France best selling albums ever:
Entre Gris Clair Et Gris Foncé by Jean-Jacques Goldman (1987)

Coming back after his album Non Homologué, the only one which topped Dire Straits gigantic Brothers In Arms in 1985-6, Jean-Jacques Goldman was Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Entre Gris Clair Et Gris Foncé by Jean-Jacques Goldman (1987)”

France best selling albums ever:
Bad by Michael Jackson (1987)

During the three years since the end of Thriller promotional campaign Medias were looking for the artist that would be able to dislodge Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Bad by Michael Jackson (1987)”

France best selling albums ever:
Summary 1990-1999

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INTRODUCTION

It has now been one month since we entered into the 90s, I’m happy to have now complete that heavy period. An impressive total of  Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Summary 1990-1999”

France best selling albums ever:
Scène De Vie by Patricia Kaas (1990)

Releasing a sophomore album 18 months after the debut is quite normal. Doing it while your debut album is still Top 10 is much more atypical, let alone when Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Scène De Vie by Patricia Kaas (1990)”

France best selling albums ever:
Serious Hits… Live by Phil Collins (1990)

Never ending talks about divas or Michael Jackson vs Elvis Presley stories often overshadow the success of some other artists. Phil Collins is one of them. We tend to forget that during the 80s his albums easily outsold those of Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Serious Hits… Live by Phil Collins (1990)”

France best selling albums ever:
The Immaculate Collection by Madonna (1990)

Many artists released compilations more comprehensive and richer than The Immaculate Collection hits package by Madonna, issued in 1990. Not many of those Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: The Immaculate Collection by Madonna (1990)”

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:
Pure by Lara Fabian (1996)

Presented in medias like the new Celine Dion, Lara Fabian is very far from having a career near to her fellow countrywoman. Ironically, one decade earlier they both Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Pure by Lara Fabian (1996)”

France best selling albums ever:
Romanza by Andrea Bocelli (1997)

Although he registered monster sales in both Italy and Germany among other countries prior 1997, in France Andrea Bocelli was still a Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Romanza by Andrea Bocelli (1997)”

France best selling albums ever:
Titanic Soundtrack by James Horner (1997)

Impressively, Titanic remains the most successful movie of all-time in France with almost 22 million persons seeing it on theaters. This is especially incredible considering how Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Titanic Soundtrack by James Horner (1997)”