Faith No More discography

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Faith No More discography
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Faith No More performing in Portugal in 2010.
Studio albums 7
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 6
Video albums 4
Music videos 21
Singles 25
Other appearances 2

The discography of Faith No More, an American rock group, consists of seven studio albums, nineteen singles, one live album, five compilations, four video albums.

Faith No More's first album was We Care a Lot, released by Mordam Records in 1985. The band soon signed with Slash Records and released Introduce Yourself, their second album, in April 1987. Shortly afterwards the rest of the band fired the vocalist, Chuck Mosley, and replaced him with Mike Patton.[1] During the tour supporting their third album, The Real Thing, Faith No More recorded their only live album, Live at the Brixton Academy, and released their first number one single, "Epic".[2] Their fourth studio album Angel Dust was released in 1992 with their final two number-one singles, "Midlife Crisis",[3] and the Lionel Richie cover "Easy",[2] not included on the initial release of the album. Following the tour supporting Angel Dust and the departure of long-time guitarist Jim Martin Faith No More released their fifth studio album, King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime, in 1995. Their final studio album until 2015, Album of the Year, released on June 3, 1997, was their only number-one album.[4]

Faith No More disbanded in 1998 and their first compilation album, Who Cares a Lot?, was released later on in the same year with their final single before their disbanding, a cover of the Bee Gees song "I Started a Joke", followed by their similarly named music video compilation Who Cares a Lot?: Greatest Videos. In 2003 their second compilation album, This Is It: The Best of, was released followed by Epic and Other Hits in 2005, The Platinum Collection and the DVD compilation You Fat Bastards/Who Cares a Lot? in 2006 and the three-disc compilation album The Works in 2008. Two more compilation albums, The Very Best Definitive Ultimate Greatest Hits Collection and Midlife Crisis: The Very Best of Faith No More, were released in 2009 and 2010 respectively.

After an eleven-year hiatus, Faith No More announced a reunion in 2009. They released their seventh studio album, Sol Invictus, which debuted at number 15 on the Billboard 200, higher than their past two studio albums, on May 18, 2015, and are touring in supporting of it.[5]

Albums

Studio albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[3]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[6]
FIN
[7]
GER
[8]
NLD
[9]
NOR
[10]
NZ
[4]
SWI
[11]
UK
[12]
1985 We Care a Lot
1987 Introduce Yourself
  • Released: April 23, 1987
  • Label: Slash
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP, DI
57 88
1989 The Real Thing
  • Released: June 20, 1989
  • Label: Slash
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP, DI
11 2 16 56 3 30
1992 Angel Dust
  • Released: June 8, 1992
  • Label: Slash
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP, DI
10 4 4 5 8 22 7 6 9 2
1995 King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime
  • Released: March 25, 1995
  • Label: Slash
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP, DI
31 2 9 22 8 8 6 3 7 5
1997 Album of the Year
  • Released: June 3, 1997
  • Label: Slash
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP, DI
41 1 5 4 2 31 5 1 16 7
  • ARIA: Platinum[18]
2015 Sol Invictus
  • Released: May 19, 2015
  • Label: Reclamation
  • Formats: CD, LP, DI
15 2 7 1 4 7 2 6 3 6
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Live albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions
AUS
[2]
UK
[12]
1991 Live at the Brixton Academy
  • Released: February 4, 1991
  • Label: Slash
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP, DI
93 20

Compilation albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
AUS
[2]
AUT
[6]
FIN
[7]
NOR
[10]
NZ
[4]
SWI
[11]
UK
[12]
1998 Who Cares a Lot?
  • Released: November 24, 1998
  • Label: Slash, London, Reprise
4 46 26 10 37
2003 This Is It: The Best of Faith No More
  • Released: January 28, 2003
  • Label: Rhino, WEA
  • Formats: CD, DI
2005 Epic and Other Hits
2006 The Platinum Collection
  • Released: January 10, 2006
  • Label: Warner Bros.
  • Formats: CD, DI
38
2008 The Works
  • Released: March 31, 2008
  • Label: Rhino
  • Formats: CD, DI
2009 The Very Best Definitive Ultimate Greatest Hits Collection
  • Released: June 8, 2009
  • Label: Rhino
  • Formats: CD, DI
6 37 77 128
2010 MidLife Crisis: The Very Best of Faith No More
  • Released: September 20, 2010
  • Label: Music Club Deluxe
  • Formats: CD, DI
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Video albums

Year Album details Certifications
1990 You Fat Bastards: Live at the Brixton Academy
  • Released: August 20, 1990
  • Label: Slash
  • Formats: LD, VHS
1993 Video Croissant
  • Released: February 2, 1993
  • Label: Slash, Warner Bros.
  • Formats: LD, VHS
1999 Who Cares a Lot: Greatest Videos
  • Released: February 23, 1999
  • Label: Slash, Reprise, Rhino
  • Formats: VHS
2006 You Fat Bastards/Who Cares a Lot
  • Released: May 23, 2006
  • Label: Slash, Reprise, Rhino
  • Formats: DVD

Singles

Year Song Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[3]
US
Alt.

[3]
US
Main.

