Nena is the first album by German pop rock band Nena and the second studio album of its singer, Gabriele "Nena" Kerner. The album was a great success in West Germany and the second single " 99 Luftballons " successfully reached No. The album has been initially released as a vinyl LPcassette and CD. The third and final single was "Leuchtturm", released ina few months after "99 Luftballons".
The three singles released Sauma (Magic) - Yma Sumac - Destination Perou the Nena album have enjoyed particular prominence in Nena 's career. Upon release, the single sold poorly, however, after Nena performed it on the TV programme Musikladen in Augustit catapulted the band to fame in Germany. David 's "Words".
If the track was the one which launched Nena's career in Germany, where its release preceded "99 Luftballons", it had the opposite effect in the Anglophone world where an English version "Just a Dream" failed as a follow-up, only scraping into the low reaches of the UK charts Nur Geträumt - Nena - Nena . Inwhen Nena rekindled her solo career by releasing the triple platinum album Nena feat.
They enjoy themselves so much that by the time the Rhine Hausen - Seven Minutes Of Nausea / Patareni - Seven Minutes Of Nausea / Patareni surfaces, the lighthouse is no longer in view. InNur Geträumt - Nena - Nena reggae-style version of "Leuchtturm" for Nena's solo album Chokmah proved to be the precursor of the following year's Nena feat.
Nena album, which was made up of updates of her s greatest hits. Another version of U Hurt Me - Davwuh - Davwuh vs. Burial appeared on this album, this makeover both more fundamental and more enduring. The tempo of the song quickened and the lyrics were overhauled. With all mentions of captains and "U-Boots" removed, the song's message became a more generic affirmation of loyalty "I'll go with you wherever you want I won't ever leave you".
The changes worked: "Leuchtturm ", as it was officially titled, returned to the Top 10 of the German charts 19 years after its first appearance, this time peaking at No. Nena"Leuchtturm" is the only re-work from the album which Nena hasn't discarded in favour of the original version, the version being the one she has continued to perform live ever since.
Credits adapted from Allmusic  and Discogs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the band's debut album. For the band's international Nur Geträumt - Nena - Nena released as Nena in some countries, see 99 Luftballons album.
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