History (Alphaville album)

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History
Compilation album by Alphaville
Released January 1993
Genre Synthpop, new wave
Alphaville chronology
First Harvest 1984-92
(1992)First Harvest 1984-921992
History
(1993)
Prostitute
(1994)Prostitute1994

History is the rarest of Alphaville albums. Released in 1993 only on cassette, and only to members of the official fan club, History is a collection of early Alphaville demo tracks, b-sides, and a few out-takes1.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Headlines" (alternate lyrics) - 3:47
  2. "Fallen Angel" (demo) - 3:57
  3. "Big Yellow Sun" (alternate demo mix) - 6:38
  4. "Voice of the Dolphins" - 0:12
  5. "Dance With Me" (demo) - 4:02
  6. "She Fades Away" (demo 2) - 4:33
  7. "Ariana" (demo) - 3:27
  8. "Universal Daddy" (demo) - 4:18
  9. "Jet Set" (demo) - 4:16
  10. "Big in Japan" (live 1988) - 4:20
  11. "Islands" (live 1988) - 5:21
  12. "Leben Ohne Ende" (demo) - 3:12
  13. "Forever Young" (live reggae version performed by Jamaican Wayne Wonder) - 2:38
  14. "And I Wonder" (promo remix) - 5:25
  • Of all the tracks on this compilation only "Jet Set" has later been re-released. The track appears on the Dreamscapes box set on CD #7, renamed as "Jet Set (Demo I)".
  • "Leben Ohne Ende" is the song Seeds sung with its original German lyrics. The song title translates to "Live Without Ending", part of a line in the English lyrics.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.betaville.de/documents/41_263.html