Benjamin Siksou Biography
Benjamin Siksou is a French singer-songwriter and actor. He sings in a “jazz blues” style and plays the guitar, piano, and violin.
Benjamin Siksou Age
Benjamin Siksou was born on 8 February 1987, in Paris, France. His zodiac birth sign is the Aquarius. Siksou celebrates his birthday in the month of February 8th every year. He is of French nationality.
Benjamin Siksou Family
Benjamin Siksou’s family information is not given in details, all that is known is that his mother was a visual artist and his father a magazine publisher. There are no records of his siblings at the moment we are following up on the matter we shall update you soon.
Benjamin Siksou Height
His height and weight are currently under review includig his other body measurements such as shoulder, chest, biceps, waist and shoe size.
Benjamin Siksou Net Worth
Benjamin’s net worth according to Forbes and other reliable sources is under review, his salary and monthly earnings are not revealed yet, the musician’s primary source of wealth is album sales , tours, and concerts in which he performs. It seems like he is making a good sum of money since he is able to afford himself a good comfortable life.
Benjamin Siksou Girlfriend
According to our records, Benjamin Siksou is possibly single. He had a couple of relationships with girls through time, and we saw exactly exactly what the tabloids had to say about it. When he ended things with his long-term girlfriend, we all felt sorry for them.
Apparently, it wasn’t meant to be, although they appeared as if they were the duo that was magical. None of the connections was stable, although Benjamin Siksou appeared with women in public. To all of the women in town’s excitement, Benjamin Siksou has been entrusted a whole lot recently, which gave them all a fair chance.
Benjamin Siksou Joyce Jonathan
the singer Joyce Jonathan made a revelation about her love life: ” Benjamin Siksou, was my first love when I was 15. I was crazy in love with him, we were in the same school. song of love that I wrote, was called ‘No need of you’ , he was against it, and I told myself that for my 10 years on stage it was a good idea to propose to sing it with me because today, we are very good friends “.
Benjamin Siksou Music
This precocious musician grew up between the thirteenth and the sixth arrondissement of Paris. He began taking violin and tennis classes in 1989 at the age of two and a half years, Benjamin devoted himself entirely to his other passion for music, and in 2002 he started to write and compose his first songs.
He also joined a band with some of his friends from his college and, beginning in 2005, performed in Parisian jazz bars such as the Caveau des Oubliettes, the Melody Blues, the Swan Bar, and the café Le Chartreux. At the time Benjamin was taking influences from songs such as “Billie Jean”, “Hallelujah”, “Just the Two of Us”, and “Summertime”, and was already playing his own compositions like “Just know that I knew”, “On the Ground”, “Work Another Day”, and “Ma muse mon égérie”.
In 2007, now studying in his second year of art history, Benjamin decided to interrupt his studies to dedicate himself to music and obtained his first roles in the film industry in the same year. Some of the musicians that have influenced Siksou are John Lee Hooker, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway, Jeff Buckley, Ella Fitzgerald, Alain Bashung, Lauryn Hill, John Coltrane, and James Chance.
Benjamin Siksou Songs
♦ “Décor” – 4’37 – Live at Café de la Danse (Benjamin Siksou)
♦ “Avant de m’endormir” – 3’41 – Live au Café de la Danse (Benjamin Siksou)
♦ “Just the Two of Us” – 2’38 – Live au Café de la Danse (Bill Withers/Grover Washington, Jr.)
♦ “Madame rêve” – 6’45 – Live au Café de la Danse (Pierre Grillet / Alain Bashung)
♦ “Just Know That I Knew” – 4’28 – Live au Café de la Danse (Benjamin Siksou)
♦ “My Eternity” – 3’08 – 1ère maquette (Benjamin Siksou / Hugh Coltman)
♦ “My Eternity” – 3’08 – Version studio (Benjamin Siksou / Hugh Coltman)
Benjamin Siksou Nouvelle Star
Siksou appeared on the 6th season of the French reality singing competition show Nouvelle Star in 2008. His time on the show began at the Paris casting on 27 February 2008, where Philippe Manœuvre called him a “rough diamond” (French: Diamant brut) after he performed a cover of “Just the Two of Us” by Bill Withers and was unanimously supported.
His jazzy style stood out on the show. However, a jury strongly believing in him along with public voting greatly in his favor helped to elect him each week by a large majority for his 19 performances. This great support over more than three months carried him to the show finale at the Pavillon Baltard on 11 June 2008.
His time on Nouvelle Star brought him to fame, sending over 4.6 million hits to Benjamin’s MySpace page since February 2008. The official Facebook page for Benjamin Siksou has accumulated 110,000 members.
Benjamin Siksou So in Love
The album So in Love by André Manoukian, produced by Enzo Productions and distributed by Capitol EMI, debuted in April 2010. It contained 14 classic jazz titles adapted and performed by new artists, accompanied by Manoukian’s piano music. Siksou sang two of the songs on the album: a solo “I Fall in Love Too Easily” and a duo “Lullaby of Birdland” with China Moses.
Benjamin Siksou “My Eternity”
“My Eternity”, Benjamin’s first single, realized by Vincent Ségal, was released in France on 9 February 2009. It was distributed by Believe Digital and produced by Derrière Les planches / Temps d’Eté, and is only available for purchase in online music stores.
The music video for “My Eternity”, directed by Christophe Charrier, was presented on 9 April 2009 in Le Grand Journal de C+
Benjamin Siksou EP
Instantanés du 11/04/2009, Siksou’s first EP, was released in France on 22 June 2009. The album, distributed by Believe Digital and produced by Derrière Les planches / Temps d’Eté, is only available for purchase in online music stores and for streaming on Deezer.
The EP contains five songs recorded live at the Café de la danse in Paris on 11 April 2009 and mixed by Olivier Lude. The album also includes two versions of the single My Eternity.
Benjamin Siksou Movies
♦ 2008 15 an et demi Gaspard
♦ 2013 Blue Is the Warmest Colour Antoine
♦ 2014 Une Histoire banale The man in the washroom
♦ 2015 The Art Dealer Jean
♦ 2015 Jailbirds Adrien Leroy
Benjamin Siksou Touring
Siksou’s EP was the result of his first French tour. Organized by Auguri Productions, this tour was sold out from its debut on April 2009 to its finish in June. The tour passed through Dijon at La Vapeur, Anger at Chabad, Clermont-Ferrand at Coopérative de Mai, Bordeaux at Rock School Barbey, Marseilles at Espace Julien, Lyon at Ninkasi Kao, Lille at Splendid, and Paris at Café de la Danse for two concerts on 10 and 11 April 2009