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YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI

- DISCOGRAPHY FOR JAPAN -


Part 1 - The King Years

21 June 1978 LP (+ CD) SARAVAH!

  1. Volare (Nel blu dipinto di blu) 2.26
  2. Saravah! 4.03
  3. C'est si bon 3.12
  4. La Rosa 5.04
  5. Mood Indigo 2.51

  6. Elastic Dummy 5.03
  7. Sunset 4.04
  8. Back Street Midnight Queen 4.15
  9. Present 4.46 (LP: King SKS-1011)
    (CD 5 March 1989: K25X 372; CD 21 Nov 1992: KICS 2142; CD 22 Nov 1995: KICS 8072; CD cardboard sleeve 24 March 2005: KICS-1140; reissue SHM-CD 25 March 2009: KICS-91140)
21 June 1978 7" C'est si bon
    C'est si bon 3.12 / Back Street Midnight Queen 4.15 (King GK-8052)


21 June 1980 LP (+ CD) MURDERED BY THE MUSIC [ONGAKU SATSUJIN]

  1. School of Thought 4.12
  2. Murdered by the Music 3.40
  3. Kid-Nap, the Dreamer 3.00
  4. I-Kasu! 1.12
  5. Radioactivist 3.14
  6. Numbers from a Calculated Conversation 4.36

  7. Bijin-kyōshi at the Swimming School 4.08
  8. Blue Colour Worker 4.28
  9. Stop in the Name of Love 3.19
  10. Mirrormanic 3.33
  11. The Core of Eden 6.25 (LP: King SKS-1050)
    (CD 21 July 1985: K32X 13; CD 21 Nov 1992: KICS 2141; CD 22 Nov 1995: KICS 8071; CD cardboard sleeve 25 March 2005: KICS-1141; reissue SHM-CD 25 March 2009: KICS-91141)
Recorded 7 Feb - 2 April 1980.

21 June 1980 7" Murdered by the Music

    Murdered by the Music 3.40 / Bijin-kyōshi at the Swimming School 4.08 (King GK-8106)
(5 Dec 1980) 7" Blue Colour Worker
    Blue Colour Worker / Mirrormanic 3.35 (King K07S-125)
(late 1982) UK 7"/12" School of Thought
    School of Thought 4.12 / Stop in the Name of Love 3.15 [slightly different version] (7": Statik Records, STAT 19)

    School of Thought (Special Extended Remix Version) 4.37 //
    Stop in the Name of Love 3.15 [slightly different version] / River in the Ocean 5.00 (12": STAT 19-12)


21 Sep 1980 LP/MC SUSAN: DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAZIK [MAHŌ WO SHINJIRU KAI?]

  1. Modern Flowers in a Boot 3.04
  2. 24,000... Kiss 3.46
  3. Dream of You 3.04
  4. Do You Believe in Magic? 2.42
  5. Ah! Soka 5.07

  6. Freezin' Fish under the Moonlight (Eatin' My Backbone) 4.17
  7. Glass Girl 3.37
  8. It's No Time for You to Cry 4.49
  9. Screamer 6.47 (LP: 27·3H-24; MC: 27·6H-14)
Produced, arranged, drums, chorus and vocoder by Yukihiro Takahashi. Recorded 24 May - 27 June 1980.

21 Sep 1980 7" Susan: 24,000... Kiss

    24,000... Kiss 3.46 / Dream of You 3.04 (07·5H-52)
1 Nov 1980 7" Susan: Multi-Modern World
    Multi-Modern World / It's No Time for You to Cry (07·5H-58)


Part 2 - The Alfa & Vap Years

21 Feb 1981 LP (+ CD) KENJI OMURA: HARU GA IPPAI [SPRING IS NEARLY HERE]

Music by Takahashi. Sounds very much like him.

5 June 1981 LP (+ CD) NEUROMANTIC [ROMAN SHINKEISH]

  1. Glass 6.03
  2. Grand espoir 4.39
  3. Connection 5.06
  4. New (Red) Roses 3.50

  5. Extra-Ordinary 4.26
  6. Drip Dry Eyes 5.32
  7. Curtains 3.42
  8. Charge 2.34
  9. Something in the Air 4.51 (LP: ALR-28019)
    (CD 10 Aug 1988: 32XA-228: CD 21 Aug 1992: ALCA-361; CD 28 Sep 1994: ALCA-9060; cardboard sleeve CD 24 March 2005: MHCL 513)
Recorded March-May 1981 in Tokyo & UK.

21 Sep 1981 LP SUSAN: THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT [KOI SEYO OTOME]

  1. You're My Number One 4.09
  2. The Girl Can't Help It [Koi Seyo Otome] 3.33
  3. Training 4.16
  4. Blow-Up 2.25
  5. I Need Your Love 4.12

  6. I Only Come Out at Night 5.06
  7. Go Go 3.39
  8. Nuit De Saint-Germain 4.08
  9. Tokyo Sue 4.46
  10. My Love 4.56 (28·3H-48)
21 Sep 1981 7" Susan: The Girl Can't Help It
    The Girl Can't Help It / Training 4.16 (07·5H-96)
21 Oct 1981 various artists LP (+ CD) SNAKEMAN SHOW: NO MORE FIGHT
Composed and produced by Yukihiro Takahashi, arranged by Yukihiro Takahashi & Ryuichi Sakamoto. Drums by Yukihiro Takahashi. Piano, vive and timpani by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Guitars by Kenji Omura. Recorded at CBS SONY Roppongi Studio. Mixed at Alfa Studio A.

5 Dec 1981 LP (+CD) THE BEATNIKS: EXITENTIALISM [DEGUCHI SHUGI]

  1. Le sang du poete 2.24
  2. No Way Out 4.03
  3. Ark Diamant 4.00
  4. Now and Then 3.52
  5. Loopy 3.01

  6. Une femme n’est pas un homme 3.26
  7. Mirrors 3.27
  8. Le robinet 3.01
  9. L’etoile de mer 3.36
  10. Inevitable 5.38 (LP: Vap, 30019-28)

    CD bonus track:

  11. River in the Ocean 5.00 (CD 21 Nov 1985: 80018-32; CD 21 Feb 1991: VPCC-83013; CD 20 May 1994: VPCC-81019)
5 Dec 1981 7" The Beatniks: No Way Out
    No Way Out 4.03/Le robinet 3.01 (Vap, 10018-07)
21 May 1982 non-LP 7" Susan: Samarkand Odori
    Samarkand Odori / My Love (07·5H-123)


21 June 1982 LP (+CD) WHAT, ME WORRY? [BOKU, DAIJŌBU?]

  1. What, Me Worry? 1.09
  2. It's Gonna Work Out 3.56
  3. Sayonara 5.31
  4. This Strange Obsession 3.41
  5. Flash Back 5.17

  6. The Real You 4.44
  7. Disposable Love 4.27
  8. My Highland Home in Thailand 1.11
  9. All You've Got To Do 3.30
  10. It's All Too Much 4.40 (LP: YLR-28003; CD 10 Aug 1988: 32XA-229; CD 21 Aug 1992: ALCA-362; CD 28 Sep 1994: ALCA-9061)

    2005 CD extra tracks:

  11. Futari no kage ni 4.37
  12. Disposable Love 4.27 (Japanese vocals)
  13. Ich bin der gluckligchste Mench auf der Welt 3.59 (cardboard sleeve CD 24 March 2005: MHCL 514)
21 July 1982 12" EP (+ CDM) What, Me Worry?
  1. Futari no kage ni 4.37
  2. Flash Back 4.55 [without piano intro]
  3. Disposable Love 4.27 (Japanese vocals)
  4. Sayonara (Instrumental) 5.31
  5. Ich bin der gluckligchste Mench auf der Welt 3.59 (YLR-19001; CD 21 Aug 1993: ALCA-511; CD 28 Sep 1994: ALCA-9066)


1 Sep 1982 non-LP 7" The Beatniks: River in the Ocean

    River in the Ocean 5.00/Ark Diamant 4.00 (Vap, 10053-07)
16 Dec 1982 various artists MC (+ CD) OTOBAN BIKKURI HOUSE - ULTRA PSYCHE BIKKURI PARTY [URU-SAI-PARTY]


1 Jan 1983 7" Are You Recieving Me?

    Are You Recieving Me? (single version) 4.06/And I Believe in You 4.29 (Yen, YLR-703)
25 March 1983 LP/MC (+ CD) MIKI FUJIMURA: YUMEKOIBITO
2 & 10 arrangement and all instruments (drums, Prophet-5, MC-4, Emulator, Linn Drum) by Yukihiro Takahashi, music by Miki Fujimura, words by Yukio Matsuo. Takahashi also plays drums, Prophet-5, MC-4, Emulator and Linn Drum on 3.

