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Shooting Star (Modern Talking song)

“Shooting Star” is a song by Modern Talking, produced in 2006 by Dieter Bohlen, almost three years after the band’s split. The song was published in Dieter: Der Film soundtrack. The song consists of the union of verses of Modern Talking’s old songs, as Don’t Take Away My Heart, and the typical falsetto choruses.

In the song’s beginning, the voice of Louis Armstrong can be heard.

TV Makes the Superstar

TV Makes the Superstar is the only single from Modern Talking’s twelfth album, Universe, and also the band’s last single-release.

Track listing :

CD-Maxi Hansa 82876 50814 2 (BMG) / EAN 0828765081429 03.03.2003

  1. “TV Makes The Superstar” (Radio Edit) – 3:44
  2. “TV Makes The Superstar” (Extended) – 5:05
  3. “TV Makes The Superstar” (Instrumental) – 3:44
  4. “Blackbird” – 3:17

Juliet (Modern Talking song)

Juliet is the second single from Modern Talking’s eleventh album, Victory. Unlike other Modern Talking tracks released previously, the song has a disco flavour to it and referres to Alicia Bridges’s 1978 song I Love the Nightlife.

Track listing

CD-Maxi Hansa 74321 93836 2 (BMG) / EAN 0743219383624 29.04.2002

  1. “Juliet” – 3:37
  2. “Juliet” (Jeo’s Remix) – 5:05
  3. “Higher Than Heaven” (U-Max Mix) – 3:40
  4. “Down On My Knees” – 3:42

Ready for the Victory

Ready for the Victory is a song by Modern Talking. It was the first single on their eleventh album, Victory.

In Russia, the single was released with additional tracks including the megamix Space Mix ’98.

Track Listing :

CD-Maxi Hansa 74321 92038 2 (BMG) / EAN 0743219203823 18.02.2002

  1. “Ready For The Victory” (Radio Version) – 3:31
  2. “Ready For The Victory” (Alternative Radio Version) – 3:16
  3. “Ready For The Victory” (Club Version) – 5:12
  4. “Ready For The Victory” (Extended Version) – 5:27
  5. “Ready For The Victory” (Alternative Radio Version Extended) – 5:15
  6. “Ready For The Victory” (Instrumental) – 3:31
  7. “Ready For The Victory” (Video)

CD-Maxi Russian Version 2002

  1. “Ready For The Victory” (Radio Version) – 3:31
  2. “Ready For The Victory” (Alternative Radio Version) – 3:16
  3. “Ready For The Victory” (Extended Version) – 5:27
  4. “Rouge Et Noir” (Album Version) – 3:14
  5. “Space Mix” (Album Version) – 17:14

Witchqueen of Eldorado

Witchqueen of Eldorado is a song from the Modern Talking tenth album, America, from 2001. The song was not released as a single, but highly charted in the Chile, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Japan, Europe, South Africa, United States, Canada and Australia radios.

The song references the Incan culture and to one of the most known myths of South America: El Dorado.

The song samples Robert De Niro voice, saying:

Dreams are flying like an eagle to the Orinoco flow, from the desert of El Dorado to the east coast, yes, I know

The song is very similar to Rednex’s The Spirit of the Hawk.[1]

Last Exit to Brooklyn (song)

Last Exit to Brooklyn is a song by German musical group Modern Talking. It was released in April 2002 as the second single from their tenth studio album America. The single released on May 7, 2001, experienced a moderate success, it spent only five weeks on the German single chart and peaked at only No. 41.[1] “Last Exit to Brooklyn” charted similarly in Austria peaking at No. 44 and No. 94 in Switzerland.[2] The single; however, managed to chart better in Russia, where it peaked at No. 7.[3]

Win the Race

Win the Race is a song by German musical group Modern Talking. It was released in February 2001 as the first single from the tenth album America. “Win the Race”, released in Germany and in other European territories on 26 February 2001, was composed by Dieter Bohlen and became the anthem for Formula One in Germany in 2001.[1] The single peaked at No. 5 in Germany on 26 March 2001, exactly one month after its release.[2] While the single was successful enough in Germany to spend total of 13 weeks on the singles-chart,[3] it only managed to peak at No. 14 in Austria, meanwhile entering the top-40 in Switzerland and Sweden.[4]

No Face, No Name, No Number

No Face, No Name, No Number is a song from Modern Talking’s ninth album, Year of the Dragon. It was released as a remix single, containing four remixes of the song, but the album version charted in some Air Play charts.

In 2010 ex-Miss Universe Oxana Fedorova has recorded a song At Step One which is considered to be a plagiarism of No Face No Name No Number.[1]

China in Her Eyes

China in Her Eyes is a song by German music group Modern Talking. It was released in January 2000 as the first single from the ninth studio album Year of the Dragon. Although, the song was of moderate success outside of Germany peaking only at No. 20 in Switzerland, No. 22 in Austria and No. 26 in Sweden, it managed to peak at No. 8 at the duo’s home of Germany where it spent total of nine weeks on the single chart.[1][2]

Space Mix ’98

Space Mix ’98 is the third single from the Modern Talking seventh album, Back for Good. It’s a megamix. The single was not released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, but in the other countries in Europe and the rest of the world.

Track listing
CD Single France 1998
1. “Space Mix” (feat. Eric Singleton) – 4:28
2. “We Take The Chance” – 4:07

CD-Maxi Hansa 74321 63193 2 (BMG) 1998
1. “Space Mix” (feat. Eric Singleton) – 4:28
2. “We Take The Chance” – 4:07
3. “You Can Win if You Want” (New Version) – 3:37

12″ Single BMG 74321 59782-1 1998
1. “Space Mix ’98” – 21:55
2. “Space Mix ’98” (Short Version) – 4:37
3. “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul” (Modern Talking Mix ’98 Feat. Eric Singleton) – 3:17
4. “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul” (Modern Talking Mix ’98 Feat. Eric Singleton Extended) – 6:57

You Are Not Alone (Modern Talking song)

“You Are Not Alone” is Modern Talking’s first single released off their eighth album Alone. It was released in Germany and in other European Territories on February 1, 1999.

In Germany, the single peaked at No. 7 on March 8, 1999, over a month after its release date.[1] “You Are Not Alone” spent five weeks within the German single chart and total of 15 weeks on the top-100,[2] it eventually reached a gold status for shipping over 250,000 in Germany alone.[3]

While, “You Are Not Alone” entered the top-20 in Switzerland, France, Sweden, it managed to enter the top-10 in Finland and the top-5 in Austria and Norway.[4]

We Take the Chance

“We Take the Chance” is a single by the German synthpop duo Modern Talking, released in 1998 as a single.

Its b-side is a megamix with all of their 1980s hit singles, named Space Mix ’98, with Eric Singleton.

The song was used as the Nationalist Party’s anthem for the 1998 Malta elections. “We Take the Chance” samples Europe’s song “The Final Countdown”.[1]

Jet Airliner (Modern Talking song)

Jet Airliner is Modern Talking’s first single from the fifth album Romantic Warriors. The single was released in Germany and in other European territories on May 18, 1987. “Jet Airliner” peaked at No. 7 in Germany on June 22, 1987, over one month after its release and spent four weeks within the top-10 and total of 11 weeks on the single chart.[1][2] While the single managed to enter the top-10 in Austria, it entered the top-20 in Switzerland and Sweden, meanwhile charting moderately in the Netherlands where it peaked at No.33.[3]

Lonely Tears in Chinatown

Lonely Tears in Chinatown is a track from Modern Talking’s fourth album In the Middle of Nowhere. The song is composed and written by Dieter Bohlen and was released as a single in Spain’s market only where it peaked at No.9.

The single was released in Spain instead of “Give Me Peace on Earth” which was officially the second single from the In the Middle of Nowhere.

Geronimo’s Cadillac (Modern Talking song)

Geronimo’s Cadillac is Modern Talking’s first single released from the fourth album In The Middle Of Nowhere. This single is also the first one not to reach the top of the German singles chart. “Geronimo’s Cadillac” was released in Germany and in other European territories on 6 October 1986. The single peaked at No. 3 on the German single chart on 3 November 1986, almost a month after its release.[1] The single spent five weeks within the top-10 and total of 13 weeks on the top-100 in Germany.[2] While “Geronimo’s Cadillac” also entered the top-5 in Austria, it managed to enter the top-10 in Switzerland, Sweden and Norway.[3]

Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S. for Love)

Atlantis is Calling (S.O.S. for Love) is Modern Talking’s second single released from the third album, Ready for Romance, and it is their fifth consecutive single to reach No. 1 on the German single chart. “Atlantis is Calling (S.O.S. for Love)” was released in Germany and in other European territories on 28 April 1986, it peaked at No. 1 in Germany on 16 June 1986 after spending two weeks at No. 2 position.[1] The single spent four weeks at the top and total of 14 weeks on the top-100.[2] While “Atlantis is Calling (S.O.S. for Love)” entered the top-5 in Switzerland, Austria and Sweden, it managed to enter the top-10 in The Netherlands and Norway.[3]

Brother Louie (Modern Talking song)

“Brother Louie” is Modern Talking’s first single from their third album, Ready for Romance. It was their fourth consecutive single to top the German Singles Chart, after “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul”, “You Can Win If You Want” and “Cheri, Cheri Lady”.

“Brother Louie” was released on 27 January 1986 and it peaked at No. 1 on March 3, 1986 in Germany.[1] The single spent four weeks at the top and total of 17 weeks in the German single chart.[2] In the UK, it peaked at No. 4 in the charts and went silver for selling over 250,000 units.[3][4] “Brother Louie” was also certified silver in France for selling over 250,000 units.[5]

In 1998, not long after the duo’s reunion, a re-worked version of the single was released entitled “Brother Louie ’98”. The single, released in a new sleeve was also successful, it reached gold in France for selling over 250,000 units.[6]

Cheri, Cheri Lady

“Cheri, Cheri Lady” is the only single released from Modern Talking’s second album Let’s Talk About Love, and it was the third single in a row that peaked at number one in the German single chart, after “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul” and “You Can Win If You Want”. “Cheri, Cheri Lady” was released on 2 September 1985, but peaked at No. 1 in Germany on 14 October 1985.[1] The single spent four weeks at the top and total of 24 weeks within the single chart in Germany[2] and eventually went gold selling well over 250,000 units there.[3]

The single was certified silver in France for certified sales of 250,000 units.[4]

Do You Wanna (Modern Talking song)

Do You Wanna is originally a track from Modern Talking’s first album The First Album, released in 1985. However, the song was re-released as a bootleg[1] single in 2001 remixed by Polish DJ RavL.[2] In 1994, CatCat, a Finnish duo, recorded a Finnish version of the song called “Viides kevät” (Fifth spring).

Track Listing :

“Do You Wanna 2001” (Sea Side vs. DJ Ravl Radio Mix) (Bohlen) – 4:10

“Do You Wanna 2001” (Sea Side vs. DJ Ravl Club Mix) (Bohlen) – 8:07

“Do You Wanna 2001” (Rene Hatersson Short Cut) (Bohlen) – 3:55

“Do You Wanna 2001” (Rene Hatersson Extended Remix) (Bohlen) – 6:01

You Can Win If You Want

You Can Win If You Want is Modern Talking’s second single released from their debut album The 1st Album. The single was released on 13 March 1985 and entered the top 10 in Germany on 13 May 1985,[1] after spending three weeks within the top-5, the single reached the top eventually going gold and selling well over 250,000 units in Germany alone.[2][3]

The single peaked at No. 8 in France where it also reached a gold status for sales of 500,000 units.[4]

The video for the song was shot at Bavaria Studios in Munich.

You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul

“You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul” is the first single by German duo Modern Talking released off their debut album The 1st Album. The single was released on 29 October 1984 but entered the top 40 in Germany on 21 January and entered the top 10 at no. 9 in Germany on 28 January 1985,[1] almost 3 months after its release date. It took another 5 weeks for the single to reach the top of the German single chart,[2] it spent six weeks at the number one position in Germany and total of 25 weeks within the German Single Chart eventually reaching a gold status for selling well over 250,000 units at home.[3][4] “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul” is considered their best-selling single to date with worldwide sales said to exceed 8 million copies.[5]

The single was also certified gold in France and sold about 715,000 units in this country.[6] The music video of the single was shot in 1984 at the RTL studios in Luxembourg.

The single was re-released in 1998, “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul ’98” for the duo’s reunion. The single in a newer package gained a similar success again earning them a platinum-award for selling over 500,000 units in Germany alone.[4]

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