Sinéad O'Connor discography

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Sinéad O'Connor discography
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Studio albums 10
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 5
Video albums 4
Music videos 32
EPs 1
Singles 54
Other appearances 97

Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor has released ten studio albums: The Lion and the Cobra (1987), I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got (1990), Am I Not Your Girl? (1992), Universal Mother (1994), Faith and Courage (2000), Sean-Nós Nua (2002), Throw Down Your Arms (2005), Theology (2007), How About I Be Me (and You Be You)? (2012), and I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss (2014). The extended play Gospel Oak (1997) and live album Live at the Sugar Club (2008) were issued as well. Her compilations consist of five sets—So Far... The Best Of (1997), Sinéad O'Connor: Best Of (2000), She Who Dwells in the Secret Place of the Most High Shall Abide Under the Shadow of the Almighty (2003), Collaborations (2005) and Essential (2005). In addition, O'Connor also released four video albums, and overall thirty-four singles.[1]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
FRA
[4]
GER
[5][6]
IRL
[7]
NZL
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
US
[12] [13]
The Lion and the Cobra 37 52 3 4 37 12 27 36
I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
  • Released: 20 March 1990
    • Re-released: 21 April 2009
  • Label: Ensign/Chrysalis
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Am I Not Your Girl?
  • Released: 22 September 1992
  • Label: Ensign/Chrysalis
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
17 9 26 24 8 5 16 11 6 27
Universal Mother
  • Released: 13 September 1994
  • Label: Ensign, Chrysalis
  • Formats: LP, CD, CS
31 7 21 38 5 38 11 11 19 36
Faith and Courage
  • Released: 13 June 2000
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, CS
18 21 27 38 8 33 59 19 61 55
Sean-Nós Nua
  • Released: 8 October 2002
    • Re-released: 8 April 2013
  • Label: Vanguard
  • Formats: CD
61 29 69 75 3 67 52 139
Throw Down Your Arms
  • Released: 4 October 2005
  • Label: Chocolate and Vanilla
  • Formats: LP, CD, download
26 17 189
Theology
  • Released: 18 June 2007
  • Label: Koch/Rubyworks
  • Formats: CD, download
81 86 18 157 168
How About I Be Me (and You Be You)? 42 105 78 5 56 69 33 115
I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss
  • Released: 11 August 2014
  • Label: Nettwerk
  • Formats: LP, CD, download
44 132 39 1 21 48 22 83
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
AUT
[3]
FR
[4]
GER
[5][6]
IRL
[7]
NZL
[8]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
US
[12]
So Far... The Best Of
  • Released: 25 November 1997
  • Label: Ensign/Chrysalis
  • Formats: CD, CS
27 97 13 27 28
Sinéad O'Connor (Best Of)
  • Release date: 12 December 2000
  • Label: Disky
  • Formats: CD
She Who Dwells in the Secret Place of the Most High Shall Abide Under the Shadow of the Almighty
  • Released: 9 September 2003
  • Label: Vanguard
  • Formats: CD, download
90 17
Collaborations
  • Released: 21 June 2005
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: CD
61 80 22 85 183
Essential
  • Released: 29 September 2005
    • Re-released: 2011
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: CD
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details
Live at the Sugar Club
  • Released: 8 December 2008
  • Label: Rubyworks
  • Formats: CD, DVD

Extended plays[edit]

