Week Ending 26th October 2014 / Albums Chart

Kendji Girac‘s eponymous LP moves back up two places to spend a fifth week at the top of the French albums chart (14,606 sales / -11%). This year’s winner of “The Voice” has sold 185,153 copies in his seven weeks on the chart. After two consecutive weeks at Number One, U2‘s Songs Of Innocence is down to two in its third week inside the top 10 (13,600 sales / -53%).

Forever Gentlemen Vol. 2 debuts at number three with 12,293 sales. In this album, you can find classics such as “L.O.V.E.”, “Syracuse”, “That’s Life” sung by Roch Voisine, Paul Anka and Dany Brillant amongst others. The first volume of Forever Gentlemen spent two consecutive weeks at two in October and November 2013 and has sold 288,000 copies so far.

There is no change at four for Les Enfants Du Top 50 in their second week on the chart (10,200 sales / -18%). Soprano falls three at number five with Cosmopolitanie in his second week inside the ten best-sellers (9,300 sales / -65%). In his second week in the top 10, Dany Brillant slips one place at six with Le Dernier Romantique (6,700 sales / -37%). Calogero moves back up two at number seven with Les Feux D’Artifice in his tenth week inside the top 10 (6,200 sales / +1%).

.5 : The Gray Chapter gives Slipknot their fourth top 10 LP in France as it debuts at eight (5,900 sales). Iowa reached number seven in September 2001, Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses peaked at six in May 2004, and All Hope Is Gone was number three in August 2008. In their fourth week inside the ten best-sellers, Les Stentors are down three places at nine with Rendez-Vous Au Cinéma (5,600 sales / -40%). Une Vie D’Amour slips two at number ten for Mireille Mathieu in its second week in the top 10 (5,000 sales / -27%).

Two albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After four weeks inside the ten best-selling LPs, Leonard Cohen falls ten places at twenty with Popular Problems. Last week’s new entry at seven, Jean-Louis Murat‘s Babel is down to number 24 (2,600 sales / -64%).

The compilation Le Son Dancefloor 2015 is new at 13. After Maître Gims and Black M, Maska is the third member of Sexion D’Assaut to get a top 20 album as Espace-Temps enters at number 14. Louis Delort & The Sheperds debut at 16 with their eponymous LP (3,900 sales). Louis Delort was a finalist on the first season of “The Voice” in 2012, it’s his first top 20 album.

In its 47th week on the chart, the soundtrack to La Reine Des Neiges (Frozen) jumps from 59 to number 36. It peaked at five in February and April. It’s A Pleasure is Baxter Dury‘s first top 50 album in France as it’s a new entry at 42. Happy Soup was number 89 in August 2011. Aretha Franklin enters at number 44 with Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics (1,600 sales), it’s her first top 100 LP (as a solo artist) since 1998 when A Rose Is Still A Rose reached number 59 in April. She also peaked at seven in October 1998 with VH-1 Divas Live (the divas were also Céline Dion, Gloria Estefan, Shania Twain and Mariah Carey).

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 03 07 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
02 01 03 U2 – Songs Of Innocence
03 NE 01 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen Vol. 2
04 04 02 Various Artists – Les Enfants Du Top 50
05 02 02 Soprano – Cosmopolitanie
06 05 02 Dany Brillant – Le Dernier Romantique
07 09 10 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
08 NE 01 Slipknot – .5: The Gray Chapter
09 06 04 Les Stentors – Rendez-Vous Au Cinéma
10 08 03 Mireille Mathieu – Une Vie D’Amour
11 12 30 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
12 15 35 Indila – Mini World
13 NE 01 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2015
14 NE 01 Maska – Espace-Temps
15 11 21 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
16 NE 01 Louis Delort & The Sheperds – Louis Delort & The Sheperds
17 13 03 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2014 Vol. 2
18 21 14 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
19 18 52 Julien Doré – Løve
20 10 05 Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems
21 20 62 Stromae – Racine Carrée
22 17 05 Lenny Kravitz – Strut
23 24 51 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
24 07 02 Jean-Louis Murat – Babel
25 26 07 George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
26 31 10 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
27 22 05 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014 Vol. 2
28 30 16 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
29 16 29 Les Prêtres – Amen
30 25 23 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
31 23 08 Lacrim – Corleone
32 19 23 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
33 36 03 Various Artists – M6 Teen Hits Vol. 2
34 27 13 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
35 14 02 Cecilia Bartoli – St. Petersburg
36 59 47 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
37 34 20 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
38 32 59 London Grammar – If You Wait
39 29 03 Ma2x – Ma2x
40 42 60 Tal – A L’Infini
41 44 10 Génération Goldman – Coffret 2 CD
42 NE 01 Baxter Dury – It’s A Pleasure
43 33 04 The Dø – Shake Shook Shaken
44 NE 01 Aretha Franklin – Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics
45 49 08 Maroon 5 – V
46 NE 01 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2014 Vol. 2
47 45 85 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
48 28 03 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes (Live 2013-14)
49 48 21 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
50 35 05 Alt-J – This Is All Yours
51 39 05 Sanseverino – Le Petit Bal Perdu
52 43 09 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014 Vol. 2
53 56 75 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
54 50 09 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
55 40 09 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
56 47 75 Maître Gims – Subliminal
57 NE 01 Massilia Sound System – Massilia
58 46 05 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek
59 NE 01 Groundation – A Miracle
60 41 34 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
61 66 03 Jamie Cullum – Interlude
62 63 82 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
63 51 06 Louis Bertignac – Suis-Moi
64 77 09 Ariana Grande – My Everything
65 NE 01 Frédéric François – 30 Ans D’Olympia (Live 2014)
66 69 47 HollySiz – My Name Is
67 64 08 Various Artists – 40 Hits Rentrée 2014
68 55 19 Jul – Lacrizeomic
69 NE 01 Vianney – Idées Blanches
70 52 05 Arthur H – Soleil Dedans
71 67 06 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss, Vol. 2
72 80 18 Ed Sheeran – x
73 37 02 You+Me – Rose Ave.
74 73 15 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
75 NE 01 Carla Bruni – A L’Olympia
76 68 13 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone
77 70 10 Zaz – Coffret 2 CD
78 61 72 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
79 71 32 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
80 74 09 David Carreira – Tout Recommencer
81 76 53 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
82 89 05 Lindsey Stirling – Shatter Me
83 NE 01 Maxime Le Forestier – Olympia 2014
84 62 35 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
85 60 04 Marianne Faithfull – Give My Love To London
86 213 20 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
87 58 04 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2014, Vol. 3
88 65 06 Charlélie Couture – Immortel
89 78 09 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
90 54 04 Prince – Art Official Age
91 NE 01 Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were
92 83 24 Michael Jackson – Xscape
93 NE 01 Various Artists – Kuduro Reggaeton Hits 2015
94 79 15 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2014
95 57 03 Cécile Corbel – La Fiancée
96 218 41 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
97 75 03 Caribou – Our Love
98 95 19 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
99 231 22 OneRepublic – Native
100 81 28 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
101 87 04 Tove Lo – Queen Of The Clouds
102 NE 01 Billy Idol – Kings & Queens Of The Underground
103 84 57 Vincent Niclo – Luis
104 72 04 Genesis – R-Kive
105 85 02 Various Artists – Violetta – Coffret Saison 1 Et 2
106 NE 01 T.I. – Paperwork
107 97 56 Agnes Obel – Aventine
108 NE 01 Nicole Scherzinger – Big Fat Lie
109 88 31 Kyo – L’Equilibre
110 96 09 DJ Kayz – Paris – Oran – New York
111 NE 01 Alice Cooper – Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken
112 109 23 Magic System – Africainement Vôtre
113 130 08 Maude – #HoldUp
114 98 06 Slash – World On Fire
115 82 07 Camélia Jordana – Dans La Peau
116 125 38 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
117 108 77 Zaz – Recto Verso
118 RE 36 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
119 176 70 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
120 153 05 Various Artists – RFM Party 80 – 2014
121 99 05 Enrique Iglesias – Sex And Love
122 NE 01 Rory Gallagher – Irish Tour ’74
123 NE 01 Thurston Moore – The Best Day
124 114 44 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
125 128 162 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
126 103 47 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
127 94 12 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2014 Summer Edition
