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 Cream. While together they released four albums, the last two being partly recorded live in concert, and ten singles. Since breaking up there have been four albums of music recorded live in concert (including of their brief reunion at the Royal Albert Hall in 2005), and eleven compilation albums.

Albums[edit]

While together[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: 5 February 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

After break-up[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: July 1969
  • UK Label: Polydor (583 060)
  • US Label: Atco SD 33-291
  • Format: stereo LP
6 11 6 29 3
1973 Heavy Cream
  • Released: October 1972
  • UK Label: Polydor (2659 022)
  • US Label: Polydor PD-3502
  • Format: stereo double LP
135
Cream Off the Top
  • Released: April 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 (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
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" (from Fresh Cream)
34 Non-album track
"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 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" (from Wheels Of Fire)
40 64 37 64 83 Non-album track
"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" (from Fresh Cream)
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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