The Waterboys discography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Waterboys discography
The Waterboys performing in Antwerp in 2003. L–R: Mike Scott, Geoff Dugmore, Steve Wickham and Brad Waissman.
The Waterboys performing in Antwerp in 2003. L–R: Mike Scott, Geoff Dugmore, Steve Wickham and Brad Waissman.
Background information
OriginEdinburgh, Scotland

Discography of releases by The Waterboys and Mike Scott.

The Waterboys[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
SCO
[1]
EUR
[2]
GER
[3]
IRE
[4]
NED
[5]
NZ
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
UK
[9]
US
[10]
The Waterboys
  • Released: July 1983
  • Label: Chrysalis (#CCD1541)
A Pagan Place
  • Released: 2 June 1984
  • Label: Ensign (#ENCL3)
40 100
This Is the Sea
  • Released: 16 September 1985
  • Label: Ensign (#ENCL5)
70 4 6 37
Fisherman's Blues
  • Released: 17 October 1988
  • Label: Ensign (#CHEN5)
63 15 7 18 13 76
Room to Roam
  • Released: 2 October 1990
  • Label: Ensign (#CHEN16)
17 69 11 16 5 180
Dream Harder
  • Released: 25 May 1993
  • Label: Geffen (#GED24476)
21 67 7 54 28 3 13 5 171
A Rock in the Weary Land
  • Released: 25 September 2000
  • Label: RCA (#74321783052)
35 17 27 51 47
Universal Hall
  • Released: 9 June 2003
  • Label: Puck (#74321783052)
59 54 24 74
Book of Lightning
  • Released: 2 April 2007
  • Label: W14 (#1721305)
34 19 73 12 51
An Appointment with Mr Yeats
  • Released: 19 September 2011
  • Label: Proper (#PRPCD081)
17 82 13 23 30
Modern Blues
  • Released: 19 January 2015
  • Label: Harlequin and Clown (#CLOWNE1)
10 46 10 18 10 14
Out of All This Blue
  • Released: 8 September 2017
  • Label: BMG (#538292480)
3 68 5 107 8
Where the Action Is 6 65 31 21
Good Luck, Seeker
  • Released: 21 August 2020
  • Label: Cooking Vinyl (#COOKCD768)
4 40 14 53 14
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Collector's edition studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
SCO
[12]
IRE
[4]
UK
[9]
Fisherman's Blues
  • Released: May 2006
  • Label: EMI (#3576732)
79 67 119
Room to Roam
  • Released: August 2008
  • Label: Chrysalis (#509992)
179
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
SCO
[13]
UK
[9]
UK
Indie

[14]
The Live Adventures of
  • Released: August 1998
  • Label: New Millennium (#PILOT40)
66 91 10
Karma to Burn
  • Released: 26 September 2005
  • Label: Puck (#PUCK4)
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
SCO
[15]
EUR
[16]
GER
[17]
IRE
[4]
NED
[5]
NZ
[6]
NOR
[7]
POR
[18]
SWE
[8]
UK
[9]
The Best of The Waterboys 81–90
  • Released: 30 April 1991
  • Label: Ensign (#CHEN19)
11 52 1 69 32 17 6 19 2
The Best of The Waterboys
  • Released: 25 April 1994
  • Label: Ensign (#CCD1845)
98
The Secret Life of the Waterboys 81–85
  • Released: 24 October 1994
  • Label: Ensign (#CHEN35)
94
The Whole of the Moon:
The Music of Mike Scott and the Waterboys
  • Released: 6 October 1998
  • Label: EMI (#CDPP073)
9 133
Too Close to Heaven
  • Released: 24 September 2001
  • Label: RCA (#74321881522)
74 111
The Platinum Collection
  • Released: 23 October 2006
  • Label: EMI (#3783462)
55
In a Special Place –
The Piano Demos for This Is the Sea
  • Released: 28 April 2011
  • Label: Chrysalis (#5099909841024)
196
Cloud of Sound
  • Released: March 2012
  • Label: Puck (#PUCK6)
Fisherman's Box
  • Released: 17 November 2013
  • Label: Parlophone (#2564641330)
68 67 92 84
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Extended plays[edit]

Year Title Tracks
2000 Is She Conscious?
  • Is She Conscious?
  • Sad Procession
  • The Faeries' Prisoner
  • Is She Conscious? (Acoustic)
  • Savage Earth Heart
  • My Lord, What A Morning
2014 Puck's Blues
  • November Tale
  • I Can See Elvis
  • The Girl Who Slept for Scotland
  • Destinies Entwined
2019 Out of All This Blue
  • Out Of All This Blue
  • Out Of All This Blue (Demo)
  • London Mick (Live)
  • The Whole Of The Moon (Live)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SCO
[19]
AUS
[20]
CAN
[21]
EUR
[22]
IRE
[23]
NED
[5]
NZ
[6]
POR
[24]
UK
[9]
1983 "A Girl Called Johnny" 44 80 The Waterboys
"December"
1984 "The Big Music" A Pagan Place
"Church Not Made With Hands"
"All the Things She Gave Me"
1985 "The Whole of the Moon" 12 71 76 19 19 26 This Is the Sea
"Don't Bang the Drum"
1986 "Medicine Bow"
1988 "Fisherman's Blues" 54 80 13 20 32 Fisherman's Blues
1989 "And a Bang on the Ear" 1 51
1990 "How Long Will I Love You?" 28 Room to Roam
1991 "A Man Is in Love"
"The Whole of the Moon" (re-issue) 3 2 3 The Best of the Waterboys 81—90
"Fisherman's Blues" (re-issue) 17 75
1993 "The Return of Pan" 64 89 28 10 24 Dream Harder
"Glastonbury Song" 62 12 3 29
2000 "My Love Is My Rock in the Weary Land" A Rock In the Weary Land
"We Are Jonah"
2003 "This Light Is for the World" Universal Hall
2007 "Everybody Takes a Tumble" 33 125 Book of Lightning
"The Crash of Angel Wings"
2011 "Sweet Dancer" An Appointment with Mr Yeats
2012 "Politics"
2014 "November Tale" Modern Blues
2015 "Beautiful Now"
2017 "If the Answer Is Yeah!" Out of All This Blue
"Payo Payo Chin"
2020 "The Soul Singer" Good Luck, Seeker
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

Mike Scott[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
SCO
[25]
EUR
[26]
NOR
[27]
SWE
[28]
UK
[9]
Bring 'Em All In
  • Released: September 1995
  • Label: Chryslis (#CDCHR6108)
18 44 14 21 23
Still Burning
  • Released: October 1997
  • Label: Chryslis (#CDCHR6122)
24 54 18 39 34
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
SCO
[29]
UK
[9]
1995 "Bring 'Em All In" 38 56 Bring 'Em All In
"Building the City of Light" 46 60
1997 "Love Anyway" 31 50 Still Burning
1998 "Rare, Precious and Gone" 47 74
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

  • (1998) "Questions"

Other releases[edit]

DNV singles[clarification needed][edit]

  • (1979) "Death in Venice"

Another Pretty Face singles[edit]

  • (1979) "All the Boys Love Carrie"
  • (1980) "Whatever Happened to the West?"
  • (1980) "Heaven Gets Closer Everyday"
  • (1981) "Soul to Soul"

Funhouse singles[edit]

  • (1982) "Out of Control"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scottish studio albums chart peaks:
    • "A Rock in the Weary Land". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Universal Hall". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Book of Lightning". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "An Appointment with Mr Yeats". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Modern Blues". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Out of All This Blue". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Where the Action Is". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • "Good Luck, Seeker". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ European studio albums chart peaks:
  3. ^ German studio albums chart peaks:
  4. ^ a b c Irish chart peaks:
  5. ^ a b c "Dutch chart peaks". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b c "New Zealand chart peaks". charts.nz. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ a b "Norwegian chart peaks". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ a b "Swedish chart peaks". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ a b c d e f g UK chart peaks:
  10. ^ "US chart peaks". Billboard. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ a b c d e f "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved on 25 October 2020. Note: User needs to enter Waterboys in the "Search BPI Awards" field and press Enter
  12. ^ Scottish studio albums (collector's editions) chart peaks:
  13. ^ Scottish live albums chart peaks:
  14. ^ UK Independent live album chart peaks:
  15. ^ Scottish compilation albums chart peaks:
  16. ^ European compilation albums chart peaks:
  17. ^ German compilation albums chart peaks:
  18. ^ Portuguese compilation album chart peaks:
  19. ^ Scottish singles chart peaks:
  20. ^ Australian singles chart peaks:
    • Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 333. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    • Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010 (pdf ed.). Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.
  21. ^ Canadian singles chart peaks:
  22. ^ European singles chart peaks:
  23. ^ Irish singles chart peaks:
    • Note: User needs to click on the "Search Charts" tab. Then enter Waterboys into the "Search Artists" field and press "Search". "Irish singles chart peaks up to 1999". irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 1 November 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  24. ^ Portuguese singles chart peaks:
  25. ^ Mike Scott albums chart peaks:
  26. ^ Mike Scott albums chart peaks:
  27. ^ "Mike Scott Norwegian chart peaks". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 31 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  28. ^ "Mike Scott Swedish chart peaks". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 28 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  29. ^ Mike Scott Scottish singles chart peaks: