Der blaue Planet

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"Der blaue Planet"
Single by Karat
from the album Der blaue Planet
Released January 01, 1981
Format Music tapes
Genre Rock
Length 8:55
Label Amiga
Writer(s) Norbert Kaiser
Ulrich Swillms
Producer(s) Jürgen Lahrtz
Karat singles chronology
Der Boxer (1981) Der blaue Planet
Jede Stunde (1982)

Der blaue Planet (German for The Blue Planet) is a 1982 hit by the East German band Karat.[1]


The song was on the album with the same name[2] and 2003 the band released an overworked version of his song.

Track list[edit]

  1. "Der blaue Planet" (5:23)
  2. "Blumen aus Eis" (3:32)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
East German Singles Chart 2


  • Lyrics: Norbert Kaiser
  • Composition: Ulrich Swillms

Melotron version[edit]

Der blaue Planet
Der Blaue Planet.jpg
EP by Melotron
Released May 1999
Recorded 1999
Genre Synthpop
Length 25:50
Label Zoth Ommog
Producer Melotron and Olaf Wollschläger
Melotron chronology
Mörderwerk Der blaue Planet Kindertraum V1

In 1999 the synthpop band Melotron covered the song and released it on an EP.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Der blaue Planet (Radio Version)"
  2. "Der blaue Planet (Lange Version)"
  3. "Auf der Suche"
  4. "Der blaue Planet (Antiimperialistischer Schutzmix)"
  5. "Neubrandenburg"


  • Andy Krueger, Edgar Slatnow and Kay Hildebrandt


The song was covered as House music track from DJ Westbam and was released on the Compilation album Power from the Eastside, which was released in September 2003.