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Kraftwerk - Autobahn LP

Kraftwerk - Autobahn LP

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With its iconic Emil Schult sleeve, Kraftwerk reissued their international breakthrough album.

The symphonic title track, an epic ode to the joys of motorway travel, wraps a mesmerising motorik rhythm around a sampled collage of car horns, engine noise, whirring tyres and radio crackle. In edited form, it becomes a revolutionary hit single around the world.

Elsewhere, in wordless industrial folk music, the band reveal both their light and dark sides - Mitternacht is all creeping midnight shadows, while Morgenspaziergang is fresh with morning dew and birdsong. Two versions of Kometenmelodie, one a starkly gothic prowl, the other a sunny electro boogie, provide further instrumental sound paintings.

Pure and strong and bold, Kraftwerk compose cinema for the ears.

Tracklist:

1. Autobahn
2. Kometenmelodie 1
3. Kometenmelodie 2
4. Mitternacht
5. Morgenspaziergang

About this product: this reissue/remaster is pressed on 180g black vinyl, includes full-size 12-page booklet and a picture inner sleeve.