Ace of Base discography

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Ace of Base discography
Ace OF Base Vantaa Finlandia 2-10-2008.JPG
Studio albums 5
Compilation albums 9
Music videos 24
EPs 2
Singles 26

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 track listings can be found on individual pages. To date, they have released five studio albums and twenty-eight singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
SWE
[3]
AUS
[4]
AUT
[5]
CAN
[6]
FIN
[7]
FRA
[8]
GER
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
US
[12]
Happy Nation 3 9 3 2 1 1 2 1
The Sign
(Happy Nation U.S. Version)
  • Released: 23 November 1993
  • Label: Arista
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
3 3 1 8 1
The Bridge
  • Released: 27 October 1995
  • Label: Edel-Mega
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
1 46 10 9 2 29 8 4 66 29
Flowers
  • Released: 15 June 1998
  • Label: Edel-Mega
  • Formats: CS, CD
5 15 2 16 3 1 15
Cruel Summer
  • Released: 25 August 1998
  • Label: Arista
  • Formats: CS, CD
23 101
Da Capo
  • Released: 30 September 2002
  • Label: Edel-Mega
  • Formats: CS, CD
25 61 48 23
The Golden Ratio 20 100
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
SWE
[3]
AUS
[4]
AUT
[5]
DEN
[23]
FIN
[7]
FRA
[8]
GER
[24]
NOR
[25]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
Singles of the 90s
  • Released: 15 November 1999
  • Label: Edel-Mega
36 244 32 29 25 21 35 14 62
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 21 March 2000
  • Label: Arista
The Collection/All That She Wants
  • Released: 14 October 2002
  • Label: Universal Music
Platinum & Gold Collection
  • Released: 6 May 2003
  • Label: Arista
The Hits
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Gallo
Platinum & Gold
  • Released: 10 March 2010
  • Label: Warner
26 6
Hidden Gems
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Box sets[edit]

Title Album details
Ace of Base –
Exclusive Fan Edition
  • Released: 30 June 2003
  • Label: Polydor
  • Format: CD/DVD
The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: 19 July 2005
  • Label: Universal Music
  • Format: CD
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 14 November 2008
  • Label: Playground
  • Format: CD/DVD

Extended plays[edit]

Title Extended play details Peak
chart
positions
GER
[26]
Cruel Summer
(Rico Bernasconi vs Ace of Base)
  • Released: 5 September 2009
  • Label: Warner
  • Formats: CD, 12" Download
69
All That She Wants (Remixed)
  • Released: 7 July 2014
  • Label: Playground
  • Formats: Download
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
[3]
AUS
[4]
AUT
[5]
CAN
[27]
FIN
[7]
FRA
[8]
GER
[28]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
US
[29]
1992 "Wheel of Fortune" Happy Nation/The Sign
"All That She Wants" 3 1 1 1 4 2 1 1 1 2
1993 "Wheel of Fortune" (re-release) 39 6 15 21 4 5 20
"Happy Nation" 4 80 6 1 1 7 23 40
"Waiting for Magic" 19 5
"The Sign" 2 1 3 1 1 5 1 4 2 1
1994 "Don't Turn Around" 11 19 8 1 3 17 6 14 5 4
"Living in Danger" 28 103 19 7 36 23 26 18 20
1995 "Lucky Love" 1 30 14 6 1 9 13 19 20 30 The Bridge
"Beautiful Life" 22 11 24 3 3 10 20 33 15 15
1996 "Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry" 24 79 38 70 17 41 44
1998 "Life Is a Flower" 5 15 3 16 20 18 5 Flowers/Cruel Summer
"Cruel Summer" 33 59 28 6 11 24 28 21 8 10
"Whenever You're Near Me" 51 76
"Travel to Romantis" 61
"Always Have, Always Will" 61 29 47 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
2009 "Wheel of Fortune 2009" Greatest Hits
2010 "All for You" 38 The Golden Ratio
2015 "Would You Believe" Hidden Gems
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

Home video[edit]

Title Video/DVD details Peak
chart
positions
Certifications
US
Video

[32]
The Sign - The Home Video
  • Released: 24 May 1994
  • Label: Arista
  • Formats: VHS, LaserDisc
3
Happy Nation
  • Released: 20 October 1994
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: VHS
Da Capo - The DVD
  • Released: 11 November 2002
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: DVD
The Universal Masters DVD
Collection: Classic Ace of Base
  • Released: 2 August 2005
  • Label: Polydor/Universal Music
  • Formats: DVD
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 18 November 2008
  • Label: Polydor/Universal Music
  • Formats: DVD/CD
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

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
1995 "Lucky Love" Rocky Schenk
"Beautiful Life" (Bubbles version) Richard Heslop
"Beautiful Life" Richard Heslop
"Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry" (Morph version) Richard Heslop
"Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry" Richard Heslop
1996 "Lucky Love" (US version)
1998 "Life Is a Flower"
"Cruel Summer" Nigel Dick
"Cruel Summer" (US 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
2015 "Would You Believe" Trace Adam

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Balls, David (August 10, 2009). "Michael Jackson 'a fan of Ace Of Base'". Digital Spy. 
  2. ^ "Ace Of Base - Officiell sida för Ace Of Base". Playgroundmusic.se. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Swedish chart peaks". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c Australian (ARIA Chart) peaks:
  5. ^ a b c "Austrian chart peaks". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Canadian studio albums:
  7. ^ a b c "Finnish chart peaks" (in Finnish). Sisältää Hitin - Suomen listalevyt (Timo Pennanen). Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  8. ^ a b c "French chart peaks". lescharts.com. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  9. ^ German studio albums:
  10. ^ a b c "Swiss chart peaks". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  11. ^ a b c "UK chart peaks". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  12. ^ "US album chart peaks". Billboard. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  13. ^ "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Albums 1994". Australian Record Industry Association Ltd. Archived from the original on 2015-11-02. Retrieved 2015-11-02. 
  14. ^ a b c d "Austrian Certifications". IFPI Austria. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  15. ^ a b "Finnish Certifications". ifpi.fi. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  16. ^ a b c d "French Certification". SNEP. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  17. ^ a b c d e f g "German Certification" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  18. ^ a b c d "Swiss Certification" (in German). Hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  19. ^ a b c d e "BPI Certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  20. ^ a b c d "Canadian Certification". Music Canada. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  21. ^ a b c d e f g "RIAA Certification". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  22. ^ a b "Swedish Certifications" (PDF). IFPI Sweden. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  23. ^ "Danish chart peaks". danishcharts.com. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  24. ^ German studio albums:
  25. ^ "Norwegian chart peaks". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  26. ^ German singles:
  27. ^ Canadian singles:
  28. ^ German singles:
  29. ^ "US Hot 100 Singles". Billboard. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  30. ^ a b "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles 1994". Australian Record Industry Association Ltd. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25. Retrieved 2015-11-02. 
  31. ^ "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles 1996". The Australian Record Industry Association Ltd. Archived from the original on 2015-11-02. Retrieved 2015-11-02. 
  32. ^ US top music video peaks:
    • "The Sign". Billboard. Retrieved 16 October 2016.