Camouflage are a German synthpop and dance music trio consisting of Marcus Meyn, Heiko Maile and Oliver Kreyssig. Their only American hit was "The Great Commandment" which climbed to #59 in 1987, though it did spend three weeks at #1 on the US dance chart. They also had two additional minor dance hits in 1989. In 1983, Heiko Maile, Marcus Meyn, Martin Kahling and Oliver Kreyssig, four friends from Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany, formed the band Licenced Technology. It was short lived, as Martin Kahling left in 1984. Soon after, the remaining three members renamed themselves "Camouflage", inspired by a Yellow Magic Orchestra song of the same name. The three young musicians set up their first studio in the basement of Heiko's parents' house, calling it "Boy's Factory". Their first live gigs at local music clubs soon followed. In 1985, Camouflage recorded two demo tapes at their studio, and the following year, the group won a local radio music contest, after a friend of theirs handed one of the demos in. A small Frankfurt music label, "Westside", showed interest in taking Camouflage on. There, the song "The Great Commandment" was recorded to be presented to bigger music companies. After considering offers from several record companies, Camouflage decided to sign a contract with Metronome.
Label: Synthetic Symphony Catalog#: none Format: File, MP3, 256 kbps Country: US Released: 23 Jan 2009 Genre: Electronic
1 How Do You Feel? 2 Me And You 3 I Can't Feel You 4 That Smiling Face 5 Theif 6 Confusion 7 We Are Lovers 8 Close 9 Dreaming 10 You Turn 11 The Perfect Key 12 Motif Sky 13 The Great Commandment 14 Conversation 15 Love Is A Shield 16 One Fine Day 17 Strangers' Thoughts