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MAKING MONEY: The top albums in Europe, in the Sept. 15 issue of Music & Media: 1. Vespertine, Bjork. 2. Iowa, Slipknot. 3. Bridget Jones's Diary, soundtrack.
SPENDING MONEY: The British buy the most albums per person (four a year) of any nation, followed by Denmark and the United States, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry says.
PRINTING MONEY: The world premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is Nov. 4 in London, with U.S. release two weeks later.
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