Feeder discography

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Feeder discography
Renegades Camden.JPG
Playing a live gig as Renegades at the Camden Electric Ballroom in April 2010.
Studio albums 10
Compilation albums 12
Music videos 43
EPs 4
Singles 40

The discography of Feeder, a British rock band which formed in 1994, consists of ten studio albums, twelve compilation albums, four extended plays (EP), and forty singles on The Echo Label, their own label Big Teeth Music, Cooking Vinyl and BMG as well as forty-three music videos. Alongside charting eleven Top 75 albums domestically, they also have 25 Top 75 singles. When combining the overall unit sales of all their certified releases (including sales after certification has been passed), Feeder have sold and streamed over two million sales combined of all their releases in the United Kingdom.

An original incarnation of the band was formed in 1992 under the name of "Reel" by the remaining members Grant Nicholas, Jon Lee and Simon Blight of electroacoustic group Raindancer, after the departure of their guitarist John Canham, although Simon Blight departed in 1992 to make way for Taka Hirose in 1994, after the band had used many session bassists from 1992 to 1994. Feeder's lineup after signing with The Echo Label in the same year of their formation consisted of Grant Nicholas (guitar/vocals) Jon Lee (drums) and Taka Hirose (bass), while demos sent out to radio and venues to gain gigs still featured session bassists. In January 2002, Jon Lee took his own life in his Miami home before former Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson, began to record and play with the band before being made an official member. In May 2009 he parted company with Feeder to return to a reformed Skunk Anansie. Since Mark's departure, Feeder have employed drummer Karl Brazil, although for sessions and touring commitments for Renegades (2010) they employed Australian Damon Wilson and former Mexicolas drummer Tim Trotter.

Feeder's music has been inspired by a wide variety of artists and styles, including The Police, Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins. The band's sound was radically changed from that of Rain Dancer on their debut release the Two Colours EP (1995), but has since introduced more acoustic aspects to their music, including elements of pianos and string orchestras.

Feeder garnered media attention in 2001 for their third album, Echo Park and its lead single "Buck Rogers", which later become a UK Top five single. In 2002, the band released their fourth album Comfort in Sound, being their first since the loss of their drummer Jon Lee earlier in the year. The album touched on many themes of loss and coming to terms with death, although it also explored themes of positivity. Comfort in Sound is Feeder's most successful studio album to date, selling over 506,127 copies in the United Kingdom between October 2002 and October 2016.

After the campaign for their 2006 singles compilation was complete, the band would later drop out of mainstream radio attention, while still charting five more top 20 albums with the latest being 2017's The Best of Feeder, making the top 10.

Albums

Studio albums

Year Album details Chart positions Sales Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1][2]
AUT
[3]
BEL
[4]
FRA
[5]
IRL
[6]
JPN
[7]
NLD
[8]
SWI
[9]
1996 Swim
  • Released: 24 June 1996
  • Re-issued: 1 July 2001
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD9)
  • Format: CD, LP
91[I]
1997 Polythene
  • Released: 15 May 1997
  • Re-issued: 20 October 1997
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD15)
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
65 UK: Gold[10]
1999 Yesterday Went Too Soon
  • Released: 30 August 1999
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD28)
  • Format: CD, CS, LP, Ltd CD
8 UK: Gold[10]
2001 Echo Park
  • Released: 23 April 2001
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD34)
  • Format: CD, CS, LP, MD
5 54 UK: Platinum[10]
IRL: Gold
2002 Comfort in Sound
  • Released: 21 October 2002
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD43)
  • Format: CD, CS, LP, CD/DVD, SACD
6 27 98 507,277+ (UK)[11] UK: Platinum[10]
IRL: Gold
2005 Pushing the Senses
  • Released: 31 January 2005
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD60)
  • Format: CD, CD/DVD, LP
2 62 61 188 16 59 80 75 UK: Gold[10]
2008 Silent Cry
  • Released: 16 June 2008
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD79)
  • Format: CD, Deluxe CD, LP, iTunes Deluxe
8 82 53
2010 Renegades
  • Released: 5 July 2010
  • Label: Big Teeth Music (BTMCD004)
  • Format: CD, LP, Deluxe CD, Asda edition, iTunes deluxe
16 93
2012 Generation Freakshow
  • Released: 23 April 2012
  • Label: Big Teeth Music (BTMCD009)
  • Format: CD, LP, iTunes deluxe
13 97 57
2016 All Bright Electric
  • Released: 7 October 2016
  • Label: Cooking Vinyl (COOKLP651)
  • Format: CD, Deluxe CD, LP, Cassette, Digital Download
10 193 66 167
" — " Denotes releases that did not chart.
  • I ^ Chart position shown is for the 2001 re-issue with extra tracks (ECHCD38)

Compilation albums

Year Album details Chart positions Sales Certifications
UK
[1][2]
BEL
[4]
IRL
[6]
JPN
[7]
1998 Polythene: The Video Singles[I][12]
  • Released: 19 April 1998
  • Label: Echo (FEED 3)
  • Format: VHS
2004 Picture of Perfect Youth[III]
  • Released: 10 August 2004
  • Re-issued: 19 March 2007
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD43)
  • Format: CD, LP
65
2006 The Singles
  • Released: 15 May 2006
  • Label: Echo (ECHCD69)
  • Format: CD, CD/DVD, LP
2 95 13 37 524,880+ (UK)[11] UK: Platinum[10]
IRL: Gold[13]
2017 The Best of Feeder
  • Released: 29 September 2017
  • Label: BMG(BMGCAT1000CD)
  • Format: 2xCD, 2xCD+EP, 3xLP+EP
10
" — " Denotes releases that did not chart or were not eligible.

Notes

  • I ^ VHS video cassette, only available on the bands 1998 "Suffocate Tour". Features the videos for "Stereo World", "Tangerine", "Cement", "Crash", "High" and "Suffocate", with short films involving the band members and crew on their US tour of the same year, between each video.
  • II ^ Re-release of the band's 1996 EP with extra tracks, making it a full album.
  • III ^ B-sides album released through the band's website, later released commercially in 2007.

Japanese import compilations

Year Album Notes
1997 High[14] Features tracks from the Polythene singles and "Stereoworld" from Swim, previously not available on Japanese releases at the time.
2000 Another Yesterday[15] B-sides album, consisting of tracks from the Yesterday Went Too Soon singles.
2001 Seven Days in the Sun[16] Features tracks from the Echo Park and Polythene singles previously not available on Japanese releases at the time.
Best Days in the Sun[17] Promotional album, comprising songs from Echo Park, Yesterday Went Too Soon, Polythene, and Swim; released in Japan only around the time of the release of Echo Park.
2003 Find the Colour[18] Features tracks from Swim EP and the Comfort in Sound singles. Also includes the single version of "Suffocate".
2005 Feel it Again[19] Features b-sides from the Pushing the Senses and Comfort in Sound singles, including two promo videos.
2009 Seven Sleepers[20] Features two new tracks, titled "Snowblind" and "Seven Sleepers". Only on this release.

Extended plays

Date EP Comments
25 September 1995 Two Colours[21] Debut release.
24 June 1996 Swim[22] Six-track EP released in 1996.
29 July 2008 iTunes Live: London Festival '08 - EP[23] Limited download-only six-track iTunes EP featuring live tracks from their performance at the KOKO, London.
8 September 2008 Napster Sessions EP[24] Limited download-only acoustic EP, featuring the tracks "Hurt", "Tracing Lines", "Silent Cry" and "We Are the People".

Singles

Year Single Chart positions Certifications Album
UK[1][2] AUS[25] IRL
[6]
SAF[26] U.S. Main[27] U.S. Mod[27]
1996 "Stereo World"[I] 128 Swim
1997 "Tangerine" 60 Polythene
"Cement" 53 31
"Crash" 48
"High"[II] 24 36 24
1998 "Suffocate"[III] 37
1999 "Day In Day Out" 31 Yesterday Went Too Soon
"Insomnia" 22
"Yesterday Went Too Soon" 20
"Paperfaces" 41
2001 "Buck Rogers" 5 50 1 UK: Silver[10] Echo Park
"Seven Days in the Sun" 14
"Turn" 27
"Piece By Piece"[IV][28]
"Just a Day" 12 47 UK: Silver[10] Picture of Perfect Youth
2002 "Come Back Around" 14 45 Comfort in Sound
2003 "Just the Way I'm Feeling" 10
"Forget About Tomorrow" 12
"Find the Colour" 24
"Comfort in Sound" 57[V]
2005 "Tumble and Fall" 5 26 Pushing the Senses
"Feeling a Moment" 13 32
"Pushing the Senses" 30
"Shatter / Tender" 11 The Singles
2006 "Lost and Found" 12
"Save Us" 34
2008 "We Are the People" 25 Silent Cry
"Tracing Lines" / "Silent Cry"[VI][21]
2010 "Call Out"[VII][29] Renegades
"Renegades"[VII][30]
"Down to the River / This Town"[VII][31]
2011 "Side By Side"[VIII] 91 Non-album single
2012 "Borders" 52 Generation Freakshow
"Children of the Sun"[VII][32]
"Idaho"[VII][33]
2016 "Universe of Life"[IX] All Bright Electric
"Eskimo"[IX]
2017 "Forget About Tomorrow" / "Just the Way I'm Feeling"[X] Comfort in Sound
"Figure You Out"[VIII] The Best of Feeder
"Veins"[VIII]
" — " Denotes releases that did not chart, were not eligible or not released in that country.

