Jan Ulrich Max Vetter (born 27 October 1963 in Berlin, Germany), better known as Farin Urlaub, is a prolific German rock musician. He is best-known as a founding member, guitarist and vocalist of the German punk rock band Die Ärzte. He has also been a solo artist since 2001, touring with his live band, the Farin Urlaub Racing Team. His name Farin Urlaub is a pun on the German expression "Fahr in Urlaub!", which means "Go on vacation!", to refer to his love of traveling. He is also a pescetarian, a teetotaler, a non-smoker and a pacifist.
The Farin Urlaub Racing Team (abbreviated to "FURT") is the band with whom Vetter performs his solo work. So far, he has completed four tours with the band. He describes the difference between Die Ärzte and the Farin Urlaub Racing Team as follows: "With Die Ärzte, complete anarchy dominates on stage, whereas with the Racing Team you have an orchestra full of dynamite.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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