Week Ending 31st March 2013 / Albums Chart

Les Enfoirés are at the top of the French albums chart for the third consecutive week with La Boîte A Musique Des Enfoirés (66,188 sales / -48%). The good news is that the album has sold 334,668 copies in 16 days, last year Le Bal Des Enfoirés 2012 had sold 296,731 during the same period, and Dans L’Oeil Des Enfoirés 326,487 in 2011.

Delta Machine is the highest new entry of the week at number two for Depeche Mode (51,292 sales). Their last studio album Sounds Of The Universe was also at two in April and May 2009. Depeche Mode had two number one albums in the 2000s, with Exciter (for one week in May 2001), and Playing The Angel (it was at the top during the week ending 22nd October 2005 as a new entry with 42,271 CDs sold).

The musical Robin Des Bois (with M. Pokora) will only open on 26th September at the Palais Des Congrès in Paris, but the album is new at number three with a great total of 37,147 copies sold. It’s also a very good week for David Bowie as The Next Day is back up one place at four (12,434 sales / -23%), the album has sold 78,855 copies in three weeks.

It’s down three at number five for Woodkid‘s The Golden Age in its second week on the chart (11,199 sales / -59%). The compilation NRJ Hit Music Only 2013 enters at six (10,700 sales). Vigon Bamy Jay are new at number seven with Les Soul Men (9,400 sales). It’s the second top 10 album for Jay as he was a member of Poetic Lover, their Amants Poétiques was number eight… in December 1997 and January 1998.

In her second week on the chart, Zazie falls five places at eight with Cyclo (8,528 sales / -58%). It’s down one at number nine for Génération Goldman in its 19th week inside the top 10 (7,500 sales / +17%). Bruno Mars slips three places at ten with Unorthodox Jukebox in his tenth week in the ten best-sellers (7,424 sales / +2%).

Four albums drop out of the top 10 this week. A La Poursuite Du Bonheur Tour – Live A Bercy is down one place at eleven for M. Pokora in its fourth week in the top 250. Justin Timberlake falls six at 12 with The 20/20 Experience in his second week on the chart (6,173 sales / -62%). Rihanna‘s Unapologetic slips four at number 13 after ten weeks spent in the top 10 so far (5,425 sales / +5%). It’s down ten places at 14 for Saez with Miami in his second week inside the top 250 (5,300 sales / -72%).

Mickaël Miro debuts at 16 with Le Temps Des Sourires (4,840 sales), his debut album Juste Comme Ça opened (and peaked) at number nine in May 2011 with 6,849 copies sold. Comedown Machine is new at 17 for The Strokes (4,700 sales), their highest charting album was their last, Angles reached number six in March 2011. Jean-Louis Murat is new at number 18 with Toboggan (4,700 sales), he was at 12 in October 2011 with his last album Grand Lièvre.

Old Sock enters at number 21 for Eric Clapton (4,100 sales), he reached number five in March 1998 with Pilgrim. I Am Not A Human Being II is new at 24 for Lil Wayne (3,700 sales), the first one was only at number 167 in October 2010. Maiden England ’88 debuts at 26 for Iron Maiden, The Final Frontier was at the top of the albums chart for one week in August 2010.

In its first full week of release (the album debuted at number 226 with 283 sales last week), Alizée‘s 5 moves up 201 places at 25 (3,603 sales). Her last album Une Enfant Du Siècle entered and peaked at number 24 with 3,523 sales in April 2010. Alizée was at the top of the albums chart for one week in February 2001 with her debut album Gourmandises.

