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)”

France best selling albums ever:
Suprême NTM by Suprême NTM (1998)

French hard core Rap band Suprême NTM, which has been strongly debated from their early (the fact NTM acronym stands for French translation of Fuck Your Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Suprême NTM by Suprême NTM (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)”