France best selling albums ever:
Notre-Dame De Paris Musical (1998)

Even if legendary French musical Starmania was first released in 1978, albums related to the franchise sold over 2 million copies during the 90s. This gave Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Notre-Dame De Paris Musical (1998)”

France best selling albums ever:
Panique Celtique by Manau (1998)

Brittany, the region at the very west of France, always had a highly developed local culture. This can be verified in many aspects and music is no exception. From this region, Dan Ar Braz, Alan Stivell or more recently Nolwenn Leroy Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Panique Celtique by Manau (1998)”

France best selling albums ever:
S’Il Suffisait D’Aimer by Celine Dion (1998)

There is no secret that Celine Dion album D’Eux is the best selling of all-time in France. Written by Jean-Jacques Goldman, the winning pair joined their Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: S’Il Suffisait D’Aimer by Celine Dion (1998)”

France best selling albums ever:
Ray Of Light by Madonna (1998)

There is obviously no need to introduce Madonna, the best selling female artist of all-time worldwide. In France, as in most markets, she managed impressive sales throughout her career. Although, the early 90s weren’t that successful, with her four 90-96 studio albums averaging less than  Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Ray Of Light by Madonna (1998)”

France best selling albums ever:
Sang Pour Sang by Johnny Hallyday (1999)

When you are old enough to get your new album produced by your own son, I guess it tells something about your longevity, especially when you started at Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Sang Pour Sang by Johnny Hallyday (1999)”

France best selling albums ever:
Hors-Saison by Francis Cabrel (1999)

After two albums which sold over 4,5 million together, the 1999 comeback of Francis Cabrel was one of the most anticipated of all-time. Hardly Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Hors-Saison by Francis Cabrel (1999)”

France best selling albums ever:
Juste Avant by Patrick Bruel (1999)

By 1993, Patrick Bruel held the highest selling French album of all-time with his 1989 release Alors Regarde. As it often happens with such a sudden and disproportionate success, the singer suffered Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Juste Avant by Patrick Bruel (1999)”

France best selling albums ever:
Au Ras Des Pâquerettes by Alain Souchon (1999)

After eight up and down studio albums from 1974 to 1988 with mostly average sellers, Alain Souchon finally made it big at almost 50 in 1993 thanks to C’Est Déjà Ca album. Such unusual career path generated Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Au Ras Des Pâquerettes by Alain Souchon (1999)”