Bob Geldof discography

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This is the discography of solo recordings by the singer-songwriter Bob Geldof who is also known as the lead vocalist of the Irish new wave band Boomtown Rats which performed from 1977 to 1985 and reformed in 2013. [1]

Solo albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[3]
GER
[4]
IRE
[5]
NL
[3]
NOR
[6]
SWE
[3]
SWI
[7]
US
[8]
1986 Deep in the Heart of Nowhere 79 27 3 18 15 130
1990 The Vegetarians of Love
  • Released: July 1990
  • Label: Mercury
21 43 27 15 37 20
1993 The Happy Club
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: Mercury (UK) / Atlantic (US)
60 39
2001 Sex, Age & Death 134
2011 How to Compose Popular Songs That Will Sell
  • Released: 7 February 2011
  • Label: Mercury
89 87
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK
[2]
1994 Loudmouth – The Best of Bob Geldof & The Boomtown Rats
  • includes solo recordings and The Boomtown Rats songs
  • Released: July 1994
  • Label: Vertigo
10
2005 Great Songs of Indifference: The Anthology 1986-2001
  • Box Set including the first 4 solo albums
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: Mercury
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
GER
[9]
IRE
[10]
NL
[11]
NOR
[6]
SWE
[3]
SWI
[12]
US
[13]
1986 "This Is the World Calling" 25 28 2 29 1 10 18 82
[A]
Deep in the Heart of Nowhere
1987 "Love Like a Rocket" 61 21
"Heartless Heart"
"I Cry Too"
"In the Pouring Rain"
1990 "The Great Song of Indifference" 15 20 7 16 Vegetarians of Love
"Love or Something" 86 55
[B]
"A Gospel Song"
1992 "Room 19 (Sha La La La Lee)" 53 Happy Club
"My Hippy Angel"
1993 "The Happy Club"
"Yeah, Definitely"
1994 "Crazy" 65 72 Loudmouth – The Best of Bob Geldof & The Boomtown Rats
1996 "Rat Trap"
(Dustin & Geldof)
1
2002 "Pale White Girls" Sex Age & Death
2011 "Silly Pretty Thing" 146 How To Compose Popular Songs That Will Sell
"Here's To You"

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jonze, Tim (28 January 2013). "Boomtown Rats re-form for Isle of Wight festival". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Bob Geldof in UK Charts
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  5. ^ "irish-charts.com - Bob Geldof (2000-2011)". Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 7 October 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "norwegiancharts.com - Discography Bob Geldof". Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 7 October 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "hitparade.ch - search (alben) : Bob Geldof". Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  8. ^ "Allmusic - Billboard Albums > Bob Geldof". All Music. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  9. ^ "charts.de - suche (Song): Bob Geldof". Media Control. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  10. ^ "The Irish Charts - search: Bob Geldof". IRMA. Archived from the original on 5 January 2010. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  11. ^ "dutchcharts.nl - Discografie Bob Geldof". Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 25 October 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  12. ^ "hitparade.ch - search (songs) : Bob Geldof". Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  13. ^ a b "Allmusic - Billboard Albums > Bob Geldof". All Music. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 
  14. ^ "Great Songs of Indifference: The Best of Bob Geldof & the Boomtown Rats - Boomtown Rats - AllMusic". All Music. Retrieved 10 September 2011.