Tim Bendzko is a well known german artist
Here is one of his song's Am seidenen faden
Tim Bendzko (born April 9, 1985 in Berlin) is a German singer-songwriter. About national fame he achieved with his song only briefly to save the world and the winner of the Federal Vision Song Contest.
Life and work
Tim Benzdko was born in 1985 in Berlin-Kaulsdorf and grew up in the district of Köpenick. He attended a sports school and began to take an interest, especially for football. At first FC Union Berlin he moved up to the B-youth. By his own admission he ended his career as've primarily been the performance and not the fun of football in the foreground. In addition, Tim Bendzko suffered from an irreparable meniscus damage.
His musical career began at the age of 11 years with lessons on guitar, with 16 he wrote his first songs. After graduation, he began a study of Protestant theology and non-Christian religions the Free University of Berlin, he, however, ended after five semesters without a degree. Thereafter, he was for a time as auctioneer in the car trade.
2009 Tim Bendzko competed at the Talent competition sons wanted the Söhne Mannheims and won the place as a counterpart of Xavier Naidoo. Together with the Söhne Mannheims he played in 2009 in the Berlin forest stage in front of 20,000 spectators, a little later, he received a recording contract with Sony Music Entertainment. His musical breakthrough he reached in June 2011 with his debut album If words were my language, which debuted at number four in the German charts.
The single only briefly to save the world stayed 47 weeks in the charts and was later awarded Platinum status, as well as the album. One attested Bendzko he meet with his Soul Ballads "surprisingly a nerve of our time". He had a "soft, distinctive voice". For his achievements Tim Bendzko has been awarded numerous prizes, he received the 2011 Bambi in the category Newcomer and 1Live crown for best single. With the song If words were my language Tim Bendzko represented the Land of Berlin to the Federal Vision Song Contest.
He won the competition ahead of competitors such as Bosse feat. Anna Loos. In January 2012, his first major tour, which began in Offenbach am Main began. Previously, he was to see the opening act for Elton John and accompanied Joe Cocker on his tour of Hard Knocks. Tim Bendzko received the ECHO in the category of National Newcomer. He also represented Germany at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2012 for Best German Act. In May 2013, released his second album, Hanging by a thread with "gefühligem even sealed German Pop ".
Although the album Hanging by a thread in first place and the single eleventh place of the German charts, he has so far failed to match the commercial success of his first album, although it has since been certified platinum. The reviews of the work were mixed to critical from. In 2013 was followed by several more concerts, again among others in the Berlin forest stage. The meeting was a prelude of his second tour I can not stand still, the in the spring of 2014, through Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg.
In December of the same year he stopped his second album on twelve more songs and released it as a so-called Limited Re-Edition Hanging by a thread -.. sub the skin was produced mostly in the studio, but at home by its own account. It contained with Give A Little, the first English-language piece by Tim Bendzko, as well as contributions from other artists such as Xavas. The first single, Under the skin a duet with Cassandra Steen. Before the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014, he wrote to Maria Hoefl-Riesch wins the song, which is to be released after the games as a single.