Wind of Change’, featured on the Scorpions’ eleventh studio album, Crazy World (1990), served as a soundtrack to the Revolutions of 1989 and is inextricably linked to the end of the Cold War, the Fall of the Berlin Wall and eventually the reunification of East and West Germany.
Released in 1991, the single became a worldwide smash hit, topping the charts in Germany and across Europe. Wind of Change climbed to number four on the Billboard 200 and number two in the UK, giving the Scorpions – then 25 years into their career – their biggest hit to date. With estimated sales of 14 million copies sold worldwide, Wind of Change is one of the best-selling singles in history.
Box set includes:
- 12” LP & CD
- 84-page hardcover book with story written by Dr. Edgar Klüsener, former Editor-in-Chief of Metal Hammer and close confidant of the band
- Rare and exclusive photographs by Didi Zill, band photographer during that period
- Interview with Klaus Meine
- Material from Klaus Meine’s private archive
- Vocal and piano arrangement
- Wind of Change (Crazy World Version)
- Wind of Change (Scorpions & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Version)
- Ветер перемен (Russian Version)
- Viento de Cambio (Spanish Version)
- Wind of Change (Unreleased Demo Version by Klaus Meine)