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
Miles! Miles! Miles!Miles Davis2×CD4 + 2
  • JP1992-11-01
#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-88334988009883397
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]
Mingus DynastyCharles Mingus and His Jazz GroupCD10
SRCS 9520
Last CaressMetallicaCD3
XDCS 93344
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
I Am…NasCD17
  • JP1999-04-14
SRCS 87774988009877792
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
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
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
Last KissPearl JamCD2
  • JP1999-06-23
SRCS 89694988009896991
Head HuntersHerbie HancockSACD4
  • JP1999-07-01
SRGS 45104988009451022
Cicada槇原敬之CD12
  • JP1999-07-07
SRCL-45394988009453996
Cicada槇原敬之CD12
  • JP1999-07-10
SRCL-45414988009454191
Ready for the WorldINOJCD16
  • JP1999-07-23
SRCS88164988009881690
Nothing Safe: The Best of the BoxAlice in ChainsCD16
  • JP1999-07-23
SRCS 89784988009897899
Apple JuiceTom ScottCD7
  • JP1999-07-23
SRCS 95414988009954196
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
DANCE & CHANCEココナッツ娘。CD4
  • TW1999-08-17
SMS86494716331864926
US大森洋平CD2
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCL-45744988009457499
Yippee!Cosa NostraCD15
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCL 45784988009457895
The Ultra ZoneSteve VaiCD14
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS-89774988009897790
On the 6Jennifer LopezCD15
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS-89934988009899398
Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. (Japan, cardboard packaging reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD9
  • JP1999-08-21
SRCS 94664988009946696
Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. (Japan, picture disc 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
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
Born to Run (Japan, 1999 picture disc reissue)Bruce SpringsteenCD8
SRCS 89834988009898391
グライダー大森洋平CD11
  • JP1999-09-08
SRCL-45754988009457598
メッセンジャーズ・ライム久保田利伸CD2
  • 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
The Writing's on the WallDestiny’s ChildCD17
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS-21174988009211718
Human TouchBruce SpringsteenCD14
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94724988009947297
Human Touch (withdrawn)Bruce SpringsteenCD14
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94724988009947297
Lucky TownBruce SpringsteenCD10
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94734988009947396
Lucky Town (withdrawn)Bruce SpringsteenCD10
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94734988009947396
The Ghost of Tom JoadBruce SpringsteenCD12
  • JP1999-09-22
SRCS 94744988009947495
The Ghost of Tom JoadBruce 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
Solo MonkThelonious MonkSACD13
  • JP1999-10-01
SRGS 45204988009452029
ココナッツ娘。ココナッツ娘。DVD-Video3
  • JP1999-10-21
SRBL-10294988009102955
いつか君に中村善郎CD13
  • JP1999-10-21
SRCS-21504988009215013
ココナッツ娘。ココナッツ娘。VHS3
  • JP1999-10-21
SRVM-5670
I Knew I Loved YouSavage GardenCD3
  • JP1999-10-22
SRCS 89994988009899992
AffirmationSavage GardenCD12
  • JP1999-10-22
SRCS 90004988009900094
She's down[iksí:d]CD3
  • JP1999-10-27
SRCL-46624988009466293
RainbowMariah CareyCD14
  • JP1999-10-27
SRCS-22224988009222219
The Battle of Los AngelesRage Against the MachineCD13
  • JP1999-11-03
SRCS 88114988009881195
The Best of KansasKansasCD12
  • JP1999-11-03
SRCS-94894988009948997
Sun GoddessRamsey LewisCD7
  • JP1999-11-03
SRCS 9569
NefertitiMiles DavisSACD6
  • JP1999-11-03
SRGS-45214988009452128
When the Pawn Hits the Conflicts He Thinks Like a King What He Knows Throws the Blows When He Goes to the Fight and He’ll Win the Whole Thing ’Fore He Enters the Ring There’s No Body to Batter When Your Mind Is Your Might So When You Go Solo, You Hold Your Own Hand and Remember That Depth Is the Greatest of Heights and If You Know Where You Stand, Then You Know Where to Land and If You Fall It Won’t Matter, Cuz You’ll Know That You’re RightFiona AppleCD12
  • JP1999-11-20
SRCS 21804988009218014
The Gift of GameCrazy TownCD32
  • JP1999-11-30
SRCS 21904988009219011
WillenniumWill SmithCD15
SRCS 21314988009213118
NastradamusNasCD15
  • JP1999-12-08
SRCS 21814988009218113
冬東京LAREINECD2
  • JP1999-12-15
SRCL-47144988009471495
Remix 2000Earth, Wind & FireCD4
  • JP1999-12-18
SRCS 21574988009215716
S&MMetallica2×CD11 + 10
  • JP1999-12-22
SRCS-2144, SRCS-21454988009214412
Bruce Springsteen 1973-1995 ダイジェストBruce SpringsteenCassette15
[none][none]
Fast as You CanFiona AppleCD3
SRCS2179
I Wanna Be With YouBruce SpringsteenCD4
SRCS 88004988009880099
Souled Out LiveThe Black CrowesCD7
SRCS 89564988009895697
Young at HeartTony Williams TrioHybrid SACD (SACD layer)11
SRGS4516
All ’n AllEarth, Wind & FireSACD11
SRGS-45254988009452524
Blonde on BlondeBob DylanSACD14
SRGS 4531
Japan Not for SaleVarious ArtistsCD15
XDCL-93325