Same again with Scissor Sisters. Download Pdf. When we heard it mixed properly, it sounded mega. Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone. The main riff from "Computer Love" was used in Coldplay's song Talk, which Hütter, as Coldplay puts it, appreciated them asking his permission, "unlike that bastard Jay-Z". The single reached No. As was the case with the two previous albums, Computer World was released in both German- and English-language editions. 36 in the charts. [24] The song by Lu Cont won the coveted Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical award at the 2007 Grammy Awards. Over one million legal MP3 tracks available at Juno Download. Author Viva La Bram [a] 50. The cover shows a computer terminal (apparently based on one made by the Hazeltine Corporation)[4] displaying the heads of the four band members. Built around a motif from Kraftwerk's 1981 song "Computer Love", it was written by all members of the band and appeared on their third album, X&Y. The song, released on a double A-sided single along with "The Model", went on to become number one in the UK Singles Chart. [1], When asked about the development of the song by NME.com, vocalist Chris Martin said, "From that version, [a version that NME.com heard, while visiting the band in the studio] we went and did a whole other version of it. [18], In 2012, Slant Magazine placed Computer World at No. level 2. "Talk" is a song by the British rock band Coldplay. [15] The single was pressed with two B-sides: "Gravity" and "Sleeping Sun". It was released in 1981 on the studio album Computer World and as a single in the same year. [23], The song was remixed by Jacques Lu Cont, with the title "Talk (Thin White Duke Mix)". Computer World (German: Computerwelt) is the eighth studio album by German electronic band Kraftwerk, released on 10 May 1981.[3]. [25], The song was also used as the basis of a downloadable hoax track titled "Talk to David" produced as an April Fools' Day prank by the British newspaper The Guardian. Coldplay’s use of “Computer Love” is the notes, NOT a sample from the original track. 'Home Computer' is used as background music in the Young Sheldon episode "A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer". Que feio! [15] The black-and-white clip invokes a B movie science fiction theme, with imagery ranging from a flying saucer to 3D glasses. And they agreed without hesitation. The band performed the song live at the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards in Lisbon, Portugal, the 2006 Juno Awards in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the 2006 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California. "[1], The band received permission from the electronic music German band Kraftwerk to use the main riff from its song "Computer Love", from its 1981 studio album Computer World, for "Talk", replacing Kraftwerk's synthesizers with guitars. Afrika Bambaata is a prime example, even the last note of the phrase is different to Kraftwerk’s original. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Coldplay front man Chris Martin has admitted to plagiarizing many, if not most, of the songs he wrote. LCD Soundsystem sampled 'Home Computer' throughout the track, Disco Infiltrator. [8] An early version of the track – with a different set of lyrics – was leaked onto the internet in early 2005. [7], The band recorded three separate versions of the single; the one recorded on X&Y was based on an early cut of the song. "[12][13] It was released in 1981 on the studio album Computer World and as a single in the same year. In the fourth line of the second verse, Martin sings: "Or write a song nobody had sung/Or do something that's never been done. Computer Love. Same with that Avalanches track. [5] It was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) on 12 February 1982 for shipments in excess of 60,000 copies.[6]. 32. "Pocket Calculator" was released as a seven-inch single in the US by Warner Brothers in 1981, pressed on a fluorescent yellow/lime vinyl, matching the color of the album cover. [14], Coldplay released "Talk" in the UK and US on 19 December 2005 as the album's third single. 25 on its list of the 100 best albums of the 1980s. What happened with the song 'Talk' is that it was all going great and then someone said 'That should be the first single' and we all just freaked out and scrapped it all. [15][29] Filming of the video took place on 5 and 6 November 2005 at Ealing Studios, London, England. Guy Berryman also plays uptempo bass lines to complement the track's pace, featuring slower, more abrasive riffs during the song's verses and bridge. 5 years ago. [10][11] A string section can be heard during the choruses and before the start of the bridge. "Computerwelt" was remixed in 1982 as a dance version with additional bass and percussion sounds. Buckland also uses the hook as a chiming note for more abrasive riffs during the bridge (or breakdown) near the end of the song. admin 44385 posts 0 comments. This slow introduction sets the course for the song's hypnotic pace, with Will Champion adding a metronomic beat to the drums throughout the song. Computer World EMI 1981 ... Talk by Coldplay (2005) Hook / Riff Rock / Pop. A special three part single was released over three weeks in December featuring live tracks recorded at the Gelredome in 2005. Reply Notify me Helpful Seven7777 February 2, 2015 Report; referencing The Model, 12", Single, RE, 12 EMI 5207. Mais um daqueles sons "chupados" e não creditados. "[10] Bud Scoppa of Paste magazine wrote: "'Talk' stands out as