Alphaville is a German synthpop/new wave band which gained popularity in the 1980s. The founding members were lead singer Marian Gold (real name: Hartwig Schierbaum, born 26 May 1954 in Herford), Bernhard Lloyd (real name: Bernhard Gössling, born 2 June 1960 in Enger), and Frank Mertens (real name: Frank Sorgatz, born 26 October 1961 in Enger). The band was at first named "Forever Young" before being changed to "Alphaville". They achieved chart success with the singles "Big in Japan", "Sounds Like a Melody", "Jet Set", "Dance With Me", "Jerusalem", "Romeos" and "Forever Young".
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Liars, which currently includes a couple members of Brooklyn's Bambara, played a hard-hitting (and hit-filled) surprise tour warm-up gig, perhaps to the dismay of a few Lana Del Rey fans. Continue reading…
via Brooklyn Vegan at August 4, 2017
The small Bushwick venue has "a hot act lined up for a SECRET MATINEE UNDERPLAY" and tickets are $10. Continue reading…
via Brooklyn Vegan at August 3, 2017
Magnetic caught up with Marian Gold founding member and lead singer of Alphaville before they set off for their big US tour this August. For many of us Alphaville's "Forever Young" is one of the best 80s ballads of all time and remains relevant today…
via Magnetic Magazine at July 28, 2017
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