Yellow Magic Orchestra

ABOUT

Yellow Magic Orchestra (a.k.a. YMO) is an influential and veteran electronic music band from Japan that became famous during the early 1980s. They are best known in the U.S. for the instrumental "Computer Game 'Theme From The Circus'" (1980), which became a hit worldwide.


Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Computer Game (1980)

Pop charts debut year: 1980

Years active: 1978-1984, 1992-1993, 2002-2004, 2007-present

Genres: Electronic, synthpop, art pop, electro

Labels: Horizon, Alfa Records (Japan), A&M Records, Toshiba-EMI, Restless Records, Sony Music House (Japan), Commmons (Japan)

Website: ymo.org

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