 3,454 copies in its first week two years ago.
Update II: Brother is “album of the week” on the Ken Bruce show on BBC Radio 2, from 21 – 25 April.