Autobahn

Kraftwerk - Autobahn
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1974 Ratings: #2 / 98
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Based on 201 ratings
1974 Ratings: #10
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November 1974 / Release Date
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Philips / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

Within Autobahn, the roots of electro-funk, ambient, and synth pop are all evident -- it's a pioneering album, even if its electronic trances might not capture the attention of all listeners.

100
Sputnikmusic

Along with Trans-Europe Express this is one Kraftwerk's truly great albums, providing a blueprint for all future electronic based bands to examine.

Doublez
92
CFCE 87.8 FM Weekly Genre : Progressive Electronic

It's the middle of spring 1968. Europe, mainly France and Germany respectively, are experiencing a very important social movement, mainly student. Tension is high between the demonstrators and the authorities, it is a rebellion as rarely seen in Europe since the end of the world conflicts. The countries concerned are out of breath. To tell you how striking it is, by focusing from now on Germany alone, we notice that this social movement ... read more
fuckbirds
75
the last track do be streets ahead tho
crackedbowie
100
“Autobahn” é uma obra perfeita, porém seletista quanto ao ouvinte. A faixa-título possui 22 minutos. Podem ser 22 minutos de chatice ou de uma viagem construtiva que transcende o olhar do ouvinte. As músicas seguintes me lembram a matrioska formulada pelo “Brain Salad Sugery” do Emerson, Lake & Palmer.
Experimental com toque psicodélico, as músicas prendem o ouvinte, fazendo com que ele entre de cabeça no universo do ... read more
Reyes2k
65
I really wish I liked this a lot more.
DalekTurret32
90
Kraftwerk's 1974 LP Autobahn is a concept album about a group of men taking a road trip through a highway. Unlike many other concept albums (e.g. Pink Floyd's The Wall, Arctic Monkeys' Whatever People Say I Am That's What I'm Not, Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid maad City), this one is mainly instrumental, with the only lyrics popping up throughout the 22 minute long title track which takes up the whole of Side A of the record.
Every track represents a different period of time during the journey, ... read more
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Track List

  1. Autobahn
  2. Kometenmelodie 1 (Comet Melody 1) 
  3. Kometenmelodie 2 (Comet Melody 2) 
  4. Mitternacht (Midnight)
  5. Morgenspaziergang (Morning Walk) 
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Added on: April 29, 2013