The Beautiful South discography

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The Beautiful South discography
Paul Heaton w mic Beautiful South concert.jpg
The Beautiful South in concert.
Studio albums 10
Compilation albums 5
Singles 34

The discography of The Beautiful South, an English pop/rock group, consists of ten studio albums, five greatest hits compilations, thirty-four singles and a number of other appearances.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK

[1]

BEL (Fl)
[2]
CAN
[3]
[4]
FRA

[5]

GER
[6]
[7]
IRL

[8]

NZL

[9]

SWE

[10]

SWI

[11]

1989 Welcome to the Beautiful South
  • Released: October 1989
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
2 36 39
1990 Choke
  • Released: October 1990
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
2 46
1992 0898 Beautiful South
  • Released: March 1992
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
4 47 40
1994 Miaow
  • Released: March 1994
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
6 70
1996 Blue Is the Colour
  • Released: October 1996
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
1 10 49
1998 Quench
  • Released: October 1998
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
1 26 65 58 28
2000 Painting It Red
  • Released: 9 October 2000
  • Label: Ark 21 (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
2 37 13
2003 Gaze
  • Released: 27 October 2003
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
14
2004 Golddiggas, Headnodders and Pholk Songs
  • Released: 25 October 2004
  • Label: Sony (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
11 4
2006 Superbi
  • Released: 15 May 2006
  • Label: Sony (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
6 17

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
[15]
BEL (Fl)
[2]
CAN

[16]

FRA

[5]

GER
[6]
[7]
IRL

[8]

NZL

[9]

SWE

[10]

SWI

[11]

1994 Carry on up the Charts
  • Released: November 1994
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
1 50 53
  • UK: 6x Platinum[12]
  • EUR: 2x Platinum[17]
2001 Solid Bronze
  • Released: November 2001
  • Label: Polygram (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
10 77 20
  • UK: 2x Platinum[12]
2006 Gold
  • Released: 4 April 2006
  • Label: Go! Discs (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
139
2007 The BBC Sessions
  • Released: 19 March 2007
  • Label: Universal Distribution (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
165
Soup
  • Released: 12 November 2007
  • Label: Mercury (#)
  • Formats: CD, Cassette, LP
15 65
2011 Live at the BBC
  • Released: 2 May 2011
  • Label: Commercial (#)
  • Formats: CD, CD & DVD, digital download

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK
[1]
[15]
AUT

[18]

BEL (Fl)
[2]
CAN

[19]

GER
[20]
[21]
IRL
[8]
[22]
NLD

[23]

SWE

[10]

SWI

[11]

US Mod
[24]
1989 "Song For Whoever" (UK: Silver)[12] 2 30 22 81 21 5 22 Welcome to the
Beautiful South
"You Keep It All In" 8 37 3 19
"I'll Sail This Ship Alone" 31 74 19
1990 "A Little Time" (UK: Gold)[12] 1 20 17 47 2 18 Choke
"My Book" 43 25
1991 "Let Love Speak Up Itself" 51
1992 "Old Red Eyes Is Back" 22 51 21 0898
"We Are Each Other" 30 81 10
"Bell Bottomed Tear" 16
"36D" 46
1994 "Good as Gold (Stupid as Mud)" 23 54 Miaow
"Everybody's Talkin'" 12 23
"Prettiest Eyes" 37
"One Last Love Song" 14 Carry on up the Charts
1995 "Dream a Little Dream" 29 non-album singles
"Pretenders to the Throne" 18
1996 "Rotterdam" (UK: Silver)[12] 5 72 11 Blue Is the Colour
"Don't Marry Her" (UK: Silver)[12] 8 50 89 11
1997 "Blackbird on the Wire" 23
"Liars' Bar" 43
1998 "Perfect 10" (UK: Gold)[12] 2 64 6 23 47 Quench
"Dumb" 16
1999 "How Long's a Tear Take to Dry?" 12
"The Table" (feat. The London Community Gospel Choir) 47
2000 "Closer than Most" 22 Painting It Red
2001 "The River/Just Checkin'" 59
"The Root of All Evil" 50 Solid Bronze
2003 "Just a Few Things That I Ain't" 30 Gaze
"Let Go with the Flow" 47
2004 "Livin' Thing" 24 26 Golddiggas, Headnodders and Pholk Songs
"This Old Skin" (feat. Chip Taylor) 43
2005 "This Will Be Our Year" 36 28
2006 "Manchester" 41 43 Superbi
"The Rose of My Cologne" 99
"—" indicates the single didn't chart or wasn't released in given territory

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "British chart positions". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 19 January 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Belgian (Flanders) chart positions". ultratop.be. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Canadian Welcome to the Beautiful South position". RPM. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Canadian 0898 Beautiful South position". RPM. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "French album positions". infodisc.fr. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
    Note: user must select "Beautiful South" from drop-down.
  6. ^ a b "German album positions (1)". musicline.de. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "German album positions (2)". musicline.de. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  8. ^ a b c "Irish chart positions". irish-charts.com. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "New Zealand chart positions". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  10. ^ a b c "Swedish chart positions". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  11. ^ a b c "Swiss chart positions". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "BPI - Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2009-09-17. 
  13. ^ "European platinum certificates: 1997". ifpi.org. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  14. ^ "European platinum certificates: 1998". ifpi.org. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  15. ^ a b "UK Chartlog: Darren B – David Byrne". zobbel.de. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  16. ^ "Canadian Carry On Up the Charts position". RPM. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  17. ^ "European platinum certificates: 1996". ifpi.org. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  18. ^ "Austrian chart positions". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  19. ^ "Canadian Song for Whoever position". RPM. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  20. ^ "German singles positions (1)". musicline.de. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  21. ^ "German singles positions (2)". musicline.de. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  22. ^ "Irish singles positions". irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  23. ^ "Dutch chart positions". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  24. ^ "American singles positions". allmusic.com. Retrieved 1 March 2010.