"Only You" is the debut single by English synth-pop duo Yazoo. Yazoo were a synthpop duo formed by producer Vince Clarke and contralto Alison Moyet. … [36] This made "Only You" the first a cappella chart-topper in the UK. "Only You" is the lead single from Kylie Minogue's 2015 album, Kylie Christmas. [37] The song was also the 1983 Christmas number one in Ireland. Eric Radcliffe produced the song, along with Clarke and Miller. 31,602 views, added to favorites 1,243 times. The track was released as the second single from the album and debuted at number one on the U.S. [30] The song is also heard in the closing scene of The Americans episode Dimebag,[31][32] in the closing scene of Lucifer episode High School Poppycock,[33] the Once Upon a Time episode The Price, and over the closing scenes and credits of episode 3 of the BBC / Hulu mini-series Normal People. Print and download Only You sheet music by Yazoo. Only You Karaoke - Yazoo. Listen to Only You by Yazoo, 1,807,810 Shazams, featuring on ’80s Love Song Essentials, and Synth-Pop Essentials Apple Music playlists. The two knew virtually nothing about each other besides musical abilities, and Moyet described the pairing as "almost like an arranged marriage". The CDG format (also called CD+G or MP3+G) is suitable for most karaoke machines. SKU: MN0071249 This title is a cover of Only You as made famous by Yazoo. Browse our 7 arrangements of "Only You." She eventually agreed, saying she needed the money and had no way of making a demo on her own. "Only You" was released as Yazoo's second single in North America and reached number 67. [8], Clarke recorded the demo of "Only You" on a four-track tape recorder, and had already finished the backing track when Moyet arrived. [5], In 1981, English musician Vince Clarke left the electronic band Depeche Mode, citing touring fatigue and disdain for pop stardom as his reasons for the departure. [6] Around this time, the rhythm and blues band The Screamin' Ab Dabs split, and singer Alison Moyet placed an ad in Melody Maker looking for a new band. holyshit the original one was sooo soo sooooo much better. We have an official Only You tab made by UG professional guitarists. [7] Regardless, the newly formed duo recorded "Only You" at Blackwing Studios. Only You chords by Yazoo. "[8] Marcos Hassan of Tiny Mix Tapes agreed with this statement. Preview only you by yazoo the flying pickets is available in 4 pages and compose for intermediate difficulty. While writing the lyrics, Clarke remarked "It was a very simple arrangement. [34][35] the song is also used in Ashes to Ashes (TV series) when Alex Drake (Ashes to Ashes) says goodbye to Gene Hunt. [19], In the United States, "Only You" debuted at number ninety on the Billboard Hot 100 on 26 February 1983. [8] Moyet was reluctant at first, as she never aspired to perform pop songs, and noted "A part of me was thinking I'll never hear the end of it if I go and sing with this pretty boy". It was released as Yazoo's first single on 15 March 1982 in the United Kingdom, and became an instant success on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 2. Spanish singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias recorded a Spanish version of the song, which was featured on his second studio album Vivir (1997), released by Fonovisa on 17 February 1997 (see 1997 in music). The collection includes the best bits of their two studio albums - Upstairs at Eric's and You and Me Both as well as non-album tracks like "State Farm". It would also reach the top 10 in neighbouring Ireland as well as Australia. It was written by member Vince Clarke, while still with Depeche Mode, but recorded it in 1982 after forming Yazoo with Alison Moyet. [14] NME's Priva Elan wrote the song may have initially been about Clarke's uneasy relationship with Depeche Mode, but Moyet turned the lyrics into the story of a person "looking through a scrapbook of photo-like memories". Difficulty: novice. An orchestral remix of "Only You" was created for the Boots 2017 Christmas advert on British TV. View official tab. A remix of "Only You" made the UK top 40 again in 1999, while reaching number 16 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Yazoo were formed in early 1982 by former Depeche Mode songwriter Vince … Sheet music is available for Piano, Voice, Guitar and 4 others with 6 scorings in 13 genres. He wrote that although "Only You" is a