Song Of The Day# 27.

Kraftwerk – Computer Love

This, along with another song, has been floating round my head for a few days now, somewhat stubbornly, so for today’s song, have some minimalist, early-80s (1981 to be exact) krautrock. If, indeed, it can be categorised as any of those. People are so picky about their genres nowadays. Anyway, possibly not one of their best known (though I do challenge the average person on the street to name 5 songs by this hugely influential band from Düsseldorf)), this single came from the album ‘Computer World’. I think that says it all. Only in Germany. It’s bizarre but awesome. As usual, listen and be educated, this time by pioneers Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider:

Ps. Although this is a genius song, this blog was also an excuse to use some outstanding words that we don’t get in England.


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