Hully Gully

It would be wrong to say that "Halli Galli tanzt für sie" (Hully Gully dances for you) by Deutscher Kaiser is somewhat a forgotten piece of "Neue Deutsche Welle" since it wasn´t exactly a big hit upon it´s release in 1981.

The band only released two self financed singles "Halli Galli Tanzmusik" and "Tempo Tempo" on their own label and disappeared soon after. This quirky mix of minimal dub and electro-ska with its deadpan lyrics (it´s all fairground-barker lore) turned into one of the most sought after rarities of early German new-wave in later years.

Step right up and enjoy the ride! (the music starts at 17 seconds)

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