iTunes France: the Olympics live on in chart-topping music

The music of the London Olympics closing ceremony, brought together in a collection titled A Symphony of British Music, went straight to the top of this week's iTunes chart in France.

On the singles chart, Alex Ferrari (Bara Bara Bere Bere) took over from Carly Rae Jepsen (Call Me Maybe) in top place.

Official iTunes France charts for August 13-19:

Top 10 Albums

1 Various Artists, A Symphony of British Music
2 Sexion d'Assaut, L'Apogée
3 Various Artists, Party Fun Summer 2012
4  Dead Can Dance, Anastasis
5 Various Artists, Project X (soundtrack)
6 Various Artists, Zumba Fitness Dance Party 2012
7 Various Artists, NRJ Summer Hits Only - 2012
8  C2C, Down the Road (EP)
9 Various Artists, NRJ Extravadance 2012, Vol. 2
10 Adele, 21

Top 10 Singles

1  Alex Ferrari, Bara Bara Bere Bere
2, This Is Love (feat. Eva Simons)
3 Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe
4 Sexion d'Assaut, Wati House
5  Pitbull, Back In Time (From "Men In Black III")
6  R.I.O., Party Shaker (feat. Nicco)
7 Gotye, Somebody That I Used to Know (feat. Kimbra)
8 Birdy, Skinny Love
9 Dj Mam's, Zumba He Zumba Ha (feat. Jessy Matador & Luis Guisao)
10 Lykke Li, I Follow Rivers (The Magician Remix)