The newly launched album of GRAMMY Award-winning artist, guitarist, and producer John Mayer has been ruling the iTunes album gross sales chart because it was launched final Friday.
Mayer dropped the eighth studio album, Sob Rock, now out on all digital platforms, by way of Columbia Information and Sony Music final Friday.
The album that marks Mayer’s first solo providing since 2017’s “The Seek for Every little thing” was recorded at Henson Studios in Los Angeles. He produced it with Don Was.
As of Tuesday, “Sob Rock” stays on the high spot on the all-genre US iTunes album gross sales chart.
iTunes mentioned it has been a non-mover for 4 days now.
It additionally topped the Canadian Prime 10 iTunes albums gross sales chart complete the album positioned second on Brazilian chart, third on Australian chart, fourth on British chart and fifth on German chart, respectively.
In an Instagram post final week, Mayer mentioned “Sob Rock” is the one file he made that he listened to recreationally.
This album options some collaboration with artists that features country-pop sensation Maren Morris on lead single “Final Practice House” and hip-hop/R&B producer No I.D. on “New Gentle.”
Rolling Stone described Mayer’s new album as “ “a heat, elegant file.” It praised “the easy heat in his (Mayer’s) voice, which by no means places an excessive amount of weight behind his heartbreak or his happiness.”
Pitchfork, alternatively,notes that “Sob Rock’s” “imaginative and prescient is full and assured,” whereas The Philadelphia Inquirer pressured that the songs are “all neat, emotionally legible,” and the “guitar solos, keyboards, and drums nearly universally hearken again to the interval Mayer is harvesting for inspiration.”
After the Album launch, the recording artist additionally dropped the music video for “Shot within the Darkish.”
It was directed by Mathew Miguel Cullen with visible narrative delivered in slick-looking, ‘80s-inspired style.
The primary single and video from the album, “Final Practice House” was launched final month to important acclaim.
In the meantime, to advertise Mayer’s new album within the nation, Sony Music Philippines mounted a John Mayer “Sob Rock” Projection at Arco De Emperador in Arcovia in Pasig Metropolis. It will run till July 24.
A number of the album highlights can be projected on the 19-meter tall monument designed by Spanish sculptor Gines Serran Pagan. —Rosette Adel