25 June 1983 7" Maebure

    Maebure 4.26/Another Door 6.32 (Yen, YLR-706)
24 Aug 1983 LP (+ CD) TOMORROW'S JUST ANOTHER DAY [BARA-IRO NO ASU]
  1. Ripple 4.27
  2. My Bright Tomorrow 3.35
  3. Kagerou 4.57
  4. Rokugatsu no Tenshi 3.22
  5. Maebure 4.26

  6. Coincidence 4.20
  7. This Island Earth 4.39
  8. Are You Recieving Me? 4.26 [LP remix]
  9. Good Time 3.34 [remix]
  10. The April Fools 3.14 (LP: Yen, YLR-28009)
    (CD 25 July 1984: 38XA-18; CD 25 March 1987: 32XA-146; CD 21 Aug 1992: ALCA-363; CD 28 Sep 1994: ALCA-9062; cardboard sleeve CD 26 July 2006: MHCL 791)


28 Nov 1983 various artists LP (+ CD) WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS

25 Jan 1984 live-LP (+ CD) TIME AND PLACE - YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI LIVE 1983
  1. My Bright Tomorrow 3.39
  2. Kagerou 4.56
  3. Drip Dry Eyes 5.38
  4. Flashback 5.42

  5. Maebure 4.43
  6. Something in the Air 5.16
  7. It's Gonna Work Out 4.23
  8. The April Fools 3.50
  9. Happiness Is Happening 3.42 (LP: YLR-28015; CD 21 Aug 1992: ALCA-364; CD 28 Sep 1994: ALCA-9063; cardboard sleeve CD 26 July 2006: MHCL 792)
1-8 live 16+20 Aug 1983. 9 is a unique studio track, I think it sounds like it was recorded in 1982.

10 Nov 1984 LP (+ CD) WILD & MOODY

  1. Wild & Moody 1.21
  2. Stranger Things Have Happened 4.09
  3. Kill That Thermostat 4.48
  4. Helpless 5.04

  5. The Price to Pay 5.12
  6. Bounds of Reason Bonds of Love 3.50
  7. Walking to the Beat 6.01 (LP: YLR-22005; MC: YLC-22003; CD 21 Aug 199: ALCA-365; CD 28 Sep 1994: ALCA-9064; cardboard sleeve CD 26 July 2006: MHCL 793)
Recorded Aug-Sep 1984.

25 April 1985 soundtrack LP/CD POISSON D'AVRIL [SHI-GATSU NO SAKANA]

  1. Poisson D'Avril
  2. Theme from Mari
  3. Shohei's CM Song
  4. Proud Toilet Attendant
  5. Heart in a Hurry
  6. Ordinary Day
  7. Probably, South Pacific
  8. Brand New Day
  9. At Speak Easy Club
  10. The Trouble with Shohei
  11. Theme from Fujiko
  12. Soap Opera
  13. Poisson D'Avril (instrumental) (LP: YLR-28022; CD 25 March 1987: 32XA-147; CD 28 Sep 1994: ALCA-9067; cardboard sleeve CD 26 July 2006: MHCL 794)
25 April 1985 7" Poisson D'Avril
    Poisson D'Avril (single version) 4.46/Kimi ni Surprise! 4.04 (YLR-714)
25 May 1985 various artists 2-LP (+ CD YEN MEMORIAL ALBUM [YEN SOTSUGYO KINEN]
28 Nov 1985 coll-LP THE BRAND NEW DAY
  1. Poisson D'avril
  2. Futari no kage ni
  3. Maebure
  4. Flashback
  1. Walking to the Beat
  2. The Real You
  3. Are You Receiving Me? 4.26 [LP remix]
  4. Drip Dry Eyes (YLR-28024)
21 Dec 1985 coll-CD THE BRAND NEW DAY
  1. Poisson D'avril
  2. Futari no kage ni
  3. Maebure
  4. Flashback
  5. Ich bin der gluckligchste Mench auf der Welt 3.59
  6. Walking to the Beat
  7. The Real You
  8. Are You Receiving Me? 4.26 [LP remix]
  9. Drip Dry Eyes
  10. The April Fools (32XA-44; reissue CD 21 Aug 1992: ALCA-366; CD 28 Sep 1994: ALCA-9065)
(11 Sep 1990) coll-CD BEST SELECTION
  1. Poisson D'Avril
  2. Connection
  3. The Real You
  4. My Bright Tomorrow
  5. Kagerou
  6. Extra-Ordinary
  7. Are You Recieving Me?
  8. Rokugatsu no tenshi
  9. Sayonara
  10. Good Time (ALCA-73)
(25 Aug 1991) remix-CD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI IN THE ‘90s - THE DAVID LORD REMIX
    (ALCA-164)
Contains two remixed medley tracks: a long version and a short version of Glass/What, Me Worry?/Good Time/Are You Recieving Me?/Extra-Ordinary/Kagerou/Charge/ The Real You/My Bright Tomorrow/Sayonara

(1 Sep 1994) remix-CD/LP THE BEATNIKS - ANOTHER HIGH EXIT (EXITENTIALISM REMIX ALBUM)

  1. No Way Out (Something Wonderful Mix One) 6.44 [remix & additional production by Kay Nakayama]
  2. Le sang du poete (Graham Massey Pro 5 Mix) 6.30 [remix & additional production by Graham Massey of 808 State]
  3. Une femme n’est pas un homme (Aphex Twin Mix) 5.26 [remix & additional production by Aphex Twin]
  4. Ark Diamant (Ernie + Bert of React 2 Rhythm Mix) 7.24 [remix & additional production by Ernie + Bert of React 2 Rhythm]
  5. Inevitable (Fractal Form Mix) 7.43 [remix & additional production by Fractal Form]
  6. Mirrors (Bill Laswell Alien Mind-Screen Mix) 7.55 [remix & additional production by Bill Laswell]
  7. Le sang du poete (Graham Massey Aquanatal Mix) 7.27 [remix & additional production by Graham Massey of 808 State]
  8. No Way Out (Something Wonderful Mix Two ‘Dark Side of Sunshine’) 2.48 [remix & additional production by Kay Nakayama]
  9. Now and Then (Something Wonderful Mix) 6.32 [remix & additional production by Kay Nakayama]
    (CD: VPCC-81059; LP: VPJC-31001)
The CD is entitled ANOTHER HIGH EXIT, the LP is entitled ANOTHER HIGH EXIT - EXITENTIALISM REMIX ALBUM, but both have identical track lists.

(24 July 1996) rarities CD YEN BOX VOL. 1: IT'S A Y.T. WORLD

  1. Futari no kage ni 4.37
  2. Flashback 4.54 (instrumental)
  3. Disposable Love 4.28 (Japanese vocals)
  4. Sayonara 5.31 (instrumental)
  5. Ich bin der gluckligchste Mensch auf der Welt 3.59
  6. Are You Recieving Me? 4.06 (single version)
  7. And I Believe in You 4.29
  8. Another Door 6.32
  9. Walking to the Beat 4.06 (Australian single edit)
  10. Poisson D'Avril 4.46 (single version)
  11. Kimi ni Surprise! 4.04
  12. School of Thought 3.53 (live)
  13. Disposable Love 4.27 (live)
  14. Sports Men 4.01 (live with Hosono)
  15. Key 5.00 (live with Sakamoto and probably Hosono)
  16. It’s All Too Much 4.28 (live)
    (ALCA-5077; only in 17-CD set 'Yen Box Vol. 1')
(18 Dec 1996) box set CD BONUS DISC MALE
(26 July 2006) live DVD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI - BOYS WILL BE BOYS - YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI LIVE 1983
    (MHBL 20)
(26 July 2006) live DVD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI & TOHRU KAWASAKI - SHIN-SEINEN
    (MHBL 21)
(11 March 2009) coll-2CD TURNING THE PAGES OF LIFE - THE BEST OF YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI IN ALFA YEARS 1981-1985
  1. Glass 6.03
  2. Connection 5.06
  3. New (Red) Roses 3.50
  4. Drip Dry Eyes 5.32
  5. Curtains 3.42
  6. Something in the Air 4.51
  7. What, Me Worry? 1.09
  8. It's Gonna Work Out 3.56
  9. Sayonara 5.31
  10. Flash Back 5.17
  11. The Real You 4.44
  12. Disposable Love 4.27 [LP version]
  13. All You've Got To Do 3.30
  14. Ich bin der gluckligchste Mench auf der Welt 3.59 [from "What, Me Worry?" EP]
  15. Are You Recieving Me? (single version) 4.06
  16. And I Believe in You 4.29 [B-side Are You Recieving Me]
  1. Ripple 4.27
  2. My Bright Tomorrow 3.35
  3. Kagerou 4.57
  4. Rokugatsu no Tenshi 3.22
  5. Maebure 4.26
  6. Another Door (TRA 60 sec. ver.) [from the cassette-book "TRA3", 1983]
  7. Another Door 6.32 [B-side Maebure]
  8. Happiness Is Happening 3.42 [from TIME AND PLACE - YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI LIVE 1983]
  9. Stranger Things Have Happened 4.09
  10. Kill That Thermostat 4.48
  11. Walking to the Beat 4.06 (Australian single edit)
  12. Kimi ni Surprise! 4.04 [B-side Poisson D'Avril]
  13. Poisson D'Avril (single version) 4.46
  14. Door wo akereba 4.24 [from WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS]
  15. Good Time 3.51 [from OTOBAN BIKKURI HOUSE - ULTRA PSYCHE BIKKURI PARTY, 1982]
  16. Kyō, koi ga 3.20 [from SNAKEMAN SHOW: NO MORE FIGHT, 1981] (Blu-Spec 2-CD: MHCL 20001~20002)


