Chelsea Light Moving discography

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Chelsea Light Moving discography
A four-piece rock band performing onstage. Two guitarists, one bassist and one drummer play under a blue light.
Chelsea Light Moving performing in 2013
Studio albums 1
Singles 3
Music videos 1

The discography of Chelsea Light Moving, an American alternative rock band from New York formed in 2012, consists of one studio album, three singles and one music video.

Chelsea Light Moving's membership includes Thurston Moore (vocals, guitar), Keith Wood (guitar), Samara Lubelski (bass) and John Moloney (drums). Formed following the announcement of the indefinite hiatus of Sonic Youth, Moore's former band, Chelsea Light Moving released three singles—"Burroughs", "Groovy & Linda" and "Frank O'Hara Hit"—in a series of blog posts on Matador Records‍ '​s official site over summer 2012. In 2013, the band's eponymous debut album was released to critical acclaim[1] and upon its release, charted in both of Belgium's Ultratop albums charts in Flanders and Wallonia.[2][3] The album also debuted on the United States' Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart at number 12.[4]


Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US Heat
Chelsea Light Moving 12 103 192


List of singles with associated album
Title Year Album
"Burroughs" 2012 Chelsea Light Moving
"Groovy & Linda"
"Frank O'Hara Hit"

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos with director(s)
Title Year Album Ref.
"Lip" 2013 Eva Prinz [6]


  1. ^ "Chelsea Light Moving: Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Chelsea Light Moving – Chelsea Light Moving". Ultratop (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Chelsea Light Moving – Chelsea Light Moving". Ultratop (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Chelsea Light Moving – Chelsea Light Moving: Awards". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 
  5. ^ Pelly, Jenn (January 10, 2013). "Thurston Moore's New Band Chelsea Light Moving Announce Debut Album, Tour | News". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 
  6. ^ Hogan, Marc (May 16, 2013). "Chelsea Light Moving Incite an All-Ages Riot with Furious "Lip" Video | SPIN Mix | Videos". Spin. Spin Media. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 

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