France best selling albums ever:
Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack (1977)

Worldwide, there was a strong debate until the beginning of 1978 about which album was the bestselling ever. Sound Of Music soundtrack, Led Zeppelin set IV, Abbey Road Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack (1977)”

France best selling albums ever:
Rêveries by Richard Clayderman (1979)

Years before saxophone had Kenny G and violin had Andre Rieu, the piano instrument also had his Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Rêveries by Richard Clayderman (1979)”

France best selling albums ever:
Les Lacs Du Connemara by Michel Sardou (1981)

It is almost a symbol that just after completing Jean-Jacques Goldman career, we enter into the Michel Sardou hey-days. France had three main Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Les Lacs Du Connemara by Michel Sardou (1981)”

France best selling albums ever:
Concert In Central Park by Simon & Garfunkel (1982)

Simon & Garfunkel had a very short career. Time wise it lasted six years with studio albums released from 1964 to 1970. Albums wise Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Concert In Central Park by Simon & Garfunkel (1982)”

France best selling albums ever:
Gold by ABBA (1992)

ABBA has the perfect profile of a large selling compilation acts with so-so studio album sales along with massive singles hit. To get into blockbuster sales status, one of their compilation thus barely needs Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Gold by ABBA (1992)”

France best selling albums ever:
D’Eux by Celine Dion (1995)

Celine Dion struggled to sell records in France. Yes, for real. Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: D’Eux by Celine Dion (1995)”

France best selling albums ever:
Summary 2000-2015

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Since almost three weeks we have been going threw all million selling albums since 2000 in France. Pre-2000 albums will Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Summary 2000-2015”

France best selling albums ever:
A La Vie, A La Mort by Johnny Hallyday (2002)

If one wonder how massive Johnny Hallyday is locally, let put it that way: He sold more records in France than the Beatles or Elvis Presley Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: A La Vie, A La Mort by Johnny Hallyday (2002)”

Music Industry, an infinite Journey:
Part I – The Past

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Hello everyone! Time has come to initiate a second Master Series – although France Best Selling Albums one will keep going just as strong! This fresh new series is titled Music Industry, an infinite Journey – Bye Bye Sales, Hello Subscription. Let me show you Continue reading “Music Industry, an infinite Journey: Part I – The Past”