James Morrison discography

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James Morrison discography
James Morrison.jpg
Morrison performing at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival
Studio albums 4
Music videos 13
EPs 2
Singles 15

The discography of James Morrison, an English singer, songwriter and guitarist, consists of four studio albums, two extended plays, twelve singles, thirteen music videos and a number of other appearances.

Morrison released Undiscovered, his debut album, in 2006. It topped the UK Albums Chart and reached the top ten in other countries and was certified three times platinum by the British Phonographic Industry. Morrison was also the biggest-selling British male solo artist in 2006.[1] His debut single was also his most successful; "You Give Me Something" reached the top ten in nine countries including peaks of number five on the UK Singles Chart and number one in New Zealand. Morrison's second album, Songs for You, Truths for Me, was released in September 2008. It reached number three in the UK, and the top 20 in six other countries. The two albums have sold some 4.5 million copies.[1] In September 2011 Morrison released his third album The Awakening, which debuted at number one in the UK.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
GER
[5]
IRE
[6]
NLD
[7]
NZ
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
US
[11]
Undiscovered 1 17 14 13 5 5 4 10 15 24
Songs for You, Truths for Me
  • Released: 26 September 2008
  • Label: Polydor (#1779250)
  • Format: CD, digital download
3 21 26 13 1 11 19 25 12 49
  • BPI: 3× Platinum[12]
The Awakening
  • Released: 23 September 2011
  • Label: Island
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 9 5 11 2 7 29 7 1 49
Higher Than Here
  • Released: 30 October 2015
  • Label: Island
  • Format: CD, digital download
7 94 33 22[21] 45 15 3
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released.

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
Live from Air Studios, London
  • Released: 5 May 2009[22]
  • Label: Polydor
  • Format: digital download
iTunes Festival: London 2011
  • Released: 5 August 2011[23]
  • Label: Island
  • Format: digital download

Singles[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
GER
[24]
IRE
[6]
NL
[25]
NOR
[26]
NZ
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
"You Give Me Something" 2006 5 7 8 31 14 2 10 1 25 4 Undiscovered
"Wonderful World" 8 57 87 31 8 16 35
"The Pieces Don't Fit Anymore" 30 30
"Undiscovered" 2007 63 30
"One Last Chance"
"You Make It Real" 2008 7 100 71 38 18 Songs for You, Truths for Me
"Broken Strings"
(featuring Nelly Furtado)
2 80 2 1 2 5 14 10 5 1
"Please Don't Stop the Rain" 2009 33 44 20 51
"Nothing Ever Hurt Like You" 149 9
"Get to You" 104 25
"I Won't Let You Go" 2011 5 13 1 11 11 55 8 42 3 The Awakening
"Up"
(featuring Jessie J)
30 24 19 43 37
"Slave to the Music" 2012 10
"One Life" 159
"Beautiful Life" 42
"Demons" 2015 29 Higher Than Here
"Stay Like This"
"I Need You Tonight" 2016
"—" denotes a release that did not chart or was not released.

Other charted songs[edit]

Song Year Peak Album
UK
[31]
"Sitting on a Platform" 2008 136 "You Make It Real" single

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Director(s)
2006 "You Give Me Something" Phil Andalman, Magali Selosse
"You Give Me Something" (second version) Sam Brown
"Wonderful World" Sam Brown[32]
"The Pieces Don't Fit Anymore" David Mould
2007 "Undiscovered" Mark Wordsworth
"One Last Chance" N/A
2008 "You Make It Real" Daniel Wolfe
"Nothing Ever Hurt Like You" Nick and Fred
"Broken Strings"
(featuring Nelly Furtado)
Micah Meisner
2009 "Please Don't Stop the Rain" David Edwards
"Get to You" Daniel Wolfe
2011 "I Won't Let You Go" Phil Griffin[33]
"Up"
(featuring Jessie J)
Leanne Stott
"Slave to the Music" Phil Griffin
2012 "One Life" Alex Grazioli
"Beautiful Life" N/A
"Right by Your Side" N/A
2015 "Demons" Greg & Lio
"Stay Like This" N/A
2016 "I Need You Tonight" Alex Grazioli

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Title
2006 "It's Too Late" (Carole King cover) Take It Easy: 15 Soft Rock Anthems (Q Playlist)[34]
2007 "Come Back and Stay" (Paul Young cover) Radio 1 Established 1967[35]
2008 "Details in the Fabric" (with Jason Mraz) We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
2009 "Watch and Wait" Männerherzen (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2010 "A Change Is Gonna Come" (Sam Cooke cover) The Imagine Project

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "UK Charts > James Morrison". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Australian Charts > James Morrison". australian-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2009-12-05. 
  4. ^ a b "Austrian Charts > James Morrison" (in German). austriancharts.at Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-03-18. 
  5. ^ "German Album Charts > James Morrison" (in German). charts.de Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  6. ^ a b "Irish Charts > James Morrison". irish-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2009-12-05. 
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  9. ^ a b "Swedish Charts > James Morrison". swedishcharts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-03-18. 
  10. ^ a b "Swiss Charts > James Morrison". swisscharts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2009-12-05. 
  11. ^ "James Morrison > Album & Song Chart History > Billboard 200". Billboard Nielsen Business Media. Retrieved 2010-03-18. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f "BPI Certified Awards". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  13. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2015 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2015-11-07. 
  14. ^ a b c "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (James Morrison)" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  15. ^ "IRMA 2006 Certification Awards > Platinum". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  16. ^ "NVPI Goud/Platina" (in Dutch). NVPI. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  17. ^ "RIANZ Top 40 Albums > 14 May 2007". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  18. ^ a b "IFPI Switzerland > Edelmetall" (in German). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  19. ^ "ARIA Charts > Accreditations > 2006 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  20. ^ (in German). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry http://www.ifpi.at/?section=goldplatin. Retrieved April 26, 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  21. ^ https://www.offiziellecharts.de/album-details-285138
  22. ^ "iTunes Preview > Live from Air Studios, London". iTunes Store. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  23. ^ "iTunes Preview > iTunes Festival: London 2011". iTunes Store. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  24. ^ "Chartverfolgung / James Morrison / Single" (in German). musicline.de PhonoNet. Retrieved 2009-12-14. 
  25. ^ "James Morrison Dutch Top 40" (in Dutch). top40.nl Nederlandse Top 40. Retrieved 2010-03-18. 
  26. ^ "Norwegian Charts > James Morrison". norwegiancharts.com/ Hung Medien. 
  27. ^ a b "Latest Platinum / Gold Singles". Radioscope.net.nz. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  28. ^ "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 13 May 2012.  Enter "I Won't Let You Go" in the field "Search". Select "Title" in the field "Search by". Select "single" in the field "By Format". Click "Go".
  29. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2015 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  30. ^ "Certificazioen Single Digital dalla settimana 1 del 2009 alla settimana 11 del 2012" (PDF) (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  31. ^ Peak positions for other charted songs in the UK:
  32. ^ Sam Brown (Director) (2007-05-09). Wonderful World – James Morrison. MTV. Retrieved 2008-10-22. 
  33. ^ "I Won't Let You Go by James Morrison - Songfacts". Songfacts. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  34. ^ "Various - Take It Easy: 15 Soft Rock Anthems (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-03-18. 
  35. ^ "Radio 1 - Established 1967". BBC. Retrieved 2008-10-18. 

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