Taco Ockerse

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Taco Ockerse
Birth nameTaco Ockerse
Also known asTaco
Born (1955-07-21) July 21, 1955 (age 65)
Jakarta, Indonesia
OriginHamburg, Germany
GenresNew wave, synth-pop
Occupation(s)Singer, actor, producer, composer, songwriter, scriptwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1979–present
LabelsPolydor, RCA Records

Taco Ockerse (born July 21, 1955), known mononymously as Taco, is an English-language Indonesian-Dutch New Wave singer from the song Puttin' On The Ritz in 1982.

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

  • 1982: After Eight (RCA Records)
  • 1984: Let's Face the Music (RCA Records)
  • 1985: Swing Classics: In the Mood of Glenn Miller (Polydor Records)
  • 1986: Tell Me That You Like It (Polydor Records)
  • 1987: Taco (Perle Records)
  • 2011: Timeless Love (DingDing Music)

Compilation albums[change | change source]

  • 1991: Puttin' On the Ritz - Best of Taco (BMG)
  • 2000: Best of Taco (BMG)

Singles[change | change source]

  • "Keiner Gewinnt" (1981), Polydor
  • "Träume Brauchen Zeit" (1981), Polydor
  • "Cheek To Cheek" (1982), RCA
  • "Puttin' On the Ritz" (1982), RCA
  • "Singin' in the Rain" (1982), RCA
  • "You Are My Lucky Star" (1982), RCA
  • "Superphysical Resurrection" / "Flash" (1983), RCA Victor
  • "Let's Face the Music (And Dance) (1984), RCA Victor
  • "Under My Tight Skin" (1984), RCA Victor
  • "Winchester Cathedral" (1984), RCA Victor
  • "Heartbreak City" (1985), Polydor
  • "You're My Answer to It All" (1986), Polydor
  • "Got to Be Your Lover" (1988), Pink
  • "Love Touch" (1989), Pink
  • "Lady of My Heart" (1990), Hansa Records
  • 4 Tracks EP (1990), Teldec
  • "Tico Tico" (1991), Polydor
  • "Puttin On the Ritz 2017" (2017), Hey!jazz

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