Das Boot
by U96

Album: Das Boot (1991)
Charted: 18

Songfacts®:

  • German producer Alex Christensen named his dance music project after the German submarine U-96 that features in the World War 2 film Das Boot. Their first hit was this techno makeover of Klaus Doldinger's opening theme of the movie. Tenor saxophonist Doldinger led the '70s and '80s fusion group Passport and also composed the orchestral score for the movie The NeverEnding Story. U96 continued to record well into the 21st century and in 2006 they returned to the German charts with the song "Vorbei."

Comments: 1

  • Linda from Oudenaarde, -Alex Christensen represented Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009. This time he used the name Alex Swings Oscar Sings. Their stage act featured Dita Von Teese. It did not help though. They ended at the 20th place.
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