Mogwai discography

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Mogwai discography
Mogwailive.jpg
Mogwai performing at Somerset House, London, England on 7 July 2007.
Studio albums 9
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 4
EPs 13
Singles 13
Remix albums 2
Film and television scores 5
Compilation appearances 5

This is a discography of Mogwai, a Scottish post-rock band.

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[1]
GER
[2]
FRA
[3]
NLD
[4]
BEL (FL)
[5]
BEL (WA)
[5]
AUT
[6]
ITA
[7]
US
[8]
SCO
Mogwai Young Team
  • Release date: 21 October 1997
  • Format: CD, LP
75 69
[9]
Come On Die Young
  • Release date: 29 March 1999
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Chemikal Underground (UK)
  • Matador (US)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
  • Trama (Brazil)
29 24
[10]
Rock Action
  • Release date: 30 April 2001
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
  • Matador (US)
  • Toy's Factory (Japan)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
  • Trama (Brazil)
23 82 20
[11]
Happy Songs for Happy People
  • Release date: 21 May 2003
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
  • Matador (US)
  • Toy's Factory (Japan)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
47 91 182 22
[12]
Mr Beast
  • Release date: 6 March 2006
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
  • Matador (US)
31 65 64 97 21 57 128 17
[13]
The Hawk Is Howling
  • Release date: 22 September 2008
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Wall of Sound (UK)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
  • Matador (US)
35 72 53 92 29 70 47 97 18
[14]
Hardcore Will Never Die, but You Will
  • Release date: 14 February 2011
  • Format: CD, LP
25 27 46 83 31 39 49 97 12
[15]
Rave Tapes
  • Release date: 20 January 2014
  • Format: CD, LP
10 16 37 78 12 30 56 50 55 2
[16]
Every Country's Sun
  • Release date: 1 September 2017
  • Format: CD, LP
6 29 50 85 21 19 52 2
[17]

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Label
2010 Special Moves
  • Release date: 23 August 2010
  • Format: CD, LP
Rock Action (US & UK)
2011 Mogwai – iTunes Festival London 2011 Rock Action

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Label Notes
1997 Ten Rapid (Collected Recordings 1996–1997)
  • Release date: 17 April 1997
  • Format: CD
  • Rock Action (UK)
  • Jetset (US)
  • Voices of Wonder (Scandinavia)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
  • Trama (Brazil)
Compiles songs previously released throughout 1996—1997 from various sources.
2000 EP+6
  • Release date: 23 August 2000
  • Format: CD
  • Toy's Factory (Japan)
  • Chemikal Underground (UK)
Initially Japan-only album, compiling the EPs 4 Satin, No Education = No Future (Fuck the Curfew), and EP on one CD, later released in the UK.
2005 Government Commissions: BBC Sessions 1996–2003
  • Release date: 21 February 2005
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
  • Matador (US)
  • Toy's Factory (Japan)
  • Soyuz (Russia)
Compiles songs recorded from various BBC Radio sessions with John Peel and Steve Lamacq.
2015 Central Belters
  • Release date: 9 October 2015
  • Format: 3xCD, 6xLP
  • Rock Action Records
20th anniversary career retrospective and rarities

Extended plays[edit]

Year Title Label Notes
1997 4 Satin
  • Release date: 26 May 1997
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Chemikal Underground (UK)
  • Jet Set (US)
UK Singles Chart #110[19]
1998 Mogwai Fear Satan Remixes
  • Release date: 30 March 1998
  • Format: CD, 12"
Features remixes of "Mogwai Fear Satan" by Mogwai, µ-Ziq, Surgeon and My Bloody Valentine. UK Singles Chart #57[19]
No Education = No Future (Fuck the Curfew)
  • Release date: 29 June 1998
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Chemikal Underground (UK)
UK Singles Chart #68[19]
1999 EP
  • Release date: 18 October 1999
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Chemikal Underground (UK)
  • Matador (US)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
2000 EP+6
  • Toy's Factory (Japan)
  • Chemikal Underground (UK), in 2001
2001 Travels in Constants, Vol. 12
  • Release date: 18 March 2001
  • Format: CD
Mogwai's contribution to the subscription-only series of twelve EPs from Temporary Residence Limited.
US Tour EP
  • Release date: 24 May 2001
  • Format: 10"
  • Matador (US)
Split 10" EP with Bardo Pond, sold during Mogwai's May–June 2001 tour of the US.
UK/European Tour EP
  • Release date: 2 November 2001
  • Format: CD
Compiles limited edition tracks from various 2001 releases.
2006 Travel Is Dangerous
  • Release date: 26 June 2006
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
2008 Batcat
  • Wall of Sound (Europe)
  • Matador (US)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
UK Singles Chart #164[20]
2011 Earth Division
  • Rock Action Records (UK, Europe)
  • Sub Pop (US)
UK Singles Chart #178[19]
2012-2013 Les Revenants EP
  • Release date: 17 December 2012 (digital)
  • 28 January 2013 (physical)
  • Format: CD, 10", download
  • Rock Action Records (UK, Europe)
2014 Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1.
  • Rock Action Records

