NINA HAGEN BAND - S/T Self-Titled 12" LP Vinyl Album

- Punk, Opera, and Everything in Between

Nina Hagen's fearless debut album with the Nina Hagen Band is a chaotic collision of punk, reggae, and funk. Her wild vocals shift from operatic to guttural, while the band delivers an electrifying backdrop. It's a raw, unapologetic statement of rebellion and a testament to Hagen's iconic status as a musical force of nature.

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"Nina Hagen Band" Album Description:

Your Nina Hagen's career has been nothing short of extraordinary. From her early operatic training to her revolutionary punk persona, Hagen has broken down boundaries and redefined the possibilities of female expression in music. And it all started with the explosive energy of her 1978 self-titled debut album with the Nina Hagen Band.

Punk, Opera, and Everything in Between

The album "Nina Hagen Band" is a sonic rollercoaster. It takes listeners on a journey through punk rock, funk, disco, reggae, and even nods to Hagen's operatic roots. Her voice is a force of nature, switching seamlessly between guttural growls, soaring highs, and playful theatrics. Songs like "TV-Glotzer" and "Auf'm Bahnhof Zoo" are raw punk anthems, while tracks like "African Reggae" and "Naturträne" showcase the band's versatility and undeniable groove.

Uncompromising Attitude

Beyond the music, the album is a statement of uncompromising individuality. Hagen, with her wild makeup and outlandish fashion, became an icon for self-expression and defiance against social norms. Her lyrics tackled topics from drug addiction to sexuality and politics, with a blend of humor, shock, and poignant honesty.

A Lasting Influence

The Nina Hagen Band's debut album was a critical and commercial success, reaching the top ten in several European charts. Its influence spread throughout the 1980s alternative music scene. Artists like Courtney Love, Bjork, and even Madonna have cited Hagen as an inspiration. The band's willingness to blur genres, challenge expectations, and embrace the unashamedly weird continue to resonate in music today.

A Must-Listen

If you're a fan of punk, new wave, experimental music, or simply artists who pave their own way, the Nina Hagen Band's self-titled album demands your attention. It's both a time-capsule of a specific musical era and a timeless expression of rebellious spirit.

Music Genre:

 Rock from Germany 

Album Production Information:

The album: "NINA HAGEN BAND - Self-Titled" was produced by: Nina Hagen Band, Tom Müller, Ralf Nowy

Album cover design: Friedhelm Meinass

Album cover photography: Jim Rakete

Record Label Information:

 CBS 83136

Album Packaging:

This album "NINA HAGEN BAND - Self-Titled" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by Nina Hagen

Media Format:

 12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 1978 Made in Germany
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: NINA HAGEN BAND - Self-Titled
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Nina Hagen - vocals
  • Manfred Praeker - bass, vocals
  • Bernhard Potschka - guitar, vocals
  • Herwig Mitteregger - drums, vibraphone
  • Reinhold Heil - keyboards
Complete Track-listing of the album "NINA HAGEN BAND - Self-Titled"

The detailed tracklist of this record "NINA HAGEN BAND - Self-Titled" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. TV-Glotzer
  2. Rangehm
  3. Unbeschreiblich Weiblich
  4. Auf'm Bahnhof Zoo
  5. Naturtrane
    Side Two:
  1. Superboy
  2. Heiss
  3. Fisch im Wasser
  4. Auf 'm Freidhof
  5. Der Spinner
  6. Pank


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