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Def Leppard discography


Studio albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK AUS AUT CAN FIN FRA GER IRE NLD NOR NZ SWE SWI US
1980 On Through the Night

  • Released: 14 March 1980
  • Label: Mercury (MR #234321)
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
15 98 51 US: Platinum
CAN: Platinum
1981 High ‘n’ Dry

  • Released: 11 June 1981
  • Label: Mercury (MR #818836-2)
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
26 31 38 US: 2× Multi-Platinum
CAN: Platinum
1983 Pyromania

  • Released: 20 January 1983
  • Label: Mercury (MR #810308-2)
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
18 70 4 26 23 2 UK: Silver
US:Diamond
CAN: 7× Platinum
1987 Hysteria

  • Released: 3 August 1987
  • Label: Mercury (MR #830675-2)
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
1 1 1 10 1 1 2 2 1 UK: 2× Platinum
US: 12× Multi-Platinum
CAN: Diamond
1992 Adrenalize

  • Released: 31 March 1992
  • Label: Mercury (MR #314-512185-2)
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
1 1 11 1 17 8 2 1 5 1 1 UK: Gold
US: 3× Multi-Platinum
CAN: 4× Platinum
1996 Slang

  • Released: 14 May 1996
  • Label: Mercury (MR #532486)
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
5 11 38 12 13 34 61 25 14 5 19 14 UK: Gold
US: Gold
CAN: Platinum
1999 Euphoria

  • Released: 8 June 1999
  • Label: Mercury (MR #546212)
  • Formats: CD, LP
11 54 48 9 16 63 14 30 7 14 11 US: Gold
CAN: Gold
2002 X

  • Released: 30 July 2002
  • Label: Island (IR #063121)
  • Formats: CD, LP
14 49 35 12 33 75 19 37 19 15 9 11
2006 Yeah!

  • Released: 23 May 2006
  • Label: Mercury/Island (MR #9858285)
  • Formats: CD, LP
52 13 161 73 25 57 16
2008 Songs from the Sparkle Lounge

  • Released: 25 April 2008
  • Label: Mercury (MR #1766038)
  • Formats: CD, LP
10 7 27 118 43 32 15 26 26 29 5
“—” denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilations

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK AUS CAN FIN GER IRE NLD NOR NZ SW SWI US
1993 Retro Active

  • Released: 5 October 1993
  • Label: Mercury Records (MR #314-518305-2)
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
6 33 1 36 12 7 9 US: Platinum
CAN: Platinum
1995 Vault: Def Leppard Greatest Hits (1980–1995)

  • Released: 31 October 1995
  • Label: Mercury Records (MR #528 6562)
  • Formats: CD, CS, LP
3 9 1 7 31 88 7 2 10 7 15 UK: Platinum
US: 4× Platinum
CAN: 2× Platinum
2004 Best of Def Leppard

  • Released: 25 October 2004
  • Label: Mercury Records (MR #865493-91)
  • Formats: CD, LP
6 25 7 19 76 UK: Gold
2005 Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection

  • Released: 17 May 2005
  • Label: Mercury Records (MR #000464702)
  • Formats: CD, LP
3 10 US: Platinum
CAN: 2× Platinum
” — ” denotes releases that did not chart.

Extended plays

Year Title
1979 The Def Leppard E.P.

  • Released: January 1979
  • Label: Bludgeon-Riffola
    (BR #SRTS/78/CUS/232)
  • Format: LP
1993 Live: In the Clubs, in Your Face E.P.

