SX (band)

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SX
OriginKortrijk, Belgium
GenresIndie pop
Years active2009–present
LabelsClay
Websitewww.sxmusic.be
MembersBenjamin Desmet
Stefanie Callebaut
Sebastiaan Van den Branden
Christophe Claeys
Past membersJeroen Termote

SX is a Belgian aetheric indie pop group from Kortrijk, Belgium. The band was founded in the spring of 2009 by Benjamin Desmet (keyboard, guitar) and Stefanie Callebaut (voice, keyboard).[1]

With Mister Lion the group won the Road2Fame-challenge of TV channel TMF in June 2009. Three months later, the group won the public's prize during the final of talent show Westtalent.[2] As radio channel Studio Brussel provided them both the Vi.be On Air-award and their attention, SX broke through in January 2011 with the record 'Black Video'.[1][3] The video clip received positive criticism as well. On 26 May 2011 SX recorded three tracks (Black Video, Stop and Graffiti) in the Toots-Studio in Brussels. These tracks were broadcast in the Studio Brussel program Select and can still be heard at the Studio Brussel website.[3] In 2011, the group went on tour through Germany, Netherlands and the United Kingdom.[4] The group's debut album, Arche, was released in 2012. The follow-up, Alphabet, was released in 2016.

Name[edit]

Multiple interpretations are possible for the short name "SX". The technological tone of the term, the futuristic scope of the name and the referral to sex are a couple of examples singer Stefanie Callebaut gave during interviews.[4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

[5]

Album(s) with hits in
the Flemish Ultratop
Date of
appearance
Date of
entrance
Highest
position
Number
of weeks
Arche 2012 10-11-2012 2 44
Alphabet 18-11-2016 26-11-2016 13 7

Singles[edit]

[6]

Single(s) with hits in
the Flemish Ultratop
Date of
appearance
Date of
entrance
Highest
position
Number
of weeks
"Black Video" 07-03-2011 23-04-2011 31 11
"Gold" 2012 10-11-2012 36 4
"Graffiti" 2013 09-03-2013 tip4 -
"The Future" 2013 22-06-2013 tip37 -
"Hurts" 2016 13-02-2016 40 1
"Shimona" 2016 23-04-2016 tip35 -
"Mercury" 2016 16-07-2016 tip -
"Comfort" 2016 29-10-2016 tip10 -
"Real Life" 2019 04-05-2019 tip49 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grensrock: SX". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). June 18, 2011. Retrieved September 6, 2014.
  2. ^ "Westtalent van hoog niveau". De Standaard (in Dutch). November 30, 2009. Retrieved September 6, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "SX wint Vi.be On Air 2011" (in Dutch). Studio Brussel. May 26, 2011. Retrieved September 6, 2014.
  4. ^ a b Deschacht, Tom (May 21, 2011). "'We hebben altijd in de kracht van onze muziek geloofd'". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). Retrieved September 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "SX (albums)". Ultratop. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  6. ^ "SX (singles)". Ultratop. Retrieved January 7, 2017.

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