Nur zu Besuch

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For the unplugged album, see Nur zu Besuch: Unplugged im Wiener Burgtheater
"Nur zu Besuch"
Single by Die Toten Hosen
from the album Auswärtsspiel
Released July 29, 2002
Genre Acoustic rock, soft rock, emo
Length 4:29
Label JKP
Writer(s) Andreas Frege
Andreas von Holst
Die Toten Hosen singles chronology
"Steh auf, wenn du am Boden bist"
"Nur zu Besuch"
"Frauen dieser Welt"

"Nur zu Besuch" (Just visiting) is a song by Die Toten Hosen. It's the fourth single and the eleventh track from the album Auswärtsspiel.

It is a tribute to someone who has recently died. The narrator, being at the grave at the time, expresses the sadness over it, love for the deceased and knows that in time it will go by and "the sun will shine again". The song is dedicated to Campino's mother Jennie.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Olaf Heine.

In the video, Campino is sadly walking through a ghost town, till he meets another, smiling self, who slaps him to make him understand, that life isn't over, so people reappear on the streets and Campino seems to lighten up.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nur zu Besuch" (Frege, von Holst/Frege) − 4:29
  2. "Runaway Train Driver" (Smith/Smith) – 3:11 (T.V. Smith cover)
  3. "Hirnfick (Futter für die Fische)" (Brainfuck (Food for the fish)) (von Holst/Frege) – 3:17
  4. "Nur zu Besuch" (Instrumental) - 3:18


Year Country Position
2002 Germany 17
2002 Austria 50