Sonata Arctica discography

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Sonata Arctica discography
Sonata Arctica 2011 (crop).jpg
Curtain call to Sonata Arctica in 2011.
Studio albums 9
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 2
Video albums 2
Music videos 10
EPs 4

The discography of Sonata Arctica includes: 9 studio albums, 3 live albums, 2 compilation albums, 4 EPs, 20 singles, 4 demos, 2 video albums and 10 music videos.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart peak positions Finnish sales
and certifications[1]
FIN
[2]
AUT
[3]
FRA
[4]
GER
[5]
JPN
[6]
NLD
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
1999 Ecliptica 18 57 Gold (31,000+)
2001 Silence
  • Released: September 4, 2001
  • Label: Spinefarm
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
3 16 Gold (27,000+)
2003 Winterheart's Guild
  • Released: June 3, 2003
  • Label: Spinefarm
  • Format: CD
3 63 88 18 Gold (24,000+)
2005 Reckoning Night 2 132 77 14 57 85 Gold (19,000+)
2007 Unia
  • Released: May 22, 2007
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
1 62 101 35 23 27 40 Gold (24,000+)
2009 The Days of Grays
  • Released: September 22, 2009
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
2 52 41 24 40 50 31 26 Gold (17,000+)
2012 Stones Grow Her Name
  • Released: May 22, 2012
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
1 29 54 24 44 72 37 21 Gold (12,000+)
2014 Pariah's Child
  • Released: April 1, 2014
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
1 30 74 31 70 52 50 13
2016 The Ninth Hour
  • Released: October 7, 2016
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
2 43 96 22 55 163 60 18
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Finnish
chart peak[2]
2002 Songs of Silence – Live in Tokyo
  • Released: 20 November 2002
  • Label: Spinefarm (SPI 147 CD)
  • Format: CD
22
2006 For the Sake of Revenge
  • Released: 31 March 2006
  • Label: Nuclear Blast (NB 1619-2)
  • Format: CD (+DVD), digital download
25
2011 Live in Finland
  • Released: 11 November 2011
  • Label: Nuclear Blast (NB 2486-0)
  • Format: CD (+DVD), digital download
1

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Finnish
chart peak[2]
Finnish sales
and certifications[1]
2005 The End of This Chapter
  • Released: 24 August 2005
  • Label: Marquee (MIZP-60002)
  • Format: CD (+DVD)
2006 The Collection
  • Released: 15 November 2006
  • Label: Spinefarm (SPI 278 CD)
  • Format: CD
16 Gold (+22,200)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Extended plays[edit]

Year Album details
2000 Successor
  • Released: 7 August 2000
  • Label: Spinefarm (SPI 106 CD)
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
2001 Orientation
  • Released: 22 August 2001
  • Label: Marquee (MICP-10256)
  • Format: CD
2003 Takatalvi
  • Released: 21 November 2003
  • Label: Marquee (MICP-10403)
  • Format: CD
2004 Don't Say a Word
  • Released: 30 August 2004
  • Label: Nuclear Blast (NB 1348-2)
  • Format: CD

Singles[edit]

Year Song Finnish
chart peak[10]
Album
1999 "UnOpened" 16 Ecliptica
2001 "Wolf & Raven" 3 Silence
"Last Drop Falls" 3
2003 "Victoria's Secret" 1 Winterheart's Guild
"Broken" 3
2004 "Don't Say a Word" 1 Reckoning Night
"Shamandalie" 3
2006 "Replica 2006" 1 The Collection
2007 "Paid in Full" 1 Unia
2009 "Flag in the Ground" 3 The Days of Grays
"The Last Amazing Grays" 3
2012 "I Have a Right" Stones Grow Her Name
"Shitload of Money"
2013 "Alone in Heaven"
2014 "The Wolves Die Young" Pariah's Child
"Cloud Factory"
"Love"
2015 "Christmas Spirits"
2016 "Closer To An Animal" - The Ninth Hour
"Life" -

Demos[edit]

Year Album details
1996 Agre Pamppers
  • Released as: Tricky Beans
  • Tracks: 4
1996 Friend Till The End
  • Released as: Tricky Beans
  • Tracks: 4
1997 PeaceMaker
  • Released as: Tricky Beans
  • Tracks: 4
1999 FullMoon
  • Released as: Tricky Means
  • Tracks: 4

Video albums[edit]

Year Video details Finnish
chart peak
Finnish sales
and certifications[11]
2006 For the Sake of Revenge
  • Released: 31 March 2006
  • Label: Nuclear Blast (NB 1618-2)
  • Format: DVD (+CD)
1[12] Gold (+6,500)
2011 Live in Finland
  • Released: 11 November 2011[13]
  • Label: Nuclear Blast (NB2486SP)
  • Format: 2DVD+2CD, Blu-ray

Music videos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "IFPI - Tilastot - Kulta- ja platinalevyt" (in Finnish). IFPI. Retrieved 2010-01-24. 
  2. ^ a b c "Finnish charts portal - Search for: Sonata Arctica > Album". finnishcharts.com. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  3. ^ "Suchergebnisse in den österreichischen Charts" [Search results for the Austrian charts]. Charts.de (in German). Media Control. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  4. ^ "Les charts français - Recherche pour: Sonata Arctica > Album" (in French). lescharts.com. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  5. ^ "Chartverfolgung / SONATA ARCTICA / Longplay" (in German). Musicline.de. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  6. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/99187/rank/album/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ "Suchergebnisse in den niederlänischen Charts" [Search results for the Dutch charts]. Charts.de (in German). Media Control. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  8. ^ "Swedish charts portal - Search for: Sonata Arctica > Album". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  9. ^ "Swiss charts portal - Search for: Sonata Arctica > Album". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  10. ^ "Finnish charts portal - Search for: Sonata Arctica > Song". finnishcharts.com. Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  11. ^ "IFPI - Search of certification awards (DVD)" (in Finnish). IFPI Finland. Retrieved 2010-01-24. 
  12. ^ "Sonata Arctica: For the Sake of Revenge DVD Tops Finnish Chart". Blabbermouth.net. 2006-06-02. Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  13. ^ Sonata Arctica - New Live DVD Detailed

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