Pat Benatar discography

This is the discography of American singer Pat Benatar. It consists of 12 studio albums, nine live albums, 27 compilation albums, 39 singles, and 34 music videos.

Pat Benatar discography
Studio albums12
Live albums12
Compilation albums27
Video albums7
Music videos36
Singles40
Tribute albums4

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

List of albums, with selected chart positions, sales, and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart position Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
FRA
[4]
GER
[5]
NED
[6]
NZ
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
In the Heat of the Night 12 25 3 20 8 98
Crimes of Passion
  • Release date: August 6, 1980
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, 8-track, cassette, CD
2 16 2 2 6 27
Precious Time
  • Release date: July 6, 1981
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, 8-track, cassette, CD
1 8 2 3 57 46 2 9 30
Get Nervous
  • Release date: October 29, 1982
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, Cassette, CD
4 15 16 14 15 18 73
Live from Earth
  • Release date: September 22, 1983
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, Cassette, CD
13 2 25 22 7 4 12 45 60
Tropico
  • Release date: November 1, 1984
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, Cassette, CD
14 9 21 16 26 23 7 19 21 31
Seven the Hard Way
  • Release date: October 30, 1985
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, Cassette, CD
26 19 36 42 2 33 69
Wide Awake in Dreamland
  • Release date: June 22, 1988
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, Cassette, CD
28 13 11 47 15 33 11
True Love
  • Release date: April 9, 1991
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, Cassette, CD
37 53 22 52 30 30 39 40
Gravity's Rainbow
  • Release date: May 24, 1993
  • Label: Chrysalis
  • Format: LP record, Cassette, CD
85 44
Innamorata 171
Go
  • Release date: August 12, 2003
  • Label: Bel Chiasso Records
  • Format: CD
187
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

CompilationsEdit

Year Album US
[1]
UK
[10]
AUS
[2]
NZ
[7]
Additional information
1974 Coxon's Army: Live from Sam Miller's Exchange Cafe Pat Benatar sings the following songs:

"Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" - written by Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern, "Respect" - written by Otis Redding, "If He Walked Into My Life" - written by Jerry Herman, "Medley: Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show/Yes We Can Can" - written by Neil Diamond / Allen Toussaint.

1984 Pat Benatar Hit Videos One-VHS tape featuring four music videos; also includes footage from the behind-the-scenes documentary, The Making of Love Is a Battlefield, later included on the DVD Choice Cuts: Pat Benatar - The Complete Video Collection. The complete video collection is an Easter egg.
1985 Pat Benatar in Concert One-VHS tape featuring live tracks from 1982, for an HBO special broadcast in 1983. Released on DVD in 1999 under the title Live from New Haven. The DVD is missing the final track "Little Paradise".
1987 Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection Collection featuring 12 music videos through 1987, including the unreleased "Painted Desert". Released on VHS and LaserDisc.
1989 Best Shots 67 6 19 5 Greatest hits compilation issued internationally (one-CD), 1987. Completely different release (one-CD) by same title issued in the US, 1989. US release re-issued in 2003 (one-CD/one-DVD) with the DVD Choice Cuts: Pat Benatar - The Complete Video Collection.
1994 All Fired Up: The Very Best of Pat Benatar 2 Two-CD compilation featuring remastered greatest hits, mostly edit versions. Last album released by Chrysalis Records. Issued in the UK with a different cover.
1996 Pat Benatar: Heartbreaker - Sixteen Classic Performances One-CD featuring hits, album and two unreleased live tracks.
Back to Back Hits: Blondie/Pat Benatar One-CD featuring five hits from both artists. Re-issued four more times with four different covers each time.
1998 Pat Benatar: Eight-Fifteen-Eighty One-CD featuring live tracks from 1980.
1999 Pat Benatar All-Time Greatest Hits Three-CD box set featuring hits, album and live tracks.
Synchronistic Wanderings: Recorded Anthology 1979-1999 Three-CD box set featuring hits, album tracks, soundtrack and previously unreleased rarities.
2000 Extended Versions: Pat Benatar - The Encore Collection One-CD featuring hits and album tracks from the King Biscuit Flower Hour.
2001 Best of Pat Benatar Volume 1 and Volume 2 Two CDs featuring hits and album tracks. Released both separately and together.
Pat Benatar/Neil Giraldo: Summer Vacation Tour Book DVD One-DVD featuring 15 live tracks including four new songs-originally released to fan club members with different packaging but same track listing.
Pat Benatar/Neil Giraldo: Summer Vacation Soundtrack One-CD 15-track live concert album featuring four new songs-originally released to fan club members with different packaging and additional tracks on two CDs.
2002 Classic Masters: Pat Benatar One-CD featuring remastered hits and album tracks.
2003 Choice Cuts: Pat Benatar - The Complete Video Collection One-DVD featuring 25 music videos plus four bonus tracks and an Easter egg. DVD sales of 10,000 +.[22]
From the Front Row...Live: Pat Benatar One DVD-audio disc playable on most DVD players featuring a collection of remastered live tracks.
2004 Best of Pat Benatar Volume 1 and Volume 2 Two CDs featuring hits and album tracks; previously released as two separate CDs. Re-issued in the 2008 "Green Series".
Pat Benatar Greatest Hits Live One-CD recorded live in Austin, Texas 1981, from the King Biscuit Flower Hour.
2005 Greatest Hits 47 26 One-CD 20-track comprehensive hit singles collection. Re-issued in 2007 (two CDs/one DVD) with the CD Live from Earth and the DVD Choice Cuts: Pat Benatar: The Complete Video Collection. Re-issued in the 2008 "Green Series". Re-issued 2010 in the Live Life Greener Merch Box (includes green bag).
2008 Ultimate Collection Two-CD compilation with 40 tracks, featuring an acoustic version of "Everytime I Fall Back" from an appearance on the soap opera The Young and the Restless; digital collection
2009 Pat Benatar Collector's Edition Three-CD compilation in a tin packaging released by Madacy Records
10 Great Songs 123 One-CD compilation
2013 Icons One-CD compilation
2014 The Best of Pat Benatar: 20th Century Masters/The Millennium Collection One-CD compilation
2015 35th Anniversary Tour (Live) One- and two-CD live compilation
2017 Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo: We Live For Love One-DVD live acoustic compilation

