The best songs of the disco kings of the late 90s
"Scooter." is a cult German band that has been giving listeners chic electronic compositions for several decades. Many tracks do not stop on the radio to this day, which is not surprising: bright motives, catchy lyrics, a unique sound atmosphere ... All this captivated an audience of millions around the world, making the group from Hamburg disco kings! band was sold over 30 million records, and about 80 of their records became gold or platinum! Today we recall the most popular and favorite hits of the musical trio, without which it is impossible to imagine the 90s.
"How Much Is The Fish?"
Track "How Much Is The Fish?" rightfully considered the calling card of the group. Released in 1998, it quickly took over the charts and radio stations. And the music video for it scored more 66 million views on YouTube! The secret of such a colossal success is simple: a dynamic melody, the repetition of the same phrases throughout the composition and a rhythm that encourages people to dance.
Many fans puzzled for a long time what the phrase actually means "How Much Is The Fish?" ("What's the fish for?"). It turned out that there is no deep hidden meaning in it. Just "Scooter" borrowed it from a joke song "Buffalo" rock bands "Stump", which is replete with interesting phrases from the tourist phrasebook.
"Move Your Ass"
"Move Your Ass" - hit "scooter" single of the middle 90s, which gracefully adorned the debut studio album "...and the Beat Goes On!". The composition conquered the music lovers of a number of countries, including native Germany and Sweden. For "Scooter" it was also their first release in the UK, which was included in top 40.
The music video got almost nine million views on YouTube.
«Fire» - a truly fiery hit 1997, which entered the plate "Age of Love". A chic video sequence was published on YouTube in 2009. As of 2022, it has been viewed over ten million times! The composition received a very accurate name, because its incendiary melody literally makes the listener start dancing.
"Faster Harder Scooter."
This hit single was released at the end of the 90s. "Faster Harder Scooter." became the main track from the album "Back to the Heavyweight Jam", as well as a beloved composition among fans. Many believe that this period is the most dynamic and bright in the career of the German team.
Fun Fact: "Faster Harder Scooter" Became An Anthem F.C. Tokyo - Japanese football club!
"Let Me Be Your Valentine"
This song must have been heard by every music lover. 90s. Released in February 1996, it was the second single from the album. "Our Happy Hardcore.". The song reached the top 40 in six countries and had a great music video. More two million views on YouTube is a pretty good success rate.
"The Age Of Love"
"The Age Of Love" is the second and final single from the 1997 album of the same name. The hit track is based on the theme song from the cult movie "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" directed by James Cameron. An interesting clip has some references and showcases the ultra-modern world and the Scooter members themselves in original costumes! Real four-minute blockbuster.
"Back In The UK"
"Back In The UK" was released in the mid-90s and became the lead single from the album "Our Happy Hardcore". The reason for this is the name ("Back to the UK") or the original sound, but this track turned out to be the biggest success for the German trio in United Kingdom. He confidently entered top 20 and took 18th position.
"Call Me Manana"
"Call Me Manana" is a very melodic composition that marked a career "Scooter." at the end of the 90s. It is also a loud single from the album "No Time to Chill", which played an important role in the popularization of the record. In addition, the song was included in top 10 in Belgium, Finland and Sweden.
"Break It Up"
Unusually calm for "Scooter" song of 1996 from the album "Wicked!". Of particular note is the chic music video filmed by Rainer Tyding. Video scored nearly five million views on YouTube. User comments under it are full of admiration.
The hit single completes our list. 1995 of the year "Endless Summer". The composition is really endowed with a summer atmosphere. Unsurprisingly, released in July, it quickly became a hit! A luxurious music video was also filmed for it, charging with positive.