Yellow Magic Orchestra discography

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Yellow Magic Orchestra discography
Studio albums 9
Live albums 13
Compilation albums 6
Singles 23

This is the discography of Japanese electronic music band Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO).

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
JP
[1]
US
[2]
1978 Yellow Magic Orchestra
  • Released: November 25, 1978
  • Labels: Alfa Records
  • Formats: LP
17 81
1979 Solid State Survivor
  • Released: September 25, 1979
  • Labels: Alfa Records
  • Formats: LP
1
1980 ×∞ Multiplies (a.k.a. Zoshoku)
  • Released: June 5, 1980
  • Labels: Alfa Records
  • Formats: EP
1 177
1981 BGM
  • Released: March 21, 1981
  • Labels: Alfa Records
  • Formats: LP
2
1981 Technodelic
  • Released: November 21, 1981
  • Labels: Alfa Records
  • Formats: LP
4
1983 Naughty Boys
  • Released: May 24, 1983
  • Labels: Alfa Records
  • Formats: LP
1
1983 Naughty Boys Instrumental
  • Released: July 27, 1983
  • Labels: Alfa Records
  • Formats: LP
18
1983 Service
  • Released: December 14, 1983
  • Labels: Alfa Records
  • Formats: LP
5
1993 Technodon 2

Live albums[edit]

  • 1980 Public Pressure – Japan No. 1[1]
  • 1984 After Service – Japan No. 2[1]
  • 1991 Faker Holic (Transatlantic Tour 1979) – Japan No. 50[1]
  • 1992 Complete Service (mixed by Brian Eno) – Japan No. 37[1]
  • 1993 Technodon Live – Japan No. 12[1]
  • 1993 Live At The Budokan 1980 – Japan No. 87[1]
  • 1993 Live At Kinokuniya Hall 1978 – Japan No. 55[1]
  • 1995 Winter Live 1981
  • 1996 World Tour 1980 – Japan No. 59[1]
  • 1997 Live At The Greek Theatre 1979
  • 2008 Euymo – Yellow Magic Orchestra Live in London + Gijon 2008
  • 2008 LONDONYMO - Yellow Magic Orchestra Live in London 15/6 08
  • 2008 Gijonymo – Yellow Magic Orchestra Live in Gijon 19/6 08
  • 2015 No Nukes 2012

Compilation albums[edit]

Remix albums[edit]

  • 1992 Hi-tech/No Crime (Yellow Magic Orchestra Reconstructed) (UK compilation of remixes by British artists)
  • 2000 YMO Remixes Technopolis 2000-00 (Japanese compilation of remixes by Japanese artists)

Singles[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director(s)[15]
1978 "Yellow Magic (Tong Poo)"
"Computer Game"
1979 "Technopolis"
"Rydeen"
1981 "Taiso" Talking Heads
1983 "Kimi ni Mune Kyun" Hajime Tachibana

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Yellow Magic Orchestra (Albums)" (in Japanese). Yamachan Land (Oricon archives). Retrieved June 1, 2011.  (Translation)
  2. ^ "Yellow Magic Orchestra: Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved May 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Harry Hosono* & Yellow Magic Orchestra – Special DJ Copy at Discogs
  4. ^ "Yellow Magic Orchestra – Firecracker" at Discogs (list of releases)
  5. ^ "Yellow Magic Orchestra – Computer Game" at Discogs (list of releases)
  6. ^ a b "Yellow Magic Orchestra – Computer Game / La Femme Chinoise" at Discogs (list of releases)
  7. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 614. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  8. ^ "Yellow Magic Orchestra: Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved May 25, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Yellow Magic Orchestra – Cosmic Surfin'" at Discogs (list of releases)
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h "Yellow Magic Orchestra (Singles)" (in Japanese). Yamachan Land (Oricon archives). Retrieved June 1, 2011.  (Translation)
  11. ^ "Yellow Magic Orchestra – Behind The Mask" at Discogs (list of releases)
  12. ^ "Yellow Magic Orchestra – Tighten Up" at Discogs (list of releases)
  13. ^ "Yellow Magic Orchestra – Cue" at Discogs (list of releases)
  14. ^ Yellow Magic Orchestra – The Spirit Of Techno at Discogs
  15. ^ YMO Giga Clips (1998). Notes from DVD notes. Toshiba EMI.