Bad Company discography

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Bad Company discography
Bad Company - 1976.jpg
Bad Company in 1976.
Studio albums 12
Live albums 5
Music videos 6
Singles 29

Bad Company discography consists of twelve studio albums, and six live albums. Additionally, they have released 29 singles and 6 music videos.

Although being a British band, Bad Company had more success in the United States than in the United Kingdom. Four of their albums were certified Gold by the British Phonographic Industry, while another four other albums were certified Multi-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Bad Company's most successful album was their 1974 debut, Bad Company. It was a Number One album on the Billboard 200 and also made the Top 3 on the UK Albums Chart. This album featured their biggest hit, "Can't Get Enough", which is their only Top 5 single on the Billboard Hot 100 and their highest charting single on the UK Singles Chart, where it reached #15 in 1974.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
UK
[1]
CAN
[2]
NOR
[3]
NZ
[4]
SWE
[5]
US
[6]
1974 Bad Company 3 7 17 27 1
1975 Straight Shooter
  • Release date: April 2, 1975
  • Label: Island, Swan Song
3 3 6 13 3
1976 Run with the Pack
  • Release date: January 28, 1976
  • Label: Island, Swan Song
4 13 11 32 23 5
  • UK: Gold[7]
  • US: 3× Platinum[8]
1977 Burnin' Sky
  • Release date: March 3, 1977
  • Label: Island, Swan Song
17 16 32 32 15
1979 Desolation Angels
  • Release date: March 17, 1979
  • Label: Swan Song
10 6 3
  • US: 2× Platinum[8]
1982 Rough Diamonds
  • Release date: August 1982
  • Label: Swan Song
15 26 26
1986 Fame and Fortune
  • Release date: October 1986
  • Label: Atlantic
106
1988 Dangerous Age
  • Release date: August 23, 1988
  • Label: Atco
84 58
1990 Holy Water
  • Release date: June 12, 1990
  • Label: Atco
41 35
  • US: Platinum[8]
  • CAN: Gold[9]
1992 Here Comes Trouble
  • Release date: September 22, 1992
  • Label: Atco
37 40
1995 Company of Strangers
  • Release date: June 6, 1995
  • Label: East West
159
1996 Stories Told & Untold
  • Release date: October 15, 1996
  • Label: East West
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
1993 The Best of Bad Company Live
  • Release date: November 16, 1993
  • Label: Atlantic Records
2002 In Concert: Merchants of Cool
  • US: Gold[8] (DVD)
2006 Live in Albuquerque 1976
2010 Hard Rock Live
2011 Live at Wembley
  • Release date: June 27, 2011
  • Label: Eagle
2016 Live in Concert 1977 & 1979
  • Release date: April 29, 2016
  • Label: Rhino
166

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[6]
Hard
Rock

[10]
1985 10 From 6
  • Release date: December 1985
  • Label: Atlantic Records
137
  • UK: Gold
  • US: 2× Platinum
1999 The Original Bad Company Anthology
  • Release date: March 23, 1999
  • Label: Atlantic Records
189
2011 Extended Versions
  • Release date: April 26, 2011
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
82 4
2015 Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy: The Very Best of Bad Company 25

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
UK
[1]
CAN
[11]
NZ
[12]
US
[13]
US Main
[14]
US Pop
[15]
AUS
1974 "Can't Get Enough" 15 3 5 22 Bad Company
"Movin' On" 30 19
"Bad Company"
1975 "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" 31 48 36 93 Straight Shooter
"Feel Like Makin' Love" 20 5 2 10
"Run with the Pack" Run with the Pack
1976 "Young Blood" 9 20
"Honey Child" 59
1977 "Everything I Need" 41 Burnin' Sky
"Burnin' Sky" 73 78
1979 "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy" 16 13 65 Desolation Angels
"Gone, Gone, Gone" 55 56
1982 "Electricland" 74 2 Rough Diamonds
1986 "This Love" 2 85 12 Fame and Fortune
"That Girl"
1987 "Fame and Fortune" 37
1988 "Shake It Up" 82 9 Dangerous Age
1989 "No Smoke Without a Fire" 4
1990 "Holy Water" 56 89 1 Holy Water
"If You Needed Somebody" 51 16 2
1991 "Walk Through Fire" 34 28 14
1992 "How About That" 17 38 1 26 Here Comes Trouble
"This Could Be the One" 48 87 21
1999 "Hey Hey" 15 The Original Bad Company Anthology
"Hammer of Love" 23
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1974 "Can't Get Enough"
1975 "Feel Like Makin' Love" (live)
1986 "This Love"
1988 "No Smoke Without Fire"
"One Night" Nigel Dick
1989 "Shake It Up" Peter Christopherson
1990 "Holy Water"
"If You Needed Somebody"
1992 "How About That"

References[edit]

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  5. ^ "swedishcharts.com - Swedish charts portal". swedishcharts.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-25. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
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  9. ^ a b c "Canadian Recording Industry Association search results". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 1 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 
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  11. ^ "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". RPM. Retrieved 2010-04-28. 
  12. ^ "charts.org.nz - New Zealand charts portal". charts.org.nz. Archived from the original on 2012-10-24. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
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  15. ^ "Bad Company - Vhart history". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
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