INXS: Discography of the Moment

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INXS were an rock band that formed in 1977 in Sydney, Australia. They were originally called The Farriss Brothers, as they had been formed by 3 brothers. They continued with
the same lineup until 1997 with the tragic death of their frontman Michael Hutchence. They found a new lead singer in 2005 and recorded one more studio album before finally
calling it quits in 2012. This is a list of studio albums and live albums. No compilation albums are listed here.

INXS
Released in October 1980 by Deluxe Records.
Produced by Duncan McGuire and INXS.
Band members:
Michael Hutchence – vocals; Tim Farriss – guitar; Jon Farriss – drums; Andrew Farriss – keyboards, guitar; Garry Gary Beers – bass; Kirk Pengilly – guitar, saxophone.
Tracks: 11
On a Bus. Doctor. Just Keep Walking. Learn to Smile. Jumping. In Vain. Roller Skating. Body Language. Newsreel Babies. Wishy Washy. Unloved One.

Underneath the Covers
Released in October 1981 by Deluxe.
Produced by Richard Clapton.
No change in band lineup.
Tracks: 10
Stay Young. Horizons. Big Go Go. Underneath the Colours. Fair Weather Ahead. Night of Rebellion. Follow. Barbarian. What Would You Do. Just to Learn Again.

Shabooh Shoobah
Released in October 1982 by WEA Records (in Australia), Atco (in North America) and Polygram (in Europe).
Produced by Mark Opitz.
No change in band lineup.
Charts:
#5 in Australia. #46 in the United States.
Tracks: 10
The One Thing. To Look at You. Spy of Love. Soul Mistake. Here Comes. Black and White. Golden Playpen. Jans Song. Old World New World. Don’t Change.

The Swing
Released in April 1984 by WEA, Atco and Polygram.
Produced by Nick Launay and Nile Rodgers.
No change in band lineup.
Charts:
#1 in Australia. #52 in the United States.
Tracks: 10
Original Sin. Melting in the Sun. I Send a Message. Dancing on the Jetty. The Swing. Johnson’s Aeroplane. Love Is What I Say. Face the Change. Burn for You. All the Voices.

Listen Like Thieves
Released in October 1985 by Atlantic Records.
Produced by Chris Thomas.
No change in band lineup.
Charts:
#1 in Australia. #11 in the United States.
Tracks: 11
What You Need. Listen LIke Thieves. Kiss the Dirt. Shine Like It Does. Good + Bad Times. Biting Bullets. This Time. Three Sisters. Same Direction. One x One. Red Red Surf.

Kick
Released in October 1987 by Atlantic.
Produced by Chris Thomas.
No change in band lineup.
Charts:
#1 in Australia. #3 in the United States. #9 in the United Kingdom.
Tracks: 12
Guns in the Sky. New Sensation. Devil Inside. Need You Tonight. Mediate. The Loved One. Wild Life. Never Tear Us Apart. Mystify. Kick. Calling All Nations. Tiny Daggers.

X
Released in September 1990 by Atlantic.
Produced by Chris Thomas.
No change in band lineup.
Charts:
#1 in Australia. #5 in the United States.
Tracks: 11
Suicide Blonde. Disappear. The Stairs. Faith in Each Other. By My Side. Lately. Who Pays the Price. Know the Difference. Bitter Tears. On My Way. Hear That Sound.

Live Baby Live
Live album released in November 1991 by Atlantic.
Produced by Mark Opitz and INXS.
Tracks: 16
New Sensation. Guns in the Sky. Mystify. By My Side. Shining Star. Need You Tonight. Mediate. One x One. Burn For You. The One Thing. This Time. The Stairs. Suicide Blonde.
Hear That Sound. Never Tear Us Apart. What You Need.

Welcome to Wherever You Are
Released in August 1992 by Atlantic.
Produced by Mark Opitz and INXS.
No change in band lineup.
Charts:
#2 in Australia. #16 in the United States. #1 in the United Kingdom.
Tracks: 12
Questions. Heaven Sent. Communication. Taste It. Not Enough Time. All Around. Baby Don’t Cry. Beautiful Girl. Wishing Well. Back on Line. Strange Desire. Men and Women.

Full Moon Dirty Hearts
Released in November 1993 by Atlantic.
Produced by Mark Optiz and INXS.
No change in band lineup.
Tracks: 13
Days of Rust. The Gift. Make Your Peace. Time. I’m Only Looking. Please. Full Moon Dirty Hearts. Freedom Deep. Kill the Pain. Cut Your Roses Down. The Messenger. Viking
Juice. Born to Be Wild.

Elegantly Wasted
Released in April 1997 by Mercury Records.
Produced by Bruce Fairbairn, Michael Hutchence and Andrew Farriss.
No change in band lineup.
Tracks: 12
Show Me. Elegantly Wasted. Everything. Don’t Lose Your Head. Searching. I’m Just a Man. Girl on Fire. We Are Thrown Together. Shake the Tree. She is Rising. Building Bridges.
Shine.

Live in Aspen – February 1997
Live album released in July 1997 by Mercury.
Produced by INXS.
Tracks: 6
New Sensation. Elegantly Wasted. Searching. Need You Tonight. What You Need. Kick.

Live at Barker Hangar
Live album released in October 2005 by Island Records.
Produced by Mark Opitz.
Tracks: 20

Switch
Released in November 2005 by Epic Records.
Produced by Guy Chambers.
Band lineup changes:
Michael Hutchense was replaced on vocals by J.D. Fortune due to the former’s death.
Tracks: 11
Devil’s Party. Pretty Vegas. Afterglow. Hot Girls. Perfect Strangers. Remember Who’s Your Man. Hungry. Never Let You Go. Like It or Not. Us. God’s Top Ten.

Original Sin
Tribute album released in November 2010 by Atco Records.
Produced by Jon Farriss, James Ash and INXS.
Band lineup changes:
Vocals were performed by various artists.
Tracks: 12
Drum Opera.
Mediate (vocals by Tricky)
Original Sin (vocals by Rob Thomas)
Never Tear Us Apart (vocals by Ben Harper)
Beautiful Girl (vocals by Pat Monahan)
New Sensation (vocals by Deobrah De Corral)
Just Keep Walking (vocals by Dan Sultan)
Mystify (vocals by John Mayer)
To Look at You (vocals by Kav Temperley)
Kick (vocals by Nikka Costa)
Don’t Change (vocals by Andrew Farriss and Kirk Pengilly)
The Stairs (vocals by J.D. Fortune)

Live at Wembley Stadium
Released in February 2014 by Petrol Electric.
Produced by INXS.
Band lineup: Recorded in July 1991 so this was when Hutchence was still alive.
Tracks: 22

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