Part 3 - The Pony/Canyon Years

1 Nov 1985 LP/CD ONCE A FOOL, ...

  1. Haruka naru omoi
  2. Fuyu no silhoette
  3. Providence (Subarashiki Gensou)
  4. Shigoto o oeta bokutachi wa
  5. One More Chance
  6. Sailor
  7. I Saw the Light
  8. Konchu-ki
  9. Nakitai komochi
  10. Kyou no sora (LP: Canyon C28A0446; CD: Canyon D32A0127; CD 21 Oct 1990: PCCA-00128; CD 20 May 1994: PCCA-00579; cardboard sleeve CD 18 March 2003 with 3 bonus tracks from Stay Close EP: PCCA-01859; CD 18 March 2009: PCCA-50076)
21 Feb 1986 12" (+ CDM) Yukihiro Takahashi and Steve Jansen: Stay Close
    Stay Close 8.10 // Betsu-Ni 5.07 / Stay Close (Weirder World) 2.56 (12": C12A0473; CD-maxi 21 Aug 1991: PCCA-00302)
21 Aug 1986 LP/CD ...ONLY WHEN I LAUGH
  1. Weekend
  2. Solution
  3. Life Like a River
  4. Ima no boku kara
  5. Episode 87
  6. Camp
  7. Ie ni kaeritai
  8. Yume kara sametara
  9. Moonlight Feels Right (LP: Canyon C28A0507; CD: D32A0213; CD 21 Oct 1990: PCCA-00129; CD 16 Dec 1995: PCCA-00857; cardboard sleeve CD 19 Feb 2003 with 5 bonus tracks from JAPAN TOUR - 1986: PCCA-01860; CD 18 March 2009: PCCA-50077)
21 Aug 1986 7" Weekend
    Weekend/Camp (EP 7A 0618)
24 Nov 1986 VHS (+ LD) YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI JAPAN TOUR 1986
  1. Episode '87
  2. Life Like a River
  3. Camp
  4. Yume kara sametara ... (tenshi wa sugu soko ni ita)
  5. Moonlight Feels Right
  6. Solution
  7. Providence
  8. Stay Close
  9. Weekened
  10. Kyo no sora
  11. Stay Close (video clip) (VHS: V98M1443; reissue VHS 21 May 1993: PCVP-51183; laser disc 21 May 1993: PCLP-00446)
This tour lasted from 21 August to 25 September.

late 1986/early 1987 limited give-away pseudonym 12" Bingo Crosby & Frank Shinasoba: I Saw the Light

    I Saw the Light (Todd Rundgren)/If You Don't Want My Love (Bobby Womack)
Recorded by Yukihiro Takahashi & Kazuhiko Katoh at Tokyo FM R Studio on 10th Oct 1986, and then broadcast live the same evening. During the radio program three songs were being performed, one Kazuhiko Katoh solo song and the two cover songs that are on the 12" Single. (Both cover songs are (were) available on a CD that came with the 2007 Sadistic Mica Band Official Book Boxset.)

21 May 1987 soundtrack LP/CD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI & YOHJI YAMAMOTO: LA PENSÉE

  1. Parfum de l'aube
  2. Memoires d'un homme
  3. Memoires d'une femme
  4. Brise
  5. Entracte
  6. Parano-mania
  7. Voyage a travers le "futurproche"
  8. Les filles qui arrivent de la Chine
  9. Old Step
  10. Professeur "Fate"
  11. Bondissement
  12. Errance (LP: C28A0570; CD: D32A0289: CD 21 Oct 1990: PCCA-00130; CD 16 Dec 1995: PCCA-00858; CD 18 March 2009: PCCA-50078)
21 May 1987 7" The Beatniks: Total Recall
    Total Recall/Chotto tsurain da (EP 7A0735 Canyon)
21 June 1987 LP/CD THE BEATNIKS: EXITENTIALIST A GO GO
  1. Total Recall
  2. Aru hareta hini [On a Fine Day]
  3. Natsu no hi no tomurai [Once upon a Summer Funeral]
  4. Common Man
  5. Theme for the Beat Generation
  6. Chotto tsurain da [I feel a little pain]
  7. Stage Fright
  8. Taisetsu na kotoba wa hitotsu "mada kimi ga suki" [There's an important word - I still love you]
  9. Grains of Life
  10. Pilgrims Progress (LP: C28A0577; CD: D32A0295; CD 21 Oct 1990: PCCA-00131; CD 20 May 1994: PCCA-00597; CD cardboard sleeve 19 Feb 2003: PCCA-01861)
21 Sep 1987 CDV Yukihiro Takahashi: CDV Gold
  1. Stay Close (Video)
  2. Haruka naru omoi (Audio) [from ONCE A FOOL]
  3. Fuyu no silhoette (Audio) [from ONCE A FOOL]
  4. Life Like a River (Audio) [from ONLY WHEN I LAUGH]
  5. Weekend (Audio) [from ONLY WHEN I LAUGH]
  6. Kyou no sora (Audio) [from ONCE A FOOL] (CD-Video: E24A1005)
(21 May 1993) coll-CD THE BEST WAY [1985-87]
  1. Weekend [from ONLY WHEN I LAUGH]
  2. Solution [from ONLY WHEN I LAUGH]
  3. Shigoto o oeta bokutachi wa [from ONCE A FOOL]
  4. Stay Close 8.10 [from single STAY CLOSE]
  5. Life Like a River [from ONLY WHEN I LAUGH]
  6. Natsu no hi no tomurai [from EXITENTIALIST A GO GO]
  7. Ima no boku kara [from ONLY WHEN I LAUGH]
  8. Sailor [from ONCE A FOOL]
  9. Nakitai komochi [from ONCE A FOOL]
  10. Total Recall [from EXITENTIALIST A GO GO]
  11. Kyou no sora [from ONCE A FOOL] (PCCA-00453)


Part 4 - Toshiba-EMI/Eastworld + Consipio 1992-1996

9 Nov 1988 7"/3" CDS Look of Love

    Look of Love 4.48/Dance of Life 4.37 (7": Eastworld RT07-2231; 3" CD-single: XT10-2231)
16 Nov 1988 LP/CD EGO
  1. Tomorrow Never Knows 3.41
  2. Look of Love 4.48
  3. Erotic 4.03
  4. Asairo no tameiki 4.53
  5. Sea Change 4.42
  6. Dance of Life 4.37
  7. Yes 5.12
  8. Left Bank 4.41
  9. Only the Heart Has Heard 6.49 (LP: RT28-5327; CD: CT32-5327; CD 25 Oct 1995: TOCT-9223; SHM-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95080)
1989 promo CDM Fait Accompli
  1. Fait Accompli
  2. Erotic (5" CD-single: PCDZ-1059)
Promoting the car model Toyota New MR2 (or possibly given to people who bought it?). I have no idea whether these versions are the same that were released on EGO and BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN.

15 Feb 1990 CDS 1% no kankei

    1% no kankei/Fait Accompli (3" CD-single: TODT-2475; promo 7": PRT-1453)
4 April 1990 CD/LP BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN
  1. Tengoku kara no chuukei [Broadcast from Heaven]
  2. 6.000.000.000 no tengoku
  3. Fait Accompli
  4. 4.30am no yeti
  5. 1% no kankei
  6. The Sensual Object Dance
  7. Sabishisa no sentaku [A Choice of Loneliness]
  8. Forever Bursting into Flame
  9. Rehabilitation
  10. What the World Needs Now Is Love (CD: TOCT-5647; LP: TOCT-9224; CD 25 Oct 1995: TOCT-9224; SHM-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95081)
25 April 1990 various artists CD ALL WE NEED IS LOVE
    1. Yukihiro Takahashi: All You Need Is Love 4.58
    3. Yukihiro Takahashi: We Can Work It Out 3.51
    14. Yukihiro Takahashi: All You Need Is Love (Reprise Karaoke Version) 4.57 (TOCT-5657)
A Beatles cover album.

14 Nov 1990 CDS X’mas Day in the Next Life

  1. X’mas Day in the Next Life
  2. Kami o wasurete, Iwaeyo X’mas Time
  3. The Night after X'mas - instrumental (3" CD-single: TODT-2595; promo 5" CD-single: PCD-162)
5 Dec 1990 VHS/LD A LA VIE PROCHAINE
  1. Forever Bursting into Flame
  2. 1% no kankei
  3. What the World Needs Now Is Love
  4. X’mas Day in the Next Life (VHS: TOVF-7017; 8" laser disc: TOMF-7017)
12 Dec 1990 VSD X’mas Day in the Next Life
  1. X’mas Day in the Next Life (Video single disc: TOFF-7012)
20 Feb 1991 CDS Ai wa tsuyoi stronger than iron
  1. Ai wa tsuyoi stronger than iron
  2. Kuki sudake
  3. Stronger Than Iron (English version) (3" CD-single: TODT-2623)
20 March 1991 CD/LP A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE
  1. Only Love Can Break Your Heart 3.03
  2. Furueru hoshi 5.09
  3. Ai wa tsuyoi stronger than iron 4.39
  4. 360 Degrees 4.52
  5. Kuki sudake 4.27
  6. Betsu-ni 5.23
  7. Everyday Life 4.37
  8. X’mas Day in the Next Life 4.59
  9. Kami o wasurete, Iwaeyo X’mas Time 4.53
  10. Nightingale in Heaven 3.02 (CD: TOCT-6032; CD 25 Oct 1995: TOCT-9225; SHM-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95082)
23 Aug 1991 live-CD (+ 2-CD) A NIGHT IN THE NEXT LIFE - YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI LIVE 1991
  1. Arigato 3.26
  2. Betsu-Ni 5.25
  3. Forever Bursting into Flame 4.39
  4. Fait Accompli 3.32
  5. Kikansha 4.11
  6. Chotto Tsurainda 4.29
  7. 6,000,000,000 No Tengoku 4.31
  8. Kami Wo Wasurete, Iwaeyo X'mas time 4.53
  9. 1% No Kankei 4.08
  10. Ai wa tsuyoi stronger than iron 4.37
  11. Everyday Life 4.46
  12. Furueru Hoshi 5.17
  13. Murdered by the Music 6.17
  14. Disposable Love 4.41
  15. What the World Needs Now Is Love 2.24
  16. Paraiso 6.50 (TOCT-6246; CD 25 Oct 1995: TOCT-9226)
    2009 2-CD - Disc 1:
  1. Arigato
  2. Only Love Can Break Your Heart
  3. Betsu-Ni
  4. Forever Bursting into Flame
  5. Fait Accompli
  6. Kikansha
  7. Left Bank
  8. Chotto Tsurainda
  9. 6,000,000,000 No Tengoku
  10. Kami Wo Wasurete, Iwaeyo X'mas time
  11. X'Mas day in the Next Life
  12. 1% No Kankei
  13. Kuki suu dake
  14. Ai wa tsuyoi stronger than iron
  15. Everyday Life
  16. Furueru Hoshi
    2009 2-CD - Disc 2 (Encore):
  1. Members Introduction
  2. Murdered by the Music
  3. Disposable Love
  4. What the World Needs Now Is Love
  5. Paraiso (Haraiso) (SHM-2-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95083~95084)
Live 29 April 1991 at On Air, Tokyo.

23 Aug 1991 soundtrack CD THE ADVENTURE OF GAKU

  1. Gaku no bouken [The Adventure of Gaku - opening title]
  2. Hiru ne [A Nap in Paradise]
  3. Chinka kyou no onna [Subsidence Bridge]
  4. Tadayou futari [Drifting Two]
  5. Yochou [Presentiment]
  6. Gekiryu [Torrent]
  7. Houkou [Wandering Two]
  8. Gaku no theme [Theme of Gaku, part 1]
  9. Dasshutsu [Escape]
  10. Gaku no theme [Theme of Gaku, part 2]
  11. Gaku daijoubu [His Light within - parody of "Boku daijoubu - What, Me Worry?"]
  12. Kami no koe aruiwa kame no koe [The Voice of Jedi Master Turtle]
  13. Saikai [Reunion]
  14. Gaku no bouken [The Adventure of Gaku - theme]
  15. Furoku (TOCT-6134)
13 Nov 1991 3" CDS Genki nara ureshiine
    Genki nara ureshiine/Kuki sudake (live) (Eastworld TODT-2756)
Kuki sudake recorded live 29 April 1991 at On Air, Tokyo (from same show as the live album A NIGHT IN THE NEXT LIFE).

25 Jan 1992 soundtrack CD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI: UMI-SORA-SANGO NO IITSUTAE

  1. Rising the Sun
  2. Theme of Uminchyw
  3. Stranger in Paradise
  4. Okinawanchildai
  5. Scream without a Voice
  6. The Blue Fish with Secret Desire
  7. A Stormy Day
  8. Melody of Coral
  9. Little Adventure
  10. Castaway
  11. Nocturne
  12. Little Two Hearts
  13. Smile through One's Tears
  14. Expected Ocean (Consipio, COCD-9201)
18 March 1992 CD LIFE TIME, HAPPY TIME
  1. Genki nara uresiine
  2. Otoko ni oite
  3. Suteki na hito
  4. Follow You Down
  5. Good Days Bad Days
  6. Fathers
  7. Pursuit of Happiness
  8. Happy Children
  9. Mis
  10. Siawase ni narou yo
  11. Koufuku no choushi (TOCT-6431; CD 25 Oct 1995: TOCT-9227; SHM-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95085)
Recorded June-Dec 1991.

18 March 1992 3" CDS Suteki na hito

  1. Suteki na hito
  2. Good Days, Bad Days (TODT-2809)
30 Sep 1992 various artists CD LOVE ME DO
    2. Yukihiro Takahashi: We Can Work It Out 3.51
    13. Yukihiro Takahashi: All You Need Is Love 4.58 (TOCT-6684)
Both tracks taken from the earlier ALL WE NEED IS LOVE Beatles cover album (25 April 1990).

27 Jan 1993 CD HEART OF HURT

  1. 1 % no kankei 4.10
  2. Kimi to iru 3.20
  3. Kagerou 4.52
  4. Maebure 4.14
  5. Kyō no sora 3.35
  6. Kimi ni Surprise! 4.04
  7. Chotto tsurainda 5.10
  8. Saravah! 3.06
  9. Drip Dry Eyes 4.35
  10. 4:30 am no yeti 3.56
  11. Left Bank 5.06
  12. Genki nara ureshiine 3.16 (CD: TOCT-6896; CD 25 Oct 1995: TOCT-9228; SHM-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95086)
Acoustically sounding re-recordings. Recorded Sep-Oct 1992.

30 Aug 1993 soundtrack CD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI: AHIRU NO UTA GA KIKOETE KURUYO

  1. Mota, Bata and Riki 2.01
  2. Taranbe Lake 0.48
  3. A Man with a Boy 2.52
  4. An Empty Heart 0.36
  5. My Life As a Duck 1.48
  6. First Encounter 2.32
  7. Yonezo's Trick 1.47
  8. Little Adventure 2.14
  9. Teacher's Children 3.06
  10. Moonstruck 0.28
  11. Tale of Love 1.44
  12. His Presentiment 1.20
  13. A Man with a Boy 1.06
  14. Ryosuke and Junko 1.17
  15. The Last Day 1.38
  16. Three Flew over tte Duck's Nest 2.03
  17. Ending Title 4.33
  18. Opening Title 0.14 (Consipio, COCD-9203)
Instrumental music.

