Nicola Sirkis

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Nicola Sirkis
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Background information
Birth name Nicolas Sirchis
Born (1959-06-22) 22 June 1959 (age 58)
Origin France Antony, Île-de-France, France
Genres New wave, post-punk, gothic rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1981–present
Labels Sony BMG
Associated acts Indochine

Nicola Sirkis (born 22 June 1959 in Antony, Hauts-de-Seine) is the frontman and singer of the French rock band Indochine. He is the only remaining member of the original line-up of the band which he formed in 1981 with a friend, Dominique Nicolas, soon to be joined by his twin brother Stéphane and Dimitri Bodianski.[2]

The band has been active for 30 years, and Nicola Sirkis saw critical and wide appeal and success in 2002 with the release of Paradize.

In 1992, Nicola Sirkis released a solo-album, Dans la Lune, covering a few of his favourite songs, in French or English.

Nicola Sirkis is also the author of the collection of short stories "Les Mauvaises Nouvelles", published in 1998[3]. And "Le petit météor"[4]. Sirkis is fluent in English, and is confident enough to perform English-language material, an example of which was an impromptu rendition of The Stone Roses' 'I Wanna Be Adored' at Indochine's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire performance on 14 July 2014.


(For discography with Indochine, refer to discography section on that page)


Year Album Peak positions Certification
2014 "Hexagone" 198 La Bande à Renaud


  1. ^ [1], Official Website.
  2. ^ [2], Indochine's biography on the cultural web review (French).
  3. ^ "Les mauvaises nouvelles (édition augmentée)". Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Les Petites Notes Du Meteor Tour". Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "Nicola Sirkis discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 

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