Encore (Klaus Nomi album)

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Encore!
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Compilation album by Klaus Nomi
Released 1983
Recorded 1979-1983
Genre New wave
Length 42:53
Label RCA
Producer Ron Johnsen, Klaus Nomi
Klaus Nomi chronology
Simple Man
(1982)
Encore!
(1983)
Za Bakdaz
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Encore! is the third album by German countertenor Klaus Nomi, released posthumously in 1983. It is partly a compilation of previous works, with some new work added.

Nomi died of complications from AIDS earlier that year. The disease was poorly understood at that time.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fanfare" – 0:40
  2. "The Cold Song" – 4:03
  3. "Total Eclipse" (Live Version) – 4:15
  4. "Can't Help Falling in Love" – 3:55
  5. "Simple Man" – 4:17
  6. "Wasting My Time" – 4:14
  7. "Wayward Sisters (From "Dido & Aeneas")" – 1:43
  8. "Ding Dong" – 3:03
  9. "You Don't Own Me" – 3:39
  10. "Der Nussbaum" – 3:03
  11. "Lightning Strikes" – 2:59
  12. "The Twist" – 3:10
  13. "Samson and Deliah (Aria)" – 3:52

"Fanfare" is an instrumental track. "Total Eclipse (live version)", "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "Der Nussbaum" are previously unreleased.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Smith, Rupert (July 1994). "Klaus Nomi". Attitude. London, England. 1 (3). The doctors discovered that Nomi's immune system had collapsed, and also found a rare form of skin cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, breaking out on his body. The condition was not yet known as AIDS.