Xavier Naidoo is one of the most famous German singers — and one of the most successful as well. His third album “Telegramm für X” has already reached platinum status four times. His lyrics deal with society, his strong Christian beliefs, and love.Xavier Kurt Naidoo — born 2 October 1971 in Mannheim, Germany to a South African mother and Indian father — sings in German and occasionally in English. He is known for his soulful voice and has collaborated with several famous artists such as the Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA, Deborah Cox and 3-P’s Sabrina Setlur , along with Swiss artist Stress.
Xavier Kurt Naidoo (born October 2, 1971 in Mannheim, Germany) is a German singer and songwriter of mixed Tamil Indian South African descent, who sings in German and occasionally in English. He is known for his soulful voice and has collaborated with several famous artists such as the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA, Deborah Cox and 3-P's Sabrina Setlur, along with the Swiss artist Stress. Many of his lyrics show his deep Christian beliefs.
He sings in a number of styles, including soul, R&B and hip hop. His most famous releases include "Ich kenne nichts", "20,000 Meilen", "Soul on Fire", "Dieser Weg", "Danke" and "Sie sieht mich nicht", which was featured on the German release of the film soundtrack for Asterix. Naidoo's popularity has massively increased since he joined groups like Söhne Mannheims, and Brothers Keepers and the charity project Zeichen der Zeit in the early 2000s. The first Album was only released in the USA and is called "Seeing is believing", but he was most successful with the 1998 released album "Nicht von dieser Welt". It reached in #1 Germany, #5 in Austria and #12 in Switzerland. He gained major success with the 2002 released album "Zwischenspiel - Alles für den Herrn". The most successful album was released in 2005, entitled "Telegramm für X". The German singer is planning a new album called "Alles kann besser werden". It will be released in October 2009. It is rumoured that Dutch artist Chris Berens will provide the cover art for the album. Naidoo is a collector and friend of Berens.
…AIR’s strength is its consistently lyrical atmosphere. Describing the character of this basic atmosphere, terms such as ‘poetical, lyrical, melodic, personal, intimate, close, relaxed, tender, dreamy, sensual, acoustic, live’ come to mind… There are no floating, artificial synthesizer sound tapestries on AIR, everything was recorded live by exceptional musicians who do not care about acrobatic and garrulous virtuosity and know that you have to allow ample space for that mysterious tension to build up in the pauses between the notes…
If you are looking for a collection of romantic songs to be played while having a drive or a walk with your romantic interest or even by yourself, this is the one to have: issued by the European Sony/Bravo label, it focuses on the songs who were on the radio in the 80's. If you are a "son of the 80's" and enjoy music to awaken your contemplative and quietest side, buy it! While hard to find outside the US, it is worth having.
"My name is Christopher von Deylen - and I am Schiller." At some point during every Schiller concert, von Deylen speaks these ten words and the crowd goes wild. Schiller’s ethereal “global pop”, as his fans and the press have coined the style, gives the listener a feeling of floating in a dream world. Inspired by electronic classics such as Tangerine Dream, Kraftwerk, and Jean-Michel Jarre, von Deylen is known for creating visionary sounds that are way ahead of their time.
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