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Bettina Köster

Bettina Köster was first played on NTS on 3 November 2017. Songs played include Grab Me.

Bettina Köster (born 15 June 1959 in Herford) is a German musician, saxophonist, composer, singer, songwriter and producer.

Köster and Gudrun Gut started the Indie band Malaria!. Malaria! gained international recognition with their song "Kaltes Klares Wasser", they performed at the New Yorker Studio 54 and Mudd Club. Malaria! toured with Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Birthday Party among others. As a lyricist Köster influenced succeeding girl bands, such as Chicks On Speed, who released a cover version of Malaria!'s 1981 Hit "Kaltes Klares Wasser".

Köster lived in New York…

Grab Me
Bettina Koester
Asinella Records2009
Grab Me
Bettina KoesterAsinella Records2009