Dinosaur Jr. discography

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Dinosaur Jr. discography

Dinosaur Jr in concert.
Releases
Studio albums 10
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 7
EPs 15
Singles 4
Video albums 1

The discography of Dinosaur Jr., an Amherst, Massachusetts-based alternative rock band, consists of ten studio albums, two live albums, fifteen extended plays (EP), seven compilations, and several singles.[1] The band's first album Dinosaur was released under Homestead Records, and the majority of the band's albums were released under Blanco y Negro Records.[1]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Label
1985 Dinosaur Homestead (reissued 1987 on SST, then in 2005 on Merge Records)
1987 You're Living All Over Me SST (reissued 2005 on Merge Records)
1988 Bug SST (reissued 2005 on Merge Records)
1991 Green Mind Blanco y Negro / Sire (reissued 2006 on Rhino Records)
1993 Where You Been Blanco y Negro / Sire (reissued 2006 on Rhino Records)
1994 Without a Sound Blanco y Negro / Sire
1997 Hand It Over Blanco y Negro / Sire
2007 Beyond Fat Possum Records
2009 Farm Jagjaguwar
2012 I Bet on Sky Jagjaguwar

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Label
2012 Bug: Live At The 9:30 Club, Washington, DC, June 2011 Outer Battery Records
2012 Chocomel Daze Merge Records

EPs and singles[edit]

Year Title Tracks Label
1985 Repulsion
  • A: Repulsion
  • B: Bulbs Of Passion
Homestead Records (1983)
1987 Little Fury Things
  • A: Little Fury Things (3:07)
  • B:In a Jar (3:28); Show Me the Way (3:49)
SST
1988 Freak Scene
  • A: Freak Scene (3:35)
  • B: Keep The Glove (2:51)
SST
1989 Just Like Heaven
  • A1: Just Like Heaven (2:54)
  • B1: Throw Down (0:47); B2: Chunks (2:10)
SST
1990 The Wagon
  • A: The Wagon
  • B: Better Than Gone
Glitterhouse / Sub Pop
1991 The Wagon
  • The Wagon (4:57)
  • Pebbles + Weeds (5:23)
  • The Little Baby (4:31)
  • Quicksand (Wagon reprise) (4:29)
Blanco y Negro / Sire
Whatever's Cool with Me
  • Whatever's Cool With Me (4:34)
  • Sideways (4:11)
  • Thumb (live) (7:42)
  • Keep the Glove (live) (3:16)
  • Pinto Bean Extravaganza
    • (4:02 - "Blanco y Negro" only)
Blanco y Negro / Sire
1992 Get Me (12")
  • Side A: Get Me
  • Side B: Hot Burrito #2, Quest (live)
Blanco y Negro (UK)
1993 Start Choppin'
  • Start Choppin (5:39)
  • Turnip Farm (5:49)
  • Forget It (4:04)
Blanco y Negro / Sire
Out There (CD1)
  • Out There (5:55)
  • Quest (live) (5:48)
  • Kracked (live) (3:29)
  • Keeblin' (3:41)
Blanco y Negro / Sire
Out There (CD2)
  • Out There (5:57)
  • Get Me (Peel session) (4:18)
  • Severed Lips (Goodier session) (2:56)
  • Thumb (Goodier session) (3:03)
Blanco y Negro / Sire
1994 Feel the Pain
  • Feel the Pain (4:18)
  • Get Out of This (no words just solo) (5:30)
  • Repulsion (acoustic live at CBGB's) (2:41)
Blanco y Negro / Sire
1995 I Don't Think So
  • I Don't Think So (3:30)
  • What Else Is New (live) (10:13)
  • Sludge (live) (8:22)
Blanco y Negro / Sire
1997 Take a Run at the Sun
  • Take a Run at the Sun (3:33)
  • Don't You Think It's Time (2:29)
  • The Pickle Song (1:45)
Blanco y Negro / Sire
I'm Insane
  • A: I'm Insane,
  • B: I Misunderstood
Trade 2 / Island
2007 Been There All The Time
  • A: Been There All The Time
  • B: Back To Your Heart
2009 Pieces
  • A: Pieces (4:27)
  • B: Houses (3:35)
Jagjaguwar
Over It
  • A: Over It
  • B: Tarpit (Live)
Play It Again Sam
I Don't Wanna Go There
  • A: I Don't Wanna Go There
  • B: Tarpit
Jagjaguwar
2012 Watch The Corners
  • A: Watch The Corners
  • B: Now The Fall
Jagjaguwar
Now The Fall
  • A: Now The Fall
  • B: Ricochet
Jagjaguwar

