Latest music picks: Belgian Heroes

Belgium might be geographically small, but where it comes to music we have no worries.
conquering the world. The following artists are high ranked in my Belgian playlists. Put your headphones on and let the music lead your body.

Selah Sue – Fear nothing
“Fear nothing” is the latest single of soul/funk fusion singer-songwriter Selah Sue. Her debut album which was untitled, scored high in Belgium, Europe and The United States. Even before the release of this album, the young woman already won the prize for best female artist. She extended the title in 2011 and 2012. Two years ago, she revealed that she suffered from depression, which might be the inspiration for this new song.

Milo Meskens – Here with me
In 2015, this young singer songwriter took his chance in a music competition. The audience loved him. The Jeff Buckley from Belgium is what they call him. Milo recently made his recording debut with the single Here with me, which is quickly climbing the charts His lyrics are touching and recognizable.

Balthazar – True love live
The live performance of this indie band is one the best I have personally experienced. The enthusiasm of all band members is contagious. Their latest album Thin Love is so good that picking a favorite song is mission impossible. The band is currently touring through Europe. Balthazar recently won three music awards: best alternative band, best music band and best album.

Oscar and the wolf – Strange entity
Oscar and the wolf is a Belgian Alternative Pop band formed by Max Colombie.
The live performances of Max and his pack of wolves will never bore you. The band released their first album Orange in the sky in 2012. But they gained (inter)national recognition with their debut album Entity, released April 2014. Max is also known for his mysterious video clips and outfits. ‘That’s how I see my music – as a balance between light and dark.’

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