  • Released: 1993
  • Bludgeon Riffola
  • Format: CD

Singles

Year Song Peak chart Positions Album
UK AUS AUT CAN FRA GER IRE NLD[23] NOR NZ SWE SWI US US
1979 “Wasted” 61 On Through the Night
1980 “Rock Brigade”
“Hello America” 45
1981 “Let It Go” 31 High ‘n’ Dry
“Bringin’ On the Heartbreak”
1983 “Photograph” 66 32 12 1 Pyromania
“Rock of Ages” 41 96 30 16 1
“Foolin'” 42 28 9
“Too Late for Love” 86 9
“Comin’ Under Fire” 24
“Billy’s Got a Gun” 33
“Action! Not Words” 42
1984 “Bringin’ On the Heartbreak” (Remix) 61 61 High ‘n’ Dry
1987 “Women” 100 80 7 Hysteria
“Animal” 6 46 21 3 8 17 19 5
“Pour Some Sugar on Me” 18 30 1 50 8 16 2 25
“Hysteria” 26 90 35 19 10 9
1988 “Armageddon It” 20 34 11 2 3 3
“Love Bites” 11 21 1 7 2 1 3
1989 “Rocket” 15 15 3 5 5 12 5
1992 “Let’s Get Rocked” 2 4 19 3 23 22 4 2 7 18 3 15 1 Adrenalize
“Make Love Like a Man” 12 29 23 33 95 10 26 40 36 3
“Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad” 16 51 7 24 49 12 7
“Elected” (live) 22 non-album single
“Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)” 11 34 1 Adrenalize
1993 “Heaven Is” 13 24
“Tonight” 34 62 62 13
“Two Steps Behind” 32 33 29 7 66 26 43 34 21 12 5 Retro Active
“Desert Song” 12
“Miss You in a Heartbeat” 19 39
1994 “Action” 14 19
1995 “When Love & Hate Collide” 2 22 12 67 1 41 27 36 58 Vault: Def Leppard Greatest Hits
1996 “Slang” 17 57 Slang
“Work It Out” 22 43 9 6
“All I Want Is Everything” 38
“Breathe a Sigh” 43
1999 “Promises” 41 18 1 Euphoria
“Back in Your Face”
“Paper Sun” 11
“Goodbye” 54
2000 “Day After Day” 22
“21st Century Sha La La La Girl”
2002 “Now” 23 29 72 37 57 84 26 X
“Long, Long Way to Go” 40
“Four Letter Word” 30
2005 “No Matter What” Rock of Ages:
The Definitive Collection
2006 “Rock On” Yeah!
“20th Century Boy”
2008 “Nine Lives” (ft. Tim McGraw) Songs from the Sparkle Lounge
“C’mon C’mon”
” — ” denotes releases that did not chart.

Videos

Year Title
1988 Historia

  • Label: Universal Music (UM #459772)
  • Format: VHS
1989 Live: In the Round, in Your Face

  • Label: Universal Music (UM #23543)
  • Format: VHS
1993 Visualize

  • Label: Universal Music (UM #454-23322)
  • Format: VHS
1995 Video Archive

  • Label: Universal Music (UM #453754)
  • Format: VHS
2003 Historia / Live: In the Round, in Your Face

  • Label: Universal Music (UM #4543224-46)
  • Format: VHS, DVD
Visualize / Video Archive

  • Label: Universal Music (UM #45244)
  • Format: VHS, DVD
2004 Best of the Videos

  • Label: Universal Music (UM #3494522)
  • Format: VHS, DVD
2005 Rock of Ages – The DVD Collection

  • Label: Island Records (IR #5653-564)
  • Format: VHS, DVD

[edit] Music videos

Year Title Director Ref.
1981 “Bringin’ on the Heartbreak”
(version 1)
Doug Smith [29]
“High ‘n’ Dry (Saturday night)” David Mallet [30]
1982 “Let It Go” [30]
1983 “Rock! Rock! (Till You Drop)” Kinichi Nakae [31]
“Too Late for Love” Mike Mansfield [32]
“Photograph” David Mallet [30]
“Rock of Ages”
“Foolin'”
1984 “Me and My Wine”
“Bringin’ on the Heartbreak”
(version 2)
1987 “Animal” Jean Pellerin
Doug Freel
[33]
“Pour Some Sugar on Me
(version 1)”
Russell Mulcahy
“Hysteria” Jean Pellerin
Doug Freel
1988 “Women”
“Pour Some Sugar on Me
(version 2)”
Wayne Isham
“Armageddon It” (live)
“Love Bites” Jean Pellerin
Doug Freel
“Rocket” Nigel Dick
1992 “I Wanna Touch U” Phil Tuckett
“Let’s Get Rocked” Steve Barron
“Make Love Like a Man” Wayne Isham
“Have You Ever Needed Someone
So Bad?”
1993 “Two Steps Behind”
1995 “When Love & Hate Collide”
1996 “Slang” Nigel Dick
“Work It Out”
“All I Want Is Everything” Matt Mahurin
1999 “Promises” Wayne Isham
“Goodbye” Dave Meyers
2002 “Now” The Malloys
2003 “Long, Long Way to Go” Clive Arrowsmith
2005 “No Matter What” John Logsdon
2008 “Nine Lives” Sherman Halsey
“C’mon C’mon” Matthew Mulholland
Jonathan Beswick
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