Bonaparte (band)

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BONAPARTE
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Background information
Origin Berlin, Germany
Genres Dance-punk, electronic rock, indie rock
Years active 2006 (2006)–present
Labels Independent
Website www.bonaparte.cc

Bonaparte is the stage name of Berlin-based Swiss electronic rock songwriter and producer Tobias Jundt. Jundt is the only permanent member in the studio, collaborating with a changing cast of live musicians and performers when touring. Since 2006 Bonaparte performed over 500 shows worldwide a.o. in Europe, China, Russia, New Zealand or the USA. [1]

The band is characterized by their expressive critically acclaimed live performances. German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel describes the band as "A multi-ethnic group ruled by the party-Kaiser; a trash circus unleashed".[2]

Style[edit]

Bonaparte is known for its socio-critical lyrics as well as its celebration of hedonism. The Berliner Zeitung described Bonaparte as "analoge Bohème,".[3]

Media awards[edit]

  • "Radio Award Für Neue Musik" from Popkomm, Germany, 2008
  • "Style Award Domestic" from Musikexpress, Germany, 2009
  • "Too Much" No. 1 Biggest Hit in 2009 from 78s Magazine, Switzerland, 2009
  • "Best Art Project" from 16 Tons Awards, Moscow, Russia, 2009

Band members[edit]

  • Tobias Jundt is the only permanent member of the group.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Other albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Too Much (2008) (CD)
  • Computer in Love (2010) (10' Vinyl with Remixes by Modeselektor, Siriusmo, Jason Forrest)
  • Fly a Plane Into Me (2010) (7' Vinyl. b-side: Things Are More Like They Are Now)
  • Louie, Louie (2012) (free digital download only)
  • Quarantine (2012) (12' vinyl with Remixes by a.o. Housemeister)
  • Mañana Forever (2013) (digital only)
  • Into The Wild (2015) (digital only)
  • White Noize (2016) (digital only)
  • Melody X (2017) (digital only)

Remixes[edit]

  • 2007: Die Piratenbraut – "12345und20" (Der Kleine Remix by Bonaparte)
  • 2007: Mother's Ruin – "Godzilla vs. Bonaparte"
  • 2009: Kissogram – "The Deserter" (Bonaparte Remix)
  • 2011: Housemeister – "Music Is Awesome" (Bonaparte Remake Radio Edit & Extended Version)
  • 2011: The Monsters – "I Want You" (Bonaparte Remix)
  • 2012: MIA. – "Fallschirm" (Bonaparte Remix)
  • 2012: Die Ärzte – "Ist das noch Punkrock?" (Bonaparte Remix)
  • 2013: Dagobert – "Ich bin zu jung" (Bonaparte Remix)
  • 2016: Da Cruz - Cala A Boca (Bonaparte Remix)

 ===Collaborations===

  • 2016: Mule & Man (Bonaparte & Kid Simius): One Hand Clap EP

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bonaparte: Live History. In: bonaparte.cc.
  2. ^ Oberländer, Jan (28 October 2008). "Bonaparte: Blut, Schweiß und Würstchen". Der Tagesspiegel (in German). 
  3. ^ Fust, Boris (8 October 2008). "Die analoge Bohème". Berliner Zeitung (in German). Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. 

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