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Studio album by Peter Fox
Released 26 September 2008 (2008-09-26)
Recorded 2007–2008
Length 43:25 (standard edition)
Label Warner
  • Fox
  • The Krauts
Singles from Stadtaffe
  1. "Alles neu"
    Released: 15 August 2008
  2. "Haus am See"
    Released: 18 October 2008
  3. "Schwarz zu Blau"
    Released: 5 February 2009
  4. "Stadtaffe"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Laut.de4/5 stars[2]

Stadtaffe (English: "urban ape") is the first solo album by German musician Peter Fox. Released 26 September 2008, the standard version contains twelve tracks, four of which have been released as singles. Fox performed the Single "Schwarz zu Blau" at the Bundesvision Song Contest 2009 in Potsdam while representing Berlin, and won, becoming the first person to win the contest twice (his first win coming in 2006 as a member of the band Seeed). The album was certified 6× Platin for shipping 1.2 million copies in Germany[3] and is the 3rd most downloaded album of all time there,[4] selling 100,000 copies just due to downloads.[5]

Chart performance[edit]

"Stadtaffe" entered the German Albums Chart at #4 and reached its peak position #1, which it reached on 4 non-consecutive occasions. It managed to stay in the Top Ten for a total of 41 weeks and it stayed in the Top 50 for 92 weeks.[6]

Track listing[edit]

1."Alles neu"Pierre Baigorry, David ConenBaigorry, Conen, Dmitri Shostakovich, Vincent von Schlippenbach4:18
2."Schwarz zu Blau"Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach3:36
3."Haus am See"Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach, Ruth-Maria Renner3:36
4."Kopf verloren"Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach, Grace Risch3:22
5."Das zweite Gesicht"Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach3:53
6."Der letzte Tag"Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach, Risch3:43
7."Ich Steine, du Steine"Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach, Risch, Renner3:17
8."Lok auf 2 Beinen"Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach3:44
9."Stadtaffe"Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach3:40
10."Fieber" (feat. K.I.Z.)Baigorry, Conen, Nico Seyfried, Tarek Ebéné, Maxi BrünerBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach4:14
11."Schüttel deinen Speck"Baigorry, Conen, Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur FreedBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach, Brown, Freed2:51
12."Zucker" (feat. Vanessa Mason)Baigorry, ConenBaigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach, Renner3:17
13."Shostakovitchovitch" (bonus track) Baigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach4:14
14."Saint Tropez" (bonus track) Baigorry, Conen, Von Schlippenbach, Renner3:36

The song "Alles neu" with its violin riff from Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 was sampled by both Plan B (Ill Manors) and Raffy L'z.



Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[20] 2× Platinum 40,000*
Germany (BVMI)[3] 11× Gold 1,100,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[21] Gold 15,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone


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  2. ^ Alexander Cordas. "Peter Fox - "Stadtaffe" (CD-Kritik)". (in German). Laut AG. Retrieved 2009-07-10. 
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  4. ^ "Adele stellt Download-Rekord auf". Media Control (in German). 30 November 2011. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
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  13. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts (2008)". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved April 6, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Jahreshitparade Alben 2009". Hung Medien (Ö3 Austria Top 40). Retrieved April 6, 2017. 
  15. ^ "JAAROVERZICHTEN - Album 2009". Hung Medien (MegaCharts). Retrieved April 6, 2017. 
  16. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts (2009)". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved April 6, 2017. 
  17. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2009". Hung Medien (Schweizer Hitparade). Retrieved April 6, 2017. 
  18. ^ "Jahreshitparade Alben 2010". Hung Medien (Ö3 Austria Top 40). Retrieved April 6, 2017. 
  19. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts (2010)". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved April 6, 2017. 
  20. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Peter Fox – Stadtaffe" (in German). IFPI Austria.  Enter Peter Fox in the field Interpret. Enter Stadtaffe in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  21. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Peter Fox; 'Stadtaffe')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. 

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