Neo52285 Posted January 10, 2006 Share Posted January 10, 2006 (edited) TarkanTurkish popstar Tarkan (born Tarkan Tevetoğlu on October 17, 1972 in Alzey, Germany) is one of the most successful pop music singers in Turkey. His albums regularly sell millions of copies.He is also known in Europe and the Americas, especially for the song Şımarık (Spoilt/Kiss Kiss/Chanson Du Bisou/Besos). This was reincarnated as Kiss Kiss by Holly Valance after Sezen Aksu sold the music rights. This song is also rumoured to have ended the successful working relationship between Tarkan and Aksu as they fell into dispute about the ownership of the copyright to Şımarık. They had collaborated on most of Tarkan's hits in Turkey and Europe. Another hit single was Şıkıdım (Shake).Tarkan is also character of a popular Turkish comic series in 1960s. This is where Tarkan's parents adopted his name from.Early LifeTarkan spent his childhood in Germany, his father was part of the generation of Turkish immigrants which came to West Germany during the West German economic boom, until suddenly he decided to move his family back to Turkey in 1986 when Tarkan was 14 years old.CareerTarkan began to study music in Karam Edited March 22, 2006 by Neo52285 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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