Manfred Mann's Earth Band discography

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Manfred Mann's Earth Band discography
Releases
Studio albums 17
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 8
Singles 29
Video albums 4

The discography of British rock band Manfred Mann's Earth Band consists of 17 studio albums, 2 live albums, 8 compilation albums, 4 video albums, and 29 singles. Manfred Mann's Earth Band have been releasing albums and singles since 1971.

The Earth Band was formed in 1971 by South African musician Manfred Mann after the break-up of Chapter Three. Mann formed the Earth Band as a progressive rock group to break away from the pop genre.

The band's album have charted in at least 8 countries and their singles have charted in at least 5. The group is most notable remembered for their cover versions of Bruce Springsteen songs, including "Blinded by the Light", which topped the singles charts in the United States and Canada.[1][2] The group's albums have been the most successful in Norway, where a total of 7 released peaking in the top 10 of the VG-lista albums chart.[3]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[4]
AT
[5]
CA
[1]
NL
[6]
NZ
[7]
NO
[3]
SE
[8]
US
[9]
GE
[10]
1972 Manfred Mann's Earth Band
  • Released: 18 February 1972
  • Label: Philips (6308 086)
  • Format: LP
138
Glorified Magnified
  • Released: 29 September 1972
  • Label: Philips (6308 125)
  • Format: LP
1973 Messin'
  • Released: 15 June 1973
  • Label: Vertigo (6360 087)
  • Format: LP
  • US Release: Get Your Rocks Off
196
Solar Fire
  • Released: 30 November 1973
  • Label: Bronze (ILPS 9265)
  • Format: LP
96 96
1974 The Good Earth
  • Released: 11 October 1974
  • Label: Bronze (ILPS 9306)
  • Format: LP
20 157
1975 Nightingales & Bombers
  • Released: 22 August 1975
  • Label: Bronze (ILPS 9337)
  • Format: LP
20 10 120 49
1976 The Roaring Silence
  • Released: 27 August 1976
  • Label: Bronze (ILPS 9357)
  • Format: LP
10 10 6 11 34 6 17 10 26
1978 Watch
  • Released: 24 February 1978
  • Label: Bronze (BRON 507)
  • Format: LP
33 14 85 18 29 2 9 83 3
1979 Angel Station
  • Released: 9 March 1979
  • Label: Bronze (BRON 516)
  • Format: LP
30 6 19 3 6 144 4
1980 Chance
  • Released: 10 October 1980
  • Label: Bronze (BRON 529)
  • Format: LP
12 23 6 13 87 11
1983 Somewhere in Afrika
  • Released: 18 February 1983
  • Label: Bronze (BRON 543)
  • Format: LP
87 8 14 40 8
1986 Criminal Tango
  • Released: 13 June 1986
  • Label: Virgin (DIX/DIXCD 35)
  • Format: LP/CD
26 7 18 17
1987 Masque
  • Released: 16 October 1987
  • Label: Virgin (DIX/DIXCD 69)
  • Format: LP/CD
44
1991 Plains Music
  • Released: 17 August 1991
  • Label: Kaz (KAZ D902)
  • Format: LP/CD
1996 Soft Vengeance
  • Released: April 1996
  • Label: Grapevine (GRACD213)
  • Format: CD
22 65
2004 2006
  • Released: October 2004
  • Label: Cohesion (MANN 021)
  • Format: CD
2014 Lone Arranger
  • Released: October 2014
  • Label:
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Album details
1984 Budapest Live
  • Released: 17 February 1984
  • Label: Bronze (BRON/BRONC 550)
  • Format: LP/Cassette
1998 Mann Alive
  • Released: May 1998
  • Label: Cohesion (MANNLIVE 1)
  • Format: CD

