The Real Story
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On our first
world tour in 1983, in a small and untidy backstage room in Osaka.
has been taken by Hashimi Yamamoto after a 2-hours gig in front of a crowd
of 7.000 people.
One of Andy's
most unknown works was a portrait of our female singer Kaath in 1985.
of this very limited edition of 350 prints reach art market prices of about
US$ 20.000.- these days...
Charity Ball, London 1987
Lady Di has
a little chat with our singer Ra.
can always be seen on posh festive occasions as long as there are drinks
for free... Although Sir Ra didn't seem that much amazed by the Princess'
dress, we all think that she was a nice bird anyway.
and intimate relationship to Diana made it very hard for The Schopenhauers
attract the Queen's merciful attention at all. Only with a trick and a
little bit of folklore costumes we happily received the Royal Handshake
in a rotten tent near Ulaan Bator while sitting on dusty ground smelling
of dried camel shit and worn-out clothes... - Thank you, Queeny!
without a Crown"
Just to give
you an example of our press life, here's a magazine cover of the STERN
(1994) where our singer Kaath is called the "Queen without a Crown".
story goes on about how The Schopenhauers have become a mega band all over
the world and on how a German band could ever achieve such a major success
worldwide by not properly playing any instruments at all...
we never told our "secret of success" to those sleazy press blokes...