Melanie (b 1947)

American singer singing mainly her own songs.

(Melanie Safka.)


Title.year.Label. Number
Born To Be (US release)1969Buddah  BDS 5024
[simultaneous UK release]1969Buddah 203 019
[Reissued as "My First Album"] (LP)1970Buddah BDS 5074
[Reissue] (CD) 1992C-5 Records C5CD 582
Lay Candles (Candles in the Rain)1970Buddah2318 009
Leftover Wire1970Buddah2318 011
My First Album1970  
All the Right Noises1971  
Try the Real Thing1971  
Garden in the City1971Buddah2318 054
The Good Book1971Buddah2322 001
Gather Me1971Buddah2322 002
Stoneground Words1972  
Madrugada1974 NeighborhoodNRS 48001
From the Beginning1975  
As I See It Now1975   
Sunset and Other Beginnings1975   
Phonogenic - Not Just a Pretty Face1978   
Seventh Wave1983   
As I Real or What1985   
Cowabonga - Never Turn Your Back on a Wave1989   
Silence is King1995   
Old Bitch Warrior1996   
Crazy Love2002   
Moments From My Life2003   
Paled By Dimmer Light2004   

Multi-volume albums.

Title Year. Label. number.
The Good Book/ Gather Me2007 ??
Candles In The Rain/ Leftover Wine 2007??


Title. year. Label. Number
Garden in My City 1972    
The Four Sides of Melanie 1972 Buddah2659 013
[Reissue] (2 CDs)2009 BGO 
Please Love Me 1973    
From the Beginning 1975    
Best of Melanie 1976    
Golden Hour of Melanie 1977    
Spotlight On ... 1982    
The Collection 1988    
Easy Riding 1988    
Melanie 1989    
20 Greatest Hits 1989    
The Best of Melanie 1991MCI MCCD 011
Carolina on My Mind 1991    
The Best of the Rest of Melanie: The Buddah Years 1992    
Gold: Greatest Hits 1993    
Silver Anniversary 1994    
Ruby Tuesday 1994    
Her Greatest Hits Live and New (From Woodstock) 1996    
Very Best of Melanie: Acoustic Blue 1997    
Very Best of Melanie (Camden) 1998    
Very Best of Melanie (BMG)1998 BMGBMGRD 1485
Beautiful People: The Greatest Hits of Melanie 1998    
Millennium Collection 1999    
Oldie Giants 1999    
The Encore Collection 2003    
Best of (*)2003 Pegasus   
Beautiful Hits2006  

(* Not the original recordings).

Live Albums.

Title. year. Label. number.
Melanie at Cernegie Hall1973 NeighborhoodNRS
Ballroom Street (live)1979  

Best Albums(*).

Title. year.
The Best of Melanie (1991 compilation) 1991 
Candles in the Rain1970
Garden In The City1971

(*)According to critical opinion.


Title.year.Label. Number
Bobo's Party 1969   
Lay Down (Candles in the Rain) 1970   
Ruby Tuesday1970 Buddah2011 038
What Have They Done To My Songs Ma 1971Buddah2011 039
Brand New Key (Roller Skate Song) 1971 Buddah2011 105
Will You Love Me Tomorrow1974 NeighbourhoodNHB 9
Every Breath of the Way1983 NeighbourhoodHOOD NB1

Hit albums.

Title.year.highest position.
Lay Candles (Candles in the Rain)1970 5
Leftover Wire1970 22
Garden in the City1971 19
The Good Book1971 9
Gather Me1971 14
Four Sides of1972 23

Hit singles.

Title.year.highest position.
Ruby Tuesday1970 9
What Have They Done To My Songs Ma 197139
Brand New Key (Roller Skate Song) 1971 4
Will You Love Me Tomorrow1974 37
Every Breath of the Way1983 70

Last updated on 30/01/2011