Madness discography

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Madness discography

Madness performing at Bimbos in 2005.
Releases
Studio albums 10
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 9
EPs 2
Singles 37
Video albums 3
Soundtracks 1
Box sets 4
For the solo discography of Madness lead singer Suggs, see Suggs: Solo Discography.

The discography of Madness, a British pop/ska band, comprises ten studio albums, nine compilation albums, two live albums, one soundtrack album, two extended plays, four box sets and thirty-seven singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
FRA
[2]
GER
[3]
IRE
[4]
NL
[5]
US
1979 One Step Beyond... 2 22 128
1980 Absolutely
  • Released: September 1980
  • Label: Stiff
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
2 2 146
  • UK: Platinum[6]
1981 7
  • Released: October 1981
  • Label: Stiff
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
5 5
1982 The Rise & Fall
  • Released: October 1982
  • Label: Stiff
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
10
1984 Keep Moving
  • Released: February 1984
  • Label: Stiff
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
6 109
  • UK: Silver[6]
1985 Mad Not Mad
  • Released: September 1985
  • Label: Zarjazz
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
16
  • UK: Silver[6]
1999 Wonderful
  • Released: November 1999
  • Label: Virgin
  • Formats: CD, cassette
17
2005 The Dangermen Sessions Vol. 1 11 17 81 39 59
2009 The Liberty of Norton Folgate
  • Released: May 2009
  • Label: Lucky Seven
  • Formats: CD, digital download
5 110 80 31 52
2012 Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da
  • Released: October 2012
  • Label: Lucky Seven
  • Formats: CD, digital download
10 94 25 37

Compilation albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

Soundtrack album[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
FRA
[7]
GER
[3]
IRE
[4]
NL
[8]
US
2002 Our House 45

Extended plays[edit]

Year Album details
1980 Work Rest and Play
  • Released: April 1980
  • Label: Stiff
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
1986 The Peel Sessions

Box sets[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK AUS NL SWI NZ IRE[10] U.S.
1979 "The Prince" 16 - - - - - - One Step Beyond...
"One Step Beyond" 7 - 29 3 - 28 -
"My Girl" 3 - - - 46 3 -
1980 "Tarzan's Nuts" (Netherlands only) - - - - - - -
"Baggy Trousers" 3 30 6 - 3 5 - Absolutely
"Embarrassment" 4 - 4 - - 4 -
1981 "The Return of the Los Palmas 7" 7 - - - - 13 -
"Grey Day" 4 82 18 - - 4 - 7
"Shut Up" 7 - 25 - - 3 -
"It Must Be Love" 4 6 43 - 21 5 33 Complete Madness
1982 "Cardiac Arrest" 14 - 26 - - 4 - 7
"House of Fun" 1 5 34 - 23 1 - Complete Madness
"Driving in My Car" 4 20 - - - 3 - Utter Madness
"Our House" 5 17 10 4 49 3 7 The Rise & Fall
1983 "Tomorrow's (Just Another Day)" / "Madness (Is All in the Mind)" 8 98 - - - 2 -
"Wings of a Dove" 2 72 - - - 1 - Utter Madness
"The Sun and the Rain" 5 - - - - 8 72
1984 "Michael Caine" 11 - - - - 3 - Keep Moving
"One Better Day" 17 - - - - 8 -
1985 "Yesterday's Men" 18 54 41 - 38 7 - Mad Not Mad
"Uncle Sam" 21 - - - - 17 -
1986 "Sweetest Girl" 35 - - - - 29 -
"(Waiting For) The Ghost Train" 18 - - - - 9 - Utter Madness
1992 "It Must Be Love" (re-issue) 6 - - - - - - Divine Madness
"House of Fun" (re-issue) 40 - - - - - -
"My Girl" (re-issue) 27 - - - - - -
"The Harder They Come" 44 - - - - - - Madstock!
1993 "Night Boat to Cairo" (re-issue) 56 - 29 - - - - Divine Madness
1999 "Lovestruck" 10 - - - - - - Wonderful
"Johnny the Horse" 44 - - - - - -
2000 "Drip Fed Fred" 55 - - - - - -
2005 "Shame & Scandal" 38 - 100 69 - - - The Dangermen Sessions Vol. 1
"Girl Why Don't You" 77 - - - - - -
2007 "Sorry" 23 - - - - - - Non-album single
2008 "NW5" 24 - - - - - - The Liberty of Norton Folgate
2009 "Dust Devil" 64 - - - - - -
"Sugar and Spice" (download only) - - - - - - -
2010 "Forever Young" 199 - - - - - -
2012 "My Girl 2" (download only) - - - - - - - Oui Oui, Si Si, Ja Ja, Da Da
2013 "Never Knew Your Name" (download only) 88 - - - - - -
"How Can I Tell You" (download only) - - - - - - -

Video albums[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "UK Charts > Madness". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  2. ^ "French Charts > Madness" (in French). lescharts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  3. ^ a b "Chartverfolgung / Madness / Longplay" (in German). musicline.de PhonoNet. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  4. ^ a b "Irish Charts > Madness". irish-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  5. ^ "Dutch Album Charts > Madness" (in Dutch). dutchcharts.nl Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i "BPI Certified Awards". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  7. ^ "French Charts > Madness" (in French). lescharts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  8. ^ "Dutch Album Charts > Madness" (in Dutch). dutchcharts.nl Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  9. ^ The Peel Sessions - Madness at Discogs Retrieved 19 June 2013
  10. ^ Irish Charts - search Madness

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