Evelyn (singer)

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Birth name Evelyn Valerie Zangger
Born (1980-12-06) 6 December 1980 (age 36)
Origin Zurich, Switzerland
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 2001–present
Website www.evelyn-music.com

Evelyn (born December 6, 1980 as Evelyn Valerie Zangger) is a Swiss singer / songwriter from Zurich.



Evelyn made her first experience as a singer at the age of ten years in the school choir, also sang in the church choir. At age 14 she was the first small concerts for their friends at school. At age 16, she and three friends their first girl group V'Locity. Together they gave many local concerts and had first local successes.

2001 - 2004: Popstars Switzerland / TEARs[edit]

In 2001, she beat out 3,000 other girls and was one of four winners of the talent show Popstars Switzerland and was a member of the four-member girl group TEARs whose debut single boarding directly at number 1 in the Swiss charts and was awarded a gold record. For the production of a further single was England's most successful producer Rob Davis and Cathy Dennis are committed, who have already worked with Kylie Minogue and Blue together. The album reached gold status En Rouge and held for weeks in the Top 20 The girl group came during their 4-year anniversary on the biggest TV shows in Switzerland (Benissimo) and neighboring countries (The Dome), and was for his own club tour as an opening act for DJ Bobo European tour with it. In addition, the group contributed five songs to the soundtrack of the German movie Mädchen, Mädchen 2 - Loft or in love.

2005 - 2009: Creative break and first projects[edit]

In 2004, when the separation of the girl group, it was announced Evelyn pulled back from the general public and engaged in small musical projects. 2006 resulted in a R & B album, which was released under her middle name, Valerie on the iTunes Store. [2] 2008 Evelyn worked for the first time along with her long-time friend DJ Tatana. This resulted in the up-tempo number Perfect Lies, which is featured on the Top 10 album Tatana and represented the first major release since the separation of TEARs. In 2010, Evelyn reached the top 10 of the pre-selection of Radio DRS to the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with the song "Who Do You Love" the Greek songwriter Gorgi.

2010 - 2012: collaboration with Mike Candys[edit]

In the fall of 2010, the Swiss DJ and producer Mike Candys on the search for a new voice for his latest track Together Again. By a fellow label owner Mike was aware of Evelyn and the chemistry between the two agreed straight away. The single rose on 24 April 2011 as the highest new entry in the Swiss charts. On 15 she appeared in July 2011 in collaboration with Mike Candys, Patrick Miller, the single One Night In Ibiza, which became an international success and has won in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with a gold record. After Evelyn summer could convince through National and international [4] Mike Candys live performances and his label, she was selected for the next release. Evelyn had einzusingen the opportunity for the track Around The World (from the album Smile by Mike Candys) new lyrics. The single was released on 11 November 2011 in Switzerland published. The management of Mike Candys Evelyn and Patrick Miller undertook initial year for a major club tour of Europe. Meanwhile, the next song was already prepared. 2012 (If The World Would End) was on 9 in Switzerland March 2012 and in Germany and Austria on 16 Published in March 2012. The song was not only on the success of "One Night In Ibiza" connect but rose even higher in the charts, becoming the most successful, international song of the Swiss recording artist.

Since the summer of 2012: Solo career[edit]

In August 2012, Evelyn reported on her Facebook Page that she signed a contract as a solo artist on Kontor Records. [7] The site tillate.com reported that Mike Candys all presumably in response to the start of Evelyn's solo career scheduled performances with Evelyn canceled by law. [8] On 14 September 2012 she released her solo on Kontor Records debut single "Dirty Nights".

In 2015, she submitted a song called "Have a Little Faith in Me" in an attempt to represent Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. She reached the Expert Check after making it past the SRF selection but failed to reach the national final.



  • 2006: Valerie


  • 2010: Together Again (with Mike Candys)
  • 2011: One Night in Ibiza (with Mike Candys & Patrick Miller (de))
  • 2011: Around the World (with Mike Candys & David Deen)
  • 2012: 2012 (If the World End) (with Mike Candys & Patrick Miller)
  • 2012: Dirty Nights (as EVEL7N feat. J. Worthy)
  • 2013: Brand New Day (with Mike Candys & Carlprit)
  • 2013: Everybody (with Mike Candys & Tony T.)
  • 2014: Woow (with Kalwi & Remi & Lubert)
  • 2014: La Vida Loca (Mike Candys Remix)
  • 2015: Your Love Is Mine
  • 2015: Have a Little Faith in Me

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