willkommen-in-germany: Herbert Grönemeyer – S…


Herbert Grönemeyer – Schiffsverkehr (Red Bull Arena, Leipzig, 2011). Songs in order: Schiffsverkehr, Halt mich, Bochum, Musik nur wenn sie laut ist, Stück vom Himmel, Zu Dir, Männer, Der Weg, Alkohol, Mensch, Zum Meer, Land unter, Glück, Unfassbarer Grund.

Herbert Grönemeyer is a German musician and actor who is immensely popular in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland through a few generations now. He starred as Lieutenant Werner in Wolfgang Petersen’s very successful movie Das Boot, but later concentrated on his music. His 5th album 4630 Bochum (1984) and the 11th album Mensch (2002) are the 3rd and 1st best-selling records in Germany respectively, making him the most successful artist in the country with combined album sales of more than 13 million. The US magazine TIME awarded him the title of “European Hero” in 2005 for his humanitarian work.