Mathilde Santing

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Mathilde Santing
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Mathilde Santing
Photo: Irma van Rijswijk
Background information
Birth name Mathilde Eleveld
Born (1958-10-24) October 24, 1958 (age 55)
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Genres Musical theater
Instruments vocals
Years active 1980s–present
Website mathildesanting.com

Mathilde Santing (born Mathilde Eleveld,[1] 24 October 1958) is a Dutch singer .[2][dead link]

Santing was born in Amstelveen, The Netherlands. She started receiving national attention in 1981 after she appeared in a Dutch television programme called Sonja Op Maandag, hosted by Sonja Barend.

Over the last 25 years, she has released a steady stream of albums, making her a fixture in the Dutch music scene.

In the 2006/2007 theatre season she appeared in the role of Glinda in Joop van den Ende's production of the musical The Wiz.[3]

On 27 April 2007 Mathilde Santing was knighted by Queen Beatrix (Order of Oranje-Nassau).[4]

In November 2012 she collaborated with Todd Rundgren and the Dutch Metropole Orchestra. At the Paradiso venue in Amsterdam Todd Rundgren was backed by three backing vocalists, including Mathilde Santing, with whom he sang a duet that night. During her career, she covered 14 of his songs.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

The ranks in this table are from the Dutch Album Top 20/50/75/100.

Title Release date Date of entering the charts Highest rank Number of weeks in the charts Remarks
Mathilde Santing 1982 07-08-1982 17 11
Water Under the Bridge 1984 14-04-1984 37 5 with Dennis Duchart
Out of This Dream 1987 30-05-1987 22 9
Breast and Brow 1989 04-03-1989 23 18 with Mimi Kobayashi
Carried Away 1991 30-03-1991 27 9 as Mathilde Santing Ensemble
The Best of Mathilde Santing 1992 25-04-1992 44 5 Compilation album
Mathilde Santing Sings Randy Newman (Texas Girl & Pretty Boy) 1993 08-05-1993 32 17 Tribute to Randy Newman
Ballads 1994 - Compilation album
Under a Blue Roof 1994 -
Mathilde "Choosy" Santing live! 1996 03-02-1996 58 12 Live album
Matilde, Matilde 1997 06-12-1997 21 17 as Matilde Santing / Compilation album
To Others to One 1999 20-03-1999 4 34 as Matilde Santing
New Amsterdam 2001 27-10-2001 91 1
Ne9en Levens 2003 20-12-2003 69 8
Under Your Charms 2006 22-04-2006 13 14
Forty Nine 2008 27-09-2008 25 2*

Singles[edit]

The ranks in this table are from the Dutch Top 40.

Title Release date Date of entering the charts Highest rank Number of weeks in the charts Remarks
Behind a Painted Smile 1982 28-08-1982 tip13 -
Beauty of the Ritual 1989 13-05-1989 tip13 -
Beautiful People 1997 18-10-1997 21 11
Inspiratie 1997 20-12-1997 tip2 -
Wonderful Life 1999 20-03-1999 6 13 as Matilde Santing with The Oversoul 13
Lied voor Beslan 2004 30-10-2004 32 3 as a member of Artiesten voor Beslan
Als je iets kan doen 15-01-2005 1(4wk) 9 als onderdeel van Artiesten voor Azië / Alarmschijf

Singles:

  • "You Took Advantage of Me" (1982)
  • "Behind a Painted Smile" (1982)
  • "Hand in Hand" (1983)
  • "(I'm Not Mending) Broken Hearts" (1984)
  • "Too Much" (1985)
  • "Love of the Common Man" (1987)
  • "It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference" (1989)
  • "We Could Send Letters" (1989)
  • "Beauty of the Ritual" (1989)
  • "The Word Girl" (1991)
  • "Overnite" (1991)
  • "It's Not Unusual" (1992)
  • "A Hazy Shade of Winter" (1992)
  • "Bad News from Home" (1993)
  • "Lonely at the Top" (1993)
  • "Only a Motion" (1994)
  • "Hey Joan" (1994)
  • "Carried Away" (1995)
  • "De appels op de tafelsprei" (1995)
  • "Crescendo" (1996)
  • "Just One Victory" (1996)
  • "Beautiful People" (1997)
  • "Inspiratie" (1997)
  • "De appels op de tafelsprei" (1998)
  • "I Believe I Can Fly" (1998)
  • "Wonderful Life" (1999)
  • "The Right Place" (1999)
  • "Here, There and Everywhere" (2000)
  • "In the Meantime" (2001)
  • "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (2002)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "The Tapes" (in Dutch). Popinstitiuut. 2008. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Lintjesregen 2007". Trouw. 28 April 2007. 
  3. ^ "De cast van The Wiz" (in Dutch). musicals.nl. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  4. ^ "Jack Poels en Mathilde Santing geridderd" (in Dutch). Popinstituut.nl. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 

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