Dead Kennedys discography

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Dead Kennedys discography
Releases
Studio albums 4
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 3
EPs 1
Singles 7
Video albums 4

The discography of Dead Kennedys, an American punk rock band, includes four studio albums, one extended play, two live albums, three compilations and one demo.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
NZ
[1]
1980 Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
  • Released: September, 1980
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
33 33 UK: Gold[2]
1982 Plastic Surgery Disasters 40 UK: Gold[3]
1985 Frankenchrist
  • Released: October, 1985
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
UK: Silver[4]
1986 Bedtime for Democracy
  • Released: November, 1986
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
UK: Silver[5]
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

EPs[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK[6] US[7]
1981 In God We Trust, Inc.
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK[6] US[7]
1982 A Skateboard Party
  • Released: September 13, 1982
  • Label: Starving Missile, Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: vinyl
2001 Mutiny on the Bay
  • Released: April 24, 2001
  • Label: Manifesto
  • Formats: CD, vinyl, digital download
2004 Live at the Deaf Club
  • Released: January 27, 2004
  • Label: Manifesto
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK[6] US[7]
1982 Not So Quiet on the Western Front
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: 2-LP, CD
  • Track: "A Child And His Lawn Mower"
1987 Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death
  • Released: 1987
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: CD, LP, CS
84 US: Gold[8]
UK: Gold[9]
2007 Milking the Sacred Cow
  • Released: October 9, 2007
  • Label: Manifesto
  • Formats: CD
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Demos[edit]

Year Title
1978 The 1978 Demos
  • Length: 46:59

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK
[6]
1979 "California Über Alles" Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
1980 "Holiday in Cambodia"
"Kill the Poor" 49
1981 "Too Drunk to Fuck" 36 Non-album single
"Nazi Punks Fuck Off" In God We Trust, Inc.
1982 "Bleed for Me" Plastic Surgery Disasters
"Halloween"

Music Videos[edit]

  • Holiday in Cambodia
  • Forest Fire
  • Holiday in Cambodia [Live]

Videos[edit]

Year Video details
1991 Dead Kennedys Live
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Rhino
  • Format: VHS
2000 DMPO's On Broadway
  • Released: May 30, 2000
  • Label: Cherry Red
  • Format: DVD
2001 The Early Years Live
  • Released: July 3, 2001
  • Label: Cherry Red
  • Format: DVD, VHS
2003 In God We Trust, Inc.: The Lost Tapes
  • Released: July 22, 2003
  • Label: Cherry Red
  • Format: DVD, VHS

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b "Chart Stats - Dead Kennedys". theofficialcharts.com. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  2. ^ "Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Plastic Surgery Disasters BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Frankenchrist BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Bedtime for Democracy BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24. [dead link]
  6. ^ a b c d Warwick, 2004. p.305
  7. ^ a b c "Devo > Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-06-09. 
  8. ^ "Album Certification". RIAA. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  9. ^ "Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24. [dead link]
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