James discography

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James discography
Releases
Studio albums 12
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 4
EPs 3
Singles 30
B-sides 1
Video albums 5

This is the discography of James.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
CAN
[2]
SWE
[3]
US
[4]
1986 Stutter 68
1988 Strip-mine
  • Released: September 1988
  • Label: Blanco y Negro/Sire
90
1990 Gold Mother1 2
1992 Seven
  • Released: February 1992
  • Label: Fontana Records
2 45
1993 Laid 3 72
1994 Wah Wah
  • Released: October 1994
  • Label: Mercury Records
11
1997 Whiplash
  • Released: 25 February 1997
  • Label: Mercury Records
9 72 158
1999 Millionaires
  • Released: 13 October 1999
  • Label: Mercury Records
2
2001 Pleased to Meet You
  • Released: 17 July 2001
  • Label: Mercury Records
11
  • UK: Silver[5]
2008 Hey Ma
  • Released: 7 April 2008
  • Label: Mercury Records
10
2010 The Night Before
  • Release date: 19 April 2010
  • Label: Mercury Records
20
2010 The Morning After
  • Release date: 6 September 2010
  • Label: Mercury Records
19
2014 La Petite Mort
  • Release date: 2 June 2014
  • Label: Cooking Vinyl
11

1Released as James in the U.S. in 1991

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
UK Indie
[7]
SWE
[3]
US
[4]
1998 The Best Of
  • Released: 30 June 1998
  • Label: Mercury/Fontana
1
  • UK: 2x Platinum[5]
2001 B-Sides Ultra
  • Released: 3 December 2001
  • Label: Mercury Records
2004 The Collection
  • Released: 11 October 2004
  • Label: Spectrum Music
3
  • UK: Silver[5]
2007 Fresh as a Daisy - The Singles
  • Released: 30 April 2007
  • Label: Mercury Records
12
  • UK: Silver[5]

Live albums[edit]

Year Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[7]
UK Indie
[8]
SWE
[3]
US
[4]
1989 One Man Clapping 2
2002 Getting Away With It... Live 102
2008 Live in 2008
  • Released: 7 December 2008
  • Label: Self-released

Singles & EPs[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK
[1]
UK Indie
[8]
AUS
[9]
AUT
[10]
GER
[11]
IRL
[12]
NLD
[13]
US
[14]
US
Alt

[14]
1983 Jimone (EP) 10 Non-album EP's
1985 James II (EP) (EP) 2
Village Fire (EP) 3
1986 Chain Mail (a.k.a. Sit Down EP)
"So Many Ways" Stutter
1988 "What For" Strip-mine
"Ya Ho"
1989 "Sit Down" (original version) 77 2 Track later completely re-recorded for Gold Mother
"Come Home" (original mix) 84 3 This mix found on early pressings of Gold Mother
1990 "How Was It for You?" 32 Gold Mother
"Come Home" (remix) 32 This mix found on later pressings of Gold Mother
"Lose Control" 38 Initially released as non-LP singles. Eventually added to later pressings of Gold Mother
1991 "Sit Down" (re-recorded version) (UK: Silver[5]) 2 27 56 5 42 9
"Sound" 9 28 15 Seven
1992 "Born of Frustration" 13 69 5
"Ring the Bells" 37
"Seven" 46
1993 "Sometimes" 18 Laid
"Laid" 25 40 61 3
1994 "Jam J" / "Say Something"
(Double A-side)
24 19 Wah-Wah / Laid
1997 "She's a Star" 9 Whiplash
"Tomorrow" 12
"Waltzing Along" 23
1998 "Destiny Calling" 17 The Best Of James
"Runaground" 29
"Sit Down" (remix of re-recorded version) 7 Non-album remix of a track found on later pressings of Gold Mother.
1999 "I Know What I'm Here For" 22 Millionaires
"Just Like Fred Astaire" 17
"We're Going to Miss You" 48
2001 "Getting Away With It (All Messed Up)" 22 Pleased To Meet You
2008 "Whiteboy" Hey Ma
"Waterfall"
2010 "Not So Strong" Non-album

Videography[edit]

Year Title Format
1991 Come Home Live VHS
1992 Seven: Live Concert VHS
2002 Getting Away With It... Live ' DVD
2005 Seven: Live Concert DVD (re-release)
2007 Fresh As A Daisy - The Videos DVD

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Canadian Whiplash position". RPM. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "Swedish chart positions". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "US chart positions". billboard.com. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
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  6. ^ "US certificates: searchable database". RIAA. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "UK Chartlog: Candy J. – JX". zobbel.de. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  8. ^ a b "IndieHits: J". cherryred.co.uk. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  9. ^ "Australian chart positions". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  10. ^ "Austrian chart positions". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  11. ^ "German singles positions". musicline.de. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  12. ^ "Irishcharts: searchable database". irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  13. ^ "Dutch chart positions". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  14. ^ a b "US single positions". allmusic.com. Retrieved 13 February 2010.