Cascada is a German musical group from the field of electronic dance music. Her style can be mainly categorized Hands up and Dance lane, where the trio has changed in the 2010s increasingly on Euro Dance, Electropop and Dance & DJ. International landed the group in Bonn, in the top ten in the U.S., Canada and Australia. In addition to Rank 1 in the UK, Sweden, France and the Netherlands. With 30 million records sold Cascada is one of the world's most successful dance acts.
Cascada has represented Germany in Malmo at the Euro Vision Song Contest 2013, finishing in 21st place.
- 4.1 Studio albums
- 5.1 Awards and nominations
2004-2007: Everytime We Touch
The singer Natalie Horler and producer Manuel Reuter ( aka DJ Manian ) formed the group in Bonn in 2002 under the name Cascade, then named themselves but for legal reasons Cascada (Spanish for waterfall ') around.
The first single Miracle was released in 2004 on vinyl and CD compilations. Songs like Bad Boy, Everytime We Touch, How Do You Do, A Neverending Dream or Ready for Love followed. Also an album ( Everytime We Touch) as well as a remix album ( Everytime We Touch - The Remix ) have been released on CD. The breakthrough came Cascada two years later.
With Everytime We Touch, a cover version of Maggie Reilly, Cascada went into the top ten of the U.S. charts on 21 February 2006. After 31 weeks on the Hot 100 Everytime We Touch was, for nearly two million copies sold, awarded double platinum. In August 2006, Cascada then reached number two on the UK charts and number one in Ireland. In Sweden Cascadas song was awarded double platinum and is one of the most successful songs of the Swedish chart history. On 5 January 2007, the single was released in Germany on the record company Universal and then came here in the top ten. The album Everytime We Touch was released again in February 2007 and achieved rank 50 in Germany.
In spring 2007, followed by the single Truly Madly Deeply, a cover version of the band Savage Garden. Then the song Miracle was released in summer 2007, which stood for several weeks in France at the top of the charts. Due to the success in the UK and Ireland, a fourth single release appeared there. The song A Neverending Dream became again an entry in the charts of both nations. Meanwhile, the title Would not It Be Good rose only by Downloads on rank 54 of the Swedish charts.
In the United Kingdom Cascada received for 350,000 copies sold of her album Everytime We Touch platinum. Worldwide went over seven million copies of their debut album and the debut single, over the counters, which brought Cascada in 2007, the World Music Award for Best Selling German Artist category in Monaco, where singer Natalie Horler had the song previously sung live on stage.
2007-2008: Perfect Day
On 14 December 2007 Cascada released their second album, Perfect Day. The first single from the album was What Hurts the Most ( a cover of the band Rascal Flatts ) and appeared in Germany on 4 January 2008. Previously the song in North America, the UK and Sweden has been published. In the U.S., What Hurts the Most rose to rank 52 in the United Kingdom to the ten and France obtained Cascada position two on the charts. In Germany What Hurts the Most debuted in ninth place.
The second single from the album was What Do You Want from Me? . In summer 2008, the cover of Because the Night followed. Faded and Perfect Day appeared as the fourth and fifth single in the U.S. only. Apart from What Hurts the Most no single release from the album was successful. After about 23 months of the first publication of What Hurts the Most on 28 October 2009 was awarded in the U.S. with gold. The album Perfect Day was honored in the UK with platinum for more than 300,000 copies sold.
2009-2010: Evacuate the Dancefloor
The third album of the dance trio, Evacuate the Dancefloor, was released on 6 July 2009 initially only in the UK, where it got in at number eight. It covers pop, house, r'n'b to dance, but does not cover versions as on previous albums. On 17 July 2009 the album in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, was released and reached number 21 on the German album charts, with which it became the most successful album of the band in their home country. In Austria, the album managed to debut at No. 17 and in Switzerland at number 43 of the charts.
The eponymous first single was released on 29 June 2009 and rose in the UK immediately at number one one. You relegating the recently deceased Michael Jackson off the top spot. In Germany managed Evacuate the Dancefloor up to number five on the singles charts in Austria to sixth and Switzerland on the seven.
