Black Francis discography
The discography of Black Francis, an American rock musician, includes 18 studio albums, one EP, four live albums, 14 singles and four compilations as of May 2013[update]. This list does not include material performed with the Pixies or Grand Duchy.
|Year||Albums as Frank Black||UK||US||Label||Notes|
|1993||Frank Black||9||117||4AD||Solo debut|
|1994||Teenager of the Year||21||131||4AD||Double album|
|1996||The Cult of Ray||39||127||American Recordings||Title refers to Ray Bradbury|
|2004||Frank Black Francis||-||-||SpinART/Cooking Vinyl||Roughly coinciding with Pixies reunion tour|
|2005||Honeycomb||-||-||Back Porch/Cooking Vinyl||Recorded in Nashville; Charted #11 Top Heatseekers|
|2006||Fast Man Raider Man||-||-||Back Porch/Cooking Vinyl||Double album; Recorded in Nashville; Charted #27 Top Heatseekers|
|2006||Christmass||-||-||Cooking Vinyl||Five new studio recordings|
15 live tracks (summer 2006)
Online-only release, CD and DVD released 2007
|Year||Albums as Frank Black and the Catholics||UK||US||Label||Notes|
|1998||Frank Black and the Catholics||61||-||SpinART||First album recorded live to two-track tape|
|1999||Pistolero||-||-||What Are Records?||-|
|2000||Sunday Sunny Mill Valley Groove Day||-||-||-||Never released|
|2001||Dog in the Sand||-||-||What Are Records?||-|
|2002||Black Letter Days||-||-||SpinART/Cooking Vinyl||Released same day as Devil's Workshop|
|2002||Devil's Workshop||-||-||SpinART/Cooking Vinyl||Released same day as Black Letter Days|
|2003||Show Me Your Tears||-||-||SpinART/Cooking Vinyl||-|
|Year||Albums as Black Francis||UK||US||Label||Notes|
|2007||Bluefinger||-||-||Cooking Vinyl||Title refers to Herman Brood; Charted #42 Top Heatseekers|
|2008||Svn Fngrs EP||-||-||Cooking Vinyl||Title refers to Cúchulainn; Charted #35 Top Heatseekers|
|2010||The Golem||-||-||Cooking Vinyl
|Soundtrack for The Golem: How He Came into the World (1920)|
Originally released as limited 5-disc set; CD album, DVD released 2011
|2011||Abbabubba||-||-||The Bureau||New material, including B-sides, remixes and re-workings of older songs|
|2011||Paley & Francis||-||-||Cooking Vinyl||With Reid Paley|
|1993||Los Angeles||4AD Records||-||6||-||Frank Black|
|1993||Hang On To Your Ego||4AD Records||-||8||-|
|1993||Frank Black||Hello Recording Club||-||-||-|
|1994||Headache||Badd||-||10||53||Teenager of the Year|
|1995||Men In Black||American Recordings||-||-||37||The Cult of Ray|
|1995||The Marsist/Better Things||Dragnet||-||-||-|
|1996||I Don't Want to Hurt You||Sony||-||-||63|
|1998||All My Ghosts||Play It Again Sam||-||-||97||Frank Black and the Catholics|
|1999||I Gotta Move||Cortex||-||-||Pistolero|
|2000||Robert Onion||Cooking Vinyl||-||-||130||Dog in the Sand|
|2001||St. Francis Dam Disaster||Cooking Vinyl||-||-||162|
|2003||Everything Is New||Cooking Vinyl||-||-||92||Show Me Your Tears|
|2007||Threshold Apprehension||Cooking Vinyl||-||-||-||Bluefinger|
|1994||The Black Sessions||Virgin/4AD||as Frank Black - Recorded Oct. 6, 1994 at Black Sessions performance in Paris|
|2008||Live at the Hotel Utah Saloon||The Bureau||as Black Francis - Recorded Oct. 19, 2007 in San Francisco|
|2012||Live in Nijmegen||The Bureau||as Black Francis - Recorded Feb. 28, 2008 in Nijmegen, The Netherlands|
|2012||Live at Melkweg||The Bureau||as Frank Black & The Catholics - Recorded March 24, 2001 at Melkweg, Amsterdam|
|2000||Oddballs||EMusic||B-sides from pre-Catholics period (1994–97)|
|2006||One More Road for the Hit||spinART||B-sides and rarities, released on iTunes|
|2006||Snake Oil||spinART||B-sides and rarities, released on iTunes|
|2007||Frank Black 93-03||Cooking Vinyl||2-CD set highlighting 10 years of post-Pixies work|
Disc 1 - selected "best of" studio recordings
|1994||Pawnshop Guitars||Virgin||The debut solo album by the former Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke (as Frank Black) – guitars, background vocals|
Track: "Jail Guitar Doors" (The Clash cover)
|1995||Ball-Hog or Tugboat?||Columbia||The debut solo album by the former Minutemen bass guitarist Mike Watt (as Frank Black) – lead vocals|
Track: "Chinese Firedrill"
|1996||Songs in the Key of X: Music from and Inspired by the X-Files||Warner Bros||Compilation album released in association with the American science fiction television series The X-Files|
Track: "Man of Steel"
|1998||Super Bad @ 65: A Tribute To James Brown||Zero Hour||Tribute album for James Brown|
Track: "Mother Popcorn(You Got to Have a Mother for Me)"
|2000||Heroes & Villains||Rhino||Compilation album released in association with the American cartoon series The Powerpuff Girls. Also played during the credits of The Powerpuff Girls Movie. |
Track: "Pray for the Girls"
|2003||Wig in a Box||Off Records||Charity tribute album of songs from Hedwig and the Angry Inch|
Track: "Sugar Daddy"
|2005||High School Reunion||American Laundromat Records/
Face Down Records
|1980s film tribute album|
|2006||Hello Radio: The Songs Of They Might Be Giants||Bar/None||Tribute album for the band They Might Be Giants|
Track: "Road Movie to Berlin"
|2009||Tales to Tell - A Tribute To Love and Rockets||Justice Records||Tribute album for the band Love and Rockets|
Track: "All In My Mind"
|2016||This Becomes Us||Prescription||The debut solo album by the former Million Dead and Future of the Left bassist Julia Ruzicka – vocals
Track: "Painter Man Is Coming"
Notes and references
- "Sunday Sunny Mill Valley Groove Day". Archived from the original on 2006-10-14. Retrieved 2006-10-24.
- "Music News, Reviews, Articles, Information, News Online & Free Music". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2010-07-26.
- "Chart Log UK: Darren B - David Byrne". Zobbel.de. Retrieved 2010-07-26.