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Vangelis discography

Vangelis (born March 29, 1943) is a Greek composer and performer. He gained wide popularity after composing soundtracks to Chariots of Fire (1981) and Blade Runner (1982).[1]

Studio albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
U.S. UK AT DE CH NL SW FR IT POR GRE
1972 Fais que ton rêve soit plus long que la nuit (lit. "Make Your Dream Last Longer Than the Night")
1973 Earth
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Vertigo, # 6499 693 (LP)
  • Format: CD in 1996
1975 Heaven and Hell
  • Released: 1975
  • Label: RCA (original) / Windham Hill (reissue)
  • Format: LP album
204 31
1976 Albedo 0.39
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: Windham Hill RCA (LP) # 3017
  • Format: LP album
18
1977 Spiral
  • Released: 1977
  • Label: RCA #3022 (LP)
  • Format: LP album
1978 Beaubourg
  • Released: 1978
  • Label: Windham Hill RCA (LP) # INTS 5158
  • Format: LP album
1979 China
  • Released: 1979
  • Label: Polydor (LP) POLD 5018(CS) 813653-4
  • Format: LP album
1980 See You Later
1984 Soil Festivities 55
1985 Mask 69
1985 Invisible Connections
1988 Direct
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Artista
  • Format: LP album
33
1990 The City
1995 Voices 58 6 24 7 36 50 1
1996 Oceanic 22 87 37 98 60 29 18 1
1998 El Greco 74 66
2001 Mythodea: Music for the NASA Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey 46 75 2 1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or receive certification.

Score albums

Limited releases

  • (1984) Silent Portraits - LP album included in a book of portraits - print run: 600
  • (1995) Foros Timis Ston Greco - CD album included in a book about Greek painter El Greco - print run: 3,000; later expanded and put in general release as El Greco
  • (2004) Ithaca - one-track CD-single, with a Cavafy poem read by Sean Connery, included in the book A Journey in Colour with paintings of Sean Connery's wife, Micheline Roquebrune Connery - print run: 3,000

Collaboration albums

Compilation albums

  • (1978) The Best of Vangelis
  • (1982) To The Unknown Man Vol. 1
  • (1982) To The Unknown Man Vol. 2
  • (1984) The Best of Jon & Vangelis - Jon & Vangelis
  • (1989) Themes, with unreleased tracks
  • (1994) Chronicles - Jon & Vangelis
  • (1995) Best in Space
  • (1995) Mundo Magico de Vangelis
  • (1995) Themes II (unofficial release)
  • (1996) gift [1996.07.20]
  • (1996) Portraits (So Long Ago, So Clear), with unreleased tracks
  • (1997) The Best of Vangelis
  • (2000) Reprise 1990-1999, with unreleased tracks
  • (2002) Cosmos
  • (2003) Odyssey: The Definitive Collection, with unreleased tracks
  • (2012) The Collection
  • (2013) Light & Shadow : The Best of (Vangelis) [2013.07.12 Japan] [2013.07.19 Korea] [2013.07.25 UK]

Unofficial albums

Strictly not bootleg recordings as they appeared on a label, but they were released without Vangelis' permission and were later withdrawn from the market.

  • (1978) Hypothesis (alt. Visions of the Future)
  • (1978) The Dragon

EPs/Singles

  • (1968) The Clock / Our Love Sleeps on the Water
  • (1976) So Long Ago, So Clear / Heaven and Hell Theme
  • (1976) Pulstar / Alpha
  • (1978) To the Unknown Man / To the Unknown Man 2
  • (1979) The Long March / The Long March 2
  • (1980) Don't Be Foolish / Doesn't Matter - Peter Marsh
  • (1980) My Love / Domestic Logic One
  • (1981) Chariots of Fire: Titles / Eric's Theme
  • (1981) Cosmos Theme (Heaven and Hell) / Alpha
  • (1988) Will of the Wind / Intergalactic Radio Station / Metallic Rain
  • (1991) Wisdom Chain / Page of Life / Sing with Your Eyes - Jon & Vangelis
  • (1992) Conquest of Paradise / Moxica and the Horse
  • (1992) Conquest of Paradise / Moxica and the Horse / Line Open / Landscape
  • (1992) In London - Neuronium & Vangelis
  • (1993) 28th Parallel / West Across the Ocean Sea
  • (1995) Voices / Voices 2
  • (1995) Voices / Voices 2 / Voices 3
  • (1996) Ask the Mountains / Slow Piece - Vangelis with Stina Nordenstam
  • (1996) A Separate Affair (EP) - Neuronium & Vangelis - remixes of In London; remastered and re-released in 2002.
  • (1996) Sauvage et Beau / Himalaya / La Petite Fille de la mer / I'll Find My Way Home (EP)
  • (1997) March with Me / Like a Dream - Montserrat Caballé and Vangelis
  • (2001) Mythodea Special Edit (CD-Single)
  • (2002) "in varied editions

Others (with pseudonyms)

  • (1971) Astral Abuse/Who Killed, as Alpha Beta.
  • (1974) Who/Sad Face, as Odyssey.
  • (1978) Red Square, as Richard Broadbaker - Mama O'.

Unreleased works

References

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