Wolf City

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Wolf City
Studio album by Amon Düül II
Released 1972
Recorded July 1972, Bavaria Studios
Genre Krautrock, progressive rock
Length 34:41
Label United Artists
Producer Olaf Kübler, Amon Düül II
Amon Düül II chronology
Carnival in Babylon
Wolf City
Live in London
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Wolf City is the fifth studio album released by the German Krautrock band Amon Düül II.

Like its predecessor, Carnival in Babylon, Wolf City is a more conventional recording than the band's earlier albums, with shorter track times and more straightforward song structures.[2] This was likely due to the band's increasing commercial popularity, both at home and in the UK.[1] Despite this, some of the album's tracks, such as "Jail-House-Frog" and "Deutsch Nepal", are still overtly experimental.[3]

Track listing[edit]

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No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Surrounded by the Stars"   Karrer/Rogner 07:44
2. "Green-Bubble-Raincoated-Man"   Weinzierl 05:03
3. "Jail-House-Frog"   Weinzierl 04:50
4. "Wolf City"   Karrer/Fichelscher/Rogner/Weinzierl/Meid 03:18
5. "Wie der Wind am Ende einer Strasse"   Karrer/Fichelscher/Rogner/Weinzierl/Meid 05:42
6. "Deutsch Nepal"   Kübler/Meid 02:56
7. "Sleepwalker's Timeless Bridge"   Fichelscher/Rogner 04:54

Bonus tracks on Gamma CD reissue (83803):[4]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "What You Gonna Do"   Kübler/Meid 06:37
2. "Las Vegas"   Kübler/Meid 04:19
3. "Mueller's Frau-Jam"   Leopold 10:53

Bonus tracks on 2007 Revisited CD reissue (SPV 305372):

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Kindermörderlied"   Karrer 05:59
2. "Mystic Blutsturz"   Weinzierl/Knaup-Krötenschwanz 10:11
3. "Düülirium"   Karrer/Kühler/Weinzierl/Knaup-Krötenschwanz 04:25


Amon Düül II[edit]

  • Renate Knaup-Krötenschwanz – vocals
  • Chris Karrer – guitars, soprano saxophone, violin
  • John Weinzierl – guitars
  • Falk-Ulrich Rogner – organ, clavioline, synthesizer
  • Lothar Meid – bass, vocals, synthesizer
  • D. Secundus Fichelscher – drums, vocals, guitars

Guest personnel[edit]

  • Jimmy Jackson – choir organ, piano
  • Olaf Kübler – soprano saxophone, vocals
  • Peter Leopold – synthesizer, timpani, vocals
  • Al Sri Al Gromer – sitar
  • Pandit Shankar Lal – tablas
  • Liz van Neienhoff – tambura
  • Paul Heyda – violin
  • Rolf Zacher – vocals


  1. ^ a b Amon Düül II: Wolf City at AllMusic. Retrieved February 6, 2006.
  2. ^ Mineur, Matthias (2002). "Amon Düül II Wolf City". Wolf City (CD liner). Amon Düül II. Hamburg: Repertoire Records. 
  3. ^ Cope, Julian (1995). Krautrocksampler. London: Head Heritage. p. 100. ISBN 0-9526719-1-3. 
  4. ^ Amon Düül II: Wolf City [German Bonus Tracks] at Allmusic. Retrieved February 6, 2006.