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City (3)Am Fenster

Label:AMIGA – 8 55 586
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country:German Democratic Republic (GDR)
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Genre:Rock
Style:Pop Rock, Prog Rock, Psychedelic Rock

Tracklist

A1Es Ist Unheimlich Heiß
Arranged ByGeorgi Gogow
Composed ByFritz Puppel
Lyrics By [Text]Toni Krahl
4:30
A2Der King Vom Prenzlauer Berg
Composed By, Arranged ByGeorgi Gogow
Lyrics By [Text]Toni Krahl
4:55
A3Nachts Um Halb Eins
Composed By, Arranged ByGeorgi Gogow
Lyrics By [Text]Toni Krahl
3:55
A4Traudl
Composed By, Arranged ByGeorgi Gogow
Lyrics By [Text]Harry Gölitzer
3:15
A5Meister Aller Klassen
Arranged ByGeorgi Gogow
Composed ByFritz Puppel
Lyrics By [Text]Toni Krahl
5:35
Am Fenster
Violin [Uncredited]Georgi Gogow
(17:40)
B1aI Traum
Composed By, Arranged ByGeorgi Gogow
B1bII Tagtraum
Composed By, Arranged ByGeorgi Gogow
B1cIII Am Fenster
Composed ByCity (3)
Arranged ByGeorgi Gogow
Lyrics By [Text]Hildegard Maria Rauchfuß
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Blue letters and logo on black background on back cover.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: AWA
  • Other (Retail price): 16,10 M
  • Other (Print permission date code): Ag 511/01/78
  • Other (Packaging standard): TGL 10609
  • Matrix / Runout (A.side runout stamped, variant 1): 8 55 586 – 1A C78 W NT A1B 1 4
  • Matrix / Runout (B.side runout stamped, variant 1): 8 55 586 – 2B C78 GR NT A1B2 0
  • Matrix / Runout (A.side runout stamped, variant 2): 8 55 586 – 1A C78 W NT A5Y
  • Matrix / Runout (B.side runout stamped, variant 2): 8 55 586 – 2B C78 GR NT A2CZ
  • Matrix / Runout (A.side runout stamped, variant 3): 8 55 586 – 1A C78 W NT A1B2
  • Matrix / Runout (B.side runout stamped, variant 3): 8 55 586 – 2B C78 GR NT A3BW
  • Matrix / Runout (A.side runout stamped, variant 4): 8 55 586 – 1A C78 W NT A1B 1 4
  • Matrix / Runout (B.side runout stamped, variant 4): 8 55 586 – 2B C78 GR NT A1B2 E
  • Matrix / Runout (A.side runout stamped, variant 5): 8 55 586 – 1A C78 W NT A1B2CS
  • Matrix / Runout (B.side runout stamped, variant 5): 8 55 586 – 2B C78 GR NT A2DG
  • Matrix / Runout (A.side runout stamped, variant 6): 8 55 586 – 1A C78 W NT A1B1 X
  • Matrix / Runout (B.side runout stamped, variant 6): 8 55 586 – 2B C78 GR NT A3 B H

Other Versions (5 of 35)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
City (LP, Album, Stereo)Pool6.23513 APGermany1978
Recently Edited
City (LP, Album, Nordton Verlag on rear)Telefunken6.23513 AOGermany1978
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Am Fenster (LP, Album, White print on Grey rear)AMIGA8 55 586German Democratic Republic (GDR)1978
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City (Cassette, Album)Pool4.23513 CRGermany1978
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City (Cassette, Album, Club Edition)TELDEC Schallplatten GmbH35 433 2Germany1978

Reviews

zirkuskind's avatar
zirkuskind
Absolute classic record. If one record has to be chosen as an example of prototype DDR/East German/GDR Rock and its own poetic use of language and music it is this one. "Traum" (Dream) and "Tagtraum" (Daydream) are instrumentals and field recordings/sounds, followed by the song "Am Fenster". The lyrics of "Am Fenster" is a poem of Hildegard Maria Rauchfuß. Check it out! There are tons of copies out there and its some kind of a must in everyones collection.
pop_goes_the_world's avatar
I've agreed, but short:
>The lyrics of this song don't telling a clear story<
This is wrong: Why could a dream never tells a clear story?
How much do you know about the 'dream', which is the main title of the B-side. It's a story about a fictitiously dream in three parts.
You don't have to understand the story, but dreams are not unclear at all... Mystical often...
My short thoughts to your review :]
Headshopboy's avatar
Headshopboy
Edited 15 years ago
This album, especially side B, marks the breakthrough of the band in 1980. "Am Fenster" (means: At The Window) was placed in the charts of both german countries for several weeks, partly #1 (at least in the GDR). It is a kind of psychedelic rock with and excellent arrangement. Georgi Gogow plays an incredible violin over almost the whole song. The lyrics of this song don't telling a clear story. It describes kind of feelings with innuendoes and subtle phrases.
Lyrics on side A are more clear and treat of problems like drink'n drive, a woman etc. The music is also pure rock.
All in all a very fine album from that time from that country.