128 104 58 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
129 RE 37 Alain Bashung – Fantaisie Militaire
130 140 04 U2 – U218 Singles
131 NE 01 Mark Lanegan Band – Phantom Radio
132 53 02 Les Wampas – Les Wampas Font La Gueule
133 102 36 Grégory Lemarchal – Cinq Ans
134 110 100 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
135 250 09 Asa – Bed Of Stone
136 136 08 Bruno Mars – Coffret 2 CD : Unorthodox Jukebox + Doo-Wops & Hooligans
137 112 08 Various Artists – Hits Rentrée 2014
138 100 07 Robert Plant – Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar
139 124 19 Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
140 123 26 Renaud – Le Plein De Super !
141 RE 22 Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here 2011 – Remaster
142 121 28 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
143 198 56 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
144 113 64 Joe Dassin – Joe Dassin Eternel…
145 RE 02 Slow Joe & The Ginger Accident – Lost For Love
146 129 24 Milky Chance – Sadnecessary
147 92 07 Various Artists – Fun Club 2014 Vol. 2
148 117 05 Joe Bonamassa – Different Shades Of Blue
149 116 24 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
150 118 51 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
151 NE 01 Johnny Hallyday & Eddy Mitchell – Rhythm And Blues Part 1
152 133 09 Royal Blood – Royal Blood
153 115 05 Various Artists – Double Dancefloor 2014 Vol. 2
154 105 04 Paul Personne – Puzzle 14
155 91 03 L’Algérino – Aigle Royal
156 107 04 Orange Blossom – Under The Shade Of Violets
157 135 83 Woodkid – The Golden Age
158 148 138 Stromae – Cheese
159 180 55 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
160 NE 01 Kiesza – Sound Of A Woman
161 143 03 Various Artists – Best Of En Folie
162 119 03 Various Artists – FG Dancefloor Fever 2014-2015
163 127 09 Zebda – Comme Des Cherokees
164 178 07 Interpol – El Pintor
165 86 03 Tokio Hotel – Kings Of Suburbia
166 138 12 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014 Vol. 2
167 106 70 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
168 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Enfants De La Télé
169 111 06 Chris Brown – X
170 NE 01 Various Artists – Génération Boum
171 162 98 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
172 204 47 Various Artists – We Love Disney
173 NE 01 Lang Lang – The Mozart Album
174 228 04 Various Artists – 80 Tubes 80s
175 RE 16 Michael Jackson – The Essential
176 132 23 Céline Dion – Céline… Une Seule Fois / Live 2013
177 159 27 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
178 147 65 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre – Best Of
179 174 10 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy
180 101 02 Alexandre Tharaud – Mozart/Haydn : Concertos
181 185 136 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
182 137 05 Various Artists – Dancefloor Hits
183 NE 01 Status Quo – Aquostic
184 152 09 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 3.0
185 196 241 Zaz – Zaz
186 120 04 Kenza Farah – Karismatik
187 RE 02 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz – 50 Titres De Légende
188 164 53 France Gall – Evidemment
189 141 05 Yodelice – Like A Million Dreams
190 181 97 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
191 187 59 Arctic Monkeys – AM
192 175 75 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
193 161 58 Avicii – True
194 RE 68 Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
195 RE 02 Le Monde Des Petits Lou – Coffret
196 RE 12 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney
197 144 13 Eric Clapton & Friends – The Breeze – An Appreciation Of JJ Cale
198 139 35 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
199 145 49 Détroit – Horizons
200 163 09 Various Artists – Digster Hits & Fresh
201 142 05 Various Artists – RTL2 Le Son Pop Rock 2014 Vol. 2
202 151 04 Elsa Esnoult – Pour Toi
203 177 14 Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
204 186 144 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
205 169 06 Barbra Streisand – Partners
206 202 21 DJ Hamida – A La Bien Mix Party – L’Album 2014
207 212 75 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
208 160 02 Jean Guidoni – Paris – Milan
209 216 32 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
210 205 61 Zaz – Zaz/Sans Tsu Tsou
211 194 04 U2 – The Best Of 1980 – 1990
212 221 196 Adele – 21
213 173 06 Guillaume Perret & The Electric Epic – Open Me
214 RE 100 Noir Désir – Des Visages Des Figures
215 192 56 Lorde – Pure Heroine
216 189 07 Michel Berger / France Gall – Double Jeu
217 NE 01 Lo-Fang – Blue Film
218 168 104 Les Prêtres – Gloria
219 219 270 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
220 242 154 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
221 184 82 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
222 215 24 The Black Keys – Turn Blue
223 146 35 Team BS – Team BS
224 149 89 Indochine – Black City Parade
225 190 53 Katy Perry – PRISM
226 RE 13 U2 – The Joshua Tree
227 RE 27 Calogero – Best Of – Version Originale & Version Symphonique
228 RE 04 Véronique Sanson – Les Moments Importants
229 156 03 Popa Chubby – I’m Feelin’ Lucky (The Blues According To Popa Chubby)
230 NE 01 Tahiti 80 – Ballroom
231 193 102 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
232 223 05 The Beatles – Abbey Road
233 170 18 Various Artists – Latin Lovers
234 RE 48 Noir Désir – Soyons Désinvoltes, N’Ayons L’Air De Rien
235 247 17 5 Seconds Of Summer – 5 Seconds Of Summer
236 209 63 The Police – Greatest Hits
237 RE 104 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?
238 206 129 Nirvana – Nevermind
239 126 04 Prince & 3rdEyeGirl – PlectrumElectrum
240 236 31 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
241 226 78 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
242 240 42 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
243 191 07 Coldplay – Coffret 2 CD : Mylo Xyloto + Viva La Vida
244 200 05 Soviet Suprem – L’Internationale
245 166 02 Johnny Hallyday – Best Of 70
246 188 30 Disclosure – Settle
247 NE 01 Various Artists – Les 50 Trésors De La Musique Classique
248 RE 58 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
249 RE 03 Charlie Haden & Jim Hall – Charlie Haden & Jim Hall
250 214 14 Jungle – Jungle