Neele Ternes (born 1980) is a German pop musician. She became famous as a singer of the song 'Dad' from the Edeka commercial of "Coming Home".
Neele Ternes originates from Oldenburg and she has lived in Berlin since 2015. Her father Norbert Ternes is a violinist and concertmaster among others at the State Theater in Oldenburg. She learned to play piano in her childhood age and she completed a music degree in jazz singing / vocal pedagogy in Bremen.
Neele went to Hamburg, where she worked at a music school as a singing teacher.
In addition, she worked as a studio singer for various artists. Among other things, she published in 2003 the single 'Whatever' with Phunk Nouveaux and a project with DJs Azzido Da Bass. She also wrote songs for Annett Louisan, Ivy Quainoo and Conchita Wurst.
In the end of 2015 Florian Lakenmacher was commissioned by its Hamburg production company Supreme Music, the music for a commercial the company Edeka to write. The movie titled 'Heimkommen' is about a father or grandfather who spends Christmas often alone until he succeeds with a trick, bringing together his children and grandchildren to celebrate together. Ternes was asked to sing the song called Dad. The spot was released in late November on the internet and after she proved to be very successful, the whole song was published on December 11, 2015, as a commercial download. Then Dad succeeded as hit and entered high in the German single charts.