July 2 [12:00 EDT] — Mötley Crüe’s is back, and they won’t be ignored.
The band’s first album with the original line-up in eight years landed at number four on the “Billboard” album chart, proving that the group still has a fair amount of steam. The Crüe earned the highest debut of the week, as Wyclef Jean of the Fugees saw his “Carnival” come in at number 16.
The Spice Girls regained the top spot on the album chart as “Spice” sent Bob Carlisle’s “Butterfly Kisses” tumbling to number six. Puff Daddy and Faith Evans also held onto their number status as “I’ll Be Missing You” stays atop the “Billboard” singles chart. Shawn Colvin made the highest debut on the singles chart with “Sunny Came Home” turning up at number eight.
The modern rock tracks also saw little change as Third Eye Blind’s “Semi-Charmed Life” held on to the top spot. While there was minimal shuffling on the chart, Live made the biggest splash with “Turn My Head” entering the chart
at number seven.