Boris Titulaer

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Bo Saris
Bo Saris
Bo Saris
Background information
Birth nameBoris Titulaer
Born (1980-10-03) 3 October 1980 (age 43)
Venlo, Netherlands
OriginVenlo, Netherlands
GenresSoul, funk, R&B, pop
Years active2001–present

Boris “Bo” Saris (born 3 October 1980) is a Dutch contemporary soul singer-songwriter. In 2004 he won the Dutch talent show Idols.


Saris was born in Venlo, Netherlands. He was the winner of the second edition of the Dutch talent show Idols. Following a series of successful albums in the Netherlands, he moved to London.

His first release under the moniker “Bo Saris“, he released the song She's On Fire, which peaked at number 5 in the Dutch Alternative Music charts in August 2012.[1] The EP release included remixes by house music producer Maya Jane Coles and drum and bass producer Calibre. Both had a limited vinyl release.

He is also featured on the Chase & Status song "Breathing" from their 2013 album Brand New Machine.

Bo has released two EPsThe Addict and Little Bit More – Remixes. His album, GOLD, was released in May 2014. The single She's On Fire was featured in the movie Fifty Shades Of Grey.

In 2016 he released a new EP, called Best Of Me. Just before that he experienced difficulties in his life which had to do with his band and company Bo-Rush Productions. He incorporated his emotions and experiences in the lyrics of these songs for this EP. In 2017 he released an EP again, called B-Funk. With this EP Bo expresses his love for funk, and influences of Prince and Barry White are noticeable.

With the help of a crowdfunding Bo released his latest album in April 2018, called NEON. The single, also called NEON, is released shortly before. The second single All Night is released on 13 July 2018.


As Boris[edit]


Year Album details Chart peak positions Sales and Certifications
2004 Rely on Me
  • First studio album
  • Released: 10 June 2004
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Format: CD
1 40,000+
Gold (NL)[3]
2006 Holy Pleasure
  • Second studio album
  • Released: 23 October 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Format: CD
2009 Live My Life
  • Third studio album
  • Released: 30 January 2009
  • Label: Bo-Rush
  • Format: CD
Live My Life Live'
  • Live album
  • Released: 13 November 2009
  • Label: Bo-Rush
  • Format: CD
2014 GOLD
  • studio album
  • Released: 2014
  • Label: Decca
  • Format: CD
2018 NEON
  • studio album
  • Released: 27 April 2018
  • Label: Own
  • Format: CD


Year Single Chart peak positions Album
2004 "When You Think of Me" 1 Rely on Me
"M.S.G. (My Special Girlfriend)" 14
"Cordelia" 47
2006 "Within My Hands" 30 Holy Pleasure
"Holy Pleasure" 63
2007 "Stupid Things"
2008 "If You Wanna Roll With Me" 69 Live My Life
2009 "Everything About You"
2016 "Best Of Me"
2018 "NEON"

As featuring artist[edit]

  • 2005: "No Sunrise" – Relax (feat. Bo-Rush) (#20, NL)

As Bo Saris[edit]


Year Single Album/EP
2012 "She's On Fire"
"She's On Fire" (Maya Jane Coles Remix)
"She's On Fire" (Calibre Remix)

"She's On Fire" (Lazrjet Remix)

Year Single Album/EP
2012 "The Addict"
Year Single Album/EP
2012 "Little Bit More"
Year Single Album/EP
2018 "All Night"


  1. ^ "She's On Fire Chart Position". Archived from the original on 18 February 2013.
  2. ^ " search: Album Top 100: Boris". Archived from the original on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 9 February 2009.
  3. ^ "Halfjaar cijfers 2004: Audiomarkt" (in Dutch). NVPI. Archived from the original on 4 August 2004. Retrieved 26 October 2008. Note: In NVPI's gold/platinum database Archived 16 February 2006 at the Wayback Machine this album appears to be missing.
  4. ^ " – search: Single Top 100: Boris". Archived from the original on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2009.

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