Free piano sheet music from Mika
Mika is a British singer and songwriter, on his real name, Michael Holbrook Penniman, Jr.
He was born in Beirut, Lebanon, but soon the family moved to Pris and later in London, the United Kingdom.
He was born on August 18th, 1983 and he approaches many genres such as pop rock, power pop and glam rock as well as playing various instruments like piano, keyboards and others. He has been active in the music industry since 2006 when he released his first single, "Relax, Take It Easy".
His first extended play was titled "Dodgy Holiday" and he released it in 2006. Mika's debut album, "Life In Cartoon Motion" was released on February 5th, 2007 and it sold more than 5 million and a half copies throughout the world.
He received a Grammy Awards nomination and won a Brit Award for "Best British Breakthrough Act". The album contained the hit "Grace Kelly" which topped the UK Singles Chart. After the album came the comparison between the artist and Robbie Williams, David Bowie, Elton John, Freddie Mercury and Scissor Sisters.
He offered live performances at "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno", "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and at "So You Think You Can Dance", all in 2007. In the same year, he embarked on a tour along Sara Bareilles and Natalia Lesz. In 2008, he performed at the Brit Awards songs like "Grace Kelly", "Love Today" and "Standing In The Way Of Control".
His second album, "The Boy Who Knew Too Much" came on September 21st, 2008 and it was recorded in Los Angeles with the producer Greg Wells. The first single to be released was "We Are Golden", and after that came "Blame It On The Girls" and "Gave It All Away".
He offered live performances of the songs at the Sydney Opera House, at Australian Idol Grand Final, on the Seven Network, also from Australia, at Good Morning America, in New York City, at "Late Show With David Letterman", at the Roundhouse, in London, at "Friday Night With Jonathan Ross" and others.
Mika's third studio album was named "The Origin Of Love" and it was released on July 1st, 2011. The lead single was "Celebrate" and it featured Pharrell Williams.
One of the most famous singers of his generation, Mika has gained much success in just a few years. His popularity increases with every new album and his singles immediately turn into hits.
|Birth Name:||Michael Holbrook Penniman, Jr.|
|Born:||18 August 1983, in Beirut, Lebanon|
|Genres:||Pop Rock, Glam Rock, Power Pop|
|Occupations:||Musician, Singer, Songwriter|
|Instruments:||Vocals, Keyboards, Piano|
|Also known as:||Mica Penniman, Mika Penniman|
|Discography:||- Life In Cartoon Motion (2007)|
- The Boy Who Knew Too Much (2009)
- The Origin Of Love (2012)
|Filmography:||- Live In Cartoon Motion (2007)|
- Live Parc Des Princes Paris (2008)