Yōsui Inoue discography

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Discography of a Japanese singer-songwriter Yōsui Inoue

Album discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
(JP)[1]
Label
1972 Danzetsu (断絶) 8 Polydor Japan
Yōsui Two: Sentimental (陽水II~センチメンタル) 10
1973 Kōri no Sekai (氷の世界) 1
1974 Nishoku no Koma (二色の独楽) 1
1976 Shoutaijou no Nai Show (招待状のないショー) 1 For Life Records
1978 White 3
1979 Sneaker Dancer 3
1980 Every Night 28
1981 Ayashii Yoru wo Matte (あやしい夜をまって) 11
1982 Lion & Pelican (ライオンとペリカン, Raion to Perikan) 13
1983 Ballerina 25
1984 9.5 Carats 1
1987 Negative 5
1990 Handsome Boy 2
1992 The Night Without a Guide (ガイドのいない夜, Gaido no Inai Yoru) 7
1993 Under the Sun 1
1994 Eien no Sur (永遠のシュール, Eien no Shūru) 7
1997 Shopping (with Tamio Okuda) (credited to InoueYosuiOkudaTamio) 4 For Life/Sony
1998 Kudan (九段) 23 For Life Records
2001 United Cover 2 For Life Music Entertainment
2002 Cassis 12
Blue Selection 20
2006 Love Complex 13
2007 Double Drive (with Tamio Okuda) (credited to InoueYosuiOkudaTamio) 10 For Life/Sony

Live albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
(JP)[1]
Label Notes
1973 Yōsui Live "Modori Michi" (陽水ライヴ もどり道) 2 Polydor Japan
1976 Tokyo Washington Club (東京ワシントンクラブ) 8 For Life
  • Released on LP and cassette only
1982 Yōsui Live "Jearousy" 48
  • Released on cassette only
1986 Clam Chowder 6
Stardust Rendez-vous: Live at Jingū 3 For Life/Kitty

Charting compilation albums[edit]

This is the list of the compilations by Yōsui Inoue that entered on the Oricon Weekly Albums (LP, audio cassette, and CD) Charts. Aside from the following releases, multiple compilation albums has come out to date.

Year Album Chart positions
(JP)[1]
Label Notes
1975 Good Pages 1 Polydor Japan Issued on LP only
Best Pages 1 Issued on cassette only
1976 Good Pages 2 24 Issued on LP only
1978 Your Sweet Yosui (ユア・スイート陽水) 63 For Life
1982 So 53 Issued on LP and cassette
Much 50
1984 A-Sides Collection (A面コレクション, A-men Korekushon) 64 Issued on cassette only
1985 Myoujou (明星) 30 Polydor Japan
Heibon (平凡) 12 For Life Including previously unreleased material
1987 A-Sides Collection (A面コレクション, A-men Korekushon) [Version II] 27 Issued on cassette only
Re-View 8 Issued on CD only
1997 Best Collection 81 Polydor Japan
1999 Golden Best 1 For Life Expanded edition was limitedly released in 2003
2000 Golden Bad 38
2003 Platinum Best: Early Times 65
2008 Best Ballade 10 Including previously unreleased material

Other albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
(JP)[1]
Label Notes
1975 Yōsui Seitan (陽水生誕) 6 Kaleidoscope
  • A Half bootleg compilation came out without the artist's permission and went out of print shortly after its release
  • Comprising the unreleased recordings
2008 Hikigatari Passion (弾き語りパッション) 13 For Life Compilation comprising the unreleased live recordings
2014 Utada Hikaru no Uta (宇多田ヒカルのうた-13組の音楽家による13の解釈について-) 5 Universal Music Sakura Drops

Singles[edit]

Year A-Side B-Side(s) / Double A-Side Chart positions
(JP)[2]
Label Notes

?|"Gomen (御免)"

