Anneke van Giersbergen / Solo Artist
Having proven her credentials and immense vocal talent for 13 years as front woman of The Gathering, in 2007 Anneke felt it was time to begin her own solo career. Along with her new
band Agua de Annique the charismatic singer quickly established herself as a solo artist,
releasing several albums to critical and popular acclaim.
Anneke also found time to collaborate with some of her long-time friends and musical peers,
lending her honey-sweet, yet powerful voice to the likes of Anathema (Falling Deeper), the eccentric Devin Townsend (Addicted!, Epicloud) and fellow Dutchmen Within Temptation
2012’s Everything is Changing was something of a milestone in Anneke’s solo career. The
album, which was the first to be released under her own name without the Agua de Annique
moniker, got her nominated for two Edison awards – Holland’s most prestigious music prize
– in the categories ‘Best Female Artist’ and ‘Best Album’. Not only was it a success in her
home country, Everything is Changing took Anneke all over the world as she toured over 25
different countries including the UK, Germany, France and throughout Latin America.
The new album shows Anneke to be on top form and more multifaceted than ever, with songs
ranging from her signature intimate ballads to euphoric stadium rock anthems – and as
always, her ethereally beautiful voice is the jewel in the centre.