“a bit ahead of the times”
“The human powerhouse…a good-humoured fall storm…playful, ironic, all homemade on her own label. So great!”
"Good mood song...with a clear voice"
Wolfgang Rumpf, best song list (about DU UND ICH)
"The pop piñata is finished... childishly cheerful... And yet Zeul gets to the heart of the matter being sharp and ironic."
"Indeed also ablolutely suitable for radio."
"A life-affirming kick in the ass for a troubled world! ... A singer for all"
born 1981, June, 2nd
2002 Acting training in Mainz
2003-2006 Pop Academy BW studies BA in Pop Music Design/Singersongwriter/Composition
2005 Dublin: Semester abroad, concerts
2006 RIO REISER SONG PRIZE, Documentary film "Mannheim School - How pop music really comes about" 2007 "Max and Moritz" junk opera (Director: Michael Simon), Nationaltheater Mannheim (musical direction, composition, lyrics)
2008 founding of the label Gold and Tier CD OF THE YEAR on BR2: "Album No. 1"
PROMOTION PRIZE FOR POPMUSIK GERMANY LIED UND CHANSON PRIZE STUTTGART
Short portrait in the book “We are now! Front women in German pop"
2009 PROMOTION PRIZE TOP SONGS LIST
2010 UDO LINDENBERG PANIC PRIZE
2012 Bundesvision song contest with the song "Sandmann"
2013 baby break
2014-2015 concert tours by train alone with two small children
2016 concerts for GOETHE-INSTITUT TOULOUSE, among others Start of the show series “Favorite Stage Animals”, Wabe Berlin
2017 work new songs, concerts, workshops for kids and parents
2018 Dubbing voice cartoon "Avril"(arte) Recordings Studio Nord, Bremen (SNB) for the album "Johanna Zeul“, Work-in-progress series start “Petting Zoo” in Berlin
2019 concerts, support FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE Berlin and GREENPEACE BEST SONGS LIST Top 20: Single "Labyrinth" deputy music teacher at the Pfefferwerk primary school in Berlin
2020 Creation of new songs, studio sessions
2021 Album production "Feuer im Herzen" with international guest musicians
2022 EU Climate Ambassador. Duet production with Michael Zachcial and Die Grenzgänger "Propaganda der Chansons" for the album "The Songs of the Commune" is in the top 10 of the best song list and is album of the month for January.
Christof Stählin-Tribute "Der Kapitän" on the award (Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik) winning album "Nur meine Lieder" is album of the month July in the best song.
The single "Du und ich" starts at number 8 in the best song list and quickly climbs up to number 2
discography / filmography
Selection of the most important publications
2008 album "Album Nr.1 („Album #1")
2011 album "Live 08/09"
2012 single "Sandmann" with music video by Gerhard Wolf
2019 single "Labyrinth" with music video by Robert Löbel
Single "Eisbär" with music video by Tom Ben Guishard and Michael Zimmer
Album "Katzensprung" with Thomas Felder
2021 Autobiographical story „Eine wahre Begebenheit aus meinem Tourleben“ (“A true story from my tour life“) in the book "Potzblitz"
Single „Du bringst mich um„ („You kill me“) with music video by Duo Diagonal Single "Tütensuppe" („plastic bag soup“) with music video by Greenpeace Kids "green fox"/Fridays For Future Kids
Single "Lovefone" with animation teaser by Daniel Rodriguez
Single "Hallo Leben II“ („Hello Life II“) feat. Dirk Zöllner & Martin Goldenbaum
2022 Single "You Will" feat. Kays Elbeyli & Stracciatella Boyz with Music video by Duo Diagonal and others
Single „Du und ich“ (“You and Me“) Album „Feuer im Herzen“ (“Fire in the Heart“)