France Best Selling Albums Ever:
All-Time Ranking (2016)

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INTRODUCTION

Both steps are completed – updating all previously posted million selling albums with their 2016 sales plus adding all new albums over that mark. The only thing left is to compile everything together to build the France best Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: All-Time Ranking (2016)”

France best selling albums ever:
Mon Frère by Maxime Le Forestier (1972)

As you may know, establishing a list of all-time best selling albums is a very difficult target. I’m fairly satisfied with the results of all the work that has been done over the last 12 months to compile such a ranking for sales in France. It doesn’t mean Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Mon Frère by Maxime Le Forestier (1972)”

France Best Selling Albums Ever:
Update Part 5

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Things are getting serious! After going over nearly 100 albums, we reach the Part 5 out of 7 blocks of updates. All albums listed from now are Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: Update Part 5”

France Best Selling Albums Ever:
Update Part 4

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At last! After going through 3 parts of our comprehensive list of 2016 sales updates for all 168 million selling albums, we end up reaching the 92 albums that Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: Update Part 4”

France Best Selling Albums Ever:
Update Part 2

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A couple of days ago, I posted the list of 23 albums which appear to be completely forgotten among the 168 albums that ever sold over a million copies in France. Today, we reach the second part of this extensive update, listing 28 more Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: Update Part 2”

France Album Sales: Mylène Farmer

Mylène Farmer mai 2015!

Almost exactly 30 years ago way back in November 1986, a new artist was enjoying her first big hit by reaching the Top 10 Singles Chart. What seems to be a random Continue reading “France Album Sales: Mylène Farmer”

France Best Selling Albums Ever:
All-Time Ranking (2015)

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INTRODUCTION

Yes, it is not only over for the 70s, this study is now completely over! At least for the million sellers part as more will come as a bubbling under list! We have been carefully Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: All-Time Ranking (2015)”

France best selling albums ever:
Summary 1970-1979

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INTRODUCTION

It’s over! If few 70s albums made it past the million level, 21 in total, they were by very far the Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Summary 1970-1979”

France best selling albums ever:
Greatest Hits by Simon & Garfunkel (1972)

After five successful albums from 1964 to 1970 ended by the gigantic Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon & Garfunkel closed their Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Greatest Hits by Simon & Garfunkel (1972)”

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)”