Lindenberg started his musical career as a drummer. In 1969 Lindenberg founded his first band Free Orbit and also appeared as a studio and guest musician (with Michael Naura, Knut Kiesewetter). In 1970 he collaborated as a drummer with jazz-saxophonist Klaus Doldinger in Munich. In 1971, a band founded by Doldinger, Passport put out its first album, with Lindenberg on drums. He also played drums for the theme music for the German TV series Tatort. The first LP of the Jazz rock group Emergency was released in 1971 but met with little commercial success. The LP Lindenberg (also 1971, and sung in English, already with Steffi Stephan on bass) was likewise unsuccessful. In the following year, the first LP in German was released: Daumen im Wind (produced by Lindenberg and Thomas Kukuck, who also produced the next five albums together), from which the single "Hoch im Norden" became a radio hit in northern Germany. The year 1973 brought a breakthrough with the album Andrea Doria and its catchy "Alles klar auf der Andrea Doria" and "Cello". Over 100,000 copies sold, and Lindenberg quickly received the largest record deal of any German-language musician up to that time. Lindenberg was ear... See More
Udo Lindenberg Concert Films
Auf Tour: Deutschland im März 2012 - Ein Roadmovie
Runtime: 1 hr 33 minUdo Lindenberg ist in Bestform und so populär wie nie. Die erfolgreiche Tournee "Ich mach mein Ding" vom Frühjahr 2012 wurde von Beginn an vom Team um den Regisseur Hannes Rossacher festgehalten. Die Zuschauer erleben die in starken Bildern eingefangenen Höhepunkte von Udos Show an der Seite der legendären Panikband, dabei sorgen prominente Gäste wie Clueso, Jan Delay und Stefan Raab für das i Tüpfelchen des Auftritts. Zu den Bildern des Auftritts bekommt der Zuschauer den hautnahen Blick hinter die Kulissen des Tourlebens. Das Roadmovie vermittelt - bildstark und mit viel Musik - einen direkten Zugang zu Udo Lindenberg und seiner Welt, den es in dieser Unmittelbarkeit noch nicht gegeben hat.
Udo Lindenberg Top Tracks
Der Krach der Republik
Die Toten Hosen
Runtime: 2 hr 5 minDie Toten Hosen are among the most celebrated German acts of the last two decades. In October 2013 they ended their "The Crash of the Republic" (Der Krach der Republik) tour with two sold-out stadium concerts in Düsseldorf. This live experience is a musical feast of euphoric performances of some of the band’s most iconic tracks.
Live at Montreux
Runtime: 2 hr 30 minOn July 14th 2012, Herbert Grönemeyer and his band were chosen to headline the closing night of the Montreux Jazz Festival. It was also the final show of the Schiffsverkehr Tour, of his latest no. 1 album released in 2011, with a total audience of 750,000 people. The show, lasting nearly three hours at the sold out Auditorium Stravinski, included all his major hits such as "Mensch“, "Männer“ and "Schiffsverkehr. This film captures the magic of the concert perfectly and is another wonderful edition to the Montreux catalogue.