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Alphaville - Forever Young album

Alphaville - Forever Young album Performer: Alphaville
Title: Forever Young
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop
Country: Germany
Size MP3: 1175 mb
Size FLAC: 1719 mb
Rating: 4.5
Format: ADX MIDI VOC DMF MP3 WAV MP4

Forever Young is the debut album released by German synthpop group Alphaville on September 27, 1984, by Warner Music Group. It charted well, hitting the Top 20 in six European countries and reaching number 1 in Norway and Sweden. Alphaville followed up with their second album in 1986 with the release of Afternoons in Utopia.

Temperance – Forever Young. Alphaville – Summer In Berlin (The Album Forever Young. :40. Steve Perry – Young Hearts Forever.

Forever Young is the debut album released by German synthpop group Alphaville on September 27, 1984, by Warner Music Group. It is Alphaville's most critically acclaimed album, with an estimated 2,000,000 copies sold. Although the title track "Forever Young" was re-released several times as a single by the band's label in the hope of it becoming a hit in the United States, it did not reach any higher than on the Billboard chart. Although it reached one position higher than "Big in Japan", it quickly fell into obscurity and "Big in Japan" remains their biggest-selling single in the US.

lbum de estudio de Alphaville. 27 de septiembre de 1984 (33 años, 9 meses y 1 día). Forever Young es el nombre del álbum debut de estudio de la banda de rock/synthpop alemana Alphaville. Este álbum fue producido por Andreas Budde, Wolfgang Loos y Colin Pearson. Fue lanzado al mercado por Warner Music y Atlantic Records el 27 de septiembre de 1984 por el cantante Marian Gold, y compuesto por diez temas, lograron un éxito rotundo, que les catapultó hacia la fama y les convirtió en uno de los grupos más destacados de la década de los 80's del siglo XX, especialmente con sus hits Forever Young y.

Album recorded & mixed at Studio 54 during July/August 1984 with the Traumton Computer System. Drums on 4, 6 & 7 and bass on 4 & 6 recorded at Weryton Studio. The Germany/Europe CD versions of 240 481-2 are hard to tell apart. Alphaville - Forever Young Manufactured in Germany, gold CD Alphaville - Forever Young Manufactured in Germany, silver CD, Matrix, Runout: 240481-2. 2 RSA Alphaville - Forever Young Manufactured in Germany, Matrix, Runout: 240481-2. 4 RSA 07/99 Alphaville - Forever Young (this one) Manufactured in Germany, silver CD, Matrix, Runout: 240 481-2, P+O, "France: WE 835" on back sleeve. Alphaville - Forever Young Manufactured in Germany, silver CD, Matrix, Runout: 240 481-2, P+O or 24. 81-2 P+O-A, "France: WE 835" absent.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 A Victory Of Love 4:14
2 Summer In Berlin 4:45
3 Big In Japan
Backing Vocals – Wednesday
4:43
4 To Germany With Love
Bass – Ken TaylorRecorded By [Bass] – Uli Rudolph
4:15
5 Fallen Angel 3:55
6 Forever Young
Backing Vocals – Gulfstream, The Rosie SingersBass – Ken TaylorRecorded By [Bass] – Uli Rudolph
3:45
7 In The Mood
Backing Vocals – GulfstreamVocals [Solo] – Ralph Vornberger
4:29
8 Sounds Like A Melody
Strings – String Section Of The Deutsche Oper Berlin*
4:42
9 Lies 3:32
10 The Jet Set
Backing Vocals – The Claudias, Wednesday
4:52

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA Musik GmbH
  • Copyright (c) – WEA Musik GmbH
  • Manufactured By – Record Service GmbH
  • Made By – P+O Pallas
  • Published By – Rolf Budde Music
  • Recorded At – Studio 54, Berlin
  • Recorded At – Weryton Studios
  • Mixed At – Studio 54, Berlin

Credits

  • Arranged By – Alphaville
  • Artwork, Design [Cover Design] – Ulf Meyer Zu Kuingdorf*
  • Drums – Curt Cress (tracks: 4, 6, 7)
  • Drums [Additional] – Curt Cress (tracks: 1, 5, 10)
  • Keyboards [Additional Keyboards], Programmed By [Computer Programming], Arranged By [Contributory Arrangements By], Recorded By, Mixed By – Wolfgang Loos
  • Management – Heinz-Gerd Luetticke
  • Photography By – Thomas Reutter
  • Producer – Andreas Budde (tracks: 3, 8), Colin Pearson, Wolfgang Loos
  • Recorded By [Drums] – Uli Rudolph (tracks: 4, 6, 7)
  • Technician [Technical Assistance] – Boris Balin, Thomas Beck
  • Written-By – Lloyd*, Mertens*, Gold*

Notes

Album recorded & mixed at Studio 54 during July/August 1984 with the Traumton Computer System.
Drums on 4, 6 & 7 and bass on 4 & 6 recorded at Weryton Studio.

℗ + © 1984 WEA Musik GmbH

The Germany/Europe CD versions of 240 481-2 are hard to tell apart.
These are the main differences:
Alphaville - Forever Young Made in West Germany, turquoise print on CD
Alphaville - Forever Young Made in West Germany, turquoise print on CD; made by PDO with Polygram text on CD label.
Alphaville - Forever Young Manufactured in Germany, gold CD
Alphaville - Forever Young Manufactured in Germany, silver CD, Matrix / Runout: 240481-2.2 RSA
Alphaville - Forever Young Manufactured in Germany, Matrix / Runout: 240481-2.4 RSA 07/99
Alphaville - Forever Young (this one) Manufactured in Germany, silver CD, Matrix / Runout: 240 481-2 / P+O, "France: WE 835" on back sleeve.
Alphaville - Forever Young Manufactured in Germany, silver CD, Matrix / Runout: 240 481-2 / P+O or 240.481-2 P+O-A, "France: WE 835" absent.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 229240 481-2 8
  • Matrix / Runout: 240 481-2 / P+O
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped in hub): 25
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 4281
  • Price Code (France): WE 835

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
240 481-2 Alphaville Forever Young ‎(CD, Album, Tar) WEA 240 481-2 Germany 1984
80186-4, WU1035 Alphaville Forever Young ‎(Cass, Album, Bla) Atlantic, UFO Group, WEA 80186-4, WU1035 Taiwan 1984
465565651227348 Alphaville king of music ‎(Cass, Comp) Dialogue Music 465565651227348 Unknown
240 481-1 Alphaville Forever Young ‎(LP, Album) WEA 240 481-1 Scandinavia 1984
240481-1 Alphaville Forever Young ‎(LP, Album) WEA 240481-1 New Zealand 1984

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Forever Young (Vocal)
Lyrics By – Marian GoldMixed By – Wolfgang LoosMusic By – Bernhard Lloyd, Frank Mertens, Marian Gold
3:43
B Forever Young (New Single Mix) 3:48

Credits

  • Arranged By – Alphaville
  • Producer – Colin Pearson, Wolfgang Loos

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
249 264-7, 249 264-7-N Alphaville Forever Young ‎(7", Single) WEA, WEA 249 264-7, 249 264-7-N Germany 1984
PR 2464 Alphaville Forever Young ‎(12", Promo) Atlantic PR 2464 US 1988
PRO2766 Alphaville Forever Young 2001 ‎(CD, Maxi, Ltd, Promo) Warner Strategic Marketing PRO2766 Germany 2001
P-1931 Alphaville = アルファヴィル* Alphaville = アルファヴィル* - Forever Young (12" Version) = フォレヴァー・ヤング(ダンス・リミクス) ‎(7", Single, Promo) WEA P-1931 Japan 1985
WS-9109 Alphaville Forever Young ‎(7", Single) WEA WS-9109 Bolivia 1984