Volksbeat

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Volksbeat
Voksbeat (Nina Hagen album).jpeg
Studio album by Nina Hagen
Released November 11, 2011
Genre Punk, rock, Christian rock
Label Koch Universal
Nina Hagen chronology
Personal Jesus
(2010)Personal Jesus2010
Volksbeat
(2011)

Volksbeat is the thirteenth solo album[1][2][3][4][5] by Nina Hagen, released on November 11, 2011 in Germany. Right after the release, Nina Hagen embarked on a promotional tour all around Europe.[6] This album follows the Jesus-oriented theme of her previous album Personal Jesus as well as dealing with civil rights, anti-establishment, anti-war and anti-nuclear power icons and movements.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bitten der Kinder & An meine Landsleute" (text: Bertolt Brecht, music: Thomas Götz, Nina Hagen) – 2:16
  2. "Ick lass mir doch vom Teufel nich... (Why Should The Devil Have All Good Music)" (Larry Norman, German lyrics by Nina Hagen) – 2:30
  3. "Killer" (Adam Tinley (Adamski), Sealhenry Samuel (Seal)) – 3:18
  4. "Ermutigung" (Wolf Biermann) – 2:04
  5. "Ich bin" (Justin Balk, Nina Hagen) – 1:55
  6. "Das 5. Gebot" (Nina Hagen, Martin Luther/Thomas Götz) – 3:02
  7. "Menschen sind kompatibel" (Stefan Knoess) – 3:28
  8. "Wir sind das Volk" (Nina Hagen, Bernd Kurtzke) – 2:32
  9. "Soma Koma" (Petra Jansen, Nina Hagen/Warner Poland, Wolfgang Glum) – 2:50
  10. "Jesus ist ein Freund von mir" (Jesus Is A Friend Of Mine) (Salvatore Polichetti, German lyrics by Nina Hagen) (Sonseed's song cover) – 2:51
  11. "Süßes, süßes Lied der Errettung" (Sweet, Sweet Song of Salvation) (Larry Norman, German lyrics by Nina Hagen) - Larry Norman's song cover – 3:06
  12. "Keiner von uns ist frei" (None of Us Are Free) (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Brenda Russell, German lyrics by Nina Hagen) - Solomon Burke's cover – 3:51
  13. "Noch Ein Tässchen Kaffee (One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)) (Bob Dylan, German lyrics by Nina Hagen) – 3:33
  14. "Nicht vergessen (Let's Not Forget)" (Arnold Hennings, Curtis Mayfield, German lyrics by Nina Hagen) – 3:56
  15. "Dieser Zug fährt Richtung Freiheit" (This Train Is Bound For Glory) (Woodie Guthrie, traditional, German lyrics by Nina Hagen) (Hidden Track) – 4:10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Volksbeat release at". Euronews.com. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  2. ^ "Volksbeat at". Amazon.de. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Nina Hagen announces new album "Volksbeat"" (in German). Volksbeat.com. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  4. ^ "Nina Hagen talks "Volksbeat"". Allureofsound.com. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  5. ^ "Volksbeat at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2011-11-11. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  6. ^ "Volksbeat 2012 Tour at". Eventim.de. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  7. ^ "Nina Hagen's hunt for "truth and peace"". Dw.de. Retrieved 2012-08-11.