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Balan Dan

Balan (Dan)   (Moldova)

AKA : Crazy Loop
EuroPop member
Added : 23/05/2012
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Freedom Part 1
Chica Bomb
Justify Sex
Lepestkami slyoz
Freedom
Lish Do Utra
Ne Lyubya
Lyubi
Lendo Calendo
Funny Love
Platch
Hold On Love
Nashe Leto
Dragostea Din Tei
Malo Maliny
Crazy Loop (Mm-ma-ma)
Power of Shower
Joanna (Shut Up)
03 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Latest Dan Balan news

12/08/2017 : Discover the videoclip for Dan Balan's new single Nashe Leto. It was directed by Serguei Solodkyi.

09/08/2017 : Dan Balan's next single is a duet with Russian singer Vera Brezhneva entitled Nashe Leto.

23/05/2017 : Dan Balan unveiled the videoclip for his current single Hold On To Love.

10/05/2017 : Next Dan Balan single will be entitled Hold On To Love and it will be out on May 19th. Videoclip was directed by Badoev.

26/04/2016 : Dan Balan was featured by Romanovskaya on her single Malo Maliny. He produced, composed the melody and wrote the lyrics.

14/12/2015 : Dan Balan released his new single Плачь (means to weep) in Russia only. Video was directed by Alan Badoev.

14/10/2015 : Discover the videoclip for Dan Balan's new single Funny Love. It was directed by Alan Badoev

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Dan Balan albums

Freedom Part 1 Freedom Part 1 13th Dec 2012

 

Dan Balan singles

Chica Bomb Chica Bomb (feat. Katie DiCicco) 2010  
Justify Sex Justify Sex (feat. Katie DiCicco) 2010  
Lepestkami slyoz Lepestkami slyoz (feat. Vera Brezhneva) 2010  
Freedom Freedom 2011  
Lish Do Utra Lish Do Utra 2011  
Ne Lyubya Ne Lyubya 2012  
Lyubi Lyubi 27th Apr 2012  
Lendo Calendo Lendo Calendo 19th May 2013  
Funny Love Funny Love 14th Oct 2015  
Platch Platch 14th Dec 2015  
Hold On Love Hold On Love 19th May 2017  
Nashe Leto Nashe Leto (with Vera Brezhneva) 11th Aug 2017  

 

Featurings and collaborations

Dragostea Din Tei O-Zone (2) - Dragostea Din Tei 19th Apr 2004  
Malo Maliny Romanovskaya - Malo Maliny 25th Apr 2016  

Compositions

Dragostea Din Tei O-Zone (2) - Dragostea Din Tei 19th Apr 2004  

Aliases - Records released under other names

Crazy Loop (Mm-ma-ma) Crazy Loop - Crazy Loop (Mm-ma-ma) 2006  
Power of Shower Crazy Loop - Power of Shower (album) Dec 2007  
Joanna (Shut Up) Crazy Loop - Joanna (Shut Up) 2008  

 



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Dan Balan biography

Composer, songwriter, producer and singer Dan Bălan was born on February 6th, 1979. He began to sing and compose rock music with band Pantheon. Then he founded rock band Inferial with Radu Buftea, Lupascu, Valentin "Vamp", Banaru and Petru Jelihovschi. They evolved to to pop-rock, but soon he realized that he needed to leave this type of music was not popular anymore.

In September 1999, with Petru Jelihovschi, Dan formed the first boys band in Moldova : O-Zone. which became the #1 band in Moldova before scoring a huge hit with Dragostea Din Tei and Despre Tine.

After O-zone split in 2005, he decided to start making rock music again. With the best musicians in his region, he moved to Los Angeles. Although Dan wrote the compositions prior to the formation of his band, it took two years to get a signature sound. He asked producer Jack Joseph Puig (John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, No Doubt, The Black Crows, Rolling Stones) to produce the record. An album was recorded in April/June 2006 at Ocean Way Studios in Los Angeles.

In 2006, he went back to dance again. Introducing an alter ego-character, Crazy Loop, he released the single Crazy Loop (Mm-ma-ma). It went #1 in the Romanian charts. The video, directed by Marc Klasfeld and filmed in Los Angeles, was released throughout Europe in the fall of 2007 and was voted the song of the year by fans. In December 2007, the first and only Crazy Loop album entitled The Power of Shower was released.

2008 : Dan released the video for the second song Crazy Loop Joanna (Shut Up!).

2010, he released Chica Bomb, his first single under his complete name Dan Balan, featuring American Katie DiCicco. It became an instant hit in many European countries : #37 in Germany, #44 in the UK and #1 in Russia and Greece. For Greek market, the song was re-recorded with the Greek singer Eleni Foureira, and they performed the song during the 2010 MAD Video Music Awards. Follow-up single was entitled Justify Sex, once again featuring Katie DiCicco. It was presented on July 31st, in Moscow, at the Europe Plus Live 2010 festival. The official video first aired on 13th October, 2010.

2011, Crazy Loop (Mm-ma-ma) and Chica Bomb were featured on Step Evolution's "ReRave" game for the iOS, Android and Arcade platforms. He released the single Freedom. Then came the Russian single Lish Do Utra (Until the morning only)

2012 : Dan currently lives in New York. He released the single Ne Lyubya in April.

Dan Balan biography was last updated Sat, January 31st 2015

Charts (singles)

Australia Austria Denmark Germany Greece Russia UK
Lepestkami slyoz #1
Chica Bomb #100 #64 #36 #37 #1 #1 #44
Justify Sex #1
Freedom #2
Lish Do Utra #2

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