Tuesday, October 04, 2016

French Sweep: October 4, 2016...


Here's the top ten hits in France this week, according to their official singles chart...

1. "Starboy" - The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk (DEBUT)
2. "Lost On You" - LP (1)
3. "Let Me Love You" - DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber (3)
4. "Désenchantée" - Mylene Farmer (RE-ENTRY)
5. "Don't You Know" - KUNGS featuring Jamie N Commons (8)
6. "Encore Un Soir" - Celine Dion (7)
7. "Heartbeat" - Richard Orlinski & Eva Simons (RE-ENTRY)

8. "The Greatest" - Sia (RE-ENTRY)
9. "This Girl" - KUNGS vs. Cookin' On 3 Burners (5)
10. "Un Homme Debout" - Claudio Capeo (10)

The Weeknd cut his hair and returns to the chart this week all the way up at #1 (up from #30) with "Starboy" featuring French electro-dance duo Daft Punk. It's his first chart-topper in this country, and the title track from his upcoming November release...


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National treasure Mylene Farmer makes a grand re-entry to the chart at #4 with a song she spent nine weeks at #1 here in 1991, "Désenchantée" ("Disenchanted")...


Further down the chart, Parisian trop-house music DJ The Parakit comes in at #33 with "Save Me" featuring vocals by Alden Jacob...


Mysterious French dance act Sound Of Legend lands at #38 with "Blue", a cover of the Eiffel 65 Eurodance smash from 1999...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in France, Encore Un Soir from Celine Dion returns to #1...

Vincent Niclo, an incredibly handsome crossover classical tenor from Paris, arrives at #3 with 5.Ø...


Canadian songstress Lynda Lemay, from Portneuf in Quebec, comes in at #5 with Décibels et des silences. She had back-to-back #1 albums in 2000 with Du coq à l'âme and Les lettres rouges...


Bruce Springsteen lands at #8 with Chapter and Verse, a companion to his autobiography...








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