Falco

Falco BIOGRAPHY

Falco

Label(s): A&M Records
Recording Years: 1982-1986

Falco's recordings were only on A&M Records in the U.S. under a licensing agreement with the German label Gig.

By April 1986, "Rock Me Amadeus" sold about 800,000 copies and the album sold about 650,000 copies in the United States.

Falco won the first Austrian Record Prize. The prize was open only to Austrian artists, composers or producers who released recordings during 1985.

SOURCES:
Falco to Make U.S. Visit: More Video Also Planned. Billboard, April 12, 1986.
Falco Winds Top Honors in New Austrian Awards. Billboard, July 19, 1986.

PLAYERS IN THE BAND
Johann Holzel
   Born: Feb 19, 1957      Died: Feb 06, 1998
   Instrument(s): vocals


Falco PHOTOS

Falco DISCOGRAPHY

FORMAT KEY LEGEND

FORMAT KEY
  1 = long playing vinyl album
  2 = compact disc
  3 = VHS video tape
  4 = cassette tape
  5 = Digital Compact Cassette
  7 = 7-inch vinyl single
  8 = 8-track tape
  9 = Longbox cassette
  0 = open reel tape
12 = 12-inch single
PS = picture sleeve
TS = cassette single
MT = mastertone/ringback

Falco U.S. Album Discography

TITLELABELSTOCK NO.RELEASED
EinzelhaftA&M RecordsSP 49511983
Falco 3A&M RecordsSP 51051986
Young Romans (Junge Roemer)A&M RecordsSP 49931984

Falco U.S. Singles and E.P. Discography

TITLE:LABEL:STOCK NO.:RELEASED:
Der Kommissar/Auf Der Flucht/Helden Von HeuteA&M RecordsSP 120531982
Der Kommissar/Heiden Von HeuteA&M Records25321982
Jeanny/Manner Des WestensA&M Records28511985
Jeanny/Manner Des WestensA&M RecordsSP 121911985
Junge RoemerA&M RecordsSP 121071984
On the Run (Auf der Flucht)/Maschine BrenntA&M RecordsSP 120631982
Rock Me AmadeusA&M Records28211986
Rock Me Amadeus/Urban TropicalA&M RecordsSP 121501985
Rock Me Amadeus/Vienna CallingA&M RecordsAM 86680000
Rock Me Amadeus/Vienna CallingA&M RecordsSP 121701985
Vienna Calling/Midnight Train To ViennaA&M RecordsSP 121821985
Vienna Calling/Tango the NightA&M Records28321986

Falco U.S. Song List

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Der Kommissar/Auf Der Flucht/Helden Von Heute1982SP 12053
Der Kommissar
Auf Der Flught
Helden Von Heute

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Der Kommissar/Heiden Von Heute19822532
Der Kommissar
Heiden Von Heute

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Einzelhaft1983SP 4951
Hinter Uns Die Sintflut
Einzelhaft
Auf Der Flucht
Ganz Wien
Der Kommissar
Helden Von Heute
Maschine Brennt
Nie Mehr Schule
Zuviel Hitze
Siebzehn Jahr

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Falco 31986SP 5105
Rock Me Amadeus
America
Tango the Night
Munich Girls (Looking For Love)
Jeanny
Vienna Calling
Manner Des Westens--Any Kind Of Land
Nothin' Sweeter Than Arabia
Macho Macho
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Jeanny/Manner Des Westens19852851
Jeanny
Jeanny
Manner Des Westens

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Jeanny/Manner Des Westens1985SP 12191
Jeanny
Jeanny (English Version, Special Radio Edit)
Manner Des Westens--Any Kind Of Land (Wilde Bube Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Junge Roemer1984SP 12107
Junge Roemer (Young Romans) (Specially Remixed Version)
Junge Roemer (Young Romans) (Dub Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
On the Run (Auf der Flucht)/Maschine Brennt1982SP 12063
On the Run (Auf Der Flucht)
Maschine Brennt

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Rock Me Amadeus19862821
Rock Me Amadeus
Rock Me Amadeus

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Rock Me Amadeus/Urban Tropical1985SP 12150
Rock Me Amadeus (Salieri Version)
Urban Tropical (Extended Version)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Rock Me Amadeus/Vienna Calling1985SP 12170
Rock Me Amadeus (The American Edit)
Vienna Calling
Vienna Calling (The "Vienna Girls" Sax Mix Max)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Rock Me Amadeus/Vienna Calling0AM 8668
Rock Me Amadeus
Vienna Calling

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Vienna Calling/Midnight Train To Vienna1985SP 12182
Vienna Calling (The Tourist Version)
Vienna Calling (The New 36 Edit/Mix)
Midnight Train To Vienna (the Mean Wien Mix)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Vienna Calling/Tango the Night19862832
Vienna Calling
Tango in the Night

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Young Romans (Junge Roemer)1984SP 4993
Junge Roemer
Tut-Ench-Amon
Brillantin' Brutal
Ihre Tochter
No Answer
Nur Mit Dir
Hoch Wie Nie
Steuermann
Kann Es Liebe Sein


Falco MUSIC CHARTS

Falco on Record Charts

US ALBUMS
TITLESTOCK NO.CHART NAMEPEAK
EinzelhaftSP 4951Billboard Pop64
Falco 3SP 5105Billboard Pop3
SP 5105Billboard R&B18
US SINGLES & EPs
TITLESTOCK NO.CHART NAMEPEAK
Rock Me Amadeus2821Billboard Pop1
2821Billboard R&B6
Vienna Calling/Tango the Night2832Billboard Pop18