Week Ending 30th November 2014 / Albums Chart

Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy debut at the top of the French albums chart with their self-titled LP with 63,699 copies sold. It’s the fifth Number One album for Alain Souchon, after C’est Déjà Ca (for one week in February 1994), Au Ras Des Pâquerettes (for two weeks in November 1999), La Vie Théodore (for two weeks in September 2005) and Ecoutez D’Où Ma Peine Vient (for one week in December 2008). Laurent Voulzy gets his second chart-topper, La Septième Vague spent six consecutive weeks at Number One in July and August 2006.

Last week’s Number One, Johnny Hallyday slips to two with Rester Vivant (54,417 sales / -59%). The album has sold 186,266 copies in its two weeks on the chart. David Guetta‘s Listen enters at number three with 33,279 copies sold. His two Number One LPs had sold more copies in their first week : One Love (for one week in August and September 2009) had opened with 37,815 CDs sold, and Nothing But The Beat (for three consecutive weeks in September 2011) had debuted with 53,693 sales.

In his 12th week inside the top 10, Kendji Girac moves back up one place at four with his eponymous album (26,007 sales / +37%). The LP has sold 282,108 copies so far. Zaz is down one at number five with Paris in her third week inside the ten best-selling albums (21,900 sales / -2%). Pink Floyd‘s The Endless River falls three places at six in its third week in the top 10 (19,900 sales / -12%). Black M slips one at number seven with Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde in his 15th week inside the top 10 (19,800 sales / +52%).

Shy’m gets her fifth top 10 album as Solitaire is new at eight with 19,780 copies sold. Her Caméléon had opened at the top with 19,962 sales in July 2012. In its 15th week inside the ten best-sellers, Calogero‘s Les Feux D’Artifice moves down one place at nine (17,000 sales / +65%). Stratégie De L’Inespoir is a new entry at number ten for Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine (16,500 sales). Suppléments De Mensonge is his highest-charting LP, it reached number two in March 2011.

Four albums drop out of the top 10 this week. In its 40th week on the chart, Indila‘s Mini World slips four places at 14 (10,800 sales / +24%). Last week’s new entry at two, Four is down to number 18 for One Direction (8,900 sales / -72%). Their Midnight Memories had moved 2-10 in its second week in December 2013. Brigitte fall 17 places at 24 with A Bouche Que Veux-Tu in their second week inside the top 250 (6,400 sales / -49%). Live In Berlin Soundtrack moves down a massive 47 places at 56 for Depeche Mode in its second week on the chart.

With the addition of her Live Tour, Tal‘s A L’Infini jumps from 70 to number eleven in its 65th week inside the 250 best-sellers (13,700 sales). Acoustique opens at twelve for Bernard Lavilliers (12,600 sales). His Carnets De Bord (for one week in October 2004) and Samedi Soir A Beyrouth (for two consecutive weeks in January and February 2008) have been chart-toppers.

Frank Michael‘s Bonjour L’Amour debuts at number 13 (12,600 sales). Capitale Du Crime 4 is new at 15 for La Fouine (9,800 sales). He was Number One with La Fouine vs Laouni (for one week in February 2011) and with Drôle De Parcours (for one week in February 2013). Vanessa Paradis opens at 22 with her Love Songs Tour (7,000 sales). Her last live LP Une Nuit A Versailles was number 17 in December 2010.

In his 67th week on the chart, Stromae climbs (!) six places at 25 with Racine Carrée. The album has sold over 1.8 million copies in France. Aznavour, Sa Jeunesse is a new entry at 28. The Shady XV compilation enters at 32. Vieillir Ensemble (Live) is also new, at number 33 for Florent Pagny (6,100 sales). A Musical Affair is far from being Il Divo‘s fourth top 10 album in France (so far) as it debuts at 42. Their eponymous debut LP peaked at four in July and August 2005.

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy – Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy
02 01 02 Johnny Hallyday – Rester Vivant
03 NE 01 David Guetta – Listen
04 05 12 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
05 04 03 Zaz – Paris
06 03 03 Pink Floyd – The Endless River
07 06 35 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
08 NE 01 Shy’m – Solitaire
09 08 15 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
10 NE 01 Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine – Stratégie De L’Inespoir
11 70 65 Tal – A L’Infini/Live Tour
12 NE 01 Bernard Lavilliers – Acoustique
13 NE 01 Frank Michael – Bonjour L’Amour
14 10 40 Indila – Mini World
15 NE 01 La Fouine – Capitale Du Crime 4
16 19 04 Sidaction – Kiss & Love
17 12 05 Various Artists – Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes)
18 02 02 One Direction – Four
19 13 04 Various Artists – We Love Disney 2
20 14 57 Julien Doré – Løve
21 11 04 Julien Clerc – Partout La Musique Vient
22 NE 01 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs Tour
23 16 07 Soprano – Cosmopolitanie
24 07 02 Brigitte – A Bouche Que Veux-Tu
25 31 67 Stromae – Racine Carrée
26 20 52 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
27 18 05 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud 2
28 NE 01 Various Artists – Aznavour, Sa Jeunesse
29 28 26 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
30 24 21 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
31 15 08 U2 – Songs Of Innocence
32 NE 01 Various Artists – ShadyXV
33 NE 01 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Ensemble
34 21 05 Amaury Vassili – Amaury Vassili Chante Mike Brant
35 40 28 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
36 17 04 Various Artists – Les Vieilles Canailles
37 27 06 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen Vol. 2
38 26 03 Maria Callas – Maria Callas : La Renaissance D’Une Voix
39 36 19 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
40 38 15 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
41 52 18 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
42 NE 01 Il Divo – A Musical Affair
43 46 56 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
44 25 04 Shaka Ponk – The Black Pixel Ape (Drinking Cigarettes To Take A Break)
45 23 03 Queen – Queen Forever
46 NE 01 Various Artists – Party Fun 2015
47 39 09 Les Stentors – Rendez-Vous Au Cinéma
48 48 10 Lenny Kravitz – Strut
49 29 32 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
50 NE 01 Various Artists – Playlist Hits Hiver 2015
51 34 03 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2014, Vol. 2
52 207 44 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
53 NE 01 Etienne Daho – Diskönoir
54 55 28 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
55 42 05 Various Artists – NRJ Total Hits 2014
56 09 02 Depeche Mode – Live In Berlin Soundtrack
57 63 64 London Grammar – If You Wait
58 64 52 Various Artists – We Love Disney
59 33 02 Roberto Alagna – Ma Vie Est Un Opéra
60 32 02 Various Artists – H1ts 2015
61 37 04 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014, Vol. 3
62 44 07 Dany Brillant – Le Dernier Romantique
63 NE 01 Bryan Ferry – Avonmore
64 30 02 Maurane – Ouvre
65 57 03 Salvatore Adamo – Adamo Chante Bécaud
66 22 02 David Bowie – Nothing Has Changed (The Best Of David Bowie)
67 73 09 Elsa Esnoult – Pour Toi
68 68 34 Les Prêtres – Amen
69 35 03 Garou – Le Meilleur
70 47 05 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2015
71 56 05 Philippe Jaroussky – Vivaldi : Pieta/Stabat Mater (Ltd)
72 75 15 Génération Goldman – Coffret 2 CD
73 59 25 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
74 67 12 George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
75 58 08 Mireille Mathieu – Une Vie D’Amour
76 51 05 Détroit – La Cigale
77 43 02 Ibrahim Maalouf / Oxmo Puccino – Au Pays D’Alice
78 NE 01 Jarod – Frappe Préventive
79 50 03 Various Artists – Virgin Radio 2015
80 65 10 Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems
81 61 05 Taylor Swift – 1989
82 112 58 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
83 91 11 Various Artists – Noël 2010
84 62 04 Calvin Harris – Motion
85 49 04 Akhenaton – Je Suis En Vie
86 45 04 Various Artists – Les Années Barbelivien
