The Chemical Brothers discography

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The Chemical Brothers discography

The Chemical Brothers performing live: Ed Simons (left) and Tom Rowlands (right)
Releases
Studio albums 8
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 4
EPs 6
Singles 27
Video albums 2
Music videos 25
Soundtracks 1
Remix albums 2
Mix albums 5
Promotional singles 15

The discography of The Chemical Brothers, a British big beat duo, consists of eight studio albums, one live album, five compilation albums, two remix albums, five mix albums, one soundtrack album, two video albums, six extended plays, twenty-six singles, fifteen promotional singles and twenty-five music videos.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]



List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
BEL
[4]
FRA
[5]
IRL
[6]
NLD
[7]
NZ
[8]
SWI
[9]
US
[10]
Exit Planet Dust 9 49 77 42
Dig Your Own Hole
  • Released: 7 April 1997
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
1 3 26 7 24 23 2 30 14
Surrender
  • Released: 21 June 1999
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
1 5 16 6 8 43 14 7 17 32
Come with Us
  • Released: 28 January 2002
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
1 1 16 5 4 1 30 1 12 32
Push the Button
  • Released: 24 January 2005
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
1 5 18 1 17 3 7 8 8 59
We Are the Night
  • Released: 2 July 2007
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
1 18 18 3 28 4 17 19 6 65
Further
  • Released: 7 June 2010
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download

[A]
9 48 10 34 19 42 19 5 63
Untitled Eighth Studio Album
  • Release Date: 2015
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
BEL
[4]
FRA
[5]
ITA
[21]
NZ
[8]
SWI
[9]
US
[10]
US
Dance

[22]
Singles 93–03
  • Released: 22 September 2003
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, LP
9 44 16 12 12 123 2
B-Sides Volume 1
  • Released: 26 November 2007
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: Digital download
Brotherhood
  • Released: 1 September 2008
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, LP, DVD-A, digital download
11 94 63 15 94 13 35 14
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Remix albums[edit]

List of remix albums
Title Album details
The Remixes Volume 06
  • Released: 20 September 2005
  • Label: Disky Dance
  • Formats: CD
Remixes
  • Released: 2008
  • Label: Harmless
  • Formats: CD

Mix albums[edit]

List of mix albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
Comp.

[23]
NOR
[24]
US
[10]
Live at the Social Volume 1
  • Released: May 1996
  • Label: Heavenly
  • Formats: CD, CS
19
Radio 1 Anti-Nazi Mix
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD
Brothers Gonna Work It Out
  • Released: 22 September 1998
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, CS
7 24 95
In Glint
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD
Confront Your Demons
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Virgin, Cornerstone
  • Formats: CD, DVD-A
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Soundtrack albums[edit]

List of soundtrack albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
Dance

[22]
Hanna
  • Released: 15 March 2011
  • Label: Back Lot
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
7

Video albums[edit]

List of video albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
BEL
[4]
FRA
[5]
ITA
[21]
NLD
[7]
SPA
[25]
Singles 93–03
  • Released: 22 September 2003
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: DVD
Don't Think
  • Released: 26 March 2012
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Formats: Blu-ray
63 194 58 89 63
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[26]
IRL
[27]
NZ
[8]
SWE
[28]
US
Dance

[22]
Fourteenth Century Sky
  • Released: 1 January 1994
  • Label: Junior Boy's Own
  • Formats: 12"
My Mercury Mouth E.P
  • Released: 1 January 1994
  • Label: Junior Boy's Own
  • Formats: 12"
Loops of Fury
  • Released: 13 March 1996
  • Label: Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD, 12"
13 20 48 20
Come with Us/Japan Only EP
  • Released: 17 July 2002
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD
AmericanEP
  • Released: 12 November 2002
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: CD
25
Live 05
  • Released: 29 November 2005
  • Label: Virgin, Freestyle Dust
  • Formats: Digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[26]
AUS
[2]
BEL
[4]
FRA
[5]
IRL
[29]
NLD
[7]
NZ
[8]
SWI
[9]
US
[30]
US
Dance

