Complete List Of The Bangles Albums And Songs

Bangles Albums

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Do you remember how big the Bangles were in the 1980s. They weren’t overnight Sensations I took them awhile but once MTV got a hold of the video tour for a Walk Like an Egyptian, the Bangles became massive stars worldwide. Who didn’t fall in love with Susanna Huffs in that video? I know I did. The Bangles originated in Los Angeles, California in 1981. The group was founded by sisters Vicki and Debbi Peterson along with Susanna Hoffs. The lineup solidified with the addition of Michael Steele in 1983, replacing original bassist Annette Zilinskas.

Over the years, The Bangles released five studio albums, two live albums, and several compilations. They achieved significant commercial success with hits like “Manic Monday,” written by Prince, and “Walk Like an Egyptian,” both of which topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Their 1986 album Different Light peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 chart and received multi-platinum status. Other notable hits include “Eternal Flame” and “Hazy Shade of Winter.” The band won several awards and nominations, including MTV Video Music Awards and BRIT Awards. The Bangles disbanded in 1989 but reunited in the late 1990s and continue to perform and record music.

All Over the Place

Released 1984

All Over the Place was The Bangles’ debut studio album, showcasing their mix of pop and rock with a distinct 1960s influence. The album did not achieve significant commercial success initially, but it would slowly creep into pop culture. It included the singles “Hero Takes a Fall” and “Going Down to Liverpool,” which received some nice FM airplay. The album became more popular before the Bangles hit it big on their next album. helped the band gain a following. The album featured Vicki Peterson on lead guitar and vocals, Debbi Peterson on drums and vocals, Susanna Hoffs on rhythm guitar and vocals, and Michael Steele on bass and vocals. All Over the Place was produced by David Kahne and recorded at Crystal Sound Studios in Hollywood, California, during late 1983 and early 1984.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Hero Takes a Fall” – 2:54
  2. “Live” – 2:36
  3. “James” – 2:36
  4. “All About You” – 2:26
  5. “Dover Beach” – 3:44
  6. “Tell Me” – 2:15
  7. “Restless” – 2:41
  8. “Going Down to Liverpool” – 3:41
  9. “He’s Got a Secret” – 2:42
  10. “Silent Treatment” – 2:07
  11. “More Than Meets the Eye” – 3:19

Different Light

Released 1986

Different Light, The Bangles’ second studio album, catapulted them to mainstream success. It peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 and was certified multi-platinum in the United States. This album featured the international hits “Manic Monday written by Prince,” “Walk Like an Egyptian,” and “If She Knew What She Wants.”  The album was produced by David Kahne and recorded at Sunset Sound Factory in Los Angeles from mid to late 1985.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Manic Monday” – 3:05
  2. “In a Different Light” – 2:51
  3. “Walking Down Your Street” – 3:02
  4. “Walk Like an Egyptian” – 3:22
  5. “Standing in the Hallway” – 2:56
  6. “Return Post” – 4:22
  7. “If She Knew What She Wants” – 3:50
  8. “Let It Go” – 2:31
  9. “September Gurls” – 2:43
  10. “Angels Don’t Fall in Love” – 3:22
  11. “Following” – 3:21
  12. “Not Like You” – 3:06


Released 1988

Everything was the third studio album by The Bangles, released at the peak of their popularity. It included the chart-topping single “Eternal Flame” and other hits such as “In Your Room” and “Be with You.” While not as successful as their previous album, I thought this one was better and a bit underrated, especially the rocking song “In Your Room.” Who wouldn’t want Susanna Hoffs hanging out in their room trying on their clothes?  Everything reached number 15 on the Billboard 200 and went platinum in the United States. The album was produced by Davitt Sigerson and recorded at Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood, California, in early 1988.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “In Your Room” – 3:28
  2. “Complicated Girl” – 3:37
  3. “Bell Jar” – 3:20
  4. “Something to Believe In” – 4:02
  5. “Eternal Flame” – 3:56
  6. “Be with You” – 3:02
  7. “Glitter Years” – 3:40
  8. “I’ll Set You Free” – 4:27
  9. “Watching the Sky” – 4:12
  10. “Some Dreams Come True” – 3:26
  11. “Make a Play for Her Now” – 3:47
  12. “Waiting for You” – 3:39
  13. “Crash and Burn” – 3:56

Read More: Top 10 Susanna Hoffs Songs

Doll Revolution

Released 2003

Doll Revolution marked The Bangles’ return after a fifteen-year hiatus, highlighting a matured sound that retained their characteristic pop-rock style with 1960s influences. The album featured the cover of Elvis Costello’s “Tear Off Your Own Head (It’s a Doll Revolution),” which also inspired the album’s title. This release demonstrated the band’s enduring appeal and musical cohesion despite the long break. Doll Revolution was produced by Brad Wood and recorded at various studios including House of Blues Studio in Encino, California, during late 2002 and early 2003.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Tear Off Your Own Head (It’s a Doll Revolution)” – 3:57
  2. “Stealing Rosemary” – 3:52
  3. “Something That You Said” – 4:10
  4. “Ask Me No Questions” – 4:01
  5. “The Rain Song” – 3:31
  6. “Nickel Romeo” – 4:16
  7. “Ride the Ride” – 3:37
  8. “I Will Take Care of You” – 3:53
  9. “Here Right Now” – 3:32
  10. “Single by Choice” – 3:52
  11. “Lost at Sea” – 3:45
  12. “Song for a Good Son” – 4:06
  13. “Mixed Messages” – 3:21
  14. “Between the Two” – 3:29
  15. “Grateful” – 4:03

Read More: Top 10 Bangles Songs

Sweetheart of the Sun

Released 2011

Sweetheart of the Sun is the fifth studio album by The Bangles and showcases a continued dedication to their signature sound, blending 1960s pop influences with elements of modern rock. The album includes original compositions that reflect the personal and artistic growth of the band members. Notable tracks like “Anna Lee (Sweetheart of the Sun)” exhibit their classic vocal harmonies and jangly guitar sounds. Sweetheart of the Sun was produced by Matthew Sweet and recorded at his home studio in Los Angeles, California, throughout 2010 and early 2011.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Anna Lee (Sweetheart of the Sun)” – 3:29
  2. “Under a Cloud” – 3:42
  3. “Ball ‘n’ Chain” – 3:47
  4. “I’ll Never Be Through with You” – 3:40
  5. “Mesmerized” – 3:53
  6. “Circles in the Sky” – 3:34
  7. “Sweet and Tender Romance” – 2:51
  8. “Lay Yourself Down” – 3:51
  9. “One of Two” – 3:25
  10. “What a Life” – 3:22
  11. “Through Your Eyes” – 3:56
  12. “Open My Eyes” – 3:11

Read More: Top 10 Matthew Sweet Songs

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