Album artist 97 - Simply Red

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Simply Red Region Profile

Simply Red Chart Profile

This page lists the album chart runs of Simply Red. A list of songs by Simply Red can be found here. The albums are listed with the most widely successful first.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Simply Red A New Flame 1989 UK 1 - Feb 1989 (90 weeks), Europe num 1 for 4 weeks - Mar 1989, Switzerland 1 - Feb 1989 (33 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 7 - Jun 1989, UK 7 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1995), Germany 2 - Feb 1989 (30 weeks), Austria 2 - Mar 1989 (12 months), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1989), Norway 4 - Mar 1989 (27 weeks), Sweden 4 - Feb 1989 (30 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1989), Italy 5 of 1989, France (InfoDisc) 8 of 1989 (peak 2, 58 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 10 of 1989, Holland free40 21 of 1989, Billboard 22 - Mar 1989 (39 weeks), Global 153 - 7 M claimed, Xgau rating C+ (1988)
2 Simply Red Stars 1991 UK 1 - Oct 1991 (134 weeks), Europe num 1 for 1 week - Apr 1992, UK 12 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1995), Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1992), Germany 2 - Oct 1991 (32 weeks), Austria 2 - Oct 1991 (10 months), Switzerland 2 - Oct 1991 (33 weeks), Mercury prize 1992 (Nominated), US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1992), Sweden 7 - Oct 1991 (29 weeks), Italy 7 of 1991, Norway 11 - Oct 1991 (9 weeks), UK 11 of all time (3.4 M claimed) (1991), UK all time album 14 (1991), Australia (ARIA) 20 of 1992, France (InfoDisc) 22 of 1991 (peak 6, 46 weeks), Guiness 50, Billboard 76 - Oct 1991 (43 weeks), Global 103 - 10 M claimed, Acclaimed 1611 (1991)
3 Simply Red Simply Red's Greatest Hits 1996 UK 1 - Oct 1996 (44 weeks), Europe num 1 for 3 weeks - Nov 1996, Austria 1 - Oct 1996 (5 months), New Zealand 1 for 2 - Nov 1996, UK 6 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 2004), Europe 3 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2002), Germany 2 - Oct 1996 (8 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2002), Sweden 3 - Oct 1996 (19 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Oct 1996 (16 weeks), Norway 8 - Oct 1996 (10 weeks), Italy 17 of 1996, Australia (ARIA) 32 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 56 of 1996 (peak 2, 17 weeks), Billboard 116 - Nov 1996 (5 weeks)
4 Simply Red Life 1995 UK 1 - Oct 1995 (47 weeks), Germany 1 for 3 weeks - Nov 1995, Germany 1 - Oct 1995 (17 weeks), Europe num 1 for 3 weeks - Nov 1995, Austria 1 - Oct 1995 (4 months), Switzerland 1 - Oct 1995 (19 weeks), UK 5 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1997), Europe 3 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Sweden 2 - Oct 1995 (16 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1995), France Gold (certified by SNEP Jan 1996), Norway 11 - Oct 1995 (16 weeks), Italy 30 of 1995, Australia (ARIA) 41 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 55 of 1995 (peak 7, 18 weeks), Billboard 75 - Nov 1995 (13 weeks)
5 Simply Red Picture Book 1985 UK 5 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), UK 2 - Oct 1985 (135 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1990), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1995), Germany 8 - Mar 1986 (37 weeks), Austria 10 - Sep 1986 (3 months), Switzerland 12 - Nov 1985 (26 weeks), Holland free40 13 of 1985, France Best 14 of 1985, Billboard 16 - Apr 1986 (59 weeks), Australia (Kent) 16 of 1986 (peak 6), Italy 25 of 1986, Sweden 26 - Aug 1986 (6 weeks), Global 164 - 6 M claimed, Acclaimed 2601 (1985), RYM 137 of 1985, Xgau rating B+ (1986)
6 Simply Red Blue 1998 UK 1 - May 1998 (25 weeks), Germany 1 for 1 week - Jun 1998, Germany 1 - Jun 1998 (11 weeks), Europe num 1 for 3 weeks - Jun 1998, Austria 1 - May 1998 (5 months), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1998), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1998), Switzerland 3 - May 1998 (13 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1998), Sweden 5 - May 1998 (5 weeks), Norway 17 - Jun 1998 (7 weeks), Italy 38 of 1998, Billboard 145 - Jun 1998 (3 weeks)
7 Simply Red Men & Women 1987 Switzerland 1 - Mar 1987 (17 weeks), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1995), UK 2 - Mar 1987 (63 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1996), Germany 3 - Mar 1987 (14 weeks), Austria 3 - Apr 1987 (7 months), Sweden 4 - Mar 1987 (21 weeks), France Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Norway 6 - Mar 1987 (7 weeks), Italy 6 of 1987, Australia (Kent) 8 of 1987 (peak 5), Billboard 31 - Mar 1987 (26 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 36 of 1987 (peak 10, 18 weeks), Xgau rating B (1987)
8 Simply Red Home 2003 UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 2004), UK 2 - Apr 2003 (32 weeks), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2003), Italy 3 of 2003, France Gold (certified by SNEP Dec 2003), Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Mar 2004), Germany 5 - Apr 2003 (22 weeks), Switzerland 6 - Apr 2003 (26 weeks), Austria 12 - Apr 2003 (3 months), Sweden 40 - Apr 2003 (1 week), Billboard 187 - Feb 2004 (3 weeks)
9 Simply Red Love & The Russian Winter 1999 Germany 2 - Nov 1999 (3 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1999), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1999), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1999), Austria 3 - Nov 1999 (3 months), UK 6 - Nov 1999 (11 weeks), Switzerland 8 - Nov 1999 (6 weeks), Sweden 31 - Nov 1999 (1 week)
10 Simply Red Stay 2007 UK 4 - Mar 2007 (14 weeks), Germany 4 - Mar 2007 (3 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 2007), Switzerland 5 - Mar 2007 (12 weeks), Austria 6 - Mar 2007 (3 months), Italy 47 of 2007, Billboard 156 - May 2007 (1 week)
11 Simply Red Simplified 2005 Austria 2 - Nov 2005 (3 months), UK 3 - Oct 2005 (9 weeks), Switzerland 3 - Oct 2005 (10 weeks), Germany 4 - Oct 2005 (3 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 2005), Italy 60 of 2005
12 Simply Red It's Only Love 2000 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 2000), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 2000), Austria 7 - Dec 2000 (2 months), Norway 19 - Jan 2001 (9 weeks), Sweden 19 - Jan 2001 (6 weeks), UK 27 - Nov 2000 (6 weeks), Switzerland 32 - Nov 2000 (6 weeks)
13 Simply Red 25 - The Greatest Hits 2008 UK 9 - Nov 2008 (47 weeks), Switzerland 22 - Nov 2008 (17 weeks), Austria 34 - Nov 2008 (1 month)
14 Simply Red Live At The Sydney Opera House 2011 Germany 13 - Jun 2011 (1 week)
15 Simply Red The Very Best Of 2003 Switzerland 28 - May 2003 (4 weeks), Austria 37 - May 2003 (1 month)
16 Simply Red Songs Of Love 2010 UK 12 - Mar 2010 (9 weeks)
17 Simply Red Stars - Collector's Edition 2008 UK 31 - Mar 2008 (3 weeks)

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21 Sep 2016

Double Listing - Greatest Hits

#5 & #15 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


26 Feb 2015

Triple Listing - Greatest Hits

#7 & #13 & #14 are all the same.

Data fixed, thanks