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Falco

Six Degrees of Der Komissar

Music critics have fun tracing the history and dissecting the popular song "Der Kommissar" which was first written and recordedby Austrian musician Falco with German vocals in 1981, then passed on and reworked in English by British band After The Firein 1982, then lyrically rewritten and renamed "Deep In The Dark" by Laura Branigan in 1983 in the U.S., then retitled again to"Don't Turn Around" and rerecorded in a punk rock style by The Squids in 1996 also in the U.S., then passed on to Brazilianrap band Comunidade Nin-Jitsu in 2005 and rename ...read more

Six Degrees of Der Komissar

Music critics have fun tracing the history and dissecting the popular song "Der Kommissar" which was first written and recordedby Austrian musician Falco with German vocals in 1981, then passed on and reworked in English by British band After The Firein 1982, then lyrically rewritten and renamed "Deep In The Dark" by Laura Branigan in 1983 in the U.S., then retitled again to"Don't Turn Around" and rerecorded in a punk rock style by The Squids in 1996 also in the U.S., then passed on to Brazilianrap band Comunidade Nin-Jitsu in 2005 and renamed "Rap Do Trago", then finally back to the U.S. and rerecorded in itstraditional style in 2007 by Dale Bozzio, who is the former lead singer of new wave band Missing Persons. In this situation,connections among six such diverse musical expressionists were generated through a song. In the beginning, the composermight never have thought that the song could spread so far. However, the six degree has demonstrated that "the small world"does exist. « hide

Similar Bands: After The Fire, Laura Branigan, The Squids, Dale Bozzio, Missing Persons

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