Can discography

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Can discography
Studio albums 12
Compilation albums 13
Video albums 7
Singles 12
Soundtrack albums 9

This is a discography of the krautrock band Can.

Studio albums[edit]

Compilations and live albums[edit]

  • Limited Edition (United Artists, 1974) – collection of 1968–1974 rarities that was expanded to become Unlimited Edition
  • Unlimited Edition (Virgin, UK/Harvest, Ger., 1976) – collection of 1968–1975 rarities
  • Opener (Sunset, 1976) – compilation from 1972–1974 album material
  • Cannibalism (United Artists, 1978) – compilation from 1969–1974 album material (two tracks dropped for CD reissue)
  • Delay 1968 (Spoon, 1981) – unreleased material from 1968–1969
  • Incandescence (Virgin, 1983) – compilation from 1969–1977 album material
  • Cannibalism 2 (Spoon, 1992) – compilation from 1974–1981 album material, also includes a two tracks from singles and one unreleased track, "Melting Away"
  • Anthology (Spoon, 1993) – compilation from 1968–1991 album and soundtrack material
  • Cannibalism 3 (Spoon, 1993) – compilation from 1979–1991 solo album material
  • The Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit, 1995) – collection of 1973–1975 recordings from BBC radio's John Peel Show
  • Sacrilege (Spoon, 1997) – remix album, contains a remix of the hit "Spoon" by Sonic Youth
  • Can Live Music (Live 1971–1977) (Spoon, 1999) – collection of live recordings 1972–1977 (originally packaged with the Can Box CD/video/book set)
  • Agilok & Blubbo (Wah Wah Records Supersonic Sounds, 2009) – movie soundtrack recorded in 1968, recorded as The Inner Space[1]
  • Kamasutra: Vollendung Der Liebe (Crippled Dick Hot Wax!, 2009) – movie soundtrack recorded in 1968, released as Irmin Schmidt & Inner Space Production[2]
  • The Lost Tapes (Mute, 2012) - 3-CD or 5-LP box set compilation of unreleased studio and live recordings from 1968 to 1977 (No.77 in UK, June 2012)

Bootlegs[edit]

  • Horrortrip in the Paperhouse: Live 1972/73 (1994).
  • Radio Waves (Sonic Platten, 1997) – collection of 1969–1972 live and rare recordings
  • Zhengzheng Rikang (Nörvenich, 2006) - early 1969 bootleg

Singles[edit]

  • "Agilok & Blubbo" {Can as The Inner Space} / "Kamera Song" {Rosemarie Heinikel} (Deutsche Vogue, DV 14785 – 1968)
  • "Kama Sutra" {Irmin Schmidt with The Inner Space} / "I'm Hiding my Nightingale" {Margarete Juvan} (Metronome, M 25128 – November 1968)
  • "Soul Desert" / "She Brings The Rain" (Liberty 15 340, 1970)
  • "She Brings The Rain"/"Deadlock" (Liberty, September 1970)
  • "Turtles Have Short Legs"/"Halleluhwah" (Liberty, March 1971)
  • "Spoon"/"Shikaku Maru Ten" (United Artists, December 1971)
  • "Vitamin C"/"I'm so green" (United Artists, 1972)
  • "Moonshake"/"Splash" (United Artists, October 1973)
  • "Dizzy Dizzy"/"Come Sta La Luna" (United Artists, December 1974)
  • "Hunters and Collectors"/"Vernal Equinox" (Virgin, 1975)
  • "I Want More"/"..and More" (Virgin, July 1976) (reached No 26 in UK, October 1976, written by their live sound mixer Peter Gilmour)
  • "Silent Night"/"Cascade Waltz" (Virgin, November 1976)
  • "Don't Say No"/"Return" (Virgin, April 1977)
  • "Can-Can"/"Can Be" (Lightning, June 1978)
  • "Can-Can"/"Aspectacle" (Harvest, 1979)
  • "Hoolah Hoolah" (Double-Mix)/"Hoolah Hoolah" (Sun Electric Mix) (Phonogram, 1990)
  • "I Want More"/"..and More" (Spoon, 2006 reissue)

Appearances on compilations[edit]

Compilation albums or albums by other artists containing previously unreleased Can tracks.

  • Electric Rock Idee 2000 (Liberty/United Artists, 1970) – "Thief"; different edit appears later on Delay 1968
  • Until the End of the World. Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (Warner Bros. Records, 1991) – "Last Night Sleep"
  • Pop 2000. Das Gibt's Nur Einmal (Grönland Records, 1999) – "Der Dritte Mann"
  • Irmin Schmidt: Villa Wunderbar (Spoon Records, 2013) – "Alice – Remix" and "Last Night Sleep – Remix"

Film and video[edit]

  • (1970) "Mein schönes kurzes Leben" (TV-Movie by Klaus Lemke (de))
  • (1971) Beat Club TV (performance of Paperhouse)
  • (1972) Free Concert
  • (1973) Mixed Media In Soest
  • (1998) The Can Documentary
  • (1999) The Can Box (Box set including Can Documentary, Free Concert, Two Live CDs and a book)
  • (2004) The Can DVD (2 DVDs with CAN material and 1 Audio CD with the solo material)

Soundtracks[edit]

[3]

Non-original soundtracks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Origins of Krautrock: 'Kamera Song' by The Inner Space (future members of Can), 1968". DangerousMinds. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Julian Cope presents Head Heritage". Julian Cope presents Head Heritage. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  3. ^ http://www.irminschmidt.com/work_can.html