Yazoo

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Yazoo (known as Yaz in North America) was an English synthpop duo from Basildon, Essex. They had a number of top ten hits in the British charts in the early 1980s. Formed in late 1981 by former Depeche Mode songwriter Vince Clarke (synthesizer) and English singer Alison Moyet (vocals), Yazoo was signed to Mute Records Ltd. who licensed them (as "Yaz") to Sire Records Company in the USA.
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Albums

SPL1-7366 B Yazoo - Upstairs At Eric's album art Yazoo Upstairs At Eric's (Album) Sire, Sire SPL1-7366 B Spain 1982 Sell This Version
CSWB-6196 Yazoo - You And Me Both album art Yaz* You And Me Both (Album) Mute CSWB-6196 Mexico 1983 Sell This Version
23 Yazoo - BBC College Concert #23 album art Yaz* BBC College Concert #23(LP, Transcription) London Wavelength 23 US 1983 Sell This Version
CN 4139/S Yazoo - In Concert-296 album art Yazoo In Concert-296(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4139/S UK 1983 Sell This Version
PLYAZBOX1, 5099921696824 Yazoo - In Your Room (Club Remixes) album art Yazoo In Your Room (Club Remixes) Mute, Mute PLYAZBOX1, 5099921696824 UK 2008 Sell This Version
none Yazoo - Reconnected Live album art Yazoo Reconnected Live (Album) Mute, Mute none UK 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

310950 Yazoo - Don't Go (Re-mixes) / Situation album art Yazoo Don't Go (Re-mixes) / Situation (Single, Maxi) Vogue 310950 France 1982 Sell This Version
SSC 5400 Yazoo - The Other Side Of Love album art Yazoo The Other Side Of Love (Single) Mute SSC 5400 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
92 99537 Yazoo - Situation album art Yazoo Situation (Single, Maxi, EP) Sire 92 99537 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
7 YAZ 001 Yazoo - Don't Go album art Yazoo Don't Go (Single, Maxi) Mute 7 YAZ 001 UK 1982 Sell This Version
7-29844 Yazoo - Only You album art Yaz* Only You (Single, Maxi) Mute 7-29844 US 1982 Sell This Version
YD 626 Yazoo - Only You / Chi C'È C'È, Chi Non C'È ... album art Yazoo / Loredana Rancati Yazoo / Loredana Rancati - Only You / Chi C'È C'È, Chi Non C'È ...(7", Jukebox) Mute YD 626 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
YD 634 Yazoo - Don't Go / Ballo Ballo album art Yazoo / Raffaella Carrà Yazoo / Raffaella Carrà - Don't Go / Ballo Ballo(7", Jukebox) Mute, Hispavox YD 634 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
PRO-A-1072 Yazoo - Don't Go / Shake Your Body album art Yaz* / Sunfire (2) Yaz* / Sunfire (2) - Don't Go / Shake Your Body(12", Promo) Sire, Warner Bros. Records, Mute PRO-A-1072 US 1982 Sell This Version
4435 Yazoo - Walk Away From Love album art Yazoo Walk Away From Love (Single) Sire, Mute 4435 Peru 1983 Sell This Version
NEW 9227 Yazoo - Sweet Thing album art Yazoo Sweet Thing (Single) New York Records NEW 9227 Philippines 1983 Sell This Version
SPBO-7431 Yazoo - Nobody's Diary album art Yazoo Nobody's Diary (Single, EP, Maxi) Mute SPBO-7431 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
SSC 3006 Yazoo - Bad Connection album art Yazoo Bad Connection(7", Single) CBS SSC 3006 Zimbabwe 1983 Sell This Version
S-0308 Yazoo - Don't Go = No Te Vayas / Shadows Of The Night = Sombras de la Noche album art Yazoo / Pat Benatar Yazoo / Pat Benatar - Don't Go = No Te Vayas / Shadows Of The Night = Sombras de la Noche(7", Promo) RCA Victor S-0308 Argentina 1983 Sell This Version
YD 660 Yazoo - A Love Affair / State Farm album art Giorgio Moroder Featuring Joe Esposito / Yazoo Giorgio Moroder Featuring Joe Esposito / Yazoo - A Love Affair / State Farm(7", Jukebox) CGD YD 660 Italy 1983 Sell This Version
YD 657 Yazoo - Nobody's Diary / Frutta Originale album art Yazoo / Eugenio Bennato Yazoo / Eugenio Bennato - Nobody's Diary / Frutta Originale(7", Jukebox) CGD YD 657 Italy 1983 Sell This Version
S-0369 Yazoo - Diario De Nadie = Nobody's Diary / El Amor En Si = Love In Itself album art Yazoo / Depeche Mode Yazoo / Depeche Mode - Diario De Nadie = Nobody's Diary / El Amor En Si = Love In Itself(7", Promo) RCA Victor S-0369 Argentina 1984 Sell This Version
none Yazoo - Reconnected EP album art Yazoo Reconnected EP (EP, Maxi) Mute, Mute none UK 2008 Sell This Version
DS 30 Yazoo - Happy People / Adriatyk Ocean Gorący album art Yazoo / Lombard Yazoo / Lombard - Happy People / Adriatyk Ocean Gorący(7", Ltd, Promo) Tonpress DS 30 Poland Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

INT 156.800 Yazoo - Upstairs At Eric's / You And Me Both album art Yazoo Upstairs At Eric's / You And Me Both (Album) Mute INT 156.800 Germany 1986 Sell This Version

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maxal

maxal

February 10, 2019
Odd comment about what I hear in "Too Pieces" . . .

For some reason when I played "Too PIeces" in the Eighties, in the last third of the track (aprox 2:20 onwards), in the percussion with the 'brush' drumsticks (?), I heard (fabricated?) the words, "You're something to me, you know you are, you know you are . . . you're something to me . . . " constantly repeated. I loved it.

Now listening to it again I suddenly remembered that and still hear it. A little bit crazy, but in a nice way.

And why is "too" spelt like that?
creature130870

creature130870

January 12, 2019
2 completely different persons made the PERFECT synth pop. Period
Punto

Punto

October 1, 2002
One of the classic 80s synth-pop duos. Formed when Vince Clarke, after his shock departure from Depeche Mode in late '81, hooked up with aspiring singer Alison Moyet (later a big star in her own right of course). Achieved huge commercial - and critical - success with endearing pop gems like "Only You", "Don't Go" and "Nobody's Diary" before splitting up after only two albums.
Recommended purchase: "Upstairs At Eric's" LP (Mute Records, 1982)

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