Klaus Nomi – Simple Man


Simple Man is the second album by German countertenor Klaus Nomi, released on 23 November 1982 by RCA. It was also the last album of original material to be released during Nomi’s lifetime.

The album consists of a mix of opera and pop music, songs by Renaissance composer John Dowland and excerpts from Baroque composer Henry Purcell‘s Dido and Aeneas juxtaposed with “Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead” from The Wizard of Oz and Marlene Dietrich‘s “Falling in Love Again“.