Worldwide compilationsEdit

Year Album US
[1]
NZ
[7]
Additional information
1987 Best Shots 67 5[23] One-CD greatest hits release
1994 Greatest Hits Canadian one-CD greatest hits release with 16 tracks. Polytel/EMI
Pat Benatar: The Very Best Of 2[24] One-CD greatest hits release. France 2× Gold
1996 Pat Benatar The Very Best of Volume 2 One-CD greatest hits release
1998 In the Heat of the Night/Tropico Two-CD remastered release
In the Heat of the Night/Crimes of Passion Two-CD remastered release
1999 Precious Time/Get Nervous Two-CD remastered release
Tropico/Seven the Hard Way Two-CD remastered release
Innamorata/Eight-Fifteen-Eighty Two-CD combination release
2001 Premium Gold Collection One-CD greatest hits release
The Collection One-CD greatest hits release
2002 The Divine One-CD greatest hits release
The Very Best Album Ever One-CD greatest hits release
In the Heat of the Night One-CD greatest hits live release
Concert Classics One-CD greatest hits live release
2004 Live from Earth/Wide Awake in Dreamland Two-CD remastered release
2008 Pat Benatar Live on Air DVD release in the PAL format of the 1983 US Festival, plus "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" and "Hell Is for Children" live from the TV series Fridays
Pat Benatar Live in America One-CD greatest hits live release, same track listing as Concert Classics
2009 Pat Benatar Essential One-CD greatest hits release
2010 True Love/Gravity's Rainbow Two-CD remastered release
2011 Best Shots/Wide Awake in Dreamland Two-CD remastered release
Pat Benatar Performance One-CD remastered release
2017 Pat Benatar: 5 Classic Albums Five-CD remastered release. Includes the albums In the Heat of the Night, Crimes of Passion, Get Nervous, Tropico and Wide Awake in Dreamland

