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Den Haag, Netherlands (1996 – present)

Anouk (Anouk Teeuwe, born April 8th, 1975 in Den Haag, Netherlands), is a multi platinum selling and multi award winning singer.

Anouk Teeuwe Biography:
She initially sang at weddings and parties with the band Shotgun Wedding, prior to meeting Barry Hay of Golden Earring, a friend of her ex-husband Edwin Jansen. Hay believed Anouk to have talent, and offered to write her some songs, one of which was her 1996 debut single Mood Indigo; written in collaboration with George Kooymans (also from the Golden Earring).

After she met Bart van Veen, her co-writer, the pair wrote a few songs. On September 5, 1997, she released her second single, Nobody’s Wife, which remained at the top of the Dutch music charts for a number of weeks. Her debut album, Together Alone also turned out to be a huge success.

In 1998, Anouk won two awards from Dutch music station TMF (The Music Factory) in addition to an Edison award. During the summer, she played at various festivals, including two ‘big ones’, Pinkpop and Parkpop.

Her second album, Urban Solitude, was released in November 1999, and included the singles R U Kiddin’ Me, The Dark, Michel and Don’t. Each of these reached the Dutch Top 40.

Shortly afterwards, Anouk went to the United States in order to get a record deal. Negotiations with her American label (Sony) ended badly, causing her to return to the Netherlands without a deal. She began touring the Netherlands in February 2001 (The Anouk Acoustic “AA” Tour).

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  • Mohhito

    her voice is so majestic

    5 Oct 8:18am Reply
  • Jefersongeremia

    Places To Go é mais que perfeição <3

    15 Sep 11:53am Reply
  • E-Clect-Eddy

    Places To Go, new single and new video

    11 Sep 2:32pm Reply
  • Tarjever

    BasementBrother, I understand... But 'He could be the one you can turn your blind eye to' - isn't it too much for a lover/husband? ))) Well, maybe I think too globally...

    18 Aug 9:50am Reply
  • BasementBrother

    much*

    20 Jul 6:57pm Reply
  • BasementBrother

    @tarjever She wrote the songs and obviously has a big part in the direction and making of the videos. I think Anouk herself knows best what her songs are about. I think the videos are absolutely flawless the way they are. Too mich death is not an argument, if you ask me.

    20 Jul 6:57pm Reply
  • roxer

    deboor010 and Dunnemin go and buy a life. i wonder why people go to artist that doesn't like pages just to hate.. actually, do we care who is fucking with or the music that she makes?? she can be a nun, or a prostitute, as long as she still makes good music just like the past 20 years

    31 May 10:25am Reply
  • roxer

    You & I ❤ [2] Anouk should promote her music outside the Netherlands [2]

    31 May 10:18am Reply
  • roxer

    @tarjever anouk let the director to make a film with those songs.. so that had to have something related, call it death or call it those birds.

    31 May 10:17am Reply
  • jeffreeh

    You & I ❤ [3]

    3 May 5:39pm Reply
  • Tarjever

    Happy Birthday! ❤❤❤ *too much death ))

    8 Apr 8:44am Reply
  • Tarjever

    About her official videos... I'd heard the songs (Sad Singalong Songs) before, and I'd imagined absolutely other pictures! And, to be honest, I really don't think these videos suit well to the lyrics. 1.) To much death in the clips... It's a usual thing for young men, but these songs were written by a grown-up woman and they are NOT about death, although they are sad ('Birds', 'The Good Life')! 2.) The great 'Kill' song is NOT about an adulterer in any way! 'He could be The One Who Knows' - it's more about some Teacher... a very important one, maybe, even about Christ! Who did compose these videos, I wonder?

    1 Apr 8:00am Reply
  • Tarjever

    Sad Singalong Songs were much more interesting. ^^

    14 Mar 11:45am Reply
  • xxxronis

    You & I ❤ [2] Anouk should promote her music outside the Netherlands

    3 Mar 11:48pm Reply
  • SkyDreamer101

    Are You Lonely is the best song on Sad Singalong Songs Album ❤

    2 Mar 3:30am Reply
  • burkhanovoleg

    You & I ❤

    21 Feb 2:44pm Reply
  • ferrerap

    "Graduated Fool", "Update", "Hotel New York". Come on, Anouk, we know you can do better than that shit you have done...

    30 Jan 5:45pm Reply
  • TheHoneyburst

    Sad Singalong Songs is a fantastic album. Definitely one of my faves from 2013 :) Would recommend everyone to listen to it :-)

    12 Jan 11:45am Reply
  • SONICriderNL

    Still one of my favorite musicians in the Netherland; gig in Arnhem was great!! Have a lovely 2014!!

    2 Jan 1:20am Reply
  • X3mist

    "Are You Lonely" is a great song.

    10 Dec 2013 Reply
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