Mötley Crüe discography

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Mötley Crüe discography

Mötley Crüe live in 2007
Releases
Studio albums 9
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 6
EPs 3
Singles 29
Video albums 9
Music videos 29

The official discography of Mötley Crüe, a heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, consists of nine studio albums, two live albums, three EPs, six compilation albums, four box sets, nine DVD, twenty-eight singles, and twenty-five music videos.

Mötley Crüe is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1981. The band was founded by bass guitarist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, who were later joined by lead guitarist Mick Mars and lead singer Vince Neil. Mötley Crüe has sold more than 80 million album copies worldwide,[1][2] including 30 million in the US.[1]

The band members have often been noted for their hard-living lifestyles; all members have had numerous brushes with the law, have spent time in jail, have suffered long addictions to alcohol and drugs, have had countless escapades with women, and are heavily tattooed. Their ninth studio album entitled Saints of Los Angeles was released on June 24, 2008. In 2013, the band announced a retirement and a farewell tour. [3]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
AUS
[5]
AUT
[6]
CAN
[7]
FIN
[8]
NOR
[9]
NZ
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
1981 Too Fast for Love 77
1983 Shout at the Devil
  • Released: September 26, 1983
  • Label: Elektra
  • Producer: Tom Werman
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
17 85 23
1985 Theatre of Pain
  • Released: June 21, 1985
  • Label: Elektra
  • Producer: Tom Werman
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
6
[17]
39 11 7 25 36
  • US: 4× Platinum[14]
  • CAN: 3× Platinum[16]
1987 Girls, Girls, Girls
  • Released: May 15, 1987
  • Label: Elektra
  • Producer: Tom Werman
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
2 28 4 8 43 7 13 14
1989 Dr. Feelgood
  • Released: September 1, 1989
  • Label: Elektra
  • Producer: Bob Rock
  • Format: LP, CD, CS
1 5 7 7 5 6 7 4
1994 Mötley Crüe
  • Released: March 15, 1994
  • Label: Elektra
  • Producer: Bob Rock
  • Format: CD, CS
7 3 25 9 28 6 21 17
1997 Generation Swine
  • Released: June 24, 1997
  • Label: Elektra
  • Producer: Scott Humphrey
  • Format: CD, CS
4 34 10 18 80
[20]
2000 New Tattoo 41 176
[20]
2008 Saints of Los Angeles
  • Released: June 24, 2008
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Producer: James Michael
  • Format: CD, LP
4 14 73 3 6 37 8 5 42 78
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
1999 Live: Entertainment or Death
  • Release: November 23, 1999
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD
133
2006 Carnival of Sins Live
  • Release: 2006
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD, DVD
US: Platinum,

3x Platinum (DVD).

"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
AUS
[5]
CAN
[4]
FIN
[8]
NZ
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
1991 Decade of Decadence
  • Released: October 19, 1991
  • Label: Elektra
  • Formats: CD
2 9 10
[7]
13 43 22 20
  • US: 2× Platinum[14]
  • CAN: Platinum[16]
1998 Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD
20 16
1999 Supersonic and Demonic Relics
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD
2003 The Millennium Collection: The Best of Mötley Crüe
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Hip-O
  • Formats: CD
2005 Red, White & Crüe
  • Released: February 1, 2005
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD
6 26 2 16 31 67
  • US: Platinum[14]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[16]
2009 Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 17, 2009
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD
94 30
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Box sets[edit]

Year Album details
2003 Music to Crash Your Car to: Vol. 1
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD
2004 Music to Crash Your Car to: Vol. 2
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD
Loud as F@*k
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Mötley, Eleven Seven
  • Formats: CD

Extended plays[edit]

Year Album details
1988 Raw Tracks
  • Released: November 23, 1988
  • Label: Elektra
  • Formats: CD, LP
1990 Raw Tracks 2
  • Released: November 23, 1990
  • Label: Elektra
  • Formats: CD
1994 Quaternary
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: Elektra
  • Formats: CD

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[21]
US Main.
[21]
AUS
[5]
NZ
[10]
SWE
[11]
UK
[13]
1981 "Live Wire" Too Fast for Love
1983 "Shout at the Devil" 30 Shout at the Devil
1984 "Looks That Kill" 54 12
"Too Young to Fall in Love" 90 17
1985 "Smokin' in the Boys Room" 16 7 71 Theatre of Pain
"Home Sweet Home" 89 38 51
1987 "Girls, Girls, Girls" 12 20 43 26 Girls, Girls, Girls
"Wild Side" 23
"You're All I Need" 83 23
1989 "Dr. Feelgood" 6 7 26 11 50 Dr. Feelgood
"Kickstart My Heart" 27 18 34 31
1990 "Without You" 8 11 45 39
"Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)" 19 13 49
"Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S.)" 78 34
1991 "Primal Scream" 63 21 29 30 32 Decade of Decadence
"Home Sweet Home '91" 37 41 37
"Anarchy in the U.K." 10 34 36
1994 "Hooligan's Holiday" 10 34 36 Mötley Crüe
"Misunderstood" 24
1997 "Afraid" 10 58 Generation Swine
"Beauty" 37
1998 "Bitter Pill" 22 Greatest Hits
1999 "Teaser" 35 Supersonic and Demonic Relics
2001 "Hell on High Heels" 13 New Tattoo
"New Tattoo"
2004 "If I Die Tomorrow" 4 63 Red, White & Crüe
2005 "Sick Love Song" 22
2008 "Saints of Los Angeles" 5 Saints of Los Angeles
"Mutherfucker of the Year" 29
2009 "White Trash Circus" 37
2012 "Sex" Non-album single
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Video albums[edit]

Year Title Certifications
1986 Uncensored
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: Elektra
  • Format: VHS
  • US: 2x Platinum[14]
1990 Dr. Feelgood The Videos
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: Elektra
  • Format: VHS
1992 Decade of Decadence
  • Released: 1992
  • Labal: Elektra
  • Format: VHS
1998 Behind the Music: Mötley Crüe
  • Released: 1998
  • Label:
  • Format: DVD
2001 Lewd, Crüed & Tattooed
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Mötley
  • Format: DVD
2003 Greatest Video Hits
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Mötley
  • Format: DVD
2005 Classic Mötley Crüe: Universal Masters DVD Collection
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: Mötley
  • Format: DVD
2006 Carnival of Sins Live
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: Mötley
  • Format: DVD
  • US: 3x Platinum[14]
2009 Crüe Fest
  • Released: March 24, 2009
  • Label: Mötley
  • Format: DVD

Music videos[edit]

Year Song
1982 "Live Wire"
1984 "Looks That Kill"
"Too Young to Fall in Love"
1985 "Smokin' in the Boys Room"
"Home Sweet Home"
1987 "Girls, Girls, Girls"
"Wild Side"
"You're All I Need"
1989 "Dr. Feelgood"
"Kickstart My Heart"
1990 "Without You"
"Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)"
"Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S.)"
1991 "Anarchy in the U.K."
"Primal Scream"
"Home Sweet Home '91"
1994 "Hooligan's Holiday"
"Misunderstood"
"Smoke the Sky"
1997 "Afraid"
"Shout at the Devil '97"
1998 "Enslaved"
2001 "Hell on High Heels"
2004 "If I Die Tomorrow"
2005 "Sick Love Song"
2008 "Saints of Los Angeles"
"Mutherfucker of the Year"
2009 "White Trash Circus"
2011 "Kickstart My Heart"

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