Siouxsie and the Banshees discography

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Siouxsie and the Banshees discography
Releases
Studio albums 11
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 4
EPs 1
Singles 30
Video albums 4
Other appearances 2

The discography of Siouxsie and the Banshees, an English alternative rock band, consists of eleven studio albums, three live albums, four compilation albums, one extended play (EP) and thirty singles. This list does not include material recorded by band members with The Creatures or The Glove, or solo work by Siouxsie Sioux and Steven Severin.

This page lists albums, singles and compilations by the band Siouxsie and the Banshees, alongside their chart positions, release date and sales achievements in the United Kingdom.

In the UK, the band has nine BPI Certified Silver albums and one Gold album.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
NZ
[3]
SWE
[4]
SWI
[5]
US
[6]
The Scream 12 36
Join Hands
  • Released: 7 September 1979
  • Label: Polydor Records
  • Formats: LP, 8-track, cassette
13
  • UK: Silver[7]
Kaleidoscope 5 66 30
  • UK: Silver[7]
Juju
  • Released: 6 June 1981
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, cassette
7 51 29
  • UK: Silver[7]
A Kiss in the Dreamhouse
  • Released: 5 November 1982
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, cassette
11 19 47
  • UK: Silver[7]
Hyæna
  • Released: 8 June 1984
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, cassette, CD
15 98 18 50 157
Tinderbox
  • Released: 21 April 1986
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, cassette, CD
13 97 34 32 88
Through the Looking Glass
  • Released: 2 March 1987
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, cassette
15 46 23 29 188
  • UK: Silver[7]
Peepshow
  • Released: 5 September 1988
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, cassette, CD
20 68
  • UK: Silver[7]
Superstition
  • Released: 10 June 1991
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
25 55 65
The Rapture
  • Released: 16 January 1995
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
33 127
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
UK
[1]
NZ
[3]
Nocturne
  • Released: 25 November 1983
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, cassette
29 35
  • UK: Silver[7]
Seven Year Itch
At the BBC 140
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
UK
[1]
NZ
[3]
Once Upon a Time: The Singles
  • Released: December 1981
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen/Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LP, cassette
21 16
Twice Upon a Time: The Singles
  • Released: 5 October 1992
  • Label: Geffen Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
26
The Best of Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • Released: 12 November 2002
  • Label: Polydor/Geffen
  • Formats: CD
  • UK: Silver[7]
Downside Up
Spellbound: The Collection
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
UK
[1]
The Thorn
  • Released: 19 October 1984
  • Label: Polydor Records
  • Formats: LP
47
The Peel Sessions
  • Released: 24 February 1987
  • Label: Strange Fruit
  • Formats: LP, CD, Cassette
97
The Peel Sessions
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Strange Fruit
  • Formats: LP, CD, Cassette, single
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Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
UK
[1]
AUS
[8]
NZ
[9]
US

[10]
US Dance
[11]
US Mod
[12]
IRE
[13]
1978 "Hong Kong Garden" 7 38 10 Non-album song
1979 "The Staircase (Mystery)" 24
"Playground Twist" 28 Join Hands
"Mittageisen" 47 English version on The Scream
1980 "Happy House" 17 Kaleidoscope
"Christine" 22
"Israel" 41 73 Non-album song
1981 "Spellbound" 22 47 64 Juju
"Arabian Knights" 32 64
1982 "Fireworks" 22 Non-album song
"Slowdive" 41 A Kiss in the Dreamhouse
"Melt!" / "Il Est Né Le Divin Enfant" (Double A-side)[14] 49
1983 "Dear Prudence" 3 44 10
  • UK: Silver[7]
Non-album song
1984 "Swimming Horses" 28 Hyæna
"Dazzle" 33
"Overground" 47 The Thorn
1985 "Cities in Dust" 21 17 22 Tinderbox
1986 "Candyman" 34 21
1987 "This Wheel's on Fire" 14 13 Through the Looking Glass
"The Passenger" 41
"Song from the Edge of the World" 59 Non-album song
1988 "Peek-a-Boo" 16 53 14 1 18 Peepshow
"The Killing Jar" 41 37 2
"The Last Beat of My Heart" 44
1991 "Kiss Them for Me" 32 40 23 8 1 29 Superstition
"Shadowtime" 57 13
"Fear (of the Unknown)" 6 12
1992 "Face to Face" 21 7 Batman Returns (soundtrack)
1995 "O Baby" 34 21 The Rapture
"Stargazer" 64
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other appearances[edit]

Year Track Album
1992 "Face To Face" Batman Returns
1995 "New Skin" Showgirls

Videos[edit]

  • 1981 Once Upon a Time – The Singles VHS
  • 1983 Nocturne VHS (from two 1983 performances at the Royal Albert Hall, featuring Robert Smith on guitar)
  • 1992 Twice Upon a Time – The Singles VHS

Dvds[edit]

  • 2003 The Seven Year Itch
  • 2006 Nocturne (remastered version of the 1983 concerts, omitting "Paradise Place", "Dear Prudence", "Slowdive" and "Happy House")
  • 2009 At the BBC (included in a 4 cd boxset, including all live performances recorded by the BBC television and BBC radio)

Limited fan club releases[edit]

  • 1983 "Head Cut" / "Running Town" (The File - fan club single only) [both recorded live in 1983]
  • 2002 "Dizzy" (version 1) [one track cd - sold at concerts in 2002]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Chart Stats – Siouxsie and the Banshees". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2 January 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (Illustrated ed.). Sydney: Australian Chart Book. p. 444. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  3. ^ a b c "charts.org.nz – New Zealand charts portal". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "swedishcharts.com – Swedish charts portal". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade und Music Community". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "Awards Billboard Siouxsie and the Banshees". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "British Phonographic Industry search results [scroll down the page and below "Search by parameters", enter "siouxsie and the banshees" in Keywords and click on search]". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  8. ^ "australian-charts.com – Australian charts portal". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  9. ^ "charts.org.nz – New Zealand charts portal". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  10. ^ "Awards Billboard Siouxsie and the Banshees". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  11. ^ "Siouxsie and the Banshees Album & Song Chart History – Dance/Club Play Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  12. ^ "Siouxsie and the Banshees Album & Song Chart History – Alternative Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  13. ^ "Search the Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved on 18 September 2012. NB: user needs to enter "siouxsie and the banshees" in "Search by Artist" and click "search".
  14. ^ This song charted as a double A-Side, as reflected in all editions of The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles (Rice, et al). (Also see entry for Siouxsie and The Banshees at chartstats.com) It is the only Siouxsie and The Banshees single in which both sides charted.