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Modern Talking was a German pop music duo consisting of composer/producer/background singer Dieter Bohlen and singer Thomas Anders. It was the single most successful pop group in Germany (by sales).

First formed at the end of 1984 (Anders was 21), they unexpectedly became immensely popular with their standalone disco hit “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul”, which was then followed by “You Can Win If You Want” and “Cheri, Cheri Lady”. They released two albums a year from 1985 to 1987 while also promoting their singles on television all over Europe. After splitting up in 1987, the duo reunited in 1998, at first only testing the waters with new versions of hit singles and again reaching the top of the charts unexpectedly. Bohlen and Anders split again in 2003 due to irreconcilable disagreements (they had never been friends in the first place). Thomas Anders started another solo career immediately, while Bohlen had by now begun devoting most of his time to new talents, especially those he discovered on the German edition of the TV show Pop Idol/American Idol.

Global sales of Modern Talking records were 120 million units, according to BMG in June 2003, and they have become the biggest-selling German music act in history, so far outselling even Frank Farian’s projects Boney M and Milli Vanilli, Michael Cretu’s Enigma, Sandra, the Scorpions, Snap! and Rammstein.


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  • anton-linux


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  • CoffeeCharlie

    "Space Mix '98" from "25 Years of Disco-Pop" is the best. ❤

    7 May 12:16am Reply


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  • garystone

    are they gay?

    3 Mar 5:23pm Reply
  • Ska-Zka


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  • Babsi_Lindner

    +++ Programmhinweis +++ Wir feiern 30 Jahre "You're my heart, you're my soul" Am 25.1. 2015 überrascht Sie 80s-Radio mit einem Special über Modern Talking. Hören Sie Songs, welche noch nie in deutschen Radios gespielt wurden. Reinhören lohnt sich nicht nur für Modern Talking - Fans. 

    2 Jan 5:40pm Reply
  • bloodshy_

    this is fucking good.. reminds my dad so much!

    18 Dec 2014 Reply
  • dude-lebowski

    молиться надо, а не классы ставить!

    7 Dec 2014 Reply
  • puppetunderling

    leave it Louie, cause I'm a luvva!

    2 Dec 2014 Reply
  • whiteforestz

    Годнота, ставлю класс.

    26 Nov 2014 Reply
  • LifeInPlus


    18 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Babsi_Lindner

    10.00 Uhr bei uns die Schlager-Rallye von und mit Michael Klein

    16 Nov 2014 Reply
  • djcoolak

    Бог тебя слышит , видит и понимает- ОН заполняет всё Мироздание и частицей твоей Души Он присутствует в Тебе .Расслабся -ОН всегда был с тобой , и будет рядом с тобой вечность .Твоя частица музыки связь Тебя с НИМ - Ты наполняешь ЕГО Образ- своей Душой в бесконечности циклов мироздания, каждый раз обновляя Себя .

    14 Nov 2014 Reply
  • totinferno666

    i love modern talking

    29 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Doremean

    Don't stop and teach the ppl how to do a proper sound

    7 Oct 2014 Reply
  • SunSearcher


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