1969|"Candre Mandre (カンドレ・マンドレ)" "Endless is Endless (終りがないのは, Owari ga Nai no wa)" CBS Sony credited to Andre Candre
"Beautiful Wonderful Birds (ビューティフル・ワンダフル・バーズ)" "In the Dark (闇の中で, Yami no Naka de)"
1970 "Let Our Hearts Be (花にさえ、鳥にさえ)" "Quiet Morning (さあ、おぬぎ, Sā, Onugi)"
1972 "Jinsei ga Nido Areba (人生が二度あれば)" "Danzetsu (断絶)" Polydor Reissued in 1989
"Kasa ga Nai (傘がない)" "Kansha Shirazu no On'na (感謝知らずの女)" 69
1973 "Yume no Naka e (夢の中へ)" "Itsunomanika Shoujo wa (いつのまにか少女は)" 19 Reissued in 1989
"Kokoro Moyou (心もよう)" "Kaerenai Futari (帰れない二人)" 7
1974 "Yamiyo no Kuni kara (闇夜の国から)" "Itsumo to Chigatta Natsu (いつもと違った春)" 11
"Yūdachi (夕立)" "Zenmai Jikake no Kabutomushi (ゼンマイじかけのカブト虫)" 15
1975 "Gomen (御免)" "Tabi kara Tabi (旅から旅)" 29
"Aozora, Hitorikiri (青空、ひとりきり)" "Flight" 8 For Life
1976 "Good, Good-Bye" "Kodomo e no Uta (子供への唄)" 13
1977 "Natsu Ganbou (夏願望)" "Aozora, Hitorikiri (青空、ひとりきり)"
"Shoutaijou no Nai Show (招待状のないショー)"
"Kodomo e no Uta (子供への唄)"
1978 "Aoi Yami no Keikoku (青い闇の警告)" "Eiga ni Ikou (映画に行こう)" 100
"Miss Contest" "Hachigatsu no Kyūka (八月の休暇)" [Single Ver.]
1979 "Nazeka Shanghai (なぜか上海)" "Musume ga Nejireru Toki (娘がねじれる時)" 87
1980 "Bright Eyes" "Kotae wa Understand (答えはUNDERSTAND)"
"Crazy Love" "Sora wa Blue Angel (空はブルーエンジェル)"
"Kotae wa Understand (答えはUNDERSTAND)" (1999 Reissue)
Reissued in 1999
1981 "Jealousy (ジェラシー)" "Natsu Hoshi Kuzu (夏星屑)" 14 Reissued in 1988
"Kaze no Elegy (風のエレジー)" "Umi wa Douda (海はどうだ)" 55
1982 "Riverside Hotel (リバーサイド ホテル)" "Ore no Jimusho wa Camp (俺の事務所はCAMP)" 11 Reissued in 1988
"Tomadou Pelican (とまどうペリカン)" "Music High" 69
1983 "Aisarete Bakari Iru to (愛されてばかりいると)" [Single Ver.] "Senaka Made 45-fun (背中まで45分)" 35
"Yūwaku (誘惑)" [Single Edit] "Frozen Eyes"
1984 "Kanashiki Koibito (悲しき恋人)" "Dance no Chance (ダンスのチャンス)"
"Isso Serenade (いっそセレナーデ)" "Speedy Night" 4 Reissued in 1988
1986 "Atarashii Rhapsody (新しいラプソディー)" "Dame na Melon (ダメなメロン)" 25 Reissued in 1996 and 2007
"Natsu no Owari no Harmony (夏の終わりのハーモニー)" "Ore wa Shout! (俺はシャウト!)" 6 Kitty with Anzen Chitai
1987 "Why" "Yureru Hanazono (揺れる花園)" 63 For Life
1988 "Kon'ya Watashi ni (今夜、私に)" "Koi wa Jibun Katte ni (恋は自分勝手に)" 43
1989 "Yume Ne Mi (夢寝見)" "Beni Suberi (紅すべり)" 37
"Saigo no News (最後のニュース)" "Back Side" 57
1990 "Shounen Jidai (少年時代)" "Ara Washi no Uta (荒ワシの歌)" 4 RIAJ Certification: 4x Platinum
1991 "Tokyo" "Yume no Senaka (夢の背中)" 76
1992 "Musubi Kotoba (結詞)" [New Recording] "No-Ichigo (野イチゴ)" [New Recording] 33
1993 "Gogatsu no Wakare (5月の別れ)" "Be-Pop Juggler" 27 RIAJ Certification: Gold
"Make-up Shadow" "Present" 2 RIAJ Certification: 3x Platinum
Reissued in 2006
"Canadian Accordion" "Hikiage Mono no Uta (引き揚げ者の唄)" 35
1994 "Ai wa Kimi (愛は君)" "Akogare (断絶)" 45 Polydor
"Idou Denwa (移動電話)" "Kaminari to Kaze (カミナリと風)" 36 For Life
1995 "Usotsuki Diamonds (嘘つきダイアモンド)" "Over Time" 32
1997 "Arigatou (ありがとう)" "Wabisuke (侘び助)" [Outtake] 10 For Life
Sony
with Tamio Okuda(credited to InoueYōsuiOkudaTamio)
1998 "Teenager" "Tsumini no Nai Fune (積み荷のない船)"
"Hawaiian Love Song"
60 For Life
2001 "Coffee Rumba" "Hoshi no Flamenco (星のフラメンコ)"
"Domino"
"Tabibito yo (旅人よ)"
19 RIAJ Certification: Gold
"Hana no Kubikazari (花の首飾り)" "Oyome ni Oide (お嫁においで)" 12 RIAJ Certification: Gold
"Kono Yo no Sadame (この世の定め)" "Kegani (毛ガニ)"
"Kyoto Tabemono Jijou (京都食べ物事情)"
60
2002 "Final Love Song" "Yagi no Milk (ヤギのミルク)" 43
"Mori Hana Shojo Rin (森花処女林)" "Kimerareta Rhythm (決められたリズム)" [Single Ver.]
"Kazari ja Nai no yo Namida wa (飾りじゃないのよ涙は)" [New Recording] "Kimerareta Rhythm (決められたリズム)" [Album Ver.] 93 For Life
2005 "Ai wo Utaou (愛を謳おう)" "Oshiete Jīji (教えてジイジ)" 65 Universal with Kiyoshirō Imawano
2006 "Atarashii Koi (新しい恋)" "Nagai Neko (長い猫)" 50 For Life
"Parallel Love" "Christmas Vanilla Shake" 9 For Life
Sony
with Tamio Okuda(credited to InoueYōsuiOkudaTamio)
2009 "Love Rainbow" "Love Lila" 62 For Life

In the history of Japanese Oricon weekly singles chart, Yōsui Inoue has produced 41 charting singles with sales of 4.8 million copies in total. 15 of them has sold more than 100,000 copies; "Yume no Naka e", "Kokoro Moyou", "Yamiyo no Kuni kara", "Yūdachi", "Aozora, Hitorikiri", "Good, Good-Bye", "Jealousy", "Riverside Hotel", "Isso Serenade", "Natsu no Owari no Harmony", "Shounen Jidai", "Make-up Shadow", "Arigatou", "Coffee Rumba", and "Hana no Kubikazari".

Videography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Yosui Inoue Oricon Albums Chart listings". Yamachan Land (Japan's charts archives) - Albumd Chart Daijiten - (in Japanese). Archived from the original on February 11, 2009. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  2. ^ "Yōsui Inoue Oricon Singles Chart listings". Yamachan Land (Japan's charts archives) - Singles Chart Daijiten - (in Japanese). Archived from the original on February 12, 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-19.