Week Ending 22nd February 2015 / Albums Chart

Fauve get their first Number One LP as Vieux Frères – Partie 2 enters straight to the top of the French albums chart with 21,600 copies sold. Vieux Frères – Partie 1 opened and peaked at number two in February 2014, but with 29,831 sales.

Christine And The Queens has to wait for another week to reach the top spot as Chaleur Humaine is a non-mover at two in its ninth week in the top 10 (18,000 sales / -6%). The soundtrack to Cinquante Nuances De Grey (Fifty Shades Of Grey) is up one at number three in its second week on the chart (15,300 sales / -9%). In its 24th week inside the ten best-sellers, Kendji Girac‘s eponymous album moves back up one place at four (13,000 sales / -21%).

In his 27th week in the top 10, Calogero slips two at number five with Les Feux D’Artifice (10,700 sales / -37%). Black M stays at six with Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde in his 27th week inside the ten best-selling LPs (10,500 sales / -17%).

Texas 25 is new at number seven for Texas (10,400 sales). They reached number two with both White On Blonde (in February 1997) and The Hush (in May 1999). After two consecutive weeks at the top, M. Pokora is down to eight with R.E.D..

Smoke + Mirrors gives Imagine Dragons their first top 10 LP in France as it debuts at number nine (8,100 sales). Night Visions peaked at 15 in July 2014. There is no change at ten for The Avener with The Wanderings Of The Avener in his fifth week in the top 10 (5,700 sales / -13%).

Three albums drop out of the top 10 this week. Julien Doré‘s Løve slips three places at eleven in its 69th week inside the top 250 (5,700 sales / -15%). Indila falls seven at number 16 with Mini World in her 52nd week on the chart. The album has now spent an entire year inside the top 21 ! After two weeks inside the ten best-sellers, Diana Krall moves down twelve places at 19 with Wallflower.

Violetta : Le Best Of opens at number twelve (5,500 sales).  Ibeyi‘s self-titled LP is new at 15 with 5,000 copies sold. In his sixth week on the chart, Benjamin Clementine climbs five places at 17 with At Least For Now. It’s a very good week for Anaïs Delva, her Anaïs Delva Et Les Princesses Disney is up 15 at number 18 in its second week inside the top 250.

The soundtrack to La Reine Des Neiges (Frozen) moves back up nine places at 22 in its 64th week on the chart. It was number five in February and April 2014. Another one, La Famille Bélier jumps from 37 to number 34 in its tenth week inside the 250 best-sellers. From Darkness enters at 55 for Avishai Cohen Trio. It’s their highest charting album, Gently Disturbed reached number 127 in May 2008. As a solo act, Avishai Cohen peaked at 58 in March 2011 with Seven Seas.

Have a great seven days !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Fauve – Vieux Frères – Partie 2
02 02 38 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
03 04 02 Soundtrack – Cinquante Nuances De Grey
04 05 24 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
05 03 27 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
06 06 47 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
07 NE 01 Texas – Texas 25
08 01 03 M. Pokora – R.E.D.
09 NE 01 Imagine Dragons – Smoke + Mirrors
10 10 05 The Avener – The Wanderings Of The Avener
11 08 69 Julien Doré – Løve
12 NE 01 Various Artists – Violetta : Le Best Of
13 12 02 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits
14 15 35 Ed Sheeran – x
15 NE 01 Ibeyi – Ibeyi
16 09 52 Indila – Mini World
17 22 06 Benjamin Clementine – At Least For Now
18 33 02 Anaïs Delva – Anaïs Delva Et Les Princesses Disney
19 07 03 Diana Krall – Wallflower
20 16 33 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
21 14 13 Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy – Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy
22 31 64 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
23 23 19 Soprano – Cosmopolitanie
24 17 31 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
25 13 02 Various Artists – 66 Hits 2015
26 18 11 Jul – Je Trouve Pas Le Sommeil
27 19 14 Brigitte – A Bouche Que Veux-Tu
28 24 79 Stromae – Racine Carrée
29 20 11 Vincent Niclo – Ce Que Je Suis
30 32 02 Various Artists – 30 Ans Victoires De La Musique
31 21 06 Asaf Avidan – Gold Shadow
32 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2015
33 11 02 Julien Doré – Løve Live
34 37 10 Soundtrack – La Famille Bélier
35 28 17 Amaury Vassili – Amaury Vassili Chante Mike Brant
36 30 32 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
37 48 27 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
38 27 15 Zaz – Paris
39 38 04 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2015
40 34 13 David Guetta – Listen
41 41 12 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards 2014
42 26 12 AC/DC – Rock Or Bust
43 45 05 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2015
44 40 03 Véronique Sanson – Les Années Américaines
45 43 09 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2015
46 29 04 Charlie Winston – Curio City
47 49 11 Vianney – Idées Blanches
48 25 03 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2015
49 NE 01 Various Artists – 60 Hits Winter 2015
50 36 04 Alonzo – Règlement De Comptes
51 46 06 Hozier – Hozier
52 44 12 Christophe Willem – Paraît-Il
53 35 14 Johnny Hallyday – Rester Vivant
54 50 76 London Grammar – If You Wait
55 NE 01 Avishai Cohen Trio – From Darkness
56 47 111 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
57 52 92 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
58 54 17 Various Artists – Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes)
59 65 99 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
60 74 21 The Dø – Shake Shook Shaken
61 NE 01 Various Artists – H1ts 2015 Vol. 2
62 58 94 Zaz – Recto Verso
63 187 52 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
64 57 40 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
65 63 92 Maître Gims – Subliminal
66 71 76 Tal – A L’Infini
67 79 16 Julien Clerc – Partout La Musique Vient
68 42 02 Charli XCX – Sucker
69 91 19 Dany Brillant – Le Dernier Romantique
70 56 06 Mark Ronson – Uptown Special
71 53 68 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
72 51 15 Pink Floyd – The Endless River
73 61 05 Marilyn Manson – The Pale Emperor
74 55 02 Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
75 64 04 Demis Roussos – The Phenomenon 1968-1998
76 59 05 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2015
77 84 25 Maroon 5 – V
78 214 81 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
79 82 155 Stromae – Cheese
80 77 101 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
81 73 18 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen Vol. 2
82 129 55 Fauve – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
83 72 21 Les Stentors – Rendez-Vous Au Cinéma
84 88 67 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
85 76 24 George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
86 68 06 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2015
87 92 100 Woodkid – The Golden Age
88 78 13 Shy’m – Solitaire
89 85 17 Taylor Swift – 1989
90 70 13 Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine – Stratégie De L’Inespoir
91 89 30 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
92 69 03 Bob Dylan – Shadows In The Night
93 98 153 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
94 66 20 U2 – Songs Of Innocence
95 60 15 Maria Callas – Maria Callas : La Renaissance D’Une Voix
96 67 11 Patrick Bruel – Live 2014
97 75 13 Bernard Lavilliers – Acoustique
98 81 06 Lino – Requiem
99 90 13 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Ensemble
100 95 258 Zaz – Zaz
101 102 89 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
102 130 77 Texas – The Conversation
103 111 26 Ariana Grande – My Everything
104 103 13 Tal – A L’Infini/Live Tour
105 106 06 Various Artists – Hits Hiver 2015
106 115 287 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
107 83 03 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 3.1
108 100 16 Various Artists – We Love Disney 2
109 39 02 Christine And The Queens – iTunes Session
110 109 46 Les Prêtres – Amen
111 97 21 Elsa Esnoult – Pour Toi
112 NE 01 Pierre Bachelet – 10 Ans De Bachelet Pour Toujours
113 80 17 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud 2
114 93 22 Lenny Kravitz – Strut
115 105 14 Ibrahim Maalouf / Oxmo Puccino – Au Pays D’Alice
116 RE 65 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
117 110 10 Various Artists – Skyrock
118 87 11 Les Enfoirés – Les Enfoirés En Choeur De 1985 A Aujourd’Hui
119 128 10 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2015
120 122 152 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
121 107 42 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments – Best Of
122 145 44 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
123 96 06 Archive – Restriction
124 231 83 Fauve – Blizzard
125 132 137 Nirvana – Nevermind
126 101 13 Frank Michael – Bonjour L’Amour
127 182 04 Curtis Harding – Soul Power
128 NE 01 Keblack – Tout Va Bien
129 114 25 Lacrim – Corleone
130 NE 01 Nightwish – Elan
131 125 73 Agnes Obel – Aventine
132 147 31 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
133 NE 01 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Easy Skanking In Boston ’78
134 204 37 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
135 117 14 One Direction – FOUR
136 172 171 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
137 NE 01 Blackberry Smoke – Holding All The Roses
138 118 40 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
139 152 68 Arctic Monkeys – AM
140 86 10 Various Artists – Dirty Dancing (L’Histoire Originale Sur Scène)
141 119 22 Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems
142 123 14 Akhenaton – Je Suis En Vie
143 112 16 Shaka Ponk – The Black Pixel Ape (Drinking Cigarettes To Take A Break)
144 NE 01 Warning – Métamorphose
145 142 117 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
146 116 47 James Blunt – Moon Landing
147 148 52 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
148 120 03 Blacko – Le Temps Est Compté
149 155 110 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
150 94 03 Rone – Creatures
151 NE 01 Carl Barat And The Jackals – Let It Reign
152 225 07 Yseult – Yseult
153 160 117 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes?
154 175 179 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
155 124 10 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2015
156 62 02 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon Tour
157 99 03 Various Artists – 40 Love 2015
158 150 85 Vincent Niclo – Opéra Rouge
159 159 86 Muse – The 2nd Law
160 180 06 Meghan Trainor – Title
161 183 183 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
162 192 12 Nolwenn Leroy – O Tour De L’Eau
163 134 04 Anouar Brahem – Souvenance
164 127 07 Renaud – Intégrale Renaud
165 113 12 Indochine – Black City Tour
166 135 12 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies & International Friends
167 NE 01 Sol Gabetta – The Chopin Album
168 186 126 Birdy – Birdy
169 168 79 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
170 191 41 Birdy – Fire Within
171 126 11 Hélène Ségara – Tout Commence Aujourd’Hui
172 RE 10 Robin Schulz – Prayer
173 196 74 Avicii – True
174 156 16 Calvin Harris – Motion
175 194 70 Katy Perry – PRISM
176 166 179 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
177 138 16 Various Artists – Les Vieilles Canailles
178 161 99 Michael Jackson – Thriller
179 158 42 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
180 164 56 ABBA – 18 Hits
181 136 102 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
182 151 70 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
183 232 146 Rihanna – Loud
184 146 05 Demi-Portion – Dragon Rash
185 140 15 Emma Louise – Vs Head Vs Heart
186 137 26 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
187 189 90 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
188 185 90 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
189 234 56 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
190 205 05 Fall Out Boy – American Beauty / American Psycho
191 165 02 Coldplay – Ghost Stories Live 2014
192 199 46 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
193 223 64 Various Artists – We Love Disney
194 169 13 Various Artists – Party Fun 2015
195 144 14 Salvatore Adamo – Adamo Chante Bécaud
196 153 17 Mike Brant – L’Inoubliable
197 207 36 Jul – Lacrizeomic
198 241 19 Royal Blood – Royal Blood
199 184 26 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
200 157 106 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
201 RE 04 Etienne De Crécy – Super Discount 3
202 131 26 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
203 212 38 OneRepublic – Native
204 218 22 Lindsey Stirling – Shatter Me
205 163 39 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
206 203 36 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
207 NE 01 Various Artists – Violetta – Chanter Ce Que Je Suis
208 181 13 La Fouine – Capitale Du Crime 4
209 104 02 Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
210 NE 01 Various Artists – Chansons Tendres De Chez Nous Vol. 1
211 173 05 Hanni El Khatib – Moonlight
212 179 29 AC/DC – Back In Black
213 210 43 Ed Sheeran – +
214 RE 62 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
215 220 64 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
216 221 221 Muse – The Resistance
217 209 73 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
218 133 37 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
219 198 157 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
220 233 266 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
221 RE 35 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
222 RE 10 Charles Pasi – Sometimes Awake
223 235 67 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
224 RE 37 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
225 227 94 Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way
226 177 03 Kid Ink – Full Speed
227 195 12 Louis Delort & The Shepherds – Louis Delort & The Shepherds
228 170 15 Queen – Queen Forever
229 236 128 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
230 202 04 Kitty, Daisy & Lewis – The Third
231 RE 21 David Carreira – Tout Recommencer
232 RE 25 Francis Cabrel – L’Essentiel (1977-2007)
233 RE 62 Neil Young – Harvest
234 240 62 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
235 RE 162 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
236 143 03 Various Artists – 40 Tubes Love
237 RE 04 Féloche – Silbo
238 174 51 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
239 RE 21 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy : Awesome Mix Vol. 1
240 RE 93 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
241 RE 141 Daft Punk – Discovery
242 197 106 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
243 171 12 Tryo – Né Quelque Part
244 RE 31 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
245 226 12 Cascadeur – Ghost Surfer
246 249 77 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
247 224 04 Various Artists – En Mode Ragga Reggaeton
248 RE 03 Rivière Noire – Rivière Noire
249 154 04 Joey Bada$$ – B4.DA.$$
250 245 119 The Black Keys – El Camino