87 60 07 Various Artists – Les Enfants Du Top 50
88 53 04 André Rieu – Un Amour A Venise
89 79 26 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
90 105 23 Ed Sheeran – x
91 74 13 Lacrim – Corleone
92 69 08 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2014 Vol. 2
93 85 80 Maître Gims – Subliminal
94 78 13 Maroon 5 – V
95 87 10 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek
96 54 04 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu 2014, Vol. 2
97 89 15 Zaz – Coffret 2 CD
98 97 14 Ariana Grande – My Everything
99 72 06 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2015
100 102 14 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
101 104 07 Jean-Louis Murat – Babel
102 93 02 Various Artists – La Fête De La Chanson Française 2015
103 92 82 Zaz – Recto Verso
104 88 07 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV
105 76 04 Nemanja Radulovic – Carnets De Voyage
106 94 20 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
107 71 40 James Blunt – Moon Landing
108 100 87 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
109 103 167 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
110 96 25 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
111 134 03 Various Artists – Joyeux Noël
112 99 90 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
113 107 08 Ma2x – Ma2x
114 124 02 Natalie Dessay – De L’Opéra A La Chanson
115 156 14 David Carreira – Tout Recommencer
116 108 07 Cecilia Bartoli – St. Petersburg
117 101 80 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
118 121 75 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
119 98 04 Various Artists – Hits Dance 2015
120 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Plus Belles Voix Chérie FM 2015
121 95 10 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014 Vol. 2
122 106 05 Mike Brant – L’Inoubliable
123 82 03 Soeur Cristina – Soeur Cristina
124 116 46 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
125 86 05 Charles Pasi – Sometimes Awake
126 83 03 Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways
127 NE 01 Various Artists – FG Tendances #Electro 2015
128 41 02 Hans Zimmer – Interstellar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
129 120 03 Emma Louise – Vs Head Vs Heart
130 142 141 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
131 114 03 Various Artists – 100 Tubes 2015
132 111 09 The Dø – Shake Shook Shaken
133 113 60 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
134 109 69 Joe Dassin – Joe Dassin Eternel…
135 117 14 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
136 193 24 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
137 118 03 Various Artists – Autour De Nina
138 147 143 Stromae – Cheese
139 133 24 Jul – Lacrizeomic
140 129 02 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone + Live 2014
141 NE 01 Rick Ross – Hood Billionaire
142 160 31 Renaud – Le Plein De Super !
143 127 08 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes (Live 2013-14)
144 115 03 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Anthology
145 125 39 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
146 169 08 Various Artists – Christmas Crooners Pop-Up
147 148 35 Disclosure – Settle
148 126 37 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
149 157 04 Johnny Hallyday – Les 100 Plus Belles Chansons
150 155 06 Frédéric François – 30 Ans D’Olympia (Live 2014)
151 130 40 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
152 190 17 AC/DC – Back In Black
153 84 02 Various Artists – Pop Rock Station By Zegut Vol. 3
154 122 109 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?
155 132 19 Pink Floyd – The Wall 2011 – Remaster
156 181 11 Les Joyeux Enfants De Noël – Bundle Bonnet Lumineux + Les 30 Plus Belles Chansons De Noël
157 164 36 Kyo – L’Equilibre
158 123 06 Slipknot – .5: The Gray Chapter
159 179 07 Various Artists – Violetta – Coffret Saison 1 Et 2
160 136 10 Alt-J – This Is All Yours
161 144 05 Various Artists – Dance Kids 2015
162 135 06 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2014 Vol. 2
163 77 04 Johnny Hallyday – Hollywood
164 154 10 Sanseverino – Le Petit Bal Perdu
165 149 77 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
166 161 61 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
167 182 33 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
168 205 43 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
169 143 246 Zaz – Zaz
170 146 10 Arthur H – Soleil Dedans
171 137 27 Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here 2011 – Remaster
172 NE 01 Various Artists – Nova Danse
173 177 28 Magic System – Africainement Vôtre
174 171 08 Jamie Cullum – Interlude
175 178 35 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
176 165 14 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014 Vol. 2
177 140 08 Various Artists – M6 Teen Hits Vol. 2
178 163 11 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss, Vol. 2
179 80 02 Various Artists – The Art Of McCartney
180 141 10 Lindsey Stirling – Shatter Me
181 RE 10 AC/DC – Highway To Hell
182 185 58 Katy Perry – PRISM
183 231 58 AC/DC – Live
184 173 201 Adele – 21
185 RE 02 Renaud – Les 100 Plus Belles Chansons
186 176 62 Vincent Niclo – Luis
187 166 29 Michael Jackson – Xscape
188 197 50 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
189 180 49 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
190 145 05 Led Zeppelin – Houses Of The Holy
191 NE 01 Björk – Biophilia Live
192 195 56 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
193 158 04 Adrien Gallo – Gemini
194 RE 08 Prince – Art Official Age
195 128 03 Machine Head – Bloodstone & Diamonds
196 199 06 Louis Delort & The Sheperds – Louis Delort & The Sheperds
197 172 14 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
198 174 28 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
199 168 11 Louis Bertignac – Suis-Moi
200 152 06 Maska – Espace Temps
201 202 13 Bruno Mars – Coffret 2 CD : Unorthodox Jukebox + Doo-Wops & Hooligans
202 209 05 Henri Dès – 50 Ans De Chansons
203 NE 01 Various Artists – Latina Hits 2015
204 167 08 Various Artists – Spirit Of Années 80
205 153 04 Damien Rice – My Favourite Faded Fantasy
206 RE 11 Camélia Jordana – Dans La Peau
207 237 07 Robin Schulz – Prayer
208 206 29 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
209 203 12 Various Artists – Princesses : Les Plus Belles Chansons
210 220 42 Alain Bashung – Fantaisie Militaire
211 218 61 Agnes Obel – Aventine
212 235 88 Woodkid – The Golden Age
213 213 64 Zaz – Zaz/Sans Tsu Tsou
214 151 08 Cécile Corbel – La Fiancée
215 187 11 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy : Awesome Mix Vol. 1
216 150 03 Various Artists – Eden
217 184 04 Various Artists – Les Voix Célestes – Radio Classique
218 NE 01 Dagoba – Hellfest 2014
219 238 17 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney
220 162 03 Ez3kiel – Lux
221 200 105 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
222 66 02 Within Temptation – Let Us Burn (Elements & Hydra Live)
223 RE 73 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
224 210 09 Tove Lo – Queen Of The Clouds
225 216 27 OneRepublic – Native
226 170 18 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone
227 196 05 Vox Angeli – Amour Et Paix
228 RE 32 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
229 230 08 Various Artists – Spirit Of Chansons Françaises
230 246 07 Le Monde Des Petits Lou – Coffret
231 183 24 Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
232 192 06 Pink Floyd – The Division Bell 2011 – Remaster
233 247 275 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
234 201 54 Détroit – Horizons
235 NE 01 Various Artists – 100 Hits Winter 2014
236 226 06 Maxime Le Forestier – Olympia 2014
237 81 02 Admiral T – I Am Christy Campbell
238 239 09 Genesis – R-Kive
239 NE 01 Various Artists – Le Coffret De Noël 2014
240 175 04 Neil Young – Storytone
241 227 05 Various Artists – Coffret 2CD – 80 Comptines A Mimer Et Jeux De Doigts 60 Comptines Pour La Danse Et L’Eveil Corporel
242 191 04 Bob Dylan & The Band – The Basement Tapes Raw : The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
243 RE 07 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
244 188 06 Baxter Dury – It’s A Pleasure
245 NE 01 Pitbull – Globalization
246 RE 16 Ásgeir – In The Silence
247 243 04 Wax Tailor – Phonovisions Symphonic Orchestra
248 223 06 Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were
249 RE 100 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
250 90 02 Nickelback – No Fixed Address