"Black Beauty White Heat" Released: November 3, 1997
Paradise Now is the seventh album by German band Die Krupps. It was released in 1997. It is the last album prior to the band's 8-year break-up. Guitars take a more dominant role here than on previous Die Krupps albums.
"Fire" was released prior to the album release and its promo video was played on music television stations several times. The single contained the original version, an early mix of "Moving Beyond, a Nexus Six remix of "Fire", and an extended version of "Language Of Reality (Charlie Clouser Remix)" previously released on The Final Remixes. "Rise Up" was promoted by 2 different promo videos, including live footage recorded in Berlin, Germany on 6 June 1997 and produced by Jörg Buttgereit; the single features the original version, a club remix of "Rise Up" and the exclusive B-side "The Last Time". "Black Beauty White Heat" was released as the final single in autumn; a promo video was made but received minimum airplay. The single contains a video edit of the title track, the original version, and the exclusive B-side "Complete Control".