The Human League discography

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The Human League discography
The Human League 2007.jpg
Studio albums 9
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 8
Video albums 5
Music videos 22
EPs 5
Singles 30

The Human League discography consists of nine studio albums, one remix album, one live album, eight compilations, five extended plays and over thirty singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
FRA
[4]
GER
[5]
ITA
[6]
NLD
[7]
NOR
[8]
NZL
[9]
SWE
[10]
US
[11]
1979 Reproduction 34
1980 Travelogue 16
1981 Dare 1 3 1 5 19 15 11 6 1 1 3
1984 Hysteria 3 18 43 44 16 9 6 62
1986 Crash 7 32 25 14 40 33 32 35
1990 Romantic? 24
1995 Octopus 6 76
2001 Secrets 44 64
2011 Credo 44 57

Live albums[edit]

Year Title
2005 Live at the Dome

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
NZL
[9]
1988 Greatest Hits 3 48
  • UK: 2× Platinum[12]
1995 Greatest Hits 28
1996 Soundtrack to a Generation
1997 The Best Of[15]
1998 The Very Best of The Human League
2002 The Golden Hour of the Future
2003 The Very Best of The Human League 24
2005 Original Remixes & Rarities
2011 Essential
2012 Dare/Fascination!
Greatest Hits on CD&DVD
2013 Gold[16]
2016 A Very British Synthesizer Group[17] 90

Remix albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[18]
CAN
[3]
JAP
[19]
NZL
[9]
SWE
[10]
US
[11]
1982 Love and Dancing[20] 3 20 35 135

Extended plays[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1][21]
CAN
[3]
JAP
[19]
NZL
[9]
SWE
[10]
US
[11]
1979 The Dignity of Labour
1980 Holiday '80[22] 46
1981 The Sound of the Crowd
1983 Fascination! 38 22
1993 YMO Versus The Human League[23] 84
2002 Dance Like a Star

Singles[edit]

Commercial singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[24]
GER
[25]
IRE
[26]
NLD
[7]
NZL
[9]
SA
[27]
SWE
[10]
US
[28]
1978 "Being Boiled" non-album single
1979 "I Don't Depend on You"
(as "The Men")
"Empire State Human"
(† reissued in 1980)
62† Reproduction
1980 "Only After Dark" Travelogue
1981 "Boys and Girls" 48 non-album single
"The Sound of the Crowd" 12 22 Dare
"Love Action (I Believe in Love)" 3 12 11 21
"Open Your Heart" 6 33 8 20 43
"Don't You Want Me" 1 4 1 5 1 6 1 2 3 1
1982 "Being Boiled" (reissue) 6 6 10 non-album single
"Mirror Man" 2 4 7 49 1 31 23 19 19 30 Fascination!
1983 "(Keep Feeling) Fascination" 2 8 13 2 3 16 18 8
1984 "The Lebanon" 11 23 78 4 18 13 64 Hysteria
"Life on Your Own" 16 15 45
"Louise" 13 7
1986 "Human" 8 26 1 5 5 16 4 9 1 Crash
"I Need Your Loving" 72 67 44
1988 "Love Is All That Matters" 41 113 27
1990 "Heart Like a Wheel" 29 64 43 36 32 Romantic?
"Soundtrack to a Generation" 77
1995 "Tell Me When" 6 110 17 53 9 47 31 Octopus
"One Man in My Heart" 13 90 29
"Filling Up with Heaven" 36
"Don't You Want Me" 16 Greatest Hits
1996 "Stay with Me Tonight" 40
2001 "All I Ever Wanted" 47 Secrets
2003 "Love Me Madly?"
2008 "The Things That Dreams Are Made Of" (remix) Dare
2010 "Night People" Credo
2011 "Never Let Me Go"
"Sky"
2014 "Don't You Want Me" 19 Dare

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Title Album
1986 "Are You Ever Coming Back?" Crash
1994 "These Are the Days" Octopus
2002 "You'll Be Sorry" Secrets
2011 "Egomaniac" Credo

Videography[edit]

Video and DVD releases[edit]

Year Title Format/s Additional information
1983 The Human League Video Single VHS/Beta Contains videos for "Mirror Man", "Love Action" and "Don't You Want Me".
1988 Human League Greatest Hits VHS/LD Tie-in with 1988 Greatest Hits, containing videos for all tracks on that album except "Being Boiled" and "Love Is All That Matters", plus "Circus of Death".
1995 The Human League Greatest Video Hits VHS Tie-in with 1995 Greatest Hits, containing videos for all tracks on that album except "Stay with Me Tonight", "Being Boiled", "Together in Electric Dreams" and the Snap 7" Remix of "Don't You Want Me". Track listing includes "Love Is All That Matters", but video actually used is "Heart Like a Wheel".
2003 The Very Best of The Human League DVD Tie-in with 2003 The Very Best of compilation album. 19 music videos, TV performances on Top of the Pops and Later... with Jools Holland. Bonus interview with Oakey/Gayle/Catherall.
2004 The Human League Live at the Dome DVD Tie-in with album of the same name.

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director[29]
1979 "Circus of Death" Russell Mulcahy
"Empire State Human"
1981 "Love Action (I Believe in Love)" Steve Barron
"Open Your Heart" Brian Grant
"Don't You Want Me" Steve Barron
1982 "Mirror Man" Brian Duffy
1983 "(Keep Feeling) Fascination" Steve Barron
1984 "The Lebanon" Simon Milne
"Life on Your Own"
"Louise" Steve Barron
1986 "Human" Andy Morahan
"I Need Your Loving"
1988 "Love Is All That Matters"
1990 "Heart Like a Wheel" Andy Morahan
"Soundtrack to a Generation" Pete Cornish
1995 "Tell Me When" Andy Morahan
"One Man in My Heart"
"Filling Up with Heaven"
2001 "All I Ever Wanted"
2010 "Night People"
2011 "Never Let Me Go"

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Australian peak chart positions:
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  13. ^ a b "RIAA - Recording Industry Association of America". www.riaa.com. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
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  15. ^ Re-released in 1999 and 2004. UK certification refers to 2004 re-release.
  16. ^ "Human League Gold at Universal Music Discografia". Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  17. ^ "The Human League / A Very British Synthesizer Group: four-disc anthology". superdeluxeedition.com. Retrieved 2016-09-29. 
  18. ^ "Official Charts Company - Human League". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
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  20. ^ Credited to The League Unlimited Orchestra.
  21. ^ "Chart Stats - League Unlimited Orchestra". www.chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-22. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
  22. ^ Charted in UK Singles Chart. Reached #56 on its initial release in 1980, then #46 after 1982 re-issue.
  23. ^ An EP which is a collaboration between The Human League and veteran Japanese electropop band Yellow Magic Orchestra in English and Japanese, released principally in Japan and Asia. Co-written by Philip Oakey.
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  29. ^ "mvdbase.com - the Human League". www.mvdbase.com. Retrieved 2011-06-21.