Garbage’s “Not Your Kind Of People”

Garbage’s first album in seven years, Not Your Kind of People, is the #1 Alternative Album in the country this week and the #2 independent album.   The band debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart last week selling 19,281 digital albums via iTunes where the album was available exclusively for the week.   This week the album jumped up to #12 on the Top 200 Chart this week scanning over 22,000 units.


Garbage just wound down a tour of the East Coast and returned to Los Angeles where they will play a party tonight celebrating the music issue of Nylon magazine featuring front-woman Shirley Manson on the cover.



  Purchase Not Your Kind of People:

iTunes (Standard Edition | Deluxe Edition

Amazon MP3 ( Standard Edition |  Deluxe Edition

CD (Standard Edition | Deluxe Edition)




Garbage 2012 Tour Dates



1st – Santa Barbara, CA – KJEE Summer Round Up, Santa Barbara Bowl

2nd – Mountain View, CA – Live 105 BFD, Shoreline Ampitheater

3rd – San Diego, CA – 91x X-Fest

9th – Warsaw, Poland – Orange Warsaw Festival

11th – Samara, Russia – Rock on Volga Festival

12th – Odessa, Ukraine – Prosto Rock Festival

16th – Hultsfred, Sweden – Hultsfred Festival

17th – Aarhus, Denmark – Northside Festival

19th – Amsterdamn, Holland – Melkweg Max

22nd – Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany – Southside Festival

23rd – Scheessel, Germany – Hurricane Festival, Red Stage

24th – Paris, France – Solidays Festival

27th – Luxemburg – Rockhal

28th – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter, Pyramid Marquee

29th – Arras, France – Main Square Festival



1st – London, UK – Brixton Academy

2nd – Wolverhampton, UK – Civic Hall

3rd – Manchester, UK – Manchester Academy

4th – Glasgow, UK – Barrowlands

6th – Bucharest, Romania – B’Estfest

8th – Herouville St Clair, France – Festival Beauregard

11th – Vigevano, Italy – 10 Giorni Suoanti Festival

12th – Rome, Italy – Fiesta Campanelle Roma Rock

14th – Bilbao, Spain – BBK Live Festival

15th – Aix-les-Bains, France – Musilac Festival

17th – Arles, France – Les Escales du Cargo Festival

19th – Oporto, Portugal – Mares Vivas Festival

21st – Nyon, Switzerland – Paleo Festival



4th – Montreal, QUE – Osheaga Festival

7th – Chicago, IL – Metro – SOLD OUT

8th – Kansas City, MO – KRBZ’s Buzz Under The Stars Series at Berkley Riverfront Park

11th – Omaha, NE – Maha Festival, Stinson Park

18th – Osaka, Japan – Summer Sonic Festival

19th – Tokyo, Japan – Summer Sonic Festival



After forming in Madison, WI, Garbage released their self-titled debut album in 1995 and rode a wave of visually arresting, female-fronted alternative rock bands.  The album spawned the hit singles “Stupid Girl” and “Only Happy When It Rains” and was certified double platinum in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  The band won the Breakthrough Artist Award at the 1996 MTV Europe Music Awards, and was nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy® Award. Their second album, Version 2.0, was released in 1998 and topped the charts in the United Kingdom.  It was nominated for two Grammy Awards including Album of the Year and Best Rock Album.  2001’s Beautiful Garbage was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 10 Albums Of The Year.  In 2005, Garbage released Bleed Like Me, earning the band its highest chart position with a No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.  In 2007, the band released a retrospective collection called Absolute Garbage. Garbage has sold over 12 million albums worldwide. They have performed in over thirty-five countries and will tour extensively worldwide in support of this new release.
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