Phantom Planet discography

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Phantom Planet discography
Studio albums 4
Live albums 1
EPs 3
Singles 11
Music videos 6

The discography of American rock band Phantom Planet consists of four studio albums, three extended plays (EPs), eleven singles, six music videos, and two live DVD. Phantom Planet is an alternative rock band from Southern California. The band consists of vocalist-rhythm guitarist Alex Greenwald, lead guitarist Darren Robinson (musician), bassist Sam Farrar and drummer Jeff Conrad.The band is best known for its track "California", which became the theme song for the Fox TV series, The O.C.. On November 25, 2008, the band announced in a blog entry on their website that they are going on "hiatus, and will not be playing any more live shows or making any new records, indefinitely." [1] They played their last show on December 12, 2008, in Los Angeles. Alex mentioned numerous times during their last show that the band was, in fact, going on a hiatus, not breaking up.

Studio albums[edit]

Date of release Title Label Billboard 200 peak
July 28, 1998 Phantom Planet Is Missing Geffen Records -
June 5, 2002 The Guest Epic Records 113
January 6, 2004 Phantom Planet Daylight/Epic 95
April 16, 2008 Raise the Dead Fueled by Ramen 119

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
2003 Live at The Troubadour
  • Released: Nov 04, 2003
  • Label: Epic
- -

Extended plays[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
2004 California EP
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Epic
- - -
2004 Live At Sony Connect: Phantom Planet
  • Released: October 26, 2004
  • Label: Epic
- - -
2007 Limited Edition Tour EP
  • Released: February 6, 2007
  • Label: Fueled By Ramen
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or not released

Music videos[edit]

"Hey Now Girl" from the album The Guest

  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Epic

"Lonely Day" from the album The Guest

  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Epic

"California" from the album The Guest

  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Epic

"Big Brat" from the album Phantom Planet

  • Label: Epic
  • Director: Spike Jonze

"Do the Panic" from the album Raise the Dead

"Dropped" from the album Raise the Dead

  • Released: December 2008
  • Label: Fueled By Ramen
  • Director: Eric Wareheim


Phantom Planet: Live at the Troubadour

  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Daylight/Epic
  • Producer: Phantom Planet

Phantom Planet: Chicago, Chicagogoing, Chicagogone

  • Released: December 2004
  • Label: Epic Records
  • Producer: Phantom Planet


  1. ^ "Phantom Planet No More?". 2008-11-25.