M i c h a e l   C r e t u
RELATED ARTISTS

Information about other artists for whom Michael Cretu participated as songwriter, musician, arranger and/or producer, "related artists" as:

A la Carte Angel Avenue Boney M. Peter Cornelius
Dee D. Jackson Andru Donalds Ebony Engine Family Affair
Fantastic Fantasy Freiheit Helmut Frey Goombay Dance Band Hubert KaH
Inker & Hamilton Peter Kent Daliah Lavi Jenny Lean Kurt Maloo
Mary & Gordy Mireille Mathieu Melissa Nicki Tommi Ohrner
Mike Oldfield Peter Pranzas Isetta Preston Maggie Reilly Richard Rigan
Rosanna Peter Schilling Scool Severine Franz Trojan
Juliane Werding Young Love and others...

A LA CARTE

A La Carte

Michael Cretu contributed to the project of the popular girl-trio ´A La Carte´ on the following songs:

- In The Summer Sun Of Greece (music & text; M. Cretu/ K. van Haaren)
- Wanted (Jean Le Voleur) (music & text; A. Martin-Krause/K. van Haaren/ M. Cretu)

DISCOGRAPHY

  • In The Summer Sun Of Greece/ Cubatao
    7": Coconut   104 263
    April 1982 GER
 
 
  • In The Summer Sun Of Greece/ Cubatao
    7": Coconut   104 263-100
    April 1982 GER
 
 
  • Ahe Tamoure /Wanted (Jean Le Voleur)
    7": Coconut &nsbp; 104 569-100
    July 1982 GER
 
 
  • Best Of
    CD: BMG/Ariola Express   74321 71238 2
    1999 GER
    16 tracks: You Get Me On The Run '99 * Doctor Doctor '99 * Morning Sunbird * Do Wah Diddy Diddy '99 * River Blue * Ring Me Honey '99 * When The Boys Come Home '99 * Viva Torero * Try A Little Tenderness * Have You Forgotten * Dong Dong Diki Diki Dong '99 * Jimmy Gimme Reggae * Ahe Tamoure '99 * Wanted (Jean Le Voleur) * In The Summersun Of Greece * The Hit Mix
    Remark: Track 14 & 15, Music by Michael Cretu

AVENUE

Avenue

Michael Cretu produced together with Armand Volker the record ´Imagination´ from the duo Avenue.

DISCOGRAPHY

  • Imagination/ Imagination (instrumental version)
    7": Ariola   108 302-100
    12" Ariola   608 302-213
    1985 GER

ANDRU DONALDS

Andru Donalds

When Michael listened to his voice he immediatly wanted him for his next Enigma IV project. Before the release of the Enigma CD though came from Michael the Andru Donalds album "Snowin´ Under My Skin". From this album was the hit-song from the band "Air Supply" titled "All Out Of Love" the single-release.

  • All Out Of Love
    5"sCD: Virgin   7243 8 96080 2 1
    1999 GER, 2 tracks:
    1. All Out Of Love (radio edit) 4:00
    2. All Out Of Love (dance radio mix) 3:59
 
 
  • All Out Of Love
    5"sCD: Virgin   7243 895731 2 1
    1999 GER, 4 tracks:
    1. All Out Of Love (radio edit) 4:00
    2. All Out Of Love (dance radio mix) 3:59
    3. All Out Of Love (slow ambient mix) 4:18
    4. All Out Of Love (ambient club mix) 6:23
 
 
  • Simple Obsession
    5"sCD: Virgin   7243 896223 2 4
    1999 GER, 7 tracks:
    1. Simple Obsession (radio edit) 3:58
    2. Simple Obsession (deep cutz club mix) 4:34
    3. Simple Obsession (summer breeze club mix) 6:07
    4. Simple Obsession (elvissa dub vocal mix) 7:18
    5. Simple Obsession (pop 2 pop mix) 3:50
    6. Simple Obsession (deep cutz radio edit) 3:35
    7. Simple Obsession (summer breeze radio edit) 4:23
 
 
  • Simple Obsession
    5"sCD: Virgin   VGP 000262
    1999 GER, 1 track promo:
    1. Simple Obsession 3:58
 
 
  • Snown´n Under My Skin
    CD: Virgin   7243 8 47634 2 8
    1999 GER, 10 tracks:
    1. Simple Obsession 4:07/ 2. Waiting For The Hurricane 4:45/ 3. All Out Of Love 4:10/ 4. Just For One Day 3:28/ 5. Lovelight In Your Eyes 5:47/ 6. Holdin´ On To You 3:41/ 7. Without A Sound 3:34/ 8. Power Of The Loser 4:16/ 9. Dream On 3:38/ 10. Snowin´ Under My Skin 8:39.
     
    Remark: Produced, performed and engineerd by Michael Cretu
 
 
  • Precious Little Diamond
    5"sCD: Virgin   7243 8 96933 2 4
    2000 GER, 4 track:
    1. Precious Little Diamond (radio edit) 3:47
    2. Precious Little Diamond (ATB Airplay Remix 3:39
    3. Lovelight In Your Eyes 4:12
    4. Precious Little Diamond (ATB Club Remix) 5:34
 
 
  • (I'm Not Your) One Night Lover
    5"sCD: Virgin   7243 8 97189 0 4
    2000 GER, 4 tracks:
    1. (I'm Not Your) One Night Lover (radio edit) 3:42
    2. (I'm Not Your) One Night Lover (cafe di mare mix) 7:15
    3. (I'm Not Your) One Night Lover (brisa-sol mix) 3:32
    4. (I'm Not Your) One Night Lover (cafe di mare (radio version)) 3:32
    remark: tr2,3,4 remixed by Peter Ries & W. Filz
 
 
  • Hurts To Be In Love
    5"sCD: Virgin   7243 8 97370 2 8
    12 feb 2001 GER, 3 track:
    1. Hurts To Be In Lover
    2. Muddy Water
    3. Send Me A Sign
 
 
  • Let´s Talk About It
    CD: Virgin   7243 8 50652 2 24
    12 feb 2001 GER, 12 tracks:
    1.Let´s Talk About It 4:14/ 2. What Kind Of Girl 3:07/ 3. (I'm not your) One Night Lover 3:43/ 4. Hurts To Be In Love 3:31/ 5. My Place Is Here 4:38/ 6. Words Unspoken 3:43/ 7. Someday... 5:00/ 8. The Way I Am 4:08/ 9. Muddy Water 4:32/ 10. Send Me A Sign 3:46/ 11. Living For Tomorrow 4:56/ 12. Virtual World 4:03.
     
    Remark: Produced, performed and engineerd by Michael Cretu and Jens Gad, Sitar on track 6 and 11 played by Peter Cornelius

DEE D. JACKSON  

Dee Dee Jackson

For the German discostar of the eighties Dee Dee Jackson, Michael Cretu and Frank Peter(son) made this 1988 re-release of her ´old´ hitsingle "Automatic Lover".

  • Automatic Lover
    5"CD-single: Jupiter   887 807-2
    12"Maxi-single (vinyl): Jupiter   887 807-1
    Released: 1988, 2tracks:
    1.(A) Automatic Love (long version) 6:52
    2.(B) Automatic Love (club-mix) 6:41
    Remark: Produced and recorded by Michael Cretu & Frank Peter

EBONY

Ebony

Michael Cretu did in 1980 the arrangment and the production for this record from Ebony.

  • Everything Will Turn out Fine/ Natural Sinner
    7": EMI Electrola   1C 006-45 950
    1980 GER
     
    Remark: Arr. & prod. by Michael Cretu

ENGINE

Engine

Michael Cretu worked in 1979 on a 70's dance version of the hit from the Crazy World Of Arthur Brown called "Fire". Performed by act called ´Engine´ (Arrangements Michael Cretu). On the B-side of the single is the song "Sold My Soul" by Michael Cretu/ Dylon Cross/ GiselaBurau.

  • Fire!/ Sold My Soul
    7": Polydor   2042 150
    1979 GER
     
    Remark: Arr. / music by Michael Cretu

FAMILY AFFAIR

Family Affair

Michael Cretu wrote in 1981 the song "Silverboat" and did the arrangments for both songs on the single from the group "Family Affair". The production was done by Jürgen Hofius.

- Silverboat (music & text; M. Cretu/ D. Dunhill/M. Dash/T. Cajee)
- Christina Mainwood (music & text; M. Cretu/ D. Dunhill/M. Dash/T. Cajee)

  • Silverboat/ Judgement Day
    7": Bellaphon   100-01-010
    1981 GER
     
    Remark: Music & Arr. by Michael Cretu
  • Christina Mainwood/ Christina Mainwood
    7": Bellaphon   100-03-010
    mrt-1982 GER
     
    Remark: Music & Arr. by Michael Cretu

FANTASTIC FANTASY

Fantastic Fantasy

Michael Cretu started the year 1980 with a arrangment and conducted the B-Side from the record "If I Could Fly" titled "Purple" from the group "Fantastic Fantasy". The production was done by Marc Daniels who also co-writed both songs.

- Purple (arranged & conducted by Michael Cretu)

  • If I Could Fly/ Purple
    7": Ariola   101811-100
    Jan. 1980 GER
     
    Remark: B-side Arr. & cond. by Michael Cretu

HELMUT FREY

Helmut Frey

Textwriter and producer Helmut Frey (for many artists such as Nicki) went to Michael Cretu to arrange his song "Nachts hör Ich Dich Manchmal Weinen".

  • Nachts hör Ich Dich Manchmal Weinen/ Tränen
    7": EMI Electrola   1C006-46 698
    1983 GER
     
    Remark: Arranged by Michael Cretu

GOOMBAY DANCE BAND

Goombay Dance Band

The in 1981 released album from the "Goombay Dance Band" with the hitsingle ´Seven Tears´ titled ´Holiday In Paradise´ contains 12 songs, 8 of them are arranged by Michael Cretu.
One of those 8 songs ´Marrakesh´ has also been written and composed by Michael Cretu with Michael Kunze.

- LP Holiday In Paradise song arranged & conducted by Michael Cretu
Marrakesh .
- LP Holiday In Paradise songs arranged by Michael Cretu
Marrakesh, Ave Maria No Morro, Long Time Ago, Reggae Nights, The Magician, Indio Boy, Lovely Island, I´ll Be Home .

  • Christmas At Sea/ Ave Maria No Moro
    7"-Single (vinyl): CBS   A 1824
    1981 GER
     
    Remark: B-side, arranged by Michael Cretu
   
  • Holiday In Paradise
    LP (vinyl): CBS   85151
    1981 GER
     
    Remark: 8 songs arranged incl. 1 composed by Michael Cretu
   
  • Sun Of Jamaica
    CD: Trend   156.065
    19?? Austria
     
    Tracks: Sun Of Jamaica * Marrakesh * Montezuma * Reggae Nights * The Magician * Seven Tears * Indio Boy * I Will Return * Long Time Ago * Lovely Land * Ave Maria No Morro * I'll Be Home * Cherokee * My Bonnie
   
  • Sun Of Jamaica
    CD: Columbia/Sony   462454 2
    1995 GER
     
    Tracks: Sun of Jamaica * Seven Tears * Island Of Dreams * Eldorado * Rain * Child Of The Sun * Aloha-Oe, Until We Meet Again * My Bonnie * Robinson Crusoe * Santorini Goodbye * If You Ever Fall In Love * Ave Maria No Morro * Fly Flamingo * Caribbean Dreams * Lovely Land * Born To Win * Paradise Of Joy * Isle Of Atlantis * Marrakesh * Reggae Nights

PETER KENT

Peter Kent

The carreer of Peter Kent launched with the huge hitsucces "Its A Real Good Feeling". Which is one of the many songs Michael arranged for Peter Kent.
Produced by Harold Steinhauer.

Songs Michael also co-wrote for Peter Kent were:

- B7 On The Jukebox (music; P. Kent/ M. Cretu, lyrics: P. Kent)
- Non Stop Magic (music & text; H. Steinhauer/ M. Cretu/ R. Palmer-James)
- For You (music & text; M. Cretu/ R. Palmer-James)

  • Stop ´N´ Go/ B7 On The Jukebox
    7": EMI Electrola   1C 006-46 340
    1981 GER
     
    Remark: Arr. by Michael Cretu
  • This Is My Symphony/ Feel Like Dyin´
    7"-Single (vinyl): EMI Electrola   1C 006-46 451
    1981 GER
     
    Remark: Arr. by Michael Cretu
  • Take A Ride On The Peace Train/ Non Stop Magic
    7"-Single (vinyl): EMI Electrola   1C 006-46 568
    1982 GER
     
    Remark: Arr. by Michael Cretu
  • The Price Of Love/ For You
    7"-Single (vinyl): EMI Electrola   1C 006-46 672
    1982 GER
     
    Remark: Music & Arr. by Michael Cretu
  • Premium GOLD Collection
    CD EMI 7243 5 24629 2 6
    2000 GER
     
    tracks: It's A Real Good Feeling * Hold The Line * Carrie * This Is My Symphony * Mexican Moon * You're All I Need * For Your Love * Take A Ride On The Peace Train * The Price Of Love * Heart On Fire * Holiday In Capri * Stop 'n' Go * Solo Por Ti (single version) with Luisa Fernandez * Y Tu with Luisa Fernandez * Quizas, Quizas, Quizas with Luisa Fernandez * Non Stop Magic

Daliah Lavi

Daliah Lavi

The music for Daliah Lavi´s song "Nur Wenn Ich Lache, Tut´s Noch Weh" has been written by Michael Cretu !! The text for this song came from the hand of Michael Kunze.

  • Nur Wenn Ich Lache, Tut's Noch Weh/ Der Junge Doktor
    7"-Single (vinyl): EMI   1C 006 14 7037 7
    1985 GER
    Remark: A-side; music written by Michael Cretu
 
  • Gold Collection
    CD: EMI   CDP 538 7 90062 2
    1988 GER
    Remark: CD, track 16; Nur Wenn Ich Lache, Tut´s Noch Weh

Jenny Lean

Jenny Lean

The 1982 Jenny Lean song "Martinique Cherie" got arranged by Michael Cretu.

  • Martinique Cherie/ Angel Of Love
    7"-Single (vinyl): Aladin/CBS   ALA A 2028
    1982 GER
    Remark: A-side, Arranged by Michael Cretu

MARY & GORDY

Mary & Gordy

They were the most famous transvestite clown duo of Germany. Gordy (Reiner Kohler) died in 1995 from cancer.
December 1983 came the movie "Mary & Gordy auf dem Lande". From this movie came the album "Meistens Ist Gar Nichts Dahinter" and the single "Es Ist Nicht Leicht Ein Clown Zu Sein".

Michael Cretu co-wrote the songs from the single:

- Es ist nicht leicht ein Clown zu sein (music; Harold Steinhauer/ Michael Cretu/ text; Kurt Herta)
- Vom festen Grundsatz zum lockeren Mädchen (music; Michael Cretu/ Harold Steinhauer/ text; Kurt Herta)
and:
- Was st schon dran an einem Mann (music; Michael Cretu/ Harold Steinhauer/ text; Kurt Herta)
- Mir fehlen noch einige Streicheleinheiten (music; Harold Steinhauer/ Michael Cretu/ text; Kurt Herta)

  • Es Ist Nicht Leicht Ein Clown Zu Sein/ Vom festen Grundsatz zum lockeren Maedchen
    7"-Single (vinyl): EMI Electrola   1C006 1653967
    1983 GER
   
  • Meistens Ist Gar Nichts Dahinter
    LP: EMI Electrola   1C066 1655341
    1983 GER
    tracks A-side: Es ist nicht leicht, ein Clown zu sein * Tolle Frau der Tingel-Tangel-Show * Hello Dolly * When You Smile * If I Had A Million Dollars
    tracks B-side: Was ist schon dran an einem Mann * Vom festen Grundsatz zum lockeren Mädchen * Mir fehlen noch einige Streicheleinheiten * Der Blinddarm * Meistens Ist Gar Nicht Dahinter

MIREILLE MATHIEU

Mireille Mathieu

You will proberly wonder what has Michael Cretu and Mireille Mathieu in common?
Well you may belief it or not but Mireille Mathieu has recorded a single from the hand of  Michael Cretu titled "Vai Colomba Blanca". It is a german langual song from the begin 80´s and is 3 min. and 51 sec. long. The music is from Michael Cretu the lyrics are from the well known German song writer Michael Kunze.

The song has also been rereleased on the compilation CD "Die Welt Ist Schön, Milord".

  • Via Colomba Blanca/ Tu Es Aus Liebe
    7"-Single (vinyl): Ariola   104 888-100
    1982 GER

  • Star Collection: "Die Welt Ist Schön, Milord"
    CD: Ariola 297 003-200
    1991 GER
    Remark: CD, track 2; Via Colomba Blanca

KURT MALOO

Kurt Maloo

Michael Cretu and Jens Gad worked together on the song "The Captain Of Her Heart" from Kurt Maloo. The song is also released on the Kurt's album "Soul & Echo".
Jens did the arrangments and programming while Michael Cretu was responsable for the production.

DISCOGRAPHY

  • The Captain Of Her Heart
    5"single-CD: Sony   MBO 662 440 2
    1995 GER, 4 tracks:
    1. The Captain Of Her Heart (radio version) 3:58
    2. The Captain Of Her Heart (steady groove mix) 3:45
    3. The Captain Of Her Heart (club mix) 4:27
    4. The Captain Of Her Heart (unplugged version) 3:56
     
    Remark: Produced by Michael Cretu
 
 
  • Soul & Echo
    CD: Mambo   480592 2
    1995 GER, 11 tracks:
    1. Young King 4:24/ 2. The Captain Of Your Heart 4:37/ 3. Man In Love 4:07/ 4. You Echo Inside Of Me 3:56/ 5. Transformation 4:00/ 6. Jealousy 4:11/ 7. Diving For Your Pearls 3:37/ 8. Afraid Of The Darkness 5:16/ 9. Reality 4:02/ 10. The Baby´s Sleepin´ 4:26/ 11. Remorse 4:16
     
    Remark: track 2; produced by Michael Cretu

Melissa

Melissa

The 1981 Melissa song "Be My Doctor In Love Affairs" got arranged by Michael Cretu.
Written by D.Dunhill, M. Dash and J. Ellenson and produced by PUK for WOOLF-Productions

  • Be My Doctor In Love Affairs/ Dont Be A Fool
    7"-Single (vinyl): Aladin   ALA A 1689
    1981 GER
    Remark: A-side, Arranged by Michael Cretu

NICKI

Nicki

The 1st singles from the German singer Doris Hirda by a idea from SANDRA given the artist name of "Nicky" were produced by Michael Cretu.
The 1985 CD "Servus Nicki" has the contribution from Michael Cretu on keyboards !
The album is also produced by Michael Cretu together with Harold Steinhauer.

  • Servus Nicki
    CD: Virgin   610 661-225
    1985 GER, 10 tracks:
    1. I Wär Am Liabsten Mit Dir Ganz Alloa 3:22/ 2. S´Paradies Hob I Heit Verlorn 3:07/ 3. Die Mamma Liebt Mi Sehr 2:14/ 4. Pass Auf Dei Herzerl Auf 3:13/ 5. Weil I Immer No An Engerl Glaub 3:49/ 6. Warum Schaust Du Mi Ned O 3:17/ 7. Des Hat Scho No Zeit 3:05/ 8. So A Wunder 4:04/ 9. I Denk An Di 3:07/ 10. Servus, Mach´s Guat 3:20.

From this album are also the following singles released:

  • Servus, Mach's Gut/ I Ko Halt Ohne Di Net Sei
    7"-Single (vinyl): Virgin   105 562-100
    1983 GER
  • So A Wunder/ I Derf Net Dro Denga
    7"-Single (vinyl): Virgin   106 399-100
    1984 GER
  • Warum Schaust Du Mi Ned O/ Des Hat Scho No Zeit
    7"-Single (vinyl): Virgin   107 200-100
    1985 GER
  • I Wär Am Liabsten Mit Dir Ganz Alloa/ Die Mamma Liebt Mi Sehr
    7"-Single (vinyl): Virgin   107 474-100
    1985 GER
see also: Hubert KaH general information

TOMMI OHRNER

Tommi Ohrner (actor)

The movie "Die Unglaublichen Abentuer des Guru Jakob" stars besides Tommi Ohrner the wellknown actor Zachi Noy and the even so popular and much talked about beautiful actress Sonja Martin.
The single taken from the 1983 summer movie has been arranged by Michael Cretu.
Produced by Harold Steinhauer.

  • Nochmal Schwein Gehabt/ Dr. Rap
    7": EMI Electrola   1C 006-46 777
    1983 GER
     
    Remark: Arr. by Michael Cretu

MIKE OLDFIELD

Mike Oldfield

On the 1987 CD "Islands" from the world famous performer Mike Oldfield there is one track he co-produced together with Michael Cretu !
Its the 6th track of the album titled "The Time Has Come". Its a "Enya"-like song with vocals by Anita Hegerland.
Michael Cretu is not credited anywhere else in the booklet then by the track listing.
The title track of the album by the way is sang by Bonnie Tyler.

  • Islands
    CD: Virgin   CDV2466 (0777 7 86427 2 5)
    1987 GER

PETER PRANZAS

Peter Pranzas

Michael Cretu did co-write in 1982 the song "California" for Peter Pranzas.

- California (music & text;P. Pranzas/ E. Kirchkastner/ M. Cretu)

The copy of the record we found from this German singer came from Yugoslavia (!):

  • California/ Baby Oh My Baby
    7"-Single (vinyl): Suzy   USD SP-1194
    1982 Yugoslavia
     
    Remark: A-Side co-written by Michael Cretu

ISETTA PRESTON

Isetta Preston

In 1980 coming from the wings of Michael Cretu he co-wrote the songs, arranged and produced them for "Isetta Preston".

- Woman Behind The Man (music & text;School Mountain/ Cretu/ Franken)
- I Will B There (music & text; Cretu/ Howell)

  • Woman Behind The Man/ I Will B There
    7"-Single (vinyl): EMI Electrola   1C 006-46 065
    1980 GER
     
    Remark: Arr. & prod. by Michael Cretu

MAGGIE REILLY

Maggie Reilly

Maggie Reilly famous of her hits by Mike Oldfield has also found the qualities of Michael Cretu and Hubert (KaH) Kemmler. For her album Midnight Sun she used the track Every Single Heartbeat (music by Michael Cretu, lyrics from Hubert (KaH) Kemmler). A song which sounds about 99% like te biggest Inker & Hamilton hit Dancing Into Danger.
Also on the album is a track from the Hubert KaH album Sound Of My Heart and the name of Maggie´s album Midnight Sun. A song which got a new life in the interpretation by Maggie Reilly with her typical very nice voice.

  • Midnight Sun
    CD: EMI   7243 8 27351 2 0
    1993 GER
  • Every Single Heartbeat(seven inch edit)/ (radio edit)/ (album version)/ Wind On The Water
    5"single-CD: EMI   7243 8 81063 2 0
    1993 GER
  • Follow The Midnight Sun(album version)/ Don´t Wanna Lose
    5"single-CD(2track): EMI   7243 8 80879 2 6
    1993 GER

Also a good CD in the same style is Maggie´s Echoes. This album contains a song by Stefan Zauner from Freiheit (Münchener Freiheit) titled You´ll Never Lose. The best track from the album is for sure Everytime We Touch present in the album version (4´02) and the long version (7´18).

RICHARD RIGAN

Richard Rigan

Michael Cretu did in 1983 the arrangment of the song "Stark War Ich Nur Neben Dir" from Richard Rigan.
Produced by Harold Steinhauer.

  • Stark War Ich Nur Neben Dir/ Ich Muss Sie Wiederseh´n
    7": EMI Electrola   1C 006-46 708
    1983 GER
    Remark: A-Side arranged by Michael Cretu

ROSANNA

Rosanna

Harold Steinhauer, Robert Jung and Michael Cretu teamed up to write the debut-single "Ich möchte Dich doch nicht verlieren" for Rosanna. Producer Robert Jung wrote the lyrics and the music by Harold Steinhauer and Michael Cretu.
Rosanna comes from Westerwald in Germany and was at this time 21 years old. Released by Meridian/Mambo Musikverl.
Produced by Joachim Neubauer and Robert Jung.

  • Ich möchte Dich doch nicht verlieren/ Gib Mir Noch Zeit
    7": Teldec   6.14223AC
    198? GER
    Remark: Song A-side co-written by Michael Cretu

PETER SCHILLING

Peter Schilling

Peter Schilling born on Jan 28th 1956 in Stuttgart, Germany had in 1982 a worldhit with the song "Major Tom". Luck was again on his side in 1989 when he recorded with Hubert Kemmler the song "the Different Story". Hubert thought this song would be ideal for Michael Cretu so they went to him to produce it !

  • The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)
    7"-Single (vinyl): WEA   247 972-7
    1988 GER
    A. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) 3:54
    B. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) (Instrumental version)3:48
     
    Remark: English vinyl single YZ411 has on backcover "Peter Schilling" and a barcode where the German single has only "Schilling".
 
 
  • The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)
    3"-singleCD in 5"-package: WEA   247 971-2
    1988 GER, 3 tracks:
    1. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) - Long Version 6:40
    2. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) - Single-version 3:54
    3. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) - Instrumental 3:48
     
    Remark: produced by Michael Cretu
 
 
  • The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)
    3"-singleCD in 3"-package: WEA   247 971-2
    1988 GER, 3 tracks:
    1. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) - Long Version 6:40
    2. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) - Single-version 3:54
    3. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) - Instrumental 3:48
     
 
 
  • The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)
    3"-singleCD, packed in tie-box: Elektra   69307-2
    1989 USA, 2 tracks:
    1. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) - Single Version 3:49
    2. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime) - Instrumental Version 3:47
     
 
 
  • The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)
    CD: Elektra   9 60863-2
    1989 USA, 9 tracks:
    1. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)/ 2. Major Tom (Coming Home)/ 3. The Noah Plan/ 4. City Of Night (Berlin)/ 5. Lone Survivor/ 6. Terra Titanic (Lost To The Sea)/ 7. Zone 804/ 8. The Hurricane (Hammers On The Shore)/ 9. (Let´s Play) U.S.A.
     
    Remark: track 1. produced by Michael Cretu
 
 
  • The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)
    CD: WEA   2292-44904-2
    1992 GER, 9 tracks:
    1. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)/ 2. Major Tom (Coming Home)/ 3. The Noah Plan/ 4. City Of Night (Berlin)/ 5. Lone Survivor/ 6. Terra Titanic (Lost To The Sea)/ 7. Zone 804/ 8. The Hurricane (Hammers On The Shore)/ 9.(Let´s Play) U.S.A.
     
    Remark: track 1. produced by Michael Cretu
 
 
  • Von Anfang An... Bis Jetzt. Das ultimativ Beste von
    CD: WEA   3984-29210-2
    1999 GER, 15 tracks:
    1. Major Tom/ 2. Terra Titanic/ 3. Die Wüste Lebt (radio version)/ 4. Fehler Im System/ 5. The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime)/ 6. Hurricane)/ 7. ...Dann Trügt Der Schein/ 8. Ich Hab´ Keine Lust/ 9. Ich Kann Nicht Länger Warten/ 10. Ich Vermisse Dich/ 11. Ein Paar Tage Weg Von Dir/ 12. Zug Um Zug/ 13. Bild Der Dunkelheit/ 14. Neue Wege/ 15. Hinter Dir (bonus track)
     
    Remark: track 5. produced by Michael Cretu

SCOOL

S C O O L

The four girls from Scool were winners of the rollerskating contest in the famous German STAR-CLUB (Hamburg). Their first single titled "Roll Baby Roll" was arranged by Michael Cretu. He also wrote the music for the A and B-side:

- Roll Baby Roll (music; Michael Cretu/ text; Michael Th, Omilian)
- Downtown lights (music; Michael Cretu/ text; Michael Th, Omilian)

  • Roll Baby Roll/ Downtown lights
    7": Telefunken   6.12679
    1980 GER
    Remark: Arranged & music written by Michael Cretu

Severine

Severine

A La Carte sung "In The Summer Sun Of Greece" a song that got a German translation for Severine into "So ein Sommersonnentag" by Michael Kunze. The music of the song comes from Michael Cretu & K. van Haaren.
Severine we know very well as she made about 11 albums and 50 singles and got 'worldfamous' after winning the eurovision songcontest in 1971 for Monaco with "Un Banc, Un Abre, Une Rue".

  • So ein Sommersonnentag/ Ich will einen Mann mit Zärtlichkeit
    7": Ariola   104 496-100
    198? GER
    Remark: A-side, music written by Michael Cretu

Franz Trojan

Franz Trojan

For the solo single from the drummer from the german NDW band " Spider Murphy Gang" they went to Michael Cretu to do the arrangments. This instrumental song was writter by Harold Steinhauer and Franz Trojan himself. The production was in hands of Harold Steinhauer & Armand Volker.

  • Zorro Reitet Wieder part 1/ Zorro Reitet Wieder part II
    7": Electrola   1C006 1468217
    1983 GER
    Remark: Arranged by Michael Cretu

JULIANE WERDING

Juliane Werding

In 1984 Michael Cretu arranged with Mats Björklund the album "Ohne Angst" from Juliane Werding. He also played the keyboards. With Juliane he wrote the song "Komm Wir Fliegen" where the lyrics where created by Juliane Werding and the music by Michael Cretu.

  • nacht Voll Schatten (Moonlight Shadow)/ Komm Wir Fliegen
    7": WEA   24-9701-7
    1983 GER
     
    Remark: B-side music written by Michael Cretu
   
  • Ohne Angst
    CD: WEA   2292-40534-2
    1984 GER (CD released: 1987 GER)
     
    Remark: Co-arranged & keyboards played by Michael Cretu
see also: Hubert KaH general information

YOUNG LOVE

Young Love

Michael Cretu did in 1979 the arrangment and co-produced with Michael Th. Omilian the song "Baby I´m Right" from the girl-trio "Young Love".

  • Baby I´m Right/ Put It Back Together
    7": Polydor   2042 065
    1979 GER
     
    Remark: A-Side arr. & co-prod. by Michael Cretu


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