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ROCK ME AMADEUUUUUUUUUUUS!
Posted by bleedin' quadrophenic on Thursday, 01.4.07 @ 13:55pm
heyyy i think falco was great!!he must!!!!!!!
Posted by chad k on Sunday, 03.18.07 @ 15:48pm
He is, by no stretch of the imagination, Rock and/or Roll (maybe if there was a "one hit wonder hall of fame")
Posted by toyologist on Thursday, 10.4.07 @ 16:21pm
You forgot that Falco wrote "Der Kommissar" and had another hit of his own with "Vienna Calling." "Der Kommissar" was the only hit for the British band After The Fire (which included former Yes guitarist Peter Banks)
Posted by Aaron O'Donnell on Tuesday, 03.18.08 @ 08:16am
Just because he hasn't been famous in america, doesn't mean that he did not have a big influence on music. In Europe and Asia he's been one of the best selling artists of the 1980's and for sure he has been one of the most talented at this time.
Posted by **** Hall Of "Fame" on Monday, 12.22.08 @ 02:32am
Johann Hölzel, better known by his stage name Falco, was an Austrian, pop and rock musician and had four #1 Hits - "Der Kommissar", "Rock Me Amadeus", "Jeanny", and "Coming Home (Jeanny Part 2)". With "Rock Me Amadeus" he is the first and so far only artist to score a #1 Hit in the U.S. with a German language song. His albums and singles have sold about 80 million copies worldwide.
Posted by Robert B on Thursday, 12.31.09 @ 09:33am
"Rock Me Amadaeus" was in English... and I believe you're thinking of "99 Luftballoons" as that #1 song... that was by Nena, not Falco.
Posted by Philip on Thursday, 12.31.09 @ 11:23am
Falco is unique. I vote YESSSS !
Posted by Steve Mills on Sunday, 01.3.10 @ 07:03am
Falco hatte immer schon 2 Seiten:
Posted by Reinhard Kranz on Monday, 01.4.10 @ 11:35am
Il a une voix hypnotique. Ne parlons pas de son? sourire et et de son regard ravageur. Merci Falco de nous avoir laissé ce bel héritage de mélodies.
Posted by Camille Fe. on Tuesday, 01.5.10 @ 11:22am
él es ingenioso
Posted by Edoardo Petje on Wednesday, 01.6.10 @ 02:29am
Als ich Falco mit seiner roten Uniformjacke das erste mal im Tv performen sah, da dachte ich mir "DAS IST EIN POPSTAR".
Posted by Mandy Oberdorfer on Wednesday, 01.6.10 @ 06:02am
He is one of the most talented artists!
Posted by Steve G on Saturday, 01.9.10 @ 03:03am
<<He is one of the most talented artists!
Posted by Joe on Saturday, 01.9.10 @ 17:41pm
Following his breakthrough hit single "Don't turn around, the Commissar's in town" and the overwhelming success of "Come on and Rock me Amadeus," the first German language song ever to hit number one on the US Billboard Charts in March 1986, he proceeded with the alienation of empty notions by filling them with new life. In 1986 he used the Trapp family musical "The Sound of Music" for a song title, shortly followed in 1988 by the use of the Strauss-operetta "Wiener Blut (Viennese Blood)" for his own song composition. One of Falco's trademarks was his English-German-Viennese word mix. He had been ahead of his time as one of the first rappers, although some would call him stutterer instead. His arrogance was legendary!
Posted by NoName on Sunday, 01.10.10 @ 03:30am
Rock Me Amadeus（「ロック・ミー・アマデウス」）は発売と同時にオーストリアでＮｏ．１になり、アルバム『Falco 3』、続くシングルの「Vienna calling」（「ウィーン・コーリング」）、もオーストリアを始めヨーロッパ各地でヒットした。そして、８６年の３月、アメリカでもリリースされた「アマデウス」は全米チャートで４週間連続トップを独走した。英語圏以外の出身アーティストによる外国語の歌が全米チャートで１位になったのは坂本九以来、史上２人目である。アルバム『Falco 3』も全米チャートで３位にランクされた。また、同年、WEA移籍後に発表された４作目のアルバム『Emotional』（「エモーショナル」）のリリースに伴い、ワールドツアーも行われた。８６年１２月にはツアーのために初来日を果たした。
Posted by Lin on Tuesday, 01.12.10 @ 09:26am
espectacular cancion de falco..y no se desafina para nada!XD..buenisiam
Posted by Liv on Wednesday, 01.13.10 @ 10:26am
Falcos musik war schon immer weit seiner Zeit voraus. Ich bin mir sicher wenn Falco damals den entschluss gefasst hätte nach Los Angeles zu ziehen, dann würden ihn die Amerikaner vergöttern. Für amerikanische verhältnisse hat er zu viel "Deutsch" gesungen, aber wie er einst sagte "entweder so, oder gar nicht!"
Posted by Theodor Gross on Wednesday, 01.13.10 @ 10:35am
Ich habe Falco immer bewundert wie er auf andere Menschen wirkte. Er hatte eine gewisse arroganz an sich aber das zu 100% nicht negativ - er stand immer irgendwie über den dingen. Selbst für Musikerkollegen wirkte er oft unnahbar.
Posted by Stefan Wein on Thursday, 01.14.10 @ 09:36am
Falco was a great artist!
Posted by Mandy Lo. on Thursday, 01.14.10 @ 09:55am
@ Philip: nur weil im Lied "Rock me Amadeu" die englischen Wörter "Come on Rock me" vorkommen, ist das lied noch lange nicht in englisch!!!
Posted by Monika A on Saturday, 01.16.10 @ 03:48am
"Junge Römer, kennt ihr die Sonne noch? Die Nacht ist Jung wie ihr.."
Posted by Fabrizio on Saturday, 01.16.10 @ 08:51am
...why wasn't this man bigger in America?
Posted by J. on Saturday, 01.16.10 @ 11:03am
@ Monika: Nur weil das Lied oft sang "Amadaeus", und "Amadaeus" eine deutsche Name ist, dass das Lied eine "deutsches Lied" nicht macht. Amadaeus is eine Name. Wir nennen ihn nicht die englische Meinung der Name "Amadaeus" (auch, glaube ich, es gibt keine englische Meinung der Name "Amadaeus"), aber das macht nicht das ganzes Lied "deutsches Lied". Die Geschichte der Leben des Mozarts is auch auf Englisch. Nur die Name "Amadaeus" ist in dem ganzem Lied auf Deutsch.
Posted by Philip on Saturday, 01.16.10 @ 18:02pm
Posted by joker on Saturday, 01.16.10 @ 22:41pm
Falco is great!
Posted by Sandy on Sunday, 01.17.10 @ 10:54am
Why is there such a surge of interest in Falco all of the sudden? He was okay, had a couple of hits, but geez....!!!!
Posted by Gitarzan on Sunday, 01.17.10 @ 10:56am
Why is there such a surge of interest in Falco all of the sudden? He was okay, had a couple of hits, but geez....!!!!
Posted by Cheesecrop on Sunday, 01.17.10 @ 11:15am
Yep, the only "powder" you can get on your "wig" around here lately will give you terminal brain freeze...!!!
Posted by Gitarzan on Sunday, 01.17.10 @ 11:19am
Um genio deste seculo, alegrou, uniu muitas pessoas com suas musicas, sentimos muita sua morte, mas será eternamente lembrado!
Posted by Marc on Sunday, 01.17.10 @ 12:21pm
RIP Falco , you are always on people's heart...
Posted by Jim on Sunday, 01.17.10 @ 12:25pm
Ich denke dass niemand diese Internet seite kennt (zumindest nicht in Europa). Ansonst wären hier schon 1.000.000 Millionen YES stimmen für Falco.
Posted by Sabine on Sunday, 01.17.10 @ 23:49pm
Falco the best thing to come out of austria since amadeus mozart...
Posted by Mel on Monday, 01.18.10 @ 12:48pm
Das stimmt !!
Posted by Walter on Wednesday, 01.20.10 @ 07:02am
Mes salutations en France. Vive FALCÓÓÓ !!! Sa musique est vraiment superbe.
Posted by Mik on Thursday, 01.21.10 @ 11:10am
We love you Falco
Posted by Jo on Sunday, 01.24.10 @ 06:42am
Falco te amo simplemente, eres el mejor y el mas grande...
Posted by Moe Fr. on Monday, 01.25.10 @ 10:05am
Look at this:
Posted by Mike on Monday, 01.25.10 @ 10:34am
Es gibt und gab nur den einen!
Posted by Hans Kern on Wednesday, 01.27.10 @ 07:28am
Bei uns in Deutschland ist und war Falco schon seit 1982 ein Superstar. Er hatte in den 80er Jahren großartige Hits und in den 90er Jahren auch viele tolle Lieder. Er ist eine Legende!!
Posted by Daniel Maier on Wednesday, 01.27.10 @ 10:20am
Falco war einer der besten Musiker im Deutschsprachigen Raum, ein wahres Genie was Songwriting und Komposition anging. Seine Musik war abwechslungsreich, voller versteckter Botschaften und machte ihn unsterblich. Kein anderer Musiker heutzutage (jedenfalls aus Deutschland und Österreich) kommt an ihn heran, mit Falco verlor die Musikindustrie einen begnadeten Künstler und ich erwische mich manchmal, wie ich darüber nachdenke, was für geniale Songs er noch gemacht hätte... WE MISS YOU FALCO!
Posted by Pron Nick uebernomm. on Wednesday, 01.27.10 @ 10:31am
Posted by Susan on Friday, 01.29.10 @ 11:46am
Posted by Susan on Friday, 01.29.10 @ 11:47am
What's with all these people drooling over Falco recently?
Posted by Keebord on Friday, 01.29.10 @ 12:04pm
Well, he died recently. Anyway, I'd like to know what the foreign language posts say. Probably about the same as what the Perryphiles say, but I'd still like an accurate translation.
Posted by Paul in KY on Friday, 01.29.10 @ 12:53pm
I thought he died 11 years ago?
Posted by Keebord on Friday, 01.29.10 @ 14:34pm
Falco was killed in a car accident in February, 1998. He was an interesting character....
Posted by Gitarzan on Friday, 01.29.10 @ 17:35pm
I like "Vienna Calling" and "Out of the dark".
Posted by Ken on Sunday, 01.31.10 @ 04:31am
My bad on thinking he died recently. So I guess I don't know why we have had an infusion of Falcoites recently.
Posted by Paul in KY on Monday, 02.1.10 @ 06:25am
Sound of Musik!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Sandra on Monday, 02.1.10 @ 10:07am
Posted by Steven on Tuesday, 02.2.10 @ 10:58am
He's one of the greatest rock personnality, has great songs, is very good looking.
Posted by Sue on Thursday, 02.4.10 @ 08:48am
Falco should totally get in.
Posted by Sandy on Friday, 02.5.10 @ 10:16am
Falco - Neo Nothing
Posted by Sarah Wallner on Saturday, 02.6.10 @ 05:16am
Adventureland - the movie
Posted by Kim on Saturday, 02.6.10 @ 05:46am
i love Adventureland :-)))))))))
Posted by Agnes F. on Sunday, 02.7.10 @ 09:33am
Falco is famous enough to be in the Hall Of Fame.
Posted by H.P on Monday, 02.8.10 @ 09:46am
Ich liebe seine Songs; der Text ist "Literatur" ... er hat immer wieder sein Innerstes preis gegeben und so viele, vor allem nicht Deutsch-sprachige haben diese Genialität nicht verstanden. Leider.
Posted by Wolfgang Becker on Monday, 02.8.10 @ 10:36am
Falco: two-and-a-half hit wonder. "Rock Me Amadaeus", "Vienna Calling", and After The Fire's version of "Der Kommissar."
Posted by Philip on Monday, 02.8.10 @ 18:09pm
No offense folks, but can we get a little english translation here?
Posted by Cheesecrop on Monday, 02.8.10 @ 18:37pm
Rock me Amadeus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Mike on Tuesday, 02.9.10 @ 12:22pm
enough with all the falco postings. He isn't getting into the Hall of Fame.
Posted by Brian on Tuesday, 02.9.10 @ 13:31pm
Let me see...
Posted by Chris on Tuesday, 02.9.10 @ 23:13pm
Posted by Sam. on Wednesday, 02.10.10 @ 11:01am
Let me see...
Posted by Cheesecrop on Wednesday, 02.10.10 @ 20:16pm
Posted by SpaceTrucker on Wednesday, 02.10.10 @ 23:08pm
Posted by Denise on Thursday, 02.11.10 @ 11:00am
Hallo / hi to everyone.
Posted by Gerhard Herrers on Friday, 02.12.10 @ 11:09am
Falco war schon immer seiner Zeit voraus; einerseits war das "Pech" für ihn, denn er hätte zu lebzeiten viel mehr Tonträger verkaufen können, andererseits machte ihn dieser umstand zur legende. Erst nach seinem Tode erkannte man sein Genie und schlagartig verspürte man wie sehr er der Musikwelt fehlte.
Posted by Franz Becker on Saturday, 02.13.10 @ 01:43am
Posted by Jessy on Tuesday, 02.16.10 @ 02:20am
2009: Falco - Spirit never dies
Posted by Jack A on Tuesday, 02.16.10 @ 09:39am
...what an awesome rocker, why did he have to die??
Posted by Melanie on Wednesday, 02.17.10 @ 12:48pm
Out of the dark !!!!!!!!!
Posted by Kim on Friday, 02.19.10 @ 10:35am
I wish I would have seen him in concert when he was alive...
Posted by Mike M. on Thursday, 02.25.10 @ 09:26am
One of the greatest pop stars ever!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Sarah Stern on Friday, 02.26.10 @ 09:50am
Posted by Jenna Maier on Sunday, 02.28.10 @ 01:29am
Falco e fanttttttttttastico
Posted by Lu. on Sunday, 02.28.10 @ 09:48am
Oh how great he was!
Posted by Melissa M on Saturday, 03.6.10 @ 12:10pm
!! YES !!
Posted by smeke on Sunday, 03.7.10 @ 06:40am
Falco was such a cutiepie! I just love him!
Posted by Xenia on Sunday, 03.7.10 @ 07:24am
He's was so damn hot...
Posted by Yu Li on Wednesday, 03.10.10 @ 10:50am
Posted by Hans Gröbner on Saturday, 03.13.10 @ 04:09am
Falco did very beautiful songs,and he will always stay in the memory of his fans.
Posted by Lisa S on Saturday, 03.13.10 @ 09:43am
Rock me Amadeus, Jeanny, Emotional, Sound of Musik, Titanic, Vienna Calling, Out of the dark...
Posted by Pcfreak1978 on Monday, 03.15.10 @ 12:55pm
Posted by Celine on Thursday, 03.18.10 @ 11:26am
In Italy we loved Falco!!! I still do.
Posted by Jan on Saturday, 03.20.10 @ 02:30am
I love his new song "Kissing in the Kremlin"... and all other hits. I havent seen his grave yet, but i want to visit it. Hans "Falco" H. is a god!!
Posted by *PAM* on Tuesday, 03.23.10 @ 14:10pm
Vienna calling -- best song ever.
Posted by Karen on Wednesday, 03.24.10 @ 13:06pm
Falco war/ist eine große Persönlichkeit, nicht zu vergleichen mit heutigen "Künstlern", die kaum untereinander zu unterscheiden sind.
Posted by Michi on Thursday, 03.25.10 @ 12:44pm
i dont understand a word but i love his songs...
Posted by Sel on Thursday, 03.25.10 @ 12:59pm
Gegen Flaco kommt niemand an, schade um diesen intelligenten außergewöhnlichen Künstler! Gerade, weil er so ehrlich war und sich nix "geschissen" hat, war er jeden anderen in jeder hinsicht absolut überlegen!
Posted by Severina on Friday, 03.26.10 @ 11:13am
Posted by Clara Kern on Saturday, 03.27.10 @ 12:37pm
Coming soon: a Falco wax figure in Madame Tussauds Vienna.
Posted by Sandra on Sunday, 03.28.10 @ 06:52am
My favorite song is "Emotional"
Posted by Sam on Wednesday, 03.31.10 @ 10:12am
In 1986, the album Emotional was released, produced by Rob and Ferdi Bolland (Bolland & Bolland). Songs on the album included "Coming Home (Jeanny Part 2)," "The Kiss of Kathleen Turner", and "Kamikaze Capa" which was written as a tribute to the late photojournalist Robert Capa. "The Sound of Musik" was another international success, and a Top 20 U.S. dance hit, though it failed to make the U.S. pop charts.
Posted by Ben1981 on Wednesday, 03.31.10 @ 14:11pm
...i think Falco Symphonic is the best of Falco
Posted by Gibs on Thursday, 04.1.10 @ 08:48am
Ich war damals bei dem Symphonic Konzert 1994 in Wr. Neustadt dabei - mir kommen heut noch die Tränen wenn ich das seh - er war der genialste Musiker den Österreich je hervorgebracht hat!
Posted by Herbert Blask on Thursday, 04.1.10 @ 10:42am
Yes, i like Falco Symphonic too
Posted by Jo22 on Friday, 04.2.10 @ 10:02am
In 1992, he made a mid sized comeback with Nachtflug, which went to Number 1 in Austria. The single "Titanic" remained in the charts for 18 weeks, the album for 17. For the first time in 6 years, Falco went on tour again. After that, he again concentrated more on his private life for a couple of years, until he had another hit with the Techno-style single "Mutter, der Mann mit dem Koks ist da" (1995), which was especially successful in Germany.
Posted by Europefan on Saturday, 04.3.10 @ 04:26am
Falco ist für mich der grösste, ich habe auch einige Autogramme von ihm, die er mir persönlich Unterschrieben hat.
Posted by Michi Vogel on Saturday, 04.3.10 @ 12:32pm
"Kissing in the Kremlin" o ooh oh o ooh oh !!!!!!!
Posted by SexyJen on Tuesday, 04.6.10 @ 13:45pm
Falco was, without a doubt, a bit of a pop genius.
Posted by Heather on Wednesday, 04.7.10 @ 03:32am
Posted by Alisar on Friday, 04.9.10 @ 09:08am
Falco is a great singer and songwriter and puts on one of the best live shows I've ever seen (tour 1993)
Posted by Samantha on Friday, 04.9.10 @ 09:15am
Er hat alleine zu lebzeiten 60 Millionen Tonträger verkauft - hätte man seine genialität zeit seines lebens mehr zu schätzen gewusst, hätte er mit sicherheit weit mehr verkaufen können...
Posted by Bachtro on Friday, 04.9.10 @ 11:56am
Falco was very talented.
Posted by Yve on Saturday, 04.10.10 @ 11:23am
Falco war und ist einer der Größten und besten Künstler der Musikgeschichte!!
Posted by Hans Kager on Saturday, 04.10.10 @ 11:54am
Just a ridiculous talent...
Posted by EPD on Saturday, 04.10.10 @ 12:17pm
EPD are you drugged???
Posted by Sel on Monday, 04.12.10 @ 10:32am
Als er noch lebte war ich noch zu jung um zu erkennen wie genial er ist; jetzt bleiben leider nur noch seine Cd´s und DVD´s
Posted by Corinna on Monday, 04.12.10 @ 10:35am
My favourite is JUENGE ROEMER
Posted by Italia on Monday, 04.12.10 @ 13:53pm
Man müsste sich zurückbeamen können, ich hätte ihn so unglaublich gerne mal live auf der Bühne gesehen...so eine Ausstrahlung hat dieser Mann gehabt...unglaublich..
Posted by Sandrana on Tuesday, 04.13.10 @ 11:49am
Falco war berühmt für seine Arrogante art, aber gleichzeitig war er irrsinnig charmant und kultiviert. Dafür liebten ihn millionen Fans und auch wenn nicht jeder seine Platten gekauft hat - gehört haben ihn alle!
Posted by Isabella Aarens on Thursday, 04.15.10 @ 02:13am
Falco hat so viele Menschen Weltweit beeinflusst, er ist zweifelsohne einer der größten Popstars. Vor allem im Deutschsprachigen raum ist Falco nicht wegzudenken.
Posted by MARKUS on Friday, 04.16.10 @ 09:37am
a very talented singer..
Posted by Kim on Saturday, 04.17.10 @ 04:25am
Er war einer der größten und er wird mit sicherheit unvergessen bleiben. Für immer!