20 July 1994 remix CD/LP MURDERED BY THE MUSIC - REMIX

  1. School of Thought (Yoshinori Sunahara Mix)
  2. Murdered by the Music (Something Wonderful Mix)
  3. Kid-Nap, the Dreamer (Something Wonderful Mix)
  4. I-Hasu (Toshiyuki Kishi Mix)
  5. Radioactivist (Ernie + Bert of React 2 Rhythm Mix)
  6. Numbers from a Calculated Conversation (Something Wonderful Mix)
  7. Blue Colour Worker (Toshiyuki Kishi Mix)
  8. Stop in the Name of Love (Yoshinori Sunahara Mix)
  9. Mirrormanic (L.F.O. Mix)
  10. The Core of Eden (Yukihiro Takahashi and Kay Nakayama Mix) (CD: Consipio, COCD-9206)
    1. School of Thought (Yoshinori Sunahara Mix) (12" version)
    2. Radioactivist (Ernie + Bert of React 2 Rhythm Mix)
    3. Numbers from a Calculated Conversation (Something Wonderful Mix) //
    1. Blue Colour Worker (Toshiyuki Kishi Mix)
    2. Mirrormanic (L.F.O. Mix) (12" version)
    3. The Core of Eden (Yukihiro Takahashi and Kay Nakayama Mix) (LP: Consipio, COCDL-9401)
20 July 1994 remix CD SARAVAH! REMIX
  1. Present (remix and additional production by BLUE)
  2. Sunset (remix and additional production by BARBEY)
  3. Elastic Dummy (remix and additional production by SHIGENORI KAWANAKA)
  4. La Rosa (performed by HIROKAZU OGURA, TAKAMUNE NEGISHI and YASUHIRO KOBAYASHI)
  5. Saravah! (remixed by SEIJI TODA)
  6. C'est si bon (remix and additional production by MASAKI SEKIGUCHI with MASAYUKI SUIZU)
  7. Mood Indigo (remixed by TAKASHI WATANABE and THUNDER SHIRAKAWA)
  8. Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Bleu) (remixed by SEIJI TODA)
  9. Back Street Midnight Queen (remix and additional production by BLUE) (Consipio, COCD-9207)
19 Oct 1994 3" CDS Aozora
  1. Aozora
  2. Eien no natsu (CD-single: TODT-3318)
16 Nov 1994 CD MR. YT
  1. Taxman
  2. Futari de kurashite mitaine
  3. Wind That Blow to Bikal
  4. Nidome no hatsukoi [Second Love]
  5. Sei ippai no hohoemi
  6. Boku raga KISS o suruwake
  7. In This Life
  8. Aozora [Blue Sky]
  9. Doko he
  10. Hoshi kuzu no machi (TOCT-8601; SHM-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95087)
8 April 1995 3" CDS Sei-ippai no hohoemi
  1. Sei ippai no hohoemi (single version)
  2. Sei ippai no hohoemi (original karaoke)
  3. Futari de kurashite mitaine (CD-single: TODT-3484)
28 April 1995 3" CDS Watermelon
  1. Watermelon
  2. Komiageru namida to kimi no tame ni (CD-single: TODT-3462)
28 April 1995 3" CDS Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra featuring Yukihiro Takahashi: Watermelon
  1. Watermelon
  2. Hana fubuki (CD-single: EPIC/Sony ESDB 3568)
7 June 1995 coll-CD I’M NOT IN LOVE - THE BEST OF YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI 1988-1995
  1. Watermelon (single featuring Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra) 5.38
  2. Look of Love 4.49 [from Ego]
  3. Koufuku no choushi 4.05 [from Life Time, Happy Time]
  4. Aozora 4.38 [from Mr. Y.T.]
  5. Wind That Blow to Bikal 4.21 [from Mr. Y.T.]
  6. [single featuring Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra] 5.34
  7. Boku raga kissS o suruwake (single mix) 4.34 [LP-version is from Mr. Y.T.]
  8. Ai wa tsuyoi stronger than iron 4.39 [from A Day in the Next Life]
  9. Shiawase ni narou yo 4.41 [from Life Time, Happy Time]
  10. Left Bank 4.42 [from Ego]
  11. Kami osurete iwaeyo x'mas time 4.52 [from A Day in the Next Life]
  12. Kuuki suudake 4.27 [from A Day in the Next Life]
  13. 1% no kankei 4.07 [from Broadcast from Heaven]
  14. X'mas Day in the Next Life 4.58 [from A Day in the Next Life]
  15. Genki nara uresiine 4.17 [from Life Time, Happy Time]
  16. All Roads Lead to Heaven - 930MIX 6.42 (Toshiba TOCT-8968)
25 June 1995 CD THE BEATNIKS: THE SHOW VOL. 4 - YOHJI YAMAMOTO COLLECTION MUSIC
  1. Qu'attends-tu?
  2. yyyt.@ks.-001
  3. yyyt.@ks.-005
  4. yyyt.@ks.-003
  5. yyyt.@ks.-002
  6. yyyt.@ks.-007
  7. yyyt.@ks.-006
  8. yyyt.@ks.-009
  9. yyyt.@ks.-0010
  10. yyyt.@ks.-008
  11. Tu ne salit pas les mans (Consipio, COCD-9214)
Instrumental music.

27 Sep 1995 3" CDS Saenai kimochi

  1. Saenai kimochi
  2. Umibe no ie (CD-single: TODT-3560)
25 Oct 1995 CD FATE OF GOLD (48 Minutes and 58 Seconds of Soul)
  1. Boku wa ummei o shin jinai 4.09
  2. The Look of Love 5.45 [Bacharach/David]
  3. Saenai kimochi 4.57
  4. Merci boku 4.18
  5. Flash Light 4.15
  6. Konna boku (kimi wa mada wakai) 5.03
  7. Juugatsu no koi [October Love] 5.30
  8. Umibe no ie 5.30
  9. Bokura no shiawase 4.15
  10. Fate of Gold 4.54 (Toshiba, TOCT-9229; SHM-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95088)
7 Sep 1996 3-CD MAKOTO SHIINA & YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI: MUSIC WORLD
    CD 1 - YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI: UMI-SORA-SANGO NO IITSUTAE (originally released 25 Jan 1992) (Consipio, COCD-9201)
    CD 2 - YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI: AHIRU NO UTA GA KIKOETE KURUYO (originally released 30 Aug 1993) (Consipio, COCD-9203)
    CD 3 - TŌ HAYASE SAME HARA KAIGAN:
  1. Opening Theme "Ayashii Kutsuya Otoko"
  2. E-03
  3. Fushiki na Ana
  4. E-06
  5. Oishii Chahan
  6. Karera ga Yatte Kita
  7. E-009
  8. Ending Theme "Shiawase no Seikatsu Uta" (3" CD: Consipio, COCD-9218)
Note: the official AGENT CON-SIPIO website - which unfortunately no longer exists - and all Japanese web sites say the release date of the 3-CD set is 1996.11.10, but on the box itself it says 1996.09.07.

16 Oct 1996 3" CDM Na mo nai ren-ai

  1. Na mo nai ren-ai
  2. Ashinaga ojisan ni narezuni
  3. Na mo nai ren-ai (karaoke) (TODT-3823)
13 Nov 1996 CD PORTRAIT WITH NO NAME
  1. Hole in My Shoe [Traffic cover]
  2. Na mo nai re-nai [=Love of Nameless]
  3. Oishii mizu [=Delicious Water?]
  4. Owaranai tabi [=Endless Trip?]
  5. Field Glass
  6. Nagareboshi Hitotsu [=One Shooting Star?]
  7. Donna iikoto [Smap (Japanese group) cover]
  8. Ashinaga ojisan ni narezuni
  9. Ano kumo wa kyou
  10. I'll Be Home [Randy Newman cover] (TOCT-9695; SHM-CD 11 March 2009: TOCT-95089)
10 Dec 1996 CD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI: THE SHOW VOL 6 - YOHJI YAMAMOTO COLLECTION MUSIC
  1. PA-TO A.B.C.D
  2. PA-TO E
  3. PA-TO F.G
  4. PA-TO H
  5. PA-TO I
  6. PA-TO J
  7. PA-TO K
  8. PA-TO L.M
  9. PA-TO N.O
  10. PA-TO P
  11. PA-TO Q
  12. PA-TO R
  13. PA-TO S (Consipio Records, COCD-9219)
All songs composed, produced, arranged and performed by Takahashi.

