Week Ending 13th July 2014 / Albums Chart

As you can find the album at mid-price, guess who is back at the top of the French albums chart ? It’s Stromae, of course ! In its 45th week inside the top 10, Racine Carrée jumps from six to spend a 26th (!) week at Number One (16,081 sales / +78%). Only two albums had a longer reign at the top, Céline Dion‘s D’Eux (for 44 weeks from April 1995 to March 1996), and Samedi Soir Sur La Terre by Francis Cabrel (for 29 weeks from April 1994 to February 1995). The first French albums chart was published in January 1985. Racine Carrée has sold 1,680,022 copies so far.

After four consecutive weeks at Number One, La Bande A Renaud slips to two in its fifth week inside the ten best-sellers (15,800 sales / -13%). Indila is a non-mover at number three with Mini World in her 20th week in the top 10 (13,400 sales / +9%). It’s down two places at four for the compilation NRJ Summer Hits Only 2014 in its third week inside the top 10 (11,300 sales / -21%). In its eighth week inside the ten best-selling LPs, Coldplay‘s Ghost Stories stays at number five (9,200 sales / -7%).

As the album costs less than €10, Florent Pagny‘s Vieillir Avec Toi moves up ten places at six with to spend its 27th week in the top 10 (9,100 sales). There is no change at number seven for Collectif Métissé‘s Destination Fiesta in its fourth week inside the top 10 (8,100 sales / -2%).

Sia gets her first top 10 LP as 1000 Forms Of Fear enters at eight with 7,269 sales. Some People Have REAL Problems peaked at 58 in April 2009, and We Are Born reached number 42 in June 2010. In her eighth week on the chart, Isabelle Boulay climbs four places at nine with Merci Serge Reggiani (6,500 sales). It’s down two at number ten for Black M with Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde (6,300 sales / -7%).

Three albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After five weeks inside the ten best-sellers, Yannick Noah slips two places at twelve with Combats Ordinaires. Latin Lovers fall seven at number 16 in their third week on the chart. Last week’s highest new entry at four, 5 Seconds Of Summer‘s self-titled album moves down to number 17 (4,200 sales / -62%).

The compilation Fun Summer Dance 2014 is new at eleven. Sébastien Patoche debuts at a disappointing number 18 with his second album Look D’Enfer. His debut LP J’Emmerde Les Bobos debuted and peaked at two in July 2013 with 14,400 copies sold in its first week. In its 67th week on the chart, Night Visions jumps from 31 to number 23 for Imagine Dragons.

Patrick Sébastien is up a massive 29 places at 27 with Ça Va Etre Ta Fête ! in his 12th week inside the top 250, the LP reached number four in April. Vieux Frères – Partie 1 climbs seven at number 37 for FAUVE in its 23rd week on the chart. In their second week inside the 250 best-sellers, Les Graffiti’s jump from 71 to number 40 with Les Jours HeureuxCSNY 1974 is new at number 44 for Crosby, Still, Nash & Young. The last time they were in the French albums chart was in October 1999 when Looking Forward peaked at 60.

Have a very good week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music 

 

01 06 47 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 01 05 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
03 03 20 Indila – Mini World
04 02 03 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2014
05 05 08 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
06 16 36 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
07 07 04 Collectif Métissé – Destination Fiesta
08 NE 01 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
09 13 08 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
10 08 15 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
11 NE 01 Various Artists – Fun Summer Dance 2014
12 10 06 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
13 12 04 Jul – Lacrizeomic
14 11 04 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
15 15 09 Michael Jackson – Xscape
16 09 03 Various Artists – Latin Lovers
17 04 02 5 Seconds Of Summer – 5 Seconds Of Summer
18 NE 01 Sébastien Patoche – Look D’Enfer
19 20 06 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
20 14 08 Magic System – Africainement Vôtre
21 18 45 Tal – A L’Infini
22 17 03 Ed Sheeran – x
23 31 67 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
24 97 03 Various Artists – FG Summerfloor 2014
25 24 44 London Grammar – If You Wait
26 27 62 Zaz – Recto Verso
27 56 12 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
28 19 02 Various Artists – 40 Hits Eté 2014
29 29 19 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
30 22 04 Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
31 26 60 Maître Gims – Subliminal
32 21 02 Various Artists – Dacao Brazil Party
33 25 20 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
34 32 60 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
35 30 74 Indochine – Black City Parade
36 23 14 Les Prêtres – Amen
37 44 23 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
38 37 37 Julien Doré – Løve
39 28 08 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2014
40 71 02 Les Graffiti’s – Les Jours Heureux
41 34 123 Stromae – Cheese
42 42 83 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
43 76 42 Vincent Niclo – Luis
44 NE 01 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – CSNY 1974
45 35 09 Milky Chance – Sadnecessary
46 115 63 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
47 38 16 Kyo – L’Equilibre
48 41 17 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
49 36 04 Various Artists – La Chanson De L’Année
50 33 06 DJ Hamida – A La Bien Mix Party – L’Album 2014
51 39 08 Céline Dion – Céline… Une Seule Fois / Live 2013
52 40 32 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
53 54 32 Various Artists – We Love Disney
54 NE 01 Taïro – Street Tape Vol. 4
55 62 43 Avicii – True
56 47 121 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
57 43 09 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
58 51 128 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
59 49 13 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
60 143 119 Nirvana – Nevermind
61 48 20 Team BS – Team BS
62 60 11 Renaud – Le Plein De Super !
63 63 32 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
64 101 41 Lorde – Pure Heroine
65 74 226 Zaz – Zaz
66 64 57 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
67 45 11 Various Artists – NRJ Spring Hits 2014
68 50 05 Niro – Miraculé
69 104 38 Katy Perry – Prism
70 57 04 Keith Jarrett / Charlie Haden – Last Dance
71 55 05 Jack White – Lazaretto
72 109 41 Agnes Obel – Aventine
73 53 05 Various Artists – Eté 2014
74 83 60 Texas – The Conversation
75 69 38 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
76 138 33 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
77 67 61 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
78 72 09 The Black Keys – Turn Blue
79 61 06 Irma – Faces
80 58 16 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
81 88 06 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
82 75 13 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014
83 79 08 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu 2014, Vol. 1
84 52 36 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
85 73 06 Tiken Jah Fakoly – Dernier Appel
86 96 255 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
87 132 34 Détroit – Horizons
88 77 08 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin
89 107 14 Plaza Francia – A New Tango Song Book
90 99 02 Various Artists – D17 Summer Hits
91 68 02 Various Artists – Latina Hits Summer 2014
92 81 16 Shakira – Shakira.
93 186 34 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
94 87 05 Renaud – Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
95 89 09 Charles Aznavour – 90e Anniversaire – Best Of
96 84 11 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014 Vol. 2
97 NE 01 Various Artists – Kuduro Reggaeton Hits Summer Party
98 114 110 Birdy – Birdy
99 82 26 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
100 92 06 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II
101 91 30 Queen – Greatest Hits II
102 116 17 John Legend – Love In The Future
103 148 37 Yodelice – Square Eyes
104 59 06 Various Artists – One Love, One Rhythm – The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Album
105 78 06 Les Voix Basques – Berriz
106 137 144 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
107 125 45 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
108 98 41 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
109 90 11 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2014 Vol. 2
110 120 52 The Police – Greatest Hits
111 187 40 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
112 135 60 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
113 110 50 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
114 222 30 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
115 94 06 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III
116 113 22 Tony Carreira – Nos Fiançailles, France/Portugal
117 103 55 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
118 86 06 Various Artists – 40 Dance 2014
119 95 68 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
120 127 05 Various Artists – Collection RTL Georges Lang 3
121 85 17 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2014
122 106 04 Baptiste Giabiconi – Un Homme Libre
123 123 68 Woodkid – The Golden Age
124 93 05 Pink Floyd – The Division Bell
125 RE 27 De Palmas – De Palmas
126 111 05 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
