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It's not my favorite even on that album' date=' Klavier and Alter Mann are probably the two I'd pick. I used to have tons of fun dancing to it at the goth club, though... :D[/quote'] You're the first person I've known other than myself who considers Alter Mann a favorite. One of my best friends IRL, whose favorite band is actually Rammstein, doesn't like it and thinks it's filler.
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Rosenrot and the newest one both have a couple of songs I love, that I'd consider some of their best material, but I can't enjoy either album as a whole. Alter Mann is one of my favorites from them on any album. The melody is awesome. But I've always liked that side of their writing best - Seemann, Klavier, Nebel, Morgenstern, Wo Bist Du, etc, I'd take those over some of the more "energetic" tunes any day.

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Rosenrot and the newest one both have a couple of songs I love' date=' that I'd consider some of their best material, but I can't enjoy either album as a whole. Alter Mann is one of my favorites from them on any album. The melody is awesome. But I've always liked that side of their writing best - Seemann, Klavier, Nebel, Morgenstern, Wo Bist Du, etc, I'd take those over some of the more "energetic" tunes any day.[/quote'] Rosenrot I felt was a misstep and the LIFAD was a return to form. And I like both sides of their style pretty well. I'm a fan of a lot of the more energetic tracks as well.
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Hmm, both albums seemed to have a high proportion of filler to me. What I really like about Rammstein is their melodic sense and Till's delivery. A lot of the melodies on their later stuff sound pretty uninspired to me. They've always had songs I don't really dig, like Kuss Mich or Feuer Frei or Los, but they're on otherwise good albums and I just let them play.

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Saw them live with American Head Charge in support back in the the early noughties.  Absolutely blown away by the performance above any real musical appeal.  There was a very eclectic audience from memory with a few with glow sticks dancing towards the back.  American Head Charge were alright too from memory.

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Rammstein are not what they used to be anymore. Not for 16 years anyway. They were at their best from the beginning up until 2004. The two albums after that suck a lot and the 2019 album which is basically like a solo career of their frontman and is even worse. It's not even metal anymore, much less "industrial". I heard some of the most famous songs of the 2019 album on YouTube (the ones that had "official video" in the title) and it felt like I was listening Britney Spears with a male vocal which made me feel sick, I was gonna puke.

I've put together their best work in this playlist and that's all I keep listening to sometimes. Somehow I don't believe they will ever release anything as good as the 2004 album or better. All artists have this... permanent moment, so to speak, where they simply can't outrival themselves and only keep releasing crap after crap that sounds more like meant to take your money but not to have you enjoy it. Such an example is Thyrfing, comparing "De Odeslosa" with the rest of their albums before it and Rammstein's case ain't any different than that.

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