Tuesday, March 29, 2011

POPSHOPPING VOL.1 - VARIOUS ARTISTS




















http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?ld2s621aqd408at

Track 1 - Mal Weghoren, Jetzt Kommt Werbung / Various
Track 2 - Ford Capri II / Christian Bruhn
Track 3 - Wild Freshness / Klaus Doldinger
Track 4 - Swinging Nordwest / Max Meier-Maletz
Track 5 - Moulinex / Gert Wilden
Track 6 - Variationen K71 / Luigi Pelliccioni
Track 7 - Minikillers 1 / Johnny Teupen
Track 8 - Opel Commodore / Klaus Wiisthoff
Track 9 - Frei Mit Boots / Klaus Doldinger
Track 10 - Arbeit '70 / Various
Track 11 - Polycolor / Klaus Wiisthoff
Track 12 - Mon Cheri / Klaus Wiisthoff
Track 13 - Swing A Little, Kim A Little / Various
Track 14 - Tobbler Twist / Conzelmann, Haensch
Track 15 - Sein Grober Traum / Erik Sylvester, M.Joyct
Track 16 - Roth Handle / Peter Schirmann
Track 17 - Nescafe Calypso / Max Woiski Snr.
Track 18 - Peach Girl / Baden, Brenk
Track 19 - Komm' In Fahrt, Der Hansa Pils Hit / Christian Bruhn
Track 20 - Minikillers 2 / Johnny Teupen
Track 21 - Ford Taunus / Christian Bruhn
Track 22 - Space Freitzeit '69 / W.Breinig
Track 23 - Swinging Nordwest (Playback) / Max Meier-Maletz
Track 24 - Strahler 70 / Christian Bruhn
Track 25 - Opel Rekord / Klaus Wusthoff
Track 26 - Moulinex (TV Version) / Gert Wilden
Track 27 - Sweet & Sexy / Baden, Brenk, Petri
Track 28 - Aus Dem Titel "Memories" / C.J Schauble, H.Jankowski

This collection of German advertising music provides a lot of smiles and plenty of groovy moments over the course of it's 28 tracks. Sourced from material produced between 1960 and 1975, the compositions are occasionally experimental and esoteric ("Space Freitzeit" being a good example) but for most part it maintains a pleasing easy / lounge feel. Other genres are represented though, with "Variationen K71" (jazz funk), "Komm In Fahrt" (rock) and "Abreit 70" (jazz) all making an impact. For me it is "Ford Taunus" that rises above everything else, a funky masterstroke which has been my favourite piece of music for over a decade now.

Amongst the novelty and kitsch there are plenty of finely composed works by the likes of Gert Wilden, Christian Bruhn and Johnny Teupen. It's a collection that I've grown to appreciate more over the years having bought it back in 2001. I'm sure there is enough fun and frivolity to keep you entertained for many years to come. For those who have also downloaded "Popshopping Vol.2" I would be curious to hear your thoughts and comparisons on these two unusual delights. Here is some of the album artwork...


3 comments:

Mike said...

Whoooo! Thank you. It's been an eventful year here, to say the least. I cannot wait for Legends of Library.

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