The Jesus and Mary Chain discography

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The Jesus and Mary Chain discography

The Jesus and Mary Chain live in Los Angeles, California, 23 October 2007
Releases
Studio albums 6
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 7
EPs 6
Singles 19
Video albums 2

This page contains a comprehensive collection of information related to recordings by alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CA
[3]
NZ
[4]
US
[5]
1985 Psychocandy 31 87 92 35 188 UK: Gold[6]
1987 Darklands
  • Released: 31 August 1987
  • Labels: Blanco y Negro, Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
5 81 20 161 UK: Gold[7]
1989 Automatic
  • Released: 9 October 1989
  • Labels: Blanco y Negro, Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
11 93 48 105 UK: Silver[8]
1992 Honey's Dead
  • Released: 23 March 1992
  • Labels: Blanco y Negro, Def American
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
14 44 83 21 158
1994 Stoned & Dethroned
  • Released: 23 August 1994
  • Labels: Blanco y Negro, Def American
  • Formats: LP, CD
13 27 43 98
1998 Munki 47
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title
2003 Live in Concert

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
NZ
[4]
US
[5]
1988 Barbed Wire Kisses
  • Released: 18 April 1988
  • Labels: Blanco y Negro, Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
9 29 192 UK: Gold[9]
1993 The Sound of Speed
  • Released: 12 July 1993
  • Labels: Blanco y Negro, Warner Bros.
  • Format: LP, CD
15
1995 Hate Rock 'N' Roll
2000 The Complete John Peel Sessions
  • Released: February 2000
  • Label: Strange Fruit
  • Format: LP, CD
2002 21 Singles
  • Released: July 2002
  • Label: Rhino
  • Format: CD
117
[10]
2008 The Power of Negative Thinking: B-Sides & Rarities
  • Released: September 2008
  • Labels: WEA, Rhino
  • Format: CD
2010 Upside Down: The Best of The Jesus and Mary Chain
  • Released: September 2010
  • Labels: Music Club Deluxe
  • Format: CD
2013 The Complete Vinyl Collection
  • Released: September 2013
  • Labels: Demon Music Group
  • Format: Vinyl
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Extended plays[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK
[1]
IRE
[11]
NZ
[4]
1986 Some Candy Talking
  • Released: July 1986
  • Label: Blanco y Negro
  • Formats: 7", 2×7", 12"
13 11 37
1987 Happy When It Rains
  • Released: August 1987
  • Label: Blanco y Negro
  • Formats: 10"
25 25
1987 Darklands
  • Released: October 1987
  • Label: Blanco y Negro
  • Formats: 10", CDS
33 23
1990 Rollercoaster
  • Released: September 1990
  • Label: Blanco y Negro
  • Formats: 7", 12", CDS
46 25 28
1991 The Peel Sessions
  • Released: September 1991
  • Label: Strange Fruit
  • Formats: 12", CDS
1993 Sound of Speed
  • Released: July 1993
  • Label: Blanco y Negro
  • Formats: 7", 10", CDS
30
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Note: Happy When It Rains and Darklands were also released as singles.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK
[1]
IRE
[11]
NZ
[4]
US Hot 100
[12]
US Mod Rock
[12]
1984 "Upside Down" [A] Non-album single
1985 "Never Understand" 47 Psychocandy
"You Trip Me Up" 55
"Just Like Honey" 45
1987 "April Skies" 8 6 16 Darklands
"Happy When It Rains" 25 15
"Darklands" 33 23
1988 "Sidewalking" 30 20 23 Barbed Wire Kisses
"Surfin' U.S.A. (Summer Mix)" 36
1989 "Blues from a Gun" 32 15 1 Automatic
1990 "Head On" 57 2
1992 "Reverence" 10 21 Honey's Dead[B]
"Far Gone and Out" 23 3
"Almost Gold" 41 13
1994 "Sometimes Always" (with Hope Sandoval) 22 96 4 Stoned & Dethroned
"Come On" 52
1995 "I Hate Rock 'n' Roll" 61 Hate Rock 'N' Roll
1998 "Cracking Up" 35 Munki
"I Love Rock 'n' Roll" 38
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
  • A^ The Billboard Alternative Songs chart, titled Modern Rock Tracks during The Jesus and Mary Chain's active years first appeared in September 1988.
  • B^ The Honey's Dead album track "Sugar Ray" was not released as a single but charted at #22[12] on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart due to airplay.

Video albums[edit]

Year Title
1988 The Jesus and Mary Chain
1990 Videos 1985–1989

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Warwick, Neil (2004). The Complete Book of the British Charts: Singles and Albums. Omnibus Press. p. 564. ISBN 1-84449-058-0.
  2. ^ "Discography The Jesus And Mary Chain". Australian-Charts.com. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  3. ^ "Search - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Discography The Jesus And Mary Chain". Charts.ord.nz. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  5. ^ a b The Jesus and Mary Chain > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums. Allmusic. Retrieved on 5 August 2008.
  6. ^ Psychocandy British sales certification. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved on 3 December 2008.
  7. ^ Darklands British sales certification. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved on 3 December 2008.
  8. ^ Automatic British sales certification. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved on 3 December 2008.
  9. ^ Barbed Wire Kisses British sales certification. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved on 3 December 2008.
  10. ^ "Chart Log UK: 1994–2008: Candy J. – JX". Zobbel.de. Retrieved on 27 April 2009.
  11. ^ a b Search the Charts. Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved on 3 December 2008. NB: user needs to enter "jesus and mary chain" in "Search by Artist" and click "search".
  12. ^ a b c The Jesus and Mary Chain > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles. Allmusic. Retrieved on 5 August 2008.