The Wedding Present discography

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The Wedding Present discography

The Wedding Present performing at Cultura Quente in Caldas de Reis, Spain, July 2009.
Releases
Studio albums 8
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 13
EPs 2
Singles 34

The Wedding Present's discography consists of 34 singles, 2 extended plays, 8 studio albums, 5 live albums and 13 compilation albums. The band were formed in 1985 in Leeds, England by David Gedge, Peter Solowka and Keith Gregory. At the height of their popularity the band had a run of twelve top-30 singles in twelve months, equalling a record set by Elvis Presley.[1]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details UK
album
chart

[2]
1987 George Best
  • Label: Reception
47
1989 Bizarro
  • Label: RCA
22
1991 Seamonsters
  • Label: RCA
13
1994 Watusi 47
1996 Saturnalia 36
2005 Take Fountain
  • Label: Scopitones
68
2008 El Rey 102
2012 Valentina
  • Label: Scopitones
77
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details
2007 Live 1987
  • Label: Scopitones
2008 Shepherd's Bush Welcomes the Wedding Present
  • Label: Dreamcatcher
2010 Live 1988
  • Label: Scopitones
2010 Live 1989
  • Label: Scopitones
2011 Bizarro : Live in Tokyo, 2010
  • Label: & records
2012 Live 1990[3] Live 1992
  • Label: Scopitones
2013 Plugged In (CD & DVD)

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details UK
album
chart

[2]
1988 Tommy (1985-1987)
  • Label: Reception
42
1989 Українські Виступи в Івана Піла
  • Label: RCA
22
1992 Hit Parade 1
  • Label: RCA
22
1993 Hit Parade 2
  • Label: RCA
19
1993 John Peel Sessions 1987-1990
1997 Evening Sessions 1986-1994
1998 John Peel Sessions 1992-1995
1999 Singles 1989-1991
1999 Singles 1995-1997
2006 Search for Paradise: Singles 2004–5
  • Label: Scopitones
2007 The Complete Peel Sessions 1986–2004
2007 Ye Ye (Best Of The RCA Years)
  • Label: Sony BMG
2008 How the West was Won
  • Label: Vibrant
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

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Extended plays[edit]

Year EP details UK
singles
chart

[4]
1986 The Peel Sessions EP
1990 3 Songs EP
  • Label: RCA
25
1996 Mini EP 40

Singles[edit]

Year Single details UK
singles
chart

[4]
1985 "Go Out and Get ’Em, Boy"
1986 "Once More"
  • Label: Reception
"Don't Try and Stop Me Mother"
  • Label: Reception
"You Should Always Keep in Touch with Your Friends" / "This Boy Can Wait"
  • Label: Reception
1987 "My Favourite Dress"
  • Label: Reception
"Anyone Can Make a Mistake"
  • Label: Reception
1988 "Nobody's Twisting Your Arm"
  • Label: Reception
46
"Why Are You Being So Reasonable Now?"
  • Label: Reception
42
1989 "Kennedy"
  • Label: RCA
33
1990 "Brassneck"
  • Label: RCA
24
1991 "Dalliance"
  • Label: RCA
29
"Lovenest"
  • Label: RCA
58
1992 "Blue Eyes"
  • Label: RCA
26
"Go-Go Dancer"
  • Label: RCA
20
"Three"
  • Label: RCA
14
"Silver Shorts"
  • Label: RCA
14
"Come Play With Me"
  • Label: RCA
10
"California"
  • Label: RCA
16
"Flying Saucer"
  • Label: RCA
22
"Boing!"
  • Label: RCA
19
"Love Slave"
  • Label: RCA
17
"Sticky"
  • Label: RCA
17
"The Queen of Outer Space"
  • Label: RCA
23
"No Christmas"
  • Label: RCA
25
1994 "Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah"
  • Label: Island
51
"It's a Gas"
  • Label: Island
71
1995 "Sucker"
1996 "2, 3, Go" 67
1997 "Montreal" 40
2004 "Interstate 5"
  • Label: Scopitones
62
2005 "I'm From Further North Than You"
  • Label: Scopitones
34
"Ringway to SeaTac"
  • Label: Scopitones
2008 "The Thing I Like Best about Him is His Girlfriend"
  • Label: Vibrant
"Holly Jolly Hollywood"
  • Label: Vibrant
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

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