Ber­lin tracks

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1973

Ber­lin (Lou Reed) Dark song about the tragedy of two star-crossed junkies.

1977

He­roes (David Bowie) Lovers in the shadow of the ‘Wall of Shame’.

1980

Wir ste­hen auf Ber­lin (Ideal) Love dec­la­ra­tion by the sem­i­nal Neue Deutsche Welle band.

1991

Zoo Sta­tion (U2) Bono em­barks on a sur­real jour­ney in­spired by a Ber­lin train sta­tion.

1995

Born to Die in Ber­lin (The Ra­mones) Drug-ad­dled mus­ings re­veal­ing Ber­lin’s dark side.

2000

Dickes B (Seeed) Reg­gae ode to the ‘Big B’ (i.e. Ber­lin).

2003

Ber­lin Du Bist So Wun­der­bar (Kais­er­base) The beer com­mer­cial turned chart­buster.

2007

Kreuzberg (Bloc Party) Look­ing for true love…

2008

Sch­warz zu Blau (Peter Fox) Per­fect por­trait of Kot­tbusser Tor grit and grunge.

2013

Where are We Now? (David Bowie) Melan­cholic rem­i­nis­cence of Bowie’s time in 1970s Ber­lin.

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