Blondie discography

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Blondie discography
Studio albums 11
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 14
Video albums 7
Music videos 35
Singles 38

This is the discography of American new wave band Blondie. Since 1976 they have released 11 studio albums, 4 live albums, 14 compilation albums, 3 remix albums and 38 singles. The band has sold an estimated 40 million albums.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
CAN
[4]
GER
[5]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
UK
[10]
Blondie 14 75*
Plastic Letters
  • Released: February 1978
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Formats: 8-track, cassette, CD, LP
72 64 2 38 33 10
Parallel Lines
  • Released: September 1978
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Formats: 8-track, cassette, CD, LP
6 2 24 2 9 7 3 16 9 1
Eat to the Beat
  • Released: October 1979
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Formats: 8-track, cassette, CD, LP
17 9 19 6 23 16 3 6 2 1
Autoamerican
  • Released: November 1980
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Formats: 8-track, cassette, CD, LP
7 8 18 4 42 16 6 12 11 3
The Hunter
  • Released: May 1982
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Formats: 8-track, cassette, CD, LP
33 15 24 49 19 27 19 18 9
No Exit
  • Released: February 1999
  • Label: Beyond
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
18 72 20 34 18 80 36 3
The Curse of Blondie
  • Released: October 2003
  • Labels: Sanctuary (US), Epic (UK)
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
160 83 84 36
Panic of Girls 62 73
Ghosts of Download
(Blondie 4(0) Ever)
  • Released: May 2014
  • Labels: Five Seven, Noble ID, Caroline
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
109 72 44 16
Pollinator
  • Released: May 2017
  • Label: BMG
  • Formats: Cassette, CD, digital download, LP
63 29 27 21 78 4
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

* The band's debut album, Blondie, did not chart in the UK following its original release, but charted in March 1979 after it was re-released by Chrysalis Records.
Ghosts of Download was released as part of a 2-disc set titled Blondie 4(0) Ever, which includes the album along with a disc titled Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux, which contains new re-recordings of the band's biggest hits.

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
Picture This Live
  • Released: October 7, 1997
  • Labels: EMI/Capitol
  • Format: CD
Live (US) / Livid (UK)
  • Released: November 23, 1999
  • Label: Beyond Music
  • Format: CD
Live by Request
  • Released: September 14, 2004
  • Label: Sanctuary
  • Formats: CD, CD+DVD
At the BBC
  • Released: October 4, 2010
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: CD+DVD
162

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[4]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
UK
[10]
The Best of Blondie
  • Released: October 1981
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Formats: Cassette, CD, LP
30 1 15 46 1 4
  • US: 2× Platinum[12]
  • UK: 2× Platinum[11]
The Complete Picture: The Very Best of Deborah Harry and Blondie
(Blondie and Debbie Harry)
  • Released: March 1991
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Formats: Cassette, CD, LP
6 42 1 3
Blonde and Beyond
  • Released: November 16, 1993
  • Labels: Chrysalis/EMI
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
The Platinum Collection
  • Released: November 1994
  • Labels: Chrysalis/EMI
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
Denis
  • Released: November 11, 1996
  • Labels: Disky Communications/EMI
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
Picture This – The Essential Blondie Collection
  • Released: April 6, 1998
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
Atomic: The Very Best of Blondie
  • Released: July 13, 1998
  • Labels: Chrysalis/EMI
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
48 18 12
Greatest Hits
  • Released: September 19, 2002
  • Labels: EMI/Capitol
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
73 15 30 38
Greatest Hits: Sight + Sound
  • Released: November 8, 2005
  • Labels: EMI/Capitol
  • Format: CD+DVD
23 48
Singles Collection: 1977–1982
  • Released: October 16, 2009
  • Labels: Chrysalis/EMI
  • Format: CD
Essential
  • Released: October 31, 2011
  • Labels: Chrysalis/EMI Gold
  • Format: CD
Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux
(Blondie 4(0) Ever)
  • Released: May 12, 2014
  • Labels: Five Seven Music, Noble ID, Caroline Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
109 72 16
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux was released as part of a 2-disc set titled Blondie 4(0) Ever, which includes Ghosts of Download, the band's 10th studio album.

