Talk:Krank (song)

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billboard controversy[edit]

"Metropolis claims the song entered the Billboard Singles Chart at No. 15[12], yet Billboard.com does not corroborate this information.[13]"

This line really comes off as original research. While I don't dispute its accuracy, the link provided doesn't state this blatantly, and Wikipedia needs us to report what someone else said about this sort of discrepancy, not report it ourselves. I think this needs to be re-worded in some way, or possibly removed entirely. But I figured it should be discussed prior to being changed. MrMoustacheMM (talk) 06:14, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

Yeah, I'm not really sure what to do about this. I would think that if Metropolis records is a reliable source for information about its artists, that should be sufficient. The only thing I can figure is that the chart Metropolis is talking about is different from the usual Billboard chart, but I'm not sure where else to look for that information. Torchiest talkedits 13:55, 15 November 2011 (UTC)
Okay, I found something from Side-line News: "The opener and earlier released single "Krank" was #5 in the German Alternative Single Charts for seven weeks and for 8 weeks on both the US Billboard Top 100 Singles Chart (position #15) and the US Billboard Top 25 Dance Singles Chart (position #3)." That looks pretty good to me. Torchiest talkedits 14:03, 15 November 2011 (UTC)
I think that works. I attempted to verify that chart placing, but apparently I have to pay hundreds of dollars to view it, so I'm willing to accept that source as more accurate. How's this:
In its second week of release, the song "Krank" reached No. 5 on the DAC German Alternative Chart.[11] It also reached No. 15 on the US Billboard Top 100 Singles Chart and No. 3 on the US Billboard Top 25 Dance Singles Chart.<ref>Side-line ref</ref>
MrMoustacheMM (talk) 00:33, 16 November 2011 (UTC)
Works for me. Torchiest talkedits 13:57, 16 November 2011 (UTC)