Tarkan's 2010 Album Out Today
Turkish pop music's megastar Tarkan has released his eagerly anticipated latest studio album, titled Adımı Kalbine Yaz. The 13-track record holds eight original songs - including the May digital release "Sevdanın Son Vuruşu" ("Love's Last Strike") - and features five remixes.
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Co-produced with long-term producer Ozan Çolakoğlu, the album is the result of a two-year effort, and showcases songs written by such Turkish pop greats as Sezen Aksu and the late lyricist Aysel Gürel, as well as tracks penned by Tarkan.
Official Facebook and Twitter Accounts Opened
Fans can connect up with the megastar at the social networking sites facebook.com/tarkanonline and twitter.com/tarkanonline.
UPDATE: The links to Tarkan's Facebook and Twitter accounts changed to http://www.facebook.com/tarkan and https://twitter.com/Tarkan in January 2012.
Tarkan Deluxe correspondent Mark Mayhey has been advocating such a move for years, while publishing Tarkan's inactive Twitter address last year. This account has now been removed, with the opening of the new Twitter account.
Moreover, the artist has also opened official MySpace and Flickr accounts, with the singer distributing high-res photos used for the 2010 album sleeve art on Flickr. Teasers to the sleeve art had been previously circulated online.
These network sites use the Tarkan Online moniker, where fans can connect up with the star at flickr.com/photos/tarkanonline and myspace.com/tarkanonline respectively.
The Turkish megastar has used the Tarkan Online tag before. The artist's website team had opened up a Tarkan Online portal for fans in 2001 with the release of his Karma album and its singles "Kuzu Kuzu" and "Hüp".