Ace of Base discography

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Ace of Base discography
Releases
Studio albums 5
Compilation albums 9
Singles 24
Music videos 24

This is the discography of Swedish pop group Ace of Base. The group is the third best-selling group from Sweden after ABBA and Roxette with an estimated of over 30 million albums and 15 million singles sold worldwide.[1][2] This is a list with all of their albums and singles released, along with highest chart positions reached in major territories. Extended chart information, artwork and tracklistings can be found on individual pages. To date, they have released five studio albums and twenty-four singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
SWE
[3]
AUS
[4]
AUT
[5]
CAN DEN FRA
[6]
GER
[7]
SWI
[8]
UK
[9]
US
Happy Nation 3 9 3 1 1 1 2 1
  • WW: 21,000,000


The Sign[A]
  • Released: November 23, 1993
  • Label: Arista
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
1 1
The Bridge
  • Released: October 27, 1995
  • Label: Mega
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
1 46 10 13 5 29 8 4 66 29
  • WW: 5,000,000
  • BVMI: Gold[11]
  • IFPI SWE: Platinum[17]
  • IFPI SWI: Platinum[18]
  • CRIA: 2× Platinum[15]
  • RIAA: Platinum[16]
  • SNEP: Platinum[19]
Flowers
  • Released: June 15, 1998
  • Label: Mega
  • Formats: CD, cassette
5 15 6 16 3 1 15
  • WW: 2,000,000
Cruel Summer[B]
  • Released: August 25, 1998
  • Label: Arista
  • Formats: CD, cassette
23 101
Da Capo
  • Released: September 30, 2002
  • Label: Edel-Mega
  • Formats: CD, cassette
25 61 21 48 23
  • WW: 200,000
The Golden Ratio
  • Released: September 24, 2010
  • Label: Universal Music
  • Formats: CD, digital download
20 100
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
  • ^[A] The Sign is the North American version of Happy Nation.
  • ^[B] Cruel Summer is the North American version of Flowers.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
SWE AUS AUT DEN FRA GER SWI UK
Singles of the 90s / Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 15, 1999
36 244 32 25 21 14 62
The Collection/All That She Wants
  • Released: 2002
Platinum & Gold Collection
  • Released: May 6, 2003
The Hits
  • Released: 2004 (South Africa)
The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: June 6, 2005
Greatest Hits, Classic Remixes and Music Videos
  • Released: November 14, 2008
Platinum & Gold
  • Released: March 10, 2010
26
Playlist: The Very Best of Ace of Base
  • Released: January 25, 2011
Hidden Gems
  • Released: March 6, 2015
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
[21]
AUS
[22]
AUT
[23]
BEL
[24]
CAN
[25]
FIN
[26]
FRA
[27]
GER
[28]
IRE
[29]
NED
[30]
NZ
[31]
NOR
[32]
SWI
[33]
UK
[34]
US
[35]
1992 "Wheel of Fortune" Happy Nation/The Sign
"All That She Wants" 3 1 1 1 1 4 2 1 2 3 3 2 1 1 2
1993 "Wheel of Fortune" (reissue) 39 6 5 15 21 4 18 3 1 5 20
"Happy Nation" 4 6 8 1 1 7 6 22 6 23 42
"Waiting for Magic" 19 5
"The Sign" 2 1 3 5 1 1 5 1 2 3 1 5 4 2 1
1994 "Don't Turn Around" 11 19 8 13 1 3 17 6 8 7 8 14 5 4
"Happy Nation" (reissue) 40
"Living in Danger" 28 19 30 4 36 23 12 23 26 18 20
1995 "Lucky Love" 1 30 14 9 6 1 9 13 16 12 12 19 20 30 The Bridge
"Beautiful Life" 22 11 24 13 3 3 10 20 12 27 44 33 15 15
1996 "Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry" 24 38 53 17 41 44
1998 "Life Is A Flower" 5 15 42 3 16 20 19 40 29 20 18 5 Flowers/Cruel Summer
"Cruel Summer" 33 28 27 5 24 28 55 40 21 8 10
"Whenever You're Near Me" 51 76
"Travel To Romantis" 61
"Always Have Always Will" 29 44 47 15 78 12
1999 "Everytime It Rains" 22
"Cecilia"
"C'est La Vie (Always 21)" 38 11 64 100 Singles of the 90s
2000 "Hallo Hallo" 12 99
2002 "Beautiful Morning" 14 47 38 32 Da Capo
"The Juvenile" 78
"Unspeakable" 45 97
2008 "Wheel of Fortune 2009" Greatest Hits, Classic Remixes and Music Videos
2009 "Cruel Summer (Rico Bernasconi vs Ace of Base)" 69 Single Release Only
2010 "All For You" 38 The Golden Ratio
2015 "Would You Believe" Hidden Gems

Promotional singles[edit]

Music videos[edit]

This is a list of official music videos for Ace of Base singles and when they were released.

Year Single Director
1992 "Wheel of Fortune" Viking Nielson
"All That She Wants" Matt Broadley
1993 "Happy Nation" Matt Broadley
"The Sign" Mathias Julin
1994 "Don't Turn Around" Matt Broadley
"Living In Danger" Matt Broadley
"Hear Me Calling"
1995 "Lucky Love" Rocky Schenk
"Lucky Love" (U.S. version)
"Beautiful Life" (Bubbles version) Richard Heslop
"Beautiful Life" Richard Heslop
1996 "Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry" (Morph version) Richard Heslop
"Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry" Richard Heslop
1998 "Life Is a Flower" Andy Neumann
"Cruel Summer" Nigel Dick
"Cruel Summer" (U.S. version) Nigel Dick
"Cruel Summer" (French version featuring Alliage)
"Always Have Always Will"
"Travel to Romantis" Andy Neumann
1999 "C'est la Vie (Always 21)" Patric Ullaeus
2002 "Beautiful Morning" Daniel Borjesson
2003 "Unspeakable" Daniel Borjesson
2008 "Wheel of Fortune 2009"
2010 "All For You" Patric Ullaeus

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry" peaked at number 16 on the Dutch Top 40 Tipparade, which ranks the top 30 songs that have not yet entered the main Dutch Top 40 chart.
  2. ^ "Cruel Summer" peaked at number 6 on the Tipparade, which ranks the top 30 songs that have not yet entered the main Dutch Top 40 chart.

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