Pizzicato Five discography

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Pizzicato Five discography
Studio albums13
Live albums1
Compilation albums12
Video albums6
EPs13
Singles21
Soundtrack albums1
Remix albums9

The discography of Japanese Shibuya-kei group Pizzicato Five includes 13 studio albums, one live album, one soundtrack album, 12 compilation albums, nine remix albums, six video albums, 13 extended plays and 21 singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
JPN
[1][2]
Couples 49[a]
Bellissima!
  • Released: September 21, 1988[4]
  • Label: CBS/Sony
  • Formats: CD, LP
39[b]
On Her Majesty's Request[c]
  • Released: July 21, 1989[7]
  • Label: CBS/Sony
  • Formats: CD
80[d]
Soft Landing on the Moon
  • Released: May 21, 1990[8]
  • Label: CBS/Sony
  • Formats: CD
56
This Year's Girl 55
Sweet Pizzicato Five
  • Released: September 21, 1992[10]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
50
Bossa Nova 2001
  • Released: June 1, 1993[11]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
7
Overdose
  • Released: October 1, 1994[12]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
9
Romantique 96
  • Released: September 30, 1995[13]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
10
Happy End of the World 15
The International Playboy & Playgirl Record
  • Released: October 1, 1998[15]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD, LP
19
Pizzicato Five™
  • Released: November 20, 1999[16]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
31
Çà et là du Japon
  • Released: January 1, 2001[17]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
44

Live albums[edit]

List of live albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
JPN
[1]
Instant Replay
  • Released: March 21, 1993[18]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
63

Soundtrack albums[edit]

List of soundtrack albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
JPN
[1]
Hi Guys! Let Me Teach You
  • Released: May 21, 1991[19]
  • Label: Seven Gods
  • Formats: CD
79

Compilation albums[edit]

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
JPN
[1][2]
Pizzicatomania![e] 172[f]
Pizzicato Five TYO: Big Hits and Jet Lags 1991–1995
  • Released: March 1, 1995[22]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
10
Antique 96
  • Released: November 1, 1995[23]
  • Label: Sony
  • Formats: CD
Non-Standard Years: Pizzicato Five '85–'86
  • Released: November 22, 1995[24]
  • Label: Non-Standard
  • Formats: CD
Great White Wonder: Rare Masters 1990–1996
  • Released: October 1, 1996[25]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
24
Pizzicato Five JPN: Big Hits and Jet Lags 1994–1997
  • Released: December 10, 1997[26]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
18
Pizzicato Five R.I.P.: Big Hits and Jet Lags 1998–2001
  • Released: March 31, 2001[27]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
22
Singles
  • Released: June 21, 2001[28]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
45
The Band of 20th Century: Sony Music Years 1986–1990
  • Released: April 28, 2004[29]
  • Label: GT
  • Formats: CD
195
Pizzicato Five I Love You
  • Released: March 31, 2006[30]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
Pizzicato Five We Love You
  • Released: March 31, 2006[31]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
The Band of 20th Century: Nippon Columbia Years 1991–2001 33
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Remix albums[edit]

List of remix albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
JPN
[1]
Pizzicato Free Soul
  • Released: October 21, 1992[33]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: LP
Souvenir 2001
  • Released: July 1, 1993[34]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
37
Expo 2001
  • Released: November 1, 1993[35]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD
30
Free Soul 2001
  • Released: November 21, 1993
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: LP
A Quiet Couple
  • Released: November 1, 1995[36]
  • Label: Sony
  • Formats: CD
Pizzicato Five in the Bag
  • Released: January 29, 2000[37]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: 7" and 12" box set
Pizzicato Five Remixes 2000
  • Released: March 18, 2000[38]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
Pizzicato Five in the Mix
  • Released: December 21, 2001[39]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
Pizzicato Five We Dig You
  • Released: May 24, 2006[40]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Video albums[edit]

