France best selling albums ever:
C’Est La Belle Nuit De Noël by Tino Rossi (1973)

A very interesting point about French music industry is that you will not be able to identify artists similar to Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: C’Est La Belle Nuit De Noël by Tino Rossi (1973)”

France best selling albums ever:
Summary 1980-1989

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INTRODUCTION

After more than two weeks travelling over the 80s, the period is now complete. With the severe market crisis Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Summary 1980-1989”

France best selling albums ever:
Thriller by Michael Jackson (1982)

Do you feel there is something special? I have been doing studies about the music industry for well over a decade now, but it is always somehow different when you post something about Michael Jackson‘s Thriller. It is like watching a Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Thriller by Michael Jackson (1982)”

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)”