Sweet discography

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Sweet discography
Releases
Studio albums 9
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 14
Singles 34

The following is a comprehensive discography of British rock band Sweet.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
GBR

[1][2] [3]

AUS

[4] [5]

AUT

[6]

CAN

[7]

DEN

[8]

FIN

[9]

GER

[10]

NLD

[11]

NOR

[12]

NZL

[13]

SWE

[14]
[15]

USA

[16]

1971 Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be 15 [A 1] 1
1974 Sweet Fanny Adams 27 33 6 1 3 2 12 4

GBR: Gold[17]

Desolation Boulevard 13 5
[18]
4 9 9 17 17 2 25

GBR: Silver[17]
USA: Gold[19]
CAN: Gold[20]

1976 Give Us a Wink 17 11
[21]
4 9 15 3 27
1977 Off the Record 51 5 90
[22]
27 11 20 14 151
1978 Level Headed 40 17 52
[23]
15 38 26 52
1979 Cut Above the Rest 87 49 151
1980 Waters Edge
1982 Identity Crisis
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS

[4] [5]

AUT

[6]

DEN

[8]

GER

[10]

NOR

[12]

SWE

[14]
[15]

1975 Strung Up
(double live & compilation album)
9 10 5 17 12 4
1998 Live in Denmark 1976
1999 Live at the Rainbow 1973
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
GBR

[1][2] [3]

AUS

[4] [5]

CAN

[7]

DEN

[24]

GER

[10]

NZL

[13]

USA

[16]

1970 Gimme Dat Ding
(one side only)
1972 The Sweet's Biggest Hits 58 30
1973 The Sweet
(USA and Canada only)
46
[25]
191
1973 Sweet and Middle of the Road
(one side only)
1975 The Sweet Singles Album
(Australia & New Zealand only)
2 21
1975 Strung Up
(double live & compilation album)
9 10 5 17 12 4
1977 The Golden Greats
1981 Teenage Rampage
(Australia & New Zealand only)
53
1984 Sweet 16 - It's It's... Sweet's Hits 49 17
1987 Hard Centers - The Rock Years
1988 Starke Zeiten [A 2] 26
1992 The Ballroom Blitz & More Sweet Hits 19
1992 The Best Of Sweet
1993 Gold - 20 Superhits 44
[26]
1993 Ballroom Hitz - The Very Best of Sweet 19
[27]
13
1995 Platinum Rare
1996 Ballroom Hitz [A 3] 15
1997 The Legend Lives On[28]  ?
1998 Sweet Originals
2005 The Very Best of Sweet 72
2009 Action: The Sweet Anthology
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes

  1. ^ Charted in 1974.
  2. ^ "Starke Zeiten album cover and track list". Private Sweet collector. Retrieved 1 October 2008. 
  3. ^ A single CD release with 22 tracks, not to be confused with the 1993 40 tracks double CD release entitled Ballroom Hitz - The Very Best of Sweet.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Studio album
UK

[1][2] [3] [29]

AUS

[4]

AUT

[30]

CAN

[7]

SWI

[31]

DEN

[8]

FIN

[9]

GER

[32]

IRL

[33]

NLD

[34] [11]

NOR

[35]

NZL

[36]

SWE

[14]
[37]

USA

[38]

SAF

[39]

1968 "Slow Motion" Non-album single
1969 "Lollipop Man"
1970 "All You'll Ever Get from Me"
"Get on the Line"
1971 "Funny, Funny" 13 93 1 5 5
[40]
7 1 2 1 1

GBR: Silver[29]

Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be
"Co-Co" 2 42 1 1 15 1 3 3 2 2 99 1

GBR: Gold[29]

"Alexander Graham Bell" 33 24 38 Non-album single
1972 "Poppa Joe" 11 70 2 1 1 3 16 1 2 2 12

GBR: Silver[29]

"Little Willy" 4 65 1
[S 1]
[41]
2 1 2 1 9 7 7 3 [S 1] 9

GBR: Gold[29]
USA: Gold[19]

"Wig-Wam Bam" 4 15 5 2 1 3 1 4 6 6 18 8

GBR: Gold[29]

1973 "Block Buster!" 1 29 1 3 1 3 1 1 1 3 1 73 7

GBR: Gold[29]

"Hell Raiser" 2 49 4 3 1 4 1 2 4 5

GBR: Silver[29]

"The Ballroom Blitz" 2 1 5 1
[S 2]
[42]
3 1 10 1 1 4 2 3 5 [S 2] 3

GBR: Silver[17] / Gold[29]
CAN: Gold[20]

1974 "Teenage Rampage" 2 10 16 2 1 5 1 1 11 2 7

GBR: Silver[17] / Gold[29]

"The Six Teens" 9 48 9 6 1 8 4 15 7 7

GBR: Gold[29]

Desolation Boulevard
"Turn It Down" 41 14 2 10 4 4 10
"Peppermint Twist" 1 Sweet Fanny Adams
1975 "Fox on the Run" 2 1 3 2 [S 3]
[43]
3 1 10 1 2 2 2 3 10 5 [S 3] 1

GBR: Silver[29][17]
USA: Gold[19]
CAN: Gold[20]

