Kraftwerk – Trans Europe Express - Clear Vinyl / 16 Page Booklet - Parlophone
Reissue of Kraftwerk's classic 1976 album and saw the the band focusing on "sequenced rhythms, minimalism and occasionally manipulated vocals." Features the songs 'Showroom Dummies' and the legendary title track!
It would be fair to say that 1977's Trans-Europe Express album was one Kraftwerk found their niche. More polished and accessible than its predecessors, the album's blend of futuristic synth-pop songs, trance-inducing electronic grooves and recurring melodic motifs became a blueprint that they would later return to again and again. The B-side suite of train-travel inspired tracks ('Trans-Europe Express' to 'Endless Endless') remains one of their most evocative, atmospheric and perfectly constructed musical works, while opener 'Europe Endless' is arguably one of the most beautiful and life-affirming tracks in their canon. This 2020 edition, pressed to clear vinyl, boasts brilliantly re-mastered sound and a bonus booklet containing iconic images of the band from the period