Archive for November, 2008

Feeling B – Langeweile

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Feeling B was one of the first punk bands in the former German Democratic Republic (East Germany). The band was founded in Berlin in 1983 and started out firmly grounded in the underground punk scene. Over time, Feeling B’s popularity grew greatly and at the end of the German Democratic Republic, it was one of the most respected and influential Eastern German bands despite their underground status.

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Cascada – Everytime We Touch

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Cascada is a German Eurodance group most famous for their hit singles Everytime We Touch (which won them a World Music Award) and What Hurts the Most. Two of their albums have so far sold an estimated 4 million copies worldwide. Cascada consists of singer Natalie Horler, and producers DJ Manian and Yanou.

A Touch of Class – My Heart Beats Like a Drum

Monday, November 10th, 2008

ATC was a pop group based in Germany, although the four members each came from different countries — Joseph “Joey” Murray from New Zealand, Livio Salvi from Italy, Sarah Egglestone from Australia and Tracey Elizabeth Packham from England. Their debut album Planet Pop featuring songs from Alex Christensen and Clyde Ward was released on February 6, 2001, by Sony BMG Music Entertainment, for which they were awarded an ECHO for ‘Best Dance Act’. Similar sounding follow-up singles were successful in parts of Europe.

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Die Ärzte – Lasse Redn

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Die Ärzte (German for “The Doctors”) is a punk band from Berlin. Along with the Düsseldorf outfit Die Toten Hosen, Die Ärzte is one of the best-known German punk rock bands. They have released 20 albums. The band consists of guitarist Farin Urlaub, drummer Bela B. and bass player Rodrigo González. All three write and sing.

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