Koen Janssen (born February 6, 1981) is a composer from Belgium, currently residing with Warner Chappell PM and dos brains. His Music is featured in international campaigns from HBO, Universal, DC,… and international TV-shows. Born in Dendermonde and raised in Hamme, he started his passion for music at a young age. When he was 7 he used his brother’s room as concert hall and with a help of his trustworthy pencil, he conducted his own imaginary orchestra on the classical tunes of Mozart and Beethoven. At the age of 10, he attended the local music school where he learned to play the piano. 6 years later he was the proud owner of an upright piano, a gift from his parents. Every day after school, he sat behind his piano and according to his mood, he played happy or sad tunes. When puberty kicked in, his musical preferences wandered a bit. He started going to parties and got influenced by electro and pounding techno music. Eventually he started to perform as DJ at numerous parties and clubs. Not much later he came in contact with the band Cité Soleil who where on the search for a singer. Together they toured the East-Flanders region for 6 years. After this period of reggae and ska filled performances, he started his own band called InnerSyn with a good friend and an American singer. He gained a following on audio distribution platform SoundCloud when he released his single “Almost Found My Peace” (a collaboration with Oliver Sadie). This brought him back on the road of classical/orchestral music. Koen has grown in his musical career thanks to his many collaborations with various artists like Dirk Maassen, Fivos Valachis, Milana, IceRequim, Zefora, Achazia,…
His EP ‘Rise of Humanity’ released by Warner Chappell PM and Elbroar Trailer Music is a collaboration with Leah Makes Noise. Leah wrote the lyrics and did all the vocals for all the tracks. You can stream it on Spotify or any other music platform!
His second album “Future Now” is released by Warner Chappell PM and Elbroar Trailer Music and available to stream on Spotify!
His debut album, “Alive” (2019) tells a musical story about the journey through life. From “Essence Of Life” too “Rebirth”. Koen Janssen also collaborated on this album with Cozin (a Belgian band) and singers Nele Uyttendaele and Finlay Van Wymeersch. His wife Stefanie Wauters even has a spot as a vocalist on his track “Run Wild, Live Free“. The album will be released by Warner Chappell PM on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music,…