Cream discography

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Cream discography

Cream, 1966. L-R: Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce, and Eric Clapton
Releases
Studio albums 4
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 11
Singles 10
Video albums 6

This is the discography of English rock supergroup Cream. Over the years, they have released four studio albums, four live albums, eleven compilation albums and ten singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title
Album details
Peak chart positions Certifications[1]
(sales thresholds)
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
CAN
[4]
FRA
[5]
NOR
[6]
US Pop
[7]
US R&B
[7]
1966 Fresh Cream
  • Released: 9 December 1966
  • UK Label: Reaction (593 001)
  • US Label: Atco 33-206 / SD 33-206
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
6 10 39
1967 Disraeli Gears
  • Released: 2 November 1967
  • UK Label: Reaction (593/4 003)
  • US Label: Atco 33-232 / SD 33-232
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
5 1 10 16 4
  • UK: Gold
  • US: Platinum[1]
1968 Wheels of Fire
  • Released: July 1968
  • UK Label: Polydor (582/3 031/2)
  • US Label: Atco SD 2-700
  • Format: mono/stereo double LP
3 1 1 2 16 1 11
1969 Goodbye
  • Released: March 1969
  • UK Label: Polydor (593 053)
  • US Label: Atco SD 7001
  • Format: stereo LP
1 6 5 3 7 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Year Title
Album details
Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[2]
AUS
[8]
CAN
[4]
US
[7]
1970 Live Cream
  • Released: April 1970
  • UK Label: Polydor (2383 016)
  • US Label: Atco SD 33-328
  • Format: stereo LP
4 30 13 15
1972 Live Cream Volume II
  • Released: March 1972
  • UK Label: Polydor (2383 119)
  • US Label: Atco SD 7005
  • Format: stereo LP
15 49 30 27
2003 BBC Sessions
  • Released: 25 March 2003
  • Label: Polydor (LC 00309.076048-2)
  • Format: CD
100
2005 Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6, 2005
  • Released: 4 October 2005
  • Label: Reprise (9362-49416-2)
  • Format: double CD
61 59
  • ARG: Platinum
  • AUS: Platinum
  • UK: Platinum
  • GER: Gold
  • US: 5x Platinum[1]
  • MAC: Gold[9]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title
Album details
Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[2]
AUS
[8]
CAN
[4]
US
[7]
1969 Best of Cream
  • Released: November 1969
  • UK Label: Polydor (583 060)
  • US Label: Atco SD 33-291
  • Format: stereo LP
6 11 6 3
1973 Heavy Cream
  • Released: April 1973
  • UK Label: Polydor (2659 022)
  • US Label: Polydor PD-3502
  • Format: stereo double LP
135
Cream Off the Top
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Polydor PD 5529
  • Format: stereo LP
1983 Strange Brew: The Very Best of Cream
  • Released: 1983
  • UK Label: RSO Deluxe (RSO 5021)
  • US Label: RSO 811639
  • Format: stereo LP
205
  • US: Platinum[1]
1995 The Very Best of Cream
  • Released: 9 May 1995
  • Label: Polydor/Chronicles (523752-2)
  • Format: CD
149
  • UK: Gold
  • US: Gold[1]
1997 Those Were the Days
  • Released: 23 September 1997
  • Label: Polydor (539000-2)
  • Format: CD box set
2000 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection – The Best of Cream
  • Released: 29 February 2000
  • Label: Polydor (543498)
  • Format: CD
2005 Gold
  • Released: 26 April 2005
  • Label: Polydor (4193)
  • Format: double CD
186
I Feel Free - Ultimate Cream
  • Released: 31 May 2005
  • Label: Polydor (987136)
  • Format: double CD
6
  • UK: Gold
2011 Icon[10]
  • Released: 21 June 2011
  • Label: Polydor (B004ZQBP54)
  • Format: CD
2013 The Alternative Album[11]
  • Released: 8 April 2013
  • Label: Itm (B00A9V1R02)
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Titles
B-sides from same album as A-sides except where indicated
Peak chart positions Album
UK
[2]
AUS
[12]
AUT
[13]
CAN
[4]
GER
[14]
US
[15]
US
Cashbox[16]
1966 "Wrapping Paper"
b/w "Cat's Squirrel" (from Fresh Cream)
34 Non-LP UK single
"I Feel Free"
b/w "N.S.U." (from Fresh Cream (UK & US))
11 53 27 116[17] Best Of Cream (UK)
Fresh Cream (US)
1967 "Strange Brew"
b/w "Tales Of Brave Ulysses"
17 23 Disraeli Gears
"Spoonful - Part 1"
b/w "Spoonful - Part 2"
Fresh Cream (UK)
Best of Cream (US)
1968 "Sunshine of Your Love"
b/w "Swlabr"
25 18 3 5 6 Disraeli Gears
"Anyone for Tennis" (The Savage Seven Theme)
b/w "Pressed Rat and Warthog" (from Wheels Of Fire)
40 64 37 64 83 Non-LP track
"White Room"
b/w "Those Were The Days"
28 1 19 2 28 6 5 Wheels of Fire
1969 "Crossroads"
b/w "Passing The Time"
45 13 28 17
"Badge"
b/w "What A Bringdown"
18 43 18 49 29 60 65 Goodbye
1970 "Lawdy Mama"
b/w "Sweet Wine" (from Fresh Cream)
Live Cream
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Video albums[edit]