traditional synth-pop song, its softer and intimate sound is more reminiscent of Motown records, and ultimately described the song as "a warm and familiar extraterrestrial creature". Lyrics to 'Only You' by Yazoo. Listen to Yazoo Radio featuring songs from Only You free online. It would also reach the top 10 in neighbouring Ireland as well as Australia. Came back only yesterday, I'm moving farther away Want you near me Tab as per Original synth bass line. [8] About a week later, Miller called Clarke and told him that he and Moyet should rerecord the song as a group and release it as a single. Yazoo, known in North America as Yaz, were a short-lived but quite successful '80s U.K. synth pop duo. [14] Stewart Mason of AllMusic noted the use of layered melodies performed on multiple monophonic synthesizers, which add what he called "depth and melodic substance" to the song. It had a number of Top 10 hits in the UK charts in the early 1980s. Difficulty: intermediate. [23], The song features in the film Can't Hardly Wait, and in the closing scenes of the final episode of The Office (British TV series). I was just hoping Daniel Miller, Mute Records founder, would like it". Came back only yesterday, I'm moving farther away Want you near me It spent fourteen weeks on the chart, and last appeared on 11 July. Listen to Yazoo Only You MP3 song. It includes an MP3 and synchronized lyrics. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1982 Vinyl release of Only You on Discogs. “Only You” is a ballad written by musician Vince Clarke. This music sheet has been read 2847 times and the last read was at 2021-01-02 15:23:50. [52] Iglesias also recorded the song in English, which is included on the album Bailamos Greatest Hits (1999). Nice and easy song to play. "Only You" Sheet Music Yazoo, Kylie Minogue, My Little Piano Channel and 2 more. He wrote it while with Depeche Mode but recorded it in 1982 after forming the duo Yazoo with Alison Moyet. Yazoo - Only You (Official Music Video) - YouTube ... # HQ # 1982 # [11], "Only You" is a synth-pop song with a tempo of 108 beats per minute. [13][16] Mason compared Moyet's vocals to those of 1970s singer Ann Peebles. [22], The song was ranked at number 7 among the top ten "Tracks of the Year" for 1982 by NME. [20] The song slowly rose in positions, and on 19 March peaked at number sixty-seven, where it remained for three weeks. Ascolta Only You di Yazoo, 1,775,466 Shazam, inclusa nelle playlist ’80s Love Song Essentials e Synth-Pop Essentials di Apple Music. 2 contributors total, last edit on Jun 18, 2019. "Only You" is a song written by English musician Vince Clarke. [12], Lyrically, "Only You" is a torch song about the resignation of a relationship. [17] Over the next few weeks, the song steadily climbed the chart, and on 16 May peaked at number two, only behind the Eurovision winning song "A Little Peace". [8] Before Clarke presented the song to Miller, he offered it to Andy Fletcher and Martin Gore of Depeche Mode, although the two declined. As their only release, it failed to enter the UK Singles Chart. [15] The singer knows the conflict laden relationship is over, but desperately wants to be proven wrong. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1982 Vinyl release of Only You on Discogs. References External links. Includes all the breaks, the descending bass note progressions, and full chord legend. The band's output was book-ended with yet another release of "Situation", accompanied by many remixes. Only Yazoo is a greatest hits compilation album released by British synthpop duo Yazoo in 1999. The new duo chose the name Yazoo from the specialist blues record label, Yazoo Records. The Flying Pickets version went on to become a number one hit on the German Singles Chart in 1984,[38] and also charted in Canada,[39] though it did not chart in the United States. What inspired 'Only You'? It spent five weeks at the top. 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[21] It spent eight weeks on the chart, and last appeared on 16 April. Looking from a window above, it's like a story of love Can you hear me? It was also covered by Amy Diamond, Simon James, Yoga Pop Ups, Asher Quinn and … It also reached number 17 in Canada in April 1984. We have an official Only You tab made by UG professional guitarists. Yazoo (also known as Yaz in the United States) is a British synthpop duo from Basildon, Essex. 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time: From the Beatles and Bruce Springsteen to Nas, Kanye West, Beastie Boys and beyond. [3] Audience members included Anna Wintour, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paloma Faith and Kate Moss. [11] It was the first single from their debut album Upstairs at Eric's, and was paired with the B-side "Don't Go. [16] Moyet's soulful, almost masculine vocals span a tonal range of F♯3 to D4. [11], "Only You" debuted at number seventy-two on the UK singles chart, on 11 April. Yes No. In the US, "Only You" was released as the band's second single in November 1982 and charted at number 67 on the Billboard Hot 100. [18] "Only You" stayed within the top ten for the next three weeks, after which it began to drop in position. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1982 Vinyl release of Only You on Discogs. You don't need to be a great instrumentalist to play it. Formats included: CDG MP4 WMV KFN ? [2], In September 2015, Moyet performed "Only You" as part of a four-song set at the Burberry Woman's Spring/Summer 2016 Collection Fashion Show in London. It was…. [7] Clarke originally wrote the music for the song on a guitar, and transposed the riff into synthesizer notes. [9], Clarke had written "Only You" as a sentimental ballad, and wanted to find a vocalist who could sing with emotion. Tuning: E A D G B E. Capo: 2nd fret. [17] During its chart run, "Only You" was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry, denoting shipments of 250,000 copies. Author superSGboy1971 [a] 31. Want you near me All I needed was the love you gave All I needed for another day And all I ever knew Only you Sometimes when I think of her name When it's only a game And I need you Listen to the words that you say It's getting harder to stay When I see you All I needed was the love you gave All I needed for another day And all I ever knew Only you The Flying Pickets had previously reached the Christmas number one spot in 1983 with an a cappella cover of Yazoo's "Only You". An a cappella version by The Flying Pickets was even more successful than the 1982 original on the UK Singles Chart, being released towards the end of the following year and becoming the Christmas number one in 1983. Minogue and James Corden (who have been friends since 2009) reportedly saw the duet as a novelty inclusion for the album. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar, and Singer Pro in A Major (transposable). "Only You" single by Yazoo, released March 15, 1982.Only You is a ballad written by musician Vince Clarke. He responded to the ad and asked Moyet if she was interested in singing for a demo. The song is also used at the end of Wong Kar-wai's 1995 film Fallen Angels. [40], The Flying Pickets version was reportedly one of Margaret Thatcher's favourite songs, a fact that has been noted with irony, due to the band's socialist views.[41]. Only You By Yazoo The Flying Pickets. It was released as Yazoo's first single on 15 March 1982 in the United Kingdom, and became an instant success on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 2. He wrote it while with Depeche Mode but recorded it in 1982 after forming the duo Yazoo with Alison Moyet. Label: Mute - 12 MUTE 020 • Format: Vinyl 12 Yazoo - Only You (1982, Vinyl) | Discogs It was released as Yazoo’s first… An 18-second sample of "Only You" demonstrating the synth layering of the music and soulful style of Alison Moyet's singing. Colored background \ Black background. 'Only You' is considered a 'torch song', and is about the end of a relationship. This decision led to a £3.5 million lawsuit threat by the label, and the group were renamed Yaz in the US. It was released on overseas markets the following year. Listen to Only You by Yazoo, 1,807,810 Shazams, featuring on ’80s Love Song Essentials, and Synth-Pop Essentials Apple Music playlists. Yazoo, formed in 1981, were a British synth pop duo from Basildon, Essex, England consisting of former Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke (keyboards) and Alison Moyet (vocals). The music video for the new version was created using the Houdini 3D animation software package. Was this info helpful? According to the Rolling Stone online magazine, Vince Clarke famously quit Depeche Mode after they wouldn’t accept this song and it became a break out song for him. 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