Week Ending 21st October 2012 / Albums Chart

Muse‘s “The 2nd Law” spends a third consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart (19227 sales, -32%), the album has sold 137434 copies so far. It’s also a very good week for Sexion D’Assaut, indeed “L’Apogée” is up four places at number two in its 31st week in the top 10 (9077 sales, +35%). We can explain this climb by the fact that you could find the album at 4.99 euros on iTunes last week (4720 digital sales).

There is no move at number three for Garou‘s “Rhythm And Blues” in its fourth week in the top 10 (7666 sales, +3%). In its second week on the chart, “NRJ Total Hits 2012 Vol. 2” falls two places at four (7061 sales, -36%). C2C‘s “Tetra” is down one place at number five (5462 sales, -23%), it has sold 70478 copies in its seven weeks in the top 10.

“Opéra Rouge” is also down one at number six for Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge in its fourth week in the top 10 (5125 sales, -26%). A compilation is the highest new entry in this week’s chart, “Starfloor 2013” is new at number seven (5044 sales).

In her third week in the top 10, Diana Krall falls one place at number eight with “Glad Rag Doll” (4905 sales, -9%), the album has sold 19708 copies so far. Lou Doillon‘s “Places” is down one at nine in its seventh week in the top 10. After an 11-week absence, Birdy is back in the top 10, as “Birdy” is up six places at number ten in its 11th week in the top 10 (3961 sales).

Two albums drop out of the top 10 this week. Adele‘s “21” is down one at number 11, the album has sold around 1315000 copies in its 91 weeks on the chart. After five weeks in the top 10, Marc Lavoine falls three places at 12 with “Je Descends Du Singe”.

There is a new entry at 16 for Raggasonic with “Raggasonic 3”. After having been deleted for three weeks, Baptiste Giabiconi‘s “Oxygen” is a re-entry at number 21 (2577 sales), as the album is now available in the shops. “Monster” enters at 26 for Kiss who had reached number 31 with “Sonic Boom” in October 2009.

“The Haunted Man” is new at number 31 and is also the first top 50 album for Bat For Lashes (1924 sales), “Two Suns” was number 56 in April 2009. Véronique Jannot enters the albums chart at 38 with “Tout Doux” (1660 sales). fun.‘s “Some Nights” gets its peak position this week, as it’s up a massive 84 places at number 42 in its 14th week in the top 200.

Placido Domingo enters at 51 with “Songs”, there is also a new entry at number 52 for Sophie Hunger with “The Danger Of Light” (1245 sales). Donald Fagen is new at 85 with “Sunken Codos”, he reached number 145 in March 2006 with “Morph The Cat”.

Have a great week !

Top 200 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 03 Muse – The 2nd Law

02 06 33 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée

03 03 04 Garou – Rhythm And Blues

04 02 02 Various Artists – NRJ Total Hits 2012 Vol. 2

05 04 07 C2C – Tetra

06 05 05 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge

07 NE 01 Various Artists – Starfloor 2013

08 07 03 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll

09 08 07 Lou Doillon – Places

10 16 25 Birdy – Birdy

11 10 91 Adele – 21

12 09 06 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe

13 12 05 P!nk – The Truth About Love

14 14 02 La Compagnie Créole – En Bonne Compagnie

15 11 05 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2012 Vol. 2

16 NE 01 Raggasonic – Raggasonic 3

17 13 05 Mika – The Origin Of Love

18 20 05 Saez – Messina

19 21 17 Shy’m – Caméléon

20 18 05 Jenifer – L’Amour Et Moi

21 RE 02 Baptiste Giabiconi – Oxygen

22 17 13 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party 2012

23 19 04 BB Brunes – Long Courrier

24 22 08 Tryo – Ladilafé

25 15 17 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends

26 NE 01 Kiss – Monster

27 35 55 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks

28 23 38 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

29 25 06 The xx – Coexist

30 32 60 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat

31 NE 01 Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man

32 36 13 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle

33 26 04 Cecilia Bartoli – Mission

34 31 05 Carly Rae Jepsen – Kiss

35 29 02 Various Artists – Urban Hits 2012

36 39 03 Mireille Mathieu – Chante Piaf [2012]

