Yellow Magic Orchestra (Band)

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Yellow Magic Orchestra
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Alternative Name YMO
Not YMO
Human Audio Sponge
HAS
HASYMO
Group Members Haruomi "Harry" Hosono
Yukihiro Takahashi
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Past Group Members Hideki Matsutake
Music Genre (Text) Electronic
synthpop
avant-garde
dance
electro
experimental
house
J-pop
techno
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Year(s) Active 1977–84, 1992–93, 2002–04, 2007–present
Record Label Alfa Records (Japan)
A&M Records
Toshiba-EMI
Restless Records
Sony Music House (Japan)
Commmons (Japan)
Official Websites
Associated Acts Hideki Matsutake
Akiko Yano
Sketch Show
Sadistic Mika Band
Happy End
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Yellow Magic Orchestra (abbreviated as YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band consisting of principal members Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals). For their early studio albums and live performances, the band was often accompanied by music programmer Hideki Matsutake.

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1982 Super Locomotive -

Songs

607 Songs »
RankTitleYear*
1 Rydeen 1979
2 Behind The Mask 1984
3 Technopolis 1979
4 Solid State Survivor 1979
5 Day Tripper 1979
6 Firecracker 1978
7 Insomnia 1979
8 Absolute Ego Dance 1979
9 Castalia 1979
10 Cosmic Surfin' 1978
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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