Have a very nice week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 03 Les Enfoirés – La Boîte A Musique Des Enfoirés
02 NE 01 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
03 NE 01 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
04 05 03 David Bowie – The Next Day
05 02 02 Woodkid – The Golden Age
06 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2013
07 NE 01 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
08 03 02 Zazie – Cyclo
09 08 19 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
10 07 16 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
11 10 04 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur Tour – Live A Bercy
12 06 02 Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience
13 09 19 Rihanna – Unapologetic
14 04 02 Saez – Miami
15 11 54 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
16 NE 01 Mickaël Miro – Le Temps Des Sourires
17 NE 01 The Strokes – Comedown Machine
18 NE 01 Jean-Louis Murat – Toboggan
19 12 09 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
20 15 07 Indochine – Black City Parade
21 NE 01 Eric Clapton – Old Sock
22 27 56 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
23 17 114 Adele – 21
24 NE 01 Lil Wayne – I Am Not A Human Being II
25 226 02 Alizée – 5
26 NE 01 Iron Maiden – Maiden England ’88
27 14 03 Youn Sun Nah – Lento
28 13 04 Dido – Girl Who Got Away
29 19 11 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
30 25 08 Various Artists – Piou Piou Dance Party
31 52 18 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
32 16 04 Various Artists – NRJ Total Hits 2013
33 18 08 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2013
34 23 18 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
35 26 02 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2013 Vol. 2
36 78 30 Depeche Mode – The Best Of – Volume 1
37 61 54 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
38 24 12 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes
39 20 48 Birdy – Birdy
40 22 05 Kavinsky – Outrun
41 28 80 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
42 42 28 Jenifer – L’Amour Et Moi
43 40 26 Muse – The 2nd Law
44 NE 01 Madeleine Peyroux – The Blue Room
45 44 28 P!nk – The Truth About Love
46 30 30 C2C – Tetra
47 NE 01 Les Ogres De Barback – Pitt Ocha Et La Tisane De Couleurs
48 31 28 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
49 38 78 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
50 39 17 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
51 36 21 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
52 32 30 Lou Doillon – Places
53 37 10 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
54 43 52 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille
55 34 27 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
56 33 14 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards 2013
57 58 20 One Direction – Take Me Home
58 51 40 Shy’m – Caméléon
59 45 25 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
60 50 15 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
61 48 02 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Spring 2013
62 46 06 Roch Voisine – Duophonique
63 29 04 Didier Barbelivien – Dédicacé
64 NE 01 Pergolèse – Les Sept Paroles Du Christ
65 54 55 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
66 53 08 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
67 41 11 Soundtrack – Django Unchained
68 56 02 Various Artists – Les Hits 2013 (Volume 2)
69 NE 01 Jean-Félix Lalanne – Une Voix, Une Guitare
70 64 16 Zaho – Contagieuse
71 136 19 Coldplay – Live 2012
72 47 04 Cesaria Evora – Mâe Carinhosa
73 49 03 Sanseverino – Honky Tonk
74 21 02 Various Artists – Bernard Lenoir L’Inrockuptible
75 57 05 Various Artists – Party Fun 2013
76 55 06 Axelle Red – Rouge Ardent
77 66 20 M – Il
78 63 18 Booba – Futur
79 62 06 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away
80 77 06 Rose – Et Puis Juin
81 67 20 Johnny Hallyday – L’Attente
82 RE 02 H Magnum – Fin De Dream
83 69 27 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
84 NE 01 Joe Bonamassa – An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House
85 65 61 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
86 73 40 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
87 79 50 Youssoupha – Noir D****
88 68 05 David Bowie – The Best Of David Bowie 1980/1987
89 NE 01 Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Specter At The Feast
90 76 83 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
91 59 04 Jimi Hendrix – People, Hell & Angels
92 72 05 Renaud Capuçon – Le Violon Roi
93 82 17 Olivia Ruiz – Le Calme Et La Tempête
94 85 02 Various Artists – RFM Party 80 2013
95 75 04 Brice Conrad – La Nuit Bleue
96 NE 01 Rachid Taha – Zoom
97 70 02 Various Artists – Chanter Ce Que Je Suis
98 101 19 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
99 71 69 Irma – Letter To The Lord
100 35 02 Christophe – Paradis Retrouvé
101 92 06 Various Artists – H1ts 2013
102 RE 20 Various Artists – Stars 80 – La Compilation
103 RE 05 Mumford & Sons – Babel
104 83 02 Various Artists – The Voice 2 : Le Meilleur Des Auditions A L’Aveugle
105 94 06 Rodriguez – Cold Fact
106 89 29 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
107 93 07 Foals – Holy Fire
108 74 05 Atoms For Peace – Amok
109 NE 01 Poni Hoax – A State Of War
110 99 43 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
111 NE 01 Various Artists – Kuduro Reggaeton Hits Spring 2013
112 97 06 Emeli Sandé – Live At The Royal Albert Hall
113 95 23 Florent Pagny – Gracias A La Vida
114 84 70 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
115 129 60 One Direction – Up All Night
116 86 04 Claude François – Best Of 3 CD – Coffret Panini
117 104 36 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
118 80 02 Saule – Géant
119 91 04 Michel Fugain – Les Années Big Bazar
120 NE 01 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Urban 2013
121 90 05 Tété – Nu Là-Bas
122
123 103 04 Alpha Blondy – Mystic Power
124 98 09 Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite – Get Up !
