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mor ve ötesi

Turkey's primary rock group mor ve ötesi was established in Istanbul in 1995. The band had already released three albums before the band redefined Turkish rock music with its groundbreaking, quarter-million-selling 4th album Dünya Yalan Söylüyor. The past seven years following this success saw the band in heavy creative, live and promotional activity. On the live scene, some remarkable moments arose when mor ve ötesi headlined or played numerous major open-air festivals and gigs alongside acts such as R.E.M, Travis, Morrissey, Interpol, Marilyn Manson, James, Groove Armada, Placebo, in addition to about 500 concerts, 5 domestic nationwide tours, 3 European tours (w/ 25 sold-out shows in Germany) under their belt. mor ve ötesi also represented Turkey in Eurovision Song Contest 2008 in Belgrade, Serbia. Today, with 6 studio and 1 compilation albums, 22 singles / music videos, more than half a million albums sold and millions of fans around the world, the band continues to be one of the most distinguished international ambassadors of Turkish rock music. The band’s 7th studio album Güneşi Beklerken came out December 17th, 2012 with the first single Oyunbozan to great critical acclaim and commercial success. Band Members ***Kerem Özyegen (guitar)***
***Harun Tekin (vocals / guitar)***
***Burak Güven (bass)***
***Kerem Kabadayi (drums)*** • Established in Istanbul, Turkey in 1995 by four high school friends • First album Şehir came out in 1996 • Released 7 studio albums, 1 comp. Album, 2 CD EP’s, 21 singles / music videos to date • 4th album Dünya Yalan Söylüyor reached Platinum, 5th album Büyük Düşler reached Gold status in sales • Closing song of Dünya Yalan Söylüyor, “Uyan” ranked #1 on MTV World Chart Express • Sold over 500.000 albums • Played approx. 500 concerts incl. - 25 sold-out shows in Germany
- 3 European Tours
- 5 nationwide tours in Turkey (66 dates) • Headlined or played numerous major open-air festivals and gigs alongside acts such as Morrissey, Travis, REM, Interpol, Marilyn Manson, James, Groove Armada, The Good The Bad & The Queen, New Model Army, Placebo • Represented Turkey in Eurovision Song Contest 2008 in Belgrade, Serbia • Band has close to 500K facebook likes and 350K+ twitter followers Some major awards: Best Musical Act - 8th & 9th Radio Boğaziçi Music Awards (2011 & 2012)
Band of the Year, 2008 - 15th KRAL TV Music Awards (2009)
Sound Quality Level, Büyük Düşler, 2008 - Audio Engineering Society (AES)
Band of the Year, 2008 - Powerturk Music Awards
Best Album of the Year, Büyük Düşler, 2006 - RollingStone Magazine
Best Rock Album of the Year, Büyük Düşler , 2006 - Blue Jean Magazine
Hit of the Year, "Bir Derdim Var" (from the album Dünya Yalan Söylüyor) 2005 - Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters
Band of the Year, 2005 - Association of Entertainment Journalists (MGD)
Band of the Year, 2005 - Association of Screen Stars
Best Band, 2004 - 11th KRAL TV Music Awards (2005)
Best Composition, "Bir Derdim Var", 2004 (from the album Dünya Yalan Söylüyor) - 11th KRAL TV Music Awards (2005)
Best Song for a Motion Picture, Mustafa Hakkında Herşey, 2004 - 41st Antalya Film Festivalhttp://facebook.com/morveotesi

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