Gilbert O'Sullivan discography

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Gilbert O'Sullivan discography

Gilbert O'Sullivan in 2009.
Releases
Studio albums 22
Compilation albums 15
EPs 3
Singles 47

The following is a discography listing of Gilbert O'Sullivan's officially released works to date.

Singles[edit]

Release date A-side B-side UK Singles Chart[1] Irish Singles Chart[2] U.S. Hot 100[3] U.S. A/C[3] Netherlands
November 1967 "Disappear" "You"
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April 1968 "What Can I Do" "You"
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May 1969 "Mr. Moody's Garden" "I Wish I Could Cry"
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October 1970 "Nothing Rhymed" "Everybody Knows"
#8
#2
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#1
February 1971 "Underneath the Blanket Go" "Doing The Best I Can"
#40
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#1
July 1971 "We Will" "I Didn't Know What To Do"
#16
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#23
August 1971 "I Wish I Could Cry" "Mr. Moody's Garden"
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#18
November 1971 "No Matter How I Try" "If I Don't Get You (Back Again)"
#5
#7
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#13
February 1972 "Alone Again (Naturally)" "Save It"
#3
#2
#1
#1
#21
May 1972 "Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day" "But I'm Not"
#8
#1
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#6
October 1972 "Clair" "What Could Be Nicer (Mum, The Kettle's Boiling)"
#1
#1
#2
#1
#3
January 1973 "Out of the Question" "Everybody Knows"
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#17
#2
March 1973 "Get Down" "A Very Extraordinary Sort of Girl"
#1
#1
#7
#3
#3
August 1973 "Ooh Baby" "Good Company"
#18
#2
#25
#29
#18
November 1973 "Why, Oh Why, Oh Why" "You Don't Have to Tell Me"
#6
#3
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February 1974 "Happiness is Me and You" "Breakfast Dinner and Tea"
#19
#4
#62
#23
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August 1974 "A Woman's Place" "Too Bad"
#42
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November 1974 "Christmas Song" "To Cut a Long Story Short"
#12
#5
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January 1975 "You are You" "Tell Me Why"
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#17
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May 1975 "I Don't Love You But I Think I Like You" "That's a Fact"
#14
#7
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August 1975 "I'll Believe It When I See It" "Just As You Are"
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#16
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#11
October 1975 "You Never Listen to Reason" "Call on Me"
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April 1976 "Doing What I Know" "I, Of Course, Replied"
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October 1976 "To Each His Own" "Can't Get You Out of My Mind"
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#10
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November 1976 "Matrimony" "You Don't Have to Tell Me"
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#4
May 1977 "My Love and I" "Call on Me"
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July 1977 "You Got Me Going" "As Long as I Can"
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February 1978 "Miss My Love Today" "Our Own Baby"
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August 1980 "What's in a Kiss" "Down, Down, Down"
#19
#4
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#13
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November 1980 "I Love It But" "Help Is on The Way"
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January 1981 "Hello, It's Goodbye" "Break It to Me Gently"
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March 1981 "Can't Get Enough of You" "Or So They Say"
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June 1982 "A Minute of Your Time" "In Other Words"
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September 1982 "Bear With Me" "Don't Bother At All"
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1989 "Lost a Friend" "You Better Run"
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February 1990 "So What" "In a Nutshell"
#70
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June 1990 "At The Very Mention of Your Name" "What You See is What You Get"
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1992 "Can't Think Straight" † "Sometimes" / "Divorce Irish Style"
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November 1993 "Are You Happy?" "Nothing Rhymed" (live) / "Or So They Say" (live)
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November 1995 "Dear Dream" "Dear Dream" (dance mix) / "Sometimes"
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October 1998 "Ain't No Telling (What Tomnorrow Will Bring)" "Doesn't It Make You Sick" / "Break a Leg"
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July 2001 "Say Goodbye" "Sex Appeal" / "Clair"
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June 2002 "Two's Company (Three is Allowed)" "I Have a Coat to Keep Me Warm" / "There are Others"
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December 2002 "Ooh Baby" "Ooh Baby" (versions)
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June 2007 "Just So You Know"
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July 2008 "Never Day Di"
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March 2013 "Me Mum"
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† Duet with Peggy Lee

EPs[edit]

Release date Titles
1972 "Alone Again (Naturally)" / "Save It" / "No Matter How I Try" / "If I Don't Get You"
1972 "Clair" / "What Could be Nicer" / "Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day" / "But I'm Not"
November 1978 "Christmas Song" / "Clair" / "Nothing Rhymed"

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Sales/Certifications
U.S.[4] UK[1] NED NOR SWE AUT SWI
1971 Himself
  • 1st Studio album
  • Released: August 1971
  • Formats:
9 5 2 - - - - Sales worldwide: -

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1972 Back to Front
  • 2nd Studio album
  • Released: 1972
  • Formats:
48 1 6 - - - - Sales worldwide: -

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1973 I'm a Writer, Not a Fighter
  • 3rd Studio album
  • Released: September 1973
  • Formats:
101 2 13 - - - - Sales worldwide: -

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1974 A Stranger In My Own Back Yard
  • 4th Studio album
  • Released: October 1974
  • Formats:
- 9 - - - - - Sales worldwide: -

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1976 Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 1976
  • Formats:
- 13 - - - - - Sales worldwide: -

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1977 Southpaw
  • 5th Studio album
  • Released: November 1977
  • Formats:
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1980 Off Centre
  • 6th Studio album
  • Released: October 1980
  • Formats:
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1981 20 Golden Greats
  • Released: 1981
  • Formats:
- 98 - - - - - Sales worldwide: -

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1982 Life & Rhymes
  • 7th Studio album
  • Released: October 1982
  • Formats:
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1987 Frobisher Drive (Germany Only)
  • 8th Studio album
  • Released: 1987
  • Formats:
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1989 In the Key of G [Up Dated / Edited Version Of 'Frobisher Drive']
  • 9th Studio album
  • Released: November 1989
  • Formats:
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1991 Nothing But The Best
  • Released: 1991
  • Formats:
- 50 - - - - - Sales worldwide: -

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1993 Sounds of the Loop
  • 10th Studio album
  • Released: November 1991
  • Formats:
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1994 By Larry (also known as 'The Little Album')
  • 11th Studio album
  • Released: April 1994
  • Formats:
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1995 The Best Of Gilbert O'Sullivan: Live In Japan
  • Released: April 1995
  • Formats:
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1995 Every Song Has Its Play
  • 12th Studio album
  • Released: May 1995
  • Formats:
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1997 Singer Sowing Machine
  • 13th Studio album
  • Released: November 1997
  • Formats:
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2001 Irlish
  • 14th Studio album
  • Released: October 2001
  • Formats:
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2003 Piano Foreplay
  • 15th Studio album
  • Released: 2003
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2004 The Berry Vest Of Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • Released: March 2004
  • Formats:
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2007 A Scruff At Heart
  • 16th Studio album
  • Released: March 2007
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2011 Gilbertville
  • 17th Studio album
  • Released: 31 January 2011
  • Formats:
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 411. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ The Irish Singles Charts - Searchable Database Note: User must define "Gilbert O'Sullivan" as the search parameter. www.irishcharts.ie. Access date: 28-04-2010.
  3. ^ a b Allmusic.com - Charts & Awards (singles)
  4. ^ Allmusic.com - Charts & Awards (albums)