Michèle Anne Bachmann
born in in Bern, BE, Switzerland
Links www.michelebachmann.ch (German)
Anshelle are a Swiss Adult Contemporary Pop/Rock band from Bern, Switzerland founded in 2001.
In 2002 Anshelle released the first album Part of the Game as a producer team.
After major changes Anshelle was reborn as a band and released the sophomore record Rewind Please in 2007 with co-producer Gert Stäuble (Züri West). The album entered the Swiss album charts at #74 and the single "Little Mountain" the Swiss single charts at #65. Anshelle was awarded "Swiss Top Band" of the month September 7 and won 2 awards at the Toronto Exclusive Magazine Award 07 for "Best International Pop Song" (Rewind Please) und "Best International Pop Band". After an extensive club- and festival tour through Switzerland the band also released their album in the UK through Urban Angel Music and went on a promotion tour through Northern Ireland in February 2008.
In 2009 the band produced the record Betty's Garden with co-producer Steve Lyon and Gert Stäuble (Züri West). The album entered the Swiss album charts at #31 and the singles "Crossroads" and "Secret Garden" were released in the same year. The band again went on a big club- and festivaltour through Switzerland playing major festivals at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Hoch-Ybrig Openair and Gampel Open Air. In 2010 the EP Good Days with 2 remixes by Monsieur Morphologue and producer team DICK&klein as well as 2 remixes of the songs "Crossroads" (Beatblaster S. remix) and "Slightly Underdressed" (DICK&klein) plus a special mix of the song "Little Mountain" was released. The band won the Toronto Exclusive Magazine Award in 2010 for "Best International Rock Album".
After a break in 2011 the band produced its fourth album All In again without a label. The songs were mixed at Final Mix, Los Angeles by Rob Chiarelli and mastered at 360 Mastering, London by Dick Beetham. The first single I Can See Your Beauty was released with a videoclip on January 28, 2012.
The current line up consists of:
- Michèle Bachmann (vocals)
- Sandro Marretta (keys)
- Phil Küffer (bass)
- Martin Kissling (drums)
- Marc Hügli (guitars)
- All In (2012)
- Betty's Garden (2009) (CH #31)
- Rewind Please (2007) (CH #74)
- Part of the Game (2002) (BMG)
- Good Days (2010)
- 2012 "I Can See Your Beauty"
- 2010 "Good Days"
- 2009 "Secret Garden"
- 2009 "Crossroads"
- 2008 "I'm Alright"
- 2007 "Hayfield (Bring Me Back)"
- 2007 "Rewind Please"
- 2002 "Bangkok Smiling"
- 2002 "Think of Me"
- 2002 "Go-Girl"