Nina Hagen: Volksbeat

On November 11, 2011, “Polydor Munchen” label released “Volksbeat”, the thirteen Nina Hagen album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Peter Schmidt and Peter Hinderthür.

Personnel:

  • Nina Hagen – vocals, guitar, artwork, liner notes
  • – guitar, piano, bass, drums
  • Warner Poland – guitar
  • Christian Neander – guitar
  • Hinrich Dageför – guitar, baritone guitar
  • Jörn Heilbut – guitar
  • Stefan Knoess – guitar
  • Marcus Watkins – guitar
  • Justin Balk – vocal, guitar
  • Peter Schmidt – tambourine
  • Joe Jackson – piano
  • Peter Hinderthür – keyboards, bass, flugelhorn, brass, strings and brass arrangements
  • Graham Maby – bass
  • Dave Houghton – drums
  • Katie Zahn – alto flute
  • Berlin Session Orchestra
  • Joris Bartsch Buhle – conductor
  • Beccy Boo, N’Gone Thiam – chorus
  • Walter Schönauer – artwork, design

Track listing:

  1. Bitten Der Kinder & An Meine Landsleute – lyrics by Bertolt Brecht, music by Nina Hagen, Thomas Götz
  2. Ick Lass Mir Doch Vom Teufel Nich …- lyrics by Nina Hagen, music by Larry Norman
  3. Killer – Adam Tinley, Sealhenry Samuel
  4. Ermutigung – Wolf Biermann
  5. Ich Bin – lyrics by Nina Hagen, Justin Balk
  6. Das 5. Gebot – lyrics by Martin Luther, Nina Hagen, music by Thomas Götz
  7. Menschen Sind Kompatibel – Stefan Knoess
  8. Wir Sind Das Volk – lyrics by Nina Hagen, music by Bernd Kurtzke
  9. Soma Koma – lyrics by Nina Hagen, N’Gone Thiam, music by Warner Poland, Wolfgang Glum
  10. Jesus Ist Ein Freund Von Mir – lyrics by Nina Hagen, Salvatore Polichetti
  11. Süsses, Süsses Lied Der Errettung – lyrics by Nina Hagen, music by Larry Norman
  12. Keiner Von Uns Ist Frei – Nina Hagen, Barry Mann, Brenda Russell, Cynthia Well
  13. Noch Ein Täss’chen Kaffee – German lyrics by Nina Hagen, lyrics and music by Bob Dylan
  14. Nicht Vergessen – German lyrics by Nina Hagen, lyrics and music by Arnold Hennings, Curtis L Mayfield
  15. Dieser Zug Fährt Richtung Freiheit – German lyrics by Nina Hagen, Woody Guthrie original text adapted 

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