NORTHWEST TOP 20

BESTSELLERS AT LOCAL INDEPENDENT RECORD STORES for the week of October 16

1. Death Cab For Cutie Transatlanticism (Barsuk)

2. The Fire Theft The Fire Theft (Rykodisc)

3. Rosie Thomas Only With Laughter (Sub Pop)

4. Pretty Girls Make Graves The New Romance (Matador)

5. The Postal Service Give Up (Sub Pop)

6. Dead Low Tide Dead Low Tide (Tiger Style)

7. The Lights Beautiful Bird (Bop Tart)

8. Maktub Khronos (OSSiA)

9. Dandy Warhols Welcome to the Monkey House (Capitol)

10. The Long Winters When I Pretend to Fall (Barsuk)

11. Broadcast Oblivion Transmita Olvido (Burn Burn Burn)

12. Quasi Hot Shit (Touch and Go)

13. Left Hand Smoke Nonsense Parade (Self-released)

14. Popular Shapes Bikini Style (On/On Switch)

15. Pearl Jam Mansfield, MA (Epic)

16. The Joggers Solid Guild (Startime)

17. Kinski/Acid Mothers Temple Kinski/Acid Mothers Temple (Sub Pop)

18. New Pornographers Mass Romantic (Mint)

19. Hypatia Lake Your Universe, Your Mind (Sad Robot)

20. Sushirobo The Light-Fingered Feeling of Sushirobo (Pattern 25)

Compiled from figures at Easy Street Records (West Seattle and Queen Anne), and Sonic Boom (Capitol Hill, Ballard, and Fremont).