Title EP details Peak chart positions
AUT
[3]
IRL
[7]
UK
[11]
US
[12]
Gospel Oak
  • Released: 3 June 1997
  • Label: Ensign/Chrysalis
  • Formats: CD
49 4 28 128
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
GER
[25]
NLD
[26]
IRL
[27]
ITA
[28]
NZL
[8]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
US
[29]
US Alt.
[30]
"Troy" 1987 8 48 The Lion and the Cobra
"Drink Before the War"
"Mandinka" 39 24 6 18 17
"I Want Your (Hands on Me)" (with MC Lyte) 1988 40 77
"Jerusalem"
"Jump in the River"
(with Karen Finley on the 12")
134 29 81 17 I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
"Nothing Compares 2 U" 1990 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
"The Emperor's New Clothes" 20 24 28 22 5 10 23 17 31 60 1
"Three Babies" 108 29 19 12 22 42
"I Am Stretched on Your Grave"
"My Special Child" 1991 97 55 6 43 18 42 Non-album singles
"Silent Night" 71 12 60
"Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home" 1992 37 21 11 13 32 28 18 6 Am I Not Your Girl?
"Don't Cry for Me Argentina" 44 53
"You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart"
(with Gavin Friday)
1994 43 4 24 42 24 (OST) In the Name of the Father
"Thank You for Hearing Me" 114 13 Universal Mother
"Fire on Babylon" 57 36 29
"Famine"/"All Apologies" 1995 134 51
"This Is to Mother You" 1997 14 (EP) Gospel Oak
"This Is a Rebel Song" 17 60 So Far... The Best Of
"Chiquitita" 1998 (VA) Across the Bridge of Hope
"No Man's Woman" 2000 87 80 42 Faith and Courage
"Jealous" 58 94 86
"Troy (The Phoenix from the Flame)" 2002 48 Non-album single
"Óró, Sé Do Bheatha 'Bhaile" Sean-Nós Nua
"My Lagan Love" She Who Dwells in the Secret Place of the Most High
Shall Abide Under the Shadow of the Almighty
"A Hundred Thousand Angels" 2003
"Marcus Garvey" 2005 48 Throw Down Your Arms
"Throw Down Your Arms"
"I Don't Know How to Love Him" 2007 Theology
"We People Who Are Darker Than Blue"
"The Wolf Is Getting Married" 2012 40 How About I Be Me (and You Be You)?
"4th and Vine" 2013 84
"Old Lady"
"Take Me to Church" 2014 55 I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss
"8 Good Reasons"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
GER
[25]
NLD
[26]
IRL
[27]
ITA
[28]
NZL
[8]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
US
[29]
"Heroine (Theme from Captive)"
(with The Edge)
1986 12 89 Captive (OST)
"Visions of You" (with Jah Wobble) 1991 94 35 Rising Above Bedlam
"Ship Ahoy" (with Marxman) 1992 33 Revolutions per Minute
"Blood of Eden" (with Peter Gabriel) 43 Us
"Don't Give Up" (with Willie Nelson) 1993 121 Across the Borderline
"Be Still" (with Feargal Sharkey, Nanci Griffith and Peter Gabriel) (VA) Peace Together
"Biko" (with Manu Dibango) 1994 Wakafrika
"Haunted" (with Shane MacGowan) 1995 6 30 The Snake
"Empire"
(with Bomb the Bass and Benjamin Zephaniah)
1996 Clear
"Va, Pensiero" (with Zucchero) 1997 17 52 6 19 The Best of Zucchero... Greatest Hits
"Guide Me God"
(with Ghostland featuring Natacha Atlas)
2002 Ghostland
"Tears from the Moon" (with Conjure One) Conjure One
"1000 Mirrors" (with Asian Dub Foundation) 2003 Enemy of the Enemy
"Special Cases" (with Massive Attack) 25 15 100th Window
"Illegal Attacks" (with Ian Brown) 2007 32 16 The World Is Yours
"Jackie, Is It My Birthday?" (with The Wolfmen) 2009 Married to the Eiffel Tower
"It's Only Life" (with Elaine Paige) 2010 Elaine Paige and Friends
"When a Child Is Born" (with Danny O'Reilly) 2012 26 A Murray Christmas
"Do They Know It's Christmas?"
(with Band Aid 30)
2014 3 5 3 4 1 11 2 5 1 63 Non-album single
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Artist(s) Album
1985 "Take My Hand" In Tua Nua featuring O'Connor Original demo
1988 "Some Day My Prince Will Come" O'Connor Stay Awake
1989 "Middle of the Island" Christy Moore featuring O'Connor Voyage (by Christy Moore)
"The Mad Lady & Me"
"Kingdom of Rain" The The Mind Bomb
1990 "Mother" The Band featuring O'Connor The Wall – Live in Berlin
"You Do Something to Me" O'Connor Red Hot + Blue
1991 "Sacrifice" Two Rooms
"Sweet Divinity" Jah Wobble featuring O'Connor Rising Above Bedlam
1992 "Josey Walsh" The Ungodly Kingdom EP
"Come Talk to Me" Peter Gabriel featuring O'Connor Us
"I Believe in You" (by Bob Dylan) O'Connor A Very Special Christmas 2
1993 "Religious Persuasion" Billy Bragg and Andy White featuring O'Connor Peace Together
1994 "My Man's Gone Now" O'Connor The Glory of Gershwin
"You Make Me Feel So Free" No Prima Donna
"Emma" Manu Dibango featuring O'Connor Wakafrika
"Homeless"
"Lady
1995 "He Moved Through the Fair" The Chieftains featuring O'Connor The Long Black Veil
"The Foggy Dew"
"Ode to Billie Joe" O'Connor The Help Album
