INXS discography

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INXS discography

INXS on stage with J. D. Fortune (2007)
Releases
Studio albums 12
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 13
EPs 5
Singles 62
Video albums 13

The discography of INXS, an Australian rock band, consists of 12 studio albums, 62 singles, 13 compilation albums, 4 live albums and 5 extended plays.

Albums[edit]

Studio[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS US
[1]
CAN
[1][2]
FRA
[3][4]
GER
[5]
UK
[6]
1980 INXS
  • Released: 13 October 1980
  • Label: Atco
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
27 165
1981 Underneath the Colours
  • Released: 19 October 1981
  • Label: Atco
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
15
1982 Shabooh Shoobah
  • Released: October 1982
  • Label: Atco
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
5 46
1984 The Swing
  • Released: May 1984
  • Label: Atco
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
1 52 27
  • AUS: 5× Platinum [8]
  • US: Platinum[7]
1985 Listen Like Thieves
  • Released: 14 October 1985
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
1 11 24 48
  • AUS: 4× Platinum
  • US: 2× Platinum[7]
1987 Kick
  • Released: 19 October 1987
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
2 3 1 3 11 9
1990 X
  • Released: 25 September 1990
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
1 5 2 7 9 2
1992 Welcome to Wherever You Are
  • Released: 4 August 1992
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
2 16 10 31 8 1
1993 Full Moon, Dirty Hearts
  • Released: 2 November 1993
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
4 53 24 27 3
  • AUS: Gold
  • UK: Gold[13]
1997 Elegantly Wasted
  • Released: 15 April 1997
  • Label: Epic
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
14 41 14 30 23 16
2005 Switch
  • Released: 29 November 2005
  • Label: Epic
  • Format: CD
18 17 2
  • AUS: Platinum[15]
  • CAN: Platinum[9]
2010 Original Sin
  • Released: 16 November 2010
  • Label: Petrol Electric
  • Format: Download, CD
49 144
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS FRA
[3]
GER
[5]
UK
[6]
US
[1]
1991 Live Baby Live 3 31 18 8 72
  • AUS: Platinum
  • SWI: Gold[12]
  • US: Platinum[7]
2004 Live at Barker Hangar
2009 Live Germany 1984
  • Released: 15 December 2009
  • Label: IMC Music
  • Format: CD
2014 Live at Wembley Stadium 1991
  • Released: 7 February 2014
  • Label: UMA
  • Format: Download
17
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Compilation[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS FRA
[3]
GER
[5]
UK
[6]
US
[1]
1982 INXSIVE: 1980 – 1982
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Deluxe Records
  • Format: LP, CD
74
1994 The Greatest Hits 2 11 9 3 112
  • AUS: 2× Platinum
  • FRA: 2× Gold[10]
  • GER: Gold[11]
  • SWI: Gold[12]
  • UK: Platinum[13]
  • US: Platinum[7]
  • EUR: 2× Platinum
2001 Shine Like It Does: The Anthology (1979 – 1997)
  • Released: 5 June 2001
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: CD
2002 The Best of INXS
  • Released: 4 June 2002
  • Label: Rhino
  • Format: CD
144
Stay Young 1979 – 1982
  • Released: 11 October 2002
  • Label: Raven
  • Format: CD
Definitive INXS
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD
21 15
  • AUS: Platinum [1]
  • UK: Gold
The Years 1979 – 1997
  • Released: 10 December 2002
  • Label: Universal, Mercury
  • Format: CD
8
2004 Original Sin: The Collection
  • Released: 21 September 2004
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD
INXS²: The Remixes
