El Baile Alemán
|El Baile Alemán|
|Studio album by|
|Released||July 4, 2000|
|Recorded||December 1999 at Mira, Musica!, Santiago de Chile|
|Genre||Latin dance, electronic|
|Señor Coconut chronology|
|The Metro Times||link|
Although mostly note-for-note covers, some tracks add embellishments such as "cha-cha-chas". On the song "Autobahn" the radio transmission is from Latin Radio dial tuning.
The song "Home Computer" also has some lyrics from "It's More fun to Compute" from the album Computer World.
"Tour de France" was released as a remixed single, the release also including vocal and instrumental cover versions of "Expo 2000", which are not included on the album.
Removed from later pressings of the album (by request of the composers) was a version of "Radioactivity" which had appeared as the second track on the initial pressing of the album. A spoken 'Introduction' track was added ahead of the original album opener "Showroom Dummies".
- "Introduction" (Senor Coconut y su Conjunto) - 1:15
- "Showroom Dummies" (Hütter) - 5:29
- "Trans-Europe Express" (Hütter, Schult) - 5:59
- "The Robots" (Bartos, Hütter, Schneider) - 5:11
- "Neon Lights" (Bartos, Hütter, Schneider) - 4:56
- "Autobahn" (Hütter, Schneider, Schult) - 6:35
- "Home Computer" (Bartos, Hütter, Schneider) - 3:55
- "Tour de France" (Bartos, Hütter, Schmidt, Schneider) - 4:36
- "The Man-Machine" (Bartos, Hütter, Schneider) - 4:30
- "Musique Non-Stop" (Bartos, Hütter, Schneider, Schult) - 4:46
Tour de France (Multicolor Recordings / EFA | EFA 56007-6 / MCR 107.3):
Tour de France (Radio Edit & Album Version)/ EXPO2000/ EXPO2000 (Instrumental)
Tour de France / Showroom Dummies (Multicolor Recordings / New State Recordings | NSERCD001):
Tour de France (Radio Edit & "Good Grooves' 501 Vocal Mix" & Video)/ Showroom Dummies (Radio Edit)
- Jorge González – vocals
- Lisa Carbon – background vocals
- Atom Heart – keyboards, producer
- Argenis Brito – vocals
- Ricardito Tambo – shaker, MIDI
- "Atom™ (Red Bull Music Academy)". Red Bull Music Academy. Red Bull. 31 December 2004. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
[Florian Schneider] said they really liked the work I did, which was quite an honour, of course, but they didn’t like my version of “Radioactivity” and they would really like not to see that released. I tried to convince them that it would be a good idea to release it actually and they got a bit stiff on that.