127 131 154 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
128 122 07 Various Artists – Autour De Serge Reggiani
129 108 46 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
130 RE 02 Bastille – Bad Blood
131 80 03 Alizée – Blonde
132 139 08 Nikki Yanofsky – Little Secret
133 133 103 The Black Keys – El Camino
134 102 82 Michael Jackson – Thriller
135 100 07 Various Artists – Funlist 2014 Vol. 2
136 105 09 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014 Vol. 2
137 159 36 HollySiz – My Name Is
138 149 10 Natalie Dessay, Agnès Jaoui, Helena Noguerra & Liat Cohen – Rio Paris
139 NE 01 Various Artists – C’Est L’Eté 2014
140 129 05 Various Artists – Virgin Radio Playlist Pop Mus2
141 126 167 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
142 46 02 Trey Songz – Trigga
143 119 14 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2014
144 168 142 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
145 65 02 Natalia Doco – Mucho Chino
146 121 10 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2014, Vol. 2
147 112 73 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
148 169 06 Serge Reggiani – Les Grandes Chansons De Serge Reggiani
149 NE 01 X-Man – Saturday Night
150 151 20 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
151 142 114 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
152 141 15 Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler – The Best Of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler – Private Investigations
153 147 85 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
154 164 12 Pierre Perret – Drôle De Poésie !
155 145 43 Noir Désir – Soyons Désinvoltes, N’Ayons L’Air De Rien
156 117 33 One Direction – Midnight Memories
157 144 20 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
158 158 75 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
159 154 08 LIM – Violences Urbaines 4
160 134 06 Various Artists – Les Anges De La Téléréalité 6
161 136 13 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
162 RE 50 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
163 128 06 Various Artists – Hits Eté 2014
164 242 60 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
165 188 206 Muse – The Resistance
166 184 18 Metronomy – Love Letters
167 156 78 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
168 205 08 Various Artists – 50 Ans De Chanson Française
169 204 44 Arctic Monkeys – AM
170 193 87 C2C – Tetra
171 171 11 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
172 173 83 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
173 124 05 Various Artists – 100% Tubes De L’Eté 2014
174 66 02 Various Artists – La Monster Party – Chapitre 1
175 170 16 Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirit
176 162 11 Pixies – Indie Cindy
177 196 49 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
178 191 34 Nirvana – Nirvana
179 185 60 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
180 174 163 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
181 157 76 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
182 NE 01 Francky Vincent – Couleur Francky
183 166 92 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
184 224 08 Pink Floyd – The Wall
185 140 37 The Rolling Stones – GRRR!
186 153 40 ABBA – ABBA Gold
187 197 130 Daft Punk – Discovery
188 172 44 Metallica – Metallica
189 163 60 Kavinsky – Outrun
190 181 134 Rihanna – Loud
191 130 18 Les Enfoirés – Bon Anniversaire Les Enfoirés
192 232 175 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
193 198 44 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
194 206 92 P!nk – The Truth About Love
195 152 06 Joke – Ateyaba
196 176 178 Coldplay – Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
197 RE 28 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
198 177 10 Cris Cab – Where I Belong
199 223 85 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
200 220 15 Disclosure – Settle
201 167 16 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014 Vol. 2
202 179 06 Various Artists – Camping Paradis : La Compil’
203 216 14 Renan Luce – D’Une Tonne A Un Tout Petit Poids
204 208 78 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
205 214 251 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
206 194 66 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
207 160 10 Nirvana – MTV Unplugged In New York
208 175 38 Kaaris – Or Noir Part II
209 201 181 Adele – 21
210 178 31 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
211 231 112 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
212 199 15 Christophe – Intime
213 RE 162 Thomas Dutronc – Comme Un Manouche Sans Guitare
214 182 67 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
215 210 113 Metronomy – The English Riviera
216 161 29 Michael Jackson – Bad
217 217 139 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
218 70 03 Jennifer Lopez – A.K.A.
219 215 04 Lucky Peterson – The Son Of A Bluesman
220 155 80 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
221 RE 29 Ayo – Ticket To The World
222 209 10 Various Artists – Tubes 2014 Vol. 2
223 RE 91 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
224 230 147 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
225 228 95 Les Prêtres – Gloria
226 RE 88 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
227 118 02 Various Artists – Concert Live Amazon Sampler 2014
228 RE 73 Lou Doillon – Places
229 RE 21 Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
230 RE 96 Céline Dion – D’Eux
231 183 14 Various Artists – Fun Club 2014
232 207 86 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
233 165 11 Gérard Manset – Un Oiseau S’Est Posé
234 192 05 Various Artists – Greatest Ever Brazil
235 233 54 Neil Young – Harvest
236 213 07 Various Artists – Ibiza Fever 2014
237 RE 26 La Femme – Psycho Tropical Berlin
238 RE 21 Pierre Perret – L’Age De Pierre
239 RE 07 Eagles – Hotel California
240 RE 163 Christophe Maé – Comme A La Maison
241 240 97 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
242 146 03 Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun
243 RE 10 Coeur De Pirate – Trauma
244 RE 03 Michel Polnareff – Passé Simple
245 227 06 Flavia Coelho – Mundo Meu
246 225 71 M – Îl
247 RE 09 Ben & Ellen Harper – Childhood Home
248 RE 183 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
249 RE 13 Dick Annegarn – Vélo Va
250 RE 31 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney (The Magic Of Disney)