List of video albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
JPN
DVD

[1]
This Year's Girl in Action
  • Released: November 21, 1991[41]
  • Label: Seven Gods
  • Formats: VHS
Miss Pizzicato Five Superstar
  • Released: July 1, 1992[42]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: VHS
Readymade TV Volume One
  • Released: July 21, 1994[43]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: VHS
Readymade TV Volume Two
  • Released: January 21, 1998[44]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: VHS
Readymade TV Volume Three
  • Released: November 22, 2000[45]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: DVD
The Band of 20th Century
  • Released: March 31, 2004[46]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: DVD box set
63
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
JPN
[1]
This Year's Model
  • Released: June 1, 1991[47]
  • Label: Seven Gods
  • Formats: CD
90
London-Paris-Tokyo
  • Released: July 1, 1991[48]
  • Label: Seven Gods
  • Formats: CD
81
Readymade Recordings
  • Released: August 1, 1991[49]
  • Label: Seven Gods
  • Formats: CD
63
A Television's Workshop[g]
  • Released: February 10, 1994[51]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD, cassette
35
Combinaison Spaciale EP: Pizzicato Five in Dub
  • Released: June 21, 1996[52]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD, 10"
22
Sister Freedom Tapes
  • Released: June 21, 1996[53]
  • Label: Triad
  • Formats: CD, 10"
21
Porno 3003
  • Released: October 10, 1997[54]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
Darlin' of Discothèque
  • Released: April 21, 1999[55]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
38[h]
Nonstop to Tokyo
  • Released: July 17, 1999[56]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
55[h]
A Perfect World
  • Released: October 21, 1999[57]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD
79[h]
Pizzicato Five VS Darlin' of Discothèque
  • Released: November 20, 1999[58]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: 12"
Voyage à Tokyo
  • Released: September 27, 2000[59]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD, 10", 12"
40[h]
24 Decembre
  • Released: November 22, 2000[60]
  • Label: Readymade
  • Formats: CD, 12"
67[h]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
JPN
[1][2]
"The Audrey Hepburn Complex" 1985 Non-album singles
"Action" 1986
"Lovers Rock" 1990 92[i]
"Sweet Soul Revue" 1993 19 Bossa Nova 2001
"The Night Is Still Young" 50 Overdose
"Happy Sad" 1994 66
"Superstar" 77
"On the Sunny Side of the Street"
"Triste" 1995 95 Romantique 96
"Baby Portable Rock" 1996 19 Non-album singles
"A Message Song" 68
"It's a Beautiful Day" 1997 47 Happy End of the World
"Mon amour Tokyo"
"I Hear a Symphony" 92 The International Playboy & Playgirl Record
"La Règle du jeu" 1998 79
"Such a Beautiful Girl Like You"
"Week-End"
"Playboy Playgirl"
"Seven O'Clock News" / "They All Laughed" 2017 123 Couples
"Planets" / "This Can't Be Love" 99 Bellissima!
"Let's Spend the Night Together" / "Holiday for Audrey H" / "Bellisima '90" 2018 75 On Her Majesty's Service
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Matador Records releases[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
US
Heat.

[61]
Happy End of the World
  • Released: September 9, 1997[62]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, LP
32
Playboy & Playgirl
  • Released: April 20, 1999[62]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, LP
The Fifth Release from Matador
  • Released: November 14, 2000[62]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, LP
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

List of compilation albums
Title Details
Made in USA
  • Released: October 11, 1994[62]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, cassette, LP
The Sound of Music by Pizzicato Five
  • Released: October 31, 1995[62]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, cassette, LP

Remix albums[edit]

List of remix albums
Title Details
Happy End of You
  • Released: May 5, 1998[62]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, LP

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays
Title Details
Five by Five
  • Released: July 26, 1994[63]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, 12"
Quickie
  • Released: March 14, 1995[64]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, 12"
Sister Freedom Tapes
  • Released: February 11, 1997[62]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, 10"
Combinaison Spaciale EP: Pizzicato Five in Dub
  • Released: February 25, 1997[62]
  • Label: Matador
  • Formats: CD, 10"

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[65]
US
Dance

[66]
"CDJ" 1995 The Sound of Music by Pizzicato Five
"Happy Sad" 79 47
"Mon amour Tokyo" 1997 72 Happy End of the World
"Contact" 1997 Happy End of You
"Trailer Music"
"Love's Theme"
"Happy Ending"
"Porno 3003"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other appearances[edit]

List of other appearances, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"What's New Pizzicato!" 1985 The Best of Non-Standard
"Kiss, Kiss, Bang! Bang!" 1986 Winter Lounge
"Me Japanese Boy" (DJ Krush Remix) 1994 Tribute to Burt Bacharach
"Nata di marzo" 1996 Sushi 3003
"The Girl from Ipanema" 1997 Lounge-A-Palooza
Pink Panther's Penthouse Party
"Lesson 3003 (Part 1)" 1998 Sushi 4004
"Trailer Music" (Trailer Mambo Music Novophonic Remix) Readymade Records Remixes
"Mon amour Tokyo" (Mon amour Kyotokyo Mix)
"Collision and Improvisation" (Dizzy Fugu Mix)
"Porno 3003" (Remixed by Thievery Corporation)
"Collision and Improvisation" (Jazz Brothers Mix)
"Watashi no Subete (Tanpen Eiga no Tame no Arrange)" 2000 Viva la Generation Readymade 2000

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ On initial release, Couples did not enter the Oricon Albums Chart. It peaked at number 49 after being re-issued in 2016.[2]
  2. ^ On initial release, Bellissima! peaked at number 86 on the Oricon Albums Chart.[1] It peaked at number 39 after being re-issued in 2016.[2]
  3. ^ Reissued as By Her Majesty's Request in 1995[5] and 2004[6]
  4. ^ On initial release, On Her Majesty's Request peaked at number 88 on the Oricon Albums Chart.[1] It peaked at number 80 after being re-issued in 2018.[2]
  5. ^ Reissued as Pizzicato Five 85 in 2001[20]
  6. ^ On initial release, Pizzicatomania! did not enter the Oricon Albums Chart. It peaked at number 172 after being re-issued in 2017.[2]
  7. ^ Issued as A Children's Workshop in cassette format[50]
  8. ^ a b c d e Peak chart position on Oricon Singles Chart
  9. ^ On initial release, "Lovers Rock" did not enter the Oricon Singles Chart. It peaked at number 92 after being re-issued in 2018.[2]

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