37 27 23 Les Stentors – Voyage En France

38 NE 01 Véronique Jannot – Tout Doux

39 28 17 Linkin Park – Living Things

40 NE 01 Flynt – Itinéraire Bis

41 34 04 Dany Brillant – Viens A Saint-Germain

42 126 14 fun. – Some Nights

43 30 04 Sinik – La Plume Et Le Poignard

44 108 06 Various Artists – Stars 80 – La Compilation

45 48 29 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille

46 56 17 Maroon 5 – Overexposed

47 43 31 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver

48 33 08 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2012 Vol. 2

49 NE 01 Soundtrack – Stars 80

50 46 52 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto

51 NE 01 Placido Domingo – Songs

52 NE 01 Sophie Hunger – The Danger Of Light

53 49 148 Muse – The Resistance

54 24 02 Zifou – Zifou 2 Dingue

55 83 21 Melody Gardot – The Absence

56 141 09 Chilly Gonzales – Solo Piano II

57 37 03 Alexandre Tharaud – Boeuf Sur Le Toit

58 51 31 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur

59 60 02 Beth Hart – Bang Bang Boom Boom

60 38 04 Green Day – ¡Uno!

61 61 47 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love

62 185 38 Youssoupha – Noir D****

63 58 02 Of Monsters And Men – My Head Is An Animal

64 50 05 Oxmo Puccino – Roi Sans Carrosse

65 47 06 Guy Marchand – Chansons De Ma Jeunesse

66 NE 01 Placebo – B3 EP

67 65 37 One Direction – Up All Night

68 42 05 Michael Jackson – Bad 25

69 57 23 Gossip – A Joyful Noise

70 55 06 Wax Tailor – Dusty Rainbow From The Dark

71 73 03 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning

72 45 03 Mathieu Boogaerts – Mathieu Boogaerts

73 NE 01 Frère Alessandro – La Voix D’Assise

74 62 05 Various Artists – Collection Digistar

75 40 03 Lescop – Lescop

76 59 07 Khaled – C’Est La Vie

77 NE 01 Patricia Petibon – Nouveau Monde

78 44 03 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club Winter 2012 Vol. 2

79 66 48 Rihanna – Talk That Talk

80 NE 01 Balthazar – Rats

81 53 12 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2012 Vol. 2

82 NE 01 Rone – Tohu Bohu

83 64 06 ZZ Top – La Futura

84 68 85 Selah Sue – Selah Sue

85 NE 01 Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos

86 70 08 Superbus – Sunset

87 54 03 Various Artists – Hits And Dance 2012 (Volume 2)

