Willy DeVille discography

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Willy DeVille discography
Two men playing electric guitar in a dimmed lightning
Willy DeVille (right) performing with his band Mink DeVille at the El Mocambo in 1977.
Studio albums 14
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 15
Video albums 7
EPs 1
Singles 30
Other albums 11

The discography of American singer and songwriter Willy DeVille includes, as well as his solo recordings, recordings released by his band Mink DeVille in the period from 1977 to 1985. It consists of fourteen studio albums, three live albums, fifteen compilation albums, twenty-two singles, and one extended play (EP).

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Artist
USA [1] AUT [2] CHE [3][4] FRA [5] GER [6][7] NLD [8] NOR [9] NZL [10][11] SWE [12][13]
1977 Cabretta (Europe) Mink DeVille (U.S./Australia) 186 15 Mink DeVille
1978 Return to Magenta 126
1980 Le Chat Bleu 163 32 30
1981 Coup de Grâce 161 16 32 22
1983 Where Angels Fear to Tread 23[14] 15 15
1985 Sportin' Life 14 24[15] 22 17
1987 Miracle 26 24 21 Willy DeVille
1990 Victory Mixture 53
1992 Backstreets of Desire 65 18
1995 Big Easy Fantasy
Loup Garou 46 36 50 55
1999 Horse of a Different Color 29 70 59
2004 Crow Jane Alley 72 57 163 46 42
2008 Pistola 78 189 25 37 59
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Artist
CHE
[4]
GER [6][7] NLD
[8]
1993 Willy DeVille Live 34 65 40 Willy DeVille
2002 Acoustic Trio Live in Berlin 86
2011 Come a Little Bit Closer: The Best of Willy DeVille Live
Willy DeVille – Unplugged in Berlin
2012 Willy DeVille – Live at the Metropol • Berlin
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Label Artist
GER [6]
1981 Savoir faire Capitol Mink DeVille
1993 Spanish Stroll 1977-1987 Disky, Raven Mink DeVille
1995 Les inoubliables de Willy DeVille Wagram Willy DeVille
1996 Love & Emotion: The Atlantic Years 54 Atlantic Mink DeVille[C 1]
Mink/Willy DeVille Greatest Hits EMI Mink DeVille
Spanish Stroll Disky Mink DeVille
Best of Willy DeVille Arcade Willy DeVille
1997 His Greatest Hits Arcade Mink DeVille
Premium Gold Collection EMI Mink DeVille
The Best of Mink DeVille EMI Mink DeVille
1999 Collection légende Wagram Willy DeVille
2001 Cadillac Walk: The Mink DeVille Collection Capitol Mink DeVille
2003 Greatest Hits EMI Mink DeVille
2005 Mink DeVille Disky Mink DeVille
2009 Introducing Willy DeVille Edel Willy DeVille
2015 Collected (1976-2009) Universal Music Willy DeVille & Mink DeVille
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes

  1. ^ Although released as a Willy DeVille compilation, all material is drawn from the albums released under the Mink DeVille band name.

Extended plays[edit]

Year Title Label Artist
1983 Each Song Is a Beat of My Heart Atlantic Mink DeVille

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album Artist
USA [16] GBR [17] FRA [18] GER [19] NLD [20][21] NZL [22]
1977 "Spanish Stroll" 20 4 25 Cabretta Mink DeVille
"Little Girl"
"Cadillac Walk"
1978 "Just Your Friends" 47 Return to Magenta
"Guardian Angel"
1979 "Soul Twist"
1980 "Mazurka" 43 Le Chat Bleu
"This Must Be the Night"
"Lipstick Traces"
"Bad Boy"
"Heat of the Moment"/"Pullin' My String" Cruising soundtrack
1981 "Love & Emotion" Coup de Grâce
"You Better Move On"
"Maybe Tomorrow"
1982 "Stand By Me" Non album single
1983 "Each Word's a Beat of My Heart" 89 31[23] 48 Where Angels Fear to Tread
"Demasiado Corazon (Too Much Heart)" 14
1985 "Italian Shoes" Sportin' Life
"I Must Be Dreaming"
1987 "Storybook Love (Theme from The Princess Bride)" 77[24] The Princess Bride soundtrack
Miracle
Mark Knopfler & Willy DeVille
"Miracle" 60 Miracle Willy DeVille
"Assassin of Love"
"Angel Eyes"
"Southern Politician"
1990 "Hello My Lover" Victory Mixture
"Beating Like a Tom-Tom"
1992 "Hey Joe" 14 20 Backstreets of Desire
"I Call Your Name"
1993 "Even While I Sleep"
"Demasiado Corazon"/"Spanish Stroll" Willy DeVille Live
1994 "Empty Heart" Backstreets of Desire
1995 "Still (I Love You Still)" 70 Loup Garou
1996 "The Moonlight Let Me Down" Non album single
1999 "Gypsy Deck of Hearts" Horse of a Different Color
2004 "Come a Little Bit Closer" Crow Jane Alley
"Slave to Love"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Video albums[edit]

