The Cardigans discography

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The Cardigans discography
Releases
Studio albums 6
Compilation albums 2
Singles 18
Music videos 16

The Cardigans are a band from Sweden. They have released 6 studio albums which in total have sold about 10 million copies worldwide. This is a list of their album and single releases.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
SWE
[1]
AUT
[2]
CAN
[3][4]
CHE
[5]
DEN
[6]
FIN
[7]
FRA
[8]
GER
[9]
IRL
[10]
NLD
[11]
NZL
[12]
NOR
[13]
POR
[14]
UK
[15]
US
[16]
1994 Emmerdale
  • Released: 18 February 1994
  • Label: Trampolene Records
29
1995 Life 20 50 51
1996 First Band on the Moon
  • Released: 12 August 1996
  • Label: Stockholm Records
2 41 16 83 12 18 35
1998 Gran Turismo
  • Released: 1 October 1998
  • Label: Stockholm Records
1 43 30 8 44 38 29 27 24 2 8 151
2003 Long Gone Before Daylight
  • Released: 24 March 2003
  • Label: Stockholm Records
1 47 22 13 10 47 24 35 8 24 47
  • SWE: 2x Platinum[17]
2005 Super Extra Gravity
  • Released: 14 October 2005
  • Label: Stockholm Records
1 48 42 14 15 85 30 8 78
[23]

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
SWE
[1]
AUT
[2]
CAN
[24]
CHE
[5]
DEN
[6]
FIN
[7]
FRA
[8]
GER
[9]
IRL
[10]
NLD
[11]
NZL
[12]
NOR
[13]
SPA
[25]
UK
[15]
US
[16]
1997 The Other Side of the Moon [A]
  • Compilation
  • Released: 5 December 1997
2008 Best of
  • Hits Compilation
  • Released: 30 January 2008
5 78 8 60 5 98 32
Notes
  • A ^Japanese-only release.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
SWE
[1]
AUS
[26]
AUT
[2]
CAN
[27]
[28]
CHE
[5]
FIN
[7]
FRA
[8]
GER
[29]
[30]
IRL
[10]
[31]
NLD
[11]
NZL
[12]
NOR
[13]
UK
[15]
[23]
US Alt
[32]
1994 "Rise and Shine" [A] 29 Emmerdale
"Black Letter Day" [B]
"Sick and Tired"
1995 "Carnival" 44 35 Life
"Sick and Tired (re-issue)" 34
"Hey! Get Out of My Way" [C]
1996 "Lovefool" 15 5 31 11 21 First Band on the Moon
"Been It" [D] 56
1997 "Lovefool" (re-issue) 11 7 3 22 6 13 21 1 2 9
"Your New Cuckoo" [E] 35
1998 "My Favourite Game" 3 68 27 90 13 15 36 14 16 Gran Turismo
1999 "Erase/Rewind" 12 39 60 71 16 62 36 14 7
"Hanging Around" 17
"Burning Down the House" (with Tom Jones) 2 8 21 31 10 21 67 18 58 13 4 7 Reload
2003 "For What It's Worth" 8 37 98 31 Long Gone Before Daylight
"You're the Storm" 10 74
"Live and Learn"
2005 "I Need Some Fine Wine and You, You Need to Be Nicer" 3 93 59 Super Extra Gravity
2006 "Don't Blame Your Daughter (Diamonds)" 49
Notes
  • A ^Originally released in Sweden only, re-recorded and reissued for Sweden, Japan and UK in 1995 and for Europe in 1996.
  • B ^Released in Sweden and Japan only
  • C ^Released in Europe and Japan only. In the UK, "Sick and Tired" was issued in its place, with the same B sides.
  • D ^Released in Europe and Australia. Later released in the U.S. in 1997
  • E ^Released in Japan. Reissued in Europe and Australia in 1997
  • The song "Losers" was released in 1996 as a promotional CD single in the USA, but never released commercially.
  • The song "Communication" was released in 2004 as a limited 7" by Sound Pollution.

Music videos[edit]

Year Single Director
1994 "Sick and Tired" Bjorn Lindgren
1995 "Carnival" Bjorn Lindgren
"Rise and Shine" Bjorn Lindgren
1996 "Been It" (European version) Bjorn Lindgren
"Lovefool" (European version) Bjorn Lindgren
"Lovefool" (US version) Geoff Moore
"Your New Cuckoo" Quatsi
"Been It" (US version) Lawrence Carroll
1998 "My Favourite Game" Jonas Akerlund
1999 "Erase/Rewind" Adam Berg
"Hanging Around" Sophie Muller
"Burning Down the House (with Tom Jones) David Mouldy
2003 "For What It's Worth"
"You're the Storm" Amir Chamdin
2005 "I Need Some Fine Wine and You, You Need to Be Nicer" Martin Renck & Jakob Ström
2006 "Don't Blame Your Daughter (Diamonds)" Johan Renck & Martin Renck

Other appearances[edit]

10 Things I Hate About You soundtrack (1999)[33]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "Gran Turismo position". RPM. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
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  18. ^ a b c d e "BPI Certifications". BPI. Retrieved 2013-10-07. 
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  20. ^ "RIAA Certifications". RIAA. Retrieved 2008-08-13. 
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  22. ^ "IFPI Certifications". IFPI. Retrieved 2009-04-27. 
  23. ^ a b "UK Chartlog: Chris C. – CZR". zobbel.de. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
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  28. ^ "Favourite Game Canadian position". RPM. Retrieved 10 April 2009. 
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  30. ^ "German Burning Down the House position". musicline.de. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
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  33. ^ "Discogs discography for The Cardigans". discogs.com. Retrieved 25 October 2009.