Scorpions discography

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Scorpions discography
Releases
Studio albums17
Live albums6
Compilation albums27
Singles74
Video albums12
Cover albums2
 
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Scorpions discography
Releases
Studio albums17
Live albums6
Compilation albums27
Singles74
Video albums12
Cover albums2

The following is a comprehensive discography of Scorpions, a German Rock band. They have sold between 75 and 100 million records worldwide.[1][2]


Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
GER
[3]
AUT
[4]
FIN
[5]
FRA
[6]
NLD
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
CAN
[11]
US
[12]
1972Lonesome Crow
  • Released: February
  • Label: Brain
1974Fly to the Rainbow
  • Released: 1 November
  • Label: RCA
1975In Trance
  • Released: 17 September
  • Label: RCA
1976Virgin Killer
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: RCA
1977Taken by Force
  • Released: 4 December
  • Label: RCA
1979Lovedrive
  • Released: 25 February
  • Label: Harvest
1110323655
1980Animal Magnetism
  • Released: 31 March
  • Label: Harvest
1237237652
1982Blackout
  • Released: 10 April
  • Label: Harvest
101214512111110
1984Love at First Sting
  • Released: 4 May
  • Label: Harvest
6194417917156
1988Savage Amusement
  • Released: 18 April
  • Label: Harvest
418116242518255
1990Crazy World1142663272021
1993Face the Heat4127534159513424
1996Pure Instinct820101195381599
1999Eye II Eye
  • Released: 9 March
  • Label: East West
6375049
2004Unbreakable
  • Released: 22 June
  • Label: BMG
43015421419
2007Humanity: Hour I941291691362763
2010Sting in the Tail
  • Released: 19 March
  • Label: Sony Music
2661671146962223
2015Return to Forever
  • Released: 23 February
  • Label: RCA / SevenOne Music
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
GER
[3]
AUT
[4]
CAN
[21]
FIN
[5]
FRA
[6]
NLD
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
US
[12]
Tokyo Tapes
  • Released: August 1978
  • Label: RCA
351442
World Wide Live
  • Released: 20 June 1985
  • Label: Harvest/EMI
4439920479181817
Live Bites
  • Released: 3 April 1995
  • Label: PolyGram
66
Acoustica
  • Released: 14 May 2001
  • Label: East West
134635
Live 2011: Get Your Sting & Blackout
  • Released: 14 October 2011
  • Label: Sony Music
MTV Unplugged – Live in Athens
  • Released: 29 November 2013
  • Label: Sony Music
5378529113
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Cover albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
GER
[3]
AUT
[4]
FIN
[5]
FRA
[!][6]
NLD
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
US
[12]
Moment of Glory

(with the "Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra")

370
Comeblack
  • Released: 4 November 2011
  • Label: Sony Music
2567223390
MTV Unplugged
  • Released: 11 April 2014
  • Label: Sony Music
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
GER
[3]
AUT
[4]
FIN
[5]
FRA
[!][6]
NLD
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
US
[12]
Best of Scorpions
  • Released: November 1979
  • Label: RCA
180
Hot & Heavy
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: RCA
Best of Scorpions Vol. 2
  • Released: July 1984
  • Label: RCA
175
Gold Ballads'
  • Released: 1984
  • Label: Harvest/EMI
25117
Best of Rockers 'n' Ballads
  • Released: November 1989
  • Label: EMI
141692352143
Hot & Slow: The Best of the Ballads
  • Released: October 1991
  • Label: RCA
Still Loving You
  • Released: 2 April 1992
  • Label: Harvest/EMI
183234163024
Hot & Hard
  • Released: 23 August 1993
  • Label: RCA
Deadly Sting
  • Released: 2 February 1995
  • Label: EMI
2839131532
Born to Touch Your Feelings
  • Released: 20 March 1995
  • Label: RCA
Still Loving You – The Best Of
  • Released: 14 March 1997
  • Label: Odeon
Hot & Slow: Best Masters of the 70's
  • Released: 28 September 1998
  • Label: BMG
Big City Nights
Best
  • Released: 17 September 1999
  • Label: EMI
12819
Pictured Life: All The Best
  • Released: 13 March 2000
  • Label: BMG
The Millennium Collection: The Best of Scorpions
  • Released: 12 June 2001
  • Label: Mercury
Bad for Good
  • Released: 28 May 2002
  • Label: Hip-O
161
Classic Bites
  • Released: 8 July 2002
  • Label: Mercury
Ballads
  • Released: 23 December 2003
  • Label: EMI
Box of Scorpions
  • Released: 5 May 2004
  • Label: Hip-O
The Platinum Collection
  • Released: 30 September 2005
  • Label: EMI
75
No. 1's
  • Released: 18 April 2006
  • Label: EMI
Gold
  • Released: 25 April 2006
  • Label: Hip-O
Deadliest Stings: Greatest Hits
  • Released: 27 November 2007
  • Label: Warner
Icon
  • Released: 2 November 2010
  • Label: Island
Icon 2
  • Released: 2 November 2010
  • Label: Island
Wind of Change: The Collection
  • Released: 20 May 2013
  • Label: Universal
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

^ In France compilation albums are not listed on the Top 200 Albums Chart, but instead on a separate chart for compilation albums only. The French chart positions here for the compilation albums are their peak positions on the French Compilation Albums Chart.

