Krautrock pioneers NEU! have unveiled the NEU! 50! field set to mark the fiftieth anniversary of their self-titled debut album. The gathering arrives on September twenty third by way of Grönland, and features a tribute album of reworkings and covers by The Nationwide, Idles, Mogwai, They Hate Change, and extra.
NEU! 50! compiles the primary three albums launched by the German duo — comprised of Michael Rother and the late Klaus Dinger — together with the NEU! Tribute Album in 5xLP or 5xCD units that additionally include a stencil of the band’s iconic brand and booklet. The CD set additionally contains NEU ’86, the long-delayed reunion album final revived in 2010 for his or her most up-to-date field set.
Their self-titled debut album may even be commemorated with an image disc, cassette, and restricted version orange vinyl, slated to drop June seventeenth. Pre-orders are ongoing. A restricted version 7-inch of their first two singles “Tremendous” and “Neuschnee” is up for grabs now.
The primary providing from the NEU! Tribute Album arrives as a collaboration between New Order’s Stephen Morris and Manufacturing facility Flooring’s Gabe Gurnsey. The pair remix NEU!‘s opening monitor “Hallogallo” in a tribute that stretches again to the very starting for Morris. In a press release shared by way of the track’s music video, he recalled, “I first heard NEU! someday late in 1972, not lengthy after the primary album got here out…I’d by no means heard something prefer it. It was completely sensible. From the primary few hypnotic seconds of ‘Hallogallo’ I used to be hooked.”
Relating to the origins of the band’s long-held mysterious repute and cult favourite standing, Morris added, “I had no thought who Michael Rother and Klaus Dinger have been. There have been no interviews within the music papers, however the two tiny images on the again of the brilliant crimson sleeve stated all I wanted to know. The sound they made was very REAL — alive and emotional. Ambient and driving — it was like they have been there in my bed room with me. For sure I performed the album endlessly on repeat and bored all my buddies to dying with how sensible NEU! have been. This was the form of music I needed to make. 50 years later you’ll be able to hear their affect in all places.”
Try the remix monitor and the total compilation’s tracklist beneath.
NEU! 50! Field Set Tracklist:
01. Im Glück
03. Lieber Honig
01. Für Immer (Perpetually)
03. Gedenkminute (für A + Okay)
04. Lila Engel
01. Neuschnee 78
02. Tremendous 16
05. Tremendous 78
06. Hallo Excentrico!
03. Leb’ Wohl
03. After Eight
01. Intro (Haydn slo-mo)
04. Drive (Grundfunken)
05. La Bomba (Cease Apartheid World-Extensive!)
01. Wave Mom
02. Paradise Stroll
04. Vier 1/2
05. Good Life
NEU! Tribute Album
01. Im Glück (The Nationwide Remix)
02. Weissensee (Fink Model)
03. Tremendous (Mogwai Remix)
04. 4+1=5 (Alexis Taylor Cowl)
05. Hallogallo (Stephen Morris and Gabe Gurnsey Remix)
06. Lieber Honig (Yann Tiersen Remix)
07. Tremendous (Man Man Remix)
08. Negativland (Idles Detrimental Area Rework)
09. Zum Herz (Guerilla Toss Cowl)
10. After Eight (They Hate Change Cowl)