South African youngsters tradition icon Karen Zoid (Karen Louise Greeff) was created in Brussels, her dad a diplomat to Southern Africa. Her early years had been break up between Belgium and Johannesburg where her dad was posted. To build up her skills being a article writer and performer, Zoid started working being a road musician in her teenager years. Agreed upon to EMI in 2001, she started focus on her debut record Poles Aside, which will be released a calendar year afterwards in 2002. The record was showered with accolades, including two Geraas Honours (Greatest Newcomer, Best Rock and roll Record) and SAMA (South African Music Association) Rock and roll Album of the entire year, amongst others. Both nationwide and worldwide press praised Zoid towards the heavens, naming her ‘One of South Africa’s Best 100 people’ and in another publication ‘One of South Africa’s Best 6 Rising Superstars.’ The discharge of her 2003 sophomore task Chasing sunlight was met with an increase of widespread identification than its forerunner as even more press and supporters got over the Zoid bandwagon. Both her initial two records attained gold status, accumulating enough worldwide demand that Zoid started touring both on / off her native earth. 2004 discovered Zoid performing around Europe and recently wedded to her guitarist/collaborator Don Reinecke. Her Period journal appearance that yr marked her like a press shape of such pounds that nationwide press started discussing South African youngsters as the ‘Zoid Era.’ Her third record Press premiered in 2005. With three effective records available on the market, Zoid started playing major celebrations, posting the stage with performers like John Mayer, Metallica and Seal, announcing her appearance as an designer loved not merely by her countrymen, but by rock and roll fans worldwide.