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Matthias Reim Biography, Career, Albums

Matthias Reim Biography

Matthias Reim is a German singer-songwriter, born on 26 November 1957 in Korbach, Hessen. He grew up in Homberg. His father was the director of the gymnasium in Homberg. After receiving his Abitur, he began his undergraduate studies in the German and English languages as well as Germanistic and Anglistic literatures in Göttingen. This took 18 terms – this is above average, as he spent its time predominantly in the music studio and not in the lecture-room.

Matthias Reim  Career

Matthias Reim composes, writes lyrics, mixes and plays songs himself. The music to some songs comes from the German composer and music producer Christoph Brüx (Hamburg), for example Das erste Mal (The first time). He composed for many other performers such as Bernhard Brink, Roberto Blanco, Jürgen Drews and Tina York. His first own LPs with his bands Fallen Dice and Fair Tax did not bring commercial success.

Reim’s first – and largest – hit came out in 1990 – called “Verdammt, Ich lieb’ dich” (“Damn, I love you”). The single sold 2.5 million copies world-wide and was at the top of the pops of German charts for 16 weeks – between 18 May and 6 September – since 1971 no other single stood longer without interruption at place one but Matthias Reim shares this record with Boney M. The first album Reim was released soon after. Until 1999, he had published nine further albums with Polydor. His LP Zauberland was also released in an English-language version in Canada – there called Wonderland.

Matthias Reim Photo

Matthias Reim Photo

Matthias Reim  Albums

  1. 1990: Reim
  2. 1991: Reim 2
  3. 1993: Sabotage
  4. 1994: Zauberland
  5. 1995: Wonderland (Zauberland in Canada)
  6. 1995: Alles Klar
  7. 1997: Reim 3
  8. 1998: Sensationell
  9. 1999: 10 Jahre intensiv
  10. 2000: Wolkenreiter
  11. 2002: Morgenrot
  12. 2003: Reim
  13. 2004: Déjà Vu
  14. 2005: Unverwundbar
  15. 2006: Die Fan-Edition
  16. 2007: Männer sind Krieger
  17. 2010: Sieben Leben
  18. 2011: Sieben Leben Live 2011
  19. 2013: Unendlich
  20. 2014: Die Leichtigkeit des Seins
  21. 2016: Phoenix

Matthias Reim Songs

  1. Verdammt ich lieb’ dich
  2. Ich hab geträumt von dir
  3. Du Idiot
  4. Du bist mein Glück
  5. Einsamer Stern
  6. Das Lied
  7. Ich hab’ mich so auf dich gefreut
  8. Hallo, ich möcht’ gern wissen wie’s dir geht
  9. Doch da war mehr
  10. Idiot 2011
  11. Wenn du gehen willst, mußt du…
  12. Wer nie durch Scherben ging
  13. Du hast mir den Kopf verdreht
  14. Was ist nur los?
  15. Die Leichtigkeit des Seins
  16. Im Himmel geht es weiter
  17. Allein allein
  18. Letzte Weihnacht
  19. Du wirst es immer sein
  20. Erinnere dich
  21. Gib uns nicht auf
  22. Liebst du mich noch?
  23. Wie man liebt
  24. Verdammt für alle Zeit
  25. Ich liebe dich
  26. Sowieso
  27. Männer sind Krieger
  28. Wolkenreiter
  29. Vergiss es
  30. Alles was ich will
  31. Verdammt ich lieb dich immer noch
  32. Ist schon gut so

Matthias Reim Video

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