Marcus Fuereder, better known by his stage name Parov Stelar, is Austrias internationally most successful artist. He is called the founder of “Electro Swing” and his band, the Parov Stelar Band, is in heavy request all over the world. His music is the soundtrack for numerous movies, TV shows and ads.
Already his first release, the EP Kiss Kiss, and the following album “Rough Cuts” in 2004 provided him an immediate breakthrough in the international electronic music scene. His unique sound, his specific approach to music production and the unorthodox combination of musical genres soon made him the star of an uprising scene. With his subsequent albums (Seven and Storm (2005), Shine (2007), Coco (2009), The Princess (2012), The Invisible Girl (Parov Stelar Trio, 2013), The Art of Sampling (2013), the No. 1 album The Demon Diaries (2015), Live @ Pukkelpop (2016)) and more than 20 EPs he was able to strengthen and even improve his status until today and he became the favorite of a huge fan community.
The Parov Stelar Band played more than 600 live shows all around the world, e.g. sold out shows at Playstation Theater in New York (twice), Alexandra Palace in London, Zenith in Paris and Columbiahalle in Berlin. They played many major festivals like Coachella (US), Glastonbury (UK), Sziget (HU) , Hurricane/Southside, Lollapalooza (DE), Rock Werchter, Pukkelpop (BE), Vieilles Charrues, Solidays (FR), NOSAlive! (PT), Zurich Open Air, Gampel Open Air and Gurten Festival (CH), Untold (RO), Frequency (AT) and co-headlined La Fete the L’Humanite in Paris in front of 100,000 people.
Parov Stelar ist also in heavy request for cooperations. He worked with Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Marvin Gaye, Lana Del Rey, Bryan Ferry, AronChupa and many more.
Parov Stelar has 1 Million facebook fans and more than 100 Million youtube views. His tracks have been used on more than 700 compilations worldwide (e.g. Hotel Costes, Buddha Bar and Electro Swing) and have been used in numerous TV shows, TV series and movies. There are dozens of TV ads with his music e.g. Audi, Bacardi, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Colgate, Cosmopolitan, Escada, Fiat, Microsoft, Motorola, Nespresso, Paco Rabanne, Target and Vodafone to name just a few.
Parov Stelar is Austria’s most successful international artist and won 7 Amadeus Austrian Music Awards (2012: Best Electronic/Dance; 2013: Best Live Act, Best Electronic Act, Best Album; 2014: Best Live Act, 2015: Best Electronic/Dance, 2016: Best Electronic/Dance). He released 9 albums and more than 20 EP's independently. Next to various top chart positions in Europe the track Booty Swing reached No. 2 in the electronic US iTunes charts and No. 1 in the Canadian.
12,500 fans cheered and danced to celebrate the start of "The Burning Spider Tour" in Vienna’s sold out Stadthalle. The brand new Parov Stelar tour will take the band in 2017 from Australia and New Zealand to the biggest European festivals and major headline shows from London to Berlin. The entirely redesigned experience will include songs from the forthcoming album "The Burning Spider” such as Grandpa's Groove, Mama Talkin 'and Cuba Libre. Expect Blues samples from Muddy Waters and Lightning Hopkins morphed into the classic Parov Stelar Sound on the new album and in the new show.