Tim 

The Replacements release their 4th album on September 18, 1985. Like the previous three from The Mats, it’s praised by critics and ends up at #136 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

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Get Born 

Jet releases their debut album, Get Born, on September 14, 2003. The album would go on to sell well over three million copies. The title is lifted from the lyrics of Orpheus’ “Subterranean Homesick Blues.”

They also become the latest band to break with the help of the “Apple Effect.”  There was a time in the early 2000’s when getting picked by Apple to be featured in one of their ads meant everything. “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” from Jet joined Feist’s “1-2-3-4” and The Ting Tings “Shut Up and Let Me Go” as bands broke by Apple in the USA.

A New World Record

The songs started to flow and most of them came quickly to me. To have all those hits, it was just …I mean amazing really. Going from doing okay for probably three or four years to suddenly being in the big time, it was a strange but great thing.

Jeff Lynn

Electric Light Orchestra release A New World Record on September 12, 1976. It contains four hits and sells over 5 million records in one year.