Mike + The Mechanics discography

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Mike + The Mechanics discography
Releases
Studio albums 7
Compilation albums 3
Singles 21

This is the discography of the British band Mike + The Mechanics. Mike + The Mechanics have released seven studio albums, three compilation albums, and over two dozen singles.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
GER
[4][5]
US
[6]
Mike + The Mechanics
  • Release date: 5 October 1985
  • Label: Atlantic / WEA
  • Formats: CD, LP
78 36 10 9 26
Living Years
  • Release date: 28 October 1988
  • Label: Atlantic / WEA
  • Formats: CD, LP
2 10 12 13 13
Word of Mouth
  • Release date: 2 April 1991
  • Label: Atlantic / Virgin
  • Formats: CD
11 55 24 22 107
  • UK: Silver[9]
Beggar on a Beach of Gold
  • Release date: 6 March 1995
  • Label: Atlantic / Virgin
  • Formats: CD
9 21
Mike & The Mechanics
  • Release date: 31 May 1999
  • Label: Virgin
  • Formats: CD
14 9
Rewired
  • Release date: 7 June 2004
  • Label: Rhino / Virgin
  • Formats: CD
42 39
The Road
  • Release date: 18 April 2011
  • Label: Sony Music
  • Formats: CD
42 41

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
UK
[1]
GER
Hits 3 6
Favourites/The Very Best Of
  • Release date: 27 December 2000
  • Label: Virgin / EMI
  • Formats: CD
Rewired + Hits – The Latest + The Greatest
  • Release date: 6 September 2004
  • Label: Virgin
  • Formats: CD
42
The Singles 1985 – 2014 18

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[11]
GER
[12]
IRE
[13]
NL
[14]
NZ
[15]
US
[6]
1985 "Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)" 21 23 8 8 21 39 6 Mike + The Mechanics
1986 "All I Need Is a Miracle" 53 8 10 26 1 31 5
"Taken In" 39 32
"Hanging by a Thread"
1988 "Nobody's Perfect" 80 29 63 The Living Years
1989 "The Living Years" 2 1 1 13 1 20 11 1
"Seeing Is Believing" 91 46 62
"Nobody Knows" 81 20
"Revolution" 82 Non-album single[16]
1991 "Word of Mouth" 13 33 36 27 19 13 78 Word of Mouth
"A Time and Place" 58
"Everybody Gets a Second Chance" 56 21 51
"Get Up"
"Stop Baby"
1995 "Over My Shoulder" 12 22 44 26 Beggar on a Beach of Gold
"A Beggar on a Beach of Gold" 33 64
"Mea Culpa" 45
"Another Cup of Coffee" 51 53 61
1996 "All I Need Is a Miracle '96" 27 81 Hits
"Silent Running '96" 61
1999 "Now That You've Gone" 35 64 M6
"Whenever I Stop" 73 76
2004 "One Left Standing" Rewired
"Perfect Child"
2011 "Reach Out (Touch the Sun)" The Road
"Try to Save Me"

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
1994 "The Living Years" (live version) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume III[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Chart Stats – Mike + The Mechanics". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "australian-charts.com – Australian charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Results – RPM – Library and Archives Canada – Top Albums & CD's". RPM. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 
  4. ^ German album peaks
  5. ^ More German album peaks
  6. ^ a b "Mike + The Mechanics Album & Song Chart History – Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "Searchable Database: Mike & The Mechanics". RIAA. Retrieved 2012-05-23. 
  8. ^ Canada album certification
  9. ^ a b c d e "Certified Awards Search: Mike & The Mechanics". BPI. Retrieved 2010-08-14. 
  10. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Mike & The Mechanics)" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 
  11. ^ Canada peaks
  12. ^ German singles peaks
  13. ^ Irish peaks
  14. ^ Dutch peaks
  15. ^ New Zealand peaks
  16. ^ "Revolution", a cover of the Lennon/McCartney song, was issued as a single in North America in 1989. It is also available on the Rude Awakenings soundtrack.
  17. ^ "Grammy's Greatest Moments, Volume III: Various Artists". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-11-23. 

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