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18.01.2018WENDE RELEASES ENTIRELY DUTCH LANGUAGE ALBUMMENS

WENDE RELEASES ENTIRELY DUTCH LANGUAGE ALBUM ‘MENS’

On March 2 WENDE presents her new album ‘MENS’, an album entirely in Dutch. On ‘Mens’, songs from Wende’s successful 2017 theatre production of the same name are further developed musically, allowing her confronting lyrics and daring electronic sounds to appear richer and more urgent than ever. This album is the starting point for a tour throughout pop stages, festivals and selected theatres – including an exclusive reprise of MENS on May 17, 18 and 19 in the Royal Carré Theatre, where Wende is this year’s Artist in Residence. her album is distributed by [PIAS].

The project MENS began one year ago, with the starting point: how can I be a human amongst all of these other people, at a time where we seem to be thrown upon our own resources more than ever, left with our own fears and inabilities, trying to get a grip on what is happening around us?

Wende’s apparently simple question leads us to devilishly complex answers. During her search for the truth she did not remain pondering alone, but went to others for input such as Typhoon, Joost Zwagerman and Dimitri Verhulst. Working with producers Yan and Ludowic, she created a raw and controversial portrait of today based upon her own texts, full of electro beats and candid, vulnerable songs. This evidently touched a nerve with both her public and the press: MENS is currently touring for a second season through sold-out halls in the Netherlands and Belgium.

About Wende
Wende has developed over the past years into one of the most versatile and passionate artists of the Netherlands. With her sharp-witted and distinctive voice and a healthy aversion to clichés and trends, she tells stories on the cutting edge of who and why, always managing to deeply move her audience in heart and soul.

Press reaction to theatre production MENS:

3voor12: “Wende switches in a fraction of a second from bombastic to fragile, to melancholy and unpredictable. And everything together. Nothing human is strange to Wende.”

De Volkskrant: “Her vulnerability blends perfectly with music and audio visual technicality of world class. There is no escaping Wende.”

NRC: “A singing Wende beats all the rest.”

Telegraaf: “An evening of another class.”

Parool: “… with her penetrating songs and beautiful lyrics, Wende offers perspective to every lost soul.”

AFTER BIG SUCCESS, SHOW ‘MENS’ ON SALE IN PARADISO

After the roaring success of Wende’s production MENS and the overwhelming demand for tickets, Wende will reprise MENS in Paradiso, Amsterdam on April 23, 2019. Ticket sales for this show open today via link Read more

Wende receives the Sylvia Kristel Award

During the twentieth edition of Film by the Sea, the Sylvia Kristel Award will be presented for the fifth time. This time the honour will be bestowed upon Wende Snijders. The presentation of the Sylvia Kristel Award 2018 will take place on Friday 14 September at CineCity in Vlissingen. Read more

WENDE BRINGS OWN FESTIVAL KALEIDOSCOOP TO CARRÉ

4 OCTOBER 2018 EXCLUSIVELY IN CARRÉ Read more

WENDE WINS THE ANNIE M.G. SCHMIDT PRIZE

Wende was awarded the Annie M. G. Schmidt Prize for her song ‘Voor Alles’, presented in the Theater Bellevue. Read more

02.03.2018Wende – MENS Out now!

Wende - MENS Out now!

Order online: wende.nu/en/store
Or listen on iTunes: https://apple.co/2oHeOGh & Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2owkvYj Read more

WENDE ANNOUNCED AS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE OF CARRÉ AND WILL GIVE AN EXCLUSIVE REPRISE OF MENS IN 2018

Starting this season, Carré and multi-talent Wende Snijders are entering into an artistic partnership. Wende will be the artist in residence at this renowned theatre on the Amstel. She will have her own workspace within the theatre, and on 17, 18, and 19 May of next year, she will give an exclusive reprise of her sold-out production MENS. Read more

After the roaring success of her new production MENS and the overwhelming demand for tickets, Wende will reprise her tour in November 2017 throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. Ticket sales for this autumn tour open today.

MENS premiered on March 2, to a full hall in Paradiso. After a stream of rave reviews, the rest of the tour – which runs until May – sold out in no time. The new tour will begin on October 31, and ends with a grand finale in Paradiso on November 25.

14.03.2017VRIJ ME

On March, 2nd. WENDE SINGS MENS premiered at Paradiso – Amsterdam.
Herewith the press quotes of the newspapers:

De Volkskrant | “Her vulnerability fits perfectly into this show, with music and audio visual technology of world class. With Wende there is no escape. “

NRC | “A singing Wende tops all the rest.”

Telegraaf | “A top class night.”

Parool |” … with its theatre programme, probing songs and beautiful lyrics Wende Snijders offers perspective to every wandering soul.” Read more