The Moody Blues discography

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The Moody Blues discography
Releases
Studio albums16
Live albums6
Compilation albums17
EPs4
Singles26
 
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The Moody Blues discography
Releases
Studio albums16
Live albums6
Compilation albums17
EPs4
Singles26

The following is the discography of the English symphonic and progressive rock band The Moody Blues.

Studio albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsUK
[1]
AU
[2]
CA
[3]
GE
[4]
NL
[5]
NZ
[6]
NO
[7]
SE
[8]
US
[9]
Certifications
1965The Magnificent Moodies
  • Released: 22 July
  • Label: Decca (LK 4711)
  • Format: mono LP
  • Released in US as Go Now - The Moody Blues #1
1967Days of Future Passed
  • Released: 10 November
  • Label: Deram (SML 707)
  • Format: stereo LP
271033Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1968In Search of the Lost Chord
  • Released: 26 July
  • Label: Deram (SML 711)
  • Format: stereo LP
5373023Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1969On the Threshold of a Dream
  • Released: 25 April
  • Label: Deram (SML 1035)
  • Format: stereo LP
126371220Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]UK:Silver[12]
To Our Children's Children's Children
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: Threshold (THS 1)
  • Format: stereo LP
21114Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1970A Question of Balance
  • Released: 7 August
  • Label: Threshold (THS 3)
  • Format: stereo LP
123853Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1971Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
  • Released: 23 July
  • Label: Threshold (THS 5)
  • Format: stereo LP
15244652Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1972Seventh Sojourn
  • Released: 17 November
  • Label: Threshold (THS 7)
  • Format: stereo LP
521387101Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1978Octave
  • Released: 9 June
  • Label: Decca (TXS 129)
  • Format: stereo LP
691571491213UK: Gold[13]
Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1981Long Distance Voyager
  • Released: 15 May
  • Label: Threshold (TXS 139)
  • Format: stereo LP
7712816812461UK: Silver[13]
Canada: 3x Multi-Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1983The Present
  • Released: 28 August
  • Label: Threshold (TXS 140)
  • Format: stereo LP
1511332626143526Canada: Gold[10]
1986The Other Side of Life
  • Released: 6 April
  • Label: Threshold/Polydor (POLD 5190)
  • Format: stereo LP
24344656659Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Platinum[11]
1988Sur la Mer
  • Released: 6 June
  • Label: Polydor (POLH 43/835 756-2)
  • Format: LP/CD
21353538Canada: Gold[10]
1991Keys of the Kingdom
  • Released: 25 June
  • Label: Threshold/Polydor (849 558-1/2)
  • Format: LP/CD
54296794
1999Strange Times
  • Released: 17 August
  • Label: Polydor (153 565-2)
  • Format: CD
19A93
2003December
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsUK
[1]
CA
[3]
US
[9]
Certifications
1974This Is The Moody Blues
  • Released: 8 October
  • Label: Threshold (MB 1/2)
  • Format: double LP
14211UK: Gold[13]
Canada: Platinum[10]
US: Gold[11]
1978The Great Moody Blues
  • Label: Deram
  • Format: double LP
1979Out of This World
  • Released: 22 October
  • Label: K-tel (NE 1051)
  • Format: LP
15UK: Gold[13]
1981Eternity in an Hour: A Collection of the Best of The Moody Blues
  • Released:
  • Label: Threshold
  • Format: LP
1984Voices in The Sky: The Best of The Moody Blues
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: Threshold/Decca (820 155-1/2)
  • Format: LP/CD
91132
1987Prelude
  • Released: 26 October
  • Label: London
1989Greatest Hits
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: Polydor
71113
1990The Story of the Moody Blues – Legend of a Band
  • Released: 21 November
  • Label: Polydor (840 659-1/2)
  • Format: LP/CD
US: Gold[11]
1994Time Traveller
  • Released: 27 September
  • Label: Polydor (31451 6436-2)
  • Format: CD box set
US: Gold[11]
1996The Very Best of The Moody Blues
  • Released: 23 September
  • Label: PolyGram TV (535 800-2)
  • Format: CD
  • Later released as The Best of The Moody Blues
13UK: Platinum[13]
1997The Best of The Moody Blues
  • Released: 28 January
  • Label: Polydor
  • Format: CD
1998Anthology
  • Released: 20 October
  • Label: Polydor
  • Format: double CD
1999Classic Moody Blues: The Universal Masters Collection
  • Released: 27 December
  • Label: Universal International
  • Format: CD
2000The Best of The Moody Blues: 20th Century Masters
– The Millennium Collection
  • Released: 7 March
  • Label: PolyGram (541139)
  • Format: CD
2001The Singles+
  • Released: 6 February
  • Label: BR Music
  • Format: double CD
2003Say It With Love
  • Released: 14 January
  • Label: Polydor (068201)
  • Format: CD
2003Ballads
  • Released: 30 December
  • Label: UMVD (9811954)
  • Format: CD
2005Gold
  • Released: 1 March
  • Label: Polydor (B0004041-02)
  • Format: double CD
2006An Introduction to The Moody Blues
  • Released: 29 August
  • Label: Fuel (604)
  • Format: CD
2007Collected
  • Released: 27 February
  • Label: Universal (B0984646-02)
  • Format: CD box set
2008Playlist Plus
  • Released: 29 April
  • Label: Polydor (B0010660-02)
  • Format: CD box set
2011Icon
  • Released 11 August
  • Label: Polydor (B0010660-02)
  • Format: double CD
2013Timeless Flight
  • Released: 3 June
  • Label: Threshold (B0010660-02)
  • Format: CD box set
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year1Album detailsUS
[9]
Certifications
1977Caught Live + 5
  • Released: 30 April
  • Label: Threshold (MB 3/4)
  • Format: double LP
26
1993A Night at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra
  • Released: 9 March
  • Label: Polydor (314 517 977-2/4)
  • Format: CD/Cassette
93US: Gold[11]
2000Hall of Fame
  • Released: 8 August
  • Label: Ark 21 (810059)
  • Format: CD
185
2005Lovely to See You: Live
2007Live at the BBC: 1967–1970
  • Released: 26 March
  • Label: Polydor (9847202)
  • Format: double CD
2008Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970
  • Released: 6 July
  • Label: Eagle (EAGCD 380)
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Video albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsCertifications
1990The Story of The Moody Blues: Legend of a Band
  • Label: PolyGram Video (082 775)
  • Format: VHS
1993A Night at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra
  • Released: 16 March
  • Label: polyGram Video (086 761)
  • Format: VHS
US: Gold[11]
2000Hall of Fame – Live at the Royal Albert HallAU: Platinum[14]

Singles[edit]

YearTitleUK
[1]
AU
CA
[3]
NL
[5]
US
Hot

[15]
US
AC

[15]
US
MR

[15]
Album
1964"Steal Your Heart Away"
b/w "Loose Your Money (But Don't Loose Your Mind)"
Non-album tracks
"Go Now"
b/w "It's Easy Child" (Non-album track in UK)
11221010The Magnificent Moodies (UK)
Go Now -- The Moody Blues #1 (US)
"Go Now"
b/w "Lose Your Money" (Non-album track)
1965"I Don't Want To Go On Without You"
b/w "Time Is On My Side" (Non-album track in UK and US)
33Non-album tracks in UK
Go Now -- The Moody Blues #1 (US)
"From the Bottom of My Heart (I Love You)"
b/w "And My Baby's Gone"
222393
"Everyday"
b/w "You Don't"
44Non-album tracks
1966"Stop!"
b/w "Bye Bye Bird" (from US Go Now album)
8898The Magnificent Moodies (Both sides in UK)
Non-album A-side in US
"This Is My House (but Nobody Calls)"
b/w "Boulevard De La Madeleine"
119Non-album tracks
1967"Life's Not Life"
b/w "He Can Win"
"Fly Me High"
b/w "I Really Haven't Got The Time"
"Love and Beauty"
b/w "Leave This Man Alone"
"Nights in White Satin"B
b/w "Cities" (Non-album track)
98112Days of Future Passed
1968"Tuesday Afternoon"
b/w "Another Morning"
1224
"Voices in the Sky"
b/w "Dr. Livingstone, I Presume"
27In Search of the Lost Chord
"Ride My See-Saw"
b/w "Voices In The Sky"
42331261
1969"Never Comes the Day"
b/w "So Deep Within You"
7491On the Threshold of a Dream
"Watching and Waiting"
b/w "Out and In"
To Our Children's Children's Children
1970"Question"
b/w "Candle Of Life" (from To Our Children's Children's Children)
2368121A Question of Balance
1971"The Story in Your Eyes"
b/w "My Song" (UK)
"Melancholy Man" (US, from A Question Of Balance)
6871123Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
1972"Isn't Life Strange"
b/w "After You Came" (from Every Good Boy Deserves Favour)
1339929Seventh Sojourn
1973"I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)"
b/w "For My Lady"
3639172412
1978"Steppin' in a Slide Zone"
b/w "I'll Be Level With You"
784139Octave
"Driftwood"
b/w "I'm Your Man"
6059
1981"Gemini Dream"
b/w "Painted Smile"
3611213Long Distance Voyager
"The Voice"
b/w "22,000 Days"
91946151
"Talking Out of Turn"
b/w "Veteran Cosmic Rocker"
2765
1983"Blue World
b/w "Going Nowhere" (UK), "Sorry" (US)
35406232The Present
"Sitting at the Wheel"
b/w "Sorry" (UK), "Going Nowhere" (US)
18273
1984"Running Water"
b/w "Under My Feet"
1986"Your Wildest Dreams"
b/w "Talkin' Talkin'"
2055912The Other Side of Life
"The Other Side of Life"
b/w "The Spirit"
80581811
1988"I Know You're Out There Somewhere"
b/w "Miracle"
5237153092Sur la Mer
"No More Lies"
b/w "River Of Endless Love"
15
1991"Say It With Love"
b/w "Lean On Me (Tonight)"
3622Keys of the Kingdom
"Bless the Wings (That Bring You Back)"
1999"English Sunset"Strange Times
2003"December Snow"December
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes[edit]

A.^ Strange Times charted in the UK combined with The Very Best of The Moody Blues.
B.^ The peak positions for "Nights in White Satin" are from the single's 1972 reissue, except for the Dutch chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Artist Chart History: Moody Blues". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Go-Set Magazine Charts: Australian Top 40 Singles and Album Charts 1966–1974". Pop Archives. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "RPM Search Engine" (PHP). Library and Archives Canada. 31 March 2004. 
  4. ^ "Moody Blues Search Results" (ASP). Media Control Charts (in German). Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "The Moody Blues" (ASP). Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "The Moody Blues" (ASP). New Zealand Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Artist Info: The Moody Blues". VG-lista. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "The Moody Blues" (ASP). Swedish Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  9. ^ a b c "The Moody Blues: Charts & Awards – Billboard Albums". United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Gold & Platinum Database Results" (ASPX). Music Canada. Retrieved 12 July 2011. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database" (PHP). Recording Industry Association of America. 
  12. ^ http://www.bpi.co.uk/certified-awards.aspx
  13. ^ a b c d e "Certified Awards Search" (ASPX). British Phonographic Industry. 
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 DVD". ARIA Charts. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  15. ^ a b c "The Moody Blues: Charts & Awards – Billboard Singles". United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 14 June 2011.