Essential Yello Yello's '85 hit "Oh Yea" not only graced soundtracks ( Ferris Bueller's Day Off ) and commercials, it even made it onto Monday Night Football… Essential Yello Yello's '85 hit "Oh Yea" not only graced soundtracks ( Ferris Bueller's Day Off ) and commercials, it even made it onto Monday Night Football… Yello Electronic Reissues
Music Review

Essential Yello (1993)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Yello; Genres: Electronic, Reissues

Yello's '85 hit ''Oh Yea'' not only graced soundtracks (Ferris Bueller's Day Off) and commercials, it even made it onto Monday Night Football. Not bad for a zany filmmaker (Dieter Meier) and a former truck driver (Boris Blank). Essential Yello is an aptly titled best-of sampler of the Swiss synth duo's stuff since the early '80s. Pumped on racy rhythms (from hot Cuban to techno-tango), over-the-top analog sound effects and Meier's kitschily dramatic delivery, it comes off as a madcap mini-musical. Turn it up — that's an order! A

Originally posted Apr 30, 1993 Published in issue #168 Apr 30, 1993 Order article reprints
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