Alphaville Curated By Blank & Jones ‎– So80s Presents Alphaville

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The Original 12" Mixes (85:10)
1-1 Big In Japan (Extended Re-Mix)
Mixed By – Zeus B. HeldProducer – Orlando*Written-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
7:26
1-2 Sounds Like A Melody (Special Long Version)
Mixed By – Wolfgang LoosProducer – Orlando*Written-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
7:43
1-3 Forever Young (Special Dance Version)
Mixed By – Wolfgang LoosProducer – Colin Pearson, Wolfgang LoosWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
6:10
1-4 Jet Set (Jellybean Mix)
Mixed By – John "Jellybean" BenitezProducer – Colin Pearson, Wolfgang LoosWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
6:32
1-5 Dance With Me (Empire Remix)
Mixed By – Steve Thompson & Michael BarbieroProducer – Steve Thompson & Michael BarbieroWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
8:15
1-6 Universal Daddy (Aquarian Dance Mix)
Producer, Mixed By – Peter WalshWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
6:19
1-7 Jerusalem (The Palace Version)
Producer, Mixed By – Wolfgang LoosWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
6:18
1-8 Sensations (Club Mix)
Mixed By – Steve Thompson & Michael BarbieroProducer – Peter WalshWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
6:07
1-9 Red Rose (The 12" Remix)
Mixed By – John Morales & Sergio MunzibaiProducer – Peter WalshWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
7:51
1-10 Romeos (Extended Mix)
Mixed By – James "Jimbo" BartonProducer – Alphaville, Klaus SchulzeWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
8:37
1-11 Summer Rain (Extended Version)
Mixed By – AlphavilleProducer – Alphaville, Klaus SchulzeWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
5:30
1-12 Mysteries Of Love (Remix)
Mixed By – AlphavilleProducer – Alphaville, Klaus SchulzeWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
7:59
The Original B-Sides (85:57)
2-1 Seeds
Producer – Orlando*Written-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
3:18
2-2 The Nelson Highrise (Sector One: The Elevator)
Producer – Orlando*Written-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
4:12
2-3 Welcome To The Sun
Producer – Colin Pearson, Wolfgang LoosWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
3:10
2-4 Golden Feeling
Producer – Colin Pearson, Wolfgang LoosWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
3:52
2-5 The Nelson Highrise (Sector Two: The Mirror)
Producer – AlphavilleWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
3:42
2-6 Next Generation
Producer – AlphavilleWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ryan*, Ricky Echolette
3:58
2-7 Vingt Mille Lieues Sous Les Mers
Producer – AlphavilleWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
5:02
2-8 Concrete Soundtraxx For Imaginary Films I
Producer – AlphavilleWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
6:46
2-9 Headlines
Producer – Alphaville, Klaus SchulzeWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
4:12
2-10 Sister Sun
Producer – AlphavilleWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
3:56
2-11 Summer In Berlin (Demo Version)
Producer – AlphavilleWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
5:53
2-12 Like Thunder
Producer – AlphavilleWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
4:47
2-13 Big In Japan (Extended Instrumental Mix)
Mixed By – Zeus B. HeldProducer – Orlando*Written-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
6:00
2-14 Jet Set (Dub Mix)
Mixed By – John "Jellybean" BenitezProducer – Colin Pearson, Wolfgang LoosWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
5:12
2-15 Romeos (Tribal Mix)
Mixed By – Richie JonesProducer – Alphaville, Klaus SchulzeWritten-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Marian Gold, Ricky Echolette
6:32
2-16 Big In Japan (Remix '88)
Mixed By – AlphavilleProducer – Orlando*Written-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
6:58
Bonus Track:
2-17 Big In Japan (Torsten Fenslau Remix)
Mixed By – Torsten FenslauProducer – Orlando*Written-By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
7:51

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All photos & images courtesy of Marian's & Bernhard's personal archives.
Official cover and press photos courtesy of Warner Music.

THANK YOU for helping to realise this project: Helga Mandel, Pamela Harz, Alex Marcöl, Christian Mielke, Rolf Budde & all @ Budde Music, all Fanclubs, all so80s lovers & supporters.

The autographed version was only sold and distributed by JPC Germany and was released 3 weeks earlier than the standard version. This limited edition (1000 copies) was signed by Marian Gold & Bernhard Lloyd and came without the red sticker on the front of the jewel case that is present on the standard edition (released October 31th,2014).

Release Dates
Autographed version: 2014-10-10
Standard Edition: 2014-10-31

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 0814281010401
  • Barcode (Text): 8 14281 01040 1
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 15651
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): www.soundcolours.com / CD1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI LYZZ
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI C05
  • Mould SID Code (CD1 Scratched By XXXX XXXX): IFPI 00019
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): www.soundcolours.com / CD2
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI LYZZ
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI C05
  • Mould SID Code (CD2 Scratched By XXXX XXXX): IFPI 00019

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SC0344 Alphaville Curated By Blank & Jones Alphaville Curated By Blank & Jones - So80s Presents Alphaville(2xCD, Comp, RM, Unofficial) Soundcolours (2) SC0344 Russia 2015 Sell This Version
SC0344 Alphaville Curated By Blank & Jones Alphaville Curated By Blank & Jones - So80s Presents Alphaville(29xFile, AAC, MP3, Comp, RM) Soundcolours SC0344 Germany 2014

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HumanAdventure

HumanAdventure

October 20, 2014

A long overdue compilation, so80s Presents Alphaville collects the "12-inch" mixes and the B-sides of the singles Alphaville recorded for their first three albums (that is, all the singles they recorded in the 80s. Hey, "so eighties!"). This CD is perfect for everyone who was grossly disappointed that The Singles Collection was, in fact, a poor excuse for a singles collection. Disc one features the "extended" or "special" mixes of the singles for the twelve-inch records. Disc two features the b-sides for those singles, plus a couple bonuses, and disc two is pretty much the reason to buy this compilation. This is definitely the highest sound quality source for the b-sides from Seeds to Concrete Soundtraxx for Imaginary Films. I was especially happy to listen to Vingt Mille Lieues Sous les Mers on this CD, since I spent years listening to that song on a hissy, crackly copy of the Sensations 12-inch.

Even better are the notes, written by Marian Gold, describing each single and b-side to go with it (fun fact: he really doesn't like Universal Daddy).

The actual A-side singles are not present on this compilation. Nor are the "Dub" mixes of Sensations and Red Rose, even though those also come from the 12-inch versions of those singles. Also, nothing the band recorded post-80s is included, but Alphaville never really released a B-sde after The Breathtaking Blue, and the singles from The Breathtaking Blue onward have all had CD releases, so there isn't quite the same urgency to release those tracks as there was to release the ones on this compilation. What's included on these discs are an appropriate and much appreciated collection. I imagine anyone who's a fan of the band will want to get a hold of this release, and for anyone who knows the band only through their studio albums, the B-sides will be a chance to hear a unique side of 80s-era Alphaville.
geri184

geri184

October 19, 2014

Colection of B-sides Alphaville singles. Oooh. Dreams come true. I waited 25 years and now all in one on CD in perfect quality. Good work Blank and Jones. Thank you.
DJTommy1980

DJTommy1980

October 14, 2014
Hey all, thanks so lot!