Bucks Fizz discography

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Bucks Fizz discography
Releases
Studio albums 6
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 8
Singles 24
Video albums 4
Music videos 18

This is a discography of UK pop group Bucks Fizz.

The group, formed in 1981, reached number one three times in the UK and scored 20 chart hits there. Their biggest selling single in the UK is "The Land of Make Believe", while worldwide it is "Making Your Mind Up" at 4 million copies sold. The group's first week on the singles chart was 28 March 1981, with their last week falling on 19 November 1988.[1][2] In albums, the group saw less success, but managed to chart seven times in total - three of them reaching the top 20 and five in the top 40. Are You Ready is the biggest selling of these. Their first week on the album charts was 8 August 1981, while their most recent week was 26 May 2007.[3][4]

Singles[edit]

Year Month Song UK
[5]
GER
[6]
AUS
[7]
LUX AUT
[8]
NL
[9]
IRL
[10]
Album Label
1981 March "Making Your Mind Up" 1 5 6 1 1 1 1 Bucks Fizz RCA
May "Piece of the Action" 12 35 26 - 11 26 10
August "One of Those Nights" 20 - - - 6 - 29
November "Another Night" (Japan only) N/A - - - - - - Are You Ready
"The Land of Make Believe" 1 3 15 - 5 1 1
1982 March "My Camera Never Lies" 1 31 63 - 11 22 2
June "Now Those Days Are Gone" 8 - - - - - 5
"Are You Ready" (Not UK) N/A - 93 - - - -
"Easy Love" (Not UK) N/A - - - - - -
November "If You Can't Stand the Heat" 10 75 93 - - 41 10 Hand Cut
1983 March "Run for Your Life" 14 - - - - - 8
May "When We Were Young" 10 52 - 8 19 14 6 Greatest Hits
September "London Town" 34 64 - - 19 - 24
November "Rules of the Game" 57 - - - - - -
1984 August "Talking in Your Sleep" 15 - - 14 - - 14 I Hear Talk
October "Golden Days" 42 - - - - - -
December "I Hear Talk" 34 - - 25 - - 29
1985 June "You and Your Heart so Blue" 43 - - 40 - - - Writing on the Wall
September "Magical" 57 - - - - - -
1986 May "New Beginning (Mamba Seyra)" 8 - - 5 - 24 11 Polydor
August "Love the One You're With" 47 - - - - - -
November "Keep Each Other Warm" 45 - - - - - -
1988 October "Heart of Stone" 50 - - - - - - The Story so Far RCA
1989 May "You Love Love" - - - - - - -

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album title UK
[5]
1981 Bucks Fizz 14
1982 Are You Ready
  • Release date: 26 April 1982
  • Formats: Vinyl, Cassette, CD
  • Label: RCA Records
10
Il Mundo de Ilusion
  • Released: 1982 (Spanish-speaking territories only)
  • Formats: Vinyl, Cassette
  • Label: RCA / Victor Records
N/A
Bucks Fizz 1 2
  • Released: October 1982 (US only)
  • Formats: Vinyl, Cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
N/A
1983 Hand Cut
  • Released: 1 March 1983
  • Formats: Vinyl, Cassette, CD
  • Label: RCA Records
17
1984 I Hear Talk
  • Released: November 1984
  • Formats: Vinyl, Cassette, CD
  • Label: RCA Records
66
1986 New Beginning 1 N/A
Writing on the Wall
  • Released: 24 November 1986
  • Formats: Vinyl, Cassette, CD
  • Label: Polydor Records
89
  • NOTES

^1 Compilation albums, but previously unreleased in the US
^2 Different from the 1981 album

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album title UK
[5]
1983 Greatest Hits 25
1988 The Story So Far
  • Released: November 1988
  • Formats: Vinyl, Cassette, CD
  • Label: Stylus Records
2005 The Ultimate Anthology
  • Released: 18 July 2005
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Sony / BMG
2006 The Lost Masters
  • Released: 7 August 2006
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Sony / BMG
2007 The Very Best of Bucks Fizz
  • Released: 14 May 2007
  • Format: CD / DVD
  • Label: Sony / BMG
40
2008 The Lost Masters 2 - The Final Cut
  • Released: 19 May 2008
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Sony / BMG
  • A number of budget compilation albums have also been released

Live albums[edit]

Year Album title UK
[5]
1991 Live at Fairfield Halls

Video / DVD releases[edit]

Year Album title
1986 Less Bucks More Fizz - Bucks Fizz Greatest Hits [11]
  • Release date: June 1986
  • Format: VHS
  • Label: RCA / Columbia
  • Compilation of music videos
1992 The Best of Bucks Fizz
  • Release date: 1992
  • Format: VHS
  • Label: Independently released, Razzmatazz Management Ltd.
  • Compilation of music videos
2007 The Very Best of Bucks Fizz
  • Release date: May 2007
  • Format: DVD
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Compilation of music videos
2010 The Bucks Fizz Story [12]
  • Release date: August 2010
  • Format: DVD
  • Label: Glassbeach
  • Documentary

Music videos[edit]

The following is a list of music videos which were produced to accompany their singles. No videos were made for "One of Those Nights", "Magical" or "You Love Love" (or non-UK releases). "Making Your Mind Up" was a BBC-made production for the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 previews.

Year Song Director[13]
1981 "Making Your Mind Up" A BBC production
"Piece of the Action" Unknown
"The Land of Make Believe" Unknown
1982 "My Camera Never Lies" Terry Bedford
"Now Those Days Are Gone" Terry Bedford
"If You Can't Stand the Heat" Tony Halton
1983 "Run for Your Life" M. Geoghegan
"When We Were Young" Unknown
"London Town" D. Trattman
"Rules of the Game" D. Trattman
1984 "Talking in Your Sleep" D. Trattman
"Golden Days" Pete Cornish
"I Hear Talk" Terence Bulley
1985 "You and Your Heart so Blue" Richard Duplock & Andrew Coggins
1986 "New Beginning (Mamba Seyra)" Unknown
"Love the One You're With" Unknown
"Keep Each Other Warm" Unknown
1988 "Heart of Stone" Unknown

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