Daft Punk Breaks Chart Record in the US with Disney Soundtrack

WelcheMusic recently reported on the Daft Punk Disney soundtrack TRON: Legacy. The set bows at No.10 on the Billboard 200, giving the at its highest position ever in the US. This beats the 2001 No.44 peak of Discovery. The set also bows atop the Electronics genre chart, also entering the charts in the UK (No.39) and Australia (No.31). The first single “Derezzed” has still not charted.

A score album hasn’t reached the top ten since 2005 when Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith debuted and peaked at No.6. In addition to Tron, two Glee Casts album shares space on the top ten. It marks the second time this year we’ve had three soundtracks concurrently in the top ten, according to Billboard.