The Alan Parsons Project discography

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The Alan Parsons Project discography
Studio albums 10
Compilation albums 23
Singles 28

The following is the complete discography of the Alan Parsons Project. Over the years they have released 10 studio albums, 14 compilation albums and 28 singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUT
[2]
CAN
[3]
GER
[4]
NED
[5]
NZ
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
US
[10]
Tales of Mystery and Imagination
  • Released: May 1976
  • Label: Charisma (#CDS-4003)
  • Formats: LP
56 81 11 7 38
I Robot
  • Released: June 1977
  • Label: Arista (#AL-7002)
  • Formats: LP, CS
26 23 11 2 13 2 24 9
Pyramid
  • Released: June 1978
  • Label: Arista (#AB-4108)
  • Formats: LP, CS
49 17 25 3 23 4 13 22 26
Eve
  • Released: 27 August 1979
  • Label: Arista (#AL-9504)
  • Formats: LP, CS, 8-track
74 2 10 1 40 4 6 10 13
The Turn of a Friendly Card
  • Released: November 1980
  • Label: Arista (#AL-9518)
  • Formats: LP, CS
38 2 16 2 17 18 11 22 13
Eye in the Sky
  • Released: June 1982
  • Label: Arista (#AL-9599)
  • Formats: LP, CS
27 1 3 1 4 3 3 8 7
Ammonia Avenue
  • Released: 7 February 1984
  • Label: Arista (#AL8-8204)
  • Formats: LP, CS
24 5 29 1 1 8 5 8 1 17
Vulture Culture
  • Released: December 1984
  • Label: Arista (#PD-8263)
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
40 10 25 1 3 15 9 7 2 46
Stereotomy
  • Released: November 1985
  • Label: Arista (#AL9-8384)
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
19 15 32 15 13 49 8 21 13 43
Gaudi
  • Released: January 1987
  • Label: Arista (#AL9-8384)
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
66 16 53 6 2 41 8 8 8 57
Tales of Mystery and Imagination
(1987 re-issue)
  • Released: November 1987
  • Label: Mercury (#832 820)
  • Formats: LP, CS, CD
18 75
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
CAN
[19]
GER
[20]
NED
[5]
NZ
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWI
[9]
US
[10]
The Best of The Alan Parsons Project
  • Released: October 1983
  • Label: Arista (#205 509)
99 49 19 20 16 53
The Best of The Alan Parsons Project, Vol. 2
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Arista (#258 634)
The Instrumental Works
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Arista (#259 237)
60
Pop Classics
  • Released: September 1989
  • Label: EVA (#503.623)
7
Anthology
The Best of The Alan Parsons Project
  • Released: 1992
  • Label: Arista (#354 547)
12
The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: June 1992
  • Label: EVA (#74321 102672)
32
The Definitive Collection
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: Arista (#74321-51746)
95
Gold Collection
  • Released: January 1998
  • Label: BMG (#34685-8)
49
Love Songs
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: BMG (#74321 91680)
The Best of The Alan Parsons Project
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: Arista (#BVCM-37344)
Platinum & Gold Collection
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: BMG (#82876 52556)
Ultimate
  • Released: 23 March 2004
  • Label: BMG (#82876 59212)
Extended Versions: The Encore Collection
  • Released: 19 May 2004
  • Label: BMG (#75517486972)
The Dutch Collection
  • Released: September 2006
  • Label: Arista (#82876-89387)
37
The Essential
  • Released: 6 February 2007
  • Label: Sony BMG (#88697043372)
35
The Collection
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Camden (#88697808482)
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK
[1]
AUT
[2]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
GER
[24]
NED
[5]
NZ
[6]
US
[25]
US
Adult

[26]
US
Rock

[27]
1976 "(The System of) Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether" 62 37 Tales of Mystery and Imagination
"The Raven" 80
"To One in Paradise" 108
1977 "I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You" 22 36 I Robot
"Don't Let It Show" 71 92
"Day After Day (The Show Must Go On)"
1978 "I Robot"
"Hyper-Gamma-Spaces" Pyramid
"Pyramania"
"What Goes Up" 87
1979 "Damned If I Do" 16 27 Eve
"Lucifer" 4 8
1980 "You Won't Be There" 105
"The Turn of a Friendly Card" The Turn of a Friendly Card
"Games People Play" 16 16
1981 "Time" 30 15 10
"Snake Eyes" 67
"Gold Bug" 15 40
1982 "You're Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned" 22 Eye in the Sky
"Eye in the Sky" 1 38 6 3 3 11
"Psychobabble" 57
"Old and Wise" 74 31 19
1984 "You Don't Believe" 43 54 12 The Best of The Alan Parsons Project
"Don't Answer Me" 58 8 22 7 10 30 15 4 15 Ammonia Avenue
"Prime Time" 69 34 10 3
1985 "Vulture Culture" Vulture Culture
"Let's Talk About Me" 89 32 40 56 10
"Days Are Numbers (The Traveller)" 71 11 30
1986 "Limelight" Stereotomy
"Stereotomy" 82 5
"In the Real World"
1987 "Standing on Higher Ground" 3 Gaudi
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "UK chart peaks". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Austrian chart peaks". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Canadian studio albums:
  4. ^ German studio albums:
  5. ^ a b c "Dutch chart peaks". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c "New Zealand chart peaks". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "Norwegian chart peaks". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Swedish chart peaks". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "Swiss chart peaks". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  10. ^ a b "US albums". Billboard. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  11. ^ a b c "BPI Certification". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Canadian Certification". Music Canada. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h "German Certification" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f g "RIAA Certification". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  15. ^ "New Zealand Certification - "Pyramid"". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  16. ^ "New Zealand Certification - "Eve"". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  17. ^ "New Zealand Certification - "The Turn of a Friendly Card"". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  18. ^ "New Zealand Certification - "Eye in the Sky"". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  19. ^ Canadian compilation albums:
  20. ^ German compilation albums:
  21. ^ "New Zealand Certification - "The Best of The Alan Parsons Project"". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  22. ^ "Belgian (Flanders) chart peaks". ultratop.be. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  23. ^ Canadian singles:
  24. ^ German singles:
  25. ^ "US Hot 100 Singles". Billboard. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  26. ^ "US Adult Contemporary Singles". Billboard. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  27. ^ "US Mainstream Rock Singles". Billboard. Retrieved 1 October 2016. 

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