  • 1986: Live at The Savoy (Channel 5; CFV 00092)
  • 1993: From the Bottom Line to the Olympia
  • 2002: 25 Years of Heart & Soul (EMS)
  • 2003: The Berlin Concerts (EMS)
  • 2006: Live in the Lowlands (Eagle Rock)
  • 2008: Live at Montreux 1982 (Eagle Vision)
  • 2009: Live at Montreux 1994 (Eagle Vision)
  • 2012: Willy DeVille – Still Alive [3-Disc DVD Box Set, MEYER RECORDS no 184]

Other album appearances[edit]

Soundtracks[edit]

Various artist compilation albums[edit]

  • 1976: Live at CBGB’s (Omfug): "Cadillac Moon," "Let Me Dream if I Want To," "Change It Comes" (Mink DeVille)
  • 1993: Brace Yourself!: A Tribute to Otis Blackwell (Shanachie; B000006JBF): “Daddy Rolling Stone”
  • 1994: Tribute to Édith Piaf (Amherst Records; AMH 5500-2): "The Lovers” (Les Amants)"
  • 1995: I Only Wrote This Song for You: A Tribute to Johnny Thunders (Castle Essential): "You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory"
  • 1999: The Orleans Records Story (Orleans Records; OR 2311): "Jump Steady Come My Way"

Guest appearances[edit]

  • 1995: ¡Vamos! (album by Celtas Cortos) (Dro Atlantic): "Cuéntame un cuento" (half English, half Spanish version of this song)
  • 1996: Hogshead Cheese (Appaloosa Records; AP 118-2): "Hymn in D" (composer)
  • 2001: A Crooked Mile (album by Blue Love Monkey) (Cracker Records; 634479413025): DeVille served as producer, as well as playing harp and percussion instruments
  • 2006: Crossing Times and Continents (Centaurus; 9500017), by Eberhard Schoener and Friends (sings "Yvonne")

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mink DeVille: Billboard Albums at AllMusic. Retrieved December 17, 2010.
  2. ^ "Austrian Album Charts: Willy DeVille". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  3. ^ "Swiss Album Charts: Mink DeVille". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  4. ^ a b "Swiss Album Charts: Willy DeVille". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  5. ^ "French Album Charts: Willy DeVille". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  6. ^ a b c "Chartverfolgung/De Ville,Willy/Longplay" (in German). musicline.de. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  7. ^ a b "Chartverfolgung/Deville,Willy/Longplay" (in German). musicline.de. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  8. ^ a b "Dutch Album Charts: Willy DeVille". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  9. ^ "Norwegian Album Charts: Mink DeVille". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  10. ^ "New Zealand Album Charts: Mink DeVille". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  11. ^ "New Zealand Album Charts: Willy DeVille". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  12. ^ "Swedish Album Charts: Mink DeVille". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  13. ^ "Swedish Album Charts: Willy DeVille". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  14. ^ "Danish Single Charts: Mink DeVille - Where Angels Fear to Tread (album)". danishcharts.com. Note: User must be logged in to see German chart positions. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  15. ^ "Danish Single Charts: Mink DeVille - Sportin' Life (album)". danishcharts.com. Note: User must be logged in to see German chart positions. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  16. ^ Mink DeVille: Billboard Singles at AllMusic. Retrieved December 17, 2010.
  17. ^ Roach, Martin, ed. (2008). The Virgin Book of British Hit Singles (1st ed.). London: Virgin Books. p. 281. ISBN 978-0-7535-1537-2. 
  18. ^ "French Single Charts: Willy DeVille". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  19. ^ "Chartverfolgung/De Ville,Willy/Single" (in German). musicline.de. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  20. ^ "Dutch Single Charts: Mink DeVille". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  21. ^ "Dutch Single Charts: Willy DeVille". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  22. ^ "New Zealand Single Charts: Mink DeVille". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  23. ^ "Danish Single Charts: Mink DeVille - Each Word's a Beat of My Heart (song)". danishcharts.com. Note: User must be logged in to see German chart positions. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  24. ^ "Dutch Single Charts: Mark Knopfler & Willy DeVille - Storybook Love (Theme from The Princess Bride) (nummer)". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 

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