Week Ending 29th September 2013 / Albums Chart

There is no change at the top of the French albums chart this week as Stromae spends a fifth non-consecutive week at Number One with Racine Carrée. The amazing fact is that the album has increased its sales figures from last week’s chart in its sixth week inside the top 10 (54,418 sales / +5%) !

Rohff gets his highest charting album with P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game) which enters at number two with 37,277 copies sold. It’s his fifth top five album, after La Vie Avant La Mort (number five in September 2001), La Fierté Des Nôtres (number five in July 2004), Au-Delà De Mes Limites (number three in December 2005), and Le Code De L’Horreur (number four in December 2008 and January 2009).

Vincent Niclo has also his highest charting album this week as Luis debuts at three with 14,188 sales. Opéra Rouge (with Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge) reached number four in September 2012. Fire Within is new at four for Birdy with 11,838 copies sold. Her eponymous debut album opened at number 15 with 4,709 sales in May 2012 and peaked at five in June 2012. Birdy sold around 304,300 copies in France.

The compilation NRJ 200% Hits 2013 Vol. 2 climbs two at number five in its second week inside the top 10. In his second week on the chart, Grégoire falls four places at six with Les Roses De Mon Silence (9,745 sales / -43%). Génération Goldman Vol. 2 moves down three at number seven in its fifth week in the top 10 (9,324 sales / -15%).

Loud Like Love falls five places at eight for Placebo in its second week inside the ten best-sellers (7,377 sales / -53%). In her fourth week in the top 10, Tal is down three at number nine with A L’Infini (7,114 sales / -27%). The Last Ship enters at ten for Sting with 6,859 copies sold. The LP is his fifth top 10 album in the 21st century, after …All This Time (number seven in November 2001), Sacred Love (number five in September 2003), If On A Winter’s Night… (number eight in October 2009), Symphonicities (number ten in July 2010).

Four albums drop out of the top 10 this week. Lynda Lemay is down seven at number twelve with Feutres Et Pastels in her second week on the chart (6,427 sales / -39%). True falls eight places at 16 for Avicii in its second week in the top 250. After just one week inside the ten best-sellers, Katie Melua moves down 17 at number 26 with Ketevan. In its third week on the chart, AM falls 19 places at 29 for Arctic Monkeys.

Nothing Was The Same is Drake‘s first top 20 album as it enters at number eleven with 6,524 sales. Thank Me Later peaked at 117 in June 2010, and Take Care reached number 32 in November 2011. In its 27th week on the chart, the musical Robin Des Bois moves up ten places at 15 (4,600 sales). Thomas Fersen is new at number 17 with & The Ginger Accident (4,300 sales), he reached number five with two albums, Pièce Montée Des Grands Jours in April 2003, and Trois Petits Tours in September 2008.

Dream Theater‘s eponymous album debuts at number 18 (4,000 sales), their Black Clouds & Silver Linings peaked at nine in June 2009. Zaz moves back up three places at twenty with Recto Verso in her 21st week on the chart. The French TV show Rendez-Vous En Terre Inconnue has its own compilation, and that one climbs 14 places at 24 in its second week in the top 250.

Nour enters at 28 for Juliette (3,400 sales), her Mutatis… was number four in January 2005. The soundtrack from the movie Metallica : Through The Never is new at number 32 for Metallica, their last Number One album was Death Magnetic which spent one week at the top in September 2008. In its second week on the chart, Get Happy climbs a massive 201 places at 36 for Pink Martini, Hey Eugene ! is their only top 10 album, peaking at seven in May 2007.

Kings Of Leon enter at number 37 with Mechanical Bull, the new LP is their third top 40 album, after Only By The Night (number 38 in September 2008), and Come Around Sundown (number 27 in October 2010).

