Die Prinzen

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Die Prinzen are a German music group specialising in a cappella music. The band is made up of former members of the choir (Thomanerchor) of the Thomaskirche (St. Thomas' Church) in Leipzig, Germany, where, incidentally, Johann Sebastian Bach was music director for many years.

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Overview

The lyrics of their songs are often humourous, tongue-in-cheek critiques of German government or society. They gained popularity in Germany after a long hiatus with their song "Olli Kahn", referring to Germany's star World Cup goalie Oliver Kahn.

The band's lead singer is Sebastian Krumbiegel, and their most popular singles have been "Millionär", "Küssen verboten", "Olli Kahn" and "Deutschland"

The band

The band consists of seven members:

Discography

Singles

  • Gabi und Klaus (1991)
  • Millionär (1991)
  • Mein Fahrrad (1991)
  • Mann im Mond (1991)
  • Küssen verboten (1992)
  • Bombe (1992)
  • Alles nur geklaut (1993)
  • Überall (1993)
  • Du spinnst doch (1993)
  • Schwein sein (1995)
  • Ich will ein Baby (1995)
  • Alles mit'm Mund (1996)
  • Hose runter (1996)
  • Heute ha-ha-habe ich Geburtstag (1996)
  • Ganz oben (1997)
  • So viel Spaß für wenig Geld (1999)
  • Deutschland (2001)
  • Hier sind wir (2001)
  • Popmusik (2001)
  • Olli Kahn (2002)
  • Chronisch Pleite (2003)
  • Unsicherheit macht sich breit (2004)

Albums

  • Das Leben ist Grausam (1991)
  • Das Leben ist Grausam (a cappella)
  • Küssen verboten (1992)
  • Küssen verboten (a cappella)
  • Alles nur geklaut (1993)
  • Alles nur geklaut (a cappella)
  • Schweine (1995)
  • Alles mit'm Mund (1996)
  • Ganz oben (1997)
  • Soviel Spaß für wenig Geld (1999)
  • Soviel Spaß für wenig Geld (a cappella)
  • Festplatte (1999)
  • D (2001)
  • Monarchie in Germany (2003)
  • HardChor (2004)

Videos

  • DVD 10 Jahre Popmusik (2001)
  • VHS 10 Jahre Popmusik (2001)

External links

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