Michel Mulders is a composer for film, documentary, modern dance, theater, multimedia purposes & tv- & radio -commercials. Besides composer, producer and sound designer he is the founder of postproduction company Centersound, music publishing labelSpectral-Records & the record project Spectral Display.
With Spectral Display he released two albums for EMI Holland, on which he worked with various lead singers and musicians.
He found a succesful collaborator in Henri Overduin, who wrote most of the lyrics and also sang the vocals on their first hit single ‘It Takes A Muscle To Fall In Love’.
The group’s songs are influenced by artists such as Rick Wakeman, Krafwerk, George Michael, David Bowie, Yello, Steely Dan and inspiring producers like Trevor Horn, Quincy Jones & Alan Parsons.
‘