Week Ending 23rd November 2014 / Albums Chart

The 71-year-old French legend Johnny Hallyday has sold 131,849 copies of his new album Rester Vivant in his first week (126,977 physical + 4,872 downloads) ! Rester Vivant is his 18th Number One LP, after Johnny A Bercy (four weeks in March 1988), Cadillac (eight weeks from June to August 1989), Parc Des Princes 1993 (nine weeks from July to September 1993), Rough Town (one week in October 1994), Lorada Tour (four weeks in July and August 1996), Sang Pour Sang (11 weeks from September 1999 to January 2000), 100% Johnny (Live A La Tour Eiffel) (two weeks in July 2000), A La Vie, A La Mort ! (five weeks in November and December 2002), Parc Des Princes 2003 (one week in November 2003), Ma Vérité (four weeks in November and December 2005), Flashback Tour – Palais Des Sports 2006 (two weeks in September 2006), La Cigale (12-17 Décembre 2006) (one week in June 2007), Le Coeur D’Un Homme (five weeks in November and December 2007), Ca Ne Finira Jamais (two weeks in November 2008), Tour 66 (Stade De France 2009) (two weeks in October 2009), Jamais Seul (two weeks in April 2011), and L’Attente (one week in November 2012). In its first week, L’Attente had sold 120,488 copies.

Four is One Direction‘s second Top 2 album in France as it enters at number two with 31,476 sales. Midnight Memories also opened and peaked at two in December 2013, but with 42,833 copies sold. Take Me Home was their first-week best-seller (with 43,134 copies sold) even if it debuted at number three in November 2012. Up All Night reached number 15 in February 2012.

Last week’s Number One, Pink Floyd‘s The Endless River moves down two at number three in its second week inside the top 10 (22,600 sales / -67%). Zaz slips two places at four with Paris in her second week on the chart (22,344 sales / -38%), the LP has sold 58,366 copies so far.

After ten consecutive weeks in the top three, Kendji Girac falls two at number five with his eponymous album (18,900 sales / +8%). As he released a deluxe edition of the album called Le Monde Plus Gros Que Mes Yeux last week, Black M is up five places at six with Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde in his 34th week on the chart (13,000 copies sold / sales from both editions are combined).

A Bouche Que Veux-Tu is Brigitte‘s first top 10 album as it opens at seven with 12,485 sales. Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ? was number 14 in April 2011. Calogero moves down one at number eight with Les Feux D’Artifice in his 14th week inside the ten best-selling LPs (10,300 sales / +21%).

Live In Berlin Soundtrack gives Depeche Mode their sixth top 10 album in the 21st century as it debuts at nine (9,200 sales). During that period, they got two Number One LPs with Exciter (for one week in May 2001) and Playing The Angel (for one week in October 2005). After a six-week absence, Indila‘s Mini World is back inside the top 10 as it jumps from 13 to number ten in its 39th week in the top 250 (8,731 sales).

Six albums drop out of the top 10 this week. The album was Number One just two weeks ago : Julien Clerc is down seven places at eleven with Partout La Musique Vient (7,000 sales / -33%). Another former chart-topper, the compilation Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes) falls seven at number twelve in its fourth week on the chart (7,000 sales / -29%). It’s also down seven places at 13 for We Love Disney 2 in its third week inside the top 250 (6,900 sales / -23%). Les Vieilles Canailles move from nine to number 17 in their third week on the chart. After just three weeks inside the ten best-sellers, La Bande A Renaud 2 also falls eight places at 18. The first volume spent its first eleven weeks in the top 10 from June to August. In its third week on the chart, Sidaction‘s Kiss & Love moves down eleven at number 19 (4,200 sales / -42%).

Julien Doré climbs eight places at 14 with Løve in his 56th week inside the top 250 (6,600 sales). The LP debuted and peaked at number four in November 2013. The soundtrack to La Reine Des Neiges (Frozen) moves up a massive 22 places at 20 in its 51st week on the chart (4,200 sales).

David Bowie is new at number 22 with Nothing Has Changed (The Best Of David Bowie). His last album The Next Day reached number two in March 2013. Ouvre is a disappointing new entry at 30 for Maurane (3,225 sales). Her Nougaro Ou L’Espérance En L’Homme was number four in September 2009.

Roberto Alagna‘s Ma Vie Est Un Opéra opens at 33. Sicilien was his highest-charting album, it peaked at number two from November 2008 to January 2009. Hans Zimmer‘s soundtrack to Interstellar is another new entry this week, at number 41.

Have a great seven days ! Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Johnny Hallyday – Rester Vivant
02 NE 01 One Direction – Four
03 01 02 Pink Floyd – The Endless River
04 02 02 Zaz – Paris
05 03 11 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
06 11 34 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
07 NE 01 Brigitte – A Bouche Que Veux-Tu
08 07 14 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
09 NE 01 Depeche Mode – Live In Berlin Soundtrack
10 13 39 Indila – Mini World
11 04 03 Julien Clerc – Partout La Musique Vient
12 05 04 Various Artists – Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes)
13 06 03 Various Artists – We Love Disney 2
14 22 56 Julien Doré – Løve
15 14 07 U2 – Songs Of Innocence
16 15 06 Soprano – Cosmopolitanie
17 09 03 Various Artists – Les Vieilles Canailles
18 10 04 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud 2
19 08 03 Sidaction – Kiss & Love
20 42 51 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
21 20 04 Amaury Vassili – Amaury Vassili Chante Mike Brant
22 NE 01 David Bowie – Nothing Has Changed (The Best Of David Bowie)
23 12 02 Queen – Queen Forever
24 19 20 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
25 16 03 Shaka Ponk – The Black Pixel Ape (Drinking Cigarettes To Take A Break)
26 23 02 Maria Callas – Maria Callas : La Renaissance D’Une Voix
27 17 05 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen Vol. 2
28 27 25 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
29 25 31 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
30 NE 01 Maurane – Ouvre
31 36 66 Stromae – Racine Carrée
32 NE 01 Various Artists – H1ts 2015
33 NE 01 Roberto Alagna – Ma Vie Est Un Opéra
34 24 02 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2014, Vol. 2
35 34 02 Garou – Le Meilleur
36 32 18 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
37 21 03 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014, Vol. 3
38 40 14 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
39 44 08 Les Stentors – Rendez-Vous Au Cinéma
40 43 27 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
41 NE 01 Hans Zimmer – Interstellar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
42 28 04 Various Artists – NRJ Total Hits 2014
43 NE 01 Ibrahim Maalouf / Oxmo Puccino – Au Pays D’Alice
44 33 06 Dany Brillant – Le Dernier Romantique
45 31 03 Various Artists – Les Années Barbelivien
46 51 55 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
47 37 04 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2015
48 41 09 Lenny Kravitz – Strut
49 38 03 Akhenaton – Je Suis En Vie
50 39 02 Various Artists – Virgin Radio 2015
51 26 04 Détroit – La Cigale
52 60 17 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
53 55 03 André Rieu – Un Amour A Venise
54 30 03 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu 2014, Vol. 2
55 57 27 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
56 50 04 Philippe Jaroussky – Vivaldi : Pieta/Stabat Mater (Ltd)
57 47 02 Salvatore Adamo – Adamo Chante Bécaud
58 49 07 Mireille Mathieu – Une Vie D’Amour
59 53 24 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
60 45 06 Various Artists – Les Enfants Du Top 50
61 52 04 Taylor Swift – 1989
62 48 03 Calvin Harris – Motion
63 61 63 London Grammar – If You Wait
64 66 51 Various Artists – We Love Disney
65 58 09 Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems
66 NE 01 Within Temptation – Let Us Burn (Elements & Hydra Live)
67 59 11 George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
68 69 33 Les Prêtres – Amen
69 62 07 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2014 Vol. 2
70 64 64 Tal – A L’Infini
71 RE 39 James Blunt – Moon Landing
72 56 05 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2015
73 68 08 Elsa Esnoult – Pour Toi
74 63 12 Lacrim – Corleone
75 70 14 Génération Goldman – Coffret 2 CD
76 54 03 Nemanja Radulovic – Carnets De Voyage
77 29 03 Johnny Hallyday – Hollywood
78 71 12 Maroon 5 – V
79 79 25 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
80 NE 01 Various Artists – The Art Of McCartney
81 NE 01 Admiral T – I Am Christy Campbell
