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Palast Orchester mit Max Raabe


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Max Raabe (born Dec. 1962 in Lünen) is a German singer and band leader of the Palast Orchester. He and his orchestra specialise in recreating the sound of German dance and film music of the 1920s and 1930s.

He founded the Palast Orchester in 1986, while he studied at the Berlin University of the Arts from 1988 to 1995 as a baritone opera singer. The career of him and his orchestra began with a Schlager entitled “Kein Schwein ruft mich an” (“nobody calls me”, 1992), a pop song in 1920es style, and the film “Der bewegte Mann” in 1994.

He writes original music and film music, as well as sometimes takes over roles in operas. Max Raabe is also known for his covers of well known modern pop songs in a 1920s-1930s band style. These covers include Britney Spears’s “Oops!… I Did It Again” and the Gloria Jones’ “Tainted Love”. Many people discover the band via their pop covers, and go on to be fans of their original music.

In the year 2005 he had his first concert in New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

He performed at Marilyn Manson’s wedding on December 3, 2005.


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  • Prince_de_Rien

    Max Raabe ist auf jeden Fall mein Lieblingskünstler aus Deutschland.. seine Stimme und sogar seine Figur sind ganz verführerisch..

    27 Oct 2012 Reply
  • WildWhisper

    Красавчик. Профессионально смеяться над известными ещё уметь надо.

    10 Apr 2012 Reply
  • iVan_Arctica


    18 Mar 2012 Reply
  • gm187117


    8 Mar 2012 Reply
  • UncleGropey

    great stuff

    28 Feb 2012 Reply
  • gothikaceltic

    2010 album is stunning, a total masterpiece ! ! ! ! ! words are not enough to say how extraordinary this music is .......................humorous, romantic, dreamlike, classy and elegant..true music that will stay for ever

    25 Feb 2012 Reply
  • rocksoulet

    wahnsinnig toll! :) liebe seine aussparche..

    15 Feb 2012 Reply
  • toothybread

    I'm so excited for the US release of Kussen Kann Man Nicht Alleine!! :D It'll even have some songs done in an English version!

    10 Feb 2012 Reply
  • choualxq

    Ich liebe sein klare, durchdringende Stimme und aussprache. einfach wahnsinn der Kerl.

    2 Jul 2011 Reply
  • alfred_aswe

    he has that music feeling nobody else have

    29 Apr 2011 Reply
  • Herky1975

    seine Lieder sind der Hammer. Hier ist meine Zeitmaschine.

    13 Mar 2011 Reply
  • schnurrel

    das neue album is geil ^-^

    3 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Alex_Mrch

    pretty good

    1 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Unique-R

    really funny

    14 Jan 2011 Reply
  • MrBrYcE

    very disappointed with the slow paced melancholic new album :( wish i went to their previous concert :(

    31 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Justme911


    7 Nov 2010 Reply
  • stuart1861

    Must be merged with Max Raabe & Palast Orchester. According to MusicBrainz and common sense.

    9 Sep 2010 Reply
  • StommePoes

    ...when we're dancing Cheek to Cheek... Max Raabe ++

    6 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Dihloraten

    молодец мужыг =)

    12 May 2010 Reply
  • grustnyi_putnik

    А я его в том году на рингтоны нарезал, шикарно!

    12 Mar 2010 Reply
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