A December 28, 1989 show at Shibuya La Mama is regarded as the first with these four members. 砂の塔M9. Add image
Other songs that became classics of the band are "Fantasy" (Nagekunari Waga Yoru no Fantasy), "Scorching Night" (Nettaiya), the powerful ballad "Hard Rain" and "Venus's Flower" (Venus no Hana). The members released many solo albums, with Kazuya reaching more success and adopting the stage name of Yoshii Lovinson, which he abandoned some years later. Coming back in 2000, the Yellow Monkey released their last studio album, 8. Balloon BalloonM10. "Rakuen" ("Paradise") was covered by Eric Martin, known as Mr. Big vocalist, in his album Mr. Rock Vocalist released in 2012.  A song called "Stars" was released digitally on October 27, 2017. They announced their reformation in 2016. When the vocalist left, Yoshii took over that position and recruited Eiji's brother Hideaki as guitarist. The Yellow Monkey, sometimes abbreviated as Yemon, is a Japanese rock band originally active from 1988 to 2001, before officially disbanding in 2004. The songs had a better production and care with the sonority. In October 2018, it was announced that the band had signed with Atlantic/Warner Music Japan.
An unforgettable part of this concert was the moment where they played "Pearl Light of Revolution" with an orchestral arrangement. Many other classics were already identified, such as "The Sun Is Burning" (Taiyō ga Moeteiru), the good rock-and-roll track "I Love You Baby" and songs such as "Father", "Remembering a Mermaid" (Tsuioku no Mermaid) and "The Moon Song" (Tsuki no Uta). Titta TittaM12. They announced their reformation in 2016. Love HommeSIDE B1. Its name derives from an ethnic slur and is an ironic reference to the belief that Japanese rock groups could never be "authentic". The Yellow Monkey, sometimes abbreviated as Yemon (Japanese: イエモン, Hepburn: Iemon), is a Japanese rock band originally active from 1988 to 2001, before officially disbanding in 2004. 「I don't know」（2019年4月17日発売 19年ぶりのオリジナル・アルバム『9999』収録） https://tym.lnk.to/9999LY Dir. In 1993, the band launched their second major album, Experience Movie. THE YELLOW MONKEY（ザ イエローモンキー）は、吉井和哉（LOVIN、ボーカル、…, The Yellow Monkey (ザイエローモンキー), often abbreviated to yemon (イエモン), is a popular Japanese rock band formed in 1989. Many of these old fans considered those songs to be mainstream and pop in excess. この恋のかけらM2. 天道虫3. 砂の塔M9. Stars (9999 Version)2. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Hirose also obtained relative success with his band, Heesey with Dudes. The Yellow Monkey is considered an important Japanese rock group, having achieved major success selling 10 million records, including 6.2 million singles.
 On August 6, the band performed a surprise concert at Shibuya La Mama, where they played their first gig almost 30 years earlier, limited to 250 people. This was the last album from the first period of the band, when their songs did not have as much popular sound appeal.
 They also changed record labels to BMG Funhouse/Ariola Japan and put on a special show, Mekara Uroko 7, at the end of the year. It was an independently released album with raw sonority, with many influences from hard rock, and containing well-shaped but peculiar lyrics (all of them written by Yoshii).  They also did a small tour in the United Kingdom. HorizonM11. 7 more photos, Add image Introducing Zomato … Balloon Balloon3. The band's name was derived from the ethnic slur that Japanese people look like monkeys, and that Asian people are said to be "yellow" in skin color.