Final Selection

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Final Selection
Origin Germany
Genres Synthpop
Years active 1993-present
Labels Currently none
Website Official site
Members Riccardo Schult
Mario Tews

Final Selection is a synthpop band from Germany founded in 1993 by Mario Tews (keyboards) and Riccardo Schult (vocals) featuring English lyrics. The band produces melancholic synthpop.[1]


The band's first demo tapes were released in 1993-1996.[2]

Final Selection performed at the Wave Gotik Treffen festival in 1999,[3] and at the EuroRock Festival in 2002 in Belgium.[4]

The band has been remixed by Aslan Faction and NamNamBulu .[5] Final Selection has remixed the band Wave in Head [6] (which was released on the US records label A Different Drum) and the band Epsilon Minus.[7]

Final Selection appeared on a number of compilations, amongst these the "Our Voices - A Tribute To The Cure" compilation that was released on the Irond label .[8]

The band received favorable reviews by Side-line magazine,.[9][10]


Albums and EPs[edit]

  • AntiHero (LP, 2003, Black Flames Records)
  • Heading for Graceland (EP, 2004, Black Flames Records)
  • Meridian (LP, 2005, Black Flames Records)
  • Clockworks (LP 2008, FlashpopMedia)


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