on March 14, 2001
Here are the reasons to buy this CD: First, BAP is the most successful German singing band whose albums since 1981 went to No. 1 within 2 weeks and sold platin without any exceptions despite their strange Cologne slang. Second, "Vun drinne noh drusse" (= Von drinnen nach draussen) from 1982 is still the most sold album in German language and definitely one of the best ever. Pure German rock combined with ironic, sometimes angry, sometimes melancholic texts. Powerful political protest songs such as "Kristallnaach" as well as "Zehnter Juni" are followed by romantic or melancholic ballads such as "Do kanns zaubre", one of the best lovesongs ever written in German, or the sad "Ah`ner Leitplank" about a deadly car accident. For non-German speakers: Never mind the language barrier (Even Germans have sometimes problems with the slang, so that all texts are generally translated in "School German"), the music on its own is worth it a million times.