Dave Gahan discography

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Dave Gahan discography
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Gahan performing live at the O2 Wireless Festival
Studio albums 2
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 1
Video albums 1
Music videos 5
Singles 6
Other appearances 6

The discography of Dave Gahan, an English alternative music singer, consists of two studio albums, two live albums, one compilation album, six singles, and one video album. Gahan debuted in 1980 as lead singer of the electronic music band Depeche Mode (see Depeche Mode discography). The group achieved worldwide success, producing fourteen top ten singles in the United Kingdom and selling over 100 million records worldwide.[1]

Gahan released his solo debut album Paper Monsters in June 2003. The album, which was composed with Gahan's close friend Knox Chandler, reached number thirty-six on the UK albums chart.[2] It reached number five on the German and Swedish album charts.[3][4] The album produced three singles, all of which reached the top forty in the UK singles chart.[2] Live Monsters, a live video album, and its companion album Soundtrack to Live Monsters were released the following year. His second studio album, Hourglass, was released in October 2007. It reached number fifty in the UK.[2] In Germany, the album reached number two.[3] The album's lead single, "Kingdom", reached number one on the United States Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.[5]

Albums

Studio albums

Year Album details Chart peak positions
UK
[2][6]
AUT
[7]
FRA
[8]
GER
[3]
SWE
[4]
SWI
[9]
US
[10]
2003 Paper Monsters 36 43 21 5 5 10 127
2007 Hourglass
  • Released: 22 October 2007
  • Label: Mute (STUMM #288)
  • Formats: CD, CD/DVD, LP, digital download
50 15 18 2 24 5 120

Live albums

Year Album details
2004 Soundtrack to Live Monsters
  • Released: 1 March 2004
  • Label: Mute
  • Format: Digital download
  • Released exclusively through iTunes[11]
2007 Live from SoHo
  • Released: 17 December 2007
  • Label: Mute
  • Format: Digital download
  • Released exclusively through iTunes[11]

Compilation albums

Year Album details
2008 Hourglass: Remixes
  • Released: 11 March 2008
  • Label: Mute
  • Formats: CD, LP
  • Released in North America[11]

Singles

Year Song Chart peak positions Album
UK
[2][6]
AUT
[7]
FRA
[8]
GER
[12]
IRE
[13]
SWE
[4]
SWI
[9]
US Dance
[5]
2003 "Dirty Sticky Floors" 18 57 6 40 18 81 3 Paper Monsters
"I Need You" 27 23 55 5
"Bottle Living" / "Hold On" 36 19
2004 "A Little Piece (Live)"[A] Soundtrack to Live Monsters
2007 "Kingdom"[B] 44 41 10 37 1 Hourglass
2008 "Saw Something" / "Deeper and Deeper" 103 23
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.
Notes
  • A ^ Released as a digital download through Gahan's official website[14]

Video albums

Year Video details
2004 Live Monsters
  • Released:1 March 2004
  • Label: Mute (STUMM #216)
  • Format: DVD

Music videos

Year Title Director(s)
2003 "Dirty Sticky Floors" Arni and Kinski[16]
"Dirty Sticky Floors" (BRAT's web version) Arni, Kinski and Daniel Barassi[16]
"I Need You" Arni and Kinski[16]
"I Need You" (BRAT's web version) Arni, Kinski and Daniel Barassi[16]
"Bottle Living" Uwe Flade[16]
2007 "Kingdom" Jaron Albertin[11]
2008 "Saw Something" Barney Clay[11]

Other appearances

Year Song Album Notes
1997 "A Song For Europe" Dream Home Heartaches: Remaking/Remodeling Roxy Music Originally recorded by Roxy Music[17]
2003 "Reload" Radio JXL: A Broadcast from the Computer Hell Cabin Recorded with Junkie XL[18]
2008 "Nostalgia" Mirror Recorded with MIRROR[19]
2009 "Visitors" Dark Young Hearts Recorded with FrYars[20]
2011 "Dirty Sticky Floors (Lexicon Avenue Vocal Remix)" The Sound of Renaissance - Volume 2 Lexicon Avenue Vocal Remix appearing on album by various artists - mixed by Marcus James.
2012 All tracks, except for "La Ribera" and "Point Sur Pt. 1". The Light the Dead See Recorded with Soulsavers
2014 "Low Guns" The Morning After Recorded with SixToes
2015 All tracks Angels & Ghosts Recorded with Soulsavers

References

General
  • "Releases". DaveGahan.com. Retrieved 16 July 2008.
  • "Dave Gahan > Discography". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 July 2008.
Specific
  1. ^ ""The Best Of, Volume 1" Press Release" Archived November 9, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. Mute Records. November 2006. Retrieved 16 July 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Chart Stats: Dave Gahan". ChartStats. Retrieved 27 August 2008.
  3. ^ a b c "Chartverfolgung / GAHAN, DAVE / Longplay". MusicLine.de. Retrieved 27 August 2008.
  4. ^ a b c "Discography Dave Gahan". SwedishCharts.com. Retrieved 9 June 2008.
  5. ^ a b "Artist Chart History: Singles". Billboard. Retrieved 16 July 2008.
  6. ^ a b "UK Top 40 Hit Database". everyHit.co.uk. Retrieved 9 June 2008. Note: User must define search parameters as "Dave Gahan".
  7. ^ a b "Discographie Dave Gahan". AustrianCharts.com. Retrieved 9 June 2008.
  8. ^ a b "Discographie Dave Gahan". LesCharts.com. Retrieved 9 June 2008.
  9. ^ a b "Discography Dave Gahan". SwissCharts.com. Retrieved 9 June 2008.
  10. ^ "Artist Chart History: Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 16 July 2008.
  11. ^ a b c d e "Releases" Archived 2007-09-18 at the Wayback Machine.. DaveGahan.com. Retrieved 15 July 2008.
  12. ^ "Chartverfolgung / GAHAN,DAVE / Single". MusicLine.de. Retrieved 27 August 2008.
  13. ^ "Search the Charts" Archived 2009-06-03 at WebCite. IrishCharts.ie. Retrieved 10 July 2008. Note: User must define search parameters as "Dave Gahan".
  14. ^ "News". LiveMonsters.DaveGahan.com. Retrieved 2 January 2009.
  15. ^ [1]. Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 27 Sep 2012.
  16. ^ a b c d e "Video". PaperMonsters.DaveGahan.com. Retrieved 27 August 2008.
  17. ^ Sakamoto, John. "Ex-Durannie makes Roxy Music tribute album". Jam! Showbiz Music. Retrieved 25 October 2007.
  18. ^ Jeffries, David. "Radio JXL: A Broadcast from the Computer Hell Cabin > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 July 2008.
  19. ^ "Dave appears on new Mirror album". DaveGahan.com. 3 October 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2008
  20. ^ "Download: FrYars". FACT Magazine. 15 December 2008. Retrieved 2 January 2009.

External links

  • Official website
  • Dave Gahan discography at Discogs
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