82 46 02 Soeur Cristina – Soeur Cristina
83 18 02 Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways
84 NE 01 Various Artists – Pop Rock Station By Zegut Vol. 3
85 78 79 Maître Gims – Subliminal
86 77 04 Charles Pasi – Sometimes Awake
87 67 09 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek
88 65 06 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV
89 74 14 Zaz – Coffret 2 CD
90 NE 01 Nickelback – No Fixed Address
91 99 10 Various Artists – Noël 2010
92 82 81 Zaz – Recto Verso
93 NE 01 Various Artists – La Fête De La Chanson Française 2015
94 100 19 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
95 75 09 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014 Vol. 2
96 88 24 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
97 93 13 Ariana Grande – My Everything
98 76 03 Various Artists – Hits Dance 2015
99 84 89 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
100 85 86 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
101 94 79 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
102 91 13 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
103 107 166 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
104 83 06 Jean-Louis Murat – Babel
105 96 22 Ed Sheeran – x
106 103 04 Mike Brant – L’Inoubliable
107 81 07 Ma2x – Ma2x
108 90 06 Cecilia Bartoli – St. Petersburg
109 177 68 Joe Dassin – Joe Dassin Eternel…
110 NE 01 Julien Doré – Piano Løve
111 95 08 The Dø – Shake Shook Shaken
112 104 57 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
113 72 59 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
114 80 02 Various Artists – 100 Tubes 2015
115 86 02 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Anthology
116 118 45 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
117 111 13 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
118 89 02 Various Artists – Autour De Nina
119 NE 01 Emigrate – Silent So Long
120 87 02 Emma Louise – Vs Head Vs Heart
121 115 74 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
122 139 108 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?
123 92 05 Slipknot – .5: The Gray Chapter
124 NE 01 Natalie Dessay – De L’Opéra A La Chanson
125 120 38 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
126 117 36 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
127 110 07 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes (Live 2013-14)
128 35 02 Machine Head – Bloodstone & Diamonds
129 NE 01 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone + Live 2014
130 114 39 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
131 NE 01 Pierre Lapointe – Paris Tristesse
132 102 18 Pink Floyd – The Wall 2011 – Remaster
133 106 23 Jul – Lacrizeomic
134 212 02 Various Artists – Joyeux Noël
135 113 05 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2014 Vol. 2
136 122 09 Alt-J – This Is All Yours
137 112 26 Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here 2011 – Remaster
138 NE 01 Johnny Hallyday – 2007-2012 Albums Studio Warner
139 NE 01 Bruce Springsteen – The Albums Collection Vol. 1 (1973-1984)
140 109 07 Various Artists – M6 Teen Hits Vol. 2
141 119 09 Lindsey Stirling – Shatter Me
142 154 140 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
143 125 245 Zaz – Zaz
144 128 04 Various Artists – Dance Kids 2015
145 98 04 Led Zeppelin – Houses Of The Holy
146 134 09 Arthur H – Soleil Dedans
147 136 142 Stromae – Cheese
148 105 34 Disclosure – Settle
149 133 76 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
150 179 02 Various Artists – Eden
151 149 07 Cécile Corbel – La Fiancée
152 121 05 Maska – Espace-Temps
153 101 03 Damien Rice – My Favourite Faded Fantasy
154 153 09 Sanseverino – Le Petit Bal Perdu
155 131 05 Frédéric François – 30 Ans D’Olympia (Live 2014)
156 130 13 David Carreira – Tout Recommencer
157 249 03 Johnny Hallyday – Les 100 Plus Belles Chansons
158 108 03 Adrien Gallo – Gemini
159 NE 01 TV On The Radio – Seeds
160 151 30 Renaud – Le Plein De Super !
161 163 60 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
162 73 02 Ez3kiel – Lux
163 124 10 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss, Vol. 2
164 181 35 Kyo – L’Equilibre
165 140 13 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014 Vol. 2
166 147 28 Michael Jackson – Xscape
167 162 07 Various Artists – Spirit Of Années 80
168 150 10 Louis Bertignac – Suis-Moi
169 229 07 Various Artists – Christmas Crooners Pop-Up
170 142 17 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone
171 197 07 Jamie Cullum – Interlude
172 155 13 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
173 144 200 Adele – 21
174 141 27 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
175 116 03 Neil Young – Storytone
176 176 61 Vincent Niclo – Luis
177 160 27 Magic System – Africainement Vôtre
178 237 34 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
179 159 06 Various Artists – Violetta – Coffret Saison 1 Et 2
180 184 48 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
181 182 10 Les Joyeux Enfants De Noël – Bundle Bonnet Lumineux + Les 30 Plus Belles Chansons De Noël
182 161 32 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
183 193 23 Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
184 172 03 Various Artists – Les Voix Célestes – Radio Classique
185 157 57 Katy Perry – PRISM
186 97 02 Anaïs – HellNo Kitty
187 RE 10 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy : Awesome Mix Vol. 1
188 145 05 Baxter Dury – It’s A Pleasure
189 RE 50 Johnny Hallyday – L’Attente
190 RE 16 AC/DC – Back In Black
191 166 03 Bob Dylan & The Band – The Basement Tapes Raw : The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
192 129 05 Pink Floyd – The Division Bell 2011 – Remaster
193 156 23 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
194 NE 01 Girls In Hawaii – Hello Strange
195 216 55 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
196 135 04 Vox Angeli – Amour Et Paix
197 221 49 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
198 178 08 Marianne Faithfull – Give My Love To London
199 138 05 Louis Delort & The Sheperds – Louis Delort & The Sheperds
200 211 104 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
201 165 53 Détroit – Horizons
202 196 12 Bruno Mars – Coffret 2 CD : Unorthodox Jukebox + Doo-Wops & Hooligans
203 247 11 Various Artists – Princesses : Les Plus Belles Chansons
204 132 03 Simple Minds – Big Music
205 195 42 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
206 169 28 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
207 RE 43 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
208 164 05 Groundation – A Miracle
209 241 04 Henri Dès – 50 Ans De Chansons
210 187 08 Tove Lo – Queen Of The Clouds
211 171 40 Pink Floyd – The Best Of Pink Floyd – A Foot In The Door 2011 – Remaster
212 183 62 Avicii – True
213 199 63 Zaz – Zaz/Sans Tsu Tsou
214 167 05 Various Artists – Kuduro Reggaeton Hits 2015
215 186 09 Enrique Iglesias – Sex And Love
216 202 26 OneRepublic – Native
217 232 04 Yusuf / Cat Stevens – Tell ‘Em I’m Gone
218 189 60 Agnes Obel – Aventine
219 175 08 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2014, Vol. 3
220 158 41 Alain Bashung – Fantaisie Militaire
221 RE 04 Lang Lang – The Mozart Album
222 NE 01 Charles Aznavour – Anthologie 60 CD
223 170 05 Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were
224 180 13 Royal Blood – Royal Blood
225 198 51 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
226 168 05 Maxime Le Forestier – Olympia 2014
227 219 04 Various Artists – Coffret 2CD – 80 Comptines A Mimer Et Jeux De Doigts 60 Comptines Pour La Danse Et L’Eveil Corporel
228 205 12 Various Artists – 40 Hits Rentrée 2014
229 NE 01 Soundtrack – The Hunger Games : Mockingjay Part 1
230 233 07 Various Artists – Spirit Of Chansons Françaises
231 RE 57 AC/DC – Live
232 215 59 Lorde – Pure Heroine
233 148 02 Frédéric François – La Magie De Noël
234 143 03 Various Artists – L’Esprit Inter 02
235 204 87 Woodkid – The Golden Age
236 152 10 Slash – World On Fire
237 192 06 Robin Schulz – Prayer
238 173 16 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney
239 194 08 Genesis – R-Kive
240 NE 01 Bloodbath – Grand Morbid Funeral
241 214 10 Charlélie Couture – Immortel
242 208 38 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
243 127 03 Wax Tailor – Phonovisions Symphonic Orchestra
244 174 03 Marin Monster – Marin Monster
245 123 02 Whitney Houston – Whitney Houston Live : Her Greatest Performances
246 207 06 Le Monde Des Petits Lou – Coffret
247 234 274 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
248 235 07 Michel Polnareff – Passé Simple
249 185 05 Aretha Franklin – Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics
250 217 62 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère