Belau is one of the most promising electronica newcomers around the European music scene.
In two years they had almost 200 live performances in 22 countries. The debut full-length album, “The Odyssey” won the Hungarian Grammy in best electronic music album category.
After they became Hungary’s No.1 musical export good, Belau released brand new song featuring Sophie Barker of the legendary Zero 7. You can hear the exotic beats of the band at renowned festivals like Primavera, Sziget, and Electric Castle.
In the world of electronica duo (Peter Kedves and Buzas Krisztian) a constant buoyant mood and a sense of optimism meets innovative electronic beats. Belau takes their listeners to cheerful places, filled with sunshine, where one can relax, unwind and find peace and harmony. The music starts you on an inner journey which is a gift in our world of increasing isolation. The long term goals of the ever-growing project include the creation of multiple concept LPs, each capturing the vibe of a different geographical region around the world.
Belau’s first hit “Island of Promise” coming out of radios, TVs or movies, featured on several musical toplists, international commercials, and appeared in HBO’s series. After releasing their debut album “The Odyssey”, Belau seem to ride on a wave of success, touring through Europe, played almost 200 shows in 22 countries and impressed audiences at renowned festivals like Primavera, Eurosonic, Reeperbahn, Sziget, SXSW – to name just a few.
The rising duo’s first LP won the prestigious Hungarian Grammy Awards in the best electronic music album category. Songs of the album was also airplayed by BBC Radio 1, and featured on EBBA Chart more than 20 weeks.
After they became Hungary’s No.1 musical export good, in early 2018, Belau started to work on their new concept album which will be as colourful as the Caribbean melting pot. “Through the song we were trying to capture individual milestones of existence – isolation to freedom, solitude to interaction. Reaching out for the ‘Essence’ is something that worth fighting for.” – said the duo from about their recent single which is a collaboration with Sophie Barker from the legendary Zero 7 classic, Simple Things.
Their second full length album will heat up the cold days of spring 2020 including a lot of chilled beats, exotic instruments, 808 subs, and some self-collected organic tunes. After their unique, soldout London show with classical musicians, Belau will continue their EU tour, in summer they will play major festivals like Primavera, Electric Castle, and Sziget.