Yukihiro Takahashi

Yukihiro Takahashi — 高橋幸宏 (June 6, 1952 — January 11, 2023) — was a Japanese drummer, percussionist, vocalist, and songwriter who played in the Sadistic Mika Band/Sadistics during the mid-to-late 1970s. In 1978, he co-founded the electro-pop super-trio Yellow Magic Orchestra with veteran musician Haruomi Hosono and rising star Ryuichi Sakamoto. He concurrently launched a solo career with two albums on Seven Seas between 1978 and 1980, followed by a third on Alfa in 1981. Between 1982 and 1985, he issued five albums on Yen Records.

Discography:

  • Saravah! (1978)
  • Murdered by the Music (1980)
  • Neuromantic (1981)
  • What, Me Worry? (1982)
  • Tomorrow’s Just Another Day (1983)
  • Wild & Moody (1984)
  • Poisson d’Avril (1985)
  • Once a Fool… (1985)
  • …Only When I Laugh (1986)
  • La pensée (1987)
  • Ego (1988)
  • Broadcast from Heaven (1990)
  • A Day in the Next Life (1991)
  • Umi-Sora-Sango No Iitsutae (OST, 1992)
  • Lifetime, Happy Time (1992)

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