YMO* ‎– BGM

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Ballet = バレィ 4:30
Music Plans = 音楽の計画 4:30
Rap Phenomena = ラップ現象 4:30
Happy End = ハッピーエンド 4:30
1000 Knives = 千のナイフ 5:20
Cue = キュー 4:30
U・T = ユーティー 4:30
Camouflage = カムフラージュ 4:30
Mass = マス 4:30
Loom = 来たるべきもの 5:20

Versioni (32)

N. cat Artista Titolo (Formato) Etichetta N. cat Paese Anno
ALR-28015 YMO* BGM(LP, Album) Alfa ALR-28015 Japan 1981 Vendi questa versione
ALC-28014 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(Cass, Album) Alfa ALC-28014 Japan 1981 Vendi questa versione
CS-4853 YMO* BGM(Cass, Album) A&M Records CS-4853 US 1981 Vendi questa versione
SP 4853 YMO (Yellow Magic Orchestra)* BGM(LP, Album) A&M Records SP 4853 Singapore 1981 Vendi questa versione
L 37606, SP-4853 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(LP, Album) A&M Records, A&M Records, Festival Records, Festival Records L 37606, SP-4853 Australia 1981 Vendi questa versione
AMLH 64853 YMO* BGM(LP, Album) A&M Records AMLH 64853 Netherlands 1981 Vendi questa versione
AMLH 64853 YMO* BGM(LP, Album) A&M Records AMLH 64853 Spain 1981 Vendi questa versione
SP-4853 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4853 US 1981 Vendi questa versione
SP-4853 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4853 US 1981 Vendi questa versione
AMLH 64853 YMO* BGM(LP, Album) A&M Records AMLH 64853 UK 1981 Vendi questa versione
SP-4853 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4853 Canada 1981 Vendi questa versione
ALR-28015 YMO* BGM(LP, Album, Promo) Alfa ALR-28015 Japan 1981 Vendi questa versione
ALR-28015 YMO* BGM(LP, TP) A&M Records ALR-28015 US 1981 Vendi questa versione
ALF 85698 YMO* BGM(LP, Album, RE) Alfa Records, Inc ALF 85698 Netherlands 1982 Vendi questa versione
ALR-28015 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(LP, Album, RE) Alfa Records, Inc ALR-28015 Japan 1983 Vendi questa versione
38XA-16 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(CD, Album, RE) Alfa 38XA-16 Japan 1984 Vendi questa versione
LPU 0020 YMO* BGM(LP, Album, RE) Pick Up Records LPU 0020 Netherlands 1985 Vendi questa versione
32XA-141 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(CD, Album, RE) Alfa 32XA-141 Japan 1987 Vendi questa versione
D 30581, D30581, 32XA-141 YMO* BGM(CD, Album) Interfusion, Interfusion, Alfa D 30581, D30581, 32XA-141 Australia & New Zealand 1991 Vendi questa versione
7 72703-2 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(CD) Restless Records 7 72703-2 USA & Canada 1992 Vendi questa versione
ALCA-291 YMO* BGM(CD, Album, RE) Alfa ALCA-291 Japan 1992 Vendi questa versione
LS 9154 2, 79154 2 YMO* BGM(CD, Album, RE, RM) Restless Records, Restless Records LS 9154 2, 79154 2 Europe 1992 Vendi questa versione
ALCA-9043 YMO* BGM(CD, Album, RE) Alfa Records, Inc ALCA-9043 Japan 1994 Vendi questa versione
ALCA-5220 YMO* BGM(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Car) Alfa ALCA-5220 Japan 1998 Vendi questa versione
EPC 513449 2 YMO* BGM(CD, Album, RM) Epic EPC 513449 2 Europe 1999 Vendi questa versione
TOCT-24238 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(CD, Album, RM) Alfa TOCT-24238 Japan 1999 Vendi questa versione
MHCL 208 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(CD, Album, RE, RM) SMEJ MHCL 208 Japan 2003 Vendi questa versione
MHCL 208 YMO* BGM(CD, Album, RE, RM, Car) SMEJ MHCL 208 Japan 2003 Vendi questa versione
EK 91843 Yellow Magic Orchestra BGM(CD, Album, RE) Epic EK 91843 Canada 2004 Vendi questa versione
MOCCD 13022 YMO* BGM(CD, Album, RE) Music On CD MOCCD 13022 Europe 2013 Vendi questa versione
MOVLP1471 YMO* BGM(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Cle) Music On Vinyl, Alfa, Epic MOVLP1471 Europe 2016 Vendi questa versione
MOVLP1471 YMO* BGM(LP, Album, RE) Music On Vinyl, Alfa, Epic MOVLP1471 Europe 2016 Vendi questa versione

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speccydoughboy

speccydoughboy

21 febbraio 2017
modificato 4 months ago
riferendosi a BGM, LP, Album, ALR-28015
There are 4 different versions of the track "Happy End" - 1) LP version appears on vinyl pressings from Japan, the UK, Europe and on the Restless CD plus all CDs from the Toshiba-EMI release in 1999 onwards (this is by far the most common version). 2) US LP version - slightly different version on US pressings of the album. 3) Alfa CD version - this is on all Alfa released CDs from 1984 to 1998 - it has a different middle section with much of the mettalic synth omitted until it suddenly drops back in. Sounds like an alternate take. 4) Sakamoto solo version, using the same basic track but with additional synth overdubs - this was the b-side to his single "Front Line" in 1981 and is included on the Alfa "Arrangement" CD.
skritchy

skritchy

18 luglio 2012
riferendosi a BGM, LP, Album, ALR-28015
BGM is where YMO grows up. Earlier releases were full of hyperactive silliness and simplistic melodies, and frankly have not stood the test of time. But BGM has a depth those records lack: a fuller sound and a more melancholy feel, thanks no doubt to the slower tempos and minor key arrangements being used. There's a lovely "warbly-ness" that runs through much of the music, as evidenced on lead track "Ballet" (which sounds a lot like Japan circa Tin Drum BTW). There are a few missteps to be sure (Rap Phenomena - big oops! despite the inventive instrumental track), but I could listen to songs like "Cue" and "Mass" all day long, over 30 years later...
moogacid

moogacid

26 aprile 2012
modificato over 5 years ago
riferendosi a BGM, LP, Album, ALR-28015
Yet more awesome stuff from the Orchestra like the Yellow Magic.
'U-T' & 'Camouflage' are faves : weird & lush futuristic electro.
Some ace vocoder on 'Music Plans' though.
tcordes

tcordes

03 giugno 2009
riferendosi a BGM, CD, Album, RE, 38XA-16
Out of all YMO albums, this is the one I listen to the most. I'm not a big synthpop fan, but YMO really hits the nail with this one.

Ballet may be the best YMO song ever! I just can't get enough of it. The dissonant lead synth and flat voices are unique and quite mesmerizing. The simple, boppable beat keeps your head nodding. Simply timeless.

In fact, dissonance seems to be a recurring theme, with extremely dissonant bell sounds in Happy End. 1000 Knives is cheerily uplifting and smacks of their first album. Cue is one of their most poppy songs ever. Quite pleasant and catchy.

More dark foreboding in Camouflage. Intricate synth work and percussion details abound. Mass gives us an epic, cinematic theme that could cover a Rocky montage.

Loom caps the album with some beautiful ambience at least 10 years ahead of its time. You could put this out on any ambient label in the last 10 years and it would sound completely modern.

The only clinker is Rap: it just doesn't work for me and I'm not quite sure what they were trying to achieve with that one!

Bottom line: buy this album before the others! The lack of interest for it on discogs is misleading!