France Album Sales: U2

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Among all classic rock bands, U2 has a pretty unique position for several reasons. Unlike most other bands that welcomed various members during their career, their Continue reading “France Album Sales: U2”

CSPC Battle: 1975 Monster Rock Albums

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Now that we defined the Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept, it is time to apply the method on a concrete example! This first clash will be a 5-way battle between some of the biggest rock acts of all-time: Pink Floyd, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith and Continue reading “CSPC Battle: 1975 Monster Rock Albums”

France Album Sales: Coldplay

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How do we classify Coldplay? They are too young to put them among the Classic Rock Bands group with the likes The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Queen or Led Zeppelin. They are too old to feature with among the young generation a la Continue reading “France Album Sales: Coldplay”

France best selling albums ever:
Harvest by Neil Young (1972)

From 1966 to 1971, Neil Young has been busy registering records with Buffalo Springfield, with Crosby, Stills & Nash trio or as a solo artist. If his popularity Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Harvest by Neil Young (1972)”

France best selling albums ever:
Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd (1973)

Less than six years after their debut, cult band Pink Floyd was up to its eight album in March 1973 when they issued Dark Side Of The Moon. While their popularity was Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd (1973)”

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:
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)”

The Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept (CSPC) : Introduction

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INTRODUCTION

Hello everyone! Let me introduce this third Master Series with this few words: Facts can also lie.

Katy Perry sold more records than Dire Straits, Bon Jovi and the Guns N’ Roses. White Christmas by Bing Crosby and Candle In The Wind by Elton John are the two bestselling singles of all-time. Mariah Carey Continue reading “The Commensurate Sales to Popularity Concept (CSPC) : Introduction”