Kraftwerk release ‘Trans-Europe Express,’ their sixth album (1977)

Kraftwerk‘s ‘Trans-Europe Express’ is their sixth studio album released in March 1977 by Kling Klang.


Kraftwerk release ‘Trans-Europe Express,’ their sixth album (1977)

1 . Europe Endless (MOMA, 4/12/12, Retrospective 3)

2 . The Hall Of Mirrors (MOMA, 4/12/12, Retrospective 3)

3 . Showroom Dummies (Live)

4 . Trans Europa Express (German Version)

5 . Franz Schubert / Europe Endless (MOMA, 2012)

6 . Europe Endless (MOMA, 4/12/12, Retrospective 3)

Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express

Track Listing : 1.Europe Endless (Europa Endlos) (Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider) – 09:40 . 2.The Hall Of Mirrors (Spiegelsaal) (Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult) – 07:56 . 3.Showroom Dummies (Schaufensterpuppen) (Ralf Hütter) – 06:15 . 4.Trans-Europe Express (Trans Europa Express) (Ralf Hütter, Emil Schult) – 06:37 . 5.Metal On Metal[A] (Metall Auf Metall) (Ralf Hütter) – 02:12 . 6.Abzug (Ralf Hütter) – 04:55 . 7.Franz Schubert (Ralf Hütter) – 04:26 . 8.Endless Endless (Endlos Endlos) (Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider) – 00:55

Musicians : Ralf Hütter – Voice, Synthesizer, Orchestron, Synthanorma-Sequenzer, Electronics . Florian Schneider – Voice, Vocoder, Votrax, Synthesizer, Electronics . Karl Bartos – Electronic Percussion . Wolfgang Flür – Electronic Percussion

Production : Produced By Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider . Peter Bollig – Engineer . Bill Haverson – Engineer (The Record Plant, Hollywood) . Thomas Kuckuck – Engineer (Rüssl Studio, Hamburg)

Package : Maurice Seymour – Photography . J. Stara – Photography . Günther Fröhling – Photography . Ink Studios – Typographic Design

Recorded 1976 At Kling Klang Studio, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Released In March 1977 By Kling Klang.

(Source Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express | Official Site)


With a ceaselessly mutable quicksilver shimmer, Trans-Europe Express is all at once antique, timeless, retro and contemporary. Its status as modern electronic music’s birth certificate is well-earned, but its hallowed reputation should never be allowed to disguise its true value and power as a work of art. […]

A beguiling mix of nostalgia and futurism.Although the rail network that gave the record its name was disbanded in 1984, it remains a resonant metaphor for the idea of a federal European culture deliberately set out to counterbalance the cultural dominance of Americ […]

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