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Universal
  • Format: CD
91
2006 Taste It: The Collection
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD
2010 Platinum: Greatest Hits + Seriously Live
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Petrol Electric
  • Format: CD, download
21
2011 Remastered
  • Released: 2011
  • Label: Universal
  • Format: Download
The Very Best
  • Released: 21 October 2011
  • Label: Universal
  • Format: CD, download
1 69
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Soundtrack[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Year Album AUS US
1983 Dekadance
  • Released: September 1983
  • Label: Atco
  • Format: CS
2 148
1993 Get Out of the House
  • Released: 1993
  • Label:
  • Format: CD
1997 Live in Aspen: February 1997
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD
2004 Bang the Drum
2008 Six Pack
  • Released: December 2008
  • Label: INXS self-release
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or
were not released in that country.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
AUS CAN GER NLD NZ UK US US Main US Mod US Adult
1980 "Simple Simon" single-only
"Just Keep Walking" 38 INXS
1981 "The Loved One" 18 single-only
"Stay Young" 21 Underneath the Colours
1982 "Night of Rebellion"
"Underneath the Colours"
"The One Thing" 14 31 30 2 Shabooh Shoobah
"Don't Change" 14 80 17
1983 "To Look at You" 36
"Black and White" 24
1984 "Original Sin" 1 20 31 6 58 43 The Swing
"I Send a Message" 3 18 77 41
"Burn for You" 3 29
"Dancing on the Jetty" 39
1985 "What You Need" 2 21 14 51 5 3 Listen Like Thieves
"This Time" 19 40 79 81 11
1986 "Kiss the Dirt (Falling Down the Mountain)" 15 42 54 24
"Listen Like Thieves" 28 46 54 12
1987 "Good Times"[note 1] 2 74 1 18 47 3 The Lost Boys (soundtrack)
"Need You Tonight" 3 1 16 12 3 2 1 12 Kick
1988 "Devil Inside" 6 3 33 41 2 47 2 2
"New Sensation" 8 1 35 14 16 25 3 8
"Never Tear Us Apart" 11 9 66 9 21 24 7 5 28
"Kick" 33
1989 "Mystify" 5 46 53 14 17
1990 "Suicide Blonde" 2 1 23 9 1 11 9 1 1 X
"Disappear" 23 1 43 15 25 21 8 6 10
1991 "Bitter Tears" 36 13 34 44 30 46 4 6
"By My Side" 23 54 56 35 42
"The Stairs"
"Shining Star" 21 26 40 27 14 4 Live Baby Live
1992 "Heaven Sent" 13 13 47 32 31 4 2 Welcome to Wherever You Are
"Baby Don't Cry" 30 46 34 20
"Taste It" 36 39 31 21 101 5
"Not Enough Time" 7 28 13 2
1993 "Beautiful Girl" 34 9 54 50 23 46 10
"The Gift" 16 25 38 11 6 Full Moon, Dirty Hearts
"Please (You Got That ...)" 37 90 46 50
"Time" 36 88 25
1994 "Freedom Deep"
"The Strangest Party (These Are the Times)" 34 77 15 The Greatest Hits
1995 "Original Sin (Remix)"
1997 "Elegantly Wasted" 48 1 72 90 20 [18] 37 13 13 Elegantly Wasted
"Everything" 71
"Don't Lose Your Head" 94
"Searching"
2001 "Precious Heart"[note 2] 27 30 14 INXS²: The Remixes
"I'm So Crazy"[note 3] 45 19
2002 "Tight" 93 The Best of INXS / Definitive
2003 "One of My Kind"[note 4] 10 INXS²: The Remixes
"I Get Up" 72 single-only
2004 "Bang the Drum"
"Mystify (Remix)"[note 5] 74
2005 "Pretty Vegas" 9 1 7 37 7 Switch
2006 "Afterglow" 24 3 20
"Devil's Party"
"Perfect Strangers"
"God's Top Ten" 88
2010 "Dream on Black Girl (Original Sin)"[note 6] Original Sin
"Never Tear Us Apart (2010)"[note 7]
2011 "Don't Change (2011)"
"Mediate" (featuring Tricky) [19]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country
  1. ^ Collaboration with Jimmy Barnes
  2. ^ Tall Paul vs. INXS
  3. ^ Par-T-One vs. INXS
  4. ^ Rogue Traders vs. INXS
  5. ^ Mellow Trax featuring INXS
  6. ^ Kash vs. INXS
  7. ^ Collaboration with Ben Harper

VHS, DVD[edit]

