Cha Cha (album)

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Cha Cha
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Live album by
Released1978 (1978)
RecordedRelight Cafe, the Pinge à Linge, the Pedo Ville & the Too Far Gone Discotheque
GenreRock and roll, blues
LabelAriola
ProducerHerman Brood & His Wild Romance
Herman Brood & His Wild Romance chronology
Shpritsz
(1978)
Cha Cha
(1978)
Herman Brood & His Wild Romance
(1979)
Singles from Cha Cha
  1. "Still Believe"
    Released: 1978

Cha Cha is the first live album by Dutch rock and roll and blues group Herman Brood & His Wild Romance. The album produced one single, "Still Believe." On the Dutch album chart, the album reached #2 on 13 January 1979, and stayed on the chart for 18 weeks.[1] The album was certified gold in 1979.[2]

Cha Cha is also the name of a movie filmed in 1979 with Herman Brood, Nina Hagen, and Lene Lovich, whose soundtrack was released separately on LP, also called Cha Cha. In the movie, he marries Nina Hagen; in reality they had a brief affair.

Cha Cha was re-released on CD in 1991 by Sony BMG/Ariola.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Herman Brood; except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Hit"Brood, Pé Hawinkels, Dany Lademacher1:34
2."Too Slow"Brood, Dany Lademacher2:27
3."Street" 2:10
4."Still Believe"Bertus Borgers, Paul Smeenk3:10
5."True Fine Mama"Richard Penniman1:50
6."Rock & Roll Junkie" 2:30
7."One More Dose"Brood, Hugo Sinzheimer3:40
8."Speedo"The Cadillacs0:30
9."Dope Sucks"Brood, Dany Lademacher2:40
10."City"Mose Allison3:40
11."Blue" 3:22
12."Can't Stand It"Lou Reed2:08
13."Phony" 3:20
14."Pop" 3:40

Singles[edit]

The single "Still Believe" (with "Jilted" on the B-side) reached #15 in the Dutch Top 50 on 30 December 1978, and stayed on the chart for ten weeks.[3] The single draws interest in Germany and France also.[1]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Herman Brood & His Wild Romance: Discografie". Muziek Centrum Nederland. Retrieved 2009-04-08.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Herman Brood & his wild romance - Cha cha". NVPI. Retrieved 2009-04-09.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Herman Brood & His Wild Romance - Saturday Night". GfK - Dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2009-04-09.