Week Ending 1st September 2013 / Albums Chart

In this week’s albums chart there was a big battle between Stromae and the second volume of Generation Goldman. Last week Stromae‘s Racine Carrée opened with 80,882 sales. The first volume of Génération Goldman entered at Number One with 70,913 copies sold last November. And this week’s winner is… Génération Goldman Vol. 2 with 51,829 CDs and 7,445 downloads for a total of 59,274 copies sold. In its second week on the chart, Racine Carrée is down to two for Stromae with 50,901 sales (-37% / 40,544 CDs + 10,357 downloads). You can notice that I have written “this week’s winner” as Stromae‘s new album sold more copies than Génération Goldman Vol. 2 in its first week.

In Génération Goldman Vol. 2, you can find famous Jean-Jacques Goldman‘s songs sung by young artists such as M. PokoraTalLeslieShy’mCorneilleChristophe WillemEmmanuel Moire

In his fourth week in the top 10, Luc Arbogast slips one place at number three with Odysseus (13,802 sales / -19%). The compilation NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2 is up a massive 57 places at four in its second week on the chart (10,100 sales). As a new version of the album (with 2 CDs) was released, the musical Robin Des Bois climbs 25 places at number five to spend a fifth week inside the top 10 (9,421 sales).

Franz Ferdinand get a third top 10 album as Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action debuts at six with 7,814 sales. You Could Have It So Much Better was number five in October 2005, and Tonight : Franz Ferdinand reached number four in January and February 2009. In his 30th week inside the ten best-sellers, Bruno Mars stays at seven with Unorthodox Jukebox (7,800 sales / +18%).

The compilation NRJ Party Hits 2013 falls four at number eight in its sixth week in the top 10. Maître Gims moves down three places at nine with Subliminal in his 15th week inside the ten best-sellers (6,800 sales / -10%). In its fourth week in the top 10, the compilation NRJ Extravadance 2013 is down seven at number ten (6,800 sales / -39%).

Four albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After four weeks inside the top 10, Ange Ou Démon falls six places at eleven for Keen’V. Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories slips three at number twelve, the album was Number One for three consecutive weeks in June and spent 14 weeks inside the ten best-sellers so far. Another former chart-topper, Je Veux Du Bonheur moves down four places at 14 for Christophe Maé in its 12th week on the chart. After seven weeks in the top 10, the collective Tropical Family falls eight at number 16.

The compilation Nova Tunes 2.8 is new at number 17. Number One in the U.K. and the U.S., Hail To The King is up a massive 166 places at 25 for Avenged Sevenfold (2,800 sales). Nightmare only peaked at number 136 in October 2010.

As Génération Goldman Vol. 2 is at the top this week, we can also notice that Jean-Jacques Goldman‘s best-of, Singulier 81/89 climbs 34 places at 29 in its 102nd week inside the top 250. It’s a good week for Céline Dion, her Sans Attendre is up six at number 32 in its 43rd week on the chart.

Bob Dylan is new at number 41 with Another Self Portrait (1969-1971) : The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10 (1,500 sales). The Bootleg Series Vol. 9 : The Witmark Demos – 1962-1964 reached number 56 in October 2010. IV debuts at number 65 for Blackfield, Welcome To My DNA peaked at 185 in April 2011.

Margaux Avril‘s debut album Instantanés enters at 74 with 900 sales. Tom Frager & Gwayav’ are new at number 82 with Carnet De Route (800 sales), they peaked at five in August 2009 with Better Days.

