Originally recorded in German, the song is about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, his popularity and his debts.
Recorded by an artist who like Mozart began as a child musical prodigy in Vienna. Classically trained he studied at the Vienna Music Conservatory.
For a short time, Falco move to Germany to sing in a jazz-rock band. When he returned to Vienna he became the bass player in an Austrian hard rock-punk rock band and then a space disco group.
With his solo release “Rock Me Amadeus”, Falco became the first German-speaking artist to be credited with a number-one single in all mainstream US pop singles charts
Falco with “Rock Me Amadeus”