Bucks Fizz discography

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Bucks Fizz discography
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Studio albums 6
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 8
Video albums 4
Music videos 18
Singles 24

This is a discography of UK pop group Bucks Fizz.

The group, formed in 1981, reached number one three times in the UK and scored 20 chart hits there. Their biggest selling single in the UK is "The Land of Make Believe", while worldwide it is "Making Your Mind Up" at 4 million copies sold. The group's first week on the singles chart was 28 March 1981, with their last week falling on 19 November 1988.[1][2] In albums, the group saw less success, but managed to chart seven times in total - three of them reaching the top 20 and five in the top 40. Are You Ready is the biggest selling of these. Their first week on the album charts was 8 August 1981, while their most recent week was 26 May 2007.[3][4]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details International Chart Peaks Certifications
UK
[5]
GER
[6]
NED
[7]
NZ
[8]
SWE
[9]
Bucks Fizz 14 61 50 20 29
Are You Ready
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: RCA Records
10 18
Il Mundo de Ilusion
Bucks Fizz (US release)
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: RCA Records
Hand Cut
  • Released: 1983
  • Label: RCA Records
17
I Hear Talk
  • Released: 1984
  • Label: RCA Records
66
New Beginning (US release)
Writing on the Wall
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: Polydor Records
89
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Chart Peaks
UK
[5]
SCO
[11]
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1983
  • Label: RCA Records
25
The Story So Far
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Stylus Records
The Ultimate Anthology
The Lost Masters
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: Sony/BMG
The Very Best of Bucks Fizz
  • Released: 2007
  • Label: Sony/BMG
40 47
The Lost Masters 2 - The Final Cut
  • Released: 2008
  • Label: Sony/BMG
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details
Live at the Fairfield Hall

Singles[edit]

Year Title International Chart Peaks Certifications Album
UK
[12]
AUS
[13]
AUT
[14]
BEL
[15]
GER
[16]
IRE
[17]
NED
[18]
NZ
[19]
SWE
[20]
SWI
[21]
1981 "Making Your Mind Up" 1 6 1 1 5 1 1 3 2 3 Bucks Fizz
"Piece of the Action" 12 26 19 35 11 26 31
"One of Those Nights" 20 29
"Another Night" Are You Ready
"The Land of Make Believe" 1 15 7 1 3 1 2 44
1982 "My Camera Never Lies" 1 63 17 31 2 22
"Now Those Days Are Gone" 8 5
"Are You Ready" 93
"Easy Love"
"If You Can't Stand the Heat" 10 93 75 10 41 Hand Cut
1983 "Run for Your Life" 14 8
"When We Were Young" 10 20 19 52 6 17 Greatest Hits
"London Town" 34 66 24
"Rules of the Game" 57
1984 "Talking in Your Sleep" 15 14 I Hear Talk
"Golden Days" 42
"I Hear Talk" 34 29
1985 "You and Your Heart So Blue" 43 Writing on the Wall
"Magical" 57
1986 "New Beginning (Mamba Seyra)" 8 22 11 24
"Love the One You're With" 47
"Keep Each Other Warm" 45
1988 "Heart of Stone" 50 The Story So Far
1989 "You Love Love"
1998 "Making Your Mind Up '98" [A] 84 (single release only)
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Video / DVD releases[edit]

Year Album title
1986 Less Bucks More Fizz - Bucks Fizz Greatest Hits [24]
  • Release date: June 1986
  • Format: VHS
  • Label: RCA / Columbia
  • Compilation of music videos
1992 The Best of Bucks Fizz
  • Release date: 1992
  • Format: VHS
  • Label: Independently released, Razzmatazz Management Ltd.
  • Compilation of music videos
2007 The Very Best of Bucks Fizz
  • Release date: May 2007
  • Format: DVD
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Compilation of music videos
2010 The Bucks Fizz Story [25]
  • Release date: August 2010
  • Format: DVD
  • Label: Glassbeach
  • Documentary

Music videos[edit]

The following is a list of music videos which were produced to accompany their singles. No videos were made for "One of Those Nights", "Magical" or "You Love Love" (or non-UK releases). "Making Your Mind Up" was a BBC-made production for the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 previews.

Year Song Director[26]
1981 "Making Your Mind Up" A BBC production
"Piece of the Action" Unknown
"The Land of Make Believe" Unknown
1982 "My Camera Never Lies" Terry Bedford
"Now Those Days Are Gone" Terry Bedford
"If You Can't Stand the Heat" Tony Halton
1983 "Run for Your Life" M. Geoghegan
"When We Were Young" Unknown
"London Town" D. Trattman
"Rules of the Game" D. Trattman
1984 "Talking in Your Sleep" D. Trattman
"Golden Days" Pete Cornish
"I Hear Talk" Terence Bulley
1985 "You and Your Heart so Blue" Richard Duplock & Andrew Coggins
1986 "New Beginning (Mamba Seyra)" Unknown
"Love the One You're With" Unknown
"Keep Each Other Warm" Unknown
1988 "Heart of Stone" Unknown

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official UK Charts, 28 March 1981
  2. ^ Chartstats, UK chart 19 November 1988
  3. ^ Chartstats, UK album chart 8 August 1981
  4. ^ Official UK albums chart, 26 May 2007
  5. ^ a b "UK Albums". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  6. ^ "German Albums". offiziellecharts.de. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  7. ^ "Dutch Albums". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  8. ^ "New Zealand Albums". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  9. ^ "Swedish Albums". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  10. ^ a b c "BPI Certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  11. ^ "Scottish Albums". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  12. ^ "UK Singles". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  13. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (doc). Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  14. ^ "Austrian Singles". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  15. ^ "Belgian Singles". ultratop.be. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  16. ^ "German Singles". offiziellecharts.de. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  17. ^ "Irish Singles". irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  18. ^ "Netherlands Singles". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  19. ^ "New Zealand Singles". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  20. ^ "Swedish Singles". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  21. ^ "Swiss Singles". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  22. ^ a b c d e "BPI Certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  23. ^ "Bucks Fizz". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 May 2015. 
  24. ^ Raffem - Bucks Fizz website, 1986
  25. ^ Glassbeach Media. Bucks Fizz Story DVD
  26. ^ Less Bucks More Fizz - Bucks Fizz Greatest Hits, RCA Video Ltd. 1986