Kraftwerk release their seventh album : ‘The Man-Machine’ featuring ‘The Model’ (1978)

Kraftwerk‘s ‘The Man-Machine’ feat. “The Model” is their seventh studio album released on May 19 1978 by Kling Klang / EMI


Kraftwerk release their seventh  album  : ‘The Man-Machine’ featuring ‘The Model’ (1978)

Track Listing : 1.The Robots [Die Roboter] (Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos) – 06:11 . 2.Spacelab (Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos) – 05:51 . 3.Metropolis (Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos) – 05:59 . 4.The Model [Das Model] (Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos) – 03:38 . 5.Neon Lights [Neonlicht] (Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos) – 09:03 . 6.The Man-Machine [Die Mensch-Maschine] (Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos) – 05:28

Musicians : Kraftwerk – Group . Ralf Hütter – Voice, Vocoder, Synthesizer, Keyboard, Orchestron, Synthanorma Sequencer, Electronics . Florian Schneider – Vocoder, Votrax, Synthesizer, Electronics . Karl Bartos – Electronic Drums . Wolfgang Flür – Electronic Drums

Production : Produced By Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider . Joschko Rudas – Engineer . Leanard Jackson – Engineer . Henning Schmitz – Assistant

Package : Ralf Hütter – Cover . Günther Fröhling – Photography . Karl Klefisch – Lettering

Recorded In 1977–78 At Kling Klang Studio, Düsseldorf, Germany; Studio Rudas, Düsseldorf, Germany .

Released On May 19, 1978 By Kling Klang / Emi Electrola Capitol.

(Source Kraftwerk‘s ‘The Man-Machine’ feat. “The Model” | Official Site)


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Remarkable for its consistency, elegance and absolute deliberation.Opening track The Robots is a remarkably confident statement which sounds contemporary more than 30 years later. […]

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