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According to a [ Rolling Stone article], the album was finished May 4th and sent to Sudjam, the company that manages, at 9:30 p.m. for a midnight release.
In a [[]] update on June 26th, 2008, it was reported that since the album's release on May 5th, 2008, over 1,400,000 people had downloaded ''The Slip'' from That number represents individual people, and excludes multiple downloads from the same order.
== Relation to Year Zero ==