Transeurope express is one of the best known songs by german electronic band kraftwerk. Trintignant plays a drug courier smuggling a stash of cocaine from paris to antwerp on the transeuropexpress. Transeuropa express wikipedia, a enciclopedia livre. Release trans europa express by kraftwerk musicbrainz. On the first level, we see 3 travelers on a train from paris to antwerp, belgium discussing the possibility of shooting a movie on the trans europ express and what the story line could be. Kraftwerk trans europe express 2005 uk 7track cd issue of their 1977 album which was another giant leap forward musically and conceptually this time. Critics have described the album as having two specific themes. Once in their compartment it occurs to them that the drama of life aboard the train presents possibilities for a film, and they begin to write a script about dope smuggling. Trans europe express limited are leading freight forwarders based in newry co down n ireland. Written by ralf hutter and florian schneider 1977 trans europe express 2009 remaster trans europe express. Trans europe express has also appeared on top album lists from a variety of sources. We serve the uk, ireland and europe its a wide range of freight forwarding services. The themes of transeurope express were influenced by friends who suggested writing songs about the trans europe express to reflect kraftwerks electronic music style.
They pioneered electronic music in the 70s and are considered one of the most important and influential bands of their genre, often described as the godfathers of electronic music. Of course tracks such as trans europe express and showroom dummies are absolute classics but this album has a lot of songs that just didnt get the air time they deserved. Retro vintage bdsm film prima symphony trans europ express 1966 np. Transeurope express transeurope express transeurope express transeurope express in vienna we sit in a latenight cafe straight connection, t. Fifi bardot, kim alexis, renee morgan, sharon kane, sharon mitchell, lei lani, lonnie taylor genres. The actual trans europ express tee was a line of trains that connected many countries in europe and ran. Trans europe express is one of the best known songs by german electronic band kraftwerk. While on board, they decide to kill time by improvising a script for a movie a crime thriller about a man working for a drug trafficking ring and heading to antwerp on board the trans europ express with a bag full of cocaine. Also in the cast were nadine verdier, christian barbier, charles millot, catherine robbegrillet, and the director. Trans europa express is the sixth studio album by german electronic music band kraftwerk. A movie producer, director and assistant take the trans europ express from paris to antwerp.
The font used for both the album title and the band name is set in futura by paul renner. Listen free to kraftwerk transeurope express europe endless, the hall of mirrors and more. Seen as a fore runner of the ice trains, its elegance and style. Trans europ express 1966 release from francebelgium. The opening track off of trans europe express describes the band going across europe in a trans european train the simple, visual text and style of the single and album cover was inspired by the. Trans europe express 2009 remastered version by kraftwerk. Transeuropexpress is a 1966 film written and directed by alain robbegrillet and starring jeanlouis trintignant and. Transeuropexpress, bluray, subtitled, mystery suspense, culterotica, 738329125721. Welcome at trans europe express trans europe express.
The song was released as the lead single from their sixth studio album of the same name in 1977. The designer is using a transexual among the cast for the houses. In 2002, slant magazine placed the album at number one on their list of the greatest electronic albums of the 20th century. Trans europ express rail tours great rail journeys. The opening track off of transeurope express describes the band going across europe in a transeuropean train the simple, visual text and style of the single and album cover was inspired by the. Kraftwerks sound is minimalistic and strictly electronic. Its hard to pick a single representative from the eight remastered kraftwerk albums, but ultimately it has to be 1977s trans europe express, for the way it looks to the past and future as it. Two men and a woman, apparently film makers of some kind, board a coupet of the trans europ express train to paris.
They get the idea for a movie about a drug smuggler on their train. On the first level, we see 3 travelers on a train from paris to antwerp, belgium discussing the possibility of shooting a movie on the transeuropexpress and what the story line could be. Kraftwerk, trans europe express mute the independent. Film director jean director alain robbegrillet, his secretary lucette his wife catherine robbegrillet, author of the. Each week, danny kelly will be alongside a leading european football journalist to take a closer look at events in spain, france, germany et al. Transeurope express font here refers to the font used in the cover artwork of transeurope express, which is the sixth studio album by german electronic music band kraftwerk. Robbegrillet explains that the inspirations for the film were the thennew transeuropexpress with its fishbowllike train compartments and the antwerp railway station although the transeuropexpress didnt actually arrive at that station. On its own as a single, however, trans europe express became popular in new yorks more adventuresome dance clubs, and that popularity inspired rapper afrika bambaataa and producer arthur baker to use a sample from the song as the basis for the pioneering hiphop single planet rock. Trans europa express cd cd album, herausgegeben 1994. Members of a movie unitincluding robbegrillet and his reallife wife catherinebrainstorm a crimestory scenario while riding the rails from paris to antwerp. Watch the video for trans europe express from kraftwerks trans europe express for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Matters are complicated by surreal encounters with police, three filmmakers who are also on the train making a film about drugtraffickers and eroticfantasy sequences featuring pisier being bound and subjected to trintignants. Transeurope express is a song by german electronic music band kraftwerk. Transeurope express is both the title track to one of kraftwerks most popular albums and in a way that the creators of the song probably never even imagined one of the most unexpectedly influential singles of all time.
Subsequently, they see actor jeanlouis trintignant walking through the station. Originally launched in 1928 to compete with the orient express, the trans europ express ran between the hoekvan holland and basel in switzerland. Trans europe express began its journey in 1977 and, as with other kraftwerk albums, its a beguiling mix of nostalgia and futurism. In these two films, robbegrillet hones in on the plastic and empirical qualities of film, which expose entirely subjective and unreal states. Transeurope express kraftwerks explorations of german identity and the idea of europe were always interesting, especially at a time when the iron curtain hung heavily. Trans europ express 1966 part 1 of 2 with english subtitles.
At the height of its operations, in 1974, the tee network comprised 45 trains, connecting different cities, 1 from spain in the west to austria in the east. The husband and wife are planning to make a film, transeuropexpress featuring an actor who looks exactly like the gangster. Redemption films boards the transeuropexpress for their first in a series of bluray releases of the films of alainrobbe grillet. Where autobahn became a moderate fluke hit for kraftwerk, it is on transeurope express where the band truly begins to make the music they are most known for. The minimalism and repetitiveness were already there previously, but here it takes on an entirely new dimension. They get the idea for a movie about a drug smuggler on their train and visualize it while taping the script. Choose a file optional file must be type of jpeg png gif and size limit is 20mb. Besides, i have always considered transeurope express the album that most kraftwerkmaniacs hold closest to their hearts but quite in between for me the album that was released between radioactivity and the manmachine, actually. Transeuropexpress ist ein surrealistischer franzosischbelgischer spielfilm in schwarzwei. Oct 25, 2018 transeuropexpress is a 1966 film written and directed by alain robbegrillet and starring jeanlouis trintignant and mariefrance pisier. Scotland yard investigator sure that the train is hiding a criminal. In the context of transeurope express, the song is the opening of a fourpart, 19minute suite that mimics the calm, ticking sound of a rail car in motion. Trans europ express is a 1966 film written and directed by alain robbegrillet and starring jeanlouis trintignant and mariefrance pisier. The typeface is a commercial one and you can view more details about it here.
The track is ostensibly about the trans europ express rail system, with technology and transport both being common themes in kraftwerks oeuvre. The film takes a freeform rather than chronological approach to. Jeanlouis trintignant, mariefrance pisier, alain robbegrillet. One of the most influential hiphop records of all time. On the train from paris to antwerp, a director and his team hash out the plot of a crime movie. Transeurope express transeurope express transeurope express transeurope express from station to station back to dusseldorf city meet iggy pop and david bowie transeurope express trans. Despite its detached and robotic sound, the entire album is still quite popfriendly, surprisingly even more than. Mar 28, 2015 trans europ express 1966 part 1 of 2 with english subtitles. With kim angeli, fifi bardot, don fernando, jamie gillis. Retro vintage bdsm film prima symphony trans europ. Trans europe express trans europa express by anthony rother 1998 see all.
Transeuropexpress is a 1966 film written and directed by alain robbegrillet and starring jeanlouis trintignant and mariefrance pisier. Please activate cookies in order to turn autoplay off. Trans europe express is well known in the region as a reliable partner in transport, logistics and warehousing. Kraftwerk transeurope express lyrics genius lyrics.
The trans europ express, or trans europe express tee, is a former international firstclass railway service in western and central europe that was founded in 1957 and ceased in 1995. Transeurope express 2009 remaster transeurope express. Our specialisation is full and part loads to and from uk, france and benelux. Although the rail network that gave the record its name was. It saw the group refine their melodic electronic style, with a focus on sequenced rhythms, minimalism, and occasionally manipulated vocals. Dec 24, 2012 written by ralf hutter and florian schneider 1977 transeurope express 2009 remaster transeurope express. These original services were successful, but were withdrawn in 1954.
Watch retro vintage bdsm film prima symphony trans europ express 1966 np online vintage porn. A parody of the old new wave crime eroticism movies the new york times, transeuropexpress is a self referential, neonoir thriller, with heavy. But as the director keeps changing the story, elias is lost in a labyrinth. Transeurope express transeuropa express by anthony rother 1998 see all. Jeanlouis trintignant, mariefrance pisier, daniel emilfork, nadine verdier, christian barbier, charles millot, alain robbegrillet the highwater mark defining the end of a decade long. While i like electronic pop music, it is evident that i ought to like kraftwerk especially much. They get the idea for a movie about a drug smuggler on their train and visualize it.
A dizzying reverie of nudity in transeuropexpress and. However, the rheingold train along with a few others was reintroduced to the trans europ express routes in 1962. Mar 14, 20 download transeurope express kraftwerk torrent or any other torrent from mp3 category. The original inspiration for transeurope express arrived during lunch. Their story is enacted by jean louistrintignant amour, who plays elias, a cocaine smuggler seduced by a mysterious woman. Transeurope express by kraftwerk samples, covers and.1660 1176 971 264 1119 630 1038 820 711 975 1153 884 678 376 960 1259 1066 870 602 1238 417 153 797 710 1391 207 581 1002 415 182 1339 759 489 393