26 July 2009 Cascada appeared as the opening act for Britney Spears 's only concert in Germany before 17,000 fans at the O2 World Berlin, and also presented new songs.
The song Evacuate the Dancefloor became after the publication of an international hit, reaching number two among others in Ireland and New Zealand, fourth place in Canada, France and fifth in third place in Australia and Norway, as well as rank one in the Dutch Top 40 in the United States managed to Evacuate the Dancefloor to position 25 on the Billboard Hot 100, the single was until November 2009 bought over 1,000,000 times and therefore awarded gold. This Cascada counts with Rammstein and Scooter Germany's most successful artists. Overall, the single sold 4 million copies worldwide.
The next single for the German market was Fever and was released on 9 October 2009. The song debuted at rank 31 in Germany. In the UK and Ireland, however Dangerous is three days later appeared as a follow-up single. Fever was released on 21 December 2009 as the third single in the United Kingdom.
Cascada was nominated in 2009 for the "1 Live Krone ", but could not prevail against their competitors.
At the end of 2009 Cascada Evacuate the Dancefloor Single stood in all relevant years charts and sold over a total of 2,550,000 - time. This meant rank 36 of the most successful songs of 2009 worldwide.
Cascadas Single Fever went into the charts in Australia and New Zealand in January 2010. The band rose with this song for the fifth time in the top ten in France.
The song Pyromania had clicked on February 17, 2010 premiere on YouTube and was in the first two days, almost 50,000 times. In addition to the chart entrances in Germany, Austria, the UK, Bulgaria and the Netherlands succeeded in the formation again to achieve success outside of Europe. So Pyromania gained 7 August 2010 Rank 93 of the Canadian charts and climbed into the Top Five of the Brazilian dance charts.
Natalie Horler announced that they are working on a fourth album in 2011. In September 2010, a Technicore - remix of the song Night Nurse was published on the Internet, which is located on the new album, for the time being but there was no release date. Robbins Entertainment, the U.S. record company by Cascada Night Nurse was announced as a possible successor Single by Pyromania. On November 8, 2010 A Night Nurse was published by Cascada on their YouTube channel.
Due to health problems of Natalie Horler all appearances were canceled until early 2011 in November 2010.
2010-2013: Original Me and other projects
2011 Cascada came back with a new single and their fourth album. In March 2011, the video for the new single was San Francisco in Toronto, Canada, rotated. Directed by Lisa Mann, in this case, which, inter alia, has worked with Britney Spears, and choreographer Luther Brown was the dancers. On May 6, the music video on YouTube and MyVideo was first shown. San Francisco was released on June 3, 2011 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Before the song in Finland, Sweden, Netherlands, France and New Zealand was released via iTunes.
San Francisco not even climbed on 8 June 2011 hence one week after the German first publication, in the top three of the German iTunes charts. On 20 June 2011, the song placed immediately ranked 13 in the German Media Control singles chart. Singer Natalie Horler was among others, Stefan Raab's TV Total and the ARD television guest to present their new single and the new album Original Me. She also appeared in San Francisco in the TV show The Dome 58.
Also the previously released as singles songs Pyromania and Night Nurse appears next to San Franscisco to Original Me. In addition, the album with a bonus CD is available at the Cascadas Greatest Hits can be found. The next single Au Revoir is available since 23 September 2011.
Following their participation in the jury of Germany sucht den Superstar appeared on 16 March 2012, the video for the song Summer of Love for the first time on German television. The single was released on 30 March 2012 and reached number 13 of the German and Swiss charts and placed in Austria ranked 7th, what Cascada thus represents the third Top 10 single in Austria. The best-of album, Back on the Dancefloor followed on 13 April and was able to reach the Top 40 in Germany and Austria. Furthermore, it was ranked 25 in Switzerland and became the most successful album Cascada in Switzerland. On April 10, Natalie Horler appeared for the third time after 2009 and 2011, the ARD morning show on so as to present an unplugged version of Summer of Love.