Videos[edit]

Music videos[edit]

YearTitleAlbumDirector(s)
1982"No One Like You"BlackoutMarty Callner and Hart Perry
1984"I'm Leaving You"Love at First StingMartin Kahan
"Rock You Like a Hurricane"David Mallet[22]
"Still Loving You"Hart Perry[23]
1985"Rock You Like a Hurricane" (PCM Version)David Mallet[22]
"Big City Nights"World Wide LiveMarty Callner and Richard Perry[23]
1988"Rhythm of Love"Savage AmusementMarty Callner[23]
"Believe in Love"
"Passion Rules the Game"N/A
1989"I Can't Explain"Best of Rockers 'n' Ballads
1990"Tease Me Please Me"Crazy World
"Don't Believe Her"
"Wind of Change"
"Send Me an Angel"Meiert Avis[23]
1991"Wind of Change" (World Events Version)N/A
1992"Hit Between the Eyes"
1993"Alien Nation"Face the HeatMatt Mahurin[23]
"No Pain No Gain"N/A
"Woman"Jeff "Baschi" Richter
"Under the Same Sun"Peter Christopherson and Wayne Isham
1994"White Dove"Live BitesN/A
1996"You and I"Pure InstinctMarcus Nispel
"When You Came into My Life"N/A
1998"Holiday" (live)World Wide Live
1999"To Be No. 1"Eye II EyeDavid Mallet
"What You Give You Give Back"N/A
"A Moment in a Million Years"
2000"Hurricane 2000"Moment of GloryPit Weyrich
"Moment of Glory"
"Here in My Heart"
2004"Remember the Good Times"UnbreakableHannes Rossacher
2007"Humanity"Humanity: Hour IN/A
2010"The Good Die Young"Sting in the TailNikolaj Georgiew
2011"All Day and All of the Night"ComeblackOliver Sommer
"Across the Universe"
"Children of the Revolution"
"Tainted Love"
"Ruby Tuesday"
2014"Rock You Like a Hurricane" (featuring Johannes Strate)"MTV Unplugged – Live in AthensSven Offen

Video albums[edit]

YearTitleCertifications
1985First Sting
World Wide Live
To Russia with Love and Other Savage Amusements
1991Crazy World Tour Live... Berlin 1991
2001Moment of Glory – Berliner Philharmoniker Live
Acoustica
2002A Savage Crazy World
2004Unbreakable World Tour 2004: One Night in Vienna
2007Live at Wacken Open Air 2006
2009Amazônia – Live in the Jungle
2011Live 2011: Get Your Sting & Blackout
2013MTV Unplugged – Live in Athens

Singles[edit]

TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
GER
[28]
AUS
[29]
AUT
[4]
CAN
[30]
FRA
[31]
NLD
[32]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[33]
UK
[10]
US
[12]
"I'm Going Mad" / "Action"1971Lonesome Crow
"In Trance"1975In Trance
"Speedy's Coming"Fly to the Rainbow
"Virgin Killer"1976Virgin Killer
"Pictured Life"1977
"He's a Woman – She's a Man"Taken by Force
"Sails of Charon" / "Steamrock Fever"1978
"All Night Long" (live)Tokyo Tapes
"Is There Anybody There?"197939Lovedrive
"Another Piece of Meat"
"Lovedrive"69
"Loving You Sunday Morning"
"Holiday"
"Make It Real"198072Animal Magnetism
"The Zoo"75
"Only a Man"
"Lady Starlight"
"Hey You"Non-album single
"No One Like You"198240496465Blackout
"Can't Live Without You"63
"Now!"
"When the Smoke Is Going Down"
"Rock You Like a Hurricane"1984377825Love at First Sting
"Still Loving You"1434364
"Big City Nights"76
"Coming Home"
"I'm Leaving You"
"Rhythm of Love"19885975Savage Amusement
"Believe in Love"
"Passion Rules the Game"198974
"Is There Anybody There?"Best of Rockers 'n' Ballads
"I Can't Explain"
"Holiday" (Remix)1990
"Tease Me, Please Me"Crazy World
"Don't Believe Her"77
"Wind of Change"199117110111124
"Send Me an Angel"58844142744
"Ветер Перемен (Wind of Change)" (Russian version)38Non-album singles
"Vientos De Cambio (Wind of Change)" (Spanish version)
"Hit Between the Eyes"1992Crazy World
"Still Loving You" (Remix)Still Loving You
"Living for Tomorrow" (live)
"Alien Nation"199327Face the Heat
"Under the Same Sun"9919
"Woman"
"No Pain No Gain"1994
"White Dove"19951820Live Bites
"In Trance"
"Edge of Time"Deadly Sting / Live Bites
"You and I"19962234233723Pure Instinct
"Wild Child"
"Does Anyone Know"81
"When You Came into My Life"97
"Where the River Flows"97
"Over the Top"1997Deadly Sting: The Mercury Years
"To Be No. 1"199955Eye II Eye
"Mysterious"
"10 Light Years Away"
"Eye to Eye"
"Aleyah"
"Moment of Glory"200067Moment of Glory
"Hurricane 2000"
"Here in My Heart"
"When Love Kills Love"2001Acoustica
"Love 'em or Leave 'Em"2004Unbreakable
"You Are the Champion" (with Michael Kleitman)92Non-album single
"Humanity"2007Humanity: Hour I
"The Game of Life"
"Love Will Keep Us Alive"
"Raised on Rock"2010Sting in the Tail
"The Good Die Young"
"Still Loving You"2011Comeblack
"Where the River Flows"2013MTV Unplugged – Live in Athens
"Rock You Like a Hurricane" (featuring Johannes Strate)2014
"We Built This House"Return to Forever
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Soundtrack[edit]

YearSongMovieDescription
1972"Lonesome Crow"Das Kalte ParadiesGerman anti-drugs film
1984"Still Lovng You"Corpo a CorpoBrazilian soap opera
1992"Hit Between the Eyes"FreejackStarring Anthony Hopkins, Rene Russo, Mick Jagger[34]
1992"Under the Same Sun"Under SiegeStarring Steven Seagal
1993"Under the Same Sun"Sonho MeuBrazilian soap opera
1996"Rock You Like a Hurricane"Race the SunStarring Halle Berry and James Belushi
1996"You and I" (Special Single Mix)Quem é Você?Brazilian soap opera
1999"Rock You Like a Hurricane"JawbreakerStarring Rose McGowan
2000"Rock You Like a Hurricane"Little NickyStarring Adam Sandler
2005/2010"Rock You Like a Hurricane" / "No One Like You"SupernaturalStarring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles
2007"Rock You Like a Hurricane"The Simpsons GameTrailer and game[35]
2007"No One Like You"Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80sGame
2007"Rock You Like a Hurricane"Guitar Hero III: Legends of RockGame
2007"Rock You Like a Hurricane"Knocked UpStarring Seth Rogen
2007"Wind of Change"In Search of a Midnight KissStarring Scoot McNairy
2007/2008"The Game of Life"Caminhos do CoraçãoBrazilian soap opera
2008"Animal Magnetism"The WrestlerStarring Mickey Rourke
2008"Rock You Like a Hurricane"Role ModelsStarring Seann William Scott
2009"Wind of Change"Gentlemen BroncosStarring Michael Angarano and Jemaine Clement
2010"The Sails of Charon"Gran Turismo 5Game[36]
2010"Rock You Like a Hurricane"Knight and DayStarring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz
2011"Hurricane 2000"Killer EliteIn the trailer. Starring Robert De Niro, Clive Owen and Jason Statham.
2012"No One Like You" / "Rock You Like a Hurricane"Rock of AgesStarring Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Åkerman, Mary J. Blige, Alec Baldwin, Tom Cruise and Bryan Cranston
2013"Rock You Like a Hurricane"Warm BodiesStarring Nicholas Hoult

Covers[edit]

YearSongAlbumDescriptionOriginal
1975"Fuchs geh' Voran" / "Wenn Es Richtig Losgeht""The Hunters" (single)Originally released as a single; German version of "Fox on the Run" and "Action"Sweet
1978"Kōjō no Tsuki"Tokyo TapesRecorded in Tokyo. Japanese song. Arrangements made by the bandRentarō Taki
"Hound Dog"Recorded in Tokyo. Medley with "Long Tall Sally"Big Mama Thornton
"Long Tall Sally"Recorded in Tokyo. Medley with "Hound Dog"Little Richard
1989"I Can't Explain"Best of Rockers 'n' BalladsThe Who
1990"In the Flesh?"The Wall – Live in BerlinOpening song of the show The Wall, hosted by Roger WatersPink Floyd
1992"Ave Maria No Morro""White Dove" (single)Herivelto Martins
"White Dove""White Dove" (single) / Live BitesEnglish version of the song Gyöngyhajú lány. Recorded in support of ONUOmega
1993"(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame"Face the HeatTaping for the show Elvis Presley Memory Concert Invited by Michael JacksonElvis Presley
2000"Here in My Heart"Moment of GloryTiffany
2001"Love of My Life"AcousticaRecorded in LisbonQueen
"Dust in the Wind"Kansas
"Drive"The Cars
2004"You Are the Champion""You Are the Champion" (single)Recorded by Scorpions and Michael Kleitmann in honor of Michael Schumacher winning his seventh F1 Formula One Championship.Queen
2014"Temple of the King"Ronnie James Dio This Is Your LifeRecorded in tribute to Ronnie James DioRainbow

References[edit]

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