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Origin Cologne, Germany
Genres Eurodance
Years active 1988 (1988)–1994
Labels Coconut, BMG
Past members Vlad Mint
Jan Erik
Walter Bee

Chyp-Notic were a German Eurodance group formed in 1988, who had several hits between 1990 and 1993, including a cover of "Nothing Compares 2 U" and "I Can't Get Enough".


Vlad Mint, Jan Erik and Walter Bee founded the band in 1988 under the name Toys. Two years later, the trio renamed to Chyp-Notic, and landed a recording contract with Coconut Records. Mint ended his training as a dental technician, Bee gave up his job as a computer programmer and Erik sold his shares at a nightclub.

They released their first and best-known single "Nothing Compares 2 U" in 1990. This uptempo cover of Sinéad O'Connor's cover of the Prince song reached #16 on the German singles chart. The beat is lifted from the Raze song "Break 4 Love". After two albums and several successes, including a top 20 placing for the third single "I Can't Get Enough" in 1991, the band broke up in 1994.



  • 1990: Nothing Compares
  • 1992: I Can't Get Enough
  • 2008: Greatest Hits
  • 2015: 25


Year Single Peak chart positions Album

1990 "Nothing Compares 2U (The Ultimate Dance-Version)" 16 9 21 18 Nothing Compares
"If I Can't Have You"
1992 "I Can't Get Enough" 14 I Can't Get Enough
"Still In Love With You" 71 30
"I Do It All For You, Baby" 89 singles only
1993 "When I Dream" 77
1994 "Don't Break The Heart" (feat. Greg Ellis)
1999 "In The Mix"
2015 "Nothing Compares 2U (2015 Remixes)"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.


  1. ^ "Chyp-Notic - German Chart". Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chyp-Notic - Austrian chart". Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chyp-Notic - Belgian Chart". Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Chyp-Notic - New Zealand Chart". Retrieved 14 September 2014. 

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