Remix albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[4]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
UK
[10]
Once More into the Bleach
(Blondie and Debbie Harry)
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Formats: Cassette, CD, LP
47 50
Beautiful: The Remix Album
  • Released: June 18, 1995
  • Labels: Chrysalis/EMI
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
25
Remixed Remade Remodeled: The Remix Project
  • Released: July 18, 1995
  • Labels: Chrysalis/EMI
  • Formats: Cassette, CD
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Box sets[edit]

Year Album details Notes
Singles Box
  • Released: June 14, 2004
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: 15 CDs
  • The box set includes 15 CD singles, and albums from Blondie to The Hunter are represented.
Original Era
  • Released: 2016
  • Label: Universal
  • Format: 6 LPs
  • The box set includes 6 LP studio albums from Blondie to The Hunter with reproductions of the original album artworks, and is packed in a Parallel Lines-themed slipcase box.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[1]
US Dance
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
BEL
[14]
CAN
[15]
GER
[5]
IRL
[16]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[17]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[18]
UK
[10]
1976 "X Offender" Blondie
"In the Flesh" 2 40
1977 "Rip Her to Shreds" 81
"Kidnapper"[F] Plastic Letters
1978 "Denis" 12 10 1 9 3 1 19 2
"(I'm Always Touched by Your) Presence, Dear" 14 8 10
"Picture This" 88 13 15 12 Parallel Lines
"I'm Gonna Love You Too" 3 6
"Hanging on the Telephone" 39 19 16 20 43 5
1979 "Heart of Glass"[A][B] 1 58 1 1 5 1 1 2 8 1 5 3 1 1
"Sunday Girl" 5 23 6 1 13 48 5 18 5 1 1
"One Way or Another"[B] 24 7 98*
"Dreaming" 27 53 18 16 4 26 3 12 9 6 19 2 Eat to the Beat
"Union City Blue" 54 17 47 13
1980 "The Hardest Part" 84 86
"Call Me" 1 2 4 5 9 1 14 2 12 6 2 3 3 1 American Gigolo (soundtrack)
"Atomic" 39 12 5 8 57 20 3 17 7 5 1 Eat to the Beat
"Heroes"[F] Non-album single
"The Tide Is High"[A] 1 1 4 6 4 1 15 2 5 1 7 19 5 1 Autoamerican
1981 "Rapture"[A] 1 1 5 8 3 40 4 20 4 8 13 5
1982 "Island of Lost Souls"[B] 37 13 8 66 15 21 18 11 The Hunter
"War Child" 96 21 39
"Danceway"
1988 "Denis" (remix) 139 30 50 Once More into the Bleach
"Heart of Glass" (remix)[F]
1989 "Call Me" (remix) 61
1994 "Atomic" (remix) 1 98 19 Beautiful: The Remix Album
"Rapture" (remix)[A] 8
1995 "Heart of Glass" (remix)[A] 7 15
"Union City Blue" (remix)[A] 31
1999 "Maria"[A][B] 82 9 59 2 3 46 3 3 19 16 7 3 1 No Exit
"Nothing Is Real but the Girl" 89 26
"No Exit"
(featuring Coolio)
2003 "Good Boys" 7 37 93 12 The Curse of Blondie
2005 "Rapture Riders"
(Blondie vs. The Doors)
10 23 21 39 Greatest Hits: Sight + Sound
2011 "Mother" Panic of Girls
"What I Heard"[20]
2013 "A Rose by Any Name"
(featuring Beth Ditto)
Ghosts of Download
"Sugar on the Side"
(featuring Systema Solar)
2014 "I Want to Drag You Around"
2017 "Fun" 1 Pollinator
"Long Time"[G] 5
"Too Much"[21]
"Doom or Destiny"[22]
(featuring Joan Jett)
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

* "One Way or Another" was not released as a single in the UK, but charted from downloads in 2013 after a cover/mash-up of the song was released by One Direction and reached number one.

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Single Album
1999 "Screaming Skin"[23] No Exit
2004 "Undone"[24] The Curse of Blondie
2009 "We Three Kings"[C] Non-album singles
2011 "Restless"[D]
2012[E]
"Bride of Infinity"
"Dead Air"
"Rock On"
"Practice Makes Perfect"
2017
"My Monster" Pollinator
"Fragments"
"Tonight"
Notes
  • A^ "The Tide Is High" charted on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, reaching #3.
    "Rapture" charted on both the R&B Songs and Mainstream Rock charts, reaching #33 and #35 respectively.
    The 1994 remix of "Rapture" charted on the Hot Dance Singles chart, reaching #35.
    The 1995 remixes of "Heart of Glass" and "Union City Blue" both charted on the Hot Dance Singles chart, peaking at #11 and #30 respectively.
    "Maria" peaked at #14 on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart and at #3 on the Hot Dance Singles chart.
  • B^ "Heart of Glass" and "Island of Lost Souls" also both reached #1 on the RPM Adult Contemporary chart. "One Way or Another" and "Maria" reached #7 and #28 respectively on the same chart.
  • C^ Christmas single made available for free download on Blondie's official website.[25]
  • D^ An outtake from the Panic of Girls sessions of 2011, posted on Deborah Harry's website as a free download including cover art and credits.[26]
  • E^ In 2012, the band released several tracks for free download via Amazon and on the band's website. "Bride of Infinity", "Dead Air" and "Rock On" were put online on October 10, in order to coincide with the band's performance on YouTube Presents, while "Practice Makes Perfect" was released in November.
  • F^ "Kidnapper" is a Japanese-only release;[27] "Heroes" (also released as a B-side to the "Atomic" single) is a German 12-inch maxi-only release;[28] "Heart of Glass '88" is an Australian- and French-only release.[29]
  • G^ "Long Time" also reached #19 on the US Adult Alternative Songs chart.

Other appearances[edit]

List of non-single songs by Blondie from non-Blondie releases, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Ring of Fire"[30] 1980 Roadie: Original Motion Picture Sound Track
"Ordinary Bummer"[A][31] 1997 We Will Fall: The Iggy Pop Tribute
"More than This"[B][32] 2006 The New Cars and Blondie: Road Rage
Notes

Video[edit]

Video albums[edit]

Title Album details Certifications
Eat to the Beat
The Best of Blondie
The Complete Picture: The Very Best
of Deborah Harry and Blondie
  • Released: 1991 (1991)
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: VHS
Live
  • Released: 1999 (1999) (2005)
  • Labels: Beyond Music, EV Classics
  • Format: DVD
Greatest Video Hits
  • Released: 2002 (2002)
  • Labels: Chrysalis/EMI
  • Format: DVD
Live by Request
Live at CBGB's 1977
  • Released: May 12, 2014
  • Labels: Five Seven Music, Noble ID,
    Caroline Records
  • Format: DVD

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director(s)
1977 "In the Flesh" Richard Robinson & Bob Gruen
"In the Sun"
"X Offender"
"Denis" Keef
"Detroit 442"
1978 "(I'm Always Touched By Your) Presence, Dear"
"Picture This"
"Hanging on the Telephone" David Mallet
1979 "Heart of Glass" Stanley Dorfman
"Dreaming" David Mallet
"The Hardest Part"
"Union City Blue"
"Shayla"
"Eat to the Beat"
"Accidents Never Happen"
"Die Young Stay Pretty"
"Slow Motion"
"Atomic"
"Sound-A-Sleep"
"Victor"
"Living in the Real World"
1980 "Call Me" ?
"The Tide Is High" Hart Perry
"Rapture" Keith MacMillan & John Weaver
1982 "Island of Lost Souls" Keith MacMillan
1999 "Maria" Alan Smithee
"Nothing Is Real But the Girl" ?
2000 "No Exit" ?
2003 "Good Boys" Jonas Åkerlund
2005 "Rapture Riders" ?
2009 "We Three Kings" ?
2011 "Mother" Laurent Rejto
2014 "Sugar on the Side" Rankin
2017 "Fun" Dikayl Rimmasch
"Long Time"
"Doom or Destiny" Rob Roth

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d Peak chart positions for Australia:
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  21. ^ https://www.facebook.com/Blondie/posts/10155484711928389
  22. ^ http://sportplaylists.com/blondie-unleash-doom-destiny-11th-studio-album
  23. ^ "Screaming Skin - 1999". rip-her-to-shreds.com. Retrieved 2014-01-24. 
  24. ^ "Undone - 2004". rip-her-to-shreds.com. Retrieved 2014-06-06. 
  25. ^ "Free download of new Blondie song!". blondie.net. December 11, 2009. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  26. ^ "Restless". deborahharry.com. Retrieved 2014-01-03. 
  27. ^ "Kidnapper 1977". rip-her-to-shreds.com. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  28. ^ "Heroes 1980". rip-her-to-shreds.com. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  29. ^ "Heart of Glass (The '88 Remix)". recmod.com. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
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  31. ^ Erlewine, Thomas. "We Will Fall: The Iggy Pop Tribute > Overview". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
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