[% META title = 'The Deep Purple Discography' lineup = 'mk3' releasetitle = 'Stormbringer' releasetype = 'album, regular, studio' %]

France October 1974 Purple Records TPS-3508 [1MC]
Germany November 1974 Purple Records 1c072-96004 [1LP]
Germany November 1974 Purple Records 1c244-96004 [1MC]
Sweden 1974 Purple Records TC-TPS-3508 (0c244-96004) [1MC]
Italy 1974 Purple Records 3c064-96004 [1LP]
Italy 1974? Purple Records 3c244-96004 [1MC]
US 1974 Warner Bros PR4-2832-LP [1LP; quadrophonic mix]
UK December 1974 Purple Records TPS-3508 (0c062-96004) [1LP]
UK December 1974 Purple Records TPS-3508 (1a062-96004) [1LP]
US December 1974 Warner Bros PR-2832 [1LP]
Japan December 1974 Warner Bros P-8524W [1LP; initial press with free poster]
EEC 197- Purple Records 1a062-96004 (5c062-96004) [1LP]
UK 19-- EMI Records 1c062-96004 [1LP]
Japan 19-- Warner Bros PR-2832 [1LP; is this for real?]
Sweden 1985 Scandinavian Music 15-5218 [1LP; part of a 13LP box]
Germany 198- EMI Records CDP-7910842 [1CD]
UK 198- EMI Records CZ-142 (00 77779 108428) [1CD]
US 1990 Metal Blade Records 9-26456-2 [1CD; remastered]
Russia 1991 Anton 9100127 [1LP; pirate]
Japan 199- WEA Japan 20P2-2609 [1CD]
Australia 199- EMI Australia CDDPB1 [1CD; part of 7CD Box]
Japan 1996 Warner Bros WPCR-873 [1CD; remastered]
Japan May 1998 Warner Bros (Cardboard Jacket Series) WPCR-1572 [1CD]

Original Issue

CD Issue

Deep Purple's 9th studio album is performed by:

  • Ritchie Blackmore lead guitar
  • David Coverdale vocals
  • Glenn Hughes bass guitar, vocals
  • Jon Lord keyboards
  • Ian Paice drums

Recorded in August 1974 at the Musicland Studios in Munich. Engineered by Martin Birch; assisted by Mack and Hans. Mixed at the Record Plant during September 1974, by Martin Birch and Ian Paice; assisted by Gary Webb and Garry Ladinsky.

Produced by Deep Purple and Martin Birch.


  1. Stormbringer (Blackmore/Coverdale) 4.03
  2. Love don't mean a thing (Blackmore/Coverdale/Hughes/Lord/Paice) 4.23
  3. Holy man (Coverdale/Hughes/Lord) 4.28
  4. Hold on (Coverdale/Hughes/Lord/Paice) 5.05
  5. Lady Double Dealer (Blackmore/Coverdale) 3.19
  6. You can't do it right (with the one you love) (Blackmore/Coverdale/Hughes) 3.24
  7. High ball shooter (Blackmore/Coverdale/Hughes/Lord/Paice) 4.26
  8. The gypsy (Blackmore/Coverdale/Hughes/Lord/Paice) 4.13
    The quadrophonic release apparently has a different guitar solo on this track.
  9. Soldier of fortune (Blackmore/Coverdale) 3.14
    The quadrophonic release apparently has different vocals on this track.