The Muppets discography

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The Muppets discography
Releases
Studio albums 15
Compilation albums 4
EPs 1
Singles 8
Music videos 5
Other appearances 2

The discography of The Muppets, an American puppet group originally created by puppeteer Jim Henson, includes of fifteen studio albums, four compilation albums, one extended play, eight singles, two "featured artist" singles and five music videos. Of the studio and compilation albums, three are soundtracks from seasons of The Muppet Show and seven of eight motion pictures. The soundtrack to the sixth film, Muppets From Space was orchestral as opposed to derivative compositions performed by the characters. Walt Disney Records has served as the primary record label for musical projects by The Muppets since 2004.

The Muppets are also known for numerous songs from their films and television series, some of which, including "Rainbow Connection", "Bein' Green", "The Muppet Show Theme" and their rendition of "Mah Nà Mah Nà", have become a prevalent part of contemporary pop culture, with several adaptations from other artists of varying genres. Not all discography has been performed by the group as an ensemble cast; some characters such as Kermit the Frog and Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, have gone on to perform solo compositions.

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US CAN US Soundtracks UK AUS US Digital
The Muppet Show 53 1 39
The Muppet Show 2
The Muppet Movie: Original Soundtrack Recording 32 31
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
  • Released: October 1979
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Formats: LP
26
The Great Muppet Caper: The Original Soundtrack 66
The Muppets Take Manhattan: The Original Soundtrack 204
The Muppet Christmas Carol: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 189
Ol' Brown Ears Is Back
Muppet Beach Party
Kermit Unpigged 20[3]
The Muppet Treasure Island: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Best of the Muppets featuring The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
The Muppets: A Green and Red Christmas
  • Release date: October 17, 2006
  • Re-release date: November 1, 2011
  • Label: Walt Disney Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
The Muppets: Original Soundtrack 38 4 57 11
Muppets Most Wanted: Original Soundtrack 68 4
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US CAN US Rock US Soundtracks UK AUS US Digital
Muppet Hits
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: BMG Kidz/ Jim Henson Records
  • Formats: CD and cassette
- - - - - - -
Muppet Hits Take 2
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: BMG Kidz/Jim Henson Records
  • Formats: CD and cassette
- - - - - - -
The Muppet Show: Music, Mayhem and More!
Muppets: The Green Album 8 14 1 5
  • US: 30,000[4]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

EPs[edit]

Year Album details
2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (Soundtrack from the TV Special)

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US UK[5] CAN
1977 "Halfway Down the Stairs" - 7 The Muppet Show (album)
1979 "Rainbow Connection" 25 The Muppet Movie
2009 "Bohemian Rhapsody" 32 Bohemian Rhapsody (Muppets Version)
"Pöpcørn" Pöpcørn
"I Believe" I Believe
2011 "Muppet Show Theme Song" 14 Muppets: The Green Album
"The Muppet Show Theme" 182[6] The Muppets: Original Soundtrack
"Man or Muppet" 121[6]
2012 "All I Need is Love" Cee Lo's Magic Moment
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Album Label
2002 "Keep Fishin'" Maladroit Geffen Records
2009 "Bohemian Rhapsody" Bohemian Rhapsody (Muppets Version) Walt Disney Records
"Pöpcørn" Pöpcørn
2011 "Muppet Show Theme Song" Muppets: The Green Album
2011 "All I Need is Love"[7] Cee Lo's Magic Moment Elektra Records / Walt Disney Records

Other appearances[edit]

Year Album Song(s) Label(s)
2009 My Christmas "Jingle Bells" Universal Music Group / Decca Records
2012 Cee Lo's Magic Moment "All I Need is Love"[8]
Credited as Disney's The Muppets
Elektra Records

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Background: The Great Muppet Caper". Billboard. Retrieved November 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Album artist 141 - John Denver". Retrieved November 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ "The Muppets: Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Trust, Gary. "The Muppets Score First Billboard 200 Top 10". Billboard. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "The Muppets | Artist". Official Charts. Retrieved 2012-10-27. 
  6. ^ a b "Chart Log UK: Chart entries update". The Official Charts Company. 2012-02-25. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  7. ^ Published Friday, Sep 21 2012, 12:10 BST (2012-09-21). "Christina Aguilera to feature on new Cee Lo Green Christmas album - Music News". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  8. ^ Published Tuesday, Sep 11 2012, 17:29 BST (2012-09-11). "'The Voice's Cee Lo Green to release Christmas album 'Magic Moment' - The Voice News - Reality TV". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 

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