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[4]
NL
[6]
NO
[3]
GE
[10]
1975 1971-1973
  • Released: 1975
  • Label: Fontana (6438 085) / Vertigo (7299 584)
  • Format: LP/CD
1990 20 Years of Manfred Mann's Earth Band
  • Released: 12 November 1990
  • Label: Cohesion (BOMME 1/BOMME CD 1)
  • Format: LP/CD
17
1992 Spotlight: 1971–1991
  • Released: 1992
  • Label: Cohesion (COMME-CD13)
  • Format: CD
Blinded by the Light:
The Very Best of Manfred Mann's Earth Band
  • Released: 1992
  • Label: Arcade (8800068)
  • Format: CD
69 77 1 10
1993 The Very Best of Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Vol. 2
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: Arcade (8800182)
  • Format: CD
1999 The Best of Manfred Mann's Earth Band Re-Mastered
  • Released: 4 October 1999
  • Label: Cohesion (MANN 018)
  • Format: CD
82
2001 The Best of Manfred Mann's Earth Band Re-Mastered Volume II
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Cohesion (MANN 020)
  • Format: CD
2005 Odds & Sods – Mis-takes & Out-takes
  • Released: September 2005
  • Label: Cohesion (MMBOOK1)
  • Format: CD
2009 Bootleg Archives: Volumes 1–5
  • Released: October 2009
  • Label: Cohesion (MMARCHIVE1)
  • Format: CD

Video albums[edit]

Year Title Album details
2004 Angel Station in Moscow
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Cohesion (MANNDVD1)
  • Format: DVD
2006 Unearthed: The Best of 1973–2005
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: Cohesion (MANNDVD2)
  • Format: DVD
2007 Budapest Live
  • Released: 2007
  • Label: Cohesion (MANNDVD3)
  • Format: DVD
2008 Watch the DVD
  • Released: 2008
  • Label: Cohesion (MANNDVD4)
  • Format: DVD

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK
[4]
CA
[1]
GE
[11]
NL
[6]
NZ
[7]
US
[2]
AU
[12]
1971 "Living Without You" 69 Manfred Mann's Earth Band
"Mrs. Henry" 108
1972 "I'm Up and I'm Leaving" 112
"Meat" Glorified Magnified
1973 "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue"
"Get Your Rocks Off" Messin'
"Mardi Gras Day"
"Joybringer" 9 93 Non-album Single
1974 "Father of Day, Father of Night" Solar Fire
"Be Not too Hard" The Good Earth
1975 "Spirits in the Night" 64 10 97 Nightingales & Bombers
1976 "Blinded by the Light" 6 1 19 8 1 11 The Roaring Silence
"Questions"
1977 "Spirits in the Night" 40 73 Non-album Single
"California" 31 96 Watch
1978 "Mighty Quinn"
"Davy's on the Road Again" 6 26 18 48
1979 "You Angel You" 54 93 58 50 Angel Station
"Don't Kill It Carol" 45 23
1980 "Lies (Through the 80's)" 26 98 Chance
1981 "For You" 106
"I (Who Have Nothing)" 48 Non-album Single
1983 "Eyes of Nostradamus" Somewhere in Afrika
"Redemption Song"
"Tribal Statistics"
"Demolition Man"
1984 "Runner" 34 22
1986 "Do Anything You Wanna Do" Criminal Tango
"Going Underground"
1987 "Geronimo's Cadillac" Masque
2011 "(Lick your) Boots" Non-album Single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "RPM Search Engine" (PHP). Library and Archives Canada. 31 March 2004. 
  2. ^ a b "Manfred Mann Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Artist Info: Manfred Mann's Earth Band" (PHP). VG-lista. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "Artist Chart History: Manfred Mann". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Discographie Manfred Mann's Earth Band" (ASP). Austrian Charts (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c "Discografie Manfred Mann's Earth Band" (ASP). Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "Discography Manfred Mann's Earth Band" (ASP). Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Discography Manfred Mann's Earth Band" (ASP). Swedish Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  9. ^ "Manfred Mann: Charts & Awards – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  10. ^ a b "Suche nach "Manfred Mann's Earth Band"". Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  11. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Mann,Manfred's Earth Band / Single". Music Line (in German). Germany: Media Control Charts. Retrieved 6 June 2011. 
  12. ^ http://australian-charts.com

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