Patti Smith discography

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Patti Smith discography
Patti Smith performing at Lollapalooza Festival, Grant Park, Chicago.jpg
Studio albums 11
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 4
Music videos 7
EPs 2
Singles 19
B-sides 9
Soundtrack albums 3

This article is a discography of Patti Smith, an American rock singer-songwriter. Since 1974 she has released eleven studio albums, three live albums, two EPs, nineteen singles, two compilation albums, and one box set on Arista Records and Columbia Records.

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Chart positions[1][2][3][4][5]
US UK NOR SWE SWI NL
Horses
  • Debut studio album
  • Released: November 1975
  • Label: Arista Records (4066)
47 157[6] 18
Radio Ethiopia
  • 2nd studio album
  • Released: October 1976
  • Label: Arista Records (4097)
122 38
Easter
  • 3rd studio album
  • Released: March 1978
  • Label: Arista Records (4171)
20 16 10 34
Wave
  • 4th studio album
  • Released: May 1979
  • Label: Arista Records (4221)
18 41 7 17 16
Dream of Life
  • 5th studio album
  • Released: June 1988
  • Label: Arista Records (8453)
65 70 9 15 9 47
Gone Again
  • 6th studio album
  • Released: June 1996
  • Label: Arista Records (18747)
55 44 33 18 29 51
Peace and Noise
  • 7th studio album
  • Released: September 1997
  • Label: Arista Records (18986)
152 169 47
Gung Ho
  • 8th studio album
  • Released: March 2000
  • Label: Arista Records (14618)
178 94
Trampin'
  • 9th studio album
  • Released: April 2004
  • Label: Columbia Records (90330)
123 70 18 16 48 73
Twelve
  • 10th studio album
  • Cover album
  • Released: April 2007
  • Label: Columbia Records (87251)
60 63 35 26 23 41
Banga
  • 11th studio album
  • Released: June 2012
  • Label: Columbia Records
57 47 3 10 12 37

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title
Horses/Horses
  • Double CD combining a remastered Horses with a live version of the album performed in 2005
  • Released: November 2005
  • Label: Sony/Legacy Recordings (671445)
February 10, 1971
  • Single CD credited to Patti Smith with Lenny Kaye
  • Released: February 2006
  • Note: limited release on Lenny Kaye's label
  • Label: Mer Records (102)[7]
The Coral Sea
  • Double CD with Kevin Shields
  • Released: July 2008
  • Label: PASK (001)

Spoken word albums[edit]

Title Album details
Just Kids
  • Nine-CD box set of Patti Smith reading her book Just Kids complete and unabridged
  • Released: July 26, 2011
  • Label: HarperAudio (ISBN 978-0062109385)

Compilations[edit]

Title Album details
The Patti Smith Masters
  • Six-CD box set containing the first five studio albums plus bonus tracks and a compilation disc
  • Released: June 1996
  • Label: Arista Records (18933)
Land
  • Double-CD career survey including rarities, unreleased tracks, and one new song
  • Released: March 2002
  • Label: Arista Records (14708)
iTunes Originals
  • Digital download containing previously released tracks, new versions of old songs, and spoken commentary
  • Released: January 2008
  • Label: Sony BMG
Outside Society
  • Single-CD career survey
  • Released: August 2011
  • Label: Sony Legacy
The Arista Years 1975/2000
  • Eight-CD box set containing the first eight studio albums plus bonus tracks
  • Released: November 2011
  • Label: Sony Legacy

EPs[edit]

