Tuesday, November 01, 2016

French Sweep: November 1, 2016...






Here's the top ten hits in France this week, according to their official charts, as artist Richard Orlinski and singer Eva Simons race to #1 with "Heartbeat", the first time for either...

1. "Heartbeat" - Richard Orlinski & Eva Simons (10)
2. "Lost On You" - LP (3)
3. "Le Lac" - Julien Dore (1)
4. "24K Magic" - Bruno Mars (2)
5. "The Greatest" - Sia featuring Kendrick Lamar (6)
6. "I Feel So Bad" - KUNGS featuring Ephemerals (DEBUT)
7. "Human" - Rag N' Bone Man (DEBUT)
8. "Starboy" - The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk (5)
9. "En Feu" - Soprano (4)
10. "Cette Annee-la" - M. Pokora (RE-ENTRY)

KUNGS, aka DJ/producer Valentin Brunel from Aix-En-Provence, scores his third top ten hit in his home country with "I Feel So Bad" featuring Ephemerals. All will be on his debut album Layers, coming out on the 4th...


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British blues-rock singer Rag N' Bone Man (Rory Graham) takes his #1 German hit "Human" to this country at #7....


Further down the chart, rapper Jul slips into the top-40 with "On M'Appelle L'onvi" ("They Call Me The Alien")...

Meanwhile, on the albums chart in this country, French pop singer M. Pokora lands his fourth #1 album with My Way. His first, Player, came ten years ago. (Lead single "Cette Annee-La" leaps back into the top 10 at #10)


French pop legend Johnny Hallyday moves in at #3 with his Rester Vivant Tour ("Staying Alive Tour"). He's been to #1 a whopping 15 times, including the Rester Vivant album this live set is named for. Mind you, he's 73 years old...


Even older than Johnny is 82-year-old Canadian poet Leonard Cohen, who enters at #4 with his You Want It Darker album. In 2014 his Popular Problems record peaked at #2 here...


Danish indie-folk artist Agnes Obel strums in at #6 with her Citizen Of Glass effort. Her last, Aventine, made it to #2 in this country...


All of Lady Gaga's five full-length LPs have reached the top ten in France now as her latest, Joanne, debuts at #9...



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