"Mná na h-Éireann" Ain't Nothing But a She Thing
"Mraya" Abdel Ali Slimani featuring O'Connor Mraya
1996 "On Raglan Road" (traditional) Dónal Lunny featuring O'Connor Common Ground
"Reaching for the Rail" Richard Wright featuring O'Connor Broken China
"Breakthrough"
"Civil War" O'Connor (OST) Michael Collins
"Easter Rebellion"
"She Moved Through the Fair"
1997 "Make Me a Channel of Your Peace" (traditional) Diana, Princess of Wales: Tribute
1998 "The Butcher Boy" (traditional) (OST) The Butcher Boy
"Someone to Watch Over Me" Red Hot + Rhapsody
"I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City" (OST) You've Got Mail
"Summer's End" Ashtar Command featuring O'Connor (OST) The Avengers
"Skibbereen" (traditional) The Chieftains featuring O'Connor Long Journey Home
"Danny Boy"/"The Derry Air" Davy Spillane featuring O'Connor The Sea of Dreams
"The Dreaming of the Bones"
"Blue" Ghostland featuring O'Connor Ghostland
"Your Time Will Come"
1999 "Factory Girl" (traditional) The Chieftains featuring O'Connor Tears of Stone
"Lullaby for Cain" O'Connor (OST) The Talented Mr. Ripley
"Vervaceous" James featuring O'Connor Millionaires
"I Defeat" (B-side of "Just Like Fred Astaire")
2000 "Roísín Dubh" Iarla Ó Lionáird featuring O'Connor I Could Read the Sky
"Singing Bird" (traditional)
"When You Love" (OST) Rugrats in Paris
2001 "Angels Eyes" Ghostland featuring O'Connor Interview with the Angel
"Wake Up & Make Love to Me" O'Connor Brand New Boots & Panties: A Tribute To Ian Dury
"She's So Beautiful" Aslan featuring O'Connor Waiting for This Madness to End...
"The Shores of the Swilly" Phil Coulter featuring O'Connor Lake of Shadows
"Love Is a Place I Dream of" Luka Bloom featuring O'Connor Between the Mountain and the Moon
"Moonslide"
"Soshin"
2003 "What Your Soul Sings" Massive Attack featuring O'Connor 100th Window
"Special Cases"
"A Prayer for England"
"Simple Heart" Natacha Atlas featuring O'Connor Something Dangerous
"I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls" Brian Kennedy featuring O'Connor On Song
"Anarchie Gordon" Sharon Shannon featuring O'Connor Libertango
"The Seven Rejoices of Mary" (traditional)
"Dagger Through the Heart" O'Connor Songs of Dolly Parton
2004 "Celtic Tiger" Damien Dempsey featuring O'Connor Seize the Day
"Negative Vibes"
"Regina Coeli" Nóirín Ní Riain featuring O'Connor Biscantorat
"O come, O come, Emmanuel"
"The Darkest Midnight"
"The Seven Rejoices of Mary" (traditional)
2007 "Back Where You Belong" O'Connor (OST) The Water Horse
"A New Born Child" (OST) La Premier Ci (French film)
2008 "Angel" (OST) Bones
"Baby, Let Me Buy You a Drink" Wells for Zoë - Water for Life
"The Ballad of Ronnie Drew" U2, The Dubliners, Kíla and A Band of Bowsies Charity download single
"Everything Comes from You" Peter Gabriel featuring O'Connor Big Blue Ball
"The Telephone" Republic of Loose featuring O'Connor Johnny Pyro and the Dance of Evil
2009 "I'm Every Woman" Róisín Murphy, thecocknbullkid, Micachu, Alessi's Ark and A.Ghost, and O'Connor ActionAid's 6 Degrees Project
2010 "Song to the Siren" O'Connor Music of Ireland: Welcome Home
"Thank You For Hearing Me" (a cappella) support of The Thank You Project
"Seabirds" Monahans featuring O'Connor 2010 Recordings
2011 "Fallout" Jonathan Elias featuring O'Connor Prayer Cycle 2: Path to Zero
"Tinseltown in the Rain" Andrea Corr featuring O'Connor Lifelines
"From a Distance" O'Connor featuring Moya Brennan and others charity single for Magdalene Survivors Together
"Lay Your Head Down" O'Connor OST Albert Nobbs
"Property of Jesus" Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan
2012 "Don't Take All Night" Meshell Ndegeocello featuring O'Connor Pour une Âme Souveraine
"Almighty Love" Damien Dempsey featuring O'Connor Almighty Love
"Fire in the Glen"
"Chris and Stevie"
"Bustin' Outta Here"
"When a Child Is Born" O'Connor featuring Danny O'Reilly A Murray Christmas
"Once in Royal David's City" O'Connor
2013 "GMF" John Grant featuring O'Connor Pale Green Ghosts
"Why Don't You Love Me Anymore"
"It Doesn't Matter to Him"
"Black Is the Colour" (traditional) Brian McFadden featuring O'Connor The Irish Connection
"Who Knows Where the Time Goes?" Lumiere featuring O'Connor My Dearest Dear
"Glacier" John Grant featuring O'Connor Gets Schooled (EP)
"Cinderella" Don Baker featuring O'Connor My Songs, My Friends
"Woe to the Holy Vow" Don Baker featuring O'Connor and Damien Dempsey
2014 "I Would Die 4 U" O'Connor Purple Reggae
2015 "Death of Samantha" Boy George featuring O'Connor This Is What I Dub
2016 "Trouble Will Soon Be Over" O'Connor God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson

Video[edit]

Video albums[edit]

Year Title Format Notes
1989 The Value of Ignorance VHS
  • Both titles was re-released in 2004 as Live: The Year of the Horse/The Value of Ignorance
1991 The Year of the Horse
2003 Goodnight, Thank You, You've Been a Lovely Audience DVD
  • Live record featuring bonus videos and extra material
2008 Live at the Sugar Club
  • Sold exclusively on her official website.

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director(s)[31]
1987 "Troy" John Maybury
1988 "Mandinka"
"I Want Your (Hands on Me)"
"Jerusalem"
"Jump in the River" John Maybury
1990 "Nothing Compares 2 U"
"The Emperor's New Clothes" (Version 1)
"The Emperor's New Clothes" (Version 2) Sophie Muller
"You Do Something to Me" John Maybury
1991 "My Special Child"
1992 "Visions of You" ?
"Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home" ?
"Blood of Eden" Michael Coulson • Nichola Bruce
1994 "You Made Me the Thief of Your Heart" Jim Sheridan
"Thank You for Hearing Me" Richard Heslop
"Fire on Babylon" Michel Gondry
1995 "Famine" Andy Delaney • Monty Whitebloom
"All Apologies" ?
"Haunted" (with Shane MacGowan) Wayne Holloway
1997 "This Is to Mother You" John Maybury
"This Is a Rebel Song" ?
1999 "Chiquitita" Sophie Muller
2000 "No Man's Woman" Mike Lipscombe
"Jealous"
"When You Love" ?
2003 "1000 Mirrors" Henri-Jean Debon
2007 "Back Where You Belong" ?
2008 "We People (Who Are Darker Than Blue)" ?
2012 "The Wolf Is Getting Married" Roman Rappak
2013 "4th and Vine" Kathryn Ferguson
2014 "Woe to the Holy Vow" Bernie Masterson • Gerry Hendrick
"Take Me to Church" James Lees
"8 Good Reasons" Hugh O'Conor

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1990 Hush-a-Bye Baby Sinéad
1991 The Ghosts of Oxford Street Ann of Oxford Street TV movie
1992 Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë uncredited
1997 The Butcher Boy Virgin Mary

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