Söhne Mannheims is a German music group founded in Mannheim in 1995. Pop and soul are the primary elements of the numerous and successful albums produced by the band and which have won them prizes such as the Echo, Comet or Goldene Stimmgabel.
Over time both the people and number of members in the group have changed. But there are always things that unite the band: home country, joy of playing, courage and consonance. And of course the love of music.
Mannheim is their home town and their center of force. No matter where they go, they know where they came from. Everything started in Mannheim, in 1995. Some friends got an idea and so different voices, temperaments and sounds were mixed up. The result was a successful debut album: Zion was released in 2000. The second album Noiz (2004) was even more successful, awarded with platin for record sales.
Joy of playing
Small clubs or big halls – the band loves to rock the stage. There´s always an inner tension before the show. But on stage it explodes in a pure joy of playing. And this joy you can also hear on their records. And for example on their album Iz On (2009) the Söhne Mannheims blast the musical styles – from hip hop to reggae to soul…
The Söhne Mannheims raise their voice, they stand up for a better world. That´s also demonstrated by their album “Barrikaden von Eden” (2011). The musicians believe in the good – and stand for a good cause. The band supports social foundations and sings for non-governmental organizations like Amnesty International.
The album ElyZion (2014) tells about the awakening and the change.
The artists may go new musical ways…but when it comes to the point they keep together. “EvoluZion” is the first best-of album the band released in 2015 to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Departure and returning home, variety and unity, the love for music. The attributes describe the band and are united on the album MannHeim (2017).