White Rose Transmission started in 1995 as a collaboration between Carlo van putten (vocalist of The Convent and Dead Guitars) and Adrian Borland (The Sound). The name is inspired from two different things, the story of Hans and Sophie Scholl, two members of the german anti-nazi organisation "Die Weiße Rose" (The White Rose). They dropped anti-nazi propaganda flyers at several universities in Germany during the second world war. Both were executed by the nazi's. That's how the first part of the name came about. Secondly It was Borland's idea to add the word 'Transmission'.
"We keep transmitting; hope you are receiving".Many other artist participated in the following albums including Mark Burgess (ex Chameleons,The Sun and The Moon, Bird) Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls) Marty Wilson Piper ( The Church, All About Eve) Yves Altana (guitarist for Bird and The Sons Of God). The first self-titled release is filled with back to back tracks where each one is stronger then the one that procedes it. The shining star of the album is 'Silver Age', where the vocals and orchestration omit a yearning and a suffering beauty all accompanied by incredible lyrics .
White Rose Transmission (1995) +Indigo+
In Your Hands
Street of Flowers
Thorn of a Rose
The Silver age
The Hell Of It
Kugel der einsamkeit