88 134 58 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89

89 113 03 John Mamann – John Mamann

90 79 05 Alexis HK – Le Dernier Présent

91 69 07 Mark Knopfler – Privateering

92 74 06 Emily Loizeau – Mothers & Tygers

93 71 35 Gotye – Making Mirrors

94 52 02 Various Artists – 100 Bombes Dancefloor 2012-2013

95 76 07 Cat Power – Sun

96 99 119 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations

97 88 105 Adele – 19

98 72 07 Kenza Farah – 4 Love

99 96 05 Bénabar – Bien L’Bonsoir M’sieurs-Dames

100 100 56 Orelsan – Le Chant Des Sirènes

101 NE 01 La Troupe De Salut Les Copains – Salut Les Copains, Le Spectacle Musical

102 93 07 Eiffel – Foule Monstre

103 91 02 Les Ogres De Barback – La Fabrique A Chansons

104 128 32 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events

105 RE 34 Lucenzo – Emigrante Del Mundo

106 109 02 Tame Impala – Lonerism

107 84 06 Bob Dylan – Tempest

108 NE 01 Various Artists – Kitsune Maison Compilation 14 The 10th Anniversary Issue

109 98 138 Muse – Absolution

110 82 05 Breakbot – By Your Side

111 77 02 Hélène Grimaud & Sol Gabetta – Duo

112 95 07 Alex Clare – The Lateness Of The Hour

113 80 05 Arno – Future Vintage

114 67 05 Various Artists – Double Dancefloor 2012 Vol. 2

115 94 23 M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

116 87 16 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2012

117 NE 01 Ben Harper – By My Side

118 106 07 Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon

119 97 03 DJ Mam’s – Fiesta Buena

120 NE 01 Samson François – Cinquante Nuances De Grey – L’Album Classique

121 110 54 Muse – Origin Of Symmetry

122 86 10 Dead Can Dance – Anastasis

123 111 39 Muse – Showbiz

124 90 07 Various Artists – Hits Rentrée 2012

125 105 08 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.6

126 160 24 Soundtrack – Project X

127 RE 02 Théodore, Paul & Gabriel – Please Her, Please Him

128 NE 01 The Jim Jones Revue – The Savage Heart

129 41 02 Marillion – Sounds That Can’t Be Made

130 119 48 Chimène Badi – Gospel & Soul

131 102 22 Radiohead – The Best Of

132 92 04 Various Artists – Hits 2012 Vol. 3

133 150 54 Thomas Dutronc – Silence On Tourne, On Tourne En Rond

134 132 70 LMFAO – Sorry For Party Rocking

135 78 02 Ez3kiel – Naphtaline Orchestra

136 81 06 Various Artists – Fun Club 2012 Vol. 2

137 187 38 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend

138 118 18 Didier Barbelivien – Best Of 3 CD

139 NE 01 The Horrid Springs – The Horrid Springs

140 120 14 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2012

141 129 25 Norah Jones – Little Broken Hearts

142 125 37 Skip The Use – Can Be Late

143 116 05 Grizzly Bear – Shields

144 103 08 Archive – With Us Until You’re Dead

145 149 114 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux

146 NE 01 Django Reinhardt – Swing De Paris

147 121 28 Claude François – Best Of

148 104 05 Various Artists – Princesses : Les Plus Belles Chansons (2012 Version)

149 115 28 Dominique A – Vers Les Lueurs

150 179 46 The Black Keys – El Camino

151 114 04 Edith Piaf – Best Of – Hymne A La Môme (Remasterisé En 2012)

152 145 21 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave

153 161 65 Muse – HAARP

154 135 21 Yannick Noah – Hommage

155 RE 14 Francis Cabrel – L’Essentiel 1977-2007

156 NE 01 Tori Amos – Gold Dust

157 131 03 Various Artists – Hot Latina 2012

158 101 04 No Doubt – Push And Shove

159 124 188 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black

160 89 02 Amélie-Les-Crayons – Jusqu’A La Mer

161 112 02 Various Artists – Best Of Bond

162 142 67 The xx – xx

163 167 98 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne

164 NE 01 Jason Lytle – Dept. Of Disappearance

165 107 06 Colonel Reyel – Soldat De L’Amour

166 RE 03 Frank Alamo – Ses Plus Belles Chansons

167 85 02 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon

168 127 04 Zenzile – Electric Soul

169 RE 08 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney (The Magic Of Disney)

170 147 46 Bénabar – Les Bénéfices Du Doute

171 NE 01 Henri Dès – Henri Dès En 25 Chansons

172 133 06 Various Artists – Une Rentrée D’Enfer 2012

173 NE 01 Brandy – Two Eleven

174 RE 22 Depeche Mode – The Best Of – Volume 1

175 139 79 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?

176 137 05 Various Artists – Kanye West Presents Good Music Cruel Summer

177 NE 01 Broussaï – Kingston Town

178 159 05 Amy Winehouse – The Album Collection

179 NE 01 Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge

180 RE 20 Queen – Greatest Hits

181 152 04 Lojo – Cinema El Mundo

182 130 03 Danakil – On Air A La Cigale

183 138 02 Barbra Streisand – Release Me

184 RE 27 The Doors – The Very Best Of

185 RE 19 ABBA – Gold – Greatest Hits

186 156 111 Katy Perry – Teenage Dream

187 136 03 Hugh Coltman – Zero Killed

188 RE 10 Jennifer Lopez – Dance Again… The Hits

189 168 128 Zaz – Zaz

190 NE 01 PMPDJ – Haterville

191 151 50 Coeur De Pirate – Blonde

192 196 18 Justin Bieber – Believe

193 170 11 Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man In The Universe

194 182 36 La Grande Sophie – La Place Du Fantôme

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196 143 77 Les Prêtres – Gloria

197 RE 02 UB40 – The Very Best Of UB40 1980-2000

198 174 102 Shakira – Sale El Sol

199 RE 08 Roberto Fonseca – Yo

200 163 17 Flo Rida – Wild Ones