Sinéad O'Connor discography

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Sinéad O'Connor discography
Releases
Studio albums 10
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 5
EPs 1
Singles 34
Video albums 4
Music videos 28
Other appearances 95

This is a complete list of music records released by Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O'Connor.[1]

To date, the artist released ten studio albums. The Lion and the Cobra (1987), I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got (1990), Am I Not Your Girl? (1992), Universal Mother (1994), Faith and Courage (2000), Sean-Nós Nua (2002), Throw Down Your Arms (2005), Theology (2007), and How About I Be Me (And You Be You)? (2012), I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss (2014). One extended play was issued; Gospel Oak EP (1997) and one live collection; Live at the Sugar Club (2008). Her compilations consist of five sets: So Far... The Best of Sinéad O'Connor (1997), Sinéad O'Connor: Best Of (2000), She Who Dwells in the Secret Place of the Most High Shall Abide Under the Shadow of the Almighty (2003), Collaborations (2005) and Essential (2005). In addition, O'Connor also released four video albums, and overall thirty-four singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certifications
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
FR

[4]
GER
[5][6]
IRE
[7]
NZL
[8]
POL
[9]
SWE
[10]
SWI
[11]
UK
[12]
US
[13] [14]
1987 The Lion and the Cobra 37 52 4 37 12 27 36
1990 I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
  • Release date: 20 March
    • Re-release: 21 April 2009
  • Label: Ensign/Chrysalis
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1
1992 Am I Not Your Girl?
  • Release date: 22 September
  • Label: Ensign/Chrysalis
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
17 9 26 24 5 16 11 6 27
1994 Universal Mother
  • Release date: 13 September
  • Label: Ensign/Chrysalis
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
31 7 21 38 38 11 11 19 36
2000 Faith and Courage
  • Release date: 13 June
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, CS
18 21 27 38 8 33 59 19 61 55
2002 Sean-Nós Nua
  • Release date: 8 October
    • Re-release: 8 April 2013
  • Label: Vanguard
  • Formats: CD
61 29 69 75 3 67 52 139
2005 Throw Down Your Arms
  • Release date: 4 October
  • Label: Chocolate and Vanilla
  • Formats: LP, CD, download
26 17 24 189
2007 Theology
  • Release date: 18 June
  • Label: Koch Records/Rubyworks
  • Formats: CD, download
81 86 18 30 157 168
2012 How About I Be Me (And You Be You)? 42 105 78 5 15 56 69 33 115
2014 I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss 44 132 39 1 40 48 22 83
"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released in that region.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certifications
AUT
[3]
FR
[4]
GER
[5][6]
IRL
[7]
NZL
[8]
POL
[24]
SWI
[11]
SWE
[10]
UK
[12]
US
[13]
1997 So Far... The Best of Sinéad O'Connor 27 97 73 27 28
2000 Sinéad O'Connor (Best Of)
  • Release date: 12 December
  • Label: Disky
  • Formats: CD
2003 She Who Dwells in the Secret Place of the Most High Shall Abide Under the Shadow of the Almighty
  • Release date: 9 September
  • Label: Vanguard
  • Formats: CD, download
90 17
2005 Collaborations
  • Release date: 21 June
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: CD
61 80 22 26 85 183
Essential
  • Release date: 29 September
    • re-release: 2011
  • Label: EMI Music
  • Formats: CD
"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released in that region.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title
2008 Live at the Sugar Club

Extended plays[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certifications
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
FR
[4]
GER
[5]
IRL
[7]
NZL
[8]
SWI
[11]
SWE
[10]
UK
[12]
U.S.
[13]
1997 Gospel Oak EP 49 4 28 128
"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released in that region.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
GER
[25]
NLD
[26]
IRL
[27]
IT
[28]
NZL
[8]
SWI
[11]
UK
[12]
US
[29]
1987 "Troy" 8 48 The Lion and the Cobra
"Drink Before the War"
"Mandinka" 39 24 6 18 17
1988 "I Want Your (Hands on Me)" with MC Lyte 40 77
"Jerusalem"
1989 "Jump in the River" with Karen Finley on the 12" 29 81 I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
1990 "Nothing Compares 2 U" 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
"The Emperor's New Clothes" 20 24 28 22 5 10 23 17 31 60
"Three Babies" 29 19 12 22 42
"I Am Stretched on Your Grave"
1991 "My Special Child" 97 55 6 43 18 42 Non-album singles
"Silent Night" 71 12 60
1992 "Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home" 37 21 11 13 32 28 18 Am I Not Your Girl?
"Don't Cry for Me Argentina" 44 53
1994 "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" with Gavin Friday 43 4 24 42 (OST) In the Name of the Father
"Thank You for Hearing Me" 13 Universal Mother
"Fire on Babylon" 57 36 29
1995 "Famine"/"All Apologies" 51
1997 "This Is to Mother You" 14 Gospel Oak
"This Is a Rebel Song" 17 60 So Far... The Best of Sinéad O'Connor
1998 "Chiquitita" (VA) Across the Bridge Of Hope
2000 "No Man's Woman" 87 80 42 Faith and Courage
"Jealous" 58 94 86
2002 "Troy (The Phoenix From the Flame)" 48 single only
"Óró, Sé Do Bheatha 'Bhaile" Sean-Nós Nua
"My Lagan Love" She Who Dwells in the Secret Place...
2003 "A Hundred Thousand Angels"
2005 "Marcus Garvey" 48 Throw Down Your Arms
"Throw Down Your Arms"
2007 "I Don't Know How to Love Him" Theology
"We People (Who Are Darker Than Blue)"
2012 "The Wolf is Getting Married" 40 How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?
2013 "4th and Vine" 84
"Old Lady"
2014 "Take Me To Church" 55 I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss
"8 Good Reasons"
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that region.

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
AUS [2] AUT [3] GER [25] NLD [26] IRL [27] IT
[28]
NZL [8] SWI [11] UK [12] U.S. [29]
1986 "Heroine (Theme from Captive)" with The Edge 12 89 (OST) Captive
1991 "Visions Of You" with Jah Wobble Rising Above Bedlam
1992 "Ship Ahoy" with Marxman "33 Revolutions per Minute"
"Blood of Eden" with Peter Gabriel 43 Us
1993 "Don't Give Up" with Willie Nelson Across the Borderline
"Be Still" with F.Sharkey, N.Griffith & Peter Gabriel (VA) Peace Together
1994 "Biko" with Manu Dibango Wakafrika
1995 "Haunted" with Shane MacGowan 6 30 The Snake
1996 "Empire" with Bomb the Bass and B.Zephaniah Clear
1997 "Va, Pensiero" with Zucchero 17 52 6 19 The Best of Zucchero... Greatest Hits
2002 "Guide Me God" with Ghostland featuring N.Atlas Ghostland
"Tears from the Moon" with Conjure One Conjure One
2003 "1000 Mirrors" with Asian Dub Foundation Enemy of the Enemy
"Special Cases" with Massive Attack 25 15 100th Window
2007 "Illegal Attacks" with Ian Brown 32 16 The World Is Yours
2009 "Jackie, Is It My Birthday?" with The Wolfmen Married to the Eiffel Tower
2010 "It's Only Life" with Elaine Page Elaine Paige and Friends
2012 "When A Child Is Born" with Danny O'Reilly 26 A Murray Chistmas
2014 "Do They Know It's Christmas? (2014)" with Band Aid 30 Do They Know It's Christmas? (2014)
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that region.

