The Mission discography

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This is a list of all recordings released by British gothic rock band The Mission (known as The Mission UK in the U.S. for legal reasons).

Studio albums[edit]

God's Own Medicine

  • Released: November 1986
  • Format: CD / LP / MC
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Producer: Tim Palmer & The Mission
  • Chart position: UK: #14[1]
  • Certification: UK: Gold
  • Singles: Stay With Me, Wasteland, Severina

Children

Carved in Sand

  • Released: February 1990
  • Format: CD / LP / MC
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Chart position: UK: #7[1]
  • Singles: Butterfly on a Wheel, Deliverance, Into the Blue, Hands Across the Ocean/Amelia

Grains of Sand

  • Released: November 1990
  • Format: CD / LP / MC
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Chart position: UK: #28[1]

Masque

  • Released: January 1992
  • Format: CD / LP / MC
  • Label: Vertigo Records
  • Chart position: UK: #23[1]
  • Singles: Never Again, Like a Child Again, Shades of Green Pt. 2

Neverland

  • Released: February 1995
  • Format: CD / 2xLP / MC
  • Label: Equator/Sony Records
  • Chart position: UK: #58[1]
  • Singles: Raising Cain (1), Swoon (2)

Blue

  • Released: June 1996
  • Format: CD / LP / MC
  • Label: Equator/Sony Records
  • Chart position: UK: #73[1]
  • Singles: Coming Home

Aura

  • Released: November 2001
  • Format: CD / 2CD / 2LP
  • Singles: Evangeline, Shine Like the Stars

God Is a Bullet

  • Released: April 2007
  • Format: CD / Digital / 2LP
  • Label: SPV GmbH/Cooking Vinyl
  • Singles: Keep It in the Family, Blush

The Brightest Light

  • Released: 20 September 2013 in the UK, 23 September 2013 in France
  • Format: CD / LP / Digital
  • Label: SPV / Verycords

Live albums[edit]

No Snow, No Show for the Eskimo

  • Released: 1993
  • Format: CD / LP / Cassette
  • Label: Windsong

Ever After

  • Released: 2000
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Trojan / Receiver

Live MMVII (CD-R)

  • Released: 2008
  • Format: 2CD
  • Label: Concert Live

Live & Last

  • Released: 2009
  • Format: 2CD Box Set
  • Label: Eyes Wide Shut Recordings

The First Chapter - Live

  • Released: 2009
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Eyes Wide Shut Recordings / Cherry Red

God's Own Medicine - Live

  • Released: 2009
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Eyes Wide Shut Recordings / Cherry Red

Children - Live

  • Released: 2009
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Eyes Wide Shut Recordings / Cherry Red

Carved in Sand - Live

  • Released: 2009
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Eyes Wide Shut Recordings / Cherry Red

Compilation albums[edit]

The First Chapter

Magnificent Pieces

  • Released: January 1991 (Japan Only)
  • Format: 4CD Box Set

Sum and Substance

Salad Daze (The BBC Radio One Sessions)

  • Released: 1994
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Nighttracks Music Ltd.

Resurrection

Tower of Strength

  • Released: 2000
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Spectrum Music

Aural Delight

Anthology (The Phonogram Years)

Live at the BBC

Best of the BBC Recordings

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
UK
[1]
IRE NED
[2]
BEL
(FLA)

[3]
GER
[4]
NZ
[5]
US Main Rock US Mod Rock
1986 "Serpents Kiss" or I 70 The First Chapter
"Garden of Delight" / "Like a Hurricane" or II 49
"Stay With Me" or III 30 23 God's Own Medicine
1987 "Wasteland" or IV 11 10
"Severina" or V 25 21
1988 "Tower of Strength" 12 10 60 32 50 49 Children
"Beyond the Pale" 32
1990 "Butterfly on a Wheel" 12 13 48 36 23 Carved in Sand
"Deliverance" 27 25 27 6
"Into the Blue" 32
"Hands Across the Ocean" 28 7 Grains of Sand
1992 "Never Again" 34 Masque
"Like a Child Again" 30
"Shades of Green" 49
1993 "Tower of Strength" (remix) 33 Sum and Substance
1994 "Afterglow" 53
"Raising Cain" (entitled "1") 92 Neverland
1995 "Swoon" (entitled "2") 73
"Lose Myself in You"
1996 "Coming Home" Blue
2001 "Evangeline" Aura
2002 "Shine Like the Stars"
2005 "Breathe Me In" single only
2007 "Keep It in the Family" God Is a Bullet
"Blush"
2013 "Swan Song" The Brightest Light
2014 "Different Colours" EP only
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 370. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "The Mission - Dutch chart". dutchcharts.nl. 23 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Mission - Belgian Chart". ultratop.be. Retrieved 23 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Mission - German Chart". charts.de. Retrieved 23 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "The Mission - New Zealand Chart". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 23 September 2014. 

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