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Yello is a popular Swiss band consisting of Dieter Meier and Boris Blank. They are probably best known for their single Oh Yeah, which featured a rich mix of music and manipulated vocals. The song became famous after being featured in the American movies Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Secret of My Success, and more recently Soul Plane. The song is the theme for Duffman on The Simpsons. In the UK they are probably best known for the Number 7 hit The Race. This song was also from 1988 to 1990 the title track of the german music video TV-show “Formel Eins” (=Formula One) and was a Number 4 hit in Germany.

Yello was originally formed by Boris Blank and Carlos Perón in the late 1970s. Dieter Meier, a millionaire playboy with a very versatile career, was brought in when the two founders realised that they needed a singer. Meier and Blank joined forces in 1979 to release a single called I.T. Splash. The LP Solid Pleasure, featuring the hit dance single Bostich, was released the following year. It wasn’t until 1983 that Yello received substantial media attention, with the release of I Love You and Lost Again. Peron left the band in 1983 to start a solo career.

Yello takes great pride in their original sound, which is mainly characterised by weird samples, a heavy reliance on rhythm and Dieter Meier’s dark voice. Every track on a Yello album has been created by the band from scratch.
Sounds have been created using synths, samplers and effects by Boris Blank.

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  • Larghold

    Oyea

    41 minutes ago Reply
  • thierrydesmet

    De retour après un monstrueux plantage de mon PC !!! Quoi ??? Plus de YELLO dans les oreilles ??? AAAAHHH NOOONN !!!!! I am back on the WEB !!! OUFFFFF

    16 May 4:17pm Reply
  • daemonkeygen

    Yello рулит и педалит спустя 30 лет. Мало кто сегодня способен делать такую музыку!

    10 May 4:51pm Reply
  • Dok7203

    музыка наших лет

    6 Apr 9:29pm Reply
  • desmetthierry

    YELLO2012MegaMixFULLVersion Very inspiratatoire; çà devrai vous plaire pour une soirée sous les étoiles sans mettre les pieds dehors ! TITI

    21 Mar 2:27pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    музыка для мужика

    13 Feb 9:32am Reply
  • Strage-Ranger

    Классные, стильные и харизматичные дядьки. Респект =)

    26 Jan 8:24pm Reply
  • Jureiko

    I'm anxiously awaiting the time when this band will release an album as creative as their older works.

    4 Oct 2013 Reply
  • GrigoriyZ

    Madly underrated and strikingly timeless, this band. [2]

    25 Aug 2013 Reply
  • gromych

    forever

    10 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Tahula

    Synthesizer fans & lovers & addicts are all welcomed! http://www.last.fm/group/Synthesizer

    1 Jul 2013 Reply
  • no_such_thing

    Madly underrated and strikingly timeless, this band.

    28 Jun 2013 Reply
  • twenty-ten

    Having 600+ scrobbles of Yello, I still utterly underestimated this band.

    15 Jun 2013 Reply
  • ardsurd

    Их клипы так похожи на The Mighty Boosh

    17 May 2013 Reply
  • ardsurd

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    17 May 2013 Reply
  • vonHertenstein

    immer wider Geil , da muß man doch anknüpfen !

    18 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Lord_DeviL_

    .•*¨*•♫♪•<❤>_♪♫ॐ•_•ॐ♫♪+<❤>•♪♫•*¨*•.¸ забавные

    16 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Geresto

    жвачка,кока кола и Oh Yeah , 90-е прям вспоминаються ))

    3 Apr 2013 Reply
  • honkynut

    I'm trying to work out who predates who... Please cf. The Race with Warriors of the Wasteland (Twelve Wild Disciplines Mix) by Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

    17 Jan 2013 Reply
  • groovez0ne

    What better Yello? Only YELLO!!! In my opinion, like this does not exist...

    9 Dec 2012 Reply
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