Modalverben // Nena

About the Band Nena is probably best known throughout the world for her 1983 hit “99 Luftballons,” or, more precisely, the English-language version “99 Red Balloons.” This song remains her only international hit, but her music is well known in the German-speaking world. She is considered one of the original …

Imperativ // Die Ärzte

About the Band Die Ärzte are one of the most well known punk bands in Germany. They formed in 1982 and have released over 20 albums since then. Several of their early songs were controversial due to their content and were banned from being played in live concerts. Music stores …

Akkusativpronomen // Jan Delay

About the Band Hip-hop-, Reggae-, Soul-, and Funk-musician Jan Delay began his music career within the highly productive and creative Hamburg music scene. He has been instrumental in the development of German-language music, experimenting with various styles and collaborating with a number of well-known German artists. As one of the …

Der-Wörter // Xavier Naidoo

About the Artist Xavier Naidoo’s music career began during his school years with school and church choirs in his hometown of Mannheim, Germany, but his commercial success started in the early 90’s in the USA, where he published his first solo album Seeing is Believing under the stage name “Kobra”. …

Konjugation // Unheilig

About the Band Unheilig centers almost exclusively on the lead singer, who goes simply by the title “Der Graf” (the count) and who is also the band’s writer and producer. Placing his music in a specific genre is difficult as it incorporates elements of various genres and movements, from rock …