Meat Loaf discography

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Meat Loaf discography
Releases
Studio albums 12
Live albums 5
Compilation albums 7
EPs 1
Singles 39

This is a full discography for rock singer Meat Loaf.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
GER
[3]
IRE
[4]
NL
[5]
NZ
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
Stoney & Meatloaf 25
Bat Out of Hell 14 1 11 1 1 1 3 13 9

Worldwide sales: 30−43(+) million

Dead Ringer
  • Released: September 1981
  • Label: Epic
45 5 8 10 2 10 1 1

Worldwide sales: 3-6(+) million

Midnight at the Lost and Found
  • Released: May 1983
  • Label: Epic
84 26 7 21 7

Worldwide sales: 700,000

Bad Attitude
  • Released: November 1984
  • Label: Arista
74 42 24 36 8

Worldwide sales: 1+ million

Blind Before I Stop
  • Released: September 1986
  • Label: Atlantic
51 36 21 28

Worldwide sales: 400,000

Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell
  • Released: September 1993
  • Label: MCA
1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1

Worldwide sales: 15−20(+) million

  • UK: 6× Platinum[11]
  • CAN: 9× Platinum[13]
  • US: 5× Platinum[14]
  • GER: 2x Platinum
Welcome to the Neighbourhood
  • Released: November 1995
  • Label: MCA
17 10 10 28 17 12 22 10 3

Worldwide sales: 3-4(+) million

  • UK: Platinum[11]
  • CAN: Platinum[13]
  • US: Platinum[14]
  • GER: Gold
  • EU: Platinum
Couldn't Have Said It Better
  • Released: September 2003
  • Label: Polydor
85 28 8 16 36 17 26 44 4

Worldwide sales: 1 million

Bat Out of Hell III:
The Monster is Loose
  • Released: October 2006
  • Label: Virgin, Mercury
8 9 2 16 7 5 6 10 3 3

Worldwide sales: 2+ million

Hang Cool Teddy Bear
  • Released: April 2010
  • Label: Mercury
27 16 4 28 23 5 16 21 4 4
Hell in a Handbasket
  • Released: 30 September 2011 (AUS/NZ) / 2 December 2011 (Germany) / February 2012 (UK/US)
  • Label: Sony
100 20 29 51 62 39 49 5
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Live albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
GER
[3]
IRE
[4]
UK
[10]
Live at Wembley
  • Released: October 1987
  • Label: Arista
60
Live Around the World
  • Released: November 1996
  • Label: MCA / Virgin
VH1: Storytellers
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: Beyond
129
Bat Out of Hell: Live with the
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
  • Released: September 2004
  • Label: Mercury
81 69 14
3 Bats Live
  • Released: October 2007
  • Label: Mercury
72
Guilty Pleasure Tour - Live from Sydney, Australia
  • Released: October 2012
  • Label: Store For Music
177
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not released in that country

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS
[2]
GER
[3]
IRE
[4]
NL
[5]
NZ
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
Hits Out of Hell
  • Released: 1984
  • Label: Cleveland International, Epic
53 41 10 2

Worldwide sales: 2+ million

The Big Ones
  • Released: August 1984 (Australia only)
  • Label: J&B
14
Rock 'N' Roll Hero
  • Released: 1987 (UK only)
  • Label: Pickwick
Prime Cuts
  • Released: 1989 (Europe only)
  • Label: Arista
Heaven & Hell
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: Columbia
43 32 9
Paradise by the Dashboardlight (The Very Best of)
  • Released: February 1991
  • Label: Arcade
23
Meat Loaf and Friends
  • Released: 1992 (Europe only)
  • Label: Epic
Back from Hell! The Very Best of Meat Loaf
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: Columbia
5 3 6
Back from Hell Again! − The Very Best of Meat Loaf Vol. 2
  • Released: August 1994
  • Label: Columbia
59
Alive in Hell
  • Released: October 1994
  • Label: Pure Music
33
Definitive Collection
  • Released: 1995 (Europe only)
  • Label: Epic
Heaven Can Wait – The Best Ballads of Meat Loaf Vol. 1
  • Released: January 1996
  • Label: Epic
30
The Very Best of Meat Loaf
  • Released: November 1998
  • Label: Virgin / Epic
26 5 14 29 22 39 14

