Detlef Malinkewitz achieved his musical breakthrough in 1996 when his interpretation of the Elvis Presley song “In The Ghetto” became a worldwide hit. In Germany, the song sells almost 500,000 copies, lingers for weeks in the top ten of the German charts, achieved gold status and is awarded as the most successful cover hit of the year with the R.SH gold price. Published in 46 countries around the world, Detlef Malinkewitz’s voice sells worldwide to more than 12 million recordings.
Now, 22 years after his huge success, he returns to the stages of the world with a brilliant album.
On his new album “Feeling Good”, the exceptional singer shows the full range of his multi-faceted voice. The thrilling dynamics of his interpretations in songs such as “Feeling Good”, Everlasting Love “or Hoochie Coochie Man” alternate on this album with the soulful timbre of a punchy-warm voice that goes deep under the skin and the listener with songs like ” Creep “or” Angel “leaves behind.
The album “Feeling Good” is a musical firework with extraordinarily arranged world hits. It is peppered with first-class songs that bribe with ingenious melodies and fantastic grooves and still have none of their fascination. With these songs Detlef Malinkewitz has created an album that has never been heard before. 11 songs, some of which had been recorded in the 60s and 70s, were transported in the world-famous Wisseloord Studios by 25 of Europe’s best musicians into the sound of our time. On the mixing desk were the legendary mixing and recording engineer Ronald Prent and the four-time Grammy winner Darcy Proper, who gave the album its brilliant finishing touches.
The great orchestration of the album makes it clear that this album is not a pure pop, rock, blues or jazz album, but a fascinating crossover of all these soundscapes, supported by Detlef Malinkewitz ‘incomparable voice, all of them Genres excellently served.