Werk 80

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Werk 80
Studio album by Atrocity
Released 1997
Recorded spring/summer 1997
Danse Macabre Studio
Bayreuth, Germany
Genre Industrial music, gothic metal
Length 46:06
Label Massacre
Producer Alexander Krull, Bruno Kramm
Atrocity chronology
Willenskraft
(1996)
Werk 80
(1997)
Non Plus Ultra: 1989-1999
(1999)
Singles from Werk 80
  1. "Shout"
    Released: 1997
  2. "Tainted Love"
    Released: 1997
  3. "Das Letzte Mal"
    Released: 1997

Werk 80 is the fifth full-length album by German industrial gothic metal band Atrocity and was released in 1997. It's the band's first full length album with cover versions of popular 1980s songs.[1] Atrocity released a sequel, Werk 80 II, in 2008.

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original artist Length
1. "Shout"   Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley Tears for Fears 6:30
2. "Rage Hard"   Brian Nash, Holly Johnson, Mark O'Toole, Peter Gill Frankie Goes to Hollywood 5:00
3. "Wild Boys"   Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Roger Taylor, Simon Le Bon Duran Duran 4:13
4. "The Great Commandment"   Heiko Maile, Marcus Meyn, Oliver Kreyssig Camouflage 3:31
5. "Send Me An Angel"   David Sterry, Richard Zatorski Real Life 3:50
6. "Tainted Love"   Ed Cobb Gloria Jones 2:50
7. "Der Mussolini"   Gabi Delgado, Robert Görl D.A.F. 3:50
8. "Being Boiled"   Philip Oakey, Martyn Ware, Ian Craig Marsh The Human League 3:52
9. "Don't Go"   Alison Moyet, Vince Clarke Yazoo 3:04
10. "Let's Dance"   David Bowie David Bowie 5:14
11. "Maid of Orleans"   Andy McCluskey Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 4:12
12. "Die Deutschmaschine" (bonus track on limited edition) And One And One 4:28

LP[edit]

Disc one, side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Shout"   Orzabal, Stanley 6:30
2. "Rage Hard"   Nash, Johnson, O'Toole, Gill 5:00
3. "Wild Boys"   Taylor, Taylor, Rhodes, Taylor, Le Bon 4:13
Disc one, side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
4. "The Great Commandment"   Maile, Meyn, Kreyssig 3:31
5. "Send Me An Angel"   Sterry, Zatorski 3:50
6. "Tainted Love"   Cobb 2:50
7. "Der Mussolini"   Delgado, Görl 3:50
Disc two, side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
8. "Being Boiled"   Oakey, Ware, Marsh 3:52
9. "Don't Go"   Moyet, Clarke 3:04
10. "Let's Dance"   Bowie 5:14
11. "Maid of Orleans"   McCluskey 4:12
Disc two, side two
No. Title Writer(s) Original artist Length
12. "Das Letzte Mal" (original title: "Als Wär's Das Letzte Mal")   Deutsch-Amerikanische Freundschaft  
13. "Die Deutschmaschine"   And One And One  
14. "Verschwende Deine Jugend"     Deutsch-Amerikanische Freundschaft  

Werk 80 II limited edition[edit]

On 29 February 2008 Atrocity released the follow-up Werk 80 II. A limited two disc edition was released on the same day, with on the second disc a re-pressing of the original Werk 80 with additional bonus tracks that had been previously released as tracks on the fourth side of the LP and two extra tracks of singles released from Werk 80: "Tainted Love (Albrin-mix)" and "Shout (Edit)".:[2]

Credits[edit]

  • Produced by Alexander Krull & Bruno Kramm.
  • Recorded & Mixed at Dance Macabre Studio, Bayreuth.
  • Engineered by Bruno Kramm, Eva Istok, Ingo Beitz.
  • Mixed by Bruno Kramm and Alexander Krull.
  • Mastered by Alexander Krull at Master Sound.
  • Keyboards and sampling by Bruno Kramm.
  • Guest vocals by Liv Kristine Espenaes.
  • Classical voice by Sofia Solovej.[3]

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