7.27.2013

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6d/Nina_Hagen_Band.jpg"Nina Hagen Band"
Year:  1978
Country:  Germany
City:  Berlin
Label:  CBS
Format:  LP , CD
Tracks:  11
Time:  42 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:         Punk


























Catharina "Nina" Hagen (born 11 March 1955) is a german singer and actress. She has performed throughout the world for over 40 years. Nina lived in the communist "East Germany" and her parents were writers, actors and musicians and her paternal grandfather died in the nazi "Sachsenhausen concentration camp", so, Nina has always demontred her hate to all totalitarisms. At age 16 she begans to do live concerts with a band of friends and in 1972 she formed Automobil, one of the best-known band of the pop/rock scene in Communist Germany. In 1976 began her career with her own name and playing punk / new wave music. She made also some serial TV and film TV still in East Germany. This is her debut album which we can to listen to punk and new wave, but also reggae, rock and even a few little touches of disco music. The album had a total succes and was recorded in german and also english language.
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LP album cover af 'Unbehagen' fra Nina Hagen Band"Unbehagen"
Year:  1979
Country:  Germany
Label:  CBS
Format:  CD , LP
Tracks:  9
Time:  38 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:        Punk



























Open the album the reggae song "african reggae" which became a hit that year over the world. The disc in general is very similar to his previous and with the same ingredients: punk, new wave and provocations. And also of course her particular, theatrical and excellents changes of voice: opera, punk, crazy madness, pop, etc. Without doubt her 2 best albums of her very long musical career. NINA HAGEN voice is already original, peculiar and almost unique in the world.
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"Nunsexmonkrock"
Year:  1982
Country:  Germany
City:  Berlin
Label:  CBS
Format:  CD , LP
Tracks:  10
Time:  40 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:         Post Punk
























After two albums under the official name of "Nina Hagen Band", the german singer decided to follow her own musical career alone and to collaborate with different musiciants, producers and composers in each album. Early 80s many punk and new wave bands took the dark influence of styles like post-punk, cold wave, gothic rock or even few industrial rhythms and percusions. Nina Hagen decided to make something similar in this album entitled "Nunsexmonkrock" and to record songs which can to remind a bit bands such as: Joy Division, Killing Joke, PiL or Siouxsie & The Images, to mention a few ones. This eccentric rock material, this time all in english, shows the diversity of her vocal instrument.
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"Angstlos"
Year:  1983
Country:  Germany
City:  Berlin
Label:  CBS
Format:  CD , LP
Tracks:  9
Time:  36 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:        New Wave





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"Ekstasy"
Year:  1985
Country:  Germany
City:  Berlin
Label:  CBS
Format:  CD
Tracks:  13
Time:  39 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:      Synth-Pop       Heavy Metal



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"Freud euch"
Year:  1995
Country:  Germany
City:  Berlin
Label:  Sony
Format:  CD
Tracks:  14
Time: 45 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:         Punk

























What a big surprise I had the day a friend of mine give me this NINA HAGEN album from 1995. An album which almost nobody knows and I can affirm with total security, is a great recording (according my peersonal musical taste, of course). The artist leave her latest bored period to back to the roots: punk, reggae and new wave. With all kind of instruments (acoustic, electronic and rock) the Queen of german punk made a fun and interesting album consisting of twelve tracks. In fact, the music is totally "normal" and even mainstream, so nothing to do with underground, no doubt, but even this kind of music can be made: "good" or "bad". The first case use to be that for NINA HAGEN. There are also some punk rock songs written by own Dee Dee Ramone such as: "Zero UFO", "Leave me alone", "Another junkie" and "Runaway" which are really well done.
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