[30]
"Song to the Siren" 1992 Exit Planet Dust
"Leave Home" 1995 17
"Life Is Sweet" 25 31
"Setting Sun"
(featuring Noel Gallagher)
1996 1 27 6 80 Dig Your Own Hole
"Block Rockin' Beats"[B] 1997 1 28 44 9 29 107
"Elektrobank"[C] 17 44 122
"The Private Psychedelic Reel"
"Hey Boy Hey Girl" 1999 3 25 18 77 4 29 10 Surrender
"Let Forever Be"
(featuring Noel Gallagher)
9 65 23 89 30
"Out of Control"
(featuring Bernard Sumner)
21 26 34
"Music: Response" 2000
"It Began in Afrika" 2001 8 60 46 69 15 89 1 Come with Us
"Star Guitar" 2002 8 52 58 10 76 49 73 2
"Come with Us" / "The Test" 14 36 8
"The Golden Path"
(featuring The Flaming Lips)
2003 17 20 Singles 93–03
"Get Yourself High"
(featuring k-os)
30
"Galvanize"
(featuring Q-Tip)
2005 3 38 13 68 6 11 19 34 12 Push the Button
"Believe" 18 48 22 90 63
"The Boxer" 41 36
"Do It Again" 2007 12 8 10 26 86 We Are the Night
"The Salmon Dance"
(featuring Fatlip)
27 53 43 95 10
"Midnight Madness" 2008 80 63 Brotherhood
"Escape Velocity" 2010 Further
"Swoon" 85 72 45
"Another World"
"Container Park" 2011 Hanna soundtrack
"This Is Not A Game"
(featuring Miguel and Lorde)
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Electronic Battle Weapon 1" 1996 Non-album singles
"Electronic Battle Weapon 2"
"Where Do I Begin" 1997 Dig Your Own Hole
"Electronic Battle Weapon 3" 1998 Non-album singles
"Electronic Battle Weapon 4"
"Terminal Tower" 1999 "Block Rockin' Beats" single
"Asleep from Day" / "Music: Response" 2000 Surrender
"Electronic Battle Weapon 5" 2001 Non-album singles
"Electronic Battle Weapon 6" 2002
"Electronic Battle Weapon 7" 2004
"Electronic Battle Weapon 8" 2006
"Electronic Battle Weapon 9"
"Battle Scars" / "The Salmon Dance"
(featuring Fatlip)
2007 We Are the Night
"Electronic Battle Weapon 10" 2010 Non-album single
"Horse Power" Further

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director(s)
"Life Is Sweet" 1995 Walter A. Stern[31]
"Setting Sun"
(featuring Noel Gallagher)
1996 Dom and Nic[31]
"Block Rockin' Beats" 1997
"Elektrobank" Spike Jonze[31]
"Hey Boy Hey Girl" 1999 Dom and Nic[31]
"Let Forever Be"
(featuring Noel Gallagher)
Michel Gondry[31]
"Out of Control" W.I.Z.[31]
"Star Guitar" 2002 Michel Gondry, Olivier Gondry[31]
"The Test" Dom and Nic[31]
"The Golden Path"
(featuring The Flaming Lips)
2003 Chris Milk[31]
"Get Yourself High"
(featuring k-os)
Joseph Kahn[31]
"Galvanize"
(featuring Q-Tip)
2005 Adam Smith[31]
"Believe" Dom and Nic[31]
"The Boxer" Ne-o[31]
"Do It Again" 2007 Michael Haussman[32]
"The Salmon Dance"
(featuring Fatlip)
Dom and Nic[33][34]
"Midnight Madness" 2008
"Another World" 2010 Adam Smith, Marcus Lyall[35][36]
"Dissolve"
"Escape Velocity"
"Horse Power"
"K+D+B"
"Snow"
"Swoon"
"Wonders of the Deep"

Notes[edit]

  • A ^ Further was deemed ineligible to chart on the UK Albums Chart due to all copies of Further giving buyers the chance to win an iPad; chart regulations forbid merchandise or prizes being used as enticements to buy releases.[37]
  • B ^ "Block Rockin' Beats" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 7 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[38]
  • C ^ "Elektrobank" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 22 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[38]

References[edit]

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