France best selling albums ever:
Femmes D’Aujourd’hui by Jeanne Mas (1986)

Just after Michael Jackson improved immensely the profile of music videos and MTV, a group of female singers came from obscurity to spotlights. The World got Madonna and Whitney Houston leading the pack. France on its side had Mylène Farmer, Patricia Kaas and Vanessa Paradis. Those are the most remembered but many others did quite well in first place and since disappeared. The biggest such flying star was undoubtedly  Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Femmes D’Aujourd’hui by Jeanne Mas (1986)”

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 Album Sales: Madonna

Madonna Drawing

When you check some charts from 30 years ago, you don’t expect to see many relevant artists in 2016 on it. In May, 17, 1986, the greatest era of Madonna career started as Continue reading “France Album Sales: Madonna”

France best selling albums ever:
Chambre Avec Vue by Henri Salvador (2000)

The story of a jazzman in the 1930s who get a ground-breaking, million selling album of fresh new songs in year 2000 sounds like the pitch of a truly bad Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Chambre Avec Vue by Henri Salvador (2000)”