  • Farewell Concert - VHS, DVD, recorded Royal Albert Hall, November 1968 (UK : Gold)
  • Strange Brew - largely a re-edit of Farewell Concert plus some outtakes
  • Fresh Live Cream - VHS, DVD, documentary filmed just after the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame reunion in 1993 containing band interviews and previously unreleased material
  • Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6, 2005 - DVD, recorded Royal Albert Hall, May 2005 (UK : Platinum), (US : 5x Platinum)
  • Cream: Disraeli Gears (2006) - DVD, a reflection on what went into making Disraeli Gears, and the impact it had on the 60s. (UK : Gold)
  • Cream: Classic Artists - DVD + CD, recorded before and after the Madison Square Garden reunion concerts; features interviews with band members, along with an audio CD containing five previously unreleased tracks from Swedish radio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i RIAA Certification Search Type "Cream" under Artist to see the results.
  2. ^ a b c d "Artist Chart History: Cream". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Kent, David (2005). Australian Chart Book 1940–1969. Australian Chart Book Limited. ISBN 0-646-44439-5. 
  4. ^ a b c d "RPM Search Engine" (PHP). Library and Archives Canada. 31 March 2004. 
  5. ^ "The World's Music Charts (Album artist 134 - Cream)". Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Artist Info: Cream" (PHP). VG-lista (in Norwegian). Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Cream: Charts & Awards – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  8. ^ a b "Go-Set Magazine Charts: Australian Top 40 Singles and Album Charts 1966–1974". Pop Archives. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  9. ^ Macao Music Sales (2001-2009), recordsales.2xik.com.
  10. ^ http://www.amazon.co.uk/Icon-Cream/dp/B004ZQBP54/ref=pd_sim_m_h__2
  11. ^ http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cream-The-Alternative-Album/dp/B00A9V1R02/ref=pd_sim_m_h__16?ie=UTF8&refRID=1GJKFFMPKRW5KKZ9G702
  12. ^ http://australian-charts.com/forum.asp?todo=viewthread&id=21533&pages=
  13. ^ "Discographie Cream" [Cream Discography] (ASP). Hung Medien (in German). Retrieved 27 March 2011. 
  14. ^ "Chartverfolgung: CREAM – Single" [Chart Tracking: Cream – Single]. Music Line (in German). Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  15. ^ "Cream: Charts & Awards – Billboard Singles". Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  16. ^ Hoffmann, Frank (1983). The Cash Box Singles Charts, 1950-1981. Metuchen, NJ & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 135. 
  17. ^ "Bubbling Under the Hot 100". Billboard 79 (50): 66. December 16, 1967. Retrieved February 13, 2015. 

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