Week Ending 15th September 2013 / Albums Chart

Stromae‘s Racine Carrée spends a third non-consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart in its fourth week in the top 10 (41,087 sales / -11%). There is also no change at number two for Génération Goldman Vol. 2 in its third week inside the ten best-sellers (16,152 sales / -40%).

It’s a good second week on the chart for Tal as her new album A L’Infini stays at three (15,324 sales / -18%). This week’s highest new entry goes to Arctic Monkeys at number four with AM (13,000 sales). It’s their fourth top 10 album in France, after Favourite Worst Nightmare (number six in April 2007), Humbug (number two in August 2009), and Suck It And See (number seven in June 2011). Their debut LP Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not reached number 17 in February 2006.

In his sixth week in the top 10, Luc Arbogast slips one place at five with Odysseus (8,100 sales / -31%). MDNA World Tour debuts at number six for Madonna (8,000 sales). Her last three live albums also reached the top 10, I’m Going To Tell You A Secret peaked at eight in June 2006, The Confessions Tour was number two in February 2007, and Sticky & Sweet Tour reached number six in April 2010. Madonna‘s last studio album, MDNA only spent four weeks inside the top 10 and peaked at two in March 2012.

The compilation NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2 falls two places at seven in its third week inside the ten best-sellers. It’s also down two at number eight for Bruno MarsUnorthodox Jukebox in its 32nd week in the top 10 (6,000 sales / -18%).

Maître Gims moves down one place at nine with Subliminal in his 17th week inside the top 10 (6,000 sales / -10%). Philippe Jaroussky is new at number ten with Farinelli Porpora Arias, it’s his first top 10 album (5,700 sales).

Three albums drop out of the top 10 this week. In his seventh week on the chart, Keen’V is down five places at twelve with Ange Ou Démon. After seven weeks inside the ten best-sellers, the compilation NRJ Party Hits 2013 falls five at number 14. The musical Robin Des Bois also moves down five at number 15 in its 25th week in the top 250.

This week’s number two in the U.K. (behind Arctic MonkeysAM), London Grammar enter at eleven with If You Wait (5,300 sales). In its 104th week on the chart, Jean-Jacques Goldman‘s best-of Singulier 81/89 climbs seven places at 23. Gregory Porter is up ten at number 24 with Liquid Spirit in his second week inside the top 250, it’s his first top 30 album in France.

Monkey Me moves up a massive 19 places at number 26 for Mylène Farmer in its 39th week on the chart (2,000 sales / +33%). Goldfrapp get their highest charting album as Tales Of Us debuts at 33 (1,900 sales), the LP is their second to reach the top 40, after Seventh Tree (number 37 in March 2008).

Emiliana Torrini gets her first top 50 album in France as Tookah is new at number 44 (1,400 sales), Me And Armini peaked at 56 in September 2008. Janelle Monáe debuts at 50 with The Electric Lady (1,200 sales), we can notice that The ArchAndroid only reached number 155 in January 2011.

Brice Conrad climbs a massive 148 places at 57 with La Nuit Bleue in his 19th week on the chart, the album was number 52 when it entered in March. Cette Foutue Perle is new at 64 for Lomepal. The Strypes enter at number 75 with Snapshot.

Have a very nice week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 04 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 02 03 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
03 03 02 Tal – A L’Infini
04 NE 01 Arctic Monkeys – AM
05 04 06 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
06 NE 01 Madonna – MDNA World Tour
07 05 04 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2
08 06 40 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
09 08 17 Maître Gims – Subliminal
10 NE 01 Philippe Jaroussky – Farinelli Porpora Arias
11 NE 01 London Grammar – If You Wait
12 07 07 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
13 11 17 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
14 09 08 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2013
15 10 25 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
16 13 20 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
17 18 19 Zaz – Recto Verso
18 15 14 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
19 12 06 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2013
20 14 03 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
21 21 80 Stromae – Cheese
22 19 17 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
23 30 104 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
24 34 02 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
25 23 11 Various Artists – Tropical Family
26 45 39 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
27 27 04 Various Artists – 40 Hits Rentrée 2013
28 17 02 Various Artists – Fun Club 2013 Vol. 2
29 29 43 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
30 24 10 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
31 33 09 Jean-Jacques Debout – Sous Le Soleil Des Guinguettes
32 32 17 Texas – The Conversation
33 NE 01 Goldfrapp – Tales Of Us
34 39 14 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
35 25 05 Various Artists – Skyrock 2013, Vol. 2
36 31 52 P!nk – The Truth About Love
37 26 25 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
38 16 02 Patrice – The Rising Of The Son
39 28 03 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.8
40 20 02 Babyshambles – Sequel To The Prequel
41 36 42 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
42 35 22 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
43 44 35 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
44 NE 01 Emiliana Torrini – Tookah
45 37 45 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
46 46 17 Fauve – Blizzard EP
47 48 12 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
48 52 18 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
49 56 02 Various Artists – Hits De Gulli Rentrée 2013
50 NE 01 Janelle Monáe – The Electric Lady
51 40 08 Olympe – Olympe
52 41 15 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
53 NE 01 Various Artists – RTL2 Le Son Pop Rock Vol. 2
54 72 78 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
55 53 80 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
56 43 12 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2013
57 205 19 Brice Conrad – La Nuit Bleue
58 50 05 Various Artists – Party Fun Summer 2013
59 60 21 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
60 42 08 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2013
61 66 22 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
62 71 21 Passenger – All The Little Lights
63 69 09 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party Summer 2013
64 NE 01 Lomepal – Cette Foutue Perle
65 22 02 Nine Inch Nails – Hesitation Marks
66 74 138 Adele – 21
67 61 29 Kavinsky – Outrun
68 70 42 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
69 55 09 Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
70 67 33 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
71 65 31 Indochine – Black City Parade
72 57 08 Selena Gomez – Stars Dance
73 59 11 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss
74 93 26 Woodkid – The Golden Age
75 NE 01 The Strypes – Snapshot
76 38 02 Girls In Hawaii – Everest
77 68 24 Patrick Sébastien – A L’Attaque
78 73 50 Muse – The 2nd Law
79 62 12 Anne Etchegoyen & Le Chœur Aizkoa – Les Voix Basques
80 78 02 Various Artists – Urban Peace
81 155 02 Agostino Steffani – Steffani : Stabat Mater
82 81 43 Rihanna – Unapologetic
83 82 32 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
84 79 52 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
85 63 03 Tigran Hamasyan – Shadow Theater
86 76 25 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
87 91 24 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
88 90 85 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
89 87 21 IAM – Arts Martiens
90 77 54 C2C – Tetra
91 101 27 David Bowie – The Next Day
92 99 72 Birdy – Birdy
93 NE 01 The Weeknd – Kiss Land
94 75 19 Chico & The Gypsies – Fiesta
95 88 05 Various Artists – 100 Hits Eté 2013
96 85 06 Various Artists – Tubes Eté 2013
97 86 05 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Rentrée 2013
98 121 102 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
99 83 44 One Direction – Take Me Home
100 98 171 Zaz – Zaz
101 NE 01 Trombone Shorty – Say That To Say This
102 103 24 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
103 92 10 JAY Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail
104 97 24 Psy 4 De La Rime – 4ème Dimension
105 108 15 Johnny Hallyday – On Stage
106 84 21 will.i.am – #willpower
107 104 67 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
108 NE 01 Various Artists – Une Rentrée D’Enfer 2013
109 102 44 M – Il
110 96 03 Various Artists – Hits Rentrée 2013
111 112 18 Kery James – Dernier MC
112 122 28 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
113 95 07 Various Artists – Apérotubes
114 105 95 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
115 125 27 Dido – Girl Who Got Away
116 116 44 Mika – The Origin Of Love
117 109 33 The Doors – The Very Best Of The Doors
118 110 03 Bob Dylan – Another Self Portrait (1969-1971) : The Bootleg Series Vol. 10
119 157 44 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
120 94 34 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
121 197 02 The Broken Circle Breakdown Bluegrass Band – The Broken Circle Breakdown (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
122 89 04 Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King
123 117 51 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
124 106 21 Major Lazer – Free The Universe
125 115 03 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur / Mise A Jour
126 120 64 Shy’m – Caméléon
127 111 11 Sophie-Tith – Premières Rencontres
128 NE 01 Franco Fagioli – Hommage A Caffarelli Arias For Caffarelli
129 143 125 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
130 113 12 Various Artists – F*** Me, I’m Famous 2013
131 128 66 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
132 47 08 Guédon – Laviso – St Prix – Kaladjazz
133 218 03 Helena Noguerra – Année Zéro
134 124 03 Various Artists – Radio Latina Présente Revolucion Reggaeton
135 139 07 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
136 130 26 Zazie – Cyclo
137 NE 01 Various Artists – Dance Rentrée 2013
138 163 101 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
139 133 20 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
140 NE 01 Nile Rodgers Presents The Chic Organization – Up All Night – The Greatest Hits
141 114 10 Various Artists – Playlist Hit 2013
142 169 21 Phoenix – Bankrupt!
143 142 39 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
144 141 58 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
145 NE 01 Jonas Kaufmann – Jonas Kaufmann
146 126 14 Niro – Rééducation
147 132 41 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre
148 RE 24 ABBA – ABBA Gold
149 123 22 Axel Tony – Je Te Ressemble
150 156 14 Johnny Hallyday – 70ème Anniversaire
151 135 54 Lou Doillon – Places
152 131 20 Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain
153 140 49 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
154 153 21 Frank Michael – Quelques Mots D’Amour
155 137 03 Blackfield – IV
156 119 84 One Direction – Up All Night
157 147 09 Bob Dylan – The Best Of Bob Dylan
158 148 19 Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
159 118 45 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
160 149 10 Taïro – Ainsi Soit-Il
161 145 26 Phil Collins – …Hits
162 204 22 Lara Fabian – Le Secret
163 158 24 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
164 134 15 Lacrim – Né Pour Mourir
165 54 02 Tarja – Colours In The Dark
166 151 33 Radiohead – The Best Of
167 146 03 Margaux Avril – Instantanés
168 RE 34 Dirty Dancing (Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Dirty Dancing
169 49 79 Mylène Farmer – Avant Que L’Ombre…
170 144 36 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits
171 179 35 The Police – Greatest Hits
172 206 11 Arielle Dombasle – Arielle Dombasle By Era
173 162 42 Booba – Futur
174 NE 01 The Clash – The Clash Hits Back
175 150 15 Queens Of The Stone Age – …Like Clockwork
176 138 07 Various Artists – Summer 2013
177 176 03 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat 2.0 / One More Love
178 160 43 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
179 164 35 Soundtrack – Django Unchained
180 NE 01 2 Chainz – B.O.A.T.S. II : Me Time
181 186 12 Médine – Protest Song
182 136 02 Various Artists – Maxi Tubes Dancefloor, Vol. 2 (By FG)
183 127 23 Calvin Harris – 18 Months
184 129 107 Daft Punk – Discovery
185 159 13 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2013
186 51 35 Mylène Farmer – Anamorphosée
187 NE 01 Various Artists – Caliente Hits Party
188 RE 04 Various Artists – Années 80 2013
189 182 71 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
190
191 228 22 Michael Bublé – To Be Loved
192 187 79 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
193 184 02 Various Artists – Spirit Of Années 80
194 178 36 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes
195 NE 01 Sexion D’Assaut – Live / L’Apogée
196 80 02 John Legend – Love In The Future
197 175 143 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
198 RE 26 Circus – Circus
199 RE 20 Of Monsters And Men – My Head Is An Animal
200 211 132 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
201
202 NE 01 Satyricon – Satyricon
203 200 09 Various Artists – RTL2 – 100 Tubes Années 80 2013
204 NE 01 The Clash – Sound System
205 172 03 Jagwar Ma – Howlin
206 165 40 Zaho – Contagieuse
207 212 38 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
208 RE 02 Guns N’ Roses – Greatest Hits
209 190 16 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2013
210 191 35 France Gall – Evidemment
211 161 09 Various Artists – 100 Tubes Eté 2013
212 152 05 Various Artists – Total Party Hits 2013
213 217 14 Black Sabbath – 13
214 208 37 Rover – Rover
215 215 04 Sodomy Torture – Exterminamorgue
216 199 04 Blues Brothers – The Very Best Of
217 192 44 Johnny Hallyday – L’Attente
218 173 07 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Summer 2013 Vol. 2
219 58 03 Mylène Farmer – L’Autre…
220 RE 37 Coldplay – Live 2012
221 224 02 Various Artists – Spirit Of Chansons Françaises
222 168 02 Various Artists – Dancefloor & Dubstep (By FG)
223 100 02 Various Artists – Les 100 Chefs D’Oeuvre De La Musique Classique
224 222 26 Saez – Miami
225 196 229 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
226 189 63 P!nk – Greatest Hits… So Far !!!
227 NE 01 The Clash – 5 Studio Album CD Set
228 171 19 Seth Gueko – Bad Cowboy
229 181 25 Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience
230 247 12 Various Artists – 100 Tubes RTL2
231 RE 04 Eminem – Curtain Call : The Hits
232 RE 26 Les Enfoirés – La Boîte A Musique Des Enfoirés
233 64 03 Mylène Farmer – Cendres De Lune
234 RE 05 Ray Charles – Best Of
235 201 03 King Krule – 6 Feet Beneath The Moon
236 RE 86 Orelsan – Le Chant Des Sirènes
237 154 09 Various Artists – Starfloor Eté 2013
238 RE 37 Noir Désir – Soyons Désinvoltes, N’Ayons L’Air De Rien
239 NE 01 MGMT – MGMT
240 188 28 Olivia Ruiz – Le Calme Et La Tempête
241 220 41 Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
242 NE 01 Marc-Antoine Charpentier – Charpentier / Miserere
243 177 02 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Entre Gris Clair Et Gris Foncé
244 242 17 Rose – Et Puis Juin
245 RE 34 Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day
246 209 19 Soundtrack – The Great Gatsby
247 239 121 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
248 194 60 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
249 RE 35 Pink Floyd – A Foot In The Door – The Best Of
250 233 04 Various Artists – Tomorrowland Summer 2013