Klingande is a French deep house producer with a prominent use of the piano and the saxophone.
After hitting #1 at Hype Machine (twice!), receiving more than 100 million combined views across YouTube, an additional 20 million plays on Soundcloud, with his debut single Jubel, French producer Klingande comes back with his new sound in 2015 and an album soon.
‘Jubel’ was already a massive success in Germany after spending 7 weeks at #1 and is firmly established as a huge international smash hit with #1 placings in 30 countries as it became the most Shazamed track across Europe and #26 most shazamed track of all time. Its popularity has since spread globally maintaining its position in charts for several weeks now. Selling around 1 million singles. “With ‘Jubel’, I wanted to bring love, happiness and this summer feeling to people,” Cedric explain. I love using the saxophone because it’s a powerful instrument with a warm sound that expresses different emotions and feelings.” Both Klingande and ‘Jubel’ are named after Swedish words due to the artist’s love of the nation’s house music: ‘Jubel’ meaning joy, and Klingande taken from the word for sounding. Klingande was formed in December of 2012 by Cédric, 24-year-olds from Croix in northern France. Cédric studied music theory as a child, but later became immersed in electronic music as a teenager; initially a DJ, he soon also began to work on his own original productions. After his year of production and music school in London, he came back and produced then released Jubel and Punga in 2013, with one of his friends. Klingande have spent much of 2014 touring throughout All Europe, US and Asia. His last single to be released in mainland Europe was ‘Punga’, another track which features his distinctive house-meets-saxophone sound and also earned a huge online following. Several singles and EP are expected this year with his new remix of Alex Adair released January 17th titled Make Me Feel Better (Klingande Remix). On February 3rd Klingande release is remix for Avicii’s single Divine Sorrow, featuring Wyclef Jean. And on 23rd February Klingande is coming with his new single RIVA (Restart the game) Featuring the french singer Broken Back. This single entitled RIVA (Restart the game) keep Klingande spirit and melodies, with the use of Harmonica instead of Saxophone. Riva is a swedish word again which mean Tear. This name was choose according to the lyrics of the song. Klingande is represented by Cedric, who spend much of his time between stages, planes and his studio in Lille (FR). Klingande will also be on tour in Europe, Middle east, South Asia, Australia, UK and US again in the following months. Stay tuned, 2015 will be Huge!!