(25 Feb 1998) coll-CD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI COLLECTION - SINGLES & MORE 1988-1996

  1. Look of love (from Ego)
  2. [unknown title from a non-YT album; features female vocal; from 8 April 1989]
  3. 1% no kankei (from Broadcast from Heaven)
  4. X'mas day in the Next Life (single mix) (from A Day in the Next Life)
  5. Ai wa tsuyoi Stronger Than Iron (from A Day in the Next Life)
  6. We Can Work It Out (Beatles) [from album 'All We Need Is Love' 24 April 1990]
  7. Genki nara ureshiine (from Life Time, Happy Time)
  8. Suteki na hito (from Life Time, Happy Time)
  9. Floating Away (from YMO Technodon)
  10. Aozora [Blue Sky] (from Mr YT)
  11. Sei ippai no hohoemi (single mix) (from Mr YT)
  12. Watermelon
  13. Saenai kimochi (from Fate of Gold)
  14. Namo nai renai (from Portrait with No Name) (Toshiba EMI East World, TOCT 10189)
(11 March 2009) coll-2CD TURNING THE PAGES OF LIFE - THE BEST OF YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI IN EMI YEARS 1988-1996
  1. Na mo nai re-nai [from PORTRAIT WITH NO NAME]
  2. Watermelon [single 1995]
  3. Suteki na hito [from LIFE TIME, HAPPY TIME]
  4. Flash Light [from FATE OF GOLD]
  5. 4.30am no yeti [from BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN or HEART OF HURT?]
  6. Fait Accompli [from BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN]
  7. Dance of Life [from EGO]
  8. Yes [from EGO]
  9. Otoko ni oite [from LIFE TIME, HAPPY TIME]
  10. Everyday Life [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE]
  11. Rehabilitation [from BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN]
  12. Kami o wasurete, Iwaeyo X’mas Time [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE]
  13. Left Bank [from EGO or HEART OF HURT?]
  14. Ano kumo wa kyou [from PORTRAIT WITH NO NAME]
  15. Boku wa ummei o shin jinai [from FATE OF GOLD]
  16. Siawase ni narou yo [from LIFE TIME, HAPPY TIME]
  17. Futari de kurashite mitaine [from MR. YT]
  1. 1% no kankei [from BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN or HEART OF HURT?]
  2. Aozora [from MR. YT]
  3. Komiageru namida to kimi no tame ni [from Watermelon single 1995]
  4. Saenai kimochi [from FATE OF GOLD]
  5. Kuki sudake [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE]
  6. Erotic [from EGO]
  7. 360 Degrees [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE]
  8. Betsu-ni [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE]
  9. Forever Bursting into Flame [from BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN]
  10. Furueru hoshi [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE]
  11. 6.000.000.000 no tengoku [from BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN]
  12. X’mas Day in the Next Life [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE]
  13. Ai wa tsuyoi stronger than iron [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE]
  14. Ashinaga ojisan ni narezuni [from PORTRAIT WITH NO NAME]
  15. Umibe no ie [from FATE OF GOLD]
  16. Genki nara uresiine [from LIFE TIME, HAPPY TIME or HEART OF HURT?]
  17. Nightingale in Heaven [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE] (SHM-2CD: EMI Music Japan, TOCT-95093~95094)


Part 5 - 1997 until now

1996/1997 promo 3" CDS Cresta - Time Is on My Side

  1. Time Is on My Side (3" CD-single: TGDS-88)
"TIME IS ON MY SIDE" was a commercial song for Toyota Cresta. There were two versions of the promo CD: a 3" CD-single housed in a 16 page full colour hardcover book, and a plain 3" CD-single. On the backside of the latter one it says (P) 1997, but all Japanese sites state that the promo CD-single is from 1996.

19 Feb 1997 3" CDS Soon with Yukihiro Takahashi: Hoshi no koe - Voice of the Earth

  1. Hoshi no koe - Voice of the Earth 5.22
  2. Hoshi no koe - Voice of the Earth (original karaoke) (CD-single: TODT-3940)
Written, arranged and produced by Yukihiro Takahashi.

18 April 1997 various artists CD CINE TECHNO - LOVE

    (PONYCANYON/PCCA-01104)
Album produced by Yukihiro Takahashi. Track 7 (Aujourd'hui C'est Toi) arrangement & all instruments by Yukihiro Takahashi.

18 April 1997 various artists CD CINE TECHNO - YUKIHIRO SELECTION

    (PONYCANYON/PCCA-01105)
Album produced by Yukihiro Takahashi. Track 8 (One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest) arrangement & all instruments by Yukihiro Takahashi.

June 1997 promo 3" CDS Yukihiro Takahashi: Hoshi no koe - Voice of the Earth

  1. Hoshi no koe - Voice of the Earth (promotional 3" CD-single: Consipio, AGPA-00001)
Cardboard Box with seven cards.

18 June 1997 CDM Te wo nobaseba - A Touch of Love

  1. Te wo nobaseba - A Touch of Love
  2. Hoshi no koe - Voice of the Earth 5.22
  3. Te wo nobaseba - A Touch of Love (original karaoke version)
  4. Hoshi no koe - Voice of the Earth (original karaoke version) (Consipio Records, AGCA-50001)
19 Sep 1997 CD A SIGH OF GHOST
  1. Run after You
  2. A Sigh of Ghost
  3. Inu ni naretara
  4. A Smile
  5. Trajicomedy
  6. Set Sail (Consipio Records, AGCA-10007; SHM-CD [incl. bonus tracks] 11 March 2009: TOCT-95090)
12 Nov 1997 CD SOON: NAKED
It has same duration as the previous "single version" but on the cover it clearly says "album version" so I assume it's different (I have never heard it).

17 Dec 1997 collaboration CD/LP YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI UK UNIT PULSE: PULSE X PULSE

  1. Life's Like That 5.14
  2. The Choice 5.14
  3. Wave 5.53
  4. Memory without Consequence 5.01
  5. A River Dry 5.13
  6. Prayer of Gold 4.53 (CD: Consipio Records, AGCA-10008; LP: AGJA-70001)
Recorded 9-18 Oct 1997. All songs written by Steve Jansen and Yukihiro Takahashi, all lyrics by Steve Jansen.

25 March 1998 CD A RAY OF HOPE

  1. I Need You 3.39
  2. A Ray of Hope 4.22
  3. Te wo nobaseba - A Touch of Love (Album Version) 5.22
  4. Iron Man 4.55
  5. The Choice 5.14 [from 'Pulse']
  6. Taisetsu na hito [Voice of the Earth II] 4.34
  7. Memory without Consequence 5.01 [from 'Pulse']
  8. Inu ni naretara 4.55 [from 'A Sigh of Ghost']
  9. Boku wa Matte Iru Yo 4.55
  10. Run after You (London remix) 6.05 (Consipio Records, AGCA-10009; SHM-CD [incl. bonus tracks] 11 March 2009: TOCT-95091)
17 June 1998 remix CD/3x12" YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI UK UNIT PULSE - PULSE REMIX
  1. The Choice (Reinforced Mix) [Remixed by 4Hero]
  2. Life's Like That (Vocal Mix) [Remixed by Spacer]
  3. Memory without Consequence (Reflection Confused Bits) [Remixed by Reflection]
  4. Memory without Consequence (Extra Polated Mix) [Remixed by Reflection]
  5. Wave (DJ Spooky's Unkut Modular Ekstasis Remix) [Remixed by DJ Spooky]
  6. A River Dry (The Girl from South) [Remixed by Fantastic Plastic Machine]
  7. Prayer of Gold (12 Inch Mix) [remixed by Eric Kupper]
  8. The Choice (Electro Groove Mix) [Remixed by 4Hero] (CD: Consipio Records, AGCA-10010)
    The Choice (Reinforced Mix) [Remixed by 4Hero]/
    The Choice (Electro Groove Mix) [Remixed by 4Hero]//
    Memory without Consequence (Reflection Confused Bits) [Remixed by Reflection]/
    Memory without Consequence (Extra Polated Mix) [Remixed by Reflection]

    Life's Like That (Vocal Mix) [Remixed by Spacer]/
    Life's Like That (Vocal Mix) [Remixed by Spacer]//
    Wave (DJ Spooky's Unkut Modular Ekstasis Remix) [Remixed by DJ Spooky]

    Prayer of Gold (12 Inch Mix) [remixed by Eric Kupper]/
    Prayer of Gold (12 Inch TVMix) [remixed by Eric Kupper]//
    A River Dry (The Girl from South) [Remixed by Fantastic Plastic Machine]/
    A River Dry (The Echo from South) [Remixed by Fantastic Plastic Machine]
    (3x12": Consipio Records, AGJA-70002)

18 Sep 1998 live CD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI: LIVE 1998 - RUN AFTER YOU
  1. Set Sail 6.32
  2. Iron Man 4.52
  3. Te Wo Nobaseba 5.28
  4. A Ray of Hope 4.24
  5. Run after You 6.24
  6. Something in the Air 4.33
  7. Stay Close 7.24
  8. A River Dry 5.32
  9. Memory without Consequence 4.58
  10. Inu ni Naretara 5.23
  11. Boku wa Matteiruyo 5.00
  12. A Sigh of Ghost 4.55
  13. Kid-napt The Dreamer 5.14
  14. Prayers of Gold 5.07 (Consipio Records, AGCA-10011)
Recorded live 24 Feb 1998 at Kosei-Nenkin Kaikan, Tokyo.

21 Oct 1998 remix CD COLDCUT: LET US REPLAY

Coldcut is a UK group, but it seems to have been released in Japan only. Hosono and Sakamoto also made one remix each.

