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Early vitality

Van Velzen was born in Delft, The Netherlands. His father was a musician, and had a big effect on him as a child. On his sixth birthday, his mother's existing was a drum kit. The young Van Velzen was actively implicated in separate bands at school and wrote music for the annual Christmas melodious. He went on to application Creative Communications at the Inholland College of Applied Sciences in Rotterdam, and won the Heineken Student Music Award in 1999 with his band The Goldfish.

He went on to play with Crazy Pianos and during a onion at the GelreDome, he met his running director, Ruud H. Vinke. Between 2002 and 2005, he was portion of the improv theatre cluster Op Sterk Water, with whom he performed twice at the Lowlands Festival.

In early 2005, VanVelzen was introduced to Dutch music producers Holger Schwedt, Nando Eweg and John Ewbank, and they determined to initiate working on an album.

Career

2006-2007: Breakthrough and Unwind

VanVelzen's leading one, "Baby Get Higher", was a conceal of songwriter David Sneddon's 2003 one, and peaked at #17 on the Dutch Top 40 and the poem was also a big radio airplay smite.

His second one, "Burn" was released in January 2007 and was a apex 10 smite in The Netherlands. His debut album, Unwind, followed shortly afterwards on 16 March and was a phenomenal total-circular smite, debuting at number one on the Dutch charts and remained in the charts for over a year. It won separate awards, including the 3FM Award for Best Newcomer, and Best Album at the 2007 TMF Awards.

There were two more singles from the album; "Deep" and "Shine A Little Light" were twain released in May 2007.

2008-2009: Take Me In and Hear Me Out

VanVelzen went on to occupy a vend-eviscerate bound in The Netherlands in 2008 and introduced fans to his novel one, "When Summer Ends". The poem, which was released in January 2008, VanVelzen wrote with John Ewbank, was the question poem for the summer movie Summer Heat and is VanVelzen's highest chart smite to date, peaking at #6. The poem was nominated for an Edison Award in 2009.

Aside from his occupy bound, VanVelzen opened for different big acts throughout 2008, including Kelly Clarkson at the Heineken Music Hall and Bon Jovi at the Amsterdam ArenA, as rightly as separate smaller festivals throughout the Netherlands. That year, 3FM gave him the assign for Best Live Act.

Towards the end of 2008, separate German radio stations began to choose up on VanVelzen's music, specially "Baby Get Higher", which was used for a TV commercial and peaked at #30 on the German airplay charts. He recorded a novel video especially for the German market at the end of 2008.

2009 saw the free of the second one from the forthcoming second album. "On My Way" was released on 15 January 2009 and peaked at #29. The second album was released in two parts; Take Me In was released in May and Hear Me Out followed in September. The two-portion was eventually certified Gold in 2010. "Love Song" became the third one from the album and was a enormous summer smite in the Netherlands that year.

In the autumn of 2009, DJ Armin van Buuren remixed and released "Broken Tonight", one of the songs from the novel album, and the mark became a smite in separate countries outside of the Netherlands, including making #18 in the United States' Hot Dance Chart.

2010-2011: "The Voice of Holland"

In 2010, VanVelzen was invited to be a impartiality on The Voice of Holland, a novel phraseology of genius exhibit with 'Blind Auditions', where the judges hear the tone of the artist without seeing their face, a concept that was reflection up by VanVelzen himself. VanVelzen went on to mentor the 2010 winner, Ben Saunders. VanVelzen returned for the second and third period. After that, VanVelzen announced he would not be returning for the fourth period in 2013.

Towards the end of 2010, VanVelzen embarked on a 34-date Hear Me Out theatre bound of the Netherlands, and sold eviscerate every venue.

On 3 March, VanVelzen accepted the prestigious Dutch music assign, the Golden Harp, for his donation to Dutch popmusic, befitting one of one 42 artists to always occupy done so.

In May, VanVelzen released the leading one from his forthcoming album named "Too Good To Lose".

2012–existing: The Rush Of Life

In 2012, the album The Rush of Life was released, and three further singles followed: "The Rush of Life", "Cross Your Heart" and "Sing Sing Sing". VanVelzen and band took the album eviscerate on the highway during a 50+ date theatre bound (including a reprise bound) in 2012 and 2013, and frequently played in front of a sold-eviscerate throng.

In November 2013, a novel one "The Blessed Days" was released, as the inscription mark to the Dutch fabulous comedy movie Soof. The video to the poem is a re-create of Billy Ocean's "When The Going Gets Tough" and features the main characters of the movie, including choreographer Dan Karaty. The video won the 100% NL TV AWARD for 'best video of the year 2013'.

Personal vitality

VanVelzen married his girlfriend Marloes on 1 January 2011. On his Twitter narration, he claimed the espousals occurred in the leading diminutive of the novel year. They had their leading son in February 2012, and a second in April 2013.

Discography

VanVelzen

Albums

Year Album Peak position Dutch Album Top 100 Flemish Ultratop 200 2007 Unwind 1 2009 Take Me In 8 Hear Me Out 9 2010 Chasing the Sun 79 2012 The Rush of Life 4 2015 Call It Luck 13

Singles

Year Single Album Peak position Dutch Top 40 Dutch Top 100 2006 "Baby Get Higher" Unwind 17 26 "Burn" 7 14 2007 "Deep" 17 42 "Shine A Little Light" 46 72 2008 "When Summer Ends" Hear Me Out 6 6 2009 "On My Way" Take Me In 29 16 "Love Song" 20 9 "Other Side Of Me" Hear Me Out 44 8 "Broken Tonight" 33 63 2010 "Take Me In" Take Me In 25 68 2011 "Too Good To Lose" The Rush Of Life 42 45 2012 "The Rush Of Life" 26 16 "Cross Your Heart" 47 50

Early vitality

Van Velzen was born in Delft, The Netherlands. His father was a musician, and had a big effect on him as a child. On his sixth birthday, his mother's existing was a drum kit. The young Van Velzen was actively implicated in separate bands at school and wrote music for the annual Christmas melodious. He went on to application Creative Communications at the Inholland College of Applied Sciences in Rotterdam, and won the Heineken Student Music Award in 1999 with his band The Goldfish.

He went on to play with Crazy Pianos and during a onion at the GelreDome, he met his running director, Ruud H. Vinke. Between 2002 and 2005, he was portion of the improv theatre cluster Op Sterk Water, with whom he performed twice at the Lowlands Festival.

In early 2005, VanVelzen was introduced to Dutch music producers Holger Schwedt, Nando Eweg and John Ewbank, and they determined to initiate working on an album.

Career

2006-2007: Breakthrough and Unwind

VanVelzen's leading one, "Baby Get Higher", was a conceal of songwriter David Sneddon's 2003 one, and peaked at #17 on the Dutch Top 40 and the poem was also a big radio airplay smite.

His second one, "Burn" was released in January 2007 and was a apex 10 smite in The Netherlands. His debut album, Unwind, followed shortly afterwards on 16 March and was a phenomenal total-circular smite, debuting at number one on the Dutch charts and remained in the charts for over a year. It won separate awards, including the 3FM Award for Best Newcomer, and Best Album at the 2007 TMF Awards.

There were two more singles from the album; "Deep" and "Shine A Little Light" were twain released in May 2007.

2008-2009: Take Me In and Hear Me Out

VanVelzen went on to occupy a vend-eviscerate bound in The Netherlands in 2008 and introduced fans to his novel one, "When Summer Ends". The poem, which was released in January 2008, VanVelzen wrote with John Ewbank, was the question poem for the summer movie Summer Heat and is VanVelzen's highest chart smite to date, peaking at #6. The poem was nominated for an Edison Award in 2009.

Aside from his occupy bound, VanVelzen opened for different big acts throughout 2008, including Kelly Clarkson at the Heineken Music Hall and Bon Jovi at the Amsterdam ArenA, as rightly as separate smaller festivals throughout the Netherlands. That year, 3FM gave him the assign for Best Live Act.

Towards the end of 2008, separate German radio stations began to choose up on VanVelzen's music, specially "Baby Get Higher", which was used for a TV commercial and peaked at #30 on the German airplay charts. He recorded a novel video especially for the German market at the end of 2008.

2009 saw the free of the second one from the forthcoming second album. "On My Way" was released on 15 January 2009 and peaked at #29. The second album was released in two parts; Take Me In was released in May and Hear Me Out followed in September. The two-portion was eventually certified Gold in 2010. "Love Song" became the third one from the album and was a enormous summer smite in the Netherlands that year.

In the autumn of 2009, DJ Armin van Buuren remixed and released "Broken Tonight", one of the songs from the novel album, and the mark became a smite in separate countries outside of the Netherlands, including making #18 in the United States' Hot Dance Chart.

2010-2011: "The Voice of Holland"

In 2010, VanVelzen was invited to be a impartiality on The Voice of Holland, a novel phraseology of genius exhibit with 'Blind Auditions', where the judges hear the tone of the artist without seeing their face, a concept that was reflection up by VanVelzen himself. VanVelzen went on to mentor the 2010 winner, Ben Saunders. VanVelzen returned for the second and third period. After that, VanVelzen announced he would not be returning for the fourth period in 2013.

Towards the end of 2010, VanVelzen embarked on a 34-date Hear Me Out theatre bound of the Netherlands, and sold eviscerate every venue.

On 3 March, VanVelzen accepted the prestigious Dutch music assign, the Golden Harp, for his donation to Dutch popmusic, befitting one of one 42 artists to always occupy done so.

In May, VanVelzen released the leading one from his forthcoming album named "Too Good To Lose".

2012–existing: The Rush Of Life

In 2012, the album The Rush of Life was released, and three further singles followed: "The Rush of Life", "Cross Your Heart" and "Sing Sing Sing". VanVelzen and band took the album eviscerate on the highway during a 50+ date theatre bound (including a reprise bound) in 2012 and 2013, and frequently played in front of a sold-eviscerate throng.

In November 2013, a novel one "The Blessed Days" was released, as the inscription mark to the Dutch fabulous comedy movie Soof. The video to the poem is a re-create of Billy Ocean's "When The Going Gets Tough" and features the main characters of the movie, including choreographer Dan Karaty. The video won the 100% NL TV AWARD for 'best video of the year 2013'.

Personal vitality

VanVelzen married his girlfriend Marloes on 1 January 2011. On his Twitter narration, he claimed the espousals occurred in the leading diminutive of the novel year. They had their leading son in February 2012, and a second in April 2013.

Discography

VanVelzen

Albums

Year Album Peak position Dutch Album Top 100 Flemish Ultratop 200 2007 Unwind 1 2009 Take Me In 8 Hear Me Out 9 2010 Chasing the Sun 79 2012 The Rush of Life 4 2015 Call It Luck 13

Singles

Year Single Album Peak position Dutch Top 40 Dutch Top 100 2006 "Baby Get Higher" Unwind 17 26 "Burn" 7 14 2007 "Deep" 17 42 "Shine A Little Light" 46 72 2008 "When Summer Ends" Hear Me Out 6 6 2009 "On My Way" Take Me In 29 16 "Love Song" 20 9 "Other Side Of Me" Hear Me Out 44 8 "Broken Tonight" 33 63 2010 "Take Me In" Take Me In 25 68 2011 "Too Good To Lose" The Rush Of Life 42 45 2012 "The Rush Of Life" 26 16 "Cross Your Heart" 47 50


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