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 06 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
03 NE 01 Vincent Niclo – Luis
04 NE 01 Birdy – Fire Within
05 07 02 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2013 Vol. 2
06 02 02 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
07 04 05 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
08 03 02 Placebo – Loud Like Love
09 06 04 Tal – A L’Infini
10 NE 01 Sting – The Last Ship
11 NE 01 Drake – Nothing Was The Same
12 05 02 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
13 12 42 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
14 11 19 Maître Gims – Subliminal
15 25 27 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
16 08 02 Avicii – True
17 NE 01 Thomas Fersen – & The Ginger Accident
18 NE 01 Dream Theater – Dream Theater
19 15 19 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
20 23 21 Zaz – Recto Verso
21 16 02 Stacey Kent – The Changing Lights
22 21 16 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
23 18 82 Stromae – Cheese
24 38 02 Various Artists – Rendez-Vous En Terre Inconnue
25 13 08 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
26 09 02 Katie Melua – Ketevan
27 17 06 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2
28 NE 01 Juliette – Nour
29 10 03 Arctic Monkeys – AM
30 14 03 London Grammar – If You Wait
31 20 09 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
32 NE 01 Metallica – Metallica : Through The Never
33 22 22 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
34 19 03 Philippe Jaroussky – Farinelli Porpora Arias
35 24 10 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2013
36 237 02 Pink Martini – Get Happy
37 NE 01 Kings Of Leon – Mechanical Bull
38 28 08 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2013
39 33 19 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
40 39 24 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
41 30 11 Jean-Jacques Debout – Sous Le Soleil Des Guinguettes
42 RE 02 Nirvana – In Utero
43 36 19 Texas – The Conversation
44 35 16 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
45 60 54 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
46 40 45 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
47 31 05 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
48 48 06 Various Artists – 40 Hits Rentrée 2013
49 34 04 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
50 41 54 P!nk – The Truth About Love
51 43 106 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
52 51 44 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
53 52 19 Fauve – Blizzard EP
54 46 07 Various Artists – Skyrock 2013, Vol. 2
55 45 27 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
56 65 14 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
57 54 37 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
58 NE 01 Various Artists – Tubes Rentrée 2013
59 32 02 Brigitte Fontaine – J’Ai L’Honneur D’Etre
60 47 41 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
61 42 13 Various Artists – Tropical Family
62 NE 01 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2013
63 56 24 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
64 61 20 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
65 58 28 Woodkid – The Golden Age
66 26 03 MGMT – MGMT
67 57 104 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
68 29 02 Elton John – The Diving Board
69 NE 01 Gov’t Mule – Shout !
70 49 12 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
71 55 04 Various Artists – Fun Club 2013 Vol. 2
72 37 03 Madonna – MDNA World Tour
73 50 04 Patrice – The Rising Of The Son
74 90 74 Birdy – Birdy
75 62 47 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
76 108 02 Soundtrack – Teen Beach Movie
77 44 02 Deluxe – The Deluxe Family Show
78 27 02 Jack Johnson – From Here To Now To You
79 70 82 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
80 NE 01 Jason Derülo – Tattoos
81 72 23 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
82 80 11 Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
83 122 30 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
84 75 80 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
85 69 44 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
86 63 05 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.8
87 59 04 Babyshambles – Sequel To The Prequel
88 68 23 Passenger – All The Little Lights
89 64 21 Brice Conrad – La Nuit Bleue
90 102 04 The Broken Circle Breakdown Bluegrass Band – The Broken Circle Breakdown (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
91 71 33 Indochine – Black City Parade
92 76 35 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
93 79 140 Adele – 21
94 NE 01 Earth, Wind & Fire – Now, Then & Forever
95 89 14 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2013
96 84 10 Selena Gomez – Stars Dance
97 115 103 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
98 85 52 Muse – The 2nd Law
99 95 87 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
100 109 03 The Strypes – Snapshot
101 86 31 Kavinsky – Outrun
102 NE 01 Au Revoir Simone – Move In Spectrums
103 81 11 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party Summer 2013
104 NE 01 Jessie J – Alive
105 74 17 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
106 73 10 Olympe – Olympe
107 88 10 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2013
108 117 43 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre
109 93 13 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss
110 NE 01 Tit’ Nassels – Soyons Fous !
111 NE 01 Anathema – Universal
112 NE 01 Piers Faccini – Between Dogs And Wolves (Vinyl + CD)
113 97 45 Rihanna – Unapologetic
114 77 04 Various Artists – Hits De Gulli Rentrée 2013
115 NE 01 Ahmad Jamal – Saturday Morning
116 NE 01 Mazzy Star – Seasons Of Your Day
117 67 03 Goldfrapp – Tales Of Us
118 100 04 Various Artists – Urban Peace
119 103 34 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
120 66 02 Various Artists – Dance Hits 2013
121 105 56 C2C – Tetra
122 91 14 Anne Etchegoyen & Le Chœur Aizkoa – Les Voix Basques
123 53 02 Jonas Kaufmann – The Verdi Album
124 99 46 One Direction – Take Me Home
125 96 03 Janelle Monáe – The Electric Lady
126 RE 03 Johnny Hallyday – Rock A Memphis
127 NE 01 Peter Gabriel – And I’ll Scratch Yours
128 113 23 IAM – Arts Martiens
129 98 27 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
130 78 02 Térez Montcalm – I Know I’ll Be Alright
131 NE 01 Elvis Costello And The Roots – Wise Up Ghost
132 112 21 Chico & The Gypsies – Fiesta
133 92 03 Various Artists – RTL2 Le Son Pop Rock Vol. 2
134 94 07 Various Artists – Party Fun Summer 2013
135 101 26 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
136 114 69 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
137 83 03 Emiliana Torrini – Tookah
138 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Plus Belles Reprises
139 106 23 will.i.am – #willpower
140 141 21 Soundtrack – The Great Gatsby
141 104 26 Patrick Sébastien – A L’Attaque
142 116 26 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
143 110 04 Girls In Hawaii – Everest
144 169 24 Axel Tony – Je Te Ressemble
145 RE 13 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
146 136 04 Various Artists – Dancefloor & Dubstep (By FG)
147 126 173 Zaz – Zaz
148 111 04 Agostino Steffani – Steffani : Stabat Mater
149 NE 01 Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back / And I’ll Scratch Yours
150 165 26 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
151 124 12 JAY Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail
152 NE 01 Trentemøller – Lost
153 142 68 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
154 140 53 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
155 128 05 Various Artists – Hits Rentrée 2013
156 NE 01 Griefjoy – Griefjoy
157 RE 12 Pierre Bachelet – Le Meilleur De
158 137 20 Kery James – Dernier MC
159 118 29 David Bowie – The Next Day
160 NE 01 Tony Joe White – Hoodoo
161 131 07 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Rentrée 2013
162 149 86 One Direction – Up All Night
163 130 127 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
164 NE 01 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2013, Vol. 2
165 120 17 Johnny Hallyday – On Stage
166 123 46 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
167 173 05 Helena Noguerra – Année Zéro
168 134 08 Various Artists – Tubes Eté 2013
169 143 35 The Doors – The Very Best Of The Doors
170 NE 01 Jay-Jay Johanson – Cockroach
171 146 09 Various Artists – Apérotubes
172 RE 56 Moby – Hotel
173 87 02 The Bloody Beetroots – Hide
174 154 46 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
175 121 46 M – Il
176 107 04 Nine Inch Nails – Hesitation Marks
177 163 60 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
178 138 26 Psy 4 De La Rime – 4ème Dimension
179 139 05 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur / Mise A Jour
180 125 36 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
181 178 37 The Police – Greatest Hits
182 153 66 Shy’m – Caméléon
183 162 03 Sexion D’Assaut – Live / L’Apogée
184 133 94 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
185 NE 01 Icona Pop – This Is…
186 164 09 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
187 129 13 Sophie-Tith – Premières Rencontres
188 179 38 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits
189 151 28 Zazie – Cyclo
190 127 05 Tigran Hamasyan – Shadow Theater
191 150 22 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
192 157 23 Frank Michael – Quelques Mots D’Amour
193 119 07 Various Artists – 100 Hits Eté 2013
194 185 05 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat 2.0 / One More Love
195 152 29 Dido – Girl Who Got Away
196 159 23 Major Lazer – Free The Universe
197 160 03 Various Artists – Une Rentrée D’Enfer 2013
198 158 22 Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain
199 172 28 Phil Collins – …Hits
200 NE 01 Kenyon – Le Cas Local Vol. 2
201 155 03 Trombone Shorty – Say That To Say This
202 187 35 Radiohead – The Best Of
203 161 24 Lara Fabian – Le Secret
204 207 04 Guns N’ Roses – Greatest Hits
205 82 02 Carcass – Surgical Steel
206 192 02 Bill Callahan – Dream River
207 183 51 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
208 NE 01 Jacques Dutronc – Le Meilleur De Jacques Dutronc
209 148 06 Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King
210 NE 01 Daniel Darc – Chapelle Sixteen
211 239 44 Booba – Futur
212 188 14 Various Artists – F*** Me, I’m Famous 2013
213 135 05 Bob Dylan – Another Self Portrait (1969-1971) : The Bootleg Series Vol. 10
214 180 05 Various Artists – Radio Latina Présente Revolucion Reggaeton
215 RE 164 Muse – Absolution
216 186 56 Lou Doillon – Places
217 177 16 Johnny Hallyday – 70ème Anniversaire
218 199 65 P!nk – Greatest Hits… So Far !!!
219 147 03 Various Artists – Dance Rentrée 2013
220 203 31 Zaz – Sans Tsu Tsou
221 168 41 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
222 174 16 Niro – Rééducation
223 205 22 Of Monsters And Men – My Head Is An Animal
224 193 13 Arielle Dombasle – Arielle Dombasle By Era
225 202 17 Lacrim – Né Pour Mourir
226 167 97 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
227 171 47 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
228 RE 03 Eddy Mitchell – Best Of
229 198 12 Taïro – Ainsi Soit-Il
230 201 38 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes
231 NE 01 Black Label Society – Unblackened
232 132 04 Various Artists – Les 100 Chefs D’Oeuvre De La Musique Classique
233 215 45 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
234 200 11 Bob Dylan – The Best Of Bob Dylan
235 RE 18 Rose – Et Puis Juin
236 211 37 Soundtrack – Django Unchained
237 194 40 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
238 176 12 Various Artists – Playlist Hit 2013
239 238 72 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
240 166 73 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
241 213 04 Various Artists – Maxi Tubes Dancefloor, Vol. 2 (By FG)
242 212 22 Nirvana – Nirvana
243 RE 122 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
244 196 21 Cali – Vernet-Les Bains
245 191 42 Zaho – Contagieuse
246 RE 91 Nirvana – Nevermind
247 242 02 Various Artists – Le Coffret Idéal Années 80
248 RE 36 Pink Floyd – A Foot In The Door – The Best Of
249 NE 01 David Lemaitre – Latitude
250 RE 170 Grégoire – Toi + Moi


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7 thoughts on “Week Ending 29th September 2013 / Albums Chart

  1. Hi Léo, it has been very difficult to get the exact sales figures of albums outside the top 10 recently, but I will post Sans Attendre’s ones if I get them.

  2. Atá, mto bom, com certeza Sans Attendre vai passar 1 Fille & 4 Types que vendeu 725 mil na França.

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