  • The Swing and Other Stories (1985)
  • What You Need (1986)
  • Living INXS (1986)
  • Kick the Video Flick (1987) US: Platinum[7]
  • In Search of Excellence (1989)
  • Greatest Video Hits (1980–1990) (1990) US: Gold[7]
  • Live Baby Live (1991)
  • Australian Made (1992)
  • The Great Video Experience (1994)
  • Live Baby Live (2003) AUS: Platinum[20]
  • The Years 1979–1997 (2003)
  • I'm Only Looking – The Best of INXS (2004) AUS: 2× Platinum [2]
  • Rock Star: INXS The DVD (2005) US: Gold[7]

Featured[edit]

In 2002 in America, McDonald's and Toyota used "New Sensation" for a promo campaign; the song was also featured in the 2003 film Shattered Glass. "What You Need" featured in a Chevy trucks advertising campaign. In Australia, "By My Side" was used by NRMA Insurance on and off for eight years. "The One Thing" is featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories under the fictional radio station Flash FM.

Type Title Song
Film Reckless "The One Thing"[21]
Film Reckless "To Look at You"[21]
Film The Lost Boys "Good Times"[21]
Film Reckless "Soul Mistake"[21]
Film Beverly Hills Cop III "Keep the Peace"[22]
Film Donnie Darko (director's cut) "Never Tear Us Apart"
Film 40 Days and 40 Nights "New Sensation"
Film Coyote Ugly "Need You Tonight"
Film Crocodile Dundee "Different World"
Film Face/Off "Don't Lose Your Head"
Film Hysterical Blindness "What You Need"
Film In the Land of Women "Beautiful Girl"
Film Mystery Date "Disappear"
Film Mystery Date "On My Way"
Film Mystery Date "Suicide Blonde"
Film Pretty in Pink "Do Wot You Do"
Film Shattered Glass "New Sensation"
Film Rock Star "Devil Inside"
Film Reckless Kelly "Born to Be Wild"
Film Drop Zone "Strangest Party (These Are the Times)"
Film Towelhead "New Sensation"
Film Adventureland "Don't Change"
Film Young Guns 3 "Don't Change"
Film Hot Tub Time Machine "What You Need"
Film Love and Other Drugs "Beautiful Girl"
TV show American Dad "Never Tear Us Apart"
TV show One Tree Hill "Never Tear Us Apart"
Ad Chevy Trucks "What You Need"
Ad NRMA Insurance "By My Side"
Ad McDonald's "New Sensation"
Ad Toyota "New Sensation"
Game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City "Kiss the Dirt"
Game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City "The One Thing"
Game FIFA Football 2005 "What You Need"
Game Name That Tune Eighties "Need You Tonight"
Game Name That Tune Eighties "New Sensation"
Game Name That Tune Eighties "Never Tear Us Apart"
Game Name That Tune Eighties "What You Need"
Game Rock Band 3 "Need You Tonight"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Search Results for INXS in Top Albums/CDs". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Tous les "Chart Runs" des Albums classés depuis 1985 dans le Top Albums Officiel". InfoDisc (in French). Retrieved 13 April 2013.  Locate INXS under the drop-down menu and click OK.
  4. ^ "Discographie INXS". Lescharts.com (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
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  6. ^ a b c "INXS | Artist | Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
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  8. ^ a b http://www.ariacharts.com.au/chart/singles
  9. ^ a b c d e "Canadian certifications – INXS". Music Canada. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  10. ^ a b c "French certifications – INXS" (in French). InfoDisc. Retrieved 14 September 2012.  Select INXS and click OK
  11. ^ a b c "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (INXS)" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  12. ^ a b c d e "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (INXS)". Hung Medien. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  13. ^ a b c d e "British certifications – INXS". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 6 December 2009.  Enter INXS in the field Search. Select Artist in the field Search by. Click Go
  14. ^ a b "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 1987−1998" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  15. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2005 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  16. ^ http://www.ariacharts.com.au/chart/albums
  17. ^ http://www.bpi.co.uk/certified-awards.aspx
  18. ^ Peaked at number 22 on the Top 40 Mainstream chart, but failed to reach the Hot 100. "INXS - Billboard Singles". AllMusic. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  19. ^ "No. 5 on the Billboard Dance Chart". trickysite.com. Retrieved 16 April 2012. 
  20. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2003 DVD". Aria.com.au. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  21. ^ a b c d Reckless (1984) - Soundtracks
  22. ^ Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) - Soundtracks