Haruomi Hosono

Haruomi Hosono — 細野晴臣 (July 9, 1947) — is a Japanese multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer who first emerged as the bassist for blues-psych rockers Apryl Fool in the late 1960s. Between 1970 and 1973, he recorded three albums with folk-rockers Happy End. In 1978, co-founded the electro-pop trio Yellow Magic Orchestra, which achieved global success during the early 1980s. Since 1973, he has also maintained a solo career, releasing more than 30 solo and collaborative albums on assorted labels.

Discography:

  • Hosono House (1973)
  • Tropical Dandy (1975 • Haruomi “Hosono”)
  • Bon Voyage Co. (泰安洋行) (1976 • Harry “The Crown” Hosono)
  • Paraiso (1978 • Harry Hosono and The Yellow Magic Band)
  • Pacific (1978 • Haruomi Hosono / Shigeru Suzuki / Tatsuro Yamashita)
  • Cochin Moon (1978 • Haruomi Hosono & Tadanori Yokoo)
  • The Aegean Sea (1979 • Haruomi Hosono, Takahiko Ishikawa & Masataka Matsutoya)
  • Philharmony (1982 • Haruomi Hosono)
  • Video Game Music (1984)
  • S-F-X (1984 • Haruomi Hosono with Friends of Earth)
  • Nokto de la Galaksia Fervojo (OST, 1985)
  • Coincidental Music (1985)
  • Mercuric Dance (1985)
  • Paradise View (OST, 1985)
  • The Endless Talking (1985)
  • 紫式部・源氏物語 (Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji) (OST, 1987)
  • Omni Sight Seeing (1989)

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