Skip to content

Manfred Krug – Ein Hauch von Frühling (No.2)

(A breeze of spring), Amiga 8 55 279, GDR, 1972

A1 Wenn’s draußen grün wird (When it gets green outside)
A2 Laß mich nicht gehn (Don’t let me go)
A3 Komm und spiel mit mir (Come and play with me)
A4 Schau nicht hin (Don’t look there)

B1 Jeder Mann, der dich sah (Every man that saw you)
B2 Kalt und weiß (Cold and white)
B3 Sonntag (Sunday)
B4 Danke für den Abend (Thank you for the Evening)
B5 Baden gehn (Going for a swim)

(play all tracks)

with Manfred Krug, Günther Fischer, Reinhard Lakomy, Fred Baumert, Wolfgang “Eddie” Greiser, Wolfgang “Zicke” Schneider, Wolfgang “Büchse” Winkler, Matthias Schmidt, Hermann Wolfframm, Reinhard-Lakomy-Choir, String-Ensemble Otto-Karl Beck

Cover of Manfred Krug - Ein Hauch von Frühling (No.2)Backside of Manfred Krug - Ein Hauch von Frühling (No.2)
Label Side A of Manfred Krug - Ein Hauch von Frühling (No.2)Label Side B of Manfred Krug - Ein Hauch von Frühling (No.2)

Back with the second album of Manfred Krug. Nearly the same personell as on the first record with one big exception : Reinhard Lakomy on the organ.
Reinhard Lakomy was another great composer and singer who did stay in the GDR until it’s end. He started with doing pop music, later in the 80s he mainly did really great records for kids because he was fed up with pop, aswell as some amazing electronic records with a modular moog he bought from Tangerine Dream in the 80s and still owns (one of three worldwide). Records from him will pop up here eventually.
Anyway, as said both had a “professional” relationship in the beginning, later started becoming something like rivals (altough Lakomy states in his autobiography that he was simply not “interested in him”) and after Krug left the GDR Lakomy outright hated him and even went so far to avoid him during a meeting in the 90s (after Germany got united and they could have met again.)

But let’s put those things aside and let’s concentrate on the music, written again by Günther Fischer. The tracks :

A1 Wenn’s draußen grün wird (When it gets green outside) is simply the bomb. An intro which sounds like Love Unlimited Orchestras “Bring it on up” but was actually released three years earlier than “Music Maestro Please” instantly grabs your attention and paves the floor for a real smasher about the coming of spring and love. This is a track I play in about every single one of my sets, no matter what season it is.

B2 Kalt und weiß (Cold and white) a song about the search for a specific woman again (this record is mainly about women and seasons) that starts rather folky (?!) but picks up tempo after a while. Great again the conversation in the song, he meets the woman he dreams about finally in a shop where she is buying a dress with another guy for their wedding. Tough luck.

B3 Sonntag (Sunday) is a song about the first Sunday after the end of winter, just a great “easy-going” song about the time when winter is gone and spring finally arrives.

B5 Baden gehn (Going for a swim) is another great “easy-going” song about going to the beach and all the things you can do and see there… I guess you know what.

One more link for today, someone made a “Manfred Krug”-tributeprofile on myspace, so you can be friends with him. I am ofcourse.

Again the links to his two CD-ReIssues :, or for the CD containing this and the first record from and you can get the second ReIssue of the third and fourth LP also on, and Or try gemm for the vinyl.

As a note, I won’t post about his third record. The reason is not that it’s bad or not worth it, but rather that it’s filled with jazzed/funked and easy-listening covers of songs like “Greensleeves” or “Que sera”. It’s good aswell, but the idea of this page is to inform you about really original music which means I am not going to post any of the countless eastern records with cover-versions of western songs. So the fourth one from him will be next.

Share this page :
  • Digg
  • Sphinn
  • Facebook
  • Mixx
  • Google Bookmarks
  • co.mments
  • Live
  • MisterWong
  • MisterWong.DE
  • Reddit
  • Slashdot
  • Spurl
  • StumbleUpon
  • Technorati
  • YahooMyWeb

« »

Similar Posts :

{ 7 } Comments

  1. Real free cell phone | 25. Juli 2012 at 00:36 | Permalink

    Best, Real free cell phone ringtones [url=]Real free cell phone ringtones[/url], 02366,

  2. cheap jordans online | 16. Mai 2014 at 08:23 | Permalink

    make their own efforts in this regardONSet the price of a $158view around $83 and buyers will change away. Once you’re it accurate that the common gladness on the bestthe talk turned to White House management

  3. Rashell | 7. September 2014 at 17:35 | Permalink

    L abstention corctnustive c est un oxymore. Si on n est ni pour ni contre, on ne construit rien. Les communistes passent e0 cf4te9 de l histoire. Elle se fera sans eux.

  4. cheapest auto insurance | 9. November 2014 at 23:13 | Permalink

    A simple and intelligent point, well made. Thanks!

  5. Anonymous | 1. Januar 2015 at 13:19 | Permalink

    Die Lieder mit Sonderzeichen (A1,B2) lassen sich nicht abspielen. Vielleicht versteht dein Server keine Sonderzeichen?

  6. levitra on line | 23. Februar 2015 at 21:16 | Permalink

    Lot of smarts in that posting!

  7. sildenafil | 23. Februar 2015 at 21:26 | Permalink

    I’m not easily impressed but you’ve done it with that posting.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared.