HITS Daily Double

New Releases

YOUR NEW RELEASES: Happy Hump Day, classic rockers! Y’all must be way stoked, because Tom Petty will score his very first #1 album debut next week—and Eric Clapton’s J.J. Cale tribute set (guest-starring Petty, Willie Nelson and Mark Knopfler, among others) is also amping up at retail. Pass the legal marijuana! Meanwhile, Island's social star Shawn Mendes is making real noise on behalf of the young'uns. Here are this week’s key debuts:

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (Reprise) 100-110k
Eric Clapton (Bushbranch/Surfdog) 50-55k
Shawn Mendes (Island) 45-50k
Theory of a Deadman (Roadrunner) 25-28k
Jenny Lewis (Warner Bros.) 15-18k
PARTYNEXTDOOR (Warner Bros.) 14-17k
Guardians of the Galaxy (Hollywood) 12-15k

Can't get enough Petty? Check out this Rolling Stone profile, in which he says, among other things, "If they had tried to offer my generation someone that had won a game show ... you would've been laughed out of the room." (7/30a)