Gli Europe hanno rilasciato il seguente comunicato, in cui rivendicano di essere loro la prima band svedese ad aver conquistato un disco di platino:
“So! A Swedish band called Sabaton has gone platinum in Sweden, selling 40,000 units of their latest album, ‘Carolus Rex’. Nice one, lads! However, the media statement suggesting they are the first Swedish hard rock band ever to do so is a little ill-advised! Or, could it be we were ‘punk’d’ back in the ’80s when presented with platinum discs for ‘The Final Countdown’? No, wait! Ashton Kutcher wasn’t even born back then!
Ah, the 80’s! The days when stonewashed denim was cool, and platinum meant 100,000…!”