Annie Lennox discography

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Annie Lennox discography

Annie Lennox performing at the Rally For Human Rights during the International AIDS Conference 2010 in Vienna as part of her SING Campaign.
Releases
Studio albums 5
Compilation albums 1
Singles 21
Video albums 3
Music videos 23
This article is about Annie Lennox's solo career. For works within Eurythmics, see Eurythmics discography.

The discography of Scottish pop and rock singer-songwriter, Annie Lennox. Lennox's debut album, Diva, was released by RCA Records in the United Kingdom in 1992. The album debuted at number one on the UK Album Charts. Second album, Medusa, was released in 1995 and also debuted at number one in the UK.

Her third album, Bare, was released in 2003 and peaked at number three in the UK. In the United States the album became her highest charting album, peaking at number four on the Billboard 200. Songs of Mass Destruction was released in 2007 and peaked at number seven in the UK and number nine in the US. In 2009, Lennox released her first "greatest hits" album, The Annie Lennox Collection, which debuted and peaked at number two in the UK.

Lennox has earned the distinction of 'most successful female British artist in UK music history' due to her global commercial success since the early 1980s. Including her work with Eurythmics, Lennox is one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 80 million records worldwide.[1]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
CAN
[5][6]
GER
[7]
ITA
[8][9]
NL
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
US
[13]
1992 Diva
  • Released: 1 April 1992
  • Label: RCA (#75326)
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 7 3 8 6 1 5 5 5 23
1995 Medusa
  • Released: 6 March 1995
  • Label: RCA (#74321257172)
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1 5 2 1 4 5 7 4 6 11
2003 Bare 3 10 17 3 5 7 18 29 7 4
2007 Songs of Mass Destruction
  • Released: 1 October 2007
  • Label: RCA (#88697152582)
  • Formats: CD, digital download
7 41 25 9 15 3 26 26 7 9
2010 A Christmas Cornucopia
  • Released: 15 November 2010
  • Label: Island
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
16 86 35 19 37 24 60 24 38 35
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
CAN
[6]
GER
[7]
IRE
[23]
ITA
[9]
NL
[10]
SWI
[12]
US
[6]
2009 The Annie Lennox Collection
  • Released: 17 February 2009
  • Label: RCA (#88697368052)
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2 10 27 13 15 3 4 25 23 34

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
FRA
[26]
GER
[27]
IRE
[28]
NL
[29]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
US
[13]
IT
[30]
1988 "Put a Little Love in Your Heart"
(with Al Green)
28 6 4 20 30 13 11 9 35 Scrooged soundtrack
1992 "Why" 5 17 11 12 5 6 10 6 34 1 Diva
"Precious" 23 83 49 30 28 37 14
"Walking on Broken Glass" 8 58 51 8 61 31 14
"Cold" 26 80 51
1993 "Little Bird" 3 38 29 3 34 49 7
"Love Song for a Vampire" 10 11 Bram Stoker's Dracula soundtrack
1995 "No More I Love You's" 2 16 11 13 27 2 23 15 14 23 1 Medusa
"A Whiter Shade of Pale" 16 56 17 77 25 39 26 101
"Waiting in Vain" 31
"Something So Right" (with Paul Simon) 44
2003 "Pavement Cracks" Bare
"Into the West" The Return of the King soundtrack
2004 "A Thousand Beautiful Things" Bare
"Wonderful"
2007 "Dark Road" 58 45 Songs of Mass Destruction
"Sing" 161
2008 "Many Rivers to Cross" 80 The Annie Lennox Collection
2009 "Shining Light" 39
"Pattern of My Life"
"Full Steam" (with David Gray) Draw the Line
2010 "Universal Child" 88 A Christmas Cornucopia
"God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" 126
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released.

Video albums[edit]

Year Video details
1992 Diva
  • Released: 16 April 1992
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: VHS, DVD
1995 Live in Central Park
  • Released: 27 November 1995
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: VHS, DVD
2009 The Annie Lennox Collection: Limited Edition
  • Released: 17 February 2009
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: DVD

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Director(s)
1984 "Darling Don't Leave Me" (with Robert Görl) (Featured in the Song Not The Video)
1988 "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" (with Al Green) Sophie Muller[31]
1990 "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" Ed Lachman[31]
1992 "Why" Sophie Muller[32]
"Legend in My Living Room"
"Precious"
"Money Can't Buy It"
"Cold"
"Primitive"
"The Gift"
"Walking on Broken Glass"
"Keep Young and Beautiful"
1993 "Little Bird"
"Love Song for a Vampire"
1995 "No More I Love You's" Annie Lennox, Joe Dyer[31]
"A Whiter Shade of Pale"
"Waiting in Vain"
"Something So Right"
2003 "A Thousand Beautiful Things"
2007 "Dark Road"
"Sing"
2008 "Pavement Cracks"
2009 "Shining Light"
"Pattern of My Life"
"Full Steam" (with David Gray)
2010 "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
1990 "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" Red Hot + Blue
1994 "Why" (live version) The Unplugged Collection, Volume 1[33]
1995 "Mama" Ain't Nuthin' But a She Thing
1997 "Dream Angus" Carnival!
"Angel" Diana, Princess of Wales: Tribute
2002 "Live With Me and Be My Love" When Love Speaks
"Love Comes" (with Jimmy Cliff) Fantastic Plastic People
2003 "Into the West" The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King soundtrack
"Use Well the Days"
2004 "We'll Be Together" (with Sting) Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason soundtrack
2005 "Hush, Hush, Hush" (with Herbie Hancock) Possibilities
2006 "Fade Away" (with Yungchen Lhamo) Ama

References[edit]

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  31. ^ a b c "Annie Lennox – Artist Videography". mvdbase.com. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  32. ^ Diva. Sony BMG. 
  33. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Unplugged Collection, Vol. 1 – Various Artists at AllMusic. Retrieved 25 November 2011.

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