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|Number of songs: 1 | Total weeks on charts: 109 |
Appearing in a total number of: 6 charts | Total period running: 291 days
Bittersweet longing and painfully beautiful melodies, Joris writes music that is hopelessly hopeful. His voice is incredibly expressive and emotional: times loud and raspy, then again fragile and gentle.
He combined the English sound with a strong German lyrics. "I see myself as a storyteller and music as an agent for my stories that I myself have experienced or inspire me."
His feet on the ground, head in the clouds - Joris combines the highest contrast in one person: "I'm an emotional person and then totally intellectualises again." He misses the warmth in winter and in summer the snow. The origins probably lie with his parents, who could not be more different:
The father works as a pediatrician around the clock and has little to do with music, he has Joris the ambition and the love of work. "I'm now very like him, and throw myself also available 24/7 in the work."
The mother brings the musical element, she plays flute and sings in the choir. From her Joris has also received a large dose of empathy and a good sense of emotions along the way.
"I still have so much to say, however, I find no words
I just want to go home and it carries me far away "
Joris is in the country home. In Stuhr near Bremen born and raised in Vlotho at Bielefeld. Vlotho is (included neighboring communities!) A small town of just 20,000 inhabitants. It has beautiful half-timbered houses, small mountains and above all lots of trees. When he talks about his childhood his eyes light up: "As the whole world was full of imagination."
With 5 years the music came into his life. His parents gave him for Christmas drums: "I was crying with happiness for the first time, I remember that. This is still the best Christmas present I've ever received. "
Two years later, "learned" Joris piano playing against the uncle. "I was never prepared, never learned notes, but I loved it when he improvised and played me something. As the notes lying dead on paper that sparked Intuitive suddenly a fire in me "It was not long until Joris discovered composing for himself.:
"I did my first song actually written for Emma Watson! I was totally in love with her. I even considered how I can send it to her. "Joris is at the time only 11 years old and has all vocabulary books together wanted to write his first text in English so Emma can understand him. "I also remember where the text is lying on my piano at home." He says, amused. "Since I collect all my sketches. I would actually dig out again ... "
Since he found no way he was going to send her the song give him at least at the annual Christmas concert for the best. The music teacher tried it charming: "Wait a minute, dear one more year. Then it will sound better. "It was probably the voice break ...
"If I do not make music, I make music"
After graduation he moved Joris only far away from home. He studied two semesters sound and music production at the University of Popular Arts in Berlin before continuing drove him to the Pop Academy Baden-Württemberg in Mannheim. Here he could have fun and live musical talent. He wrote songs, lyrics and gradually learned to know after his full band.
He also worked as a backline for other bands and experienced huge concerts in the most amazing venues with a great audience and fantastic live bands. "I've since learned to sow much, but if you're always just stand on the side of the stage and bring the guitars up, which is on course duration incredibly frustrating."
Since February 2014 Joris was in Berlin in the studio working with producers Ingo Politz, Mic Schröder and his band on his first album. For all especially: one has answered today's digital world set completely on analog sound and create a very earthy and rugged sound in the garments of Joris voice feels particularly comfortable. In the spring of 2015, there will be finally over.
Joris's actual age is somewhere in the middle. It's extraordinary how much the man has it: He sings, plays guitar, piano, drums, writes lyrics, composes and produces even himself with. Joris just knows exactly what he wants. In between, he always remains standing and watching himself and the world. "I'm much too rarely happy with what I have and therefore try more and more to me of the beautiful things around me to be aware of."
"If it's at its most beautiful
and you miss nothing
Then open your eyes!"
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia
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