Der Kommissar (song) - Cover Versions and Tributes

Cover Versions and Tributes

  • After the Fire recorded a 1982 English-language translation of "Der Kommissar" which was a Top 5 hit in the U.S.
  • Laura Branigan's "Deep in the Dark" from Branigan 2 is a 1983 English-language song written over the melody and hooks of Falco and Ponger's "Der Kommissar"
  • The Squids recorded a punk rock version of "Der Kommissar" in 1996 and titled it "Don't Turn Around".
  • Dale Bozzio, the lead singer of Missing Persons recorded "Der Kommissar" in 2007 for her solo project.
  • Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung
  • Gimme 5
  • Lajos Túri's Hungarian cover "A felügyelő"
  • Matthew Gonder recorded an English-language translation of "Der Kommissar" also in 1982, as well as a French version.
  • Trent Reznor's first band Option 30
  • Suzy Andrews; X Records, 1982 Produced by Peter Hauke, Distributed by Rocshire Records
  • Brazilian band Comunidade Nin-jitsu made a parody of the song, called "Rap do Trago".
  • Finnish industrial metal band Itä-Saksa (translates East Germany) made cover that can be found from their last album Man the Machines (2000).

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