Yello is a popular Swiss electronica band consisting of Dieter Meier and Boris Blank. They are probably best known for their singles "The Race" and "Oh Yeah", which featured a rich mix of electronic music and manipulated vocals. "Oh Yeah" became famous after being featured in the American movies Ferris Bueller's Day Off
, The Secret of My Success
, and more recently Soul Plane
. The song is used on The Simpsons as the theme for the Duffman character. "The Race" is well-known in Germany as the theme music to the Eighties pop show Formel Eins
and was also used in the movie Nuns On The Run
Yello was originally formed by Boris Blank and Carlos Peron in the late 1970s. Dieter Meier, a millionaire playboy with a very versatile career, was brought in when the two founders realised that they needed a singer. Meier and Blank joined forces in 1979 to release a single called "I.T. Splash". Read more about ...