London's transport system permitting I'm off to Berlin for a few days. I'm sure I will return laden down with some tuneful Teutonic tonics to lift our collective spirits. But until then, to get us all in the right mood, here are some Germans.
"Auf'm Bahnhof Zoo" - Nina Hagen Band
"Kontrollpunkt (Checkpoint)" - Radio Telefunken Hamburg
"Jahrezeiten" - Puhdys
"The Champ" - The German Top Five
"Das Dynamische Duo" - Cheech & Iakone
"Puppe (Du Bist A Moderne Hex)" - Albin Rasch featuring Nickerdocker
If you can't quite put your finger on why that last one sounds familiar then, unless it is because you are a German schlager fan, it will be because its a mutant remake of this: