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
Jive/Epic[1]
Associated acts Indochine
Website indo.fr

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.

Discography[edit]

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

Singles[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
SWE
[5]
2014 "Hexagone" 198 La Bande à Renaud

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], Official Website.
  2. ^ [2], Indochine's biography on the cultural web review Ados.fr (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". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 

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