Culture Club discography

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Culture Club discography
Releases
Studio albums 5
Compilation albums 10
EPs 3
Singles 20
Video albums 6
Music videos 20
Box sets 3
Promotional singles 5

Culture Club discography consists of 5 studio albums, 10 compilation albums, 3 box sets, 3 extended plays, 20 regular commercial singles and 5 promotional singles released throughout the 1980s and 1990s. The band have also released 6 video titles and 18 music videos.

For the comprehensive Boy George solo discography, see Boy George discography.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1][2]
AUT
[3]
CAN
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
ITA
[7]
NLD
[8]
NZL
[9]
NOR
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
US
[13]
1982 Kissing to Be Clever 5 6 2 2 8 22 10 2 3 3 14
1983 Colour by Numbers
  • Release date: October 1983
  • Label: Virgin
1 17 1 4 6 9 3 1 2 3 4 2
1984 Waking Up with the House on Fire
  • Release date: November 1984
  • Label: Virgin
2 6 2 22 7 7 15 9 19 21 26
1986 From Luxury to Heartache
  • Release date: April 1986
  • Label: Virgin/Epic
10 34 45 14 28 44 18 13 24 32
1999 Don't Mind If I Do
  • Release date: 14 December 1999
  • Label: Virgin
64
"—" denotes albums which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1][2]
AUT
[18]
FRA
[5]
ITA
[7]
NLD
[8]
NZL
[9]
NOR
[10]
USA
[13]
1987 This Time – The First Four Years
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Virgin
8 10 44 25
1989 The Best of Culture Club
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: Virgin/EMI
4
1991 Collect – 12" Mixes Plus
  • Release date: 4 January 1991
  • Label: Virgin
1992 Spin Dazzle – The Best of Boy George and Culture Club
  • Release date: 29 June 1992
  • Label: Virgin
36
1993 At Worst... The Best of Boy George and Culture Club
  • Release date: 2 November 1993
  • Label: Virgin
24 13 169
1998 Greatest Moments
  • Release date: 11 April 1998
  • Label: Virgin
15 23 148
2005 Greatest Hits
  • Release date: 21 June 2005
  • Label: Virgin
Culture Club 2005 – Singles and Remixes
  • Release date: 30 August 2005
  • Label: EMI
19
2012 So80s (SoEighties) Presents Culture Club
  • Release date: 30 March 2012
  • Label: EMI
Sight & Sound – Greatest Hits on CD & DVD
  • Release date: 6 August 2012
  • Label: Virgin
"—" denotes albums which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Box sets[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • 1983: Time
  • 1984: Love Is Love
  • 1985: Culture Club

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
UK
[1][2]
AUT
[3]
BEL
[19]
CAN
[20]
FRA
[21]
GER
[22]
IRE
[23]
ITA
[24]
NLD
[8]
NZL
[9]
NOR
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
US
[25]
1982 "White Boy" 114 Kissing to Be Clever
"I'm Afraid of Me" 100
"Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2
"Time (Clock of the Heart)" 3 9 13 4 16 4 10 4 11 9 2
"I'll Tumble 4 Ya" 5 9
1983 "Church of the Poison Mind" 2 12 9 5 43 23 2 12 11 9 11 13 10 Colour by Numbers
"Karma Chameleon" 1 3 1 1 5 2 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1
"Victims" 3 11 39 2 2 17 7 18
1984 "Miss Me Blind" 6 28 32 5
"It's a Miracle" 4 15 5 41 2 15 5 13
"The War Song" 2 4 3 5 12 1 3 7 5 5 6 10 17 Waking Up with the House on Fire
"The Medal Song" 32 14 50
"Mistake No. 3" 10 33
"Love Is Love" 3 29 28 Electric Dreams
1986 "Move Away" 7 8 4 29 21 6 10 16 16 8 7 18 12 From Luxury to Heartache
"God Thank You Woman" 31 31 22
"Gusto Blusto" 24
1998 "I Just Wanna Be Loved" 4 18 80 Greatest Moments
1999 "Your Kisses Are Charity" 25 88 Don't Mind If I Do
"Cold Shoulder"/"Starman" 43
"—" denotes singles which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Promotional singles[edit]

  • 1982: "Mystery Boy"(Japan)
  • 1984: "Mister Man" (South Africa)
  • 1984: "Don't Talk About It" (Mexico)
  • 1985: "Don't Go Down That Steet"(Japan)
  • 1986: "Come Clean/Heaven's Children"
  • 1999: "See Thru"

Video and DVD releases[edit]

  • 1984: A Kiss Across the Ocean
  • 1987: This Time – The First Four Years
  • 2003: Live at the Royal Albert Hall
  • 2004: Greatest Hits
  • 2006: Live in Sydney
  • 2014: Live at Yokohama stadium, Japan 1985"

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director[28]
1982 "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" Julien Temple
"Time (Clock of the Heart)" Chris Gabrin
1983 "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" Zelda Barron
"Church of the Poison Mind" Chris Gabrin
"Karma Chameleon" Peter Sinclair
"Victims" Godley & Creme
"Black Money" Keith MacMillan
1984 "Miss Me Blind" Zelda Barron
"It's a Miracle" Steve Barron
"The War Song" Russell Mulcahy
"The Medal Song" Zelda Barron
"Mistake No. 3" David Mallet
1985 "Love Is Love" Steve Barron
"The Dream" Steve Barron
1986 "Move Away" Willy Smax
"God Thank You Woman" Steve Barron
"Gusto Blusto" various
1998 "I Just Wanna Be Loved" Ben Unwin
1999 "Your Kisses Are Charity"
"Cold Shoulder"

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