Desolation Boulevard
"Action" 15 4 3 9 [S 3]
[44]
4 3 13 2 7 6 2 12 2 20 [S 3] Give Us a Wink
1976 "The Lies in Your Eyes" 35 14 17 3 5 9 11 [45] 6
"4th of July"
"Lost Angels" 74 11 18 13
[40]
5 Off the Record
1977 "Fever of Love" 12 9
[40]
7 10
"Funk It Up (David's Song)" 87
[46]
88
"Stairway to the Stars" 15
[40]
1978 "Love Is Like Oxygen" 9 9 23 8
[47]
6 7 10
[40]
8 16 4 8

GBR: Silver[29][17]

Level Headed
"California Nights" 86
[48]
23 76
1979 "Call Me" 29 Cut Above the Rest
"Big Apple Waltz"
1980 "Give the Lady Some Respect" Waters Edge
"Sixties Man"
1984 "The Sixteens" / "Action" Non-album single
"It's... It's... The Sweet Mix" 45 36
1985 "Sweet 2th - The Wigwam Willy Mix" 85
[S 4]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes

  1. ^ a b Charted in 1973.
  2. ^ a b Charted in 1975.
  3. ^ a b c d Charted in 1976.
  4. ^ Although officially a Top 75, a "Next 25" section was printed at this point in time - see UK Singles Chart for more details.

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "UK Top 40 Hit Database". everyhit.com. Note: User must search on artist "Sweet" with exact name match and select format "All". Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 543. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ a b c "UK Chart Stats". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 26 May 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d Garry O'Hoy (July 1994). "Sweet". Australian Record Collector (#9). publication # PP2376300009. 
  5. ^ a b c David Kent (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970 - 1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  6. ^ a b "Austrian Albums Charts". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  7. ^ a b c "RPM Weekly - The Canadian Charts". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  8. ^ a b c "Danske Hitlister" (in Danish). danskehitlister.dk. Note: User must click on a title; "Højeste placering" indicates the peak position. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "Finnish Singles Charts". finnishcharts.com. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  10. ^ a b c "German Long-Play Charts". charts-surfer.de. Retrieved 29 September 2008. [dead link]
  11. ^ a b Bouwman, Francis; Broekhuizen, Cees (1988). Hitdossier 1958 tot 1987 (4th ed.). Haarlem: H. J. W. Becht. ISBN 90-230-0619-4. 
  12. ^ a b "Norwegian Albums Charts". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  13. ^ a b "New Zealand Albums Charts". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  14. ^ a b c Nilsson, Christer (1997). The Not Even Close to Complete Sweet Encyclopedia. Rock'n'Records Productions. Note: Sverigetopplistan, the official singles and albums charts, was first published on 14 November 1975. Older chart positions are taken from Kvällstoppen, a radio show broadcast based on record sales in a number of stores all over Sweden that ran until 19 August 1975. ISBN 91-972682-3-2. Retrieved 10 January 2011 (2011-January-10). 
  15. ^ a b "Swedish Albums Charts". swedishcharts.com. Note: Refers only chart positions from Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  16. ^ a b "Sweet: Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  17. ^ a b c d e f "BPI Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Note: User needs to enter "Sweet" in the "Search" field, "Artist" in the "Search by" field and click the "Go" button. Select "More info" next to the relevant entry to see full certification history. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  18. ^ "RPM Top Albums - February 14, 1976". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  19. ^ a b c "RIAA - Gold & Platinum Searchable Database". RIAA. Note: User must enter "Sweet" in the "Artist" field and click on "Search". Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  20. ^ a b c "CRIA Certification Database". CRIA. Retrieved 30 September 2008. [dead link]
  21. ^ "RPM Top Albums - May 22, 1976". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  22. ^ "RPM Top Albums - June 4, 1977". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  23. ^ "RPM Top Albums - July 22, 1978". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  24. ^ "Danish Albums Charts". danishcharts.com. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  25. ^ "RPM Top Albums - September 8, 1973". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  26. ^ "Chartverfolgung/Sweet/Longplay" (in German). musicline.de. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  27. ^ "Australian Albums Charts". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  28. ^ SWEET 3CD BOX - THE LEGEND LIVES ON (ACD/Eurotrend CD 311.666, Austria)
  29. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Manly, pp. 233-233.
  30. ^ "Austrian Singles Charts". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  31. ^ "Swiss Singles Charts". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  32. ^ "Chartverfolgung/Sweet,The/Single" (in German). musicline.de. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  33. ^ "Irish Singles Charts". irishcharts.ie. Note: User must enter "The Sweet" in "Search by Artist" and click on "search". Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  34. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 - Top 40-Artiesten - Sweet" (in Dutch). top40.nl. Note: User must mouse over song and click on "Positieverloop". Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  35. ^ "Norwegian Singles Charts". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  36. ^ "New Zealand Singles Charts". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  37. ^ "Swedish Singles Charts". swedishcharts.com. Note: Refers only chart positions from Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  38. ^ "Sweet: Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  39. ^ "South African Singles Charts 1969 - 1989: Acts S". The South African Rock Encyclopedia. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  40. ^ a b c d e "Chartverfolgung/Sweet/Single" (in German). musicline.de. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  41. ^ "RPM Top Singles - May 26, 1973". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  42. ^ "RPM Top Singles - October 6, 1975". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  43. ^ "RPM Top Singles - January 24, 1976". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  44. ^ "RPM Top Singles - March 13, 1976". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  45. ^ Source unknown; carried over from 1 October 2008 version of the discography in the Sweet article.
  46. ^ "RPM Top Singles - October 1, 1977". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  47. ^ "RPM Top Singles - July 15, 1978". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  48. ^ "RPM Top Singles - September 16, 1978". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 

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