The success of the musical program offered by the "Şimdi Now" festival in Berlin can be attributed above all to one woman: Sezen Aksu. She is behind just about everything that has made Turkish Pop great.
Yayın Adı: Qantara Yayın Tarihi: 15-09-2004
Six Thousand People Meet For One Single Reason: To Sing
Diva Sezen Aksu presented a magnificent performance at the third chain of her concert series "Songs of Turkey" which took place at Harbiye Open-Air Theater, İstanbul.
Yayın Adı: Hürriyet Daily News Yayın Tarihi: 01-10-2002
World Music - Sezen Aksu
For those of us merely curious to check out Turkey's most celebrated female superstar, it was an unexpectedly wild and passionate reminder that there is some great music at the far end of the Mediterranean.
Yayın Adı: Guardian Unlimited Yayın Tarihi: 19-06-2002
Pain, Passion - and the Subtle Pleasures of a Good Pipe
Singer-songwriter Sezen Aksu rubs shoulders with her fans and eschews the trappings of stardom, yet she has dominated Turkish music for nearly three decades, says Su Steward.
Yayın Adı: The Independent Yayın Tarihi: 09-06-2002
Can a Song Divide or Unite a Country?
Maybe not pop diva Sezen Aksu's concert where she sang in Kurdish has divided Turkey's politicians and media into two.
Yayın Adı: Hürriyet Daily News Yayın Tarihi: 09-04-2002
You Should Have Been There...
At 6pm the Barbican foyer was bellydancing to the swoopy strings and chattering percussion of 7th Millennium, a seven-piece Egyptian band which was a splendid warm-up to the sold-out concert by Turkish diva Sezen Aksu.