The Tyrrel Corporation

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The Tyrrel Corporation
OriginRedcar, United Kingdom[1]
GenresDowntempo, house, pop, soul
Years active1990–1995
LabelsCooltempo, Chrysalis
MembersJoe Watson
Tony Barry

The Tyrrel Corporation were an English recording duo composed of members Joe Watson (vocals/keyboards) and Tony Barry (keyboards).[1] The group took their (misspelled) name from a fictional company in the 1982 film Blade Runner.[1]

Career[edit]

Between 1992 and 1995, five of the group's singles charted on the UK top 75 singles chart.[2] Their most successful release was 1995's "Better Days Ahead", which reached the top 30.[2] The group recorded two albums, North East of Eden (1992), and Play for Today (1995).[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • North East of Eden (1992) – AUS #273[4]
  • Play for Today (1995)

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
UK
[2]
AUS
[4]
US
Dance

[5]
1991 "Six O'Clock" 161 North East of Eden
1992 "The Bottle" 71 199
"Going Home" 58 182
"Waking with a Stranger"/"One Day" 59
1994 "You're Not Here" 42 225 Play for Today
1995 "Better Days Ahead" 29 31
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tyrrel Corporation > Artist Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2017-08-18.
  2. ^ a b c "Official Charts > Tyrrel Corporation". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  3. ^ "discogs.com > The Tyrrel Corporation". discogs.com. Retrieved 2018-02-12.
  4. ^ a b Australian (ARIA) chart peaks:
  5. ^ "Billboard > Artists / Tyrrel Corporation > Chart History > Dance Club Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-08-29.