Have a great seven days !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
02 01 02 Stromae – Racine Carrée
03 02 04 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
04 61 02 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2
05 30 23 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
06 NE 01 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
07 07 38 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
08 04 06 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2013
09 06 15 Maître Gims – Subliminal
10 03 04 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2013
11 05 05 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
12 09 15 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
13 11 18 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
14 10 12 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
15 16 15 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
16 08 09 Various Artists – Tropical Family
17 NE 01 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.8
18 15 07 Jean-Jacques Debout – Sous Le Soleil Des Guinguettes
19 14 08 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
20 17 17 Zaz – Recto Verso
21 157 02 Various Artists – 40 Hits Rentrée 2013
22 29 41 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
23 12 78 Stromae – Cheese
24 13 03 Various Artists – Skyrock 2013, Vol. 2
25 191 02 Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King
26 18 06 Olympe – Olympe
27 24 23 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
28 25 50 P!nk – The Truth About Love
29 64 102 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
30 26 40 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
31 23 15 Texas – The Conversation
32 38 43 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
33 19 10 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2013
34 20 06 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2013
35 22 10 Anne Etchegoyen & Le Chœur Aizkoa – Les Voix Basques
36 28 13 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
37 31 10 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
38 32 33 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
39 33 12 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
40 21 03 Various Artists – Party Fun Summer 2013
41 NE 01 Bob Dylan – Another Self Portrait (1969-1971) : The Bootleg Series Vol. 10
42 39 16 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
43 46 78 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
44 35 06 Selena Gomez – Stars Dance
45 44 07 Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
46 43 27 Kavinsky – Outrun
47 50 22 Patrick Sébastien – A L’Attaque
48 45 19 Passenger – All The Little Lights
49 40 20 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
50 51 40 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
51 48 17 Chico & The Gypsies – Fiesta
52 58 29 Indochine – Black City Parade
53 37 09 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss
54 42 31 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
55 62 20 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
56 75 52 C2C – Tetra
57 52 19 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
58 41 07 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party Summer 2013
59 67 50 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
60 47 70 Birdy – Birdy
61 60 04 Fauve – Blizzard
62 63 76 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
63 56 48 Muse – The 2nd Law
64 74 22 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
65 NE 01 Blackfield – IV
66 34 03 Various Artists – 100 Hits Eté 2013
67 59 136 Adele – 21
68 73 23 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
69 83 42 One Direction – Take Me Home
70 55 41 Rihanna – Unapologetic
71 27 04 Various Artists – Tubes Eté 2013
72 54 83 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
73 36 03 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Rentrée 2013
74 NE 01 Margaux Avril – Instantanés
75 79 19 will.i.am – #willpower
76 69 42 M – Il
77 71 65 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
78 135 37 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
79 68 93 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
80 49 05 Various Artists – Apérotubes
81 84 22 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
82 NE 01 Tom Frager – Carnet De Route
83 70 19 IAM – Arts Martiens
84 90 30 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
85 65 169 Zaz – Zaz
86 86 08 Jay Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail
87 88 06 Guédon – Laviso – St Prix – Kaladjazz
88 92 25 David Bowie – The Next Day
89 166 42 Mika – The Origin Of Love
90 72 19 Major Lazer – Free The Universe
91 89 24 Woodkid – The Golden Age
92 NE 01 Various Artists – Hits Rentrée 2013
93 78 09 Sophie-Tith – Premières Rencontres
94 134 43 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
95 81 13 Johnny Hallyday – On Stage
96 77 32 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
97 103 64 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
98 53 08 Various Artists – Playlist Hit 2013
99 80 123 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
100 110 25 Dido – Girl Who Got Away
101 NE 01 Tigran Hamasyan – Shadow Theater
102 NE 01 Annihilator – Feast
103 95 62 Shy’m – Caméléon
104 114 105 Daft Punk – Discovery
105 106 22 Psy 4 De La Rime – 4ème Dimension
106 NE 01 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur / Mise A Jour
107 94 100 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
108 99 15 Fauve – Blizzard EP
109 76 10 Various Artists – F*** Me, I’m Famous 2013
110 96 49 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
111 107 52 Lou Doillon – Places
112 156 21 Calvin Harris – 18 Months
113 NE 01 Helena Noguerra – Année Zéro
114 97 31 The Doors – The Very Best Of The Doors
115 57 05 Various Artists – Summer 2013
116 132 82 One Direction – Up All Night
117 NE 01 Various Artists – Elle It Songs – Collection 01
118 121 24 Zazie – Cyclo
119 115 37 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
120 108 19 Frank Michael – Quelques Mots D’Amour
121 93 47 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
122 100 39 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre
123 116 18 Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain
124 85 41 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
125 123 16 Kery James – Dernier MC
126 101 141 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
