Week Ending 9th November 2014 / Albums Chart

It has been a very close race with Kendji Girac, but Julien Clerc has managed to get a fourth Number One LP as Partout La Musique Vient (18,291 sales) enters at the top of the French albums chart. His other chart-toppers were Si J’Etais Elle (for one week in November 2000), Double Enfance (for two weeks in October 2005) and Où S’En Vont Les Avions ? (for two weeks in September 2008). Double Enfance and Où S’En Vont Les Avions ? had debuted with 45,586 and 42,714 CDs sold respectively. His last studio album Fou, Peut-Etre had sold 20,460 copies in its first week in November 2011 and peaked at number two.

Only 20 copies behind Julien Clerc (18,271 sales / +12%), Kendji Girac is back up one place at two with his eponymous album. It has sold 219,712 copies in its nine weeks inside the top 10. Last week’s Number One, the compilation Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes) is down to three in its second week on the chart (15,400 sales / -25%).

The Black Pixel Ape (Drinking Cigarettes To Take A Break) is new at number four for Shaka Ponk (13,811 sales). They debuted and peaked at two in March with The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape) with 24,527 copies sold in their first week. Sidaction‘s Kiss & Love is a new entry at number five (12,597 sales). Sidaction is a public event that started in 1994 in France for raising awareness and collecting charitable funds for AIDS. In this album, you can lots of great artists such as Pascal Obispo, Françoise Hardy, Calogero, Maurane, Tina Arena

We Love Disney 2 enters at six (12,100 sales), the first volume reached number two in December 2013 and spent six consecutive weeks inside the top 10. In its second week on the chart, La Bande A Renaud 2 falls five places at seven (9,400 sales / -45%). Calogero moves down four at number eight with Les Feux D’Artifice in his 12th week inside the ten best-sellers (8,400 sales / -18%).

Akhenaton gets his fourth top 10 album as a solo artist with Je Suis En Vie which debuts at nine (7,200 sales). His Sol Invictus was number three in October 2001. Amaury Vassili slips two places at ten with Amaury Vassili Chante Mike Brant in his second week in the top 10 (7,000 sales / +6%).

Five albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After just two weeks inside the ten best-sellers, Forever Gentlemen 2 moves down seven at number 13. The first volume spent twelve consecutive weeks in the top 10 from November 2013 to January 2014. Soprano is also down seven places at 14 with Cosmopolitanie in his fourth week on the chart. U2‘s Songs Of Innocence goes from five to number 15 in its fifth week inside the top 250. Les Enfants Du Top 50 falls twelve at number 22 in its fourth week on the chart. Last week’s new entry at nine, Taylor Swift‘s 1989 is down to number 36 (2,669 sales / -55%), the album has sold 8,649 copies so far.

La Cigale jumps from 69 to number eleven for Détroit in its second week inside the 250 best-sellers (7,000 sales). The 3 CD boxset Les Vieilles Canailles enters at twelve (6,600 sales). Les Vieilles Canailles are Jacques Dutronc, Johnny Hallyday and Eddy Mitchell. They were in concert at Paris-Bercy last week.

Sia‘s 1000 Forms Of Fear climbs seven places at 18 in its 18th week on the chart. The LP debuted and peaked at number eight in July. Motion debuts at 20 for Calvin Harris (4,200 sales). It’s by far his highest-charting album, I Created Disco was number 95 in February 2008. Another 3 CD boxset (Christmas is coming soon !), Les Années Barbelivien is new at 41.

Damien Rice gets his first top 50 LP as My Favourite Faded Fantasy enters at number 48 (2,000 sales). O peaked at 70 in February 2005, and 9 reached number 86 in February 2007. In its sixth week on the chart, Elsa Esnoult‘s Pour Toi jumps from 187 to number 50.

Have a very nice week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Julien Clerc – Partout La Musique Vient
02 03 09 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
03 01 02 Various Artists – Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes)
04 NE 01 Shaka Ponk – The Black Pixel Ape (Drinking Cigarettes To Take A Break)
05 NE 01 Sidaction – Kiss & Love
06 NE 01 Various Artists – We Love Disney 2
07 02 02 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud 2
08 04 12 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
09 NE 01 Akhenaton – Je Suis En Vie
10 08 02 Amaury Vassili – Amaury Vassili Chante Mike Brant
11 69 02 Détroit – La Cigale
12 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Vieilles Canailles
13 06 03 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen Vol. 2
14 07 04 Soprano – Cosmopolitanie
15 05 05 U2 – Songs Of Innocence
16 12 37 Indila – Mini World
17 13 32 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
18 25 18 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
19 11 02 Various Artists – NRJ Total Hits 2014
20 NE 01 Calvin Harris – Motion
21 NE 01 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014, Vol. 3
22 10 04 Various Artists – Les Enfants Du Top 50
23 19 04 Dany Brillant – Le Dernier Romantique
24 21 23 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
25 18 02 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2015
26 15 06 Les Stentors – Rendez-Vous Au Cinéma
27 20 54 Julien Doré – Løve
28 NE 01 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu 2014, Vol. 2
29 27 16 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
30 16 03 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2015
31 28 02 Philippe Jaroussky – Vivaldi : Pieta/Stabat Mater (Ltd)
32 17 05 Mireille Mathieu – Une Vie D’Amour
33 23 64 Stromae – Racine Carrée
34 38 25 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
35 30 07 Lenny Kravitz – Strut
36 09 02 Taylor Swift – 1989
37 14 04 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV
38 24 53 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
39 26 22 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
40 35 49 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
41 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Années Barbelivien
42 36 12 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
43 31 05 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2014 Vol. 2
44 32 09 George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
45 33 61 London Grammar – If You Wait
46 37 15 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
47 34 07 Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems
48 NE 01 Damien Rice – My Favourite Faded Fantasy
49 40 10 Lacrim – Corleone
50 187 06 Elsa Esnoult – Pour Toi
51 42 07 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek
52 41 25 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
53 NE 01 Various Artists – Hits Dance 2015
54 NE 01 Neil Young – Storytone
55 45 31 Les Prêtres – Amen
56 NE 01 André Rieu – Un Amour A Venise
57 49 12 Génération Goldman – Coffret 2 CD
58 NE 01 Bob Dylan & The Band – The Basement Tapes Raw : The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
59 52 62 Tal – A L’Infini
60 47 07 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014 Vol. 2
61 50 10 Maroon 5 – V
62 136 49 Various Artists – We Love Disney
63 44 04 Jean-Louis Murat – Babel
64 43 03 Slipknot – .5: The Gray Chapter
65 46 04 Cecilia Bartoli – St. Petersburg
66 NE 01 Marin Monster – Marin Monster
67 29 02 Led Zeppelin – Houses Of The Holy
68 NE 01 Adrien Gallo – Gemini
69 NE 01 Simple Minds – Big Music
70 48 87 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
71 56 23 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
72 63 77 Maître Gims – Subliminal
73 22 02 Charles Pasi – Sometimes Awake
74 53 05 Ma2x – Ma2x
75 59 11 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
76 67 22 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
77 NE 01 Various Artists – L’Esprit Inter 02
78 71 21 Jul – Lacrizeomic
79 58 05 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes (Live 2013-14)
80 NE 01 Wax Tailor – Phonovisions Symphonic Orchestra
81 76 84 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
82 57 02 Mike Brant – L’Inoubliable
83 NE 01 MZ – MZ Music, Vol. 3
84 216 32 Disclosure – Settle
85 64 03 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2014 Vol. 2
86 83 36 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
87 61 06 The Dø – Shake Shook Shaken
88 54 17 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
89 74 02 Vox Angeli – Amour Et Paix
90 51 03 Maska – Espace Temps
91 55 05 Various Artists – M6 Teen Hits Vol. 2
92 87 34 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
93 72 11 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
94 NE 01 Pink Floyd – London 1966-1967
95 93 37 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
96 65 55 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
97 80 11 Ariana Grande – My Everything
98 60 07 Alt-J – This Is All Yours
99 85 12 Zaz – Coffret 2 CD
100 79 77 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
101 70 20 Ed Sheeran – x
102 NE 01 Nemanja Radulovic – Carnets De Voyage
103 81 08 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss, Vol. 2
104 39 39 Alain Bashung – Fantaisie Militaire
105 92 164 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
106 94 74 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
107 NE 01 Wings – Venus And Mars
108 82 11 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014 Vol. 2
109 95 02 Various Artists – Dance Kids 2015
110 86 11 David Carreira – Tout Recommencer
111 99 15 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone
112 91 07 Lindsey Stirling – Shatter Me
113 NE 01 AqME – Dévisager Dieu
114 62 03 Louis Delort & The Sheperds – Louis Delort & The Sheperds
115 103 43 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
116 89 07 Arthur H – Soleil Dedans
117 121 57 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
118 117 79 Zaz – Recto Verso
119 88 08 Louis Bertignac – Suis-Moi
120 241 02 Wings – At The Speed Of Sound
121 107 72 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
122 84 07 Sanseverino – Le Petit Bal Perdu
123 106 28 Renaud – Le Plein De Super !
124 77 03 Aretha Franklin – Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics
125 120 03 Various Artists – Kuduro Reggaeton Hits 2015
126 110 03 Groundation – A Miracle
127 RE 25 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
128 154 08 Slash – World On Fire
129 105 06 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2014, Vol. 3
130 111 03 Frédéric François – 30 Ans D’Olympia (Live 2014)
131 102 11 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
132 209 08 Various Artists – Noël 2010
133 126 140 Stromae – Cheese
134 119 03 Baxter Dury – It’s A Pleasure
135 134 106 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?
136 116 30 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
137 97 03 Maxime Le Forestier – Olympia 2014
138 NE 01 Nathalie Stutzmann – Haendel : Heroes From The Shadows
139 186 05 Various Artists – Best Of En Folie
140 98 10 Various Artists – 40 Hits Rentrée 2014
141 124 26 Michael Jackson – Xscape
142 131 25 Magic System – Africainement Vôtre
143 108 06 Marianne Faithfull – Give My Love To London
144 68 03 Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were
145 114 03 Massilia Sound System – Massilia
146 159 26 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
147 115 21 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
148 127 06 Tove Lo – Queen Of The Clouds
149 171 198 Adele – 21
150 130 11 DJ Kayz – Paris – Oran – New York
151 133 59 Vincent Niclo – Luis
152 104 05 Jamie Cullum – Interlude
153 145 07 Enrique Iglesias – Sex And Love
154 160 85 Woodkid – The Golden Age
155 NE 01 Eric Bibb – Blues People
156 142 33 Kyo – L’Equilibre
157 144 49 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
158 73 04 Robin Schulz – Prayer
159 135 58 Agnes Obel – Aventine
160 96 05 Michel Polnareff – Passé Simple
161 143 58 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
162 118 24 OneRepublic – Native
163 151 66 Joe Dassin – Joe Dassin Eternel…
164 158 03 Vianney – Idées Blanches
165 148 09 Camélia Jordana – Dans La Peau
166 137 04 Various Artists – Violetta – Coffret Saison 1 Et 2
167 123 11 Royal Blood – Royal Blood
168 75 02 Annie Lennox – Nostalgia
169 132 40 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
170 147 21 Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
171 153 06 Genesis – R-Kive
172 168 14 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney
173 140 17 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2014
174 165 102 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
175 125 08 Charlélie Couture – Immortel
176 224 51 Détroit – Horizons
177 213 02 Various Artists – Coffret 2CD – 80 Comptines A Mimer Et Jeux De Doigts 60 Comptines Pour La Danse Et L’Eveil Corporel
178 229 29 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
179 162 10 Bruno Mars – Coffret 2 CD : Unorthodox Jukebox + Doo-Wops & Hooligans
180 141 49 HollySiz – My Name Is
181 100 24 Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here 2011 – Remaster
182 NE 01 Cavalera Conspiracy – Pandemonium
183 109 04 You+Me – Rose Ave.
184 178 46 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
185 138 05 Caribou – Our Love
186 150 05 Cécile Corbel – La Fiancée
187 113 06 Prince – Art Official Age
188 240 03 Lang Lang – The Mozart Album
189 246 55 Katy Perry – PRISM
190 185 02 Frozen Karaoke – Disney Karaoke Series : La Reine Des Neiges
191 167 06 U2 – U218 Singles
192 129 07 Various Artists – RFM Party 80 – 2014
193 RE 08 Les Joyeux Enfants De Noël – Bundle Bonnet Lumineux + Les 30 Plus Belles Chansons De Noël
194 239 60 Avicii – True
195 152 18 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin
196 RE 09 Various Artists – Princesses : Les Plus Belles Chansons
197 128 02 Lisa Ekdahl – Look To Your Own Heart
198 RE 83 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
199 149 26 Milky Chance – Sadnecessary
200 188 53 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
201 189 25 Céline Dion – Céline… Une Seule Fois / Live 2013
202 202 38 Grégory Lemarchal – Cinq Ans
203 RE 05 Various Artists – Spirit Of Années 80
204 RE 36 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
205 RE 57 Lorde – Pure Heroine
206 NE 01 La Compagnie Créole – L’Essentiel
207 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Voix Célestes – Radio Classique
208 248 06 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
209 156 09 Robert Plant – Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar
210 RE 32 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
211 177 04 Les Wampas – Les Wampas Font La Gueule
212 RE 16 Pink Floyd – The Wall 2011 – Remaster
213 RE 14 Grégory Lemarchal – 2 CD Originaux : La Voix D’Un Ange / Je Deviens Moi
214 161 38 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
215 208 04 Le Monde Des Petits Lou – Coffret
216 166 09 Various Artists – Fun Club 2014 Vol. 2
217 191 100 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
218 182 02 Henri Dès – 50 Ans De Chansons
219 172 17 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II
220 NE 01 Johnny Hallyday – Les 100 Plus Belles Chansons
221 249 03 Thurston Moore – The Best Day
222 90 02 Yusuf / Cat Stevens – Tell ‘Em I’m Gone
223 146 30 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
224 RE 29 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
225 RE 06 Various Artists – L’Esprit Inter 01
226 164 60 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
227 RE 45 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
228 212 34 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
229 RE 24 Lindsey Stirling – Lindsey Stirling
230 NE 01 Chill Bump – Ego Trip
231 228 02 David Guetta – Original Album Series
232 196 05 L’Algérino – Aigle Royal
233 247 243 Zaz – Zaz
234 221 272 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
235 NE 01 George Petrou – Hasse : Siroe – Re Di Persia
236 RE 07 Feu! Chatterton – Feu! Chatterton
237 183 14 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2014 Summer Edition
238 RE 47 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
239 227 02 Ensemble Pygmalion & Raphaël Pichon – J.S. Bach / Köthener Trauermusik
240 78 02 Florent Pagny – Intégrale
241 220 09 Michel Berger / France Gall – Double Jeu
242 179 02 Various Artists – Ibiza Fever Annual 2014-2015
243 223 72 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
244 205 138 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
245 198 07 Various Artists – Double Dancefloor 2014 Vol. 2
246 163 04 Alexandre Tharaud – Mozart/Haydn : Concertos
247 RE 155 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
248 RE 80 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
249 190 05 Various Artists – FG Dancefloor Fever 2014-2015
250 197 06 Kenza Farah – Karismatik