Nervous Germans

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Only a handful of German bands from any era have managed releases in the U.K., USA and most of Europe without actually landing a hit. Nervous Germans achieved this with bravado, signing to Vertigo in Germany, releasing albums and singles on Rondolet in Britain and Shatter Records in the States.
Their vinyl releases are still highly prized and priced ebay booty today. Nervous Germans played a string of legendary gigs in Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg, Switzerland, France and England.
At the invitation of BBC legend John Peel Nervous Germans were invited into BBC’s Maida Vale Studio to record 4 tracks with producer Bob Sargeant and engineer Nick Gomm for a John Peel Session which was broadcast on 14th October 1980. A rare honour and as was heard at the time ...“not bad for a bunch of krauts“.
Nervous Germans are first and foremost Australian singer Grant Stevens and German bassist and composer Micki Meuser. The band toured in varying line ups from 1979 until 1984 when it all came to an abrupt end following a festival performance that included Mitch Ryder and Aswad. Stevens and Meuser both now live in Berlin and have breathed life back into the old beast. They have found worthy partners in Gary Schmalzl on guitar and drummer Sabine Ahlbrecht who bring the right ingredients to make Nervous Germans an act to reckon with.
The 5 year history of Nervous Germans song material provides around half of the current repertoire, new songs make up the rest. One obvious conclusion on hearing the old mixed with the new is that Nervous Germans was a band ahead of its time and listening today, sounds very “now“.
In summer 1984 Meuser & Stevens finally pulled the plug and Nervous Germans were no more.......until today....the phoenix arises.
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Nervous Germans Discography Tracks

Albums

Nervous Germans - Nervösen Deutschen album art Nervous Germans Nervösen Deutschen (Album) Up Records (4) US 1981 Sell This Version
814 286-1 Nervous Germans - Summer Of Love album art Nervous Germans Summer Of Love(LP, Album) Vertigo 814 286-1 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
none Nervous Germans - Volatile album art Nervous Germans Volatile(CD, Album) Not On Label none Germany 2014 Sell This Version
04646 Nervous Germans - From Prussia With Love album art Nervous Germans From Prussia With Love(CD, Album) Not On Label (Nervous Germans Self-released) 04646 Germany 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Round 3000 Nervous Germans - These Boots Are Made For Walking album art Nervous Germans These Boots Are Made For Walking(7", Single) Rondelet Music & Records Round 3000 UK 1982 Sell This Version
814 832 1 Nervous Germans Water Into Wine(12", Maxi) Vertigo 814 832 1 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
812 399-7 Nervous Germans - Summer Of Love album art Nervous Germans Summer Of Love(7", Single) Vertigo 812 399-7 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
Nervous Germans - Invisible Sign album art Nervous Germans Invisible Sign (Single) Not On Label Germany 2013 Sell This Version
none Nervous Germans - ¡Yeah Yeah! album art Nervous Germans ¡Yeah Yeah!(7", Single) Not On Label (Nervous Germans Self-released) none Germany 2013 Sell This Version
none Nervous Germans - Rainbow album art Nervous Germans Rainbow(CDr, Single, Car) Not On Label none Germany 2014 Sell This Version
none Nervous Germans - The Creeps are Back in Town album art Nervous Germans The Creeps are Back in Town(CD, EP, Promo) Tinderbox Music none US 2017 Sell This Version

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