Posted by Thorsten on Monday, 04.19.10 @ 00:25am
Coming soon: Madame Tussauds in Vienna
Posted by Jason D on Monday, 04.19.10 @ 02:24am
Johann (Hans) Hölzel (19 February 1957 – 6 February 1998), better known by his stage name Falco, was an Austrian, pop and rock musician and had six #1 Hits - "The Kommissar", "Rock Me Amadeus", "Jeanny", "Coming Home (Jeanny Part 2)", "Vienna Calling", "Body next to Body (with Brigitte Nielsen) and "The Spirit never dies (Jeanny final)". With "Rock Me Amadeus" he is the first and so far only artist to score a #1 Hit in the U.S. with a German language song. His estate has sold 40 million albums and 20 million singles to date, which makes him one of the best selling European singers ever.
Posted by JO K on Monday, 04.19.10 @ 02:32am
i found my love in vienna...
Posted by Owen on Monday, 04.19.10 @ 06:07am
Falco se parece a Charlie Sheen
Posted by WES on Monday, 04.19.10 @ 11:43am
I love his songs!
Posted by Nik C on Monday, 04.19.10 @ 23:40pm
RIP Falco. Thank You for such great music!
Posted by meta on Tuesday, 04.20.10 @ 04:12am
Falco war einer der wenigen Menschen die zugleich arrogant und charmant sein konnten - seiner Art konnte sich niemand entziehen!
Posted by Hans Hofer on Tuesday, 04.20.10 @ 11:32am
Falco war ein Wortkünstler der besonderen Art....
Posted by Selina on Tuesday, 04.20.10 @ 11:42am
Je suis avec toi, tu es avec moi. Falco - il est avec nous. Il est parmi nous.
Posted by Dagmara on Saturday, 04.24.10 @ 04:29am
Es gibt nur wenige Musiker, die Künstler, genialer Songwriter, Performer und Kultfigur in einem sind.
Posted by Sandy on Saturday, 04.24.10 @ 04:32am
Posted by Frank Malok on Sunday, 04.25.10 @ 12:11pm
Ich vermisse Falco definitiv mehr als Michael Jackson oder Kurt Cobain.
Posted by Lence on Sunday, 05.2.10 @ 11:20am
I suppose people in Austria do miss him more than they do here. He certainly wasn't a "legend" anywhere but Austria, though...
Posted by Gitarzan on Sunday, 05.2.10 @ 11:43am
I like Falco -->Power Sound from Vienna !
Posted by MAC on Monday, 05.3.10 @ 11:41am
He's been dead 4 months now. Nobody cared when he was alive. Get over it already!
Posted by KornOnTheKob on Tuesday, 05.4.10 @ 12:45pm
Posted by LIV on Thursday, 05.6.10 @ 10:33am
I still love him...
Posted by Lolita on Thursday, 05.6.10 @ 10:43am
Falcos musik war nicht 100% auf den Geschmack der breiten masse ausgelegt, sie war sehr eigen und speziell - und trotzdem oder vielleicht gerade dennoch verkaufte sich Falcos musik weltweit extrem gut.
Posted by ZappiZZ on Friday, 05.7.10 @ 14:19pm
Posted by Frank GG on Monday, 05.10.10 @ 10:56am
New Falco Single 2010: Kissing in the Kremlin
Posted by shawn on Monday, 05.10.10 @ 11:30am
He must be in!!
Posted by Coco on Tuesday, 05.11.10 @ 12:21pm
Posted by HPB on Thursday, 05.13.10 @ 11:08am
"YES" no more is needed to be said... With out him it is an empty HALL!
Posted by Steve on Thursday, 05.13.10 @ 11:31am
Is it time for Falco to get the Coven treatment, so we don't have to see all these innane comments?
Posted by Ralph on Thursday, 05.13.10 @ 11:44am
Another artist that should've been inducted many years ago!
Posted by MikeTM on Friday, 05.14.10 @ 11:47am
Falco is so underrated...
Posted by keyMAN on Sunday, 05.16.10 @ 08:27am
In what way was Falco underrated? According to you, we should be listing him with the all-time greats, right?
Posted by Gitarzan on Sunday, 05.16.10 @ 08:30am
Thanks for that comment Gitarzan, I must say that all these people making statements like "Falco is so underrated," "He deserves to be in," "Legendary" or "He must be in" without backing it up with any sort of proof has begun to get on my nerves. This is exactly why fans aren't allowed to vote who gets in and who doesn't
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Sunday, 05.16.10 @ 09:35am
Is Falco dead??
Posted by Roadrunner on Sunday, 05.16.10 @ 10:29am
Falco died of severe injuries received from a collision with a bus in his Mitsubishi Pajero near the city of Puerto Plata, in the Dominican Republic on 6 February 1998, just two weeks before his 41st birthday. It was initially reported that the autopsy showed high blood levels of alcohol and cocaine, however this was later dismissed. At the time of his death, he was planning a comeback. He was buried in the Zentralfriedhof (Central Cemetery) in Vienna, Austria.
Posted by Silvester on Sunday, 05.16.10 @ 10:36am
Falco war der Größte und Beste !!!
Posted by eva on Tuesday, 05.18.10 @ 04:11am
I have been a Falco fan for more then 20 years...
Posted by Bill on Thursday, 05.20.10 @ 11:59am
FALCO SUPERSTAR BELONGS TO THE HALL OF FAME!
Posted by Dizzy on Friday, 05.21.10 @ 05:52am
the most important and still most successful musician in the german speaking countries!! nobody out of the GSA has more Fans then him! he should be part of the hall of fame, for sure!
Posted by wolf on Saturday, 05.22.10 @ 12:50pm
Falco; CHARISMATIC, POET (..Junge Römer), SONGWRITER, INNOVATOR, ICON, GUITARIST, GREAT INFLUENCE, STAR QUALITY - NEED WE SAY MORE?
Posted by DocX on Sunday, 05.23.10 @ 01:59am
Ich bin ein sehr sehr großer Fan von Falco und liebe ihn sehr.
Posted by Petra Steinbecher on Sunday, 05.23.10 @ 07:49am
Falcos grave in Vienna - I would probably bawl like a baby if I ever went there!
Posted by Steven G on Wednesday, 05.26.10 @ 10:30am
Falco was such a cutiepie! I just love him!
Posted by SexyHexi on Monday, 05.31.10 @ 11:29am
He´s good!What he reach,never reach sombody else.And at the moment,it seems that is far away that sombody els can reach only the half!!!He was that,what I call a real musican.He had wrote world hits.Great music videos,lyrics.He was truly a poet.It will be a sham,if he will not be in the Rock´n Roll hall of fame!!
Posted by Joana on Tuesday, 06.1.10 @ 21:19pm
Come on and rock me amadues
Posted by Brian on Wednesday, 06.2.10 @ 00:29am
YES --> It will be a sham,if he will not be in the Rock´n Roll hall of fame!!
Posted by Sam on Thursday, 06.3.10 @ 05:10am
.. he died to early, His voice was perfect.
Posted by FalcoFanfromIRLAND on Thursday, 06.3.10 @ 09:57am
I have no way of proving this but I'm convinced that it's the same person posting this stuff, because there is no way that Falco had this large a following.
