Quadratur des Kreises

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Quadratur des Kreises
Quadratur des Kreises cover.jpg
Studio album by
Freundeskreis
ReleasedFebruary 21, 1997
GenreGerman hip hop
LabelFour Music
ProducerPhilippe Kayser
Freundeskreis chronology
Quadratur des Kreises
(1997)
Esperanto
(1999)

Quadratur des Kreises (German for "Squaring the circle") is the debut album by German hip hop group Freundeskreis. It hit #12 in Germany, #34 in Switzerland and #38 in Austria. Three singles were released from the album, the first one being the hit "A-N-N-A", which peaked at #6 in the German charts and reached the top 30 in Austria and Switzerland.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Quadratur des Kreises (Intro)" ("Squaring the circle")2:43
2."Leg dein Ohr auf die Schiene der Geschichte" ("Put your ear on the tracks of history")5:11
3."Lasst Mich Nicht Alleine" ("Don't leave me alone")3:26
4."Enfants Terribles International" (French: "Terrible children international" feat. Déborah)5:20
5."Letzten Sonntag Bei Donato" ("Last sunday at Donato")1:24
6."A-N-N-A" (feat. Donato Wharton & Davide Petroca)6:06
7."Nachtrag" ("Addendum")0:37
8."Future Mothers"4:26
9."Vorspiel" ("Foreplay")0:38
10."Baby, wenn ich down bin" ("Baby, when I'm down" feat. Theresa J. Burnette)5:16
11."Cross The Tracks" (feat. Donato Wharton)4:56
12."Wenn der Vorhang fällt" ("When the curtain falls" feat. Wasi)4:15
13."Zwischenteil" ("Interlude")0:58
14."Overseas/Übersee" (feat. Afrob)6:53
15."Cassandra & Christina"0:34
16."Telefonterror" ("Telephone terror" feat. Cassandra Steen)5:45
17."Im Land der 1210er" ("In the land of the 1210s")4:21
18."Enfants Terribles" (French: "Terrible children")5:45
19."Easy At Last (Outro)"0:58

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart position
Germany Switzerland Austria
1997 "A-N-N-A" 6 15 27
1997 "Leg dein Ohr auf die Schiene der Geschiche"
1997 "Wenn der Vorhang fällt" 77

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Germany (BVMI)[1] Gold 250,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Freundeskreis; 'Quadratur des Kreises')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 5 October 2017.