17 June 1999 coll-CD COLOURS - THE BEST OF YT COVER TRACKS vol. 1

  1. The Loner [new track recorded March-April 1999]
  2. We Can Work It Out [from ALL WE NEED IS LOVE, 1990.04.25]
  3. Follow You Down [from LIFE TIME, HAPPY TIME, 1992.03.18]
  4. Moonlight Feels Right [from ONLY WHEN I LAUGH, 1986.08.21]
  5. Shiroi Hama - On This Beach [from various artists album 60 CANDLES, 1997.04.23]
  6. I Saw the Light [from ONCE A FOOL, 1985.11.01]
  7. Only Love Can Break Your Heart [from A DAY IN THE NEXT LIFE, 1991.03.20]
  8. Walk On By [new track recorded March-April 1999]
  9. Helpless [from WILD & MOODY, 1984.11.10]
  10. Pilgrims Progress [from BEATNIKS: EXITENTIALIST A GO GO, 1987.06.21]
  11. I¹ll Be Home [from PORTRAIT WITH NO NAME, 1996.11.13] (Agent Consipio, AGCA-10016)
7 July 1999 coll-CD COLOURS - THE BEST OF YT COVER TRACKS vol. 2
  1. Don't Think Twice, It¹s All Right [new track recorded March-April 1999]
  2. Taxman [from MR. YT, 1994.11.16]
  3. Homburg [new track recorded March-April 1999]
  4. The Look of Love [from FATE OF GOLD, 1995.10.25]
  5. This Island Earth [from TOMORROW¹S JUST ANOTHER DAY, 1983.08.24]
  6. I Need You [from A RAY OF HOPE, 1998.03.18]
  7. Donna Il-Koto [from PORTRAIT WITH NO NAME 1996.11.13]
  8. What the World Needs Now Is Love [originally on BROADCAST FROM HEAVEN, new version recorded March-April 1999]
  9. No No Boy [from various artists album THE SPIDERS COVERS, 1989.12.21]
  10. Hoshi-Kuzu no Machi [from MR. YT, 1994.11.16]
  11. The April Fools [from TOMORROW¹S JUST ANOTHER DAY, 1983.08.24] (Agent Consipio, AGCA-10017)
20 Oct 1999 CD THE DEAREST FOOL
  1. Sekaijū Ga I Love You ~ Everyone Says I Love You 5.12
  2. Kaze ni Tsuzuku Michi 5.28
  3. For Men ~ Medicines of the Life 5.00
  4. Nan to Naku Beatnik de Iku Tsumori Datta 5.27
  5. Kyō no Eien 4.18
  6. OOO (6.11)
  7. This Beginning 4.06
  8. Re Up 4.28
  9. Kakaru Omoi 4.32
  10. Post Re Up 0.40 (Agent Consipio AGCA10019; SHM-CD [incl. bonus tracks] 11 March 2009: TOCT-95092)
(30 June 2001) coll-CD A DOG SMILED - YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI BEST SELECTION ‘97-’99
  1. Re Up (from THE DEAREST FOOL, 1999)
  2. Te wo nobaseba - A Touch of Love (DSD Mixing) (originally a CD-maxi 1997)
  3. Inu ni naretara (from A SIGH OF GHOST, 1997)
  4. Run after You (from A SIGH OF GHOST, 1997)
  5. Kaze ni Tsuzuku Michi (from THE DEAREST FOOL, 1999)
  6. Hoshi no koe - Voice of the Earth (single 1997)
  7. OOO (from THE DEAREST FOOL, 1999)
  8. Memory without Consequence (from PULSE X PULSE, 1997)
  9. Kyō no Eien (from THE DEAREST FOOL, 1999)
  10. For Men ~ Medicines of the Life (from THE DEAREST FOOL, 1999)
  11. Sekaijū Ga I Love You ~ Everyone Says I Love You (from THE DEAREST FOOL, 1999)
  12. The Choice (from PULSE X PULSE, 1997)
  13. A River Dry (from PULSE X PULSE, 1997)
  14. Kakaru Omoi (from THE DEAREST FOOL, 1999)
  15. A Sigh of Ghost (from A SIGH OF GHOST, 1997)
  16. Prayer of Gold (from PULSE X PULSE, 1997)
  17. Boku wa Matte Iru Yo (DSD mixing) (originally on A RAY OF HOPE, 1998)
  18. Set Sail (from A SIGH OF GHOST, 1997) (SACD: ACGX-5001; reissue CD 20 Nov 2002 missing tracks 8,12,13: AGCA-1007)
10 March 2000 remix LP FOOL ON EARTH - REMIXIES FROM YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI WORKS
  1. From Here to Eternity (Groove That Soul Mix) [based on KYŌ NO EIEN] [remixed by GTS]
  2. If You Are (DJ Turbo Mix) [based on FOR MEN] [remixed by GTS]
  3. If You Are (DJ Turbo Mix) (Instrumental Version)
  1. Love Happy (TKO Mix) [based on SEKAIJŪ GA I LOVE YOU] [remixed by TOSHIYUKI KISHI]
  2. A Countdown (Ancient Dub Mix) [based on 00] [remixed by HIRO KURETANI] (LP: COCL-9803)
25 April 2000 remix CD FOOL ON EARTH - REMIXIES FROM YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI WORKS
  1. Extra Strength (Groove That Soul Mix) [based on FOR MEN] [remixed by GTS]
  2. From Here to Eternity (Groove That Soul Mix) [based on KYŌ NO EIEN] [remixed by GTS]
  3. D.N.M. (TKO Mix) [based on O00] [remixed by TOSHIYUKI KISHI]
  4. New Horizon (Ancient Dub Mix) [based on O00] [remixed by HIRO KURETANI]
  5. Love Happy (TKO Mix) [based on SEKAIJŪ GA I LOVE YOU] [remixed by TOSHIYUKI KISHI]
  6. A Countdown (Ancient Dub Mix) [based on 00] [remixed by HIRO KURETANI]
  7. If You Are (DJ Turbo Mix) [based on FOR MEN] [remixed by GTS] (CD: COCL-9237)
(12 Dec 2001) remix coll-CD ALL STAR REMIXIES - REMIXIES FROM YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI WORKS
  1. A River Dry (The Girl from South) [Remixed by Fantastic Plastic Machine]
  2. The Choice (Electro Groove Mix) [Remixed by 4Hero]
  3. Life's Like That (Vocal Mix) [Remixed by Spacer]
  4. Wave (DJ Spooky's Unkut Modular Ekstasis Remix) [Remixed by DJ Spooky]
  5. If You Are (DJ Turbo Mix) [based on FOR MEN] [remixed by GTS]
  6. Prayer of Gold (12 Inch Mix) [remixed by Eric Kupper]
  7. From Here to Eternity (Groove That Soul Mix) [based on KYŌ NO EIEN] [remixed by GTS]
  8. The Choice (Reinforced Mix) [Remixed by 4Hero] (COCD-9247)
Tracks 1,2,3,4,6,8 from PULSE REMIX (17 June 1998). Tracks 5,7 from FOOL ON EARTH - REMIXIES FROM YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI WORKS (25 April 2000).


4 Aug 2001 CD/SACD THE BEATNIKS: M.R.I. - MUSICAL RESONANCE IMAGING

  1. Water Mom (Drifting Again)
  2. 25,000 RPMs
  3. Honolulu Lulu (The Clown)
  4. Wear Your Love Like Heaven
  5. Move Right In
  6. Rainy Day #66 & 828
  7. Dohro Niwa
  8. Tokei Paradizo
  9. 6 Billion Heavens
  10. Unending Heaven (Full of Loneliness) (CD: MXCY-80004; SACD: ACGX-5002)
9 July 2003 limited CDM Tsuyoshi Kawakami & His Moodmakers Meets Yukihiro Takahashi: Something
  1. Something
  2. Ano Natsu No Hi
  3. Kitto Ieru (Version) (5" CD-maxi: Avex Inc. CTC1-40173)
Was only available through Tower Records.

