Roberta Flack discography

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This discography documents albums and singles released by American recording artist Roberta Flack.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
US
Jazz

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1969 First Take 1 1 3 9 4 47
  • US: Platinum [5]
  • CAN: Gold [6]
Atlantic
1970 Chapter Two 33 4 2 29 49
1971 Quiet Fire 18 4 5
1972 Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway 3 2 22 25
1973 Killing Me Softly 3 2 11 13 40
  • US: 2× Platinum [5]
  • CAN: Gold [6]
1975 Feel Like Makin' Love 24 5 11 19 37
1977 Blue Lights in the Basement 8 5 88 9
1978 Roberta Flack 74 37 75
  • UK: Silver [7]
1980 Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway 25 4 9 31
1982 I'm the One 59 16 74
1983 Born to Love (with Peabo Bryson) 25 8 35 39 15 Capitol
1988 Oasis 159 24 Atlantic
1991 Set the Night to Music 110
1992 Stop the World Toshiba EMI
1994 Roberta Atlantic
1997 The Christmas Album Capitol
1999 Friends: Roberta Flack Sings Mariko Takahashi Victor Ent
2003 Holiday Punahele
2012 Let It Be Roberta: Roberta Flack Sings the Beatles 181 429
"—" denotes the release failed to chart or was not certified

Live albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
1980 Live & More (with Peabo Bryson) 52 10 Atlantic
2008 At Her Best – Live Immortal
"—" denotes the release failed to chart

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
1981 Bustin' Loose 161 48 MCA
"—" denotes the release failed to chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
UK
[4]
1981 The Best of Roberta Flack 44
  • US: Platinum [5]
Atlantic
1984 Greatest Hits 35 K-tel
1993 Softly with These Songs: The Best of Roberta Flack 7
  • US: Gold [5]
  • UK: Platinum [7]
Atlantic
2006 The Very Best of Roberta Flack 41 50 Rhino
2011 Love Songs 20
"—" denotes the release failed to chart or was not certified

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[8]
US
R&B

[8]
US
A/C

[8]
US
Dan

[8]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1969 "Compared to What"
1970 "How Many Broken Wings" (with Les McCann)
"Reverend Lee"
1971 "Do What You Gotta Do" 117
"You've Got a Friend" (with Donny Hathaway) 29 8 36 82
"You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" (with Donny Hathaway) 71 30
1972 "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" 76 38 15
"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" 1 4 1 1 1 14
"Where Is the Love" (with Donny Hathaway) 5 1 1 55 35 29
1973 "Killing Me Softly with His Song" 1 2 2 1 1 6
"Jesse" 30 19 3 36 23
1974 "Feel Like Makin' Love" 1 1 1 13 1 34
1975 "Feelin' That Glow" 76 25 38 79
1977 "25th of Last December" 52 28 79
1978 "The Closer I Get to You" (with Donny Hathaway) 2 1 3 1 42
"If Ever I See You Again" 24 37 1 26
"When It's Over" 82
1979 "You Are Everything" 98
1980 "You Are My Heaven" (with Donny Hathaway) 47 8 46
"Back Together Again" (with Donny Hathaway) 56 8 6 3
"Don't Make Me Wait Too Long" 104 67 44
"Make the World Stand Still" (with Peabo Bryson) 13
1981 "Love Is a Waiting Game" (with Peabo Bryson) 46
"You Stopped Loving Me" 108 32
"Lovin' You (Is Such an Easy Thang to Do)"
1982 "Making Love" 13 29 7 63 43
"I'm the One" 42 24 10
"In the Name of Love" 80 24
1983 "Our Love Will Stop the World" (with Eric Mercury) 65
"Tonight, I Celebrate My Love" (with Peabo Bryson) 16 5 4 10 4 2
  • CAN: Gold [6]
  • UK: Silver [7]
"Maybe" (with Peabo Bryson) 68
"You're Lookin' Like Love to Me" (with Peabo Bryson) 58 41 5
"Heaven Above Me" (with Peabo Bryson) 84
1984 "I Just Came Here to Dance" (with Peabo Bryson) 15
"If I'm Still Around Tomorrow" (with Sadao Watanabe) 79 31
1986 "We Shall Overcome"
1988 "Oasis" 1 13
1989 "Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out" 37 1 72
"Shock to my System"
1991 "Set the Night to Music" (with Maxi Priest) 6 45 2 9
1992 "You Make Me Feel Brand New" 50
1994 "It Might Be You"
1996 "Killing Me Softly with His Song" (Reborn Club Vox) 1
1997 "The Christmas Song"
2010 "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (re-release) 47
2011 "We Can Work It Out
"—" denotes the release failed to chart or was not certified

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "US Albums Charts > Roberta Flack". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-02-08. 
  2. ^ a b c David Kent (1993). Australian Charts Book 1970—1992. Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd, Turramurra, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  3. ^ a b "CAN Charts > Roberta Flack". RPM. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  4. ^ a b c "UK Charts > Roberta Flack". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2009-02-08. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "US Certifications > Roberta Flack". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  6. ^ a b c "CAN Certifications > Roberta Flack". Music Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  7. ^ a b c "UK Certified Awards Search > Roberta Flack". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  8. ^ a b c d "US Singles Charts > Roberta Flack". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-02-08.