Liebe ist für alle da

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Liebe Ist Für Alle Da
Studio album by Rammstein
Released October 16, 2009
Recorded 2008–2009 at Sonoma Mountain Recording Estate, San Rafael, California
Genre Neue Deutsche Härte, industrial metal
Length 46:01
68:13 (with bonus tracks)
Language German
English (Track 8)
French (Track 6)
Label Universal, Vagrant
Producer Jacob Hellner and Rammstein
Rammstein chronology
Rosenrot
(2005)
Liebe Ist Für Alle Da
(2009)
Made in Germany 1995–2011
(2011)
Singles from Liebe Ist Für Alle Da
  1. "Pussy"
    Released: 18 September 2009
  2. "Ich tu dir weh"
    Released: 5 February 2010
  3. "Haifisch"
    Released: 28 May 2010
  4. "Waidmanns Heil / Liebe Ist Für Alle Da"
    Released: 16 April 2011
Special edition cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
BBC Music very favourable[2]
Consequence of Sound 3.5/5 stars[3]
Kerrang! 4/5 stars[4]
Metal Hammer 9/10[5]
NME 8/10[6]
PopMatters 8/10[7]
Rock Sound 9/10[8]
The Second Supper favourable[9]

Liebe ist für alle da (German for "Love is for everyone"[10]) is the sixth studio album by German Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein, which was released in most of Europe on 16 October 2009, the United Kingdom on 19 October 2009 and the United States on 20 October 2009.[11]

History[edit]

The album title was confirmed on 1 September 2009, in a promotional video[12] for the new single, "Pussy", released on 18 September 2009 in the European Union and 19 September 2009 in the United States. The single's B-side is "Rammlied".[13]

The video for "Pussy" was released on adult website Visit-X, two days before the single. The video features scenes of explicit male and female nudity as well as the band members (played by body doubles in the nude scenes) engaging in sexual activity with women.

In July 2009, a promo version of the title track, "Liebe ist für alle da", leaked onto the internet, along with various promotional materials.

As of 16 October 2009, pictures taken throughout the recording of the album are available on Rammstein's official website.

The album was released on 16 October 2009 in Europe and 20 October in the U.S.[14] It became platinum in Finland before its release, solely from pre-release sales.[15] It debuted at number 3 in the French charts,[16] making it Rammstein's most commercially successful album in France to date.[citation needed] Furthermore, the album entered at number 13 on the US charts, making it Rammstein's highest-charting album in the United States, although it subsequently fell off the US albums chart after four weeks. In Germany, the album entered the charts at number 1 after the best start of a music album in 2009[17] and beating popular German R&B-singer Xavier Naidoo's new album "Alles kann besser werden". It remained high in the charts until it was censored.

According to Richard Z. Kruspe, "B********" does not stand for "Bastard", but for "Bückstabü", a word made up by the band to mean "whatever you want".[18]

Paul H. Landers stated that tracks which did not make it on the album would appear as B-sides on singles and that there would be a special edition of the album with five bonus tracks.

The song "Frühling in Paris" features lyrics from the song "Non, je ne regrette rien" by Edith Piaf.

On 8 November 2009, Rammstein played their first show for their "Liebe ist für alle da" tour in Lisbon, Portugal, their first live show in four years.

As announced,[19] a video was shot for the album's third single, "Haifisch", which premiered on the band's MySpace page on 23 April 2010.

"Waidmanns Heil" is a playable track in the rhythm video game Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.[20][21]

In 2013, the song "Führe mich" was featured in Lars von Trier's film Nymphomaniac.[22]

Censorship[edit]

The album was added to the index of the Bundesprüfstelle für jugendgefährdende Medien (Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons) in Germany, due to the track "Ich tu dir weh" and a picture inside the album booklet displaying Richard Kruspe spanking a nude woman.[23] This means only adults can purchase the album; additionally, it must not be displayed in stores where minors have access (see BPjM for details).[24] As a consequence, the album was re-released in Germany on 16 November in an edited version without the censored track and picture.[25][26] The band still played the instrumental version song live in Germany until it was ultimately banned from live performances.

Despite the censorship, the video to "Ich tu dir weh" was released on 21 December 2009, on adult website Visit-X, just like the video to "Pussy", after advertisement on the band's official German website. Any references have since been deleted, presumably following German law prohibiting advertisement for media on the index. In Europe, a single was released on 5 February 2010, and in the UK on 15 February 2010.[27]

As of 31 May 2010, the administrative court in Cologne has decided to waive the suspensive effect of censorship (case 22 L 1899/09). The German department deleted the record from the censorship lists on 1 June (Decision No. A 117/10).[28] On 9 June the band announced on their official website that the original version of the album was already available at their shop and that a release of the single "Ich tu dir weh" in Germany was planned in a short period of time.[29]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Rammstein. 

