The Beatniks

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For the film, see The Beatniks (film).

The Beatniks are an alternative rock duo formed by Yellow Magic Orchestra drummer/singer Yukihiro Takahashi and Keiichi Suzuki.[1] The duo's debut album featured vocals mostly in English, with the rest in French.[2]


  • Exitentialism (1981) Vap
  • The Beatniks (1982) Statik
  • Exitentialist A Go-Go (1987) Pony Canyon
  • Another High Exit (1994) Vap (Remix of Exitentialism)
  • The Show Vol.4 - Yohji Yamamoto Collection Music (1996)
  • Mri: Musical Resonance Imaging (2001) Pony Canyon


  • No Way Out/Le robinet 7" Vap 0018-07
  • River in the Ocean/Ark Diamant 7" Vap 10053-07


  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William "The Beatniks Biography", Allmusic, Macrovision Corporation
  2. ^ Green, Jim "Yukihiro Takahashi", Trouser Press

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