SME Records (Japanese imprint – not equivalent to “Sony Music Entertainment”)

~ Label

Annotation

The SME Records imprint was launched in late 1998 as a label for Japanese artists and a reissue label for Columbia Records (US) artists. In 2001, the Columbia artists were moved to a new walking eye imprint, with SME Records now focused exclusively on Japanese music.

Known cancelled releases:
SECL-963
SECL-965
SECL-966
SECL-989
SECL-991
SECL-1138~9

Annotation last modified on 2014-07-24 18:47 UTC.

Previously known as: DefSTAR RECORDS

Releases

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksCountry/DateCatalog#Barcode
SUNDAY恋をしようThe TurtlesCD2
  • JP1998-10-21
SRCL-44184988009441894
#1'sMariah CareyCD19
  • JP1998-11-18
SRCS 88204988009882093
Premium BestTotoCD14
  • JP1998-11-21
SRCS 88224988009882291
Premium BestLaura NyroCD16
  • JP1998-11-21
SRCS 88234988009882390
Waste of MindZebraheadCD16
  • JP1998-11-21
SRCS 8833, SRCS-88334988009883397
TracksBruce Springsteen4×HDCD17 + 17 + 18 + 14
  • JP1998-11-26
SRCS 8801~44988009880198
TracksBruce Springsteen4×HDCD17 + 17 + 18 + 14
  • JP1998-11-26
SRCS 8801~44988009880198
Time After TimeINOJCD6
  • JP1998-11-26
SRCS 88504988009885094
Live on Two LegsPearl JamCD16
  • JP1998-11-26
SRCS 88514988009885193
STRIPE!槇原敬之8cm CD3
  • JP1998-11-26
SRDL-45794988009457918
SIAM SHADE VSIAM SHADECD12
  • JP1998-12-02
SRCL-44204988009442099
Garage Inc.Metallica2×CD11 + 16
  • JP1998-12-02
SRCS 8809, SRCS 88104988009880990
Ambassador SatchLouis Armstrong & His All‐StarsCD10
  • JP1998-12-12
SRCS 9512[none]
Jazz Goes To CollegeThe Dave Brubeck QuartetCD7
  • JP1998-12-12
SRCS 95134988009951393
Blue Trombone (mono, remastered)J.J. JohnsonCD7
  • JP1998-12-12
SRCS 95184988009951898
Hit’s a Sony ’98, Vol.11Various ArtistsCD18
XDCS-93345[none]
By Your SideThe Black CrowesCD4
SRCS 88944988009889498
Mingus DynastyCharles Mingus and His Jazz GroupCD10
SRCS 9520
Last CaressMetallicaCD3
XDCS 93344[none]
The StrangerBilly JoelEnhanced CD13
  • JP1999-01-21
SRCS-94474988009944791
52nd StreetBilly JoelEnhanced CD12
  • JP1999-01-21
SRCS-94484988009944890
Glass HousesBilly JoelEnhanced CD10
  • JP1999-01-21
SRCS-94494988009944999
Dancin' GroovesHerbie HancockCD14
  • JP1999-01-30
SRCS 8856
Infinity ∞ ~ Christeen + 4 Demos ~Devin TownsendCD5
  • JP1999-02-20
CS 8879, SRCS 88794988009887999
月を超えろ奥田民生CD4
  • JP1999-02-20
SRCL-45074988009450797
Turn the PageMetallicaCD5
  • JP1999-02-20
SRCS 88804988009888095
コンプリート・レコーディングスRobert Johnson2×CD20 + 21
  • JP1999-02-20
SRCS-9457, SRCS-94584988009945798
曇りのち晴れSIAM SHADE8cm CD3
  • JP1999-02-24
SRDL-45904988009459011
The Animal SongSavage GardenCD5
  • JP1999-03-25
SRCS 89084988009890890
Ballad〜20th Anniversary松田聖子CD16
  • JP1999-04-01
SRCL-44754988009447599
Dave Brubeck in BerlinDave BrubeckCD4
  • JP1999-04-01
SRCS 95304988009953090
I Am…NasCD17
  • JP1999-04-14
SRCS 87774988009877792
18 TracksBruce SpringsteenCD18
  • JP1999-04-14
SRCS-88924988009889290
18 TracksBruce SpringsteenCD18
  • JP1999-04-14
SRCS-88924988009889290
Whiskey in the JarMetallicaCD6
  • JP1999-04-21
SRCS-89134988009891392
Not Dark Yet / Dylan Alive, Volume 2Bob DylanCD4
  • JP1999-04-21
SRCS-89144988009891491
FOR YOUR SMILESMILECD11
  • JP1999-04-29
SRCL-44914988009449197
フレンズ〜remixed edition〜REBECCA8cm CD3
  • JP1999-05-12
SRDL-46284988009462813
孤独な心臓(ハート)ヒックスヴィルCD3
  • JP1999-05-21
SRCL-44874988009448794
PAISLEY POPThe TurtlesCD11
  • JP1999-05-21
SRCL-45254988009452593
Such a Lovely Place槇原敬之SACD11
  • JP1999-05-21
SRGL-6014988009060194
A Tribute to Jack JohnsonMiles DavisSACD2
  • JP1999-05-21
SRGS 45044988009450421
The Man With The HornMiles DavisSACD6
  • JP1999-05-21
SRGS 45054988009450520
RencontreGeorges ArvanitasSACD (2 channels)12
  • JP1999-05-21
SRGS 45074988009450728
My Funny Valentine - Miles Davis In ConcertMiles DavisSACD5
  • JP1999-05-21
SRGS-45034988009450322
Beautiful LoveKeiko LeeSACD12
  • JP1999-05-21
SRGS-45064988009450629
Across the UniverseFiona AppleCD4
  • JP1999-05-26
SRCS 89324988009893297
Identify YourselfNeveCD12
  • JP1999-05-26
SRCS 89394988009893990
fiançaillesLAREINECD2
  • JP1999-06-02
SRCL-45244988009452494
Hungry Spider槇原敬之CD4
  • JP1999-06-02
SRCL-45354988009453590
コンプリート・エディションREBECCACD14
  • JP1999-06-02
SRCL-45364988009453699
SugarSystem of a DownCD4
  • JP1999-06-02
SRCS 89444988009894492
マイレージヒックスヴィルCD12
  • JP1999-06-19
SRCL-44864988009448695
Last KissPearl JamCD2
  • JP1999-06-23
SRCS 89694988009896991
Head HuntersHerbie HancockSACD4
  • JP1999-07-01
SRGS 45104988009451022
Head HuntersHerbie HancockSACD4
  • JP1999-07-01
SRGS 4510
Cicada槇原敬之CD12
  • JP1999-07-07
SRCL-45394988009453996
Cicada槇原敬之CD12
  • JP1999-07-10
SRCL-45414988009454191
The Writing’s on the WallDestiny’s ChildCD17
  • JP1999-07-14
SRCS 89424988009894294
Nothing Safe: The Best of the BoxAlice in ChainsCD16
  • JP1999-07-23
SRCS 89784988009897899
Intimate StrangersTom ScottCD7
  • JP1999-07-23
SRCS-95394988009953991
Apple JuiceTom ScottCD7
  • JP1999-07-23
SRCS-95414988009954196
Ready for the WorldINOJCD16
  • JP1999-07-23
SRCS88164988009881690
ハレーションサマー / サマーナイトタウン (English Version)ココナッツ娘。8cm CD3
  • JP1999-07-23
SRDL-46424988009464213
サウンド・オブ・カーニバル久保田利伸8cm CD2
  • JP1999-07-28
SRDL-46414988009464114
In A Silent WayMiles DavisSACD2
  • JP1999-08-04
SRGS 45114988009451121
ハレーションサマーココナッツ娘。8cm CD3
  • TW1999-08-12
SMS-86464716331864629
DANCE & CHANCEココナッツ娘。CD4
  • TW1999-08-17
SMS86494716331864926
Yippee!Cosa NostraCD15
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCL 45784988009457895
US大森洋平CD2
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCL-45744988009457499
MOTHERhanaco with PUFFYCD3
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCL-46364988009463698
Born to Run (Japan, 1999 picture disc reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD8
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 89834988009898391
Chimes of Freedom (Japan, 1999 cardboard packaging reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD4
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 89894988009898995
Chimes of FreedomBruce SpringsteenCD4
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 89894988009898995
Chimes of Freedom (Japan, 1999 cardboard packaging reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD4
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 89894988009898995
Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. (Japan, 1999 picture disc reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD9
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 94664988009946696
Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. (Japan, 1999 cardboard packaging reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD9
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 94664988009946696
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Japan, 1999 cardboard packaging reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD10
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 94684988009946894
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Japan, 1999 cardboard packaging reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD10
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 94684988009946894
Nebraska (1999 picture disc reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD10
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 94714988009947198
The Ultra ZoneSteve VaiCD14
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS-89774988009897790
On the 6Jennifer LopezCD15
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS-89934988009899398
DANCE & CHANCEココナッツ娘。CD4
  • JP1999-08-25
SRCL-46354988009463599
Billet ~幼き夏の便箋~LAREINECD2
  • JP1999-08-25
SRCL-46384988009463896
グライダー大森洋平CD11
  • JP1999-09-08
SRCL-45754988009457598
Messengers' Rhyme 〜Rakushow, it's your Show!〜久保田利伸CD4
  • JP1999-09-08
SRCL-46344988009463490
GratitudeEarth, Wind & FireCD17
  • JP1999-09-08
SRCS 94784988009947891
アポロポルノグラフィティ8cm CD3
  • JP1999-09-08
SRDL-46184988009461816
Porgy and BessMiles DavisSACD13
  • JP1999-09-08
SRGS-45184988009451824
BLACKSIAM SHADECD2
  • JP1999-09-15
SRCL-45734988009457390
Live/1975–85Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band3×CD13 + 14 + 13
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 8985-7498809898599
Live/1975–85Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band3×CD13 + 14 + 13
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 8985-7498809898599
Human Touch (withdrawn)Bruce SpringsteenCD14
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94724988009947297
Human TouchBruce SpringsteenCD14
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94724988009947297
Lucky Town (withdrawn)Bruce SpringsteenCD10
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94734988009947396
Lucky TownBruce SpringsteenCD10
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94734988009947396
The Ghost of Tom JoadBruce SpringsteenCD12
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94744988009947495
The Ghost of Tom Joad (withdrawn 1999 cardboard packaging reissue, promo)Bruce SpringsteenCD12
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94744988009947495
Tunnel of Love (Japan, withdrawn)Bruce SpringsteenCD12
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94864988009948690
Tunnel of Love (Japan, withdrawn)Bruce SpringsteenCD12
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94864988009948690