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Paul de Leeuw
World Music Awards
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Tarkan performed the song "Þýmarýk" and received a reward for the "Best selling Turkish recording artist"
at the World Music Awards 1999 (april '99)
Thank you very much. First of all I wanna
say... I know you don't understand a word I'm singing... *laughs* But I
realize it's still beautiful that I was able to reach peoples hearts
through the Turkish language. Languages aren't any obstacles to
love and share. I wanna thank everybody I'm working with...
they're like my family, I love them.
And to my fans... I love you!
*sends a big "Þýmarýk" kiss*
|Interview with VTM (Belgian Television)
with Anne de Baetzelier
A: Here's a great kisser!
T: Oh yeah!... *laughs*
A: That's what everybody believes.
T: It became a tic, I'm always like that
*makes a kissing movement*, yeah I think so...
A: Tell me, how did you come up with a song
T: I didn't write it, but a very good
friend of mine, a singer in Turkey, she wrote it for me. And when
I first heard the kisses in the song I just said: "This is just for
me, I have to sing this song", and it's so interesting yeah... the
kissing in the song, no words... nothing... just... *kisses twice as in
A: You've conquered the world with your
T: Not the world yet...
A: Well, VTM and the Belgian audience has
appreciated very much this song
T: I think so...
A: What's going to follow?
T: The English album, I'm working on an
English album, with Atlantic Records -Ahmet Ertegun- I think it's gonna
be released in 2000, that's my aim, that's my dream - to sing in English
and make everybody understand what I'm saying, it's difficult in
A: Who is your example in music
industry? Or don't you have any examples, you just do your thing?
T: No, I have some examples, like Stevie
Wonder, James Brown, Prince, Elvis...
A: OK, thanks very much...