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Söhne Mannheims

Despite a lineup that occasionally swelled to as much as 17 associates, Von Söhne Mannheims are most widely known regarding the frontman Xavier Naidoo, widely considered the leading German R&B singer of his generation. An rising superstar within the wake of his 3P label debut, Nicht von Dieser Welt, Naidoo even so mothballed his single profession in 2000 to cut an archive with Von Söhne Mannheims, which he originally founded in 1995 with keyboardist/co-producer Michael Herberger. The initial lineup also included keyboardist Florian Sitzmann, guitarists Michael Koschorreck and Andreas Bayless, bassist Robbee Mariano, drummers Ralf Gustke and Bernd Herrman, DJ Billy Davis, and support vocalists J-Luv, Claus Eisenmann, Rolf Stahlofen, and Tino Oak. Guests like Jah Meek, Patrick Caputulo, Marlon B., and Uwe “Barton” Schäfer also added to Von Söhne Mannheims’ 2000 debut LP, Zion, which released the smash solitary “Geh’ Devon Aus,” lots two entry within the German pop graphs. The project however continued hiatus as Naidoo resumed his single profession, resurfacing in 2002 using the chart-topping Zwischenspiel/Alles für den Herrn. The next Von Söhne Mannheims launch, Noiz, didn’t strike retail until 2004, nonetheless it found where its forerunner remaining off with a set of TOP singles, “Vielleicht” and “Und Wenn Ein Lied.” The live Power of the Audio made an appearance in 2005, adopted in 2008 by Wettsingen in Schwetzingen (MTV Unplugged). In ’09 2009, Von Söhne Mannheims came back with IZ ON, during 2011 they released Barrikaden von Eden. 2013 noticed the discharge of a fresh single, “One Like.”

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