Sinplus

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Sinplus
Sinplus (Swiss Band).jpg
Background information
Origin Losone, Switzerland
Genres Alternative rock, post-punk, new wave
Labels I&G Productions
Members Ivan Broggini
Gabriel Broggini

Sinplus are a Swiss duo, made up of brothers Ivan and Gabriel Broggini.[1] The duo were chosen to represent Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan with "Unbreakable", after winning the Swiss national final on December 10.[2]

Music career[edit]

Gabriel and Ivan are brothers. After leaving school, Gabriel moved to San Diego, where he discovered the underground music scene. Bact to Switzerland, he formed a band together with his brother.

At the end of 2011 Sinplus were chosen to officially represent Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku in Azerbaijan, with the song “Unbreakable”. Before the Eurovision adventure, in April 2012 they released their debut album Disinformation. Sinplus were able to perfom almost everywhere in Europe.

In the second half of 2013 Sinplus produced their second album in England. The album, titled Up To Me, was released in January 2014.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Year
Disinformation[3]
Up To Me[4]
  • Released: January 17, 2014
  • Label: I&G Productions, DIGEM WORKS, Soundservice (CH)
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
SWI
[5]
2011 "Unbreakable" 24 Disinformation
2013 "Phoenix From The Ashes" 44 Up To Me
2014 "Up To Me" 41
2014 "Love Is Free" 11
2014 "Up To Me" 21

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 MTV Europe Music Awards Best Swiss Act Themselves Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sinplus - Bio". Sinplus. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Brey, Marco. "Sinplus wins Swiss final!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Disinformation von Sinplus. iTunes
  4. ^ Up To Me of Sinplus. iTunes
  5. ^ "Swiss Charts > Sinplus". Hung Medien. 

Official site[edit]