On June 22, the single Rhythm of the Night, which is a cover of the same corona songs of 1993 and the first cover song Cascadas appeared since 2008. The single reached in Germany and Switzerland, the Top 30 and was able to advance to the Top 10 in Austria, thus Cascadas second top 10 single is one behind the other.
Horler it is working on new songs. Over time, individual videos were uploaded by a studio session by the end of August, for example, an unplugged version of the single Ready for Love from their debut album.
On November 30, 2012, a record was released, entitled It's Christmas Time. It is a pure Christmas album and contains 11 cover versions, as well as an original title, including the 2007 published Last Christmas. Share on Facebook she announced that her father participated in two tracks on the album with a trombone. At the same time announced blue art event GmbH on 26 November 2012, a new single, regardless of the Christmas album that.
2013: Euro Vision Song Contest
On December 17, 2012 announced the ARD that Cascada will participate at the German preselection for the Euro Vision Song Contest, Our song for Malmö, with the single Glorious on 14 February 2013.
Glorious celebrated on January 9, 2013 its radio premiere. The accompanying music video, which was produced in the Historische Stadthalle in Wuppertal, was officially released on February 1. On February 11, Natalie Horler appeared for the fourth time on the ARD television and sang Glorious in an unplugged version.
On February 14 Cascada finally occurred at Our song for Malmö and won the preliminary round with 30 points, including 12 points from the televoting. After the broadcast of the song debuted on the same evening in the Top15 of the German iTunes charts and reached two days later topped. The morning after the German pre, the group presented in the ARD television their winning song in the dance version of the previous evening, and then flew to Denmark, where she continues her current tour. Thus they entered the final of the Euro Vision Song Contest 2013 on May 18, 2013 for Germany to Malmö. Although the bookies Cascada saw in the top 10, obtained the formation with their interpretation only Rank 21 (18 points). After it has been speculated whether the moderate performance of the current European economic crisis and the discontent against the Federal Republic is owed.
On 29 March 2013, another compilation album, The Best of Cascada, which Glorious, the follow-up single The World Is in My Hands and unplugged versions of Glorious and Enemy, a song from the album Original Me ( 2011) appeared, contains. The single The World Is In My Hands will be released in Germany on July 26. In November Cascada released their first acoustic album Acoustic Sessions, in which Horler new einsang especially titles from previous studio albums.
In the summer of 2013 Cascada released the next single The World Is In My Hands. The music video premiered on 19 July 2014. Parallel announced the trio to work again in the studio to provide the promised acoustic album. Acoustic Sessions was finally released on 1 November 2013. The album includes acoustic and unplugged versions of past hits of the band as well as a few cover versions of other songs. Out stinging does particularly a re-recording of You along with Robin Stjernberg, who represented Sweden at the Euro Vision Song Contest 2013 with this song.
2014: New Single Blink
On December 12, 2013, the German DJ and producer CJ Stone announced that he was working on a remix for the latest Cascada release. He informed that the single is called titled Blink and will be published in spring 2014. Fans hope that Blink is a pre-release single of a fifth studio album. On January 10, 2014 Natalie posted on Facebook that she was busy with the planning of the music video for the new single. The " Cardinal Crew Remix" of " Blink" is on the House - Top of the Clubs Vol compilation 62 which will be released on March 28, 2014 be present. This points to an early release of the single. On March 11, 2014, a preview of the " Cardinal Crew Remix" on Amazon was released. The song is a cover of the same song by UVUK.
Record label and side projects
The record label the band was beginning Andorfine Records. Later, the production team founded his own label ( Zooland Records), on which they publish their productions. The singles and albums by Cascada but are published on the major label Universal Music.
2004 and 2005 were in the side project Siria, which is, however, only from Manian and Natalie Horler, the Singles and Endless Summer I Will Believe It published the Cascada published on the album Perfect Day again.
- 2007: Everytime We Touch Tour
- 2008: Clubland Live Tour
- 2008: Perfect Day Tour
- 2009: Clubland Live Tour
- 2011: Original Me Tour