No. Title Length
1. "Rammlied" (Rammsong) 5:18
2. "Ich Tu Dir Weh" (I Hurt You) 5:01
3. "Waidmanns Heil" (Huntsman's Salute) 3:32
4. "Haifisch" (Shark) 3:44
5. "B********" (Bückstabü, a made up word which means "Whatever You Want") 4:14
6. "Frühling In Paris" (Springtime In Paris) 4:44
7. "Wiener Blut" (Viennese Blood) 3:52
8. "Pussy"   3:59
9. "Liebe Ist Für Alle Da" (Love Is For Everyone) 3:28
10. "Mehr" (More) 4:10
11. "Roter Sand" (Red Sand) 3:59
Total length:
46:01
  • Also released as a double 12" vinyl and a limited edition double 12" pink vinyl (side A = 1-3; B = 4-6; C = 7-9; D = 10-11).
  • The second track, "Ich tu dir weh", is replaced by four seconds of silence on the censored version of the album in Germany.[25] It is marked on the case as Ich tu dir weh*. *Entfernt nach Zensur durch die Behörden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Removed after censorship by the authorities of the Federal Republic of Germany).[25]
  • According to Richard Z. Kruspe, "B********" does not stand for "Bastard", but for "Bückstabü", a word made up by the band to mean "whatever you want".

Special edition bonus tracks[edit]

All songs written and composed by Rammstein. 

No. Title Length
1. "Führe Mich" (Lead Me) 4:33
2. "Donaukinder" (Children of the Danube) 5:17
3. "Halt" (Stop) 4:20
4. "Roter Sand (Orchester Version)" (Red Sand (Orchestral Version)) 4:07
5. "Liese" (Liese (female first name)) 3:55
Total length:
22:12
  • A limited edition deluxe box set, released on 21 December 2009, features the Special Edition album (either censored or uncensored), handcuffs, lubricant and six dildos, all within an aluminium flight case.
  • The Japanese edition, released in December 2009, comes as a double SHM-CD.

iTunes-exclusive track[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Rammlied (Thrash-Terpiece Remix)" (by Robb Flynn) 6:19
  • Placed after "Roter Sand" on the standard edition and after "Liese" on the special edition.

Release history[edit]

Country Date
Europe 16 October 2009
United Kingdom 19 October 2009
United States 20 October 2009
Australia 23 October 2009[30]
Canada 27 October 2009
Guatemala 4 November 2009
Japan 16 December 2009[31]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
German Albums Chart[32] 1
Austrian Albums Chart[33] 1
Swiss Albums Chart[34] 1
Danish Albums Chart[35] 1
Finnish Albums Chart[36] 1
Dutch Albums Chart[37] 1
Czech Albums Chart[38] 1
Slovenian Albums Chart[39] 1
European Albums Chart[40] 1
Polish Albums Chart[41] 2
French Albums Chart[42] 2
Russian Albums Chart[43] 2
Swedish Albums Chart[44] 3
Belgium Albums Chart[45] 3
World Albums Chart[46] 3
Mexican Albums Chart[47] 4
Norwegian Albums Chart[48] 4
Portuguese Albums Chart[49] 4
Spanish Albums Chart[50] 5
Croatian Albums Chart[51] 7
Australian Albums Chart[52] 9
Hungarian Albums Chart[53] 10
US Billboard 200[54] 13
Italian Albums Chart[55] 14
New Zealand Albums Chart[56] 15
UK Albums Chart[57] 16
Irish Albums Chart[58] 25
Canadian Albums Chart[59] 29
Greek Albums Chart[60] 30
Japanese Albums Chart[31] 165

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Rank
Finnish Albums Chart[61] 3
German Albums Chart[62] 7
Chart (2010) Rank
European Top 100 Albums[63] 47
German Albums Chart[64] 67

Certifications[edit]

Country Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Sales
Austria Platinum[65] 20,000
Denmark Gold[66] 15,000
Germany 2× Platinum[67] 400,000
Finland Platinum[68] 24,843
France Gold[69] 50,000
Russia 2× Platinum[70][verification needed] 40,000
Poland Gold[71] 10,000
Switzerland Platinum[72] 30,000
United States - 93,000[73]

Personnel[edit]

Rammstein
Production

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