Amit Erez

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With a rich repertoire behind him of countless shows around Israel, collaborations with thefinest local musicians, and four releases – Amit Erez is considered as one of the mostrespectful musicians in Israel ‐ as a writer, singer and a guitar player.Amit's first recordings were made at home and compiled in an album called Wish I CouldMake It A Story, which was self‐released by him. Shortly after, Amit went to spend a year inRotterdam for studies, and upon his return he joined the indie‐rock band Eatliz as a guitarplayer.Amit's first, nationwide distributed release, was an acoustic, intimate EP called "Black Light"(2006, Earsay Records) which won the hearts of many radio editors and listeners, and helpedhim establish himself as the leading figure of the English‐singing Israeli singer/songwriterscircle.In 2007 Amit signed with Anova Music, who released Amit's second, eponymous album (hisfirst full length) in November that year. The album was the result of a fruitful collaborationwith a rock band, and provided two hit singles ‐ Clever and Strong and Postcard. The later,was released with an accompanied videoclip and also won the Vox Populi prize of theIndependent Music Awards, while stirring awareness of Amit's music throughout the world.In 2008, Amit played a full band show at the Livorno Lovewave Festival in Italy, on a stageheadlined by The Chemical Brothers, and later on that year he was chosen to play at thePopkomm conference.April 2009 saw his first international release – Summer Conquered by Rain. The album is acompilation of songs from his two previous albums, and was only available digitally.Amit's new album of completely brand new material, titled Last Night When I Tried to SleepI Felt The Ocean With My Fingertips, was released on June 1st, 2009 in Israel only.