Week Ending 8th September 2013 / Albums Chart

In his third week on the chart, Stromae is back at the top of the French albums chart as Racine Carrée is up one place (46,200 sales / -9%). Last week’s Number One, Génération Goldman Vol. 2 is down to two in its second week in the top 10 (26,700 sales / -55%)

Tal‘s A L’Infini gets this week’s highest new entry at number three with 18,700 sales. It’s a lot better than her debut album, Le Droit De Rêver which opened at seven in March 2012 with 7,782 copies sold. Le Droit De Rêver reached number four in February 2013 and spent 12 weeks inside the top 10.

In his fifth week in the top 10, Luc Arbogast slips one place at four with Odysseus (11,800 sales / -15%). It’s also down one at number five for the compilation NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2 in its second week inside the ten best-sellers. Bruno Mars is up one place at six with Unorthodox Jukebox in his 31st week in the top 10 (7,300 sales / -6%), the album reached number four in August.

Ange Ou Démon spends a fifth week inside the top 10 as it’s back up four at number seven for Keen’V (7,100 sales). In his 16th week inside the ten best-sellers, Maître Gims climbs one place at eight with Subliminal (6,700 sales / -1%).

The compilation NRJ Party Hits 2013 slips one at number nine in its seventh week in the top 10. In its sixth week inside the top 10, the musical Robin Des Bois falls five places at ten (5,700 sales / -39%).

Two albums drop out of the top 10 this week. It’s down two at number twelve for the compilation NRJ Extravadance 2013 after four weeks inside the ten best-sellers. Last week’s new entry at six, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action is down to number 14 for Franz Ferdinand (4,300 sales / -45%). Their last album, Tonight : Franz Ferdinand spent three weeks in the top 10 and peaked at four in January and February 2009.

Patrice is new at number 16 with The Rising Of The Son which is his third top 20 album (3,700 sales), after Free PatriAtion (number 16 in May 2008), and One (number 18 in September 2010). The compilation Fun Club 2013 Vol. 2 debuts at number 17.

Babyshambles get a second top 20 album as Sequel To The Prequel enters at number 20 (3,200 sales). Shotter’s Nation peaked at 17 in October 2007. Hesitation Marks is new at 22 for Nine Inch Nails (3,100 sales), they got two top 20 albums, With Teeth reached number 12 in May 2005, and Year Zero was number 17 in April 2007.

Gregory Porter gets his highest charting album with Liquid Spirit which debuts at number 34. Be Good peaked at 144 in March 2012. Everest enters at 38 for Girls In Hawaii, it’s their second top 40 album, after Plan Your Escape (number 40 in February 2008).

As she gives some concerts at Paris-Bercy, Mylène Farmer climbs a massive 33 places at number 45 with Monkey Me in her 38th week on the chart (1,500 sales), the album was at the top for one week in December 2012. Her Avant Que L’Ombre… re-enters at 49 (1,400 sales), it was Number One for three weeks in April 2005. Amongst others, Anamorphosée is also back at number 51 (1,300 sales), and L’Autre at 58 (1,200 sales).

Finnish singer Tarja is new at number 54 with Colours In The Dark, My Winter Storm peaked at 88 in November 2007. Love In The Future enters at 80 for John Legend, he’s still looking for his first top 50 album in France, Get Lifted was number 53 in February 2005.

Have a very good week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

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