Total Eclipse of the Sun
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|Total Eclipse Of The Sun|
|EP by Einstürzende Neubauten|
|Label||Mute (UK), Our Choice (DE)|
Total Eclipse Of The Sun is a 1999 EP released by the German experimental/industrial band Einstürzende Neubauten. It was their first release recorded with their new line-up featuring Jochen Arbeit and Rudi Moser (formerly of Die Haut) and without FM Einheit (who had left during the sessions for their 1996 album Ende Neu); this has continued to be their line-up since.
- Total Eclipse of the Sun - 3:52
- Sonnenbarke (single version) - 8:14
- Helium - 3:10
- Total Eclipse of the Sun (alternate vocal version) - 3:52
The first track, "Total Eclipse of the Sun", replaces "Anrufe in Abwesenheit" in International (Non-German) copies of their 2000 album Silence Is Sexy.
The third track, "Helium is gravity", later appeared in their Strategies Against Architecture III collection.
Written and composed by Jochen Arbeit; Blixa Bargeld; Alexander Hacke; Rudi Moser; N.U. Unruh
Recorded at Conny's Studio, Köln-Wolperath April 1998 and at Schwedenstrasse studio, Berlin in 1999 by Boris Wilsdorf
Mixed at Hansa studios, Berlin by Boris Wilsdorf in 1999
Official site: "Total Eclipse of the Sun" on www.neubauten.org