Notes

  • I ^ Later appeared on Polythene, the band's first full-length album.
  • II ^ Originally released as a non-album single, but then appeared on the re-issued Polythene after the single made the top 40.
  • III ^ A full-band version of the acoustic recording on Polythene.
  • IV ^ Released in Germany, Belgium and France only.
  • V ^ Charted only on the UK Airplay chart,[34] as the physical single was only available on their 2003 Arena Tour.[35]
  • VI ^ Download bundles only.
  • VII ^ Download and vinyl only.
  • VIII ^ Single track download only single.
  • IX ^ Gratis download track only from album pre-orders.
  • X ^ 2017 Record Store Day vinyl only release.

Guest singles

Year Single Artist Chart positions[36][37] Notes
UK AUS IRL SWE SWI
2001 "Ya Don't See the Signs" Mark B and Blade 23 Remix by Grant Nicholas and Jon Lee of a track by the now defunct UK hip-hop duo Mark B and Blade.
2004 "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Band Aid 20 1 9 1 2 7 Charity single for famine relief in the Darfur region of Sudan.
" — " Denotes that release did not chart or were not released in that country.

Promotional singles

Year Single Album
1998 "Can't Dance To Disco"[VII][38] Picture of Perfect Youth
2012 "Generation Freakshow"[VIII][39] Generation Freakshow

Notes

  • VII ^ 300 copies were pressed for student radio promotion. It was never intended to be a single, although later became a b-side on "Day in Day Out".[38]
  • VIII ^ Was not originally intended to be a promotional-only single. It was planned to be released on 12 March 2012 with "No Light" as its b-side, before being cancelled although promotional copies were already sent to radio stations.[39]

Miscellaneous

Year Song Compilation Comments
1996 "Rush" (live)[40][41] Home Truths Later appeared as a B-side on "Cement". Only version of the song in existence.
2001 "Blockheads"[42] Brand New Boots and Panties Collaboration between Grant and Ian Dury's backing band The Blockheads, as part of a various artists tribute album.
2002 "The Power of Love"[43] 1 Love Cover of the Frankie Goes to Hollywood #1 hit, recorded for a War Child charity album. Later appeared as a b-side on "Just the Way I'm Feeling", and the Japanese Find the Colour mini-album.
2003 "Clouds" (remix)[44] Radio JXL: A Broadcast from the Computer Hell Cabin JXL remix of the "Just the Way I'm Feeling" b-side "Broken" with a different backing track.
2005 "Everybody Hurts"[45] Download-only single Cover of the R.E.M. hit, later appeared as a full-band version on "Shatter / Tender". Recorded in aid of War Child.
2006 "Beautiful Boy"[46] Lennon: Covered Vol 1 Cover version of the John Lennon song from his 1980 album Double Fantasy, as part of a tribute album given away with Q Magazine.
2008 "Public Image"[47] Independents Day: ID08 Cover of the 1978 debut single by PIL. Also available on Seven Sleepers.
2010 "Fallen" (instrumental)[48] Download-only track Instrumental version of the "Call Out" b-side, which also appeared on the iTunes and Japanese versions of Renegades. Full version was also a free download in April 2010 for purchasers of the second Renegades EP, while the instrumental download was available to purchasers of the "Down to the River" / "This Town" single upon entering a code on Feederweb printed on the vinyl sleeve.
2012 "No Light"[49] Exclusive download for ticket holders of the band's Winter tour of 2012.

Music videos

Year Title Director
1996 "Stereo World" Toby Duckett
1997 "Tangerine"
"Cement" John Klien
"Crash" Stuart A Gosling
"High"
1998 "Suffocate" Mark Nunneley
"High" (U.S. version) Lawrence Carroll
1999 "Day in Day Out" Gavin Gordon Rogers
"Insomnia" Stuart A Gosling
"Yesterday Went Too Soon"
"Paperfaces"
2001 "Buck Rogers" Markus Walter
"Seven Days in the Sun" Jake and Jim Goodman
"Turn" David Mould
"Piece By Piece" (original) Vincent Raj, David Vickery
and Soichi Matsumoto
"Piece By Piece" (re-edit) Mark Nunneley
"Just a Day" David Mould
2002 "Come Back Around"
2003 "Just the Way I'm Feeling" Julian Gibbs
"Forget About Tomorrow" David Mould
"Find the Colour" Sam Brown
"Comfort in Sound" Mark Video
2005 "Tumble and Fall" Scott Lyon
"Feeling a Moment" Jonas Odell
"Pushing the Senses" John Paveley
"Tender" Mark Video
"Shatter" Charlie Lightening
2006 "Lost and Found" David Mould
"Save Us" Barnaby Roper
2008 "We Are the People" David Mould
"Into the Blue" Mark Video
"Tracing Lines" El Skid
2010 "Call Out" Scott Peters
"Renegades" Nils Leonard
2011 "Side By Side" Feeder
2012 "Borders" MM
"Children of the Sun" Joe Connor
"Idaho" Joseph "Joe" Connor
2016 "Universe of Life" Mikey Eaton
"Eskimo" Sitcom Soldiers
2017 "Another Day On Earth"
"Paperweight"
"Veins"

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External links

  • Feeder's official website
  • Feeder's MySpace profile
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