Album artist 157 - Tom Waits

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Tom Waits Chart Profile

This page lists the album chart runs of Tom Waits. The albums are listed with the most widely successful first.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Tom Waits Rain Dogs 1985 BEA 1 of 1985, Sweden 5 - Oct 1985 (16 weeks), Holland free40 6 of 1985, Norway 12 - Oct 1985 (5 weeks), France Best 12 of 1985, UK 29 - Oct 1985 (5 weeks), Acclaimed 123 (1985), WXPN 169 (1985), Billboard 188 - Nov 1985 (5 weeks), WTMD 248, Rolling Stone 397, RYM 1 of 1985, KEXP 63, Xgau rating B+ (1985)
2 Tom Waits Mule Variations 1999 Norway 1 - Apr 1999 (13 weeks), Germany 4 - May 1999 (5 weeks), Switzerland 7 - May 1999 (6 weeks), Sweden 7 - Apr 1999 (6 weeks), UK 9 - May 1999 (3 weeks), Austria 11 - May 1999 (3 months), Holland free40 16 of 1999, Billboard 30 - May 1999 (9 weeks), Italy 76 of 1999, WTMD 303, Rolling Stone 416, Acclaimed 487 (1999), WXPN 544 (1999), RYM 36 of 1999, KEXP 153
3 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones 1983 BEA 6 of 1983, Holland free40 10 of 1983, Melody Maker 14 of 1983, Norway 18 - Jan 1984 (1 week), German RS100 61, UK 62 - Oct 1983 (3 weeks), Acclaimed 104 (1983), Billboard 167 - Oct 1983 (7 weeks), RYM 1 of 1983, KEXP 354, Xgau rating A- (1983)
4 Tom Waits Franks Wild Years 1987 France Best 8 of 1987, Norway 13 - Sep 1987 (3 weeks), Switzerland 14 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), Sweden 17 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), Melody Maker 17 of 1987, UK 20 - Sep 1987 (5 weeks), Austria 25 - Oct 1987 (2 months), Billboard 115 - Sep 1987 (10 weeks), Acclaimed 1464 (1987), RYM 23 of 1987, KEXP 893, Xgau rating B (1987)
5 Tom Waits Orphans, Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards 2006 Norway 4 - Nov 2006 (8 weeks), US (Sup) Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 2009), Sweden 6 - Nov 2006 (3 weeks), Austria 15 - Dec 2006 (1 month), Switzerland 22 - Dec 2006 (7 weeks), UK 49 - Dec 2006 (1 week), Billboard 74 - Dec 2006 (8 weeks), Acclaimed 722 (2006), RYM 1 of 2006, KEXP 497
6 Tom Waits Bone Machine 1992 Norway 15 - Sep 1992 (3 weeks), Switzerland 21 - Oct 1992 (4 weeks), UK 26 - Sep 1992 (3 weeks), Austria 27 - Oct 1992 (2 months), Sweden 38 - Sep 1992 (2 weeks), Billboard 176 - Sep 1992 (3 weeks), WTMD 510, Acclaimed 582 (1992), RYM 5 of 1992, KEXP 206
7 Tom Waits Alice 2002 Norway 3 - May 2002 (9 weeks), Austria 6 - May 2002 (2 months), Germany 10 - May 2002 (1 week), Sweden 13 - May 2002 (3 weeks), UK 20 - May 2002 (1 week), Switzerland 24 - May 2002 (2 weeks), Billboard 33 - May 2002 (6 weeks), Holland free40 64 of 2002, Acclaimed 1504 (2002), RYM 18 of 2002, KEXP 433
8 Tom Waits Real Gone 2004 Norway 2 - Oct 2004 (11 weeks), Sweden 9 - Oct 2004 (3 weeks), UK 16 - Oct 2004 (2 weeks), Switzerland 16 - Oct 2004 (3 weeks), Holland free40 21 of 2004, Billboard 28 - Oct 2004 (6 weeks), Austria 33 - Nov 2004 (1 month), Acclaimed 717 (2004), RYM 100 of 2004, KEXP 536
9 Tom Waits Bad As Me 2011 Acclaim Year 5 of 2011, Billboard 6 - Nov 2011 (11 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Germany 7 - Nov 2011 (1 week), UK 10 - Nov 2011 (4 weeks), RYM 2 of 2011
10 Tom Waits Blood Money 2002 Norway 4 - May 2002 (12 weeks), Austria 7 - May 2002 (2 months), Germany 9 - May 2002 (1 week), Sweden 12 - May 2002 (4 weeks), Switzerland 25 - May 2002 (3 weeks), Billboard 32 - May 2002 (6 weeks), Holland free40 65 of 2002, Acclaimed 2716 (2002), RYM 87 of 2002
11 Tom Waits Small Change 1976 D.Marsh 26 of 1976, Billboard 89 - Nov 1976 (5 weeks), WXPN 277 (1976), WTMD 643, Acclaimed 2160 (1976), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), RYM 21 of 1976, KEXP 421, Xgau rating B- (1976)
12 Tom Waits Closing Time 1973 Belgium 28 of all time (1973), WXPN 187 (1973), WTMD 370, Acclaimed 1451 (1973), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), RYM 45 of 1973, WFUV 69, Xgau rating B+ (1973)
13 Tom Waits Glitter and Doom Live 2009 Norway 5 - Dec 2009 (4 weeks), Switzerland 47 - Dec 2009 (3 weeks), Billboard 63 - Dec 2009 (5 weeks), UK 76 - Dec 2009 (1 week), RYM 4 of 2009
14 Tom Waits Big Time 1988 Sweden 36 - Oct 1988 (2 weeks), UK 84 - Oct 1988 (1 week), Italy 92 of 1988, Billboard 152 - Oct 1988 (5 weeks), RYM 156 of 1988, Xgau rating B (1988)
15 Tom Waits Blue Valentine 1978 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), Billboard 181 - Nov 1978 (4 weeks), Acclaimed 1798 (1978), RYM 55 of 1978, Xgau rating B (1978)
16 Tom Waits The Heart of Saturday Night 1974 WTMD 217, WXPN 242 (1974), Rolling Stone 339, Acclaimed 2453 (1974), RYM 75 of 1974, KEXP 255, Xgau rating C+ (1974)
17 Tom Waits Heartattack & Vine 1980 Billboard 96 - Oct 1980 (10 weeks), Acclaimed 2595 (1980), RYM 99 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
18 Tom Waits The Black Rider 1993 UK 47 - Nov 1993 (2 weeks), Billboard 130 - Nov 1993 (2 weeks), RYM 192 of 1993
19 Tom Waits Nighthawks at the Diner 1975 Billboard 164 - Nov 1975 (6 weeks), WXPN 619 (1976), RYM 67 of 1975, Xgau rating B (1975)
20 Tom Waits Foreign Affair 1977 Billboard 113 - Oct 1977 (8 weeks), RYM 179 of 1977, Xgau rating B (1977)
21 Tom Waits Asylum Years 1984 Norway 40 - Nov 1999 (1 week), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Mar 1996)
22 Tom Waits Beautiful maladies the Island years 1998 Norway 18 - Jul 1998 (7 weeks), UK 63 - Jun 1998 (1 week)
23 Tom Waits Used Songs (1973-1980) 2002 Norway 18 - May 2002 (9 weeks)
24 Tom Waits One From the Heart 1982 RYM 174 of 1982

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19 Sep 2016

(2) Double Listings

#16 & #20 are the same (Glitter And Doom: Live). Also #23 & 25 (Foreign Affairs).

Data fixed, thanks


22 Jan 2015

Double Listing - Orphans, +Brawlers

#11 & #17 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks