Alphaville (2)

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Spanish 1980s alternative rock group from Madrid is one of the great references of the darkest and most sinister post punk aspect of the Spanish eighties scene with Décima Víctima, Parálisis Permanente, Agrimensor K, Desechables o V2 Berlín.

Active from 1980 to 1986 with José Luis Fernández Abel (leader, ideologist, voice and guitar), José Luis Orfanel (solo guitar), Daniel Mendialdúa (bass), Juan Antonio Nieto (drums, percussion), and José Carlos -Charles- Sánchez (keyboards, trumpet, harmonica, violin). After the first EP recording, Daniel Mendialdúa was replaced on bass by Pablo Vega.
Almudena de Maetzu (La Mode) and Carmelo (La Decada Prodigiosa) also pass through the formation. In 1986 the group dissolves.
 
In 1994 they re-record some of the Alphaville classics and some new songs under the title "Catastrophes of the Heart" (Abelius, 1995). A work edited by Abelius that a year later is reissued by Lolipop. Their last reference is a compilation that reviews the entire career of the band, "After Defeat" (DRO, 1997). In 2001 they include "The ladder" in the compilation "The Golden Age of Spanish Pop" (DRO, 2001).
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Albums

DRO 037, D.R.O.-037 Alphaville (2) - De Mascaras Y Enigmas album art Alphaville (2) De Mascaras Y Enigmas(LP, Album) DRO, DRO DRO 037, D.R.O.-037 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
Alphaville (2) - Catástrofes Del Corazón album art Alphaville (2) Catástrofes Del Corazón (Album, Comp) Abelius Spain 1995 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Alphaville (2) - Paisajes Nocturnos album art Alphaville (2) Paisajes Nocturnos (Single) DRO, DRO Spain 1982 Sell This Version
DRO-016 Alphaville (2) - Palacio De Invierno album art Alphaville (2) Palacio De Invierno(12", Maxi) DRO DRO-016 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
DRO-038 Alphaville (2) - La Escalera album art Alphaville (2) La Escalera(7") DRO DRO-038 Spain 1983 Sell This Version
DRO-070 Alphaville (2) - El Desprecio album art Alphaville (2) El Desprecio(12", Maxi) DRO DRO-070 Spain 1984 Sell This Version

Compilations

3984202362 Alphaville (2) - Despues De La Derrota album art Alphaville (2) Despues De La Derrota(CD, Comp) DRO 3984202362 Spain 1997 Sell This Version