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Archive for October, 2013

German music and lyrics: Adel Tawil „Lieder“ (English translation) Posted by on Oct 28, 2013

I listened to the radio the other day when I heard a German song, which made me raise my eyebrows. It took me a moment to realize that the singer joined together various titles of mainly English songs. At the first moment I thought the performer was trying to be very creative … come hell…

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German music and lyrics: Revolverheld „Das kann uns keiner nehmen“ Posted by on Oct 14, 2013

One day last weeks I had to do some shopping. When I was waiting at the traffic light along with other cars I had the time to change the channels of my car radio. I often do this to find a song I like and to which I can sing along with. Eventually, I found…

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23 Years after the German reunification Posted by on Oct 3, 2013

October 3rd is an important date in German history. It is a national holiday in honor of the accession of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) to the Federal Republic of Germany. The German reunification was given a push by a peaceful revolution in 1989 and 1990. Citizens of the former GDR got together in…

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