Nazan Öncel

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Nazan Öncel
Born (1956-02-06) 6 February 1956 (age 65)
Originİzmir, Turkey
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active1975–present
Labels
  • Melodi
  • Tempo
  • Yaşar Kekeva
  • Raks
  • Mert
  • Hitt
  • Seyhan
  • Avrupa
  • DMC
Websitenazanoncel.net

Nazan Öncel (Turkish pronunciation: [naːˈzan œnˈdʒæl]; born 6 February 1956) is a Turkish singer-songwriter. She also does the arrangements for most of them and has written songs for such singers as Tarkan and İbrahim Tatlıses.

Biography and career[edit]

In 1978, her song "Sana Kul Köle Olmuştum" ("I Had Become Your Slave"), written by Erdener Koyutürk and Özdener Koyutürk, was aired on radio and television, and Nazan's interesting voice attracted attention. Her first album (LP), Yağmur Duası (Prayer for Rain) was published in 1982. The first album, where all of the songs were written by Öncel herself, was published in 1992, by the title "Bir Hadise Var" ("There is an Issue"). In 1994, she published her second album Ben Böyle Aşk Görmedim (I Didn't See Love like This) and album included a 1994 hit with its video,[1] "Geceler Kara Tren" ("The Nights are Dark Train").

Her 1996 album "Sokak Kızı" ("Stray Girl") included a more rock-oriented sound than its predecessor. The album included four singles and three of this singles; "Erkekler de Yanar" ("The Men Are on the Hook, too"),[2] "A Bu Hayat" ("This Life")[3] and "Bırak Seveyim Rahat Edeyim" (Let Me Love You and Have Peace)[4] became hits with their videos.

Nazan Öncel has finished working on her 7th studio album. It features 12 new songs and is titled 7'n Bitirdin. The mastering process of the album has been seen through by Miles Showell in London, who is known for his works with artists such as Queen, Elton John and George Michael.[5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Release date Album Format Sales and certifications
1982 Yağmur Duası (Prayer For Rain) LP +10,000
11 October 1991 Bir Hadise Var (There's Something Going On) MC, CD +1,500,000
24 January 1994 Ben Böyle Aşk Görmedim (I Haven't Seen a Love Quite Like This) MC, CD +600,000
July 1995 Göç (Exodus) MC, CD +200,000
20 June 1996 Sokak Kızı (Street Girl) MC, CD +450,000
10 March 1999 Demir Leblebi (Steel Nut) MC, CD +200,000
24 September 2003 Yan Yana Fotoğraf Çektirelim (Let's Have Our Picture Taken Side by Side) MC, CD +288,000[6]
30 June 2006 7'n Bitirdin (You Ate Me Up) MC, CD +210,000[7]
22 December 2008 Hatırına Sustum (I Kept Silent For Your Sake) CD +70,000[8]
27 May 2011 Hayvan (Tier) CD +40.000[9]
25 March 2014 Bazı Şeyler CD
2 September 2016 Sakin Ol Şampiyon CD
23 March 2018 Durum Şarkıları CD
17 August 2018 Ve Nazan Öncel Şarkıları CD

Remix albums[edit]

Release date Album Format Sales and certifications
31 July 2012 Hayvan'a Remix 2 CD

Singles[edit]

Released Title Format Note
1978 Sana Kul Köle Olmuştum / Kader Bu, Çekeceksin
November 2009 Ceylan Written in memory of Ceylan Önkol (tr)
15 April 2010 Tuttum, Bırakmam CD
23 June 2015 Aşkitom

Compilation albums[edit]

Release date Album Format
1 February 2006 Bir Şarkı Tut (Pick a Song) MC, CD

Charts[edit]

Album Single Peak position
Turkey[10] Russia[11][12][13]
Ben Böyle Aşk Görmedim Ben Böyle Aşk Görmedim - -
Geceler Kara Tren - -
Göç Gidelim Buralardan - -
Sokak Kızı Erkekler de Yanar - -
A Bu Hayat - -
Bırak Seveyim Rahat Edeyim - -
Yan Yana Fotoğraf Çektirelim Hay Hay - 198
Hokka - 283
Nereye Böyle - -
Hayat Güzelmiş - -
Atıyorsun - 346
7'n Bitirdin Aşkım Baksana Bana 1 -
Omzumda Ağla 3 -
Ekilmekteyim 10 -
7'n Bitirdin - -
Hatırına Sustum Seni Bugün Görmem Lazım 38 -

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Geceler Kara Tren" music video on YouTube
  2. ^ "Erkekler de Yanar" music video on YouTube
  3. ^ "A Bu Hayat" music video on YouTube
  4. ^ "Bırak Seveyim Rahat Edeyim" music video on YouTube
  5. ^ "Son albüm Londra'dan" ("The latest album from London", hurarsiv.hurriyet.com.tr, 20 July 2006.(in Turkish)
  6. ^ "MÜYAP Pazar Raporu (2004)". Archived from the original on 15 June 2006. Retrieved 11 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "MÜYAP Pazar Raporu (2006)". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "MÜYAP Pazar Raporu (2008)". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "MÜYAP Pazar Raporu (2011)". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Turkish Top 20 Chart Archived 2009-04-14 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 26 January 2009
  11. ^ Russia Singles Chart - Hay Hay; Retrieved on January 29, 2009
  12. ^ Russia Singles Chart - Hokka; retrieved 29 January 2009
  13. ^ Russia Singles Chart - Atıyorsun; retrieved 29 January 2009

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