An der Nordseeküste

Song written by De Reede, Mol, Ortel, Von Hill and Klaus Büchner.
The song was based on an Irish folk song called ‘The Wild Rover’, written in the 1600s.
The German text was added by Klaus Büchner from the German duo Klaus & Klaus, formed by Büchner with Klaus Baumgart.
When ‘An der Nordseeküste’ was released as a single in 1985, the duo, who had been working together since 1983, had their breakthrough in Germany, with over 250,000 copies sold.

Kim Wilde version

Kim Wilde and her band performed an acapella version of ‘An der Nordseeküste’ in the German TV programme ‘Die goldene Eins’, broadcast on 21 September 1992.