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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Tarkan's 2010 Album Out Today

By Adelind Osmanlı reporting from Munich, Germany

Screencap of reportTurkish news reports write that Tarkan's latest album has hit music stores today in Turkey under a joint release with the singer's company HITT and music label DMC.

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.

<< Listen to samples of 2010 tracks
<< View first glimpse of 2010 sleeve art

Official Facebook and Twitter Accounts Opened

The back sleeve to Tarkan's 2010 release reveals that the artist has finally opened up official Facebook and Twitter accounts for his fans.The back sleeve to Tarkan's 2010 release reveals that the artist has finally opened up official Facebook and Twitter accounts for his fans.

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.

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Tarkan's 2010 album promo on his official Facebook page

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.

The singer has distributed high-res photos of the 2010 album sleeve art on his official Flickr account

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.

View Tarkan's Flickr photos at Tarkan Visual >>

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".

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