The Stranglers discography

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The Stranglers discography
Releases
Studio albums 17
Live albums 16
Compilation albums 28
EPs 1
Singles 41
Video albums 8

The following is a comprehensive discography of The Stranglers, an English rock band. In the UK the band has sold a certified 1.52 million albums and 600,000 singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
FR
[2]
SE
[3]
NO
[4]
NZ
[5]
US
[6]
Canada
[7]
NL
[8]
DE
[9]
1977 Rattus Norvegicus 4
No More Heroes
  • Released: 23 September 1977
  • Label: United Artists
2 20
1978 Black and White
  • Released: 12 May 1978
  • Label: United Artists
2 35
1979 The Raven
  • Released: 21 September 1979
  • Label: United Artists
4
1981 The Gospel According to the Meninblack 8 40
La Folie
  • Released: 9 November 1981
  • Label: Liberty Records
11 13
1983 Feline 4 16 18 88 39 52
1984 Aural Sculpture
  • Released: November 1984
  • Label: Epic Records
14 37 13 35 31 17
1986 Dreamtime
  • Released: October 1986
  • Label: Epic Records
16 18[12] 45 172 83 60
1990 10
  • Released: March 1990
  • Label: Epic Records
15 71
1992 Stranglers in the Night
  • Released: 1992
  • Label: Psycho
33
1995 About Time
  • Released: 15 May 1995
  • Label: When!
31
1997 Written in Red
  • Released: 27 January 1997
  • Label: When!
52
1998 Coup de Grace 171
2004 Norfolk Coast
  • Released: 16 February 2004
  • Label: EMI
70 142
2006 Suite XVI
  • Released: 18 September 2006
  • Label: EMI
89
2012 Giants
  • Released: 5 March 2012
  • Label: Absolute, Ear Music
48 82[13]

Live albums[edit]

The Stranglers have always toured regularly. The official albums listed below chronicle the changing face of these performances over the years.

[15]

Compilation albums[edit]

[15]

Special projects[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
UK
[15]
AUS
[16]
NZ
[17]
Canada
[18]
FRA
[19]
NL
[20]
IRE
[21]
DE
[22]
BE
[23]
1977 "Grip"/"London Lady" 44 35 Rattus Norvegicus
"Peaches"/"Go Buddy Go"
(Double A-side in UK only)
8 54
"Something Better Change"/"Straighten Out"
(Double A-side in UK only)
9 29 No More Heroes
"No More Heroes" 8 25
1978 "5 Minutes" 11 non-album single
"Nice 'n' Sleazy" 18 Black and White
"Walk on By" 21 11 non-album single
1979 "Duchess" 14 27 The Raven
"Nuclear Device (The Wizard of Aus)" 36
"Don't Bring Harry"/"Wired"/"Crabs (Live)"/"In the Shadows (Live)" EP 41
1980 "Bear Cage" 36 non-album single
"Who Wants the World?" 39
1981 "Thrown Away" 42 The Gospel According to the Meninblack
"Just Like Nothing On Earth" 81
"Let Me Introduce You to the Family" 42 La Folie
1982 "Golden Brown" 2 10 10 3 63 7
"La Folie" 47
"Strange Little Girl" 7 7 The Collection 1977-1982
1983 "European Female" 9 9 Feline
"Midnight Summer Dream" 35 24
"Paradise" 48
1984 "Skin Deep" 15 11 19 21 11 17 Aural Sculpture
"No Mercy" 37 90 88 32 28 8
1985 "Let Me Down Easy" 48
1986 "Nice in Nice" 30 19 Dreamtime
"Always the Sun" 30 21 15 42 16
"Big in America" 48 28 50 38
1987 "Shakin' Like a Leaf" 58
1988 "All Day and All of the Night" 7 38 3 All Live and All of the Night
1989 "Grip '89 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself)" (re-mix) 33 Singles (The UA Years)
1990 "96 Tears" 17 9 10
"Sweet Smell of Success" 65
1991 "Always the Sun (Sunny Side Up Mix)" 29 Greatest Hits 1977-1990
"Golden Brown" (re-issue) 68 25 non-album single
1992 "Heaven or Hell" 46 77 Stranglers in the Night
"Sugar Bullets"
1995 "Lies and Deception" 111 About Time
1997 "In Heaven She Walks" 86 Written in Red
2004 "Big Thing Coming" 31 Norfolk Coast
"Long Black Veil" 51
2006 "Spectre of Love" 57 Suite XVI
2010 "Retro Rockets" 198[24] Decades Apart
2012 "Mercury Rising" Giants

DVD releases[edit]

Solo discographies[edit]

J.J. Burnel[edit]

(with Kasamatsu Kouji)

for the numerous production and guest appearances see J.J. Burnel Discography

Dave Greenfield & J.J. Burnel[edit]

(Greenfield is billed as "D. Greenfield" on the cover)

Hugh Cornwell[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

Other albums[edit]

The Purple Helmets[edit]

(Featuring J.J. Burnel, Dave Greenfield & John Ellis)

Paul Roberts / Faith Band / Soulsec[edit]

  • Faith? (1999)
  • Self Discovery (2001)
  • The Pressure Sensitive (2003)
  • End Games (2007)

References[edit]

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  12. ^ infodisc.fr Note: Select Stranglers in the drop-down list. Retrieved on 29 September 2012
  13. ^ SNEP website: www.disqueenfrance.com (week starting 26 March 2012)
  14. ^ a b c Tobias Zywietz. "The Official Zobbel Homepage". Zobbel.de. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
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