I (Die Krupps album)

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Studio album by
LabelRough Trade Records
  • Jürgen Engler
  • Christopher Lietz
Die Krupps chronology
Entering the Arena
II - The Final Option

I is an album by German band Die Krupps, released in 1992. Several songs on the album make use of film samples.[1] On "Doppelgänger" and "The Power", samples of Star Wars can be heard. "One", which is a Metallica cover, contains samples from Born on the Fourth of July (1989), "Disclipes of Disclipine" contains samples from Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981).

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by Ralf Dörper, except where noted; all music is composed by Jürgen Engler, except where noted.

1."High Tech/Low Life"  3:05
2."Metal Machine Music"Dörper, Rüdiger Esch, Mary BuckEngler, Buck4:10
3."Doppelgänger" Esch5:06
4."The Dawning of Doom"  3:52
5."Ministry of Fear"  5:01
6."One"James Hetfield, Lars UlrichHetfield, Ulrich5:01
7."Simply Say No"Esch 3:59
8."Disciples of Discipline" Engler, Dörper4:46
9."The Power"  5:22
10."Rings of Steel"  4:44


  • Jürgen Engler – vocals, keyboard, guitar, samples
  • Ralf Dörper – samples
  • Rüdiger Esch – bass guitar
  • Volker Borchert – (live) drums
  • René Schütz – guitar on "Metal Machine Music", "Doppelgänger" and "The Dawning of Doom"
  • Frank Thoms – guitar on "Metal Machine Music", "Simply Say No" and "The Power and Rings of Steel"
  • Dirk Ivens – second voice on "The Dawning of Doom"


  1. ^ "Die Krupps Fanbase - Discography - I". Die Krupps. Retrieved March 27, 2014.