The Raconteurs album “Help Us Stranger” landed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, debuting with 88,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending June 27, according to Nielsen Music. 

The Raconteurs visited the top 10 twice before, with a pair of No. 7-peaking efforts: Consolers of the Lonely in 2008 and Broken Boy Soldiers in 2006. Jack White, who leads the four-man band, has now visited No. 1 as both a soloist (three times) and in a band (with The Raconteurs). 

During release week, The Raconteurs played a series of in-store performances at record stores and also did a two-night stand on CBS’ The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (June 20 and 21) 

The Raconteurs’ ‘Help Us Stranger’ Debuts at Number One


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