Blue Öyster Cult discography

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Blue Öyster Cult discography
Blue Oyster Cult 1977 publicity photo.jpg
The 1971–1981 lineup of Blue Öyster Cult, L-R: Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser; Eric Bloom; Albert Bouchard; Allen Lanier; Joe Bouchard
Studio albums 14
Live albums 5
Compilation albums 18
Archive albums 1
Soundtrack albums 1

The following is the discography of the American rock band Blue Öyster Cult.

Blue Öyster Cult has released fourteen studio albums, the most recent one being released in 2001 entitled Curse of the Hidden Mirror (released 30 years after their debut in 1971). Sixteen of the song lyrics in the final two Blue Öyster Cult albums to date, Heaven Forbid and Curse of the Hidden Mirror, were written by novelist John Shirley. In 2012, the Blue Öyster Cult albums released by Columbia were re-released in a box set of sixteen CDs and one DVD.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album US UK CAN Certifications
1972 Blue Öyster Cult 172
1973 Tyranny and Mutation 122
1974 Secret Treaties 53
  • RIAA: Gold[1]
1976 Agents of Fortune 29 26 28
  • RIAA: Platinum[1]
  • CRIA: Gold[2]
1977 Spectres 43 60 58
  • RIAA: Gold[1]
1979 Mirrors 44 46 49 -
1980 Cultösaurus Erectus 34 12 77
1981 Fire of Unknown Origin 24 29
1983 The Revölution by Night 93 95
1985 Club Ninja 63
1988 Imaginos 122
1994 Cult Classic
1998 Heaven Forbid
2001 Curse of the Hidden Mirror
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album US UK CAN Certifications
1975 On Your Feet or on Your Knees 22 - 22
  • RIAA: Gold[1]
1978 Some Enchanted Evening 44 18 43
  • RIAA: Platinum[1]
1982 Extraterrestrial Live 29 39
1991 Live 1976
2002 A Long Day's Night
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Archive albums[edit]

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
US US
Rock
UK CAN
1972 "Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll" Blue Öyster Cult
1973 "Hot Rails to Hell" Tyranny and Mutation
1974 "Career of Evil" Secret Treaties
"Flaming Telepaths"
1975 "Born to Be Wild" On Your Feet or on Your Knees
"Then Came the Last Days of May"
1976 "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" 12 16 7 Agents of Fortune
"This Ain't the Summer of Love"
"Sinful Love"
1977 "I Love the Night" Spectres
"Godzilla"
"Goin' Through the Motions" 40
1978 "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" Some Enchanted Evening
1979 "In Thee" 74 Mirrors
"Mirrors"
"You're Not the One (I Was Looking For)"
1980 "Fallen Angel" Cultösaurus Erectus
"The Marshall Plan"
"Deadline"
1981 "Burnin' for You" 40 1 76 47 Fire of Unknown Origin
"Joan Crawford" 49
1982 "Roadhouse Blues" 24 Extraterrestrial Live
1983 "Take Me Away" 11 The Revölution By Night
"Shooting Shark" 83 16 97
1985 "Perfect Water" Club Ninja
"White Flags"
1986 "Dancin' in the Ruins" 9
1988 "Astronomy" 12 Imaginos
"In the Presence of Another World"
1998 "See You In Black" Heaven Forbid
"Harvest Moon"
"Live For Me"
2001 "Pocket" Curse of the Hidden Mirror
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Gold and Platinum". RIAA. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Gold/Platinum". Music Canada. Retrieved April 18, 2015.