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Alphaville: Big in Japan (1984)

"Big in Japan" is the debut single of the German band Alphaville. It is from their 1984 album Forever Young. The title comes from the phrase "Big in Japan", which was used to describe ... See full summary »

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Dieter Meier

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Alphaville ... Themselves
Marian Gold ... Himself
Bernhard Lloyd Bernhard Lloyd ... Himself
Frank Mertens Frank Mertens ... Himself
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"Big in Japan" is the debut single of the German band Alphaville. It is from their 1984 album Forever Young. The title comes from the phrase "Big in Japan", which was used to describe Western bands who are popular with Japanese audiences while garnering little attention in their home country. The video was directed by Yello's Dieter Meier. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1984 (UK) See more »

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South Africa (Springbok Radio) reached Number 5, 1984. See more »

Connections

Edited into Alphaville: Big in Japan 1992 A.D. (1992) See more »

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