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When director and Academy Award winner Xavier Koller contacted Kol Simch to have existing music material, songs by German author Kurt Tuholsky, re-arranged, they convinced him to let them compose new music to the old lyrics - a modern view of the still contemporary text material. Olivier Truan, David Klein and Michael Heitzler then wrote four songs for German actress and singer Jasmin Tabatabai. The English-singing vocalist then sung german songs: "Tamerlan", "Anna-Luise", "Sie zu ihm", and "Körperkultur", a premiere in her carreer. The cooperation with Tabatabai was a great experience for both sides, and the mixture of half German half Persian singer singing lyrics by a Jewish author over melodies written by Christian and Jewish musicians to be performed for a Nazi public in 1932 is a very special one, indeed...
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