Jesu discography

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Jesu discography
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Studio albums5
Compilation albums1
Tribute albums2
Pale Sketcher releases6
Split releases3
Other appearances1

The discography of the band Jesu consists of eighteen official releases. This includes four full-length albums, two compilation albums, seven EPs, and three split albums. An additional EP, a remixed album, and a single were released under the moniker Pale Sketcher. Jesu is a post-metal band formed in 2003 by Justin Broadrick following the breakup of Godflesh. In March, 2010, Broadrick announced that he felt Jesu had strayed further away from the guitar driven music that he had intended, and more into electronica. As a resolution, although Jesu would still contain electronic elements, it would return to a guitar driven sound while the Pale Sketcher project would allow Broadrick to explore the electronica oriented sound further without interfering with Jesu. [1]


Studio albums

2004 Jesu
  • Released: 8 December 2004
  • Label: Hydra Head (#HH666-79), Conspiracy (core 026), Daymare (PTCD-1015-6, DYMC-045)
  • Format: CD, vinyl
2007 Conqueror
  • Released: 2 February 2007
  • Label: Hydra Head (HH666-126), Daymare (DYMC-017), Conspiracy (CORE046)
  • Format: CD, vinyl
2011 Ascension
  • Released: 10 May 2011
  • Label: Caldo Verde (CV013)
  • Format: CD
2013 Everyday I Get Closer to the Light from Which I Came
  • Released: 13 November 2020
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings
  • Format: CD, vinyl

Extended plays

2004 Heart Ache
  • Released: 30 August 2004
  • Label: Dry Run (dry98cd),Avalanche Recordings (AREC007), Hydra Head (HH666-197), Daymare (DYMC-131)
  • Format: CD, vinyl
2006 Silver
  • Released: 11 April 2006
  • Label: Hydra Head (HH666-110), Daymare (DYMC002), Conspiracy (Core032)
  • Format: CD, vinyl
2007 Sun Down/Sun Rise
  • Released: 2 February 2007
  • Label: Aurora Borealis, Daymare
  • Format: vinyl
2007 Lifeline
  • Released: 4 October 2007
  • Label: Hydra Head (HH666-127), Daymare (DYMC-044)
  • Format: CD
2008 Why Are We Not Perfect?
  • Released: 19 August 2008
  • Label: Hydra Head (62362), (Daymare)
  • Format: CD
  • Released: 23 July 2009
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings (AAREC017, REC019), Daymare (DYMC96)
  • Format: CD, digital, vinyl
2009 Opiate Sun
  • Released: 27 October 2009
  • Label: Caldo Verde (CDCV009), Aural Exploits/Caldo Verde (AELP3002), Daymare (DYMC110)
  • Format: CD, vinyl
2010 Heart Ache/Dethroned
  • Released: 16 November 2010
  • Label: Hydra Head
  • Format: CD, vinyl
2010 Christmas
  • Released: 9 December 2010
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings (AREC 021)
  • Format: Digital
2014Infinity (Digital Deluxe Edition)
  • Released: 16 May 2014
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings
  • Format: Digital
2018Jesu/Yang Li - Christmas EP
  • Released: 7 December 2018
  • Label: Hospital Productions (HOS625)
  • Format: Digital
  • Released: 3 July 2020
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings (AREC048)
  • Format: CD, vinyl, digital
  • Released: 13 December 2022
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings (AREC065)
  • Format: Digital

Split EPs

2007 Jesu/Eluvium
  • Released: 5 July 2007
  • Label: Hydra Head (HH666-136), Temporary Residence (TRR126), Daymare
  • Format: Vinyl
  • Contributing artists: Jesu, Eluvium
2008 Envy/Jesu
  • Released: 11 July 2008
  • Label: Daymare (DYMC-066), Conspiracy (CORE068), Hydra Head (HH666-169)
  • Format: CD, vinyl
  • Contributing artists: Envy, Jesu
2008 Jesu/Battle of Mice
  • Released: 12 August 2008
  • Label: Robotic Empire
  • Format: CD, vinyl
  • Contributing artists: Jesu, Battle of Mice


2007 Pale Sketches
  • Released: 9 October 2007
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings (AREC008, AREC009), Daymare (DYMC97)
  • Format: CD, vinyl


2016 Jesu/Sun Kil Moon
  • Released: 21 February 2016
  • Label: Caldo Verde
  • Contributing artists: Jesu, Sun Kil Moon
2016Resolution Heart
  • Released: 6 May 2016
  • Label: Tonefloat
  • Contributing artists: Jesu, Dirk Serries
201730 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth
  • Released: 1 June 2017
  • Label: Caldo Verde
  • Contributing artists: Jesu, Sun Kil Moon


  • Released: September 2012
  • Label: Matador (OLE 986–7)
  • Format: Digital
Released as part of the Matador Singles Club
2020Because of You
  • Released: June 2020
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings (AREC048S)
  • Format: Digital
2020When I Was Small
  • Released: September 2020
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings (AREC049S)
  • Format: Digital
  • Released: October 2020
  • Label: Avalanche Recordings (AREC049S2)
  • Format: Digital

Cover songs

YearDetailsOriginal artist
2008"Chapter 24"
  • Released: 23 September 2008
  • Label: Dwell
  • Album: Like Black Holes in The Sky: The Tribute to Syd Barrett
Pink Floyd
2008"The Funeral Party" The Cure

Other appearances


Pale Sketcher releases

YearDetailsOriginal album
2010Jesu: Pale Sketches Demixed
  • Released: August 2010
  • Label: Ghostly International (GI-118)
  • Format: CD, digital, vinyl
Remixed version of Pale Sketches
2010"Can I Go Now (Gone Version)"
  • Released: 10 August 2010
  • Label: Ghostly International (GI-122)
  • Format: Digital
Jesu: Pale Sketches Demixed
2011Seventh Heaven
  • Released: 15 February 2011
  • Label: Ghostly International (GI-131)
  • Format: Digital, vinyl
2013Warm Sunday
  • Released: 17 June 2013
  • Label: Heartache Records (001)
  • Format: Digital
2013Just Won't Sing
  • Released: 1 November 2013
  • Label: Heartache Records (002)
  • Format: Digital
2013Golden Skin
  • Released: 23 September 2022
  • Label: Give/Take (GT044)
  • Format: CD, digital, vinyl

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