Posted by Chalkie on Thursday, 06.3.10 @ 14:29pm
I was wondering the same thing, I can understand the large amount of comments in German since Falco is from Austria and all, but there is no way he was that popular anywhere else.
Posted by Brian on Friday, 06.4.10 @ 00:13am
Nena wasn't #1!! she was 2...and rock me amadeus was german AND english snd everyone in the us know this song so....YES!!!
Posted by Chadroxx on Friday, 06.4.10 @ 00:33am
I am learning Geram language hope someday i will understand all FALCO songs ;-)
Posted by Mike on Friday, 06.4.10 @ 10:38am
Where the hell are all of these Falco fans coming from? They really want to be rocked by Amadaeus.
Posted by Patrick on Friday, 06.4.10 @ 19:32pm
I don't know...could be better than being rolled over by Beethoven...!!!!
Posted by Gitarzan on Friday, 06.4.10 @ 20:32pm
Rock me Amadeus
Posted by Anne on Saturday, 06.12.10 @ 00:39am
God bless Falco for he was a true Artist
Posted by Lilly on Saturday, 06.12.10 @ 13:33pm
FALCO was a punker, a rocker, a great musician, played lots of instruments, wrote great songs and lyrics, and no song was similiar to another, every song has its own style!
Posted by BabyBlue on Friday, 06.18.10 @ 09:39am
to BabyBlue: YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
Posted by ClarkKent on Friday, 06.18.10 @ 09:50am
Where are all of this Falco votes coming from? This reminds me of the Coven page. Perhaps the oddest page on this site (1500 comments, really?). But seriously folks, is somebody rigging the voting here? There is no way Falco can have so many different fan websites out there in the cyber world where someone has put a link to this page and encouraged voting. If that is the case I believe half the people here probably think they are voting Falco into the RRHOF
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Saturday, 06.19.10 @ 04:50am
Posted by BabyBlue on Saturday, 06.19.10 @ 05:21am
Tahvo...I think when this person says "we", it's like in the casr of Sybil...you know, multiple personalities...????
Posted by Gitarzan on Saturday, 06.19.10 @ 05:39am
That's "case", by the way...
Posted by Gitarzan on Saturday, 06.19.10 @ 05:40am
I'm willing to bet your right Gitarzan
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Saturday, 06.19.10 @ 05:57am
falco sucked balls rock me amadues migt just be the wrost song evr recorded and i'm froum austria and i think that
Posted by nodl on Saturday, 06.19.10 @ 20:43pm
I wonder how many languages one can find on here, so far I've found German, French, English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Italian and Polish. Now whoever is using google translate just needs to get to Swedish, Dutch, Greek, Bulgarian, Turkish, Iranian, Uzbek and Tamil and at least 20 other languages before he/she can really show us Falco's fanbase!
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Thursday, 06.24.10 @ 12:37pm
Here's one for you Tahvo...
Posted by Chalkie on Thursday, 06.24.10 @ 13:02pm
Sorry, what I meant to say was
Posted by Chalkie on Thursday, 06.24.10 @ 13:04pm
Most people just know two Austrian musicians: W.A. Mozart and Falco.
Posted by Lucy on Friday, 06.25.10 @ 12:47pm
"Most people just know two Austrian musicians: W.A. Mozart and Falco." - Lucy
Posted by Chalkie on Friday, 06.25.10 @ 15:44pm
Falco, definitiv die coolste Sau im deutschsprachigen Bereich!
Posted by Marcal Wenighöfer on Sunday, 06.27.10 @ 10:24am
Posted by KamA on Monday, 06.28.10 @ 12:39pm
He was a superstar
Posted by Lewis on Saturday, 07.3.10 @ 11:45am
Falco's great and he was very handsome in my opinion :-)
Posted by Helen on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 11:41am
It was 1998..
Posted by Gis. on Tuesday, 07.6.10 @ 03:49am
I think some of the past inductees to the Hall Of Fame have proved that it is for much more than just rock-n-roll. In America, Falco may have been a one-hit wonder, but in Europe, he brought attention to Germany, Austria, and other parts of Europe who idolized him. He helped the proud people of those countries hold their heads up high and say "Our music matters too!" To the culture of Europe, he made a difference. Based on album sales, he made a difference. To me, an American fan, he made a difference.
Posted by Syd on Sunday, 07.11.10 @ 19:57pm
His style, specialy the way he was talking and playing with words and sounds was unique!
Posted by Lucy on Monday, 07.12.10 @ 11:12am
Falco died 10 years ago, the RIPs are getting pretty tiresome. Why don't you all head over to the Fugs' page and pay homage to a REAL rock 'n' roll legend/rebel/innovator, the late, great Tuli Kupferberg. RIP Tuli.
Posted by Chalkie on Tuesday, 07.13.10 @ 19:55pm
12 years ago, even longer.
Posted by Chalkie on Tuesday, 07.13.10 @ 19:55pm
I love I love I love his accent!!
Posted by Bill on Saturday, 07.17.10 @ 10:44am
La tragedia ocurrió de noche.
Posted by C´epe on Sunday, 07.18.10 @ 00:16am
The man was COOLNESS personified!
Posted by Jorg on Sunday, 07.18.10 @ 00:20am
Falco was definitely not a rocker...but if more people weren't lazy and actually dug into his vast catalog of songs you can see he wasn't a 'one hit wonder'. Maybe here in the US (I'm a Falco fan in the US) he was a one hit wonder but elsewhere he was a legend. Sure he sings in German but music is universal, if you let language be a barrier than you're not a true music lover. RIP to him and good day!
Posted by AJ on Wednesday, 07.21.10 @ 12:16pm
Falco ist noch immer der Monolith mit den Superlativa in der österreichischen Popgeschichte. Aus dem gewitzten Hans Hölzel formte er eine facettenreiche Kunstfigur mit bahnbrechender Wirkung. So war er der erste erfolgreiche weiße Rapper und schaffte es mit „Rock Me Amadeus“ als erstes und bisher einziges deutschsprachiges Lied die Spitze der US-Billboard-Charts. Bis zu seinem Ableben anno 1998 verkaufte er über 60 Millionen Platten.
Posted by Rainer Hosch on Sunday, 07.25.10 @ 12:03pm
No one could be cooler than him! He looks amazing... nothing tops a legend like Falco. God rest the soul of Johann Holzel.
Posted by lilo on Monday, 07.26.10 @ 01:58am
POR SUPUESTO QUE TIENE QUE ESTAR EN "FUTURE ROCK LEGENDS".....
Posted by Marcela on Wednesday, 07.28.10 @ 12:22pm
he was the sound of music
Posted by marie on Thursday, 08.5.10 @ 11:01am
No marie, Falco was not the sound of music. There are better German performers than Flaco like Kraftwerk and The Scorpions.
Posted by Gassman on Thursday, 08.5.10 @ 11:47am
Watch what you're saying, Gassman. Falco was Austrian, not German.
Posted by The_Claw on Thursday, 08.5.10 @ 11:53am
Posted by FRanK on Friday, 08.6.10 @ 09:45am
The song "Rock Me Amadeus" was in German... Just the chorus was in English and this song was the (and is still) only German song which was #1 in the US. Falco was a great musican and he made his own kind of music. And he's not a "one-hit wonder" he could have been more successfull but he didn't want to do concerts in the US. And the USA is not the whole world, in other countries he had a gread success. I'm thinking about Europe and Asia!
Posted by Marco on Wednesday, 08.11.10 @ 16:13pm
Oh how great he was!
Posted by Gracia on Sunday, 08.15.10 @ 10:29am
it's a shame Falco had to die in order to live...
Posted by TheGirl on Wednesday, 08.18.10 @ 11:01am
i am happy to see that there are so many falco fans out there!
Posted by Lotus on Wednesday, 08.18.10 @ 11:04am
Falco was so talented but had such a great sense of humour too and enjoyed performing and acting and being fun and silly.
Posted by Baby Blue on Thursday, 08.19.10 @ 11:06am
Es una pena que haya fallecido tan joven , tenia un gran talento musical . Falco : Verdammt , wir leben noch!!
Posted by Kim Knölé on Wednesday, 08.25.10 @ 11:03am
He is a real MAN ,unlike many singers.
Posted by sEn on Thursday, 08.26.10 @ 11:52am
Falco - Ganz Wien: what a great song.. It makes me want to speak German!!
Posted by LaBerto on Friday, 08.27.10 @ 08:05am
he was a REAL popstar,.. i love him so...
Posted by Francine Chalet on Friday, 08.27.10 @ 11:01am
Falco you are in my blood since i was only a child, i still can't belive you're gone but i'm sure that one day we will meet again...
Posted by Sean on Wednesday, 09.1.10 @ 11:30am
I am happy to see that there are so many falco fans out there !!
Posted by Ben on Friday, 09.10.10 @ 10:41am
..this guy was so out of this world. way ahead of times.
Posted by Leyla on Friday, 09.10.10 @ 10:46am
New on DVD in Europe: Falco, the Poet
Posted by BBmikeytheB on Saturday, 09.18.10 @ 01:07am
What the hell?
Posted by GFW on Saturday, 09.18.10 @ 03:59am
He goes onto the street
Posted by Sceneman on Sunday, 09.19.10 @ 10:44am
Falco was ahead of his time, a visionary.
Posted by Marie on Saturday, 09.25.10 @ 19:43pm
Falco is my fav. German band, and it reminds me of happier times when I was still in germany.
Posted by MF on Wednesday, 09.29.10 @ 11:13am
Rock me Amadeus!
Posted by Hans-Peter Gill on Friday, 10.1.10 @ 02:20am
Seal said: Falco is alive!!!
Posted by Henry on Friday, 10.8.10 @ 09:04am
Falco is awesone - let him in !!!
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Posted by fortuna17 on Friday, 10.15.10 @ 10:40am
Posted by Emilio Italy on Friday, 10.15.10 @ 11:36am
er ist super superstar
Posted by helga on Saturday, 10.16.10 @ 06:56am
Posted by Mindy24 on Friday, 10.22.10 @ 10:13am
With His Fusion Of Dance,Pop,And Hip-Hop,Falco Was An Under Appreciated genius In The World of Music may His Spirit live On Forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Leslie Munsch on Sunday, 10.24.10 @ 20:59pm
Love&Peace from France!!
Posted by Franci. on Sunday, 10.31.10 @ 08:25am
This guy was really something!
Posted by Neil on Sunday, 11.7.10 @ 01:07am
Der Größte internationale deutschprachige Sänger unserer Zeit.
Posted by Johann L on Friday, 11.12.10 @ 11:52am
Posted by Lolo on Tuesday, 11.16.10 @ 09:52am
Ich wär' eins von den Mädels, die sich um ihn gerissen hätten. ;-)
Posted by Lena on Thursday, 11.18.10 @ 08:52am
Helden von Heute, Ganz Wien, Nachtflug, Egoist, ..
Posted by Vampiregirl on Thursday, 11.18.10 @ 08:56am
Hans Hölzl war immer unantastbar und wird es immer sein!!
Posted by Gerlinde on Saturday, 11.20.10 @ 11:10am
I miss that guy; it's a good thing we still have some of his music to enjoy! God bless!
Posted by Mr. Addams on Saturday, 11.20.10 @ 11:14am
Falco rocks. I love his music.
Posted by Izzy on Saturday, 11.20.10 @ 15:04pm
My sister went to Germany for study abroad and before she went she was always listening to Falco and other German singers so yeah, I started to like him too!
Posted by David on Sunday, 11.21.10 @ 07:21am
"In America, Falco may have been a one-hit wonder, but in Europe, he brought attention to Germany, Austria, and other parts of Europe who idolized him. He helped the proud people of those countries hold their heads up high and say "Our music matters too!" To the culture of Europe, he made a difference."
Posted by Chalkie on Thursday, 11.25.10 @ 22:08pm
I love Falco!!
Posted by icandoit on Friday, 11.26.10 @ 11:38am
I've gotta know... is it the same person posting all these comments about Falco?
Posted by Chalkie on Friday, 11.26.10 @ 11:41am
I like "Body next to body" with Brigitte Nielsen (song & video)
Posted by MelKIM on Sunday, 11.28.10 @ 10:25am
Posted by BCE on Monday, 12.6.10 @ 14:02pm
Falco was a genius man. no one can compare.
Posted by emistar on Saturday, 12.11.10 @ 03:55am
Spam Attack Here ??????
Posted by Linda on Monday, 12.13.10 @ 10:30am
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Posted by BreegeFep on Wednesday, 12.22.10 @ 05:11am
F3 is available again!!!
Posted by falcofancanada on Friday, 12.24.10 @ 11:32am
Seems like this is another obsessive fanbase page like Madonna and Coven.
Posted by GFW on Thursday, 12.30.10 @ 06:03am
Madonna has fans?? :-)
Posted by Wonderboy on Thursday, 12.30.10 @ 10:31am
Well someone gotta buy those 300 million records.
Posted by GFW on Thursday, 12.30.10 @ 11:06am
yes... there are a lot of stupid people in this world!!
Posted by Joe on Friday, 12.31.10 @ 04:40am
If you wouldn't think of stooping to the Abba, Michael Jackson or Backstreet Boys pop level, Falco remains a confident (if temporary) exception for die-hard Rock `n Roll fans.
Posted by Jackie on Tuesday, 01.4.11 @ 08:18am
Falco was a austrian german hip hop king, pop and rock star. His albums and singles have sold about 65 million copies worldwide - he was the first white rapper with commercial success!!
Posted by AtariST on Tuesday, 01.4.11 @ 10:16am
Very sad that he did not live to see the huge success he had with his last record. Looking back now having 'grown up' with his music, Falco deserved a lot more recognition...
Posted by Shanai on Tuesday, 01.4.11 @ 13:00pm
Posted by Princess on Thursday, 01.6.11 @ 04:11am
Don't want to be best!
Posted by callchepPar on Saturday, 01.8.11 @ 10:06am
Nobody has ever ever ever even touched upon the sound of FALCO - mixing Austrian rap, American rock, and classical music!
Posted by LABoy on Sunday, 01.9.11 @ 11:16am
Falco should be in the hall no doubt
Posted by seven on Monday, 01.10.11 @ 09:43am
Posted by SanD on Tuesday, 01.11.11 @ 09:25am
FALCO was born as Johann Hoelzel on February 19, 1957 and died on February 6, 1998. He was an Austrian classical musician and turned to hip hop, pop, and rock. He sold over 60 million copies of his records worldwide. Falco was born in Vienna and was the only survivor of triplets. He graduated from Vienna Music Conservatory in 1977. He was a member of the groups Spinning Wheel and Hallucination Company. He was also a bass player in the punk rock band, Drahdiwaberl from 1978 until 1983. He wrote and performed the song Ganz Wien. This song was also included on his debut solo album, Einzelhaft.
Posted by titan on Thursday, 01.13.11 @ 12:02pm
What's with all the Falco comments? He's never going to be inducted!
Posted by xdc on Thursday, 01.13.11 @ 18:48pm
i love falco and of course it will get in
Posted by silentio on Saturday, 01.15.11 @ 06:23am
...such an attractive, well spoken and charismatic man and talented artist!
Posted by Sandra on Saturday, 01.15.11 @ 13:08pm
i think that he was a great POP star, but a ROCK star??
Posted by Silver on Sunday, 01.16.11 @ 09:46am
*lol* Yesterday seen on Vox; interview from 1997... Love the bullshit that reporter babbles, while Falco just ignores him the whole time.
Posted by Sam on Wednesday, 01.19.11 @ 11:39am
Falco died of severe injuries received following his collision with a bus in his Mitsubishi Pajero near the resort of Puerto Plata, in the Dominican Republic on February 6, 1998 at age 40.
Posted by Foxi on Sunday, 01.23.11 @ 09:20am
Not to mean any disrespect to Falco, but how many times are all these fans going to post the same thing over and over again on this page just worded differently? I mean seriously, this isn't the Falco fan page on facebook or anything. There are currently 276 posts on here and you could summarize them into maybe 2 or 3 posts
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Sunday, 01.23.11 @ 09:25am
Tahvo, i think that someone posted this site on different pages.. but one thing is for sure - Falco had fans enough..
Posted by ChevroletX on Sunday, 01.23.11 @ 11:53am
Falco is actually historically the best selling white rapper of the 20th century!
Posted by Michael on Tuesday, 02.1.11 @ 11:14am
Tupac has sold 10 million more records than Falco, plus he's more influential.
Posted by GFW on Tuesday, 02.1.11 @ 11:27am
*lol* Tupac, the best white rapper ;-)))))
Posted by Gent on Tuesday, 02.1.11 @ 12:32pm
Falco wrote "Der Kommissar" and he had other hits like "Sound of Music", "Vienna Calling" and "Out of the dark" ..
Posted by Light8 on Wednesday, 02.16.11 @ 09:55am
In Germanischen Kreisen gelten seine Texte als Literatur, einen vergleichbaren Musiker gibt es nicht.
Posted by Dr. Volten on Friday, 02.25.11 @ 09:32am
In memoriam of FALCO Johannes Hoelzel (1957-1997)
Posted by Sando on Saturday, 02.26.11 @ 05:50am
the most underrated musican ever!!
Posted by JD on Wednesday, 03.2.11 @ 05:05am
Falco could never be replaced. He still lives on in his music and his fans. RIP
Posted by Geo on Thursday, 03.10.11 @ 01:58am
My favourite songs are Vienna Calling and Neo Nothing ..i am from romania and i am planning to go for study in vienna ...
Posted by Luna on Friday, 03.18.11 @ 12:51pm
Falco? tu musica estara por siempre con nosotros. Gracias por todo.
Posted by Aron on Monday, 03.21.11 @ 12:16pm
I would love to see Falco in the hall of fame - he is very talented and he deserves it.
Posted by Luna on Saturday, 03.26.11 @ 12:28pm
Falco was a genius, He was also batshit crazy. But hey he did things no other artist had done or have done subsequently.
Posted by XSteveX on Wednesday, 04.13.11 @ 13:06pm
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Posted by Biznesvs on Tuesday, 04.26.11 @ 18:17pm
**An artist truly unique ,there's anything better ,FALCO you'll lieve forever man!!**
Posted by Morris80s on Sunday, 05.1.11 @ 09:32am
Falco took the music world by storm when his song "Rock Me Amadeus" exploded and turned him into a global phenomenon - he is the only German-speaking artist to ever land a Number One Hit in America.
Posted by Zuson1 on Sunday, 05.8.11 @ 10:23am
Oh how great he was! ...saw him in ?? i think 1992 in L.A.
Posted by Samantha on Sunday, 05.8.11 @ 10:34am
The world lost a very special musician when Falco died
Posted by Mark1975 on Wednesday, 05.11.11 @ 09:57am
One of the things about Falco that I really liked about him was his charming personality.I know alot of women would have sold their souls for one night with Falco!
Posted by LisaPOP on Thursday, 05.12.11 @ 10:19am
Jemand wie Falco kann nur aus Österreich kommen, er lebte den Wiener Schmäh auf der Bühne, ich kann nur sagen "i find des herrlich".
Posted by Wolfgang Thun on Saturday, 05.14.11 @ 11:48am
I dont know german, but I'm a great fan of Falco, the music is awesome
Posted by John on Saturday, 05.14.11 @ 12:15pm
este es un hijo de puta.
Posted by Cuba66 on Friday, 06.3.11 @ 11:38am
Bought Falco 3, Emotional and Wiener Blut back in the 80s, when I was still at school, and collected the singles for a while. Didn't understand a word, still don't, but there are some great pop songs on those albums. And thanks to Youtube I've seen he did a fair few killer videos too!!! My favourite song is his last; "Out of the dark"
Posted by SShawn on Saturday, 06.11.11 @ 14:52pm
Falco will go down in history for being such a wonderful musician. It's too bad that he was, in my opinion, a highly under rated one as well in North America.
Posted by Breaking BAD on Monday, 06.20.11 @ 12:10pm
Falco rocked this world.<3
Posted by Izzy on Thursday, 06.30.11 @ 11:55am
He's gone but in or hearts he and his music still living...
Posted by Luka on Wednesday, 07.13.11 @ 12:28pm
His music was so different from that of most all artist of his time, the way he mixed German and English and the.... Ahh I can't put it into words, he was a music genius and I cannot think of anyone who was his equel, I know he would think me crazy to say that but it is true. Also his personal coolness with the slicked back hair and the shades and his suits and the way he rolled his words of his tongue, every guy who wants to be cool should emulate him, the music world lost a genius!!
Posted by NIK on Wednesday, 07.13.11 @ 12:36pm
He is there already!
Posted by Darka on Friday, 07.29.11 @ 10:19am
Posted by LisaPOP on Monday, 08.8.11 @ 06:24am
What does it mean? I think he was intentionally exposing a lot.
Posted by Lou3 on Friday, 08.19.11 @ 12:56pm
Adventureland ;-) Rock me Amdeussss
Posted by Hal01997 on Wednesday, 08.24.11 @ 12:41pm
Falco, like others have the ability to re-create themselves anew over and over . One style fits as good as anyother on some people. Falco had his own photogentic mystique but many men in one. His Own Style that said "Top That !"
Posted by Jimmy on Thursday, 08.25.11 @ 13:00pm
He is genius of music . I love his beautiful voice and charismatic look . His songs have spirit.R.I.P Falco . We miss you :)
Posted by KaterineStar on Sunday, 08.28.11 @ 08:59am
He was and still is awesome - he does not get the appreciation or credit that he should as an artist. I think Falco is unique; a great songwriter, a great performer.
Posted by Lion CC on Sunday, 09.18.11 @ 11:15am
...now i want to watch adventureland ;-)
Posted by Siler on Friday, 09.23.11 @ 13:36pm
He was the first white rapper with commercial success and Rock me Amadeus was the first- and so far only song in german language on place 1 in the US billboard charts.
Posted by Lohan CH on Saturday, 10.1.11 @ 11:55am
Falco was different, was unique, was something else. I think that people who reject him haven't actually stopped to listen to his music or watch him perform. He was ahead of his time. You may like him or not but he was a gifted musician, a stylish character, a very talented man.
Posted by Laura on Wednesday, 10.12.11 @ 01:16am
Influence: Can't find much on this, I guess he was influential on the german music scene? 10
Posted by GFW on Sunday, 10.16.11 @ 09:48am
He is a legend! His music is so unique, his style.. - he had something special!
Posted by Butterfly on Sunday, 10.16.11 @ 12:10pm
Um, no. Not going to happen.
Posted by Mike on Monday, 10.17.11 @ 10:59am
Falco is the most underrated musican ever. Turn your brain ON!!!
Posted by Penny on Friday, 10.21.11 @ 10:11am
He is - and will always be brilliant! Through infinity and beyond, Falco is unmatched! RIP, my love!
Posted by Atraoviso on Tuesday, 11.1.11 @ 09:42am
It's hard to take your eyes off of him - there was something unique and so magnetic about him!
Posted by TheB on Tuesday, 11.8.11 @ 13:48pm
Back when pop stars used to have talent. Why cant we have falco, kurt and micheal jackson, instead of crap like katy perry or rihanna or crappy autotuned manafactured pop stars??
Posted by AngusT on Tuesday, 11.8.11 @ 13:54pm
To GFW: look at Wikipedia or at youtube! He had more influence to the pop world than you know!!
Posted by Lucy on Wednesday, 11.16.11 @ 11:48am
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Posted by Accurnduh on Thursday, 11.24.11 @ 13:45pm
I was 20 during the eighties - time passes so quick; miss you, Falco my hero
Posted by FrancePopGirl on Friday, 11.25.11 @ 12:50pm
Falco created in the 80´s with his TV-show "Helden von Heute" the first Longform-Video in german spoken popmusic.
Posted by Legacy on Friday, 12.9.11 @ 08:41am
I actually used to not be the biggest fan of the Austrian/German language. Just always seemed so different to me growin up. But boy,he has a way of makin a girl melt when he sing or talks!!
Posted by Linda32 on Saturday, 12.17.11 @ 07:43am
If he crossed over to the usa I think he would have been up there with Elvis Presley.
Posted by Mingo on Tuesday, 12.27.11 @ 13:29pm
He is number 4 of the top 10 European Artists of the 80´s, but... highly underrated!
Posted by Tremo on Tuesday, 01.24.12 @ 13:49pm
I agree! I get so annoyed when Falco is referred to a "one hit wonder" over here in the US, and yeah, Lady Gaga can only wish to be this talented, shocking, and groundbreaking.
Posted by AllanDanielle on Wednesday, 01.25.12 @ 13:36pm
right, what the hell did falco do that was so shocking?
Posted by GFW on Wednesday, 01.25.12 @ 15:47pm
I think his song Jeanny was meaned? ..a number one hit in numerous European countries. Several feminist associations called for a boycott of the song. Some TV and radio stations in Europe and Russia agreed and didn't play the song "for ethical reasons", while others just played it on their charts shows.
Posted by Lotus on Friday, 01.27.12 @ 13:57pm
I can't believe it's been over 13 years since his fatal car crash. I still remember it, and his funeral on Valentine's Day, quite clearly, it was shocking... I admired his unconventional style as a teenager, loved his music, and still live on some of his songs..
Posted by Ron on Monday, 02.27.12 @ 14:24pm
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Posted by septic on Tuesday, 03.27.12 @ 11:58am
Falco is THE definition of cool... in the 80´s and today - he had grate, awesome videoclips!
Posted by tomato on Monday, 04.16.12 @ 13:38pm
His style, specialy the way he was talking and playing with words and sounds was unique!!
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Posted by ñóìêè on Sunday, 04.22.12 @ 01:19am
Love him or hate him!! ..if we, his fans, want and could to give him at least one year of our lives, he would live long and well to delight us with his music and his voice unmatched.
Posted by Tom on Sunday, 04.22.12 @ 14:17pm
Who else makes music like him today? No one.
Posted by Carisi on Saturday, 05.12.12 @ 07:02am
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Posted by ALCOTHWAW on Thursday, 05.24.12 @ 20:11pm
Falco created in the 80´s with his TV-show "Helden von Heute" the first Longform-Video in german spoken popmusic. He was also the first continental popmusican who knew to use the signs of the international video-clip-culture for himself and formed with world-wide.
Posted by Time1975 on Wednesday, 05.30.12 @ 14:14pm
My favourite song is Garbo (heared on the radio last year in France).
Posted by Sarah G on Friday, 07.6.12 @ 07:32am
He had a HUGE influence on breaking foreign language artists through in america... As well as a massive influence overseas... Falco should be inducted (R.I.P.) such a talent gone too soon.
Posted by Michael on Tuesday, 05.13.14 @ 01:36am
Falco was a truly great artist. His Symphonic is magnificent, especially Monarchy Now and Dance Mephisto. what a performer! he flashed across the skies, blazing like a comet. he was truly one of a kind, His voice could be mocking, teasing caressing, slightly mad to very crazy, He was larger than life. when he performed, he was in total command. I wish he were still alive. He was such a great talent, but like many musical geniuses, totally self destructive. Falco, I will always love you. You were a True Superstar. I hope you and Mozart have good talks in heaven!
Posted by Bevvy on Saturday, 01.17.15 @ 09:50am
one of the greatest Austrian musicians of all times. Such talent! he was a bright comet that flashed across the sky, and gone to soon, RIP, Hans, You are immortal.--ans smooth as silk.
Posted by Bevvy on Thursday, 02.5.15 @ 12:57pm
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