🌨 German aesthetic music for the cold season 🌧

What’s the best way to learn German? :thinking:

Well, a lot of studies show that the answer is immersion! And what better way of spicing up language learning than immersing yourself in the world of music!

This works for all levels!

  • beginners get used to the sound and rhythm of the language :blush:
  • intermediates can try to sing along and practice their pronunciation :kissing_closed_eyes:
  • advanced levels can listen to the idioms, the poetry, and the deeper meaning of the lyrics :exploding_head:

Let’s get a playlist going with beautiful, melancholic, lyric-based German music for the dark and cold season! Just post the youtube or spotify link in this thread for a nice chatterbug collection!

I’ll start with a couple of songs:


(click on the icon in the upper right corner to see the full playlist)

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Danke @Toby für diese tolle Topik. Ich finde es interessant wie auf Deutsch diese Lieder so schön klingen :blush:. I would like to add one song to the playlist:

Ich denke Andreas Bourani hat die besten Lieder für die dunkle Jahreszeit.

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Great addition @27sp.sandra, thank you! :musical_note::notes::musical_note:

Und Andreas hat recht, wir sollten gerade in der dunklen Jahreszeit nicht so hart zu uns sein. :blush:

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Wow I like both of these songs! Great voices!!
My suggestion is a bit more vintage haha! That’s my favourite German band (especially their acapella albums)! My parents’ German friends gave us this album and I used to sing a lot of their songs, without understanding them though.
I’ve been told that their lyrics are never very elaborate… but I like the sounds and harmonies :slight_smile:

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@Amandine, you really made my day! :raised_hands:
My very first big concert was in Freiburg I think '93/94 with “die Prinzen”! :sweat_smile: I was a huge fan as a kid.

PS: the video in the OP is a playlist :wink:

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Oh how I envy you!! I wish I had seen them in concert!
And you’re right haha I missed the fact that your video was actually a playlist! Thanks for mentioning :raised_hands:

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Does it have to be melancholic? At this time of year, I love to listen to music that makes me feel warm, that makes me feel around a Feuertonne. :laughing: :boom: :fire:

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Thank you for this post. It’s one of my very favorite bands :slight_smile:

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Even more good German music;)

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I find Clueso super relaxing and it never gets old :slight_smile:

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Oh ja Clueso :heart_eyes:!

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I really love AnneMayKantereit and especially this song about the desire one’s have to come back home after living different places :heart_eyes:.

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Absolutely @stefdival! It’s nice to lean into the winter blues, but sometimes you just want to listen to your favorite tracks! Great addition! :fire:

@Leocadie @Dorisina @Lari1108 thanks for sharing! AnneMayKantereit never disappoints, Chicago from Clueso fits perfectly to the cold and rainy weather, and Rammstein is a staple of a German rock band! :raised_hands:

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One of my favorite German bands is Redensart. :heart: :musical_note:

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Great thread @Toby. I always loved this song by “Blumfeld”


and this one is fun :wink:

…and a scary one :ghost:

Though you might like it @KarenR :wink:
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Cool, I think I shared a stage once with Laurin, the guitarist (ages ago, with his previous band). Freiburg ist ein Dorf. :sweat_smile:

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Great stuff @Germanlady! The VIVA icon in the upper right corner of the “Blumenfeld” hits home! Feeling nostalgic right away. :cloud_with_rain:

Thanks for the videos. I loved the muppet based one. I take it Ommph! Aren’t so keen on children? :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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