Şarkıcı

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Şarkıcı
Sıla - Şarkıcı.jpg
Studio album by
Released20 May 2022
GenrePop
Length49:28
LabelSony
ProducerSıla Gençoğlu
Sıla chronology
Acı Meşk Aslolan Heves
(2020)
Şarkıcı
(2022)
Singles from Şarkıcı
  1. "Şarkıcı"
    Released: 13 May 2022

Şarkıcı (Singer) is the seventh studio album by Turkish singer Sıla. It was released on 20 May 2022 by Sony Music Entertainment.[1][2] The album was produced by Sıla herself, who wrote the lyrics for fourteen out of the fifteen tracks in the album in collaboration with other artists.[3]

Music videos[edit]

The first promotional singer from the album, also titled "Şarkıcı" was released together with a music video on 13 May 2022. The music video, directed by Bedran Güzel, garnered a million views in two days and the album became among the trending topics on Twitter in Turkey.[4] The second music video, "Velhasıl", was released together with the album on 20 May 2022.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Serhat Tekin of Hürriyet described the album's tone as "classical Sıla style" and named "Öpücük ve Kurabiye" as the song that stood out the most.[5] Writing for the same paper, Hikmet Demirkol stated that Şarkıcı was a "very rich album in terms of musical style" and commended Sıla for releasing an album in a music market that is dominated by singles.[6] Milliyet's Mayk Şişman named "Sek" as the album's best song and added: "The album has a Turkish style on the one hand and a European style on the other. From the beginning to the end, the Aegean seam has been added to the fullest".[7]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Composer(s)Length
1."Şarkıcı"Sıla GençoğluGürsel Çelik2:31
2."Kalksın Uyuyanlar"GençoğluGençoğlu4:10
3."Velhasıl"Gençoğlu · Umut Yaşar SarıkayaGençoğlu · Sarıkaya2:57
4."Sek"Gençoğlu · SarıkayaGençoğlu · Sarıkaya3:18
5."Başgan"GençoğluGençoğlu3:14
6."Ansızın"Cem Adrian · GençoğluAdrian4:07
7."Arz"Gençoğlu · SarıkayaGençoğlu · Sarıkaya3:09
8."Sen Ağla"Sezen AksuAksu2:48
9."Yemyeşil"GençoğluGençoğlu3:06
10."Suskun"Gençoğlu · ÇelikGençoğlu · Çelik3:15
11."Metelik"Gençoğlu · İlker KaleliGençoğlu · Kaleli3:58
12."Öpücük ve Kurabiye"Cudi Genç · Sibel Gürsoy · GençoğluGenç · Gürsoy · Gençoğlu2:59
13."Mektup"Gençoğlu · Kerem TürkaydınGençoğlu · Türkaydın3:42
14."Altango"Gençoğlu · Efe BahadırGençoğlu · Bahadır3:46
15."Yolcudur Abbas"GençoğluÇelik2:19
Total length:49:28

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format(s) Label
Turkey 20 May 2022[8] CD · Digital download Sony
Worldwide Digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ "şarkıcı on iTunes". Apple Music. Archived from the original on 23 May 2022. Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Albüm çıktı". Milliyet. 21 May 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Sıla'nın 6 yıldır beklenen 'Şarkıcı' albümü dinleyicisiyle buluştu". Habertürk. 20 May 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  4. ^ "'Şarkıcı'yı 2 günde 1 milyon kişi izledi". Hürriyet. 16 May 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  5. ^ Tekin, Serhat (24 May 2022). "Deli İşi". Hürriyet. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  6. ^ Demirkol, Hikmet (26 May 2022). "Şarkıcı". Hürriyet. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  7. ^ Şişman, Mayk. "Sıla 'Yeni Ay'da haklıydı, yazmasaydı 'Şarkıcı' olamazdı!". Milliyet. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  8. ^ "Sıla'nın 7. stüdyo albümü: "Şarkıcı"". sozmuzik.com. 20 May 2022. Retrieved 23 May 2022.