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Label
1991 Fossils SST
Whatever's Cool with Me Sire
1999 BBC: In Session Strange Fruit
2001 Ear-Bleeding Country: The Best of Dinosaur Jr Rhino

Other appearances[edit]

Year Track(s) Title Label
1989 "Lotta Love" The Bridge: A Tribute to Neil Young Caroline
"I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better" Time Between – A Tribute to The Byrds Imaginary
1993 "Missing Link" (with Del Tha Funky Homosapien) Judgment Night (Music From the Motion Picture) Largo Entertainment
1994 "Turnip Farm" Reality Bites: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack RCA
"Goin' Blind" Kiss My Ass: Classic Kiss Regrooved Mercury
"I Misunderstood" Beat the Retreat (Songs by Richard Thompson) EMI
"Blah" Melrose Place: The Music Giant
2009 "The Backyard" Ciao My Shining Star: The Songs of Mark Mulcahy Shout! Factory

Chart positions[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album U.S.[2] U.K. [3] AUS
1991 Green Mind 168 36 -
1993 Where You Been 50 10 45
1994 Without a Sound 44 24 13
1997 Hand It Over 188 82 -
2007 Beyond 69 52 94
2009 Farm 29 80 -
2012 I Bet on Sky 51 73 97

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album U.S. Modern Rock[2] U.K. Singles [3] U.K. Indie Singles [4]
1988 "Freak Scene" Bug - - 7
1989 "Just Like Heaven" Fossils - 78 2
1991 "The Wagon" Green Mind 22 49 -
1992 "Get Me" Where You Been - 44 -
1993 "Start Choppin'" 3 20 -
"Out There" - 44 -
1994 "Feel the Pain" Without a Sound 4 25 -
1995 "I Don't Think So" - 67 -
1997 "Take a Run at the Sun" Hand It Over
(UK and Australian versions only)
- 53 -
2007 "Almost Ready" Beyond - - -
"Been There All the Time" UK 7" - - -
"Crumble" UK 7" - - -
2009 "Over It"UK 7" Farm - - -
"Pieces"7" - - -

Video[edit]

  • "Little Fury Things" (1987)
  • "Freak Scene" (1988)
  • "No Bones" (1988)
  • "Just Like Heaven" (1989)
  • "The Wagon" (1990)
  • "Whatever's Cool with Me" (U.S. Ver.)(1991)
  • "Whatever's Cool with Me" (U.K. Ver.)(1991)
  • "Thumb" (1991)
  • "Get Me" (1992)
  • "Start Choppin'" (1993)
  • "Out There" (1993)
  • "Goin' Home" (1993)
  • "Feel the Pain" (1994)
  • "I Don't Think So" (1995)
  • "Take a Run at the Sun" (1997)
  • "I'm Insane" (1997)
  • "Almost Ready" (2007)
  • "Been There All the Time" (2007)
  • "Over It" (2009)
  • "Watch the Corners" (2012)
  • "Pierce the Morning Rain" (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dinosaur Jr.: Discography
  2. ^ a b "Dinosaur Jr. - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b www.chartstats.com Chart Stats - Dinosaur Jr - archive of UK chart positions - accessed 01/08/08
  4. ^ "Cherry Red archive of 1980s Indie singles chart". Cherry Red Records. Retrieved 01/08/08.  [dead link]