Computer Love (Kraftwerk song)

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"Computer Love"
Single by Kraftwerk
from the album Computer World
B-side "The Model"
Released July 1981 (1981-07)
Format 7"
Genre Synthpop
Length 3:45 (single edit)
7:15 (album version)
Label EMI
EMI5207 (UK)
Warner Bros. Records (US)
Writer(s) Ralf Hütter
Karl Bartos
Emil Schult
Producer(s) Ralf Hütter
Florian Schneider
Kraftwerk singles chronology
"Pocket Calculator"
(1981, UK)
"Computer Love"
(1981, UK)
"Showroom Dummies"
(1982, UK)

"Computer Love" (German version title: "Computerliebe") is a song by the German electronic band Kraftwerk. It was released in 1981 on the studio album Computer World and as a single in the same year. The song, on a double A-sided single with "The Model", went to number one in the UK Singles Chart.

The melody of "Computer Love" was later used in Coldplay's song "Talk" (see below under "cover versions").

Cover versions[edit]


Chart (1981) Peak
UK Singles Chart 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 13


  1. ^ Camouflage - Handsome - The Remix on Discogs
  2. ^ Camouflage - Archive #01 on Discogs
  3. ^ Coldplay - Martin Sent Kraftwerk Begging Letter on