Worldwide sales: 3 million

Heaven Can Wait – The Best of Meat Loaf
Fallen Angel
  • Released: June 2003
  • Label: Epic
Piece of the Action: The Best of Meat Loaf 80 56
Hits Out of Hell
  • Re-release / Expanded Version
  • Released: June 2009
  • Label: Epic
41 10
Playlist: The Very Best of Meat Loaf
  • Released: October 9, 2012
  • Label: Epic
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not released in that country

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US
[16]
AUS
[2]
GER
[17]
IRE
[18]
NL
[5]
NZ
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[19]
UK
[10]
1971 "What You See Is What You Get" (Stoney & Meatloaf) 71 Stoney & Meatloaf
"It Takes All Kinds of People" (Stoney & Meatloaf)
1977 "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth" 39 3 22 4 2 33 Bat Out of Hell
"Paradise by the Dashboard Light" 39 1
"Two Out of Three Ain't Bad" 11 11 9 32
1979 "Bat Out of Hell" 26 16 15
1981 "I'm Gonna Love Her for Both of Us" 84 92 40 62 Dead Ringer
"Dead Ringer for Love" (with Cher) 65 2 39 16 5
1982 "Read 'Em and Weep"
"Peel Out"
"In Europe '82 (4 Track EP)" 3
1983 "If You Really Want To" 59 Midnight at the Lost and Found
"Razor's Edge" 93
"Midnight at the Lost and Found" 21 17
"Razor's Edge" [re-release] 41
1984 "Modern Girl" 30 16 17 Bad Attitude
"Nowhere Fast" 67
"Surf's Up"
"Sailor to a Siren"
1985 "Piece of the Action" 98 47
1986 "Rock 'n' Roll Mercenaries" (with John Parr) 31 Blind Before I Stop
"Getting Away with Murder"
1987 "Blind Before I Stop" 89
"Special Girl" 81
"A Time for Heroes" (with Brian May)
1988 "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" (with Ellen Foley) [re-release] 3
1991 "Bat Out of Hell" [re-release] 79 Bat Out of Hell: Re-Vamped
"Dead Ringer for Love" [re-release] 28 53
1992 "Two out of Three Ain't Bad" (Special Version) 25 69
1993 "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell
"Life Is a Lemon and I Want My Money Back"
"Bat Out of Hell" [re-release] 16 8 Bat Out of Hell
"Paradise by the Dashboard Light" (with Ellen Foley) [re-release] 25
1994 "Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through" 13 18 26 19 26 6 18 11 Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell
"Objects in the Rear View Mirror
May Appear Closer than They Are
"
38 52 90 32 26
1995 "I'd Lie for You (And That's the Truth)" (with Patti Russo) 13 7 17 4 9 14 10 9 24 2 Welcome to the Neighbourhood
1996 "Not a Dry Eye in the House" 82 93 23 7
"Runnin' for the Red Light (I Gotta Life)" 21
1998 "A Kiss Is a Terrible Thing to Waste" (featuring Bonnie Tyler) The Very Best of Meat Loaf
1999 "Is Nothing Sacred" (with Patti Russo) 15 VH1: Storytellers
2003 "Did I Say That?" 18 56 Couldn't Have Said It Better
"Couldn't Have Said It Better" (with Patti Russo) 80 43 31
"Man of Steel" (with Pearl Aday) 21
2006 "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" (with Marion Raven) 7 34 15 1 21 6 Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose
"Blind As a Bat"
2007 "Cry Over Me" 47
2010 "Los Angeloser" 107 Hang Cool Teddy Bear
"If I Can't Have You"
2011 "All of Me" Hell in a Handbasket
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released in that country

Video albums[edit]

References[edit]

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  14. ^ a b c d RIAA Search 'Meat Loaf'
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