an anthem in an album full of them. Coldplay had difficulties with the recording sessions for months, as to the sound of the track. Coldplay asked the artists of Computer Love - Kraftwerk to allow them to use the riff in their new song "Talk". Sign up Sign in. [1][2] They were skeptical in deciding to add "Talk" to the final track listing of X&Y. "[14] Tyrangiel interpreted the lyrics, "Are you lost or incomplete/ Do you feel like a puzzle, you can't find your missing piece/ Tell me how you feel", with Martin begging in the song. The main plot line of the music video features the band as astronauts landing on an alien planet, where they re-activate a dormant robot, who eventually eats them and their spaceship as they are attempting to fly away. The song, however, made it to the track list, after it was properly mixed. " Computer Love " (German version: " Computerliebe ") is a song by the German electronic band Kraftwerk. In the United States, the song entered at number 86 on the Billboard Hot 100 and elsewhere in the world its success varied. "[6] Martin also recalled in a 2007 article in Q magazine the process of requesting permission to use the melody: He sent a letter through the lawyers of the respective parties and several weeks later received an envelope containing a handwritten reply that simply said ″yes″. Florian Schneider, the co-founder of German electronic band Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. The opening moment of Coldplay 's baby-let's-talk-it-out love song from their 2005 LP X&Y is a note-for-note sample of Kraftwerk's 1981 hit "Computer Love." [17] The song charted at number 86 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number five on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks in 2005. I think we’ve had such pain getting to that place, I’m not sure anyone quite knows what to do with it anymore. About Computer Love "Computer Love" (German version title: "Computerliebe") is a song by the German electronic band Kraftwerk. [20] Pitchfork listed the track "Computer Love" as the 53rd best song of the 1980s. In 1982, American DJ and rapper Afrika Bambaataa wrote the song "Planet Rock" and recorded chords inspired from Trans-Europe Express. The track begins with a dark, desolate synthesizer beat, resembling 'howling wind', with electric guitar riffs being heard in the background. In keeping with the album's concept, Kraftwerk showcased their music on an ambitious world tour. The original track was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1982. Goddard, Simon. Buy this Track. [21] Jonathan Keefe of Slant magazine wrote: "'Talk' is given one of the album's most memorable melodies, but its impact is reduced by the song's structure, in which the lead guitar echoes Martin's vocal melody after every line, so that melody becomes tiresome well before the first chorus hits. DJ Hooligan sampled The Mix version of 'Home Computer' for the Underground and Cursed remix of the song "Scatman's World" by Scatman John. Señor Coconut y su Conjunto, an electronic project of German musician Uwe Schmidt which initially covered Kraftwerk's songs, published a merengue-styled version of "It's More Fun to Compute" in their first LP El Baile Alemán, wrongly labeled as "Homecomputer" on the sleeve. [3][4][5] In a track-by-track interview given by the band on X&Y, bassist Guy Berryman reported that in response to the band's request, Kraftwerk founding member Ralf Hütter "said something like, 'Yes, you can use it, and thank you very much for asking my permission, unlike that bastard Jay-Z'. [21] Rolling Stone named Computer World the 10th greatest EDM album of all time in 2012.[22]. Kraftwerk’s debut album barely exists – it’s been quietly ushered out of the official records by de facto leader Hütter. Coldplay got permission from Kraftwerk to borrow the main synthesizer riff of "Computer Love" for their 2005 song " Talk." Coldplay are fans of Kraftwerk. The inner sleeve artwork, created by Emil Schult and photographed by Günter Fröhling, depicts four slightly robotic-looking mannequins (representing the band members engaged in studio activities: performing, recording, mixing), similar to the artwork of the previous album, The Man-Machine, also created by Fröhling. Coldplay used a section from Kraftwerk's Computer Love in their hit Talk, while Jay-Z and Dr Dre borrowed from Trans Europe Express for their track Under Pressure. Built around a motif from Kraftwerk's 1981 song "Computer Love", it was written by all members of the band and appeared on their third album, X&Y. In the PopMatters review of the album, critic Adrian Begrand wrote: "It's the excellent, and much talked-about 'Talk' that has the band showing tremendous creativity, delving straight into mid-'70s krautrock, and piecing together a gorgeous pop song. TIL Kraftwerk thanked Coldplay for asking if they could use one of their riffs by saying something like: 'Yes, you can use it, and thank you very much for asking my permission, unlike that bastard Jay-Z' ... Kraftwerk's Computer Love. "[22] Despite the positive reception of "Talk", Martin has stated that Berryman dislikes it, and thus they no longer perform the song live. Report Save. [19] In 2018, Computer World was listed by Pitchfork as the 18th best album of the 1980s. The compositions are credited to Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, and Karl Bartos. In the United States, the song entered at number 86 on the Billboard Hot 100 and elsewhere in the world its success varied. 