Mark Norman (DJ)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mark Norman
Birth name Mark de Jong Norman Lenden
Also known as Celice
Origin Netherlands
Genres Trance
Occupations DJ, Producer, Remixer
Years active 2001–present
Labels Magik Muzik
Website www.mark-norman.com

Mark Norman is the name of award winning Dutch trance music producer Mark De Jong Norman Lenden. He has produced several high profile tracks and remixes.

History[edit]

Early career (2001-2006)[edit]

Influenced by Duran Duran, Pet Shop Boys and Kraftwerk Mark Norman's Enigma influence created his personal style.[1] Mark Norman signed to Black Hole Recordings on Tiësto’s own Magik Muzik label, original tracks like "Stream" have been featured on Tiësto's Another Day at the Office DVD. The talent of Mark Norman has led him to be signed to Tiësto's label, Black Hole Recordings. He has also had his tracks heavily playlisted by big name DJ's including Rush during Tiësto In Concert. Norman Lenden played with Cor Fijneman at Trance Energy 2006 which represented the finale of his 80 Days Around the World Tour. He played at Trance Energy 2007. Mark Norman has also DJed at an invitational concert of "ATB In Concert 2", which was a concert organized by ATB that was held in Poznan. Since his relationship with the label, Mark Norman also has been selected as one of the not so many artists who get to mix the globally renowned "In Trance We Trust" series. As his popularity grew, Mark Norman received "The Frysian Pop Award" in the Netherlands for services to dance music, to prove his strength in the genre, he joined a classical orchestra and created a unique project. In 2006 after releasing various singles, he released his artist album "Synchronicity" which received good publicity by international press. To conmemorate his success with the album he began a world tour "80 Days Around The World", which was described as one of the most unique concepts of 2006 by the Netherlands' most leading magazines, he also played together with Enrique Iglesias at the famous Nikki Beach.[2] The 80 Days World Tour took place with Cor Fijneman on a trip to 20 countries with 35 dates scheduled.[3] They were also awarded The Frysian Pop Award in the Netherlands.[4]

Colours (2007-Present)[edit]

During 2007 Mark Norman finished his second artist album, collaborating with JES from Motorcycle and Celine Frewer. The album named "Colours" shows a more electronic house music feel as his style has changed through time, but keeping his fans satisfied with progressive trance and dance music. The first release from the album was "Colour My Eyes" which had gained already massive success as it was presented by Tiësto in his DJ Mix compilation of In Search of Sunrise 5: Los Angeles.[5] Mark Norman’s management "Global Twist Music" has begun the preparation for a grand world tour, supported by V Media Creative, alongside "Black Hole Recordings".[2] He was nominated for "Best Mix of The Year" by Kiss FM for a show he had at Club Forsage, Ukraine.[6]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2005 Mark Norman Collection
  • 2005 Synchronicity
  • 2006 Before The Flood (Contains 10 tracks from Mark Norman Collection)
  • 2007 Colours

Singles[edit]

  • 2002 Faith
  • 2003 Stream
  • 2004 Phantom Manor/Rush
  • 2005 Teardrops
  • 2005 Touch Down/False Vegas
  • 2006 Brasilia
  • 2006 Colour My Eyes
  • 2007 Blikken Machine
  • 2007 Niagara
  • 2007 Ventura
  • 2007 Be With You
  • 2008 Phantom Manor
  • 2008 Bazarus
  • 2008 Restart
  • 2009 Life's Too Short (2009)
  • 2009 Coffee Break
  • 2009 Confuse

Remixes[edit]

  • 2003 Amplified Heart
  • 2003 Bit Staboi
  • 2003 First Strike
  • 2003 Tomahawk
  • 2004 Love Comes Again
  • 2004 Sex Machine
  • 2004 Forever
  • 2004 Mind Of The Wonderful
  • 2004 Sunset Highway
  • 2004 Sonsuz
  • 2005 Above The Clouds
  • 2005 Another Situation
  • 2005 Greece 2000
  • 2006 Somnambulist (Simply Being Loved)
  • 2007 Xpander (Not available on release)

References[edit]