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Artist(s) Album
1988 "Some Day My Prince Will Come" Sinéad O'Connor Stay Awake
1989 "Middle of the Island" Christy Moore featuring Sinéad O'Connor Voyage (by Christy Moore)
"The Mad Lady & Me"
1990 "Mother" The Band featuring Sinéad O'Connor The Wall – Live in Berlin
"You Do Something to Me" Sinéad O'Connor Red Hot + Blue
1991 "Sacrifice" Two Rooms
"Sweet Divinity" Jah Wobble featuring Sinéad O'Connor Rising Above Bedlam
1992 "Josey Walsh" The Ungodly Kingdom EP
"Come Talk to Me" Peter Gabriel featuring Sinéad O'Connor Us
"I Believe In You" (by Bob Dylan) Sinéad O'Connor A Very Special Christmas 2
1993 "Religious Persuasion"" Billy Bragg, Andy White featuring Sinéad O'Connor Peace Together
1994 "My Man's Gone Now" Sinéad O'Connor The Glory of Gershwin
"You Make Me Feel So Free" No Prima Donna
"Emma" Manu Dibango featuring Sinéad O'Connor Wakafrika
"Homeless"
"Lady
1995 "He Moved Through the Fair" The Chieftains featuring Sinéad O'Connor The Long Black Veil
"The Foggy Dew"
"Ode to Billie Joe" Sinéad O'Connor The Help Album
"Mná na h-Éireann" Ain't Nothing But a She Thing
"Mraya" Abdel Ali Slimani featuring Sinéad O'Connor Mraya
1996 "On Raglan Road" (traditional) Dónal Lunny featuring Sinéad O'Connor Common Ground
"Reaching for the Rail" Richard Wright featuring Sinéad O'Connor Broken China
"Breakthrough"
"Civil War" Sinéad O'Connor (OST) Michael Collins
"Easter Rebellion"
"She Moved Through the Fair"
1997 "Make Me a Channel of Your Peace" (traditional) Diana, Princess of Wales: Tribute
1998 "The Butcher Boy" (traditional) (OST) The Butcher Boy
"Someone to Watch Over Me" Red Hot + Rhapsody
"I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City" (OST) You've Got Mail
"Summer's End" Ashtar Command featuring Sinéad O'Connor (OST) The Avengers
"Skibbereen" (traditional) The Chieftains featuring Sinéad O'Connor Long Journey Home
"Danny Boy"/"The Derry Air" Davy Spillane featuring Sinéad O'Connor The Sea of Dreams
"The Dreaming of the Bones"
"Blue" Ghostland featuring Sinéad O'Connor Ghostland
"Your Time Will Come"
1999 "Factory Girl" (traditional) The Chieftains featuring Sinéad O'Connor Tears of Stone
"Lullaby for Cain" Sinéad O'Connor (OST) The Talented Mr. Ripley
"Vervaceous" James featuring Sinéad O'Connor Millionaires
"I Defeat" (B-side of "Just Like Fred Astaire")
2000 "Roísín Dubh" Iarla Ó Lionáird featuring Sinéad O'Connor I Could Read the Sky
"Singing Bird" (traditional)
"When You Love" (OST) Rugrats in Paris
2001 "Angels Eyes" Ghostland featuring Sinéad O'Connor Interview with the Angel
"Wake Up & Make Love To Me" Sinéad O'Connor Brand New Boots & Panties: A Tribute To Ian Dury
"She's So Beautiful" Aslan featuring Sinéad O'Connor Waiting for This Madness to End...
"The Shores of the Swilly" Phil Coulter featuring Sinéad O'Connor Lake of Shadows
"Love Is a Place I Dream Of" Luka Bloom featuring Sinéad O'Connor Between the Mountain and the Moon
"Moonslide"
"Soshin"
2003 "What Your Soul Sings" Massive Attack featuring Sinéad O'Connor 100th Window
"Special Cases"
"A Prayer for England"
"Simple Heart" Natacha Atlas featuring Sinéad O'Connor Something Dangerous
"I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls" Brian Kennedy featuring Sinéad O'Connor On Song
"Anarchie Gordon" Sharon Shannon featuring Sinéad O'Connor Libertango
"The Seven Rejoices of Mary" (traditional)
"Dagger Through the Heart" Sinéad O'Connor Songs of Dolly Parton
2004 "Celtic Tiger" Damien Dempsey featuring Sinéad O'Connor Seize the Day
"Negative Vibes"
"Regina Caeli" Nóirín Ní Riain featuring Sinéad O'Connor Biscantorat
"O come, O come, Emmanuel"
"The Darkest Midnight"
"The Seven Rejoices of Mary" (traditional)
2007 "Back Where You Belong" Sinéad O'Connor (OST) The Water Horse
"A New Born Child" (OST) La Premier Ci (French film)
2008 "Angel" (OST) Bones
"Baby, Let Me Buy You a Drink" Wells for Zoë - Water for Life
"The Ballad of Ronnie Drew" U2, The Dubliners, Kíla and A Band of Bowsies charity download single
"Everything Comes from You" Peter Gabriel featuring Sinéad O'Connor Big Blue Ball
"The Telephone" Republic of Loose featuring Sinéad O'Connor Johnny Pyro and the Dance of Evil
2009 "I'm Every Woman" Róisín Murphy, thecocknbullkid, Micachu, Alessi's Ark and A.Ghost and Sinéad O'Connor ActionAid's 6 Degrees Project
2010 "Song to the Siren" Sinéad O'Connor Music of Ireland: Welcome Home
"Thank You For Hearing Me" (a cappella) support of The Thank You Project
"Seabirds" Monahans featuring Sinéad O'Connor 2010 Recordings
2011 "Fallout" Jonathan Elias featuring Sinéad O'Connor Prayer Cycle 2: Path to Zero
"Tinseltown in the Rain" Andrea Corr featuring Sinéad O'Connor on backing vocals Lifelines
"From a Distance" Sinéad O'Connor featuring Moya Brennan and others charity single for Magdalene Survivors Together
"Lay Your Head Down" Sinéad O'Connor OST Albert Nobbs
"Property of Jesus" Sinéad O'Connor Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan
2012 "Don't Take All Night" Meshell Ndegeocello featuring Sinéad O'Connor Pour une Âme Souveraine
"Almighty Love" Damien Dempsey featuring Sinéad O'Connor on backing vocals Almighty Love
"Fire in the Glen"
"Chris and Stevie"
"Bustin' Outta Here"
"When A Child Is Born" Sinéad O'Connor featuring Danny O'Reilly A Murray Christmas
"Once in Royal David's City" Sinéad O'Connor
2013 "GMF" John Grant featuring Sinéad O'Connor on backing vocals Pale Green Ghosts
"Why Don't You Love Me Anymore"
"It Doesn't Matter To Him"
"Black Is the Colour" (traditional) Brian McFadden featuring Sinéad O'Connor The Irish Connection
"Who Knows Where the Time Goes?" Lumiere featuring Sinéad O'Connor My Dearest Dear
"Glacier" John Grant featuring Sinéad O'Connor Gets Schooled EP
"Cinderella" Don Baker featuring Sinéad O'Connor My Songs, My Friends
"Woe to the Holy Vow" Don Baker featuring Sinéad O'Connor and Damien Dempsey
2014 "I Would Die 4 You" Sinéad O'Connor Purple Reggae
"Do They Know It's Christmas?" Band Aid 30 Do They Know It's Christmas? (2014)

Video[edit]

Video albums[edit]

Year Title Format Notes
1989 The Value of Ignorance VHS
  • Both titles was re-released in 2004 as Live: The Year of the Horse/The Value of Ignorance
1991 The Year of the Horse
2003 Goodnight, Thank You, You've Been a Lovely Audience DVD
  • Live record featuring bonus videos and extra material
2008 Live at the Sugar Club
  • Sold exclusively on her official website.

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director(s)[30]
1987 "Troy" John Maybury
1988 "Mandinka"
"I Want Yours (Hands on Me)"
"Jerusalem" ?
"Jump in the River" John Maybury
1990 "Nothing Compares 2 U"
"The Emperor's New Clothes" (Version 1)
"The Emperor's New Clothes" (Version 2) Sophie Muller
"You Do Something to Me" John Maybury
1991 "My Special Child"
1992 "Visions of You" ?
"Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home" ?
"Blood of Eden" ?
1993 "Don't Give Up" ?
1994 "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" Jim Sheridan
"Thank You for Hearing Me" Richard Heslop
"Fire on Babylon" Michel Gondry
1995 "Famine" Andy Delaney & Monty Whitebloom
"All Apologies" ?
"Haunted" (with Shane MacGowan) Wayne Holloway
1997 "This Is to Mother You" John Maybury
"This Is a Rebel Song" ?
1999 "Chiquitita" Sophie Muller
2000 "No Man's Woman" Mike Lipscombe
"Jealous"
"When You Love" ?
2003 "1000 Mirrors" Henri-Jean Debon
2007 "Back Where You Belong" ?
2008 "We People (Who Are Darker Than Blue)" ?
2012 "The Wolf Is Getting Married" Roman Rappak
2013 "4th and Vine" Kathryn Ferguson
2014 "Woe to the Holy Vow" Bernie Masterson & Gerry Hendrick
"Take Me To Church" James Lees
"8 Good Reasons" Hugh O'Conor

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1990 Hush-a-Bye Baby Sinéad
1991 The Ghosts of Oxford Street Ann of Oxford Street TV movie
1992 Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë uncredited
1997 The Butcher Boy Virgin Mary

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