Xavier Kurt Naidoo born October 2, 1971 in Mannheim, Germany is a German singer and songwriter of a South African mother of Arabic descent and South African father of Indian and German descent. Some of his songs are in English and in German. He is known for his soulful voice and has collaborated with several famous artists such as the Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA, Deborah Cox and 3-P’s Sabrina Setlur, along with the Swiss artist Stress.
Xaviet grew up speaking two languages: German and English. According to his mother, Xavier began to sing when he was only three years old. In the childhood He was performing in front of the large audience.Then Xavier sang in the school and church Chorus. His main love was soulmusic- white British soul.The influence of this music found bright reflection in Xavier’s music. After he finished of secondary school He sang in the church chorus and in the night clubs. He changed many occupations, after having time to work in the night discotheque and in the model business as the model for a while. But no matter what, Xavier’s dream was nevertheless music.
His first album, “Seeing is Believing”, was released only in the USA, but his 1998 album “Nicht von dieser Welt” (“Not Of This World”) reached #1 in Germany, #5 in Austria and #12 in Switzerland. He gained major success with the 2002 album “Zwischenspiel – Alles für den Herrn” (“Interlude – Everything For The Lord”). The most successful album was released in 2005, entitled “Telegramm für X” (“Telegram For X”). The German singer’s most recent album is entitled “Alles kann besser werden” (“Everything Can Be Better”), of which the first single shared the same name and featured young Irish musician Janet Grogan. This October 2009 release features cover art provided by Dutch artist Chris Berens.
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This is one of my favorite from Xavier Naidoo – Alles kann besser werden