The Nomi Song - The Klaus Nomi Odyssey
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- Deleted scenes
- Behind the scenes interviews
- 3 full length musical numbers
- Mini-tour of the East Village
- Two exclusive audio tracks featuring remixes of "Total Eclipse"
- Theatrical trailer
- Interviews with songwriters Kristian Hoffman, Lou Chrisitie, and other artists
- Full performance of "The Cold Song" and "After the Fall"
- SNL performance David Bowie and Klaus Nomi from December 15, 1979
- How to bake the Klaus Nomi lime tart
- Fan club mail bag
Top Customer Reviews
Buy this as a souvenir of a time that was filled with so many possibilities and so much tragedy. Klaus's life was certainly filled to the brim with both.
Born Klaus Sperber in Germany, Nomi became part of New Wave movement in New York in the late 70s. And his eccentric style is still amazing to see. Tightly clad in the bizarre costumes coming directly from grade-B sci-fi films with completely white-wasked face, Nomi appears as if giving an oracle, and when he starts to sing, what a song! His is curious blend of pop and opera with beautiful falsetto. He is literally a singing alien.
This documentary consists of the interviews with those how knew Nomi. What is revealed here may not be surprising to the viewers who have some knowledge about Nomi, but to the people like me, who are interested in the 70-80s, the comments and footages about him and the surrounding NY club scenes are still precious. Sure, most of the footages are private films with bad image and sound quality, but they still vividly bring the feeling of the times to life.
Probably the most interesting moment in the film would be the song of David Bowie on Saturaday Night Live in 1979, in which Klaus Nomi appears one of the backsingers. Clearly this is, or should be, the turning of Nomi's career, and after this point, many interviewees, quite honest about Nomi's complex personality, are not always kind to his behaviors.
Though Nomi is gone forever, his originality can be still felt if you watch the film.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Klaus was/is an amazing artist. He definitely left us too soon.Published 2 months ago by David Rodriguez
Klaus Nomi was an enigma. On the outside a Bowie influenced "Spaceman" who sang in in one of the clearest most amazing Falsetto voices ever to appear on a recording. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jesse Magee
You don't Nomi! hahaha just kidding! I love Nomi. Hearing his story is inspiring ...and a little sad that we lost him too soon. But it's Nomi! So you gotta love him! Read morePublished 7 months ago by n/a
This is a wonderful documentary that will make you love Klaus Nomi even if you've never heard of him before. The video clips are awesome, and the interviews are very nicely done. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kristi Myers
Well done doc about a fascinating and talented character. good production value as well.Published 17 months ago by Laura Swift
There is not enough Klaus Nomi material out in the world. This does a good job of putting it all together. I will always miss Klaus.Published 23 months ago by MaureenVM