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[25]
US Main
[26]
AUS
[2]
BEL (FLA)
[27]
CAN
[28]
FRA
[29]
NED
[30]
NZ
[31]
SWI
[32]
UK
[10]
1974 "Day Gig" b/w "Last Saturday" Non-album single
1979 "If You Think You Know How to Love Me" In the Heat of the Night
"Heartbreaker" 23 95 16 14
1980 "We Live for Love" 27 28 8 35 26
"I Need a Lover" 24 31
"Rated X" 28
"I'm Gonna Follow You" Crimes of Passion
"You Better Run" 42 31 55 42
"Hit Me with Your Best Shot" 9 33 10
"Treat Me Right" 18 31 12
1981 "Fire and Ice" 17 2 30 4 22 Precious Time
"Promises in the Dark" 38 16 31 16
1982 "Shadows of the Night" 13 3 29 12 13 32 50 Get Nervous
1983 "Little Too Late" 20 38
"Looking for a Stranger" 39 4
"Anxiety (Get Nervous)"
"Love Is a Battlefield" 5 1 1 1 2 61 1 6 11 17
  • RIAA: Gold[11]
  • BPI: Silver
  • MC: Gold
Live from Earth
"Lipstick Lies"
1984 "We Belong"[A] 5 3 7 16 8 72 13 7 5 22
  • MC: Gold
Tropico
"Painted Desert"
1985 "Ooh Ooh Song" 36 22 78 89 41
"Temporary Heroes"
"Invincible" 10 4 23 9 6 94 18 15 53 Seven the Hard Way
"Sex as a Weapon" 28 5 33 30 70 26 67
1986 "Le Bel Age" 54 19 86
1988 "All Fired Up" 19 2 2 8 20 19 Wide Awake in Dreamland
"Don't Walk Away" 44 61 48 42
"Let's Stay Together"
1989 "One Love" 59
1991 "True Love" 21 True Love
"Payin' the Cost to Be the Boss" 17
"So Long"
1993 "Somebody's Baby" 90 41 36 48 Gravity's Rainbow
"Everybody Lay Down" 3 50
"Crazy"
1997 "Strawberry Wine (Life Is Sweet)" Innamorata
"At This Time"
"Papa's Roses"
2003 "Have It All" Go
"Go"
"Sorry"
2015 "Promises in the Dark" (Live) 35th Anniversary Tour (Live)
"One December Night" Non-album singles
2017 "Shine"
"Dancing Through the Wreckage"[B] Served Like a Girl Soundtrack
2020 "Together" Non-album single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes

  • ^ "We Belong" also peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
  • ^ "Dancing Through the Wreckage" peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. It is her first song to chart there since "We Belong" in 1984.

Other charted songs, B-sides, soundtracksEdit

Year Song Peak positions Album
US AC
[33]
US Main
[26]
1981 "Take It Anyway You Want It" 32 Precious Time
"Just Like Me" 15 Precious Time
1982 "The Victim" 23 Get Nervous
1984 "Here's My Heart" Metropolis Soundtrack
"Diamond Field" 20 Tropico
1987 "Sometimes the Good Guys Finish First" The Secret of My Success Soundtrack
1988 "Jimmy Says" Free to Be a Family
1993 "Temptation" B-side of "Somebody's Baby"
1997 "Cry for Love" Promo single; B-side of "Strawberry Wine (Life Is Sweet)"
1998 "Love Is a Battlefield" (with Queen Latifah) Small Soldiers Soundtrack
2001 "Christmas in America" 22 Go
2000 "Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades" Disney's An Extremely Goofy Movie Dance Party!
2013 "Passion" Jello Fruit commercial
2017 "Dancing Through The Wreckage" 22 Served Like a Girl Soundtrack

Music videosEdit

Year Video Information
1975 "Coxon's Army" Unreleased PBS special
1980 "You Better Run" Second video shown on MTV
"I'm Gonna Follow You"
1981 "Fire and Ice"
"Promises in the Dark"
"Precious Time"
1982 "Shadows of the Night"
"Anxiety (Get Nervous)"
"Little Too Late"
1983 "Love Is a Battlefield" Nominated for MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video
"Lipstick Lies"
"Rappin' Rodney" Guest star; Rodney Dangerfield video
1984 "Painted Desert" Unreleased until 1986
"We Belong"
"Ooh Ooh Song"
1985 "Invincible" Theme from The Legend of Billie Jean
"Sex as a Weapon" Nominated for MTV Video Music Award for Most Experimental Video
"Le Bel Age" Two versions, one with Richard Belzer
"Sun City" Guest star; Artists United Against Apartheid video
1988 "All Fired Up"
"Don't Walk Away"
"Let's Stay Together"
1989 "One Love" Released for Best Shots
1991 "True Love"
"So Long"
"Yakety Yak" Guest star; charity single
1993 "Somebody's Baby"
"Everytime I Fall Back" Unreleased
1997 "Strawberry Wine"
2001 "Christmas in America"
2003 "Have It All" Unreleased compilation video
2015 "Promises in the Dark" Live video from 35th Anniversary Tour (Live)
"Love Is a Battlefield" Live video from 35th Anniversary Tour (Live)
2017 "Shine" In support of the Shine Together Movement
"Dancing Through the Wreckage" From Served Like a Girl Soundtrack
2020 "Together" COVID-themed video

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