Week Ending 23rd September 2012 / Albums Chart

We have a brand new top 5 in this week’s albums chart ! And the winner is… Mika who gets his third number one album with “The Origin Of Love” (25702 sales). “Life In Cartoon Motion” spent eight weeks at the top (two in April 2007, and six in July and August 2007), and “The Boy Who Knew Too Much” was number one for one week in September 2009.

Saez is new at number two with “Messina” (20871 sales). It’s its fourth top 3 album, after “Debbie” (number two in August 2004), “Varsovie – L’Alhambra – Paris” (number three in April 2008), and “J’Accuse” (number three in August 2010).

Jenifer‘s last album “Appelle-Moi Jen” was her first one not to reach the top 10 (number 13 in December 2010), but “L’Amour Et Moi” allows her to get a fifth top 10 album, as it enters at number three (18255 sales). Her four top 10 albums were “Jenifer” (number two in March and April 2002), “Le Passage” (number two in May 2004), “Jenifer Fait Son Live” (number six in October 2005), and “Lunatique” (number one for one week in November 2007).

It’s a third top 10 album for P!nk, as “The Truth About Love” is new at four (17855 sales). She also reached that position with “Funhouse” in November 2008, and was number seven with “I’m Not Dead” in April 2006. “Bad 25” is new at five for Michael Jackson (12105 sales). We can remember that “Thriller (25th Anniversary Edition)” went straight to number one in February 2008 with 60215 sales and spent three consecutive weeks at the top.

Last week’s number one, Marc Lavoine is at 6 with “Je Descends Du Singe” in his second week in the top 10 (10878 sales, -55%). There is only one compilation in this week’s top 10, as “NRJ 200% Hits 2012 Vol. 2” is new at 7 (10756 sales).

In her third week in the top 10, Lou Doillon is down four places at eight with “Places” (9267 sales, -21%). A former number one, C2C‘s “Tetra” falls four at number nine in its third week in the top 10 (8797 sales, -11%). Chico & The Gypsies are back in the top 10, as “Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends” is up one place at 10 in its fifth week in the top 10.

Seven albums drop out of the top 10 this week. The xx‘s “Coexist” is down nine places at 11 (7396 sales, -57%). After three weeks in the top 10, “NRJ Hits 2012 Vol. 2” is down nine at 12. “Zumba Fitness Dance Party 2012” is also out of the top 10, falling five at number 13. After 28 consecutive weeks in the top 10, “L’Apogée” is down seven at number 16 for Sexion D’Assaut (6020 sales, -15%). A former number one, Tryo‘s “Ladilafé” falls ten places at 17 in its fourth week in the top 20. Bob Dylan is down 18 places at number 24 with “Tempest”, Wax Tailor‘s “Dusty Rainbow From The Dark” falls 17 at number 27.

As she has two songs in this week’s top 5 singles chart, Carly Rae Jepsen is new at 14 with “Kiss” (6366 sales). “Roi Sans Carrosse” enters at 15 for Oxmo Puccino (6135 sales), it’s his fifth top 20 album, his highest is “Opera Puccino” which reached number seven in May 1998. “By Your Side” is new at 19 for Breakbot.

Alexis HK gets his highest charting album, as “Le Dernier Présent” enters at 22, it’s also his first top 50 album. Bénabar‘s new live album “Bien L’Bonsoir M’sieurs-Dames” is new at number 26 (3050 sales).

“Battle Born” is the third top 30 album for The Killers, as it enters at 29 (2694 sales). “Hot Fuss” reached number 8 in August 2005, and “Sam’s Town” was number 30 in October 2006. Kanye West is new at 30 with his “Kanye West Presents Good Music Cruel Summer” (2587 sales).

Arno‘s “Future Vintage” is new at number 35, his highest charting album is “French Bazaar” which was number 16 in May 2004. “Shields” enters at 37 for Grizzly Bear, “Veckatimest” reached number 73 in May 2009. Skunk Anansie are back with “Black Traffic” which is new at number 72, their last album “Wonderlustre” reached number 67 in September 2010.

Have a very good week !

Top 200 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Mika – The Origin Of Love

02 NE 01 Saez – Messina

03 NE 01 Jenifer – L’Amour Et Moi

04 NE 01 P!nk – The Truth About Love

05 NE 01 Michael Jackson – Bad 25

06 01 02 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe

07 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2012 Vol. 2

08 04 03 Lou Doillon – Places

09 05 03 C2C – Tetra

10 11 13 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends

11 02 02 The xx – Coexist

12 03 04 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2012 Vol. 2

13 08 09 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party 2012

14 NE 01 Carly Rae Jepsen – Kiss

15 NE 01 Oxmo Puccino – Roi Sans Carrosse

16 09 29 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée

17 07 04 Tryo – Ladilafé

18 12 87 Adele – 21

19 NE 01 Breakbot – By Your Side

20 17 56 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat

21 14 21 Birdy – Birdy

22 NE 01 Alexis HK – Le Dernier Présent

23 23 34 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

24 06 02 Bob Dylan – Tempest

25 18 13 Shy’m – Caméléon

26 NE 01 Bénabar – Bien L’Bonsoir M’sieurs-Dames

27 10 02 Wax Tailor – Dusty Rainbow From The Dark

28 15 09 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle

29 NE 01 The Killers – Battle Born

30 NE 01 Various Artists – Kanye West Presents Good Music Cruel Summer

31 20 02 Various Artists – Fun Club 2012 Vol. 2

32 19 08 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2012 Vol. 2

33 13 02 ZZ Top – La Futura

34 29 51 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks

35 NE 01 Arno – Future Vintage

36 NE 01 Various Artists – Double Dancefloor 2012 Vol. 2

37 NE 01 Grizzly Bear – Shields

38 45 13 Maroon 5 – Overexposed

39 28 48 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto

40 21 02 Emily Loizeau – Mothers & Tygers

41 22 03 Cat Power – Sun

42 NE 01 Stupeflip – Terrora !!

43 16 03 Mark Knopfler – Privateering

44 27 13 Linkin Park – Living Things

45 24 03 Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon

46 31 03 Various Artists – Hits Rentrée 2012

47 34 27 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur

48 26 04 Superbus – Sunset

49 32 03 Eiffel – Foule Monstre

50 25 03 Khaled – C’Est La Vie

51 54 02 Guy Marchand – Chansons De Ma Jeunesse

52 30 12 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2012

53 48 27 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver

54 37 03 Kenza Farah – 4 Love

55 51 19 Gossip – A Joyful Noise

56 40 06 Dead Can Dance – Anastasis

57 47 19 Les Stentors – Voyage En France

58 50 81 Selah Sue – Selah Sue

59 44 43 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love

60 38 04 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.6

61 36 04 Archive – With Us Until You’re Dead

62 43 02 Colonel Reyel – Soldat De L’Amour

63 33 10 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2012

64 58 25 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille

65 41 06 Various Artists – 100 Hits Eté 2012

66 52 21 Norah Jones – Little Broken Hearts

67 46 02 Calexico – Algiers

68 55 31 Gotye – Making Mirrors

69 56 17 Melody Gardot – The Absence

70 69 19 M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

71 64 66 LMFAO – Sorry For Party Rocking

72 NE 01 Skunk Anansie – Black Traffic

73 42 02 Various Artists – Une Rentrée D’Enfer 2012

74 39 05 Nossa – Nossa

75 62 44 Rihanna – Talk That Talk

76 90 101 Adele – 19

77 75 33 One Direction – Up All Night

78 92 03 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz : 50 Titres De Légende

79 61 14 Didier Barbelivien – Best Of 3 CD

80 66 46 Coeur De Pirate – Blonde

81 65 33 Skip The Use – Can Be Late

82 59 04 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli Rentrée 2012

83 57 05 Chilly Gonzales – Solo Piano II

84 70 17 Yannick Noah – Hommage

85 60 07 Various Artists – Skyrock 2012 Vol. 3

86 81 63 The xx – xx

87 63 06 Various Artists – Party Fun Summer 2012

88 68 28 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events

89 89 17 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave

90 NE 01 Various Artists – Princesses: Les Plus Belles Chansons (2012 Version)

91 73 35 Amy Winehouse – Lioness: Hidden Treasures

92 67 17 Gusttavo Lima – E Você

93 53 03 TLF – Ovni

94 76 24 Claude François – Best Of

95 71 107 Katy Perry – Teenage Dream

96 84 42 Bénabar – Les Bénéfices Du Doute

97 108 06 Frank Ocean – Channel Orange

98 87 32 La Grande Sophie – La Place Du Fantôme

99 74 06 Elvis Presley – Elvis – La Collection RTL

100 80 10 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2012 Vol. 2

101 72 04 Alanis Morissette – Havoc And Bright Lights

102 104 16 Patti Smith – Banga

103 130 72 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart

104 101 12 The Police – Greatest Hits

105 79 02 Various Artists – Stars 80 – La Compilation

106 85 52 Orelsan – Le Chant Des Sirènes

107 NE 01 Rival Sons – Head Down

108 93 20 Soundtrack – Project X

109 NE 01 Amy Winehouse – The Album Collection

110 91 75 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?

111 94 25 The Doors – The Very Best Of

112 78 05 Various Artists – Tubes Rentrée 2012

113 115 41 Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch The Throne

114 105 73 Les Prêtres – Gloria

115 95 50 Thomas Dutronc – Silence On Tourne, On Tourne En Rond

116 82 110 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux

117 126 144 Muse – The Resistance

118 132 16 Electric Guest – Mondo

119 106 42 The Black Keys – El Camino

120 103 17 Selena Gomez & The Scene – When The Sun Goes Down

121 102 31 Michel Teló – Na Balada

122 88 03 Owl City – The Midsummer Station

123 110 54 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89

124 86 07 Various Artists – Tubes Eté 2012

125 119 11 Various Artists – L’Amour Est Dans Le Pré

126 155 44 Charlie Winston – Running Still

127 83 05 Bloc Party – Four

128 97 34 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend

129 NE 01 Dinosaur Jr. – I Bet On Sky

130 169 02 The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat + Bone

131 120 44 Chimène Badi – Gospel & Soul

132 138 124 Zaz – Zaz

133 49 02 Pet Shop Boys – Elysium

134 77 44 Christophe Willem – Prismophonic

135 96 03 The Vaccines – Come Of Age

136 191 52 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!

137 111 98 Shakira – Sale El Sol

138 100 04 Jacky Terrasson – Gouache

139 118 14 Justin Bieber – Believe

140 113 12 Cathy & David Guetta – F*** Me, I’m Famous 2012

141 98 45 Isabelle Boulay – Les Grands Espaces

142 131 34 Youssoupha – Noir D****

143 107 184 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black

144 125 95 Jean-Louis Aubert – Roc Eclair

145 161 51 Cliff Martinez – Drive

146 122 94 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne

147 NE 01 Various Artists – Puissance Rap 2013

148 117 18 Radiohead – The Best Of

149 109 02 Bireli Lagrene – Mouvements

150 121 04 Mass Hysteria – L’Armée Des Ombres

151 123 20 Depeche Mode – The Best Of – Volume 1

152 127 13 Flo Rida – Wild Ones

153 99 04 Various Artists – Pop 2012

154 135 12 Chris Brown – Fortune

155 134 27 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits

156 124 14 I Muvrini – Imaginà

157 159 38 Pink Floyd – The Wall

158 195 44 Camille – Ilo Veyou

159 116 07 Antony & The Johnsons – Cut The World

160 165 03 Alex Clare – The Lateness Of The Hour

161 129 09 Jennifer Lopez – Dance Again… The Hits

162 145 58 Irma – Letter To The Lord

163 NE 01 Down – Down IV Part 1 – The Purple EP

164 NE 01 Coeur De Pirate – Blonde / Coeur De Pirate

165 RE 28 Michael Jackson – Bad

166 NE 01 Various Artists – Collection Digistar

167 RE 62 Lady Gaga – Born This Way

168 170 03 Various Artists – Le Coffret Des Assistantes Maternelles 2012

169 147 11 fun. – Some Nights

170 140 10 Various Artists – Def Jam Recordings France Skyrock

171 137 47 Soundtrack – Intouchables

172 167 28 Les Enfoirés – Le Bal Des Enfoirés 2012

173 172 49 Gérard Lenorman – Duos De Mes Chansons

174 133 24 Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

175 164 09 Frank Sinatra – Nothing But The Best

176 146 19 Coldplay – Viva La Vida / X&Y

177 RE 16 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.5

178 152 03 Staff Benda Bilili – Bouger Le Monde

179 141 15 Phil Collins – Hits

180 157 26 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon

181 143 33 Lucenzo – Emigrante Del Mundo

182 RE 131 IAM – L’École Du Micro D’Argent

183 NE 01 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge

184 NE 01 Daniel Balavoine – Balavoine

185 199 61 Muse – HAARP

186 NE 01 London Philharmonic Orchestra – Les 50 Plus Grands Morceaux De Musique Classique

187 128 19 Bee Gees – Ultimate Bee Gees

188 148 02 Various Artists – Dancefloor Fever – Fall 2012

189 156 26 Dominique A – Vers Les Lueurs

190 153 19 Véronique Sanson – Amoureuse

191 163 04 Various Artists – Revolucion Reggaeton 2012

192 181 12 Coldplay – Parachutes / A Rush Of Blood To The Head / Live 2003

193 RE 21 Revolver – Let Go

194 162 25 The Black Eyed Peas – Elephunk / Monkey Business / The E.N.D.

195 RE 24 Pink Floyd – A Foot In The Door – The Best Of

196 RE 02 Susie Arioli – All The Way

197 RE 25 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre

198 142 07 Barry White – The Barry White Collection

199 180 21 Soprano / R.E.D.K. – E=2MC’s

200 RE 16 Boulevard Des Airs – Paris – Buenos Aires