Title Album details
Hey Joe / Radio Ethiopia
  • Extended play
  • Released: 1977
  • Label: Arista Records (2C 052-60.133 Z)
Set Free
  • Extended play
  • Released: 1978
  • Label: Arista Records (12197)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[4][5][8][9][10][11] Album Notes
US
Hot 100
US
Main
US
Modern
UK
Singles
1974 "Hey Joe" / "Piss Factory" Debut single
1976 "Gloria" Horses
"Pissing in a River" Radio Ethiopia
"Pumping (My Heart)"
1977 "Ask the Angels"
1978 "Because the Night" 13 5 Easter
"Privilege (Set Me Free)" 72
1979 "Frederick" 90 63 Wave
"Dancing Barefoot"
"So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"
1988 "People Have the Power" 19 97 Dream of Life
"Looking for You (I Was)"
"Up There Down There" 6
1996 "Summer Cannibals" Gone Again
"Gone Again" Promo only
"E-Bow the Letter" (R.E.M. featuring Patti Smith) 49 15 2 4 New Adventures in Hi-Fi
1997 "1959" Peace and Noise Promo only
2000 "Glitter in Their Eyes" Gung Ho
"Lo and Beholden"
2002 "Higher Learning" Land
"When Doves Cry"
2003 "Mother Rose" Trampin'
2004 "Jubilee"
2007 "Gimme Shelter" Twelve
2012 "April Fool" Banga

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

B-sides[edit]

Year Title A-side
1974 "Piss Factory" "Hey Joe"
1976 "My Generation" "Gloria"
1977 "Time Is on My Side" "Ask the Angels"
1978 "God Speed" "Because the Night"
1979 "Fire of Unknown Origin" "Frederick"
"5-4-3-2-1" "Dancing Barefoot"
1988 "Wild Leaves" "People Have the Power"
1996 "Come Back Little Sheba" "Summer Cannibals"
"Come on in My Kitchen"

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Album
1978 "Rock N Roll Nigger" Easter
1988 "People Have the Power" Dream of Life
"Looking for You (I Was)"
1996 "Summer Cannibals" Gone Again
"E-Bow the Letter" New Adventures in Hi-Fi
2007 "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Twelve
"Pastime Paradise"

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Song Album
1991 "It Takes Time" (feat. Fred "Sonic" Smith) Until the End of the World (soundtrack)
1994 "Rock N Roll Nigger" (Flood remix) Natural Born Killers (soundtrack)
1995 "Walkin Blind" Dead Man Walking (soundtrack)
2013 "Capitol Letter" The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
2014 "Mercy Is" Noah

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
1978 "The Histories of the Universe" (spoken word) Big Ego
1979 "Poem for Jim Morrison" & "Bumblebee" (spoken word) The Nova Convention
1980 "Parade" (spoken word) Sugar, Alcohol and Meat
1983 "7 Ways of Going/Fire of Unknown Origin" (live - with Lenny Kaye) You're a Hook: The 15-Year Anniversary of Dial-a-Poem (1968-1983)
1993 "Memorial Song" (aka "Memorial Tribute") No Alternative
1996 "People Have the Power" (live - Bridge X, 1996) The Bridge School Concerts Vol. 1 (single disc)
1997 "We Three Kings" (Traditional) A Very Special Christmas 3
2006 "Wing" (live - Bridge X, 1996) The Bridge School Collection, Vol.1 Disc 4 (six volume set)
2007 "Till Victory" CBGB Forever
2010 "Because the Night" (with U2, Bruce Springsteen and Roy Bittan) The 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts[12]
2011 "Words of Love" Rave On Buddy Holly
2012 "Helen Burns" Helen Burns
2013 "The Mermaid" (with Johnny Depp) Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard albums chart". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  2. ^ "European charts". Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  3. ^ "UK chart". Retrieved 2008-03-24. 
  4. ^ a b "UK charts – Patti Smith Group". Archived from the original on 2012-06-29. Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  5. ^ a b "UK charts – Patti Smith". Archived from the original on 2012-06-29. Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  6. ^ Peaked in 2007.
  7. ^ http://www.shorefire.com/media/Rolling%20Stone%202.19.09_20090210_164935.pdf
  8. ^ "Billboard singles chart – Patti Smith Group". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  9. ^ "Billboard singles chart – Patti Smith". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  10. ^ "Billboard singles charts – E-Bow the Letter". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  11. ^ "UK chart – E-Bow the Letter". Archived from the original on 2012-03-13. Retrieved 2008-03-02. 
  12. ^ "The 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts (4CD)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  13. ^ "Son of Rogues Gallery" ANTI-Records ANTI-86904-2

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