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album Label Notes
1996 "Tuner"/"Lower"
  • Release date: 18 March 1996
  • Format: 7"
non-album singles
  • Rock Action (UK)
Double A-side, limited to 500± copies. "Tuner" was rerecorded for Ten Rapid.
"Angels vs Aliens"
  • Release date: 1 July 1996
  • Format: 7"
  • Ché Trading (UK)
Split with English band Dweeb. "Angels vs Aliens" was rerecorded for Ten Rapid.
"Summer"/"Ithica 27ϕ9"
  • Release date: 4 November 1996
  • Format: 7"
  • Love Train (UK)
Double A-side, limited to 1500 copies. Both tracks feature on Ten Rapid.
1997 "New Paths to Helicon, Pt. 1" /
"New Paths to Helicon, Pt. 2"
  • Release date: February 1997
  • Format: 7"
  • Wurlitzer Jukebox (UK)
Double A-side, limited to 3000 copies. Both tracks feature on Ten Rapid.
Club Beatroot - Part Four
  • Release date: May 1997
  • Format: 7"
  • Flotsam & Jetsam (UK)
Split with Scottish band pH Family, limited to 500 copies. Features "Stereo Dee (Live)", recorded at The 13th Note, Glasgow, Scotland on 13 February 1997.
1998 Kicking a Dead Pig
  • Release date: 18 May 1998
  • Format: 12"
  • Eye-Q (UK)
Promo 12", featuring remixes of Mogwai songs by DJ Q and Alec Empire.
Do the Rock Boogaloo
  • Release date: 23 March 1998
  • Format: 7", CD
Split with English band Magoo. Features a cover of "Sweet Leaf" by Black Sabbath.
2001 "My Father My King"
  • Release date: 22 October 2001
  • Format: 12", CD
  • Rock Action (UK)
  • Matador (US)
  • Spunk (Australia/New Zealand)
2006 "Friend of the Night"
  • Release date: 30 January 2006
  • Format: 7", CD
Mr Beast
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
First single released from a studio album.
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
  • Release date: 23 October 2006
  • Format: 10"
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
Promo 10".
2011 Rano Pano / Hasenheide
  • Release date: 18 January 2011
  • Format: 7"
Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
  • Sub Pop
Mexican Grand Prix / Slight Domestic
  • Release date: 7 February 2011
  • Format: 7"
  • Rock Action
San Pedro / George Square Thatcher Death Party (Session Version)
  • Release date: 23 May 2011[21]
  • Format: 7"
  • Rock Action
2017 Coolverine / Party In The Dark
  • Release date: 02 August 2017
  • Format: 7"
Every Country's Sun
  • Rock Action
Party In The Dark / Eternal Panther
  • Release date: 25 August 2017[22]
  • Format: 7"
  • Rock Action

Remix albums[edit]

Year Title Label
1998 Kicking a Dead Pig: Mogwai Songs Remixed
  • Release date: 18 May 1998
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Eye Q, Chemikal Underground (UK)
  • Jetset (US)
2012 A Wrenched Virile Lore

Film and television scores[edit]

Year Title Film/TV series Label
2006 Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
  • Release date: 30 October 2006
  • Format: CD, LP
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
  • Play It Again Sam (Europe)
The Fountain: Music from the Motion Picture The Fountain
  • Nonesuch Records
2013 Les Revenants OST The Returned (TV series)
  • Rock Action Records
2016 Atomic: A Soundtrack by Mogwai[25] Atomic, Living in Dread and Promise (TV documentary)
  • Rock Action Records[27]
2016 Before the Flood (Music from the Motion Picture) Before the Flood (feature-length documentary)
  • Lakeshore Records

Various Artists Compilation appearances[edit]

Year Title Mogwai Tracks Label
1998 A Tribute To Spacemen 3
  • Release date: 4 May 1998
  • Format: CD
  • 3. Honey (cover)
  • Rocket Girl
NME Presents: Radio 1 Sound City
  • Release date: 25 October 1998
  • Format: CD
  • 12. I Don't Know What To Say
  • NME
Glasgow EP
  • Release date: November 1998
  • Format: 7"
  • 1. I Can't Remember
  • Plastic Cowboy Recordings
1999 Fabulous Shit
  • Release date: 2 November 1999
  • Format: CD
  • 6. 003
  • Lo Recordings
2003 Rock Action Presents Vol 1
  • Release date: 6 September 2003
  • Format: CD
  • 5. Tuner (original 7" version)
  • 9. Star Wars
  • Rock Action
2007 The 11th Hour (soundtrack)
  • Release date: 13 November 2007
  • Format: CD
  • 10. Mogwai Fear Satan
  • Lakeshore Records
2010 Matador at 21
  • Release date: 28 September 2010
  • Format: CD
  • Disc 3, 10. Helps Both Ways
  • Disc 4, 7. Kids Will Be Skeletons
  • Disc 6, 15. Ex-Cowboy (live)
  • Matador
2012 Occupy This Album
  • Release date: 15 May 2012
  • Format: CD
  • Disc 4, 17. Earth Division
  • Music for Occupy
2013 Dig for Fire: a Tribute to Pixies
  • Release date: 14 November 2013
  • Format: CD, download
  • 7. Gouge Away (cover)
  • American Laundromat Records
2014 Other Voices: Series 12 (Live)
  • Release date: 30 May 2014
  • Format: download
  • 20. MasterCard (Live Version)
  • 21. Remurdered (Live Version)
  • Other Voices
2016 Life is Strange (soundtrack)
  • 8. Kids Will Be Skeletons

References[edit]

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  22. ^ "Pitchfork - Listen to Mogwais New Song Eternal Panther". Retrieved 2017-12-30. 
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