Solid Pleasure

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Solid Pleasure
Studio album by Yello
Released November, 1980
Genre Synthpop, Post-punk
Length 41:05
Label Ralph (original US release)
Mercury (1985 US reissue)
Do It (original UK release)
Vertigo (1984 European release)
Producer Boris Blank
Yello chronology
Solid Pleasure
(1980)
Claro Que Si
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Solid Pleasure is the debut album from Swiss electronic duo Yello. It was first released in 1980 and was reissued in 2005 in part of Yello Remaster Series with rare bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bimbo" (Boris Blank, Dieter Meier) – 3:38
  2. "Night Flanger" (Blank, Meier) – 4:53
  3. "Reverse Lion" (Blank, Meier) – 1:21
  4. "Downtown Samba" (Blank, Meier) – 2:37
  5. "Magneto" (Blank, Meier) – 2:47
  6. "Massage" (Blank, Meier) – 1:37
  7. "Assistant's Cry" (Blank, Carlos Peron) – 1:40
  8. "Bostich" (Blank, Meier) – 2:13
  9. "Rock Stop" (Blank, Meier) – 2:31
  10. "Coast To Polka" (Blank) – 1:55
  11. "Blue Green" (Blank, Peron) – 5:26
  12. "Eternal Legs" (Blank) – 4:16
  13. "Stanztrigger" (Blank, Peron) – 2:49
  14. "Bananas To The Beat" (Blank, Meier) – 3:03

Solid Pleasure was remastered and reissued in 2005 with several bonus tracks:

  1. "Thrill Wave" (Blank, Meier) – 2:05
    • From soundtrack LP Jetzt und Alles (Germany 1981)
  2. "I.T. Splash" (Blank, Meier) – 2:37
    • From Yello's first 12" single (Switzerland 1979)
  3. "Gluehead" (Blank, Meier) – 2:53
    • From Yello's first 12" single (Switzerland 1979)
  4. "Smirak's Train" (Blank, Chico Hablas) – 4:39
    • From soundtrack LP Jetzt und Alles (Germany 1981)
  5. "Bostich (N'est-ce Pas)" (Blank, Meier) – 4:35
    • From 12" single (1981)

Tracks 15–18 previously not available on CD.

Personnel[edit]

with:

  • Chico Hablas – guitar
  • Felix Haug – drums
  • Walt Keiser – drums

References[edit]