A Flock of Seagulls discography

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A Flock of Seagulls discography
Releases
Studio albums 5
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 11
EPs 2
Singles 16
Video albums 1

The following is a complete list of recordings by the English new wave band A Flock of Seagulls.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions Certification
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN GER
[3]
NL
[4]
NZ
[5]
SWE
[6]
US
[7]
1982 A Flock of Seagulls
  • Released: April 1982
  • Label: Jive Records
32 19 5 26 6 32 10
1983 Listen
  • Released: May 1983
  • Label: Zomba Records
16 90 12 14 47 5 44 16
1984 The Story of a Young Heart
  • Released: August 1984
  • Label: Jive/Arista
30 32 31 17 36 67
1985 Dream Come True
  • Released: 1985 (UK), March 1986 (US)
  • Label: Jive Records
1995 The Light at the End of the World
  • Released: 14 March 1995
  • Label: Big Shot Records

Extended Plays[edit]

  • Modern Love is Automatic (1981)
  • Magic (1989)

Compilation albums[edit]

Live Albums[edit]

  • A Flock of Seagulls – Live (1982)
  • I Ran (1999)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album Chart positions
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN FRA GER
[3]
IRL
[10]
NL
[4]
NZ
[11]
US Hot 100
[7]
US MSR
[7]
US Dance
[7]
1981 "(It's Not Me) Talking" [A] Listen (1983 recording) 78
[A]
"Telecommunication" A Flock of Seagulls 19
[B]
1982 "I Ran (So Far Away)" 43 1 26 3[12] 31 46 7 9 3 8
"Space Age Love Song" 34 68 31 30 59
"Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)" Listen 10 46 8[13] 1[13] 37 6 44 33 26 3 62
1983 "Nightmares" 53
"Transfer Affection" 38 22 43
1984 "The More You Live, the More You Love" The Story of a Young Heart 26 45[14] 37 16 32 56 10
"Never Again (The Dancer)"
"Remember David"
1985 "Who's That Girl (She's Got It)" Dream Come True 66
1986 "Heartbeat Like a Drum"
1989 "Magic" [C] The Light at the End of the World
1995 "Burnin' Up"
1996 "Rainfall" [D]
2007 "I Ran (So Far Away)" (A Flock of Seagulls vs. The Angry Kids)
  • A^ "(It's Not Me) Talking" was released on three separate occasions. Originally as a single in May 1981 on Cocteau Records charting at #45 on the UK Indie Chart.[15] Cocteau Records re-released the single in the wake of "Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)" in 1983, where it peaked at #22 on the UK Indie Chart.[15] Finally, the group released a re-recorded version of the song as a single in August 1983 which charted at #78 on the UK Singles Chart.
  • B^ "Telecommunication" charted together with "Modern Love Is Automatic" as a double A-side single on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.
  • C^ "Magic" was released a second time as a single in 1995 to promote the group's fifth studio album. It did not chart.
  • D^ "Rainfall" was released a second time as a single in 2000. It did not chart.

Video albums[edit]

Year Title Format
1984 Through the Looking Glass
  • Notes: Features A Flock of Seagulls songs from 1981–1984 and a brief interview.
VHS

Other Appearances[edit]

Year Title Album
1999 "All I Wanna Do" (Score Solo) Trackspotting V
2006 "This Used to Be My Playground" The World's Greatest 80's Tribute to Madonna

Rerecorded Discography (Internet-Only)[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

  • Standing in the Doorway (2012)
  • Space Age Love Song (2012)
  • Pick Me Up (2012)

Extended Plays[edit]

  • I Ran (So Far Away) (2007)

Compilations[edit]

  • I Ran: The Best of A Flock of Seagulls (Re-recorded Version) (2004)
  • Rock Masters: Live D.N.A. (2005)
  • Rock Masters: Modern Love is Automatic (2005)
  • Pure 80s Hits: A Flock of Seagulls (2008)
  • I Ran (So Far Away) – Greatest Hits (2009)

Singles[edit]

  • Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You) (2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A Flock Of Seagulls". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 4 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Kent, David Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. David Kent, 1993 ISBN 978-0-646-11917-5
  3. ^ a b "charts.de – Discographie A Flock of Seagulls". 2014 media control. Archived from the original on 25 March 2014. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Discografie A Flock of Seagulls". 2003–2014 Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 8 April 2014. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Steffen Hung. "A Flock Of Seagulls – A Flock Of Seagulls". charts.org.nz. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Discography A Flock of Seagulls". Swedishcharts.com. Archived from the original on 10 April 2014. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p4280
  8. ^ [1] Archived 17 January 2010 at WebCite
  9. ^ "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Archived from the original on 17 January 2010. 
  10. ^ Jaclyn Ward – Fireball Media Ltd. – http://www.fireballmedia.ie (1 October 1962). "The Irish Charts – All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Archived from the original on 10 November 2013. 
  11. ^ Steffen Hung. "New Zealand charts portal". charts.org.nz. Archived from the original on 17 April 2014. 
  12. ^ "The World's Music Charts (Songs from the Year 1982)". Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  13. ^ a b "The World's Music Charts (Songs from the Year 1983)". Archived from the original on 30 November 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "Music and Performing Arts > RPM >Search By Date – Top Singles – Volume 42, No. 3, September 22, 1984". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Archived from the original on 5 December 2013. 
  15. ^ a b "Indie Hits "A"". Cherryred.co.uk. 23 January 1997. Archived from the original on 8 June 2011. 

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