German Dance & Hands-Up act.
Groove Coverage is a dance and pop band from Ingolstadt, Germany. It was formed in the summer of 2001. The Groove Coverage project consists of Axel Konrad and DJ Novus. The lead singer is named Mell, with a back-up singer named Verena. They have had hits around the world, especially in Europe. They have produced popular remixes of several songs, including "Love is an Angel" by Sylver, "Come With Me" by Special D., and "Love Song" by DJ Cosmo Meets Digital Rockers.
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Groove Coverage is a German Euro-trance band. The Groove Coverage project consists of Axel Konrad, DJ Novus, Melanie Munch, better known as Mell (lead singer), and Verena Rehm (former stage performer, backing singer, occasional lead singer). The band has had hits around the world, especially in Germany, and have had radio play in North America, notably with the song, "Poison". They have produced popular remixes of several songs, including "Love is an Angel" by Sylver, "Come With Me" by Special D, and "Ass Up!" by Baracuda. Producers of the band are Ole Wierk and Lou Bega, who rarely write lyrics.
Groove Coverage has published three official albums in Germany, Covergirl (2002), 7 Years and 50 Days (2004) and 21st Century (2006). They have also published a Best Of album (2005), and a special Canadian SPG Music release entitled Groove Coverage, which includes their greatest hits in Canada. In the United States, they have an album called Groove Coverage: Greatest Hits.
Several of the band's songs have been cover versions, or reimagined conversions of other songs. Groove Coverage released a cover version of Mike Oldfield's "Moonlight Shadow", as well as a dance cover of Alice Cooper's "Poison". "She" is based on the german christmas song "Stern über Betlehem" (engl.: Star Over Bethlehem) by Alfred Hans Zoller. On their most recent album, 21st Century, they released a version of Bad Religion's "21st Century Digital Boy", titled "21st Century Digital Girl". This used the same basic format of the previous version, but changed the lyrics to reflect the difference in the eponymous subject of the song (referring to things like breast implants and botox injections).
The group released three singles prior to their most recent album 21st Century: