Cream discography

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Cream discography
Cream Clapton Bruce Baker 1960s.jpg
Cream, 1966. L-R: Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce, and Eric Clapton
Studio albums 4
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 11
Video albums 6
Singles 10

This is the discography of English rock supergroup Cream. Over the years, they have released four studio albums, four live albums, eleven compilation albums and ten singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title and details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
FRA
[4]
GER
[5]
NOR
[6]
US
[7]
1966 Fresh Cream 6 10 20 39
1967 Disraeli Gears
  • Released: 2 November 1967
  • UK Label: Reaction (593/4 003)
  • US Label: Atco 33-232 / SD 33-232
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
5 1 10 2 16 4
1968 Wheels of Fire
  • Released: July 1968
  • UK Label: Polydor (582/3 031/2)
  • US Label: Atco SD 2-700
  • Format: mono/stereo double LP
3 1 1 2 15 16 1
  • BPI: Platinum[12]
  • ARIA: Platinum[9]
  • RIAA: Platinum[13]
1969 Goodbye
  • Released: March 1969
  • UK Label: Polydor (593 053)
  • US Label: Atco SD 7001
  • Format: stereo LP
1 6 5 3 9 7 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Year Title and details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[15]
CAN
[3]
FRA
[4]
GER
[5]
NOR
[6]
US
[7]
1970 Live Cream
  • Released: April 1970
  • UK Label: Polydor (2383 016)
  • US Label: Atco SD 33-328
  • Format: stereo LP
4 30 13 15 30 15 15
1972 Live Cream Volume II
  • Released: March 1972
  • UK Label: Polydor (2383 119)
  • US Label: Atco SD 7005
  • Format: stereo LP
15 49 30 27 30
2003 BBC Sessions
  • Released: 25 March 2003
  • Label: Polydor (LC 00309.076048-2)
  • Format: CD
100
2005 Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6, 2005
  • Released: 4 October 2005
  • Label: Reprise (9362-49416-2)
  • Format: Double CD
61 59 11 59
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title and details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[19]
CAN
[3]
GER
[5]
NZL
[20]
US
[7]
1969 Best of Cream
  • Released: November 1969
  • UK Label: Polydor (583 060)
  • US Label: Atco SD 33-291
  • Format: stereo LP
6 11 6 29 3
1973 Heavy Cream
  • Released: April 1973
  • UK Label: Polydor (2659 022)
  • US Label: Polydor PD-3502
  • Format: stereo double LP
135
Cream Off the Top
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Polydor PD 5529
  • Format: stereo LP
1983 Strange Brew: The Very Best of Cream
  • Released: 1983
  • UK Label: RSO Deluxe (RSO 5021)
  • US Label: RSO 811639
  • Format: stereo LP
205
  • RIAA: Platinum[10]
1995 The Very Best of Cream
  • Released: 9 May 1995
  • Label: Polydor/Chronicles (523752-2)
  • Format: CD
149 19
1997 Those Were the Days
  • Released: 23 September 1997
  • Label: Polydor (539000-2)
  • Format: CD box set
2000 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection – The Best of Cream
  • Released: 29 February 2000
  • Label: Polydor (543498)
  • Format: CD
2005 Gold
  • Released: 26 April 2005
  • Label: Polydor (4193)
  • Format: Double CD
186
I Feel Free - Ultimate Cream
  • Released: 31 May 2005
  • Label: Polydor (987136)
  • Format: Double CD
6
2011 Icon
  • Released: 21 June 2011
  • Label: Polydor (B004ZQBP54)
  • Format: CD
2013 The Alternative Album
  • Released: 8 April 2013
  • Label: Itm (B00A9V1R02)
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Titles Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[1]
AUS
[22]
CAN
[3]
FRA
[23]
GER
[24]
US
[25]
US$
[26]
1966 "Wrapping Paper"
b/w "Cat's Squirrel"
34
"I Feel Free"
b/w "N.S.U."
11 53 27 116
[27]
Best of Cream (UK)
Fresh Cream (US)
1967 "Strange Brew"
b/w "Tales of Brave Ulysses"
17 23 28 Disraeli Gears
"Spoonful – Part 1"
b/w "Spoonful – Part 2"
Fresh Cream (UK)
Best of Cream (US)
1968 "Sunshine of Your Love"
b/w "SWLABR"
25 18 3 5 6 Disraeli Gears
"Anyone for Tennis"
b/w "Pressed Rat and Warthog"
40 64 37 64 83
"White Room"
b/w "Those Were The Days"
28 1 2 73 28 6 5 Wheels of Fire
1969 "Crossroads"
b/w "Passing The Time"
45 13 70 28 17
"Badge"
b/w "What a Bringdown"
18 43 49 29 60 65 Goodbye
1970 "Lawdy Mama"
b/w "Sweet Wine"
Live Cream
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Video albums[edit]

  • Farewell Concert - VHS, DVD, recorded Royal Albert Hall, November 1968 (UK : Gold)
  • Strange Brew - largely a re-edit of Farewell Concert plus some outtakes
  • Fresh Live Cream - VHS, DVD, documentary filmed just after the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame reunion in 1993 containing band interviews and previously unreleased material
  • Royal Albert Hall London May 2-3-5-6, 2005 - DVD, recorded Royal Albert Hall, May 2005 (UK : Platinum), (US : 5x Platinum)
  • Cream: Disraeli Gears (2006) - DVD, a reflection on what went into making Disraeli Gears, and the impact it had on the 60s. (UK : Gold)
  • Cream: Classic Artists - DVD + CD, recorded before and after the Madison Square Garden reunion concerts; features interviews with band members, along with an audio CD containing five previously unreleased tracks from Swedish radio.

References[edit]

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  26. ^ Hoffmann, Frank (1983). The Cash Box Singles Charts, 1950-1981. Metuchen, NJ & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 135. 
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  28. ^ "Gold Presentation "Sunshine of Your Love"". Atco Records. Directupload.net. Retrieved September 18, 2015.  Note: This is a gold disc presentation awarded to Atco Records to commemorate gold certification awards and sales of "Sunshine of Your Love" in the United States (RIAA) and the United Kingdom (BPI).
  29. ^ "White Room (Cream)". Eric Clapton Collector. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  30. ^ Armani, Luciano (2008). Premi della FIMI italiana [FIMI certifications] (in Italian). Milan. p. 23. 
  31. ^ Puteri, Adi (1993). Album ini memaparkan Mei. New Straits Times. 

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