The data set is fictional and was constructed by Andy Field who therefore owns the copyright. The data set is also publicly available on the website that accompanies Andy Field's book, https://edge.sagepub.com/field5e. Without Andy Field's explicit consent, this data set may not be distributed for commercial purposes, this data set may not be edited, and this data set may not be presented without acknowledging its source (i.e., the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND license).

AlbumSales

Format

A data.frame with 60 rows, each one representing a different album, and 5 variables

Adverts

numeric

Amount (in thousands of pounds) spent promoting the album before release
Airplay

integer

How many times songs from the album were played on a prominent national radio station in the week before release
Image

integer

How attractive people found the band's image (out of 10)
Sales

integer

Sales (in thousands) of each album in the week after release

Details

Reference: Field, A. P. (2017). Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics (5th ed.). Sage.