Der blaue Planet

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Der blaue Planet (German for The Blue Planet) is a 1982 hit by the East German band Karat.[1] The album of the same title was the most successful album published in East Germany, being sold more than 1.1 million times in East Germany and about 500,000 times in West Germany.

"Der blaue Planet"
Single by Karat
from the album Der blaue Planet
ReleasedJanuary 01, 1981
GenreRock
Length5:23
LabelAmiga
Songwriter(s)Norbert Kaiser
Ulrich Swillms
Producer(s)Jürgen Lahrtz
Karat singles chronology
"Der Boxer"
(1981)
"Der blaue Planet"
(1981)
"Jede Stunde"
(1982)

HistoryEdit

The song was on the album with the same name[2] and 2003 the band released a new version of his song.

Track listEdit

  1. "Der blaue Planet" (5:23)
  2. "Blumen aus Eis" (3:32)

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1981) Peak
position
East German Singles Chart 2

CreditsEdit

  • Lyrics: Norbert Kaiser
  • Composition: Ulrich Swillms

Melotron versionEdit

Der blaue Planet
 
EP by
ReleasedMay 1999
Recorded1999
GenreSynthpop
Length25:50
LabelZoth Ommog
ProducerMelotron and Olaf Wollschläger
Melotron chronology
Mörderwerk Der blaue Planet Kindertraum V1

In 1999, the synthpop band Melotron covered the song and released it on an EP.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Der blaue Planet (Radio Version)"
  2. "Der blaue Planet (Lange Version)"
  3. "Auf der Suche"
  4. "Der blaue Planet (Antiimperialistischer Schutzmix)"
  5. "Neubrandenburg"

PersonnelEdit

  • Andy Krueger, Edgar Slatnow and Kay Hildebrandt

ReferencesEdit