125 106 09 Justin Bieber – Believe Acoustic
126 110 50 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
127 107 18 Taylor Swift – Red
128 87 03 Volo – Sans Rire
129 113 22 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments – Best Of
130 118 19 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party Vol. 2
131 111 18 Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
132 115 24 Carly Rae Jepsen – Kiss
133 100 37 fun. – Some Nights
134 138 11 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2013
135 175 21 Françoise Hardy – L’Amour Fou
136 123 20 Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day
137 NE 01 Lady – Lady
138 149 31 Tryo – Ladilafé
139 120 101 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
140 127 120 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
141 102 17 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2013
142 137 127 Adele – 19
143 146 19 Jean-Louis Aubert – Live = Vivant
144 133 19 The Rolling Stones – GRRR!
145 132 26 Mika – The Origin Of Love
146 145 21 Benjamin Biolay – Vengeance
147 114 53 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
148 NE 01 Michel Legrand – Demy – Legrand / L’Intégrale En Musique
149 119 07 Various Artists – RTL2, Le Son Pop Rock
150 NE 01 Various Artists – Générations Funk
151 124 18 Grégory Lemarchal – Cinq Ans
152 131 17 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète
153 135 06 Rodriguez – Coming From Reality
154 122 04 Christina Pluhar – Mediterraneo
155 140 108 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
156 139 20 Barbara – Best Of 2012
157 150 21 Patricia Kaas – Kaas Chante Piaf
158 112 10 Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
159 NE 01 Lisa LeBlanc – Lisa LeBlanc
160 121 27 Saez – Messina
161
162 NE 01 Simple Minds – Celebrate
163 167 05 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Spring 2013
164 108 08 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.7
165 116 03 Bon Jovi – What About Now
166 126 21 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
167 230 83 Daft Punk – Discovery
168 142 09 Andrea Bocelli – Passione
169 163 19 AC/DC – Live At River Plate
170 159 04 Stereophonics – Graffiti On The Train
171 171 23 Francis Cabrel – Vise Le Ciel
172 130 07 Various Artists – FG DJ Allstars
173 160 03 Ska-P – 99%
174 164 03 Kyle Eastwood – The View From Here
175 144 07 Ludovico Einaudi – In A Time Lapse
176 NE 01 Finntroll – Blodsvept
177 168 75 Orelsan – Le Chant Des Sirènes
178 143 75 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
179 NE 01 The Popopopops – Swell
180 151 04 Various Artists – Dancefloor Style
181 170 02 Various Artists – Les Plus Beaux Requiem : Mozart, Verdi, Fauré, Brahms
182 174 73 Jean Ferrat – Best Of 3 CD
183 206 18 Eros Ramazzotti – Noi
184 147 45 La Grande Sophie – La Place Du Fantôme
185 158 03 Babx – Drones Personnels
186 177 20 Circus – Circus
187 162 07 Various Artists – Violetta
188 105 02 Nicoletta – Ici Et Ailleurs
189 161 147 Zaz – Zaz
190 197 73 Nirvana – Nevermind
191 195 20 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
192 193 03 Calvin Harris – 18 Months
193 192 30 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
194 96 04 Mesparrow – Keep This Moment Alive
195 141 08 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu
196
197 223 49 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
198 178 20 Stephan Eicher – L’Envolée
199 NE 01 Various Artists – 100 Bombes Dancefloor Spring 2013
200 134 05 Josh Groban – All That Echoes
201 125 03 Peter Von Poehl – Big Issues Printed Small
202 191 30 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre – Best Of
203 166 37 Les Enfoirés – Le Bal Des Enfoirés
204 219 205 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
205 152 06 Star Academy 9 – Les Meilleurs Moments
206 RE 52 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
207 RE 03 Various Artists – Tecktonik Dance Contest
208 154 02 Roberto Alagna – Verdi
209 NE 01 Wild Belle – Isles
210 NE 01 OneRepublic – Native
211 128 86 Soundtrack – Les Petits Mouchoirs
212 NE 01 Clutch – Earth Rocker
213 228 13 France Gall – Evidemment
214 173 17 Keny Arkana – Tout Tourne Autour Du Soleil
215 181 04 Axel Bauer – Peaux De Serpents
216 153 08 Youssoupha – On Se Connaît
217 NE 01 Pretty Maids – Motherland
218 220 64 The Black Keys – El Camino
219 189 16 Various Artists – Skyrock 2013
220 246 37 Youn Sun Nah – Same Girl
221 NE 01 The James Hunter Six – Minute By Minute
222 212 06 Various Artists – La Fête De La Chanson Française 2013
223 RE 35 Linkin Park – Living Things
224 243 03 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
225 109 02 Daughter – If You Leave
226 180 05 Alice Russell – To Dust
227 221 05 Various Artists – Disney, La Ronde Des Animaux
228 183 26 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Toujours Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
229 RE 25 Queen – Greatest Hits
230 176 18 Cali – Vernet Les Bains
231 205 06 Albin De La Simone – Un Homme
232 172 04 Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside – Untamed Beast
233 NE 01 Various Artists – Le Hit Des Tout Petits Avec Babymixradio – Les Plus Belles Comptines
234 185 05 Kamelanc’ – Coupé Du Monde
235 RE 07 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
236 235 08 Madness – Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da
237 198 131 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
238 NE 01 Arman Méliès – IV
239 199 30 Pink Floyd – A Foot In The Door – The Best Of
240 239 12 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2013
241 NE 01 Depeche Mode – Violator
242 234 07 Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï Volume 1
243 RE 12 Salvatore Adamo – La Grande Roue
244 204 26 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
245
246 249 21 Ibrahim Maalouf – Wind
247 156 10 Almazian Pop Symphony – Almazian Pop Symphony
248 245 36 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
249 202 46 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
250 155 03 Sadek – Les Frontières Du Réel