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Posted by ustar TH STAFF Tuesday, November 29, 2011

KARA tops the Oricon Weekly Album Charts, breaks 30-year record


Korean girl group KARA released their 2nd album, "Super Girl", on November 23rd, and, after debuting at #1, topped the Oricon Weekly Album Ranking by selling 275,000 in its first week!

This is KARA's second time to top the charts, as their 3rd single, "Jet Coaster Love" reached first back in April. With this achievement, KARA has become the newest foreign female group to dominate both the single and album rankings.

The record was previously set over 30 years ago by The Nolans with their single, "I'm in the Mood for Dancing", and the LP, "Gotta Pull Myself Together".

Until now, the highest position that KARA claimed with their albums was 2nd place with "KARA BEST 2007-2010" and "Girl Talk".

Additionally, the girls have set a new record for their first week sales, and has become the top selling foreign female group.Their sales have surpassed Shoujo Jidai's "GIRL'S GENERATION" of 232,000 copies.

KARA's album, "Super Girls", features a total of 13 songs including "Jet Coaster Love", "GO GO Summer!", and "Winter Magic".

Source: Oricon

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