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Download links and information about Doppelleben by Justus Köhncke / Justus Kohncke. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Electronica, House, Rock, Dancefloor, Pop, Dance Pop genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 47:32 minutes.

Artist: Justus Köhncke / Justus Kohncke
Release date: 2005
Genre: Electronica, House, Rock, Dancefloor, Pop, Dance Pop
Tracks: 12
Duration: 47:32
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No. Title Length
1. Elan (Dub) 2:31
2. Schwabylon 4:20
3. Wo bist du 3:32
4. Loreley 2:28
5. Weiche Zäune 4:29
6. Herz aus Papier 4:00
7. Elan 8:12
8. Mu Arae 2:11
9. Alles Nochmal 2:44
10. Timecode (Edit) 3:43
11. The Answer Is Yes 6:25
12. Wo bist du (Akustik Hidden Track Version) 2:57



Justus Köhncke is the Kompakt producer with the greatest combination of nerve and imagination. On 2002's Was Ist Musik?, he had the nerve to sample Imagination in a song that was sleek, stark synth pop instead of strutting, glowing R&B. On the Kompakt 100 compilation, he provided a remix of a Wolfgang Voigt track called "Hot Love" that added adjusted lyrics from T. Rex's song of the same name; no one is likely to make a more cuddly or squiggly song about a boy being in love with a boy. On Doppelleben, his third solo album and second for Kompakt, he covers Carly Simon for the second time and juggles silly pop songs with clever dance tracks. It's more direct and of a happier demeanor compared to Was Ist Musik?, tipped off by the difference between the photos on the sleeves: on the back of the earlier album, a blurry black-and-white Köhncke glances downward, while Köhncke's piercing blue eyes are featured on the front here. A noir-ish interlude excepted, nothing on this album bears a trace of moodiness. Even his German-language translation of Simon's "Coming Around Again" is more pleasant than dramatic, voiced — as always — with the tone of a close friend who is always happy to see you. The bubbly electronic pop songs skip on fluffy white clouds, while two of his smoothest, richest neo-disco productions raise the temperature ever so slightly. (Unfortunately, the phenomenal 2004 A-side "Timecode," a happy medium between the boogie of Metro Area and the techno of Mathew Jonson, is trimmed to four minutes. "Elan," on the other hand, is a 21st century Chic instrumental that's eight minutes in length.) If there's any reason why this album should exist, beyond its end-to-end strengths, it's that it was obviously made by someone in love with life. The planet we're on always needs more of that.