Stephan Jürgens

Zehn Scheiben, die meine Welt bewegten ..

Autor: Stephan Jürgens

On 14 Mai I got nominated on Facebook. The Rules: 10 albums, which had me influcend very much on ten consecutive days. No explanation, no review, just the cover in no special order. So after the ten days I set up this page to give a few comments (but only a few) ...

Day 1

Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms (1985)

The first CD I bought - months before I bought a CD player.

Day 2

Tina Turner - Private Dancer (1983)

Came as a gift from the dealer where I bought my first CD player ...

Day 3

Meat Loaf - Live (1987)

My first "Meat Loaf" CD ... now standing between all his studio albums in my cd shelf.

Day 4

Carolyne Mas - Mas Hysteria (1980)

Given to me on tape in the early eigthies by a girlfriend of my sister ... took me a few years to understand this album ... but this is one of the best rock LPs of all time ...

Day 5

The Sisters of Mercy - A Slight Case of Overbombing (1993)

A band named after a Leonard Cohen song - and produced by Jim Steinman (the master mind behind the Bat out of Hell trilogy) ... in reality it was two Maxi CDs ("Temple of Love" and "More"), which let me discover this mastermind/drum computer duo (with guest singers and musicians on most tracks),

Day 6

Spider Murphy Gang ‎– Skandal Im Sperrbezirk (1981)

32 - 16 - 8 ...


Day 7

VA ‎– I love Emilia (2012)

One of the best benefiz concerts Jovanotti played ...

Day 8

Poesie noire ‎– Oblivion (2012)

Belgian Cold Wave mit genialen Versionen der Sisters, Cure und The The ... die eigenen Tracks sind hier nicht relevant, da sind auf dem zugehörigen Longplayer bessere ...

Day 9

Johnny Cash - American Recordings (1994)

One of the greatest musicians ever ... reinventing himself

Day 10

Queen & Friends - Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert (1992)

The best entertainer in the world - or just second to Frank Sinatra? Who knows.

And here a few which were in "race" but lost against others, which made it into the Top 10.