15 March 2006 CD BLUE MOON BLUE

  1. Something New
  2. Blue Moon Blue
  3. A Star Is Born
  4. In Cold Queue
  5. Lay My Love
  6. I Like the Wright Brothers, But No Airplanes
  7. Still Walking To the Beat
  8. Exit To Reality
  9. Slow Turning of My Heart
  10. Where Are You Heading To?
  11. In This Life
  12. Eternally
  13. [Japanese title] (Toshiba-EMI, TOCT 25939)
8 Aug 2007 tribute CD PENGUIN CAFE ORCHESTRA - TRIBUTE
2 July 2008 CD PUPA: FLOATING PUPA
    (Toshiba/EMI: TOCT-26573)
New Takahashi unit. www.floatingpupa.com

11 March 2009 CD PAGE BY PAGE

  1. Out There (featuring Lali Puna)
  2. The Words (featuring Amiina)
  3. My Favorite Hat
  4. Out of Here
  5. Perfect Wound (featuring Steve Jansen)
  6. The Muse
  7. Emerger (featuring Keigo Oyamada a.k.a. Cornelius)
  8. Atomic Chicken Dog (Featuring Atom)
  9. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
  10. Indefinable Point (featuring Steve Jansen)
  11. Meteor Rain - Leonids on the morning of November 17th (featuring Lali Puna & Amiina)
  12. Valerie (Toshiba-EMI, TOCT-26798)
8 Feb 2010 MP3 album / Japanese CD / UK 3-CD+LP MASSIVE ATTACK: HELIGOLAND
17 Nov 2010 various artists CD CHRISTMAS SONGS [Regular Edition] / CHRISTMAS SONGS AND PICTURES [Limited Edition]
12 Oct 2011 CD THE BEATNIKS: LAST TRAIN TO EXITOWN
  1. A Song for 4 Beats 5.20 (Words by Keiichi Suzuki, Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi)
  2. Ghost of My Dream 4.41 (Words & Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi)
  3. Go and Go 3.42 (Words by Keiichi Suzuki, Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi)
  4. Gromanesque in the Closet (aka Todana no naka no grotesque) 3.43 (Words by Keiichi Suzuki, Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi)
  5. Cut Up Our Existence (aka Cut Up da! Warera no jitsuzon) 4.33 (Words & Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi)
  6. Didn't Want to Have to Do It 3.15 (Words & Music by John B. Sebastian)
  7. Camisa de Chino 4.38 (Words by Yukihiro Takahashi, Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi)
  8. Come around the Bends 2.26 (Instrumental) (Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi + Tomohiko Gondō)
  9. Around the Bends 5.08 (Words by Yukihiro Takahashi + Kyōko Amatatsu, Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi)
  10. Last Train to Exitown (aka Saishū deguchi yuki) 3.22 (Words by Keiichi Suzuki, Music by Keiichi Suzuki + Yukihiro Takahashi) (TOCT-27097)
8 Aug 2012 tribute CD RED DIAMOND: Tribute to Yukihiro Takahashi
  1. Rie Miyazawa: Sayonara (Recitation)
  2. Wow Wow Hippies (= Shinya Kogure + Kiyoshi Takakuwa + Ken'ichi Shirane + Leo Imai): What, Me Worry? (Instrumental) ~ It's Gonna Work Out
  3. Todd Rundgren: Forever Bursting into Flame
  4. pupa (= Tomoyo Harada + Hiroshi Takano + Ren Takada + Hirohisa Horie + Tomohiko Gondō): Genki nara ureshiine
  5. Hidakatoru (Band Set): Are You Receiving Me?
  6. O/S/T (= Keigo Oyamada + Yoshinori Sunahara + Tōwa Tei) with Valerie Trebeljahr (from Lali Puna): Drip Dry Eyes
  7. Keiichi Suzuki: X'mas in the Next Life
  8. Steve Jansen: Now and Then
  9. Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra: Bijin-kyōshi at the Swimming School ~ I-kasu!
  10. James Iha: Where Are You Heading To?
  11. Hiroshi Takano: Nagare-boshi hitotsu
  12. MO (= Haruomi Hosono + Ryūichi Sakamoto): Happy Children (Instrumental) (CD: TOCT-29028; Special Edition CD: TOCT-29027)
12 Aug 2012 live DVD THE BEATNIKS Live 2011 - LET'S GO TO BEATOWN
  1. A Song for 4 Beats
  2. Ghost of My Dream
  3. Chotto tsurainda
  4. Aru hareta hi ni
  5. Go and Go
  6. Camisa de Chino
  7. Now and Then
  8. Left Bank
  9. Didn't Want To Have To Do It
  10. 7,000,000,000 no tengoku
  11. Come Around the Bends
  12. Around the Bends
  13. Cut Up ~ Hobo's Lullaby
  14. Cut Up Our Existence [Japanese title: Cut Up da! Warera no jitsuzon]
  15. Ark Diamant
  16. Mirrors
  17. Dohro Niwa
  18. No Way Out
  19. Total Recall
  20. Inevitable
  21. Last Train to Exitown [Japanese title: Saishū deguchi yuki] (limited DVD 12 Aug 2012: BFBA-00053; general DVD 7 Nov 2012: XQAE-2012)
Recorded live 25 Nov 2011 at Nakano Sunplaza, Tokyo. Yukihiro Takahashi + Keiichi Suzuki with Hiroshi Takano, Tomohiko Gondō, Kiyoshi Takakuwa, Ken'ichi Shirane, Hirohisa Horie, Ren Takada. This DVD was first available for sale on 12 August 2012 at the World Happiness 2012 venue. 3,000 yen, 95 min.

26 June 2013 live 2DVD+3CD/2Blu-ray+3CD YUKIHIRO TAKAHASHI - ONE FINE NIGHT - 60th ANNIVERSARY LIVE

  1. Sekaijū ga I Love You ~Everyone Says I Love You~
  2. It's Gonna Work Out
  3. Murdered by the Music
  4. Radioactivist
  5. Drip Dry Eyes
  6. Now and Then
  7. Stay Close
  8. Still Walking to the Beat
  9. My Bright Tomorrow
  10. Disposable Love
  11. Maebure
  12. The Price to Pay
  13. At Dawn
  14. Laika
  15. Genki nara ureshiine
  16. Blue Moon Blue
  17. The Words
  18. In This Life
  19. Chronograph
  20. Stella
  21. Ekot
  22. Inévitable
  23. Left Bank
  24. Chotto tsurainda
  25. 1% no kankei
  26. X'mas Day in the Next Life
  27. Glass
  28. Something in the Air
  29. Kyō no sora
  30. Set Sail
  31. Prayer of Gold
  32. Sunset
  33. Saravah! (2DVD+3CD: TOBF-5776; 2Blu-ray+3CD: TOXF-5776)
"Yukihiro Takahashi 60th Anniversary Live" concert on 22 December 2012 at Bunkamura Orchard Hall. First pressing includes a limited edition 160 page special booklet. The Bonus material contains (among others) 10 music videos from his EMI years.

17 July 2013 CD LIFE ANEW

  1. Looking for Words (Lyrics by Kyoko Maruyama & YT / Music by YT)
  2. All That We Know (Lyrics by Kyoko Maruyama & YT / Music by Curly Giraffe)
  3. Time to Go (Lyrics by Kyoko Maruyama & YT / Music by YT)
  4. Last Summer (Lyrics & Music by YT)
  5. End of an Error (Lyrics by Genie Clash & YT / Music by Curly Giraffe)
  6. The Old Friends Cottage (Lyrics by Keiichi Suzuki / Music by YT)
  7. Shadow (Lyrics & Music by James Iha)
  8. Ghost behind My Back (Lyrics by Leo Imai / Music by Tomohiko Gondō)
  9. That's Alright (It Will Be Alright) (Lyrics by Kyoko Maruyama & YT / Music by YT)
  10. Signs (Lyrics & Music by YT)
  11. World in a Maze (Lyrics by Kyoko Maruyama & YT / Music by Hirohisa Horie)
  12. Follow You Down (Lyrics & Music by James Iha) (TOCT-29167)
Yukihiro Takahashi: Drums & Vocals. James Iha: Guitar & Chorus. Kiyoshi Takakuwa (Curly Giraffe): Bass & Chorus. Hirohisa Horie: Keyboards & Chorus. Tomohiko Gondō: Euphonium & Chorus

23 July 2014 live CD TECHNO RECITAL

  1. Meta
  2. Cue
  3. Ballet
  4. Now and Then
  5. Lay My Love
  6. Radio
  7. Radioactivist
  8. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
  9. I Need You
  10. Everybody Had a Hard Year
  11. Turn Turn
  12. Still Walking to the Beat
  13. La Femme Chinoise
  14. Disposable Love
  15. Drip Dry Eyes
  16. Something in the Air
A fan reported: "YT has a new live album out called Techno Recital. The setlist contains mostly stuff from the golden days of YMO. The arrangements are very faithful to the originals. Superb! You can hear samples on Amazon JP: ww.amazon.co.jp/TECHNO-RECITAL-?????-????-METAFIVE/dp/B00KB7FDOK"


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Last update 2014-07-23.

Thanks a lot to Theo Spadlo for veryfying all info systematically.
Thanks also to Jun Okamoto, Chuck Wheat, Nicholas D. Kent, Hiroshi Murata, Jun Nakanishi, Hidetaka Masuda, Yuji Tanaka and Tim Golds for helping me in the past.


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