127 113 17 Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
128 146 72 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
129 82 03 Various Artists – Total Party Hits 2013
130 102 227 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
131 NE 01 Various Artists – Radio Latina Présente Revolucion Reggaeton
132 133 20 Axel Tony – Je Te Ressemble
133 NE 01 Jagwar Ma – Howlin
134 NE 01 Babylon Circus – Never Stop
135 128 24 Phil Collins – …Hits
136 105 11 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2013
137 167 19 Phoenix – Bankrupt!
138 215 69 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
139 151 22 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
140 91 05 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Summer 2013 Vol. 2
141 87 07 Various Artists – Starfloor Eté 2013
142 120 26 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
143 112 07 Various Artists – 100 Tubes Eté 2013
144 127 05 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
145 130 34 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits
146 125 12 Johnny Hallyday – 70ème Anniversaire
147 137 31 Radiohead – The Best Of
148 111 33 The Police – Greatest Hits
149 136 13 Queens Of The Stone Age – …Like Clockwork
150 143 13 Lacrim – Né Pour Mourir
151 154 62 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
152 147 33 Soundtrack – Django Unchained
153 126 06 La Yegros – Viene De Mi
154 138 08 Taïro – Ainsi Soit-Il
155 109 06 Various Artists – H1ts Eté 2013
156 141 03 Eminem – Curtain Call : The Hits
157 193 61 Michael Jackson – Thriller
158 122 130 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
159 131 12 Niro – Rééducation
160 248 08 Lisa Angell – Des Mots…
161 NE 01 Mavis Staples – One True Vine
162 129 35 Rover – Rover
163 145 56 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
164 NE 01 Watain – The Wild Hunt
165 NE 01 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat 2.0 / One More Love
166 173 07 Various Artists – RTL2 – 100 Tubes Années 80 2013
167 219 23 Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience
168 66 02 John Mayer – Paradise Valley
169 98 14 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2013
170 153 33 France Gall – Evidemment
171 144 58 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
172 228 21 Florent Mothe – Rock In Chair
173 221 25 Youn Sun Nah – Lento
174 140 10 Various Artists – Fun Summer Dance 2013
175 171 77 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
176 185 34 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes
177 163 07 Bob Dylan – The Best Of Bob Dylan
178 186 12 Black Sabbath – 13
179 229 40 Booba – Futur
180 222 17 Soundtrack – The Great Gatsby
181 224 09 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Des Années 80
182 NE 01 King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath The Moon
183 148 18 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
184 139 42 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
185 150 92 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
186 118 116 Rihanna – Loud
187 149 96 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
188 164 42 Johnny Hallyday – L’Attente
189 211 12 Various Artists – Salut Les Copains – Le Best Of
190 160 74 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille
191 225 99 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
192 RE 26 Olivia Ruiz – Le Calme Et La Tempête
193 RE 07 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Chanson Française
194 184 16 Boulevard Des Airs – Les Appareuses Trompences
195 172 17 Seth Gueko – Bad Cowboy
196 RE 119 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
197 216 38 Zaho – Contagieuse
198 117 09 Various Artists – ARTE Summer Of Soul
199 213 20 Lara Fabian – Le Secret
200 161 76 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
201 119 232 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
202 NE 01 ReVamp – Wild Card
203 194 70 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
204 179 61 P!nk – Greatest Hits… So Far !!!
205 189 25 Les Enfoirés – La Boîte À Musique Des Enfoirés
206 234 26 Seal – Hits
207 RE 10 La Femme – Psycho Tropical Berlin
208 205 24 Saez – Miami
209 212 10 Alela Diane – About Farewell
210 218 08 Daft Punk – Musique Vol. 1 (1993 – 2005)
211 198 36 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
212 142 156 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
213 237 12 Léo Ferré – Double Best Of
214 RE 03 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon
215 249 39 Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
216 201 04 IAM – 16 Classiques
217 210 10 Médine – Protest Song
218 181 102 Daft Punk – Homework
219 RE 15 Rose – Et Puis Juin
220 162 08 Various Artists – Un Eté D’Enfer 2013
221 124 10 Various Artists – FG Summerfloor 2013
222 RE 62 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Un Tour Ensemble
223 203 02 Blues Brothers – The Very Best Of
224 159 09 Arielle Dombasle – Arielle Dombasle By Era
225 195 10 Various Artists – 100 Tubes RTL2
226 175 49 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
227 158 20 Michael Bublé – To Be Loved
228 188 02 Eagles – The Very Best Of
229 177 28 Zaz – Sans Tsu Tsou
230 239 103 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?
231 204 19 Nirvana – Nirvana
232 152 03 Stevie Wonder – The Definitive Collection
233 196 36 Noir Désir – Soyons Désinvoltes, N’Ayons L’Air De Rien
234 187 81 The Black Keys – El Camino
235 182 11 Elodie Frégé – Amuse-Bouches
236 214 06 Eric Clapton – The Cream Of Clapton
237 178 18 Various Artists – Nocturnes RTL Georges Lang
238 165 145 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
239 235 50 Jenifer – L’Amour Et Moi
240 209 05 Prince – The Very Best Of
241 202 85 Orelsan – Le Chant Des Sirènes
242 169 51 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
243 104 02 Travis – Where You Stand
244 244 15 Thirty Seconds To Mars – Love Lust Faith + Dreams
245 155 08 Various Artists – Tropical Summer Hits 2013
246 217 186 Muse – The Resistance
247 RE 108 St Germain – Tourist
248 RE 36 Coldplay – Live 2012
249 180 88 Suprême NTM – Suprême NTM
250 206 07 Various Artists – Nostalgie Summer 80’s


2 thoughts on “Week Ending 1st September 2013 / Albums Chart

  1. Eric, I think it was a kind of a miracle to have her sales figures last week, it was like the first time in three months. But I will post them if they come. 🙂

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