[3]
AUS
[2]
GER
[8]
NLD
[9]
NOR
[10]
NZ
[4]
SWI
[11]
UK
[22]
1983 "Quiet in Heaven/Song of Liberty"
(as Faith No Man)
non-album single
1987 "Chinese Arithmetic" Introduce Yourself
"We Care a Lot" 40 53
1988 "Anne's Song"
1989 "From Out of Nowhere" 83 23 The Real Thing
"Epic" 9 2 25 1 51 2 25
1990 "Falling to Pieces" 92 12 40 26 16 41
"Surprise! You're Dead!"
"Edge of the World"
1992 "Midlife Crisis" 1 32 31 32 36 32 10 Angel Dust
"A Small Victory" 11 84 29
"Everything's Ruined" 63 28
1993 "Easy" 58 1 20 10 2 6 9 3
  • ARIA: Platinum[14]
non-album single, subsequently added to some editions of Angel Dust
"Another Body Murdered"
(with Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.)
41 26 Judgment Night soundtrack
1995 "Digging the Grave" 12 48 11 16 42 16 King for a Day,
Fool for a Lifetime
"Ricochet" 58 27
"Evidence" 27 42 38 32
1997 "Ashes to Ashes" 23 8 76 14 39 50 15 Album of the Year
"Last Cup of Sorrow" 14 66 32 51
"Stripsearch" 83
1998 "This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us"
(with Sparks)
69 7 40 Plagiarism
"I Started a Joke" 58 38 49 Who Cares a Lot?
2014 "Motherfucker" Sol Invictus
2015 "Superhero"
"Sunny Side Up"
2016 "Cone of Shame"
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Music videos

Year Song Director
[25]
1988 "We Care a Lot" Bob Biggs & Jay Brown
"Anne's Song" Tamra Davis
1989 "From Out of Nowhere" Doug Freel
1990 "Epic" Ralph Ziman
"Falling to Pieces"
"Surprise! You're Dead!" Billy Gould
1992 "Midlife Crisis" Kevin Kerslake
"A Small Victory" Marcus Nispel
"Everything's Ruined" Kevin Kerslake
"Easy" Barry McGuire
1993 "Another Body Murdered" Marcus Raboy
1995 "Digging the Grave"
"Ricochet" Alex Hemming
"Evidence" Walter Stern
1997 "Ashes to Ashes" Tim Royes
"Last Cup of Sorrow" Joseph Kahn
"Stripsearch" Philip Stolzl
1998 "I Started a Joke" Vito Rocco
2015 "Sunny Side Up" Joe Lynch
"Separation Anxiety" Finch Lynch
2016 "Cone of Shame" Goce Cvetanovski

Other appearances

Year Song Album
1988 "New Improved Song" Sounds Waves 2
1989 "Sweet Emotion" Kerrang! Flexible Fiend 3
1991 "The Perfect Crime" Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey: Music from the Motion Picture
1992 "Let's Lynch the Landlord" Virus 100
1993 "Another Body Murdered" (with Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.) Judgment Night: Music from the Motion Picture

References

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Faith No More - Biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2008-05-26. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Australian (ARIA Chart) peaks:
    • Top 50 peaks: "Discography Faith No More". australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 2008-05-11. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 
    • Top 100 peaks to December 2010: Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
    • "Ricochet": "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 29 Oct 1995". Imgur.com (original document published by ARIA). Retrieved 2017-07-12.  N.B. The HP column displays the highest peak reached.
  3. ^ a b c d e Peak chart positions in the United States:
  4. ^ a b c d "Discography Faith No More". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  5. ^ "Faith No More to Release First Album in 18 Years, Plot U.S. Tour". Rolling Stone. September 2, 2014. Retrieved September 3, 2014. 
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  7. ^ a b "Discography Faith No More". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 2008-01-08. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 
  8. ^ a b Peak chart positions in Germany:
    • "Chartverfolgung / Faith No More / Longplay" (in German). PhonoNet. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 
    • "Chartverfolgung / Faith No More / Single" (in German). PhonoNet. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
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  11. ^ a b c "Discographie Faith No More". swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 2011-08-08. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  12. ^ a b c Peak chart positions in the United Kingdom:
    • "Chart Stats - Faith No More". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-30. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
    • Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: Adam F – FYA". Zobbel. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
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  15. ^ a b c d "The BPI - Certified awards database". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 2008-04-09. Retrieved 2008-05-28. 
  16. ^ a b "CRIA: Certification Results - Search Certification Database". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 2009-04-12. Retrieved 2008-05-28. 
  17. ^ http://nztop40.co.nz/chart/albums?chart=3675
  18. ^ a b "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 1997 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 2008-05-28. Retrieved 2008-05-28. 
  19. ^ http://www.musikindustrie.de/nc/datenbank/#topSearch
  20. ^ http://nztop40.co.nz/chart/albums?chart=3563
  21. ^ http://nztop40.co.nz/chart/albums?chart=3680
  22. ^ Faith No More - UK Singles Chart Peak Positions officialcharts.com. Retrieved September 26, 2014.
  23. ^ http://nztop40.co.nz/chart/singles?chart=3439
  24. ^ ARIA 1997 Singles Certifications Archived June 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. aria.com.au. Retrieved November 25, 2016.
  25. ^ Faith No More (2006-05-23). Live at the Brixton Academy, London: You Fat Bastards/Who Cares a Lot?: The Greatest Videos (DVD). Rhino Entertainment. 

External links

  • Faith No More Discography.com
  • WWW.PATTONMAD.COM Comprehensive FNM Discography with Images
  • Faith No More discography on FNM.com
  • Faith No More at Discogs
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