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For the communist youth magazine, see Rebell (communist magazine).
Single by Die Ärzte
from the album 13
Released 6 June 1999
Genre Punk rock
Length 3:52
Label Hot Action Records
Writer(s) Farin Urlaub
Producer(s) Uwe Hoffmann & Die Ärzte
Die Ärzte singles chronology
"1/2 Lovesong"
"Die Schönen und das Biest: Elke (live)"

Rebell (germ. rebel) is a song by German punk rock band Die Ärzte. It's the ninth track and the fourth and final single from their 1998 album 13. The song is about the rebellious attitude of adolescents, which it criticises ironically at times.

The video[edit]

The video is in greyscale and shows the band singing the song, while the lyrics appear on the screen in red. It was filmed in a One-Take.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Rebell (Urlaub) - 3:52
  2. Punk ist... (Götz Alsmann Band feat. Die Ärzte) (Felsenheimer) - 3:23
  3. Backpfeifengesicht (Urlaub) - 2:24
  4. Alles für dich (Urlaub) - 4:11


  • The original Die Ärzte version of "Punk ist..." (germ. Punk is...') can be found on "13".
  • Backpfeifengesicht (germ. Slapface) is about a repulsive man.
  • Alles für dich (germ. Everything for you) is a humorous song about wanting to marry somebody and promising a lot for her (not crossing the reality line).


Year Country Position
1999 Germany 42