from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Purwien (own spelling PURWIEN or purwien) is a synth pop band with German-language lyrics around Christian Purwien, who sang at Second Decay until 2002 . Other permanent members are the musicians and producers Steffen Neuhaus and Marcel Schlepp.

Originally Purwien was Christian Purwien's sole project, but quickly developed into a real band of the three musicians. The band is still seen in reviews as a solo project by Christian Purwien. The first single Alle Fehler with Joachim Witt was released in early 2007 and stayed in the German Alternative Charts (DAC) for over six weeks . The debut album, EINS , was supplemented with a guest appearance by Andreas Fröhlich , who recorded four short audio texts for it.

Christian Purwien later decided to produce a new music album together with musician and writer Thomas Kowa (e.g. Remexan - the man without sleep or Redux - the awakening of the children ). For this they flew to Ibiza together to start working on the new CD - they wrote down the experiences and experiences during their stay on the party island and published them in the summer of 2017 in the humorous novel Pommes! Porn! Pop star! . At the same time, the new album Zwei was released .

Motivated by the positive response to their first novel, the two wrote the sequel Vegas, Vidi, Non Vici . Musically, both continued their collaboration and produced the triple music album DREI as part of the follow-up novel .

Christian Purwien and Thomas Kowa's further musical and literary journey together took them to Tarajalejo (Fuerteventura) and Hong Kong; there new songs were created for the album VIER as well as episodes for her third novel Tausche Ehe minus against friendship plus .


  • 2007: Alle Fehler (with Joachim Witt , single ; major records )
  • 2007: EINS ( Album , Major Records)
  • 2007: So Kalt (Single, Major Records)
  • 2017: You (as PURWIEN & KOWA, single, SPV (company) )
  • 2017: Zwei (as PURWIEN & KOWA, album , SPV (company) )
  • 2018: DREI (Vegas / 80s / Disko) (as PURWIEN + KOWA, triple album , ZWEI Records)
  • 2020: Die Liebe tanzt (as PURWIEN & KOWA, single ; ZWEI Records)
  • 2020: VIER (as PURWIEN & KOWA, album , ZWEI Records)


  • French fries! Porn! Pop star! , Digital Publishers, 2017
  • Vegas, vidi, non vici , Digital Publishers, 2018
  • Swap marriage minus for friendship plus , will be released in autumn 2020

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Purwien on majorrecords.de .
  2. Review by Eins on soundmag.de ( memento of the original from April 3, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.soundmag.de
  3. ^ [1] Press release of the digital publisher dp from May 31, 2016
  4. [2] Information according to the official website of PURWIEN & KOWA, accessed on June 19, 2020