1 on the UK Singles Chart in February 1982, although "The Model" received the most airplay. Both the song and its "Thin White Duke" remix were nominated for the 2007 Grammy Awards, the latter of which won in the category of Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical. The album deals with the themes of the rise of computers within society. Computer World peaked at No. This was used on the TV series Master Of None in the 2017 episode "First Date," which finds Dev (Aziz Ansari) using a dating app to meet women. 15 on the UK Albums Chart. 10 months ago. Comment on the parts you think sound alike. Coldplay’s use of the sample, though good-natured, permanently connects Talk to Computer Love, claiming right to a portion of Kraftwerk’s legacy in the process. [8] "Computer World" was also chosen by the BBC for use in the titles of their UK computer literacy project, The Computer Programme. "[20] Dan Tallis of the BBC noted that the track was "fantastic" and "positively gargantuan". Download Kraftwerk songs, singles and albums on MP3. Computer Love by Kraftwerk - discover this song's samples, covers and remixes on WhoSampled. ... 6º Game; GET AD-FREE WHOSAMPLED PREMIUM! [15][16], "Talk" peaked at number 10 in the UK Singles Chart on 31 December 2005. Still sounds great, in fact it sounds even better today ! Specifically, Chris said: “We’re definitely good, but I don’t think you can say we’re that original,” he … It reached number one the closing week of 2005. A whole other song. 444. share. Fantastic record! The music video for "Talk" was helmed by director/photographer Anton Corbijn. … The flip side featured the Japanese version of "Pocket Calculator," "Dentaku".[7]. Kraftwerk: Computer Love Coldplay released "Talk" in 2005. Coldplay, sampling Computer Love in this way, repurpose its cultural weight as their own. The track "Computer Love" was released as a seven-inch single in the UK, in July 1981, backed with "The Model", from the group's previous album The Man-Machine. This featured lyrics purporting to give support to Conservative opposition party leader David Cameron. Kraftwerk issued several different versions of the single "Pocket Calculator" in different languages: namely, German ("Taschenrechner"), French ("Mini Calculateur"), Japanese ("Dentaku", or 電卓), and Italian ("Mini Calcolatore"). [1] During the recording sessions, which had seen the band scrap huge amounts of material, the song was left out when they sent early versions of the album to its record label, Parlophone. [23] By contrast, the 2009 remastered edition notes list the performer credits as the following:[24]. [25][26] "Talk" was also nominated for a Grammy award in the category of Best Rock Performance by a duo or Group with Vocals. Coldplay, "Talk" Kraftwerk, "Computer Love" 6. Pavement borrowed a lot from The Fall on their debut album, but it's impossible not to notice how … GO AD-FREE WITH WHOSAMPLED PREMIUM! But it's original to Kraftwerk's ComputerLove from the cd Computerworld.. It features lyrics about feeling insecure and how conversation could fix it, and a recurring melodic hook directly inspired by the synth motif prevalent in Kraftwerk’s “Computer Love”. 10,345 views, added to favorites 74 times. The opening moment of Coldplay 's baby-let's-talk-it-out love song from their 2005 LP X&Y is a note-for-note sample of Kraftwerk's 1981 hit "Computer Love." [27], The song was featured heavily in the season two CSI: NY episode "Jamalot", in which the character Danny Messer plays the song as a ringtone on his cell phone. ^ Shipments figures based on certification alone. Approval of God: Played straight and inverted.. "Talk" is a song by the British rock band Coldplay. The song received positive reviews, with critics noting the music's sound and memorable lyrics. [15][19], Critics were positive towards the song. The hook for this song (Computer Love) was used in Coldplay's "Talk". Ricardo Villalobos' track "Logom-IX" from the 2006 album Salvador uses prominently the riff from "Computer World". It peaked at number one in the Netherlands' Dutch Top 40, becoming the band's first number one single there. 1981 Coldplay Computer Electronic kraftwerk love talk world X&Y. It was released in January 1982 as a twelve-inch vinyl single only in Germany. The original 1981 sleeve notes are relatively unspecific regarding roles, merely listing all the equipment suppliers and technicians under the heading "Hardware" and the various other people involved, such as photographers, as "Software". In November 1981 the two songs were reissued as a double A-side twelve-inch single, and reached No. Now I am just lazy. 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"[12], According to Josh Tyrangiel of Time magazine, the meaning to "Talk" is based on how Martin "wants to teach us how to feel better about ourselves, and his lessons have the moral superiority disguised as sensitivity that marked Bono's mighty mullet period. Last edit on Feb 13, 2014. It peaked at number one in the Netherlands' Dutch Top 40, becoming the band's first number one single there. Computer World (German: Computerwelt) is the eighth studio album by German electronic band Kraftwerk, released on 10 May 1981.. Kraftwerk's "Computer Love" served as the inspiration for Buckland's motif with the Coldplay guitarist translating Kraftwerk's synthesizer riff onto electric guitar. Computer World was ranked the second best album of 1981 by NME. [28] The band's American record label, Capitol Records, paid for promotional consideration to place the song in the episode and for the character to talk about Coldplay.[28]. 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