The Wombats discography

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The Wombats discography
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The Wombats
Studio albums 3
Music videos 14
EPs 4
Singles 18

The discography of The Wombats, a Liverpool-based indie rock group, consists of three studio albums, four extended plays and six singles.

The band released their debut extended play (EP), Girls, Boys and Marsupials in Japan through an independent record label in September 2006. "Moving to New York" was released as the band's first official single in October 2006 as a limited edition 7" vinyl. A second Japan-only EP was released in 2007, The Wombats Go Pop! Pop! Pop!; which was released through 14th Floor Records following the band's signing with the label. Their debut studio album, A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation was first released in the United Kingdom in November 2007; where it debuted on the UK Albums Chart at number 11; before going on to be certified Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry. In April 2007, the band released "Backfire at the Disco", which debuted on the UK Singles Chart at number sixty-seven. "Kill the Director" then marked the band's first top 40 hit when it peaked at number thirty-five upon release in June. Other singles included; "Let's Dance to Joy Division", which peaked at number fifteen, "Moving to New York" found a new peak of thirteen following a re-release, "Backfire at the Disco" was also re-released and reached a new peak of forty. The final single to have been released from the debut album was a re-release of "Kill the Director", which peaked at number forty-eight. The album was succeeded by another EP, their first US release, The Wombats EP, through KIDS in America and Bright Antenna.[1]

In September 2010, The Wombats released the lead single from their second album, This Modern Glitch, entitled "Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)" debuted in the UK at number twenty-three; also managing to peak at number thirty-three in Australia. The second single to be released from the album, "Jump Into the Fog" was released in January 2011 as part of a four-track EP, where it debuted at number thirty-five in the UK. This Modern Glitch was released in April 2011.

On 2nd October 2013, The Wombats released the first single from their third album, entitled "Your Body Is a Weapon".

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions, sales, and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
BEL (FL)
[5]
GER
[6]
IRL
[7]
NLD
[8]
NOR
[9]
SWI
[10]
US
[11]
A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation 11 35 57
This Modern Glitch
  • Released: 25 April 2011
  • Label: 14th Floor Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
3 2 38 93 24 88 31 14 33
Glitterbug
  • Released: 13 April 2015[14]
  • Label: 14th Floor Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
5 2 62 151 30 89 74 91
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released.

Extended plays[edit]

Title EP details
Girls, Boys and Marsupials
  • Released: 20 September 2006
  • Label: 14th Floor Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
The Wombats Go Pop! Pop! Pop!
  • Released: 13 May 2007
  • Label: 14th Floor Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
The Wombats EP
  • Released: 27 August 2007
  • Label: KIDS in America
  • Formats: CD, digital download
This Acoustic Glitch (EP)
  • Released: 11 March 2011
  • Label: 14th Floor Records
  • Formats: digital download
Glitterbug B Sides EP
  • Released: 13 April 2015
  • Label: 14th Floor Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Singles[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[2]
AUS
[3][15]
BEL (FL)
[5]
BEL (WL)
[16]
GER
[17]
JPN
[18]
NLD
[8]
SCO
[19]
US Alt.
[20]
US Rock
[21]
"Moving to New York" 2006 13 16 A Guide to Love, Loss
& Desperation
"Backfire at the Disco" 2007 40 14
"Kill the Director" 35 27
"Let's Dance to Joy Division" 15 76 19 10
"Bleeding Love" 2008 Non-album singles
"Is This Christmas?" 49 23
"My Circuitboard City" 2009 69 22
"Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)" 2010 23 33 91 78 66 23 This Modern Glitch
"Jump into the Fog" 2011 35 60 60 38 15 30
"Anti-D" 42 42
"Techno Fan" 60 54 32 55
"Our Perfect Disease"
"1996"
"Your Body Is a Weapon" 2013 129 86 Glitterbug
"Greek Tragedy" 2015 158 61 112 32 47
"Give Me a Try" 163 19 [A]
"Be Your Shadow"
"Emoticons"
"—" denotes that the single did not chart or was not released in that territory

Triple J Hottest 100[edit]

The Triple J Hottest 100 is an annual music listener poll hosted by national Australian radio station, Triple J, to determine their favourite song of the year. Songs by The Wombats have appeared on numerous occasions.

Single Year Position
"Let's Dance to Joy Division" 2007 12
"Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)" 2010 8
"Jump into the Fog" 2011 18
"1996" 24
"Techno Fan" 26
"Our Perfect Disease" 94
"Let's Dance to Joy Division" 1993–2013 74
"Your Body Is a Weapon" 2013 25
"Greek Tragedy" 2015 29
"Give Me a Try" 67
"Be Your Shadow" 91

[24]

Album Year Position
This Modern Glitch 2011 4
Glitterbug 2015 9

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Give Me a Try" did not enter the US Hot Rock Songs chart, but peaked at number 27 on the US Rock Airplay chart.

Other appearances[edit]

Title Year Album
"Moving to New York"[25] 2008 Radio 1's Live Lounge – Volume 3
"Anti-D"[26] 2011 Radio 1's Live Lounge – Volume 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Release Page for KIDS in America". Retrieved 2011-08-03. 
  2. ^ a b
  3. ^ a b "Australian Charts > Wombats". australian-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-01-25. ]
  4. ^ "Austrian Charts > The Wombats" (in German). austrianchart.at Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  5. ^ a b "Belgium (Flanders) Charts > The Wombats" (in Dutch). ultratop.be/nl Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  6. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Wombats, The / Longplay" (in German). musicline.de PhonoNet. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  7. ^ "Irish Charts > The Wombats". irishcharts.com. Retrieved 2016-01-25. 
  8. ^ a b "Dutch Charts > The Wombats" (in Dutch). dutchcharts.nl Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  9. ^ "Norwegian Charts > The Wombats". norwegiancharts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  10. ^ "Swiss Charts > The Wombats" (in German). hitparade.ch Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  11. ^ "Billboard Charts > The Wombats". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  12. ^ a b "BPI Certified Awards". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on September 24, 2009. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  13. ^ a b "ARIA Charts > Accreditations > 2011 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on August 28, 2014. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  14. ^ "Glitterbug by The Wombats". Amazon. Retrieved 2015-01-15. 
  15. ^
  16. ^ "Belgium (Walloon) Charts > The Wombats" (in French). ultratop.be/fr Hung Medien. Retrieved 2016-01-25. 
  17. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Wombats, The / Single" (in German). musicline.de PhonoNet. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  18. ^ "Billboard Japan". Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 2012-05-16. 
  19. ^ Peaks in Scotland:
  20. ^ "Billboard Alternative Songs". Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 2012-05-16. 
  21. ^ "Billboard Rock". Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 2012-05-16. 
  22. ^ a b "The Wombats - Moving to New York: Silver". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on July 1, 2016. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  23. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 15, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  24. ^ http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/hottest100/archive/
  25. ^ "Radio 1's Live Lounge, Volume 3". Amazon. 2008-11-24. 
  26. ^ "Radio 1's Live Lounge, Volume 6". Amazon. 2011-10-31.