What a better way to slowly leave the weekend with a look at what the charts in the rest of the world have to offer. Let’s go to the 3rd biggest music market in the world Germany and present you to a German band which has been arround for quite some time: Unheilig.
Unheilig (German for Unholy) were founded in 2000 and primarily consists out of lead singer der Graf( German for count) and his live musicians Licky, Henning Verlage and Potti. Their music mainly consists out of pop and electric influences.
Since 2000 the band has released 7 albums, of which the last album ‘Große Freiheit’ reached number 3 in Austria, number 5 in the Eurotop 100 and number 1 in both Germany and Switzerland.They also got an ECHO award for best album in 2011 for it.
At the end of last year, the band also announced they were writing material for their 8th album, Lichter der stadt (City Of Lights), which they revealed would be their very first concept album. The first single taken from the album is ‘So Wie Du Warst’ (German for The Way You Were’) which is sublime! The single is currently number 2 in the German Top 40.
‘So Wie Du Warst’ was released on the German market February 24th. Whether the song will be released globally is yet to be decided.