Dead Kennedys discography

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Dead Kennedys discography
Studio albums4
Live albums2
Compilation albums3
Video albums4
EPs1
Singles7

The discography of Dead Kennedys, an American punk rock band, includes four studio albums, one extended play, two live albums, three compilations and one demo.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
NZ
[2]
1980 Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
  • Released: September, 1980
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
33 33 UK: Gold[3]
1982 Plastic Surgery Disasters 40 UK: Gold[4]
1985 Frankenchrist
  • Released: October, 1985
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
UK: Silver[5]
1986 Bedtime for Democracy
  • Released: November, 1986
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
UK: Silver[6]
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

EPs[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK[7] US[8]
1981 In God We Trust, Inc.
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
UK[7] US[8]
2001 Mutiny on the Bay
  • Released: April 24, 2001
  • Label: Manifesto
  • Formats: CD, vinyl, digital download
2004 Live at the Deaf Club
  • Released: January 27, 2004
  • Label: Manifesto
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK[7] US[8]
1987 Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death
  • Released: 1987
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles
  • Formats: CD, LP, CS
84 US: Gold[9]
UK: Gold[10]
2007 Milking the Sacred Cow
  • Released: October 9, 2007
  • Label: Manifesto
  • Formats: CD
2014 Original Singles Collection
  • Released: April 15, 2014
  • Label: Manifesto
  • Formats: 7" Box Set
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Demos[edit]

Year Title
1978 The 1978 Demos
  • Length: 46:59

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK
[7]
1979 "California Über Alles"
b/w "The Man With the Dogs"
Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
1980 "Holiday in Cambodia"
b/w "Police Truck"
"Kill the Poor"
b/w "In-Sight"
49
1981 "Too Drunk to Fuck"
b/w "The Prey"
36 Non-album single
"Nazi Punks Fuck Off"
b/w "Moral Majority"
In God We Trust, Inc.
1982 "Bleed for Me"
b/w "Life Sentence"
Plastic Surgery Disasters
"Halloween"
b/w "Saturday Night Holocaust"

Music videos[edit]

  • "Holiday in Cambodia"
  • "Forest Fire"
  • "Holiday in Cambodia" [Live]

Videos[edit]

Year Video details
1991 Dead Kennedys Live
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Rhino
  • Format: VHS
2000 DMPO's On Broadway
  • Released: May 30, 2000
  • Label: Cherry Red
  • Format: DVD
2001 The Early Years Live
  • Released: July 3, 2001
  • Label: Cherry Red
  • Format: DVD, VHS
2003 In God We Trust, Inc.: The Lost Tapes
  • Released: July 22, 2003
  • Label: Cherry Red
  • Format: DVD, VHS

Other appearances[edit]

The following Dead Kennedys tracks were released on compilations. This is not an exhaustive list; tracks that were first released on the band's albums, EPs, or singles are not included.

Year Details Track(s)
1981 Let Them Eat Jellybeans![11]
  • Released: 1981
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles (VIRUS 4)
  • Format: LP
  • "Nazi Punks Fuck Off"
Wake the Dead
  • Released: 1981
  • Label: Take It! Magazine (1150195)
  • Format: flexi 7"
  • "Nazi Punks Fuck Off" (exclusive mix)
1982 Not So Quiet on the Western Front
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Alternative Tentacles (VIRUS 14)
  • Format: 2xLP, CD
  • "A Child and His Lawn Mower"[I]
Wargasm
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: Pax Records (PAX 4)
  • Format: LP
  • "Kinky Sex Makes The World Go Round"[I]
1986 Play New Rose for Me
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: New Rose Records (ROSE 100)
  • Format: LP, CD

^ I Denotes tracks that were re-released on Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death.

References[edit]

General
  • "Dead Kennedys > Discography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  • "Dead Kennedys Official Website". Retrieved 2008-06-24.
Specific
  1. ^ "Chart Stats - Dead Kennedys". theofficialcharts.com. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  2. ^ "Chart Stats - Dead Kennedys". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  3. ^ "Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Plastic Surgery Disasters BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24.[dead link]
  5. ^ "Frankenchrist BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24.[dead link]
  6. ^ "Bedtime for Democracy BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24.[dead link]
  7. ^ a b c d Warwick, 2004. p.305
  8. ^ a b c "Dead Kennedys > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-06-09.
  9. ^ "Album Certification". RIAA. Archived from the original on 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2008-06-22.
  10. ^ "Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death BPI certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2008-06-24.[dead link]
  11. ^ "Various - Let Them Eat Jellybeans!". Punknews. February 16, 2007. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
Notes