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Cem Adrian

 Cem Adrian is a Turkish singer-songwriter, author, producer and director. He is known for his ability to sing from bass to soprano, as his vocal cords are three times the length of an average person's. Born as Cem Filiz in Edirne, Turkey, he started his musical studies and released his first recordings during his secondary school terms.Adrian started his career in radio publishing at eighteen, and continued for about six years. At the same time he studied theatre and photography and recorded about 250 of his own songs at the studios of a radio station where he used to work.In 2003, he performed as the singer and dancer of the ethnic music band "Mystica" which he founded, in Istanbul. In the autumn of 2004, he started his education as a "special student" at the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Bilkent University, at the invitation of Fazil Say.In February 2005, Adrian released his first album Ben Bu Sarkiyi Sana Yazdim. This album includes the songs which Adrian had recorded by himself between 1997 and 2003 in Edirne, and the live recordings of his first academic performance with Fazil Say. This demo album achieved sales of 16,000 copies.He performed in a series of concerts which started with "Babylon" in 2005 in Istanbul, and continued with the premiere of the Hamburg Music Season with the Bremen Jazz Festival, including Fazil Say and Burhan Öçal.In 2006, he started working on his second self-produced album, which was published in November 2006 by the name Ask Bu Gece Sehri Terk Etti.In 2008 he released two albums, Essentials / Seçkiler and Emir, and produced the music for Abdullah Oguz's film Sicak (2008), where he also played the role of a young imam.- IMDb Mini Biography By: ahmetkozan



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