[color=red]Emre Aydin won the 2008 MTV European Music Awards as "Europe's Favourite Act! Congratulations!
6.cadde (6. Street -for the curious-) which became famous with the music competition ‘Sing Your Song’ consisted of Emre Aydin and Onur Ela from Antalya. Their song for the competition was called ‘Donersen’ (If You Come Back) with wich they won the competition out of 1574 participants! Their self titled first album was released in 2003 after six months of work with producer Haluk Kurosman. 9 of the 11 songs were written by Emre Aydin and in addition there was a creative cover called ‘Sabuha’ which had been sung by arabesk singer Ibrahim Tatlises for years.
After Onur Ela decided to quit the group for his own professional music life, Emre Aydin began to work on his new album. It is called ‘Afili Yalnizlik’ (Ostentatious Loneliness) which was released by GRGDN. The album features a former 6. Cadde song called "Git" (Go) and an Umay Umay cover, "Hareket Vakti" (Time to Act).
The song ‘Belki bir gün özlersin’ (Maybe one day you'll miss) from the new album was offered for download on the official site well before the album release, loved and downloaded by more than a hundred thousand people.
The first hit of the album is the title song, Afili Yalnizlik, the immensely popular video of which was directed by Yon Thomas. Emre has won more than 16 awards so far with his debut album.
The featured video on ShowCaseYourMusic.com is entitled "Git" (Go) and is the third in line from the album, directed by Yon Thomas and Mike Norman.
Two more videos were added:
Sensiz Istanbul'a Dusmanim
(Without you I loathe Istanbul) is a duet with the rock band Gripin that led the Turkish charts for weeks. This is a live performance in a Turkish talk show.
Ele Gune Karsi
is a popular song by Mazhar Alanson. Now it is performed by gripin's solist Birol and Emre at the same talkshow.
For the translated album lyrics and Emre News see
: the Emre Aydin Lyrics Blog
Emre's Official English Website and Forum Launched