France Album Sales: Sade

Sade en Chile

While compiling the 168 million selling albums in France – and there is still a couple of them being studied for potential inclusion – one album missing was Sade debut album Diamond Life. Often quoted among the very best selling albums ever in
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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:
Quelqu’un M’A Dit by Carla Bruni (2002)

At first one wouldn’t compare Carla Bruni to Yannick Noah. Looking at it more closely, not many people have been Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Quelqu’un M’A Dit by Carla Bruni (2002)”

France best selling albums ever:
Paradize by Indochine (2002)

French music scene has always been massively dominated by solo artists. We just ended to study million selling album Le Chemin by Kyo in 2003, but that is the exception rather than the standard. In fact, no band, local or international, sold a million copies of an album in France since that date. The country had in all its history a mere four truly big and cult bands, those are Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Paradize by Indochine (2002)”