The Moody Blues discography

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The Moody Blues discography
Releases
Studio albums 16
Live albums 6
Compilation albums 17
EPs 4
Singles 26

The following is the discography of the English symphonic and progressive rock band The Moody Blues.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details UK
[1]
AU
[2]
CA
[3]
GE
[4]
NL
[5]
NZ
[6]
NO
[7]
SE
[8]
US
[9]
Certifications
1965 The Magnificent Moodies
  • Released: 22 July
  • Label: Decca (LK 4711)
  • Format: mono LP
  • Released in US as Go Now - The Moody Blues #1
1967 Days of Future Passed
  • Released: 10 November
  • Label: Deram (SML 707)
  • Format: stereo LP
27 10 3 3 Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1968 In Search of the Lost Chord
  • Released: 26 July
  • Label: Deram (SML 711)
  • Format: stereo LP
5 37 30 23 Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1969 On the Threshold of a Dream
  • Released: 25 April
  • Label: Deram (SML 1035)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 26 37 12 20 Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]UK:Silver[12]
To Our Children's Children's Children
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: Threshold (THS 1)
  • Format: stereo LP
2 11 14 Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1970 A Question of Balance
  • Released: 7 August
  • Label: Threshold (THS 3)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 2 3 8 5 3 Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1971 Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
  • Released: 23 July
  • Label: Threshold (THS 5)
  • Format: stereo LP
1 5 2 44 6 5 2 Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1972 Seventh Sojourn
  • Released: 17 November
  • Label: Threshold (THS 7)
  • Format: stereo LP
5 2 1 38 7 10 1 Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1978 Octave
  • Released: 9 June
  • Label: Decca (TXS 129)
  • Format: stereo LP
6 9 15 7 14 9 12 13 UK: Gold[13]
Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1981 Long Distance Voyager
  • Released: 15 May
  • Label: Threshold (TXS 139)
  • Format: stereo LP
7 7 1 28 16 8 12 46 1 UK: Silver[13]
Canada: 3x Multi-Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1983 The Present
  • Released: 28 August
  • Label: Threshold (TXS 140)
  • Format: stereo LP
15 11 33 26 26 14 35 26 Canada: Gold[10]
1986 The Other Side of Life
  • Released: 6 April
  • Label: Threshold/Polydor (POLD 5190)
  • Format: stereo LP
24 34 46 56 65 9 Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1988 Sur la Mer
  • Released: 6 June
  • Label: Polydor (POLH 43/835 756-2)
  • Format: LP/CD
21 35 35 38 Canada: Gold[10]
1991 Keys of the Kingdom
  • Released: 25 June
  • Label: Threshold/Polydor (849 558-1/2)
  • Format: LP/CD
54 29 67 94
1999 Strange Times
  • Released: 17 August
  • Label: Polydor (153 565-2)
  • Format: CD
19A 93
2003 December
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details UK
[1]
CA
[3]
US
[9]
Certifications
1974 This Is The Moody Blues
  • Released: 8 October
  • Label: Threshold (MB 1/2)
  • Format: double LP
14 2 11 UK: Gold[13]
Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1978 The Great Moody Blues
  • Label: Deram
  • Format: double LP
1979 Out of This World
  • Released: 22 October
  • Label: K-tel (NE 1051)
  • Format: LP
15 UK: Gold[13]
1981 Eternity in an Hour: A Collection of the Best of The Moody Blues
  • Released:
  • Label: Threshold
  • Format: LP
1984 Voices in The Sky: The Best of The Moody Blues
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: Threshold/Decca (820 155-1/2)
  • Format: LP/CD
91 132
1987 Prelude
  • Released: 26 October
  • Label: London
1989 Greatest Hits
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: Polydor
71 113
1990 The Story of the Moody Blues – Legend of a Band
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: Polydor (840 659-1/2)
  • Format: LP/CD
US: Gold[11]
1994 Time Traveller
  • Released: 27 September
  • Label: Polydor (31451 6436-2)
  • Format: CD box set
US: Gold[11]
1996 The Very Best of The Moody Blues
  • Released: 23 September
  • Label: PolyGram TV (535 800-2)
  • Format: CD
  • Later released as The Best of The Moody Blues
13 UK: Platinum[13]
1997 The Best of The Moody Blues
  • Released: 28 January
  • Label: Polydor
  • Format: CD
1998 Anthology
  • Released: 20 October
  • Label: Polydor
  • Format: double CD
1999 Classic Moody Blues: The Universal Masters Collection
  • Released: 27 December
  • Label: Universal International
  • Format: CD
2000 The Best of The Moody Blues: 20th Century Masters
– The Millennium Collection
  • Released: 7 March
  • Label: PolyGram (541139)
  • Format: CD
2001 The Singles+
  • Released: 6 February
  • Label: BR Music
  • Format: double CD
2003 Say It With Love
  • Released: 14 January
  • Label: Polydor (068201)
  • Format: CD
2003 Ballads
  • Released: 30 December
  • Label: UMVD (9811954)
  • Format: CD
2005 Gold
  • Released: 1 March
  • Label: Polydor (B0004041-02)
  • Format: double CD
2006 An Introduction to The Moody Blues
  • Released: 29 August
  • Label: Fuel (604)
  • Format: CD
2007 Collected
  • Released: 27 February
  • Label: Universal (B0984646-02)
  • Format: CD box set
2008 Playlist Plus
  • Released: 29 April
  • Label: Polydor (B0010660-02)
  • Format: CD box set
2011 Icon
  • Released 11 August
  • Label: Polydor (B0010660-02)
  • Format: double CD
2013 Timeless Flight
  • Released: 3 June
  • Label: Threshold (B0010660-02)
  • Format: CD box set
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year1 Album details US
[9]
Certifications
1977 Caught Live + 5
  • Released: 30 April
  • Label: Threshold (MB 3/4)
  • Format: double LP
26
1993 A Night at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra
  • Released: 9 March
  • Label: Polydor (314 517 977-2/4)
  • Format: CD/Cassette
93 US: Gold[11]
2000 Hall of Fame
  • Released: 8 August
  • Label: Ark 21 (810059)
  • Format: CD
185
2005 Lovely to See You: Live
2007 Live at the BBC: 1967–1970
  • Released: 26 March
  • Label: Polydor (9847202)
  • Format: double CD
2008 Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970
  • Released: 6 July
  • Label: Eagle (EAGCD 380)
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Video albums[edit]

Year Album details Certifications
1990 The Story of The Moody Blues: Legend of a Band
  • Label: PolyGram Video (082 775)
  • Format: VHS
1993 A Night at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra
  • Released: 16 March
  • Label: polyGram Video (086 761)
  • Format: VHS
US: Gold[11]
2000 Hall of Fame – Live at the Royal Albert Hall AU: Platinum[14]

Singles[edit]

Year Title UK
[1]
AU
CA
[3]
NL
[5]
US
Hot

[15]
US
AC

[15]
US
MR

[15]
Album
1964 "Steal Your Heart Away"
b/w "Loose Your Money (But Don't Loose Your Mind)"
Non-album tracks
"Go Now"
b/w "It's Easy Child" (Non-album track in UK)
1 12 2 10 10 The Magnificent Moodies (UK)
Go Now -- The Moody Blues #1 (US)
"Go Now"
b/w "Lose Your Money" (Non-album track)
1965 "I Don't Want To Go On Without You"
b/w "Time Is On My Side" (Non-album track in UK and US)
33 Non-album tracks in UK
Go Now -- The Moody Blues #1 (US)
"From the Bottom of My Heart (I Love You)"
b/w "And My Baby's Gone"
22 23 93
"Everyday"
b/w "You Don't"
44 Non-album tracks
1966 "Stop!"
b/w "Bye Bye Bird" (from US Go Now album)
88 98 The Magnificent Moodies (Both sides in UK)
Non-album A-side in US
"This Is My House (but Nobody Calls)"
b/w "Boulevard De La Madeleine"
119 Non-album tracks
1967 "Life's Not Life"
b/w "He Can Win"
"Fly Me High"
b/w "I Really Haven't Got The Time"
"Love and Beauty"
b/w "Leave This Man Alone"
"Nights in White Satin"B
b/w "Cities" (Non-album track)
9 8 1 1 2 Days of Future Passed
1968 "Tuesday Afternoon"
b/w "Another Morning"
12 24
"Voices in the Sky"
b/w "Dr. Livingstone, I Presume"
27 In Search of the Lost Chord
"Ride My See-Saw"
b/w "Voices In The Sky"
42 33 12 61
1969 "Never Comes the Day"
b/w "So Deep Within You"
74 91 On the Threshold of a Dream
"Watching and Waiting"
b/w "Out and In"
To Our Children's Children's Children
1970 "Question"
b/w "Candle Of Life" (from To Our Children's Children's Children)
2 36 8 1 21 A Question of Balance
1971 "The Story in Your Eyes"
b/w "My Song" (UK)
"Melancholy Man" (US, from A Question Of Balance)
68 7 11 23 Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
1972 "Isn't Life Strange"
b/w "After You Came" (from Every Good Boy Deserves Favour)
13 39 9 29 Seventh Sojourn
1973 "I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)"
b/w "For My Lady"
36 39 172 4 12
1978 "Steppin' in a Slide Zone"
b/w "I'll Be Level With You"
78 41 39 Octave
"Driftwood"
b/w "I'm Your Man"
60 59
1981 "Gemini Dream"
b/w "Painted Smile"
36 1 12 13 Long Distance Voyager
"The Voice"
b/w "22,000 Days"
91 9 46 15 1
"Talking Out of Turn"
b/w "Veteran Cosmic Rocker"
27 65
1983 "Blue World
b/w "Going Nowhere" (UK), "Sorry" (US)
35 40 62 32 The Present
"Sitting at the Wheel"
b/w "Sorry" (UK), "Going Nowhere" (US)
18 27 3
1984 "Running Water"
b/w "Under My Feet"
1986 "Your Wildest Dreams"
b/w "Talkin' Talkin'"
20 55 9 1 2 The Other Side of Life
"The Other Side of Life"
b/w "The Spirit"
80 58 18 11
1988 "I Know You're Out There Somewhere"
b/w "Miracle"
52 37 15 30 9 2 Sur la Mer
"No More Lies"
b/w "River Of Endless Love"
15
1991 "Say It With Love"
b/w "Lean On Me (Tonight)"
36 22 Keys of the Kingdom
"Bless the Wings (That Bring You Back)"
1999 "English Sunset" Strange Times
2003 "December Snow" December
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes[edit]

A.^ Strange Times charted in the UK combined with The Very Best of The Moody Blues.
B.^ The peak positions for "Nights in White Satin" are from the single's 1972 reissue, except for the Dutch chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Artist Chart History: Moody Blues". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Go-Set Magazine Charts: Australian Top 40 Singles and Album Charts 1966–1974". Pop Archives. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "RPM Search Engine" (PHP). Library and Archives Canada. 31 March 2004. 
  4. ^ "Moody Blues Search Results" (ASP). Media Control Charts (in German). Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "The Moody Blues" (ASP). Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "The Moody Blues" (ASP). New Zealand Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Artist Info: The Moody Blues". VG-lista. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "The Moody Blues" (ASP). Swedish Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  9. ^ a b c "The Moody Blues: Charts & Awards – Billboard Albums". United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Gold & Platinum Database Results" (ASPX). Music Canada. Retrieved 12 July 2011. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database" (PHP). Recording Industry Association of America. 
  12. ^ http://www.bpi.co.uk/certified-awards.aspx
  13. ^ a b c d e "Certified Awards Search" (ASPX). British Phonographic Industry. 
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 DVD". ARIA Charts. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  15. ^ a b c "The Moody Blues: Charts & Awards – Billboard Singles". United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 14 June 2011.