France Album Sales: Red Hot Chili Peppers

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TOTAL ALBUM SALES IN FRANCE

Studio Albums

1984 The Red Hot Chili Peppers – 25,000
1985 Freaky Styley  – 30,000
1987 The Uplift Mofo Party Plan – 25,000
1989 Mother’s Milk – 45,000
1991 Blood Sugar Sex Magik – 490,000
1995 One Hot Minute – 475,000
1999 Californication  – 555,000
2002 By The Way – 410,000
2006 Stadium Arcadium – 240,000
2011 I’m With You – 140,000

Compilation Albums

1992 What Hits!? – 70,000
2003 Greatest Hits – 360,000

Live Albums

2004 Live In Hyde Park – 100,000

Red Hot Chili Peppers sold a total of 2,965,000 albums in France.

As usual, feel free to comment and / or ask a question!

Sources: SNEP, IFOP, GFK, Spotify.

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Nirvanamusic

Hi there. Very interesting info I used to like them but hold no interest now.

Could you do Take That next please?

Nirvanamusic

Thanks for that! Yeah Nirvana and My Chemical Romance are my absolute favourites but I can’t resist Take That’s pop music/songs either..! Must be a British thing by looks of those sales!
Thanks

Luminator

Great mix of different artists so far! Keep on adding more and more artists!

Can you do Mariah Carey next?

divinedhammer

Hi MJD; recently I read the book American Popular Music. in the book I read the some sentence, France has the 7% market share of worldwide pop markets. I believe Musicians who hit the chart in the France could have the big seller. if some musician sells a lot of records in the U.S, they didn’t sell the records much worldwide. what do you think? still France is big market place in the world? and more 7% now? thanks.

SH.H

thanks MJD, actually I just watched your statics before and I was so interested in those datum. South Korea is unusual country like France for album sales. maybe Oasis, Coldplay and Radiohead are big 3 in this country. Metallica and RHCP are also popular here. you know those bands have a gigs here. some of them already made more than 3 times. Foo Fighters did it in 2015. Nirvana is the only popular american band without gigs here. so I’m curious Nirvana and RHCP. around 2011, I read your article of both 2 bands. RHCP was 69.6 million and Nirvana… Read more »

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