Starring Rosi

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Starring Rosi
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Studio album by Ash Ra Tempel
Released 1973
Recorded Studio Dierks, Stommeln, Germany, 1973
Genre Krautrock
Length 34:52
Label Kosmische Musik Ohr
Producer Manuel Göttsching
Ash Ra Tempel chronology
Join Inn
(1973)
Starring Rosi
(1973)
Le Berceau de Cristal (soundtrack)
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Starring Rosi is the fifth and technically final album released by Ash Ra Tempel, as it is the last to feature any musician other than Manuel Göttsching. It was recorded at Studio Dierks, Stommeln by Dieter Dierks. It was originally released on LP by Ohr under their 'Kosmische Musik' imprint, catalogue number KM 58.007.

Generally regarded as something of a turning point for Göttsching, this album to some extent dispenses with the lengthy jams of previous albums and adopts a tighter song-structure. The line-up is a reduced one following the departure of Harmut Enke; Göttsching plays most of the instruments, with Wallenstein's Harald Großkopf guesting on drums.

Track listing[edit]

SIDE A:

  1. "Laughter Loving" (Göttsching) – 8:00
  2. "Day-Dream" (Göttsching, Müller) – 5:21
  3. "Schizo" (Göttsching) – 2:47
  4. "Cosmic Tango" (Göttsching, Müller) – 2:06

SIDE B:

  1. "Interplay of Forces" (Göttsching, Müller) – 8:58
  2. "The Fairy Dance" (Göttsching) – 3:07
  3. "Bring Me Up" (Göttsching, Müller) – 4:33

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel
  • Harald Großkopf – drums
  • Dieter Dierks - bass on "Bring Me Up", chorus arrangement on "Day-Dream", engineer
  • Heiner Friesz - assistant engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Ash Ra Tempel Starring Rosi review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-09-28.