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Kent discography

Kent discography
Eskilstuna, 2008.
Releases
Studio albums 10
Compilation albums 1
EPs 1
Music videos 26
Singles in Swedish 28
Singles in English 6

The discography of the Swedish alternative rock band Kent consists of nine studio albums (with two of them also released in English), one compilation album, one box set, one EP, twenty-eight Swedish and six English singles. The band consists of Joakim Berg (lead vocals and guitar), Martin Sköld (bass and keyboards), Sami Sirviö (lead guitar and keyboards), Markus Mustonen (drums, backing vocals, keyboards and piano) and was founded in Eskilstuna in 1990.

Albums

Swedish studio albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
SWE
[1]
NOR
[2]
FIN
[3]
DEN
[4]
1995 Kent 22
1996 Verkligen 1
  • SWE: Platinum[5]
  • Worldwide: 120,000[6]
1997 Isola[A]
  • Released: November 12, 1997
  • Label: RCA Victor, BMG
  • Format: LP, CD
1 35 12
  • FIN: Gold[7]
  • SWE: 2× Platinum[5]
  • NOR: Gold[8]
  • Worldwide: 240,000[6]
1999 Hagnesta Hill[B]
  • Released: December 6, 1999
  • Label: RCA Victor, BMG
  • Format: LP, CD
1 9 6
  • FIN: Gold[7]
  • SWE: 2× Platinum[5]
  • Worldwide: 250,000[6]
2002 Vapen & ammunition
  • Released: April 15, 2002
  • Label: RCA, BMG
  • Format: LP, CD
1 1 1 4
  • FIN: Platinum[7]
  • SWE: 6× Platinum[5]
  • NOR: 2× Platinum[8]
  • Worldwide: 600,000[6]
2005 Du & jag döden
  • Released: March 15, 2005
  • Label: RCA, BMG
  • Format: LP, CD
1 1 2 2
  • FIN: Gold[7]
  • SWE: 2× Platinum[5]
  • Worldwide: 220,000[6]
2007 Tillbaka till samtiden 1 2 3 5
  • SWE: 3× Platinum[5]
2009 Röd
  • Released: November 6, 2009
  • Label: RCA, Sony
  • Format: LP, CD, digital download
1 4 4 6
  • SWE: 2× Platinum[5]
2010 En plats i solen
  • Released: June 30, 2010
  • Label: RCA, Sony
  • Format: LP, CD, digital download
1 2 1 4
  • FIN: Gold[7]
  • SWE: Platinum[9]
2012 Jag är inte rädd för mörkret
  • Released: April 25, 2012[10]
  • Label: Universal
  • Format: LP, CD, digital download
1 1 5 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

English studio albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions
SWE
[1]
NLD
[12]
1998 Isola
  • Released: April 27, 1998
  • Label: RCA Victor, BMG
  • Format: CD
59 93
2000 Hagnesta Hill
  • Released: April 28, 2000
  • Label: RCA Victor, BMG
  • Format: CD
45
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
SWE
[1]
NOR
[2]
FIN
[3]
2000 B-sidor 95–00
  • Released: November 29, 2000
  • Label: BMG
  • Format: CD
2 31 18
  • SWE: Platinum[5]
  • Worldwide: 60,000[6]

Box sets

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
SWE
[1]
NOR
[2]
FIN
[3]
2008 Box 1991-2008
  • Released: October 29, 2008
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Format: CD
1 38 18
  • SWE: Platinum[5]

Extended plays

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
SWE
[1]
NOR
[2]
FIN
[3]
DEN
[4]
2005 The hjärta & smärta EP
  • Released: November 2, 2005
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Format: CD
1 2 1 2
  • SWE: 2× Platinum[5]

Singles

Swedish

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
[1]
NOR
[2]
FIN
[3]
DEN
[4]
1995 "När det blåser på månen" Kent
"Som vatten"
"Frank"
"Jag vill inte vara rädd"
1996 "Kräm (så nära får ingen gå)" 4 Verkligen
"Halka" 36
"Gravitation" 14
1997 "Om du var här" 3 Isola
1998 "Saker man ser" 22
"747" 28
1999 "Musik non stop" 3 14 9 Hagnesta Hill
2000 "En himmelsk drog" 12 11
"Kevlarsjäl" 23
"Chans" 14 B-sidor 95–00
"Spökstad"[C]
2002 "Dom andra" 1 8 5 Vapen & Ammunition
"Kärleken väntar" 2 19 16
"FF" / "VinterNoll2" 2 9 10
2005 "Max 500" 1 1 4 6 Du & jag döden
"Palace & Main" 1 5
"Den döda vinkeln" 14
2006 "Nålens öga" 3 non-album single
2007 "Ingenting" 2 2 17 11 Tillbaka till samtiden
"Columbus" 3
2008 "Generation Ex" 9
"Vy från ett luftslott" 31
2009 "Töntarna" 1 1 5 Röd
"Hjärta" 30
2010 "Idioter" 33
"Gamla Ullevi" 1 En plats i solen
"Skisser för sommaren" 2
"Ismael" / "Varje gång du möter min blick" 13
2012 "999" 10 Jag är inte rädd för mörkret
"Jag ser dig" 33
"Tänd på" 37
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes

  • C^ "Spökstad" was withdrawn before release, although promotion copies were already sent out.

English

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
NLD
[12]
UK
[19]
1998 "If You Were Here" 90 158 Isola
"Things She Said"
1999 "747" 61
"If You Were Here" (reissue)
2000 "Music Non Stop" Hagnesta Hill
"Heavenly Junkies"
"More than Hagnesta Hill"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Other charted songs

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
SWE
[1]
NOR
[2]
2005 "Dom som försvann" 8 The hjärta & smärta EP
2007 "Min värld" 36 non-album single
"Tick Tack" 56
2008 "Det kanske kommer en förändring" 18
"Berlin" 39 Tillbaka till samtiden
2009 "2000"[D] 1 non-album single
2010 "Sverige" 46 Vapen & ammunition
"Utan dina andetag" 48 B-sidor 95–00
2012 "Petroleum" 28 Jag är inte rädd för mörkret
"Isis & bast" 33
"Beredd på allt" 48
"Färger på natten" 53
"Ruta 1" 57
"Låt dom komma" 60
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes

  • D^ "2000" was written as the theme song for the Swedish TV-series Hemlös (Swedish for "Homeless"), and all proceeds were donated to the foundation for the homeless of Stockholm, Stockholms hemlösa.

Music videos

Year Title Director(s)
1995 "När det blåser på månen" Jonas Linell
"Frank" Adam Berg
1996 "Kräm (så nära får ingen gå)"
"Gravitation"
1997 "Om du var här"
1998 "Saker man ser"
"747" (English version)
1999 "If You Were Here"
"Things She Said"
"Musik non stop" Johan Renck
2000 "En himmelsk drog"
"Music Non Stop" Johan Renck (Europe and Asia) / Adam Berg (USA)
"Heavenly Junkies" Johan Renck
"Chans" Adam Berg
2002 "Dom andra"
"Kärleken väntar" Johan Renck
"VinterNoll2" Adam Berg
"FF"
2005 "Max 500" Johan Renck
"Palace & Main" Adam Berg
"Den döda vinkeln" Marcus Engstrand
"Dom som försvann" Adam Berg
2007 "Ingenting" Adam Berg, Mattias Montero
"Columbus" Popcore
"Generation Ex"
2008 "Vy från ett luftslott"[E] Lars Lind, Erik Lind, Kajsa Engdahl
2009 "Töntarna" Johan Söderberg
"Hjärta" Robinovich
2010 "Idioter" Gustav Johansson
"Idioter" (alternativ version) Leo Josefsson (as Le Monde de Leo)
2012 "999" (liveversion) John Boisen, Björn Fävremark, Torbjörn Martin
"Jag ser dig" (liveversion)

Notes

  • E^ Kent held a contest where fans were asked to submit their own videos of "Vy från ett luftslott". The band choose five finalist out of 65 entries, and the winner was found in a poll on the band's forum.

References

External links

  • Discogs
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