Name: Paul Michiels
Official Website: http://www.paulmichiels.be/
Instruments Of Choice: Diatonic
countries. You could say he is an icon in the Belgian music scene.
Paul began his career in the sixties with his first pop group Les Jeunes. The first great success came in 1974 with the Anglo-Belgian close harmony-band Octopus. After this, together with Jan Leyers he started the well-known group ‘Soulsister’ – originally called ‘The Soulsisters’ – and scored an international hit with “The Way To Your Heart”.
In 1989 the song reached the
Billboard Top 100 in the United States resulting in many TV
shows, interviews and live concerts, including touring with
At the end of 1995, Soulsister disbanded and Paul began a successful solo career. First by the side of Robert Mosuse as The Big M’s, then later all by his lonesome. In this period Paul gained attention as a solo artist this time, with the albums - Magic In The House, It’s A gas (with Jeroen D’Hoe), Let’s You & Me and A Singer’s Heart.
‘Ageless’ is the title of the new
full CD and of the upcoming theatre tour.
Backed up by his fantastic
live-band: Hervé Martens (keypad), Vincent Pierins (bass),
Eddy C (percussion), Chris Van Nauw (guitare), Ibernice
MacBean & Nina Babet (backing vocals) and Dave Imby
(drums).Paul Michiels is één van de meest ervaren en ook één
van de beste stemmen uit onze lage landen. Al jaren is hij een
icoon in de Belgische muziekscène.
Photograph credits: top image: Elke Briers. Lower image: Sabrina Wille