France best selling albums ever:
Morgane De Toi By Renaud (1983)

Years before Francis Cabrel and Jean-Jacques Goldman had a similar career trajectory, Renaud was one of the first Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Morgane De Toi By Renaud (1983)”

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:
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:
Ocarina by Jean-Philippe Audin & Diego Modena (1991)

The busy year 1992 was a year dominated by a few of the biggest artists ever in France including Michael Jackson, Patrick Bruel, Michel Sardou and… Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Ocarina by Jean-Philippe Audin & Diego Modena (1991)”

France best selling albums ever:
Dangerous by Michael Jackson (1991)

Michael Jackson was all over the place during the 80s, releasing two monster sellers Thriller (1982) and Bad (1987). Follow up album, 1991 release Dangerous, was a Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Dangerous by Michael Jackson (1991)”

France best selling albums ever:
Samedi Soir Sur La Terre by Francis Cabrel (1994)

If the period 1997-2002 saw many albums reach blockbuster status, in the first half of the 90s much less albums got really big, but Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Samedi Soir Sur La Terre by Francis Cabrel (1994)”

France best selling albums ever:
HIStory by Michael Jackson (1995)

Following three consecutive albums from Michael Jackson which sold well over a million each – a record for an international artist – HIStory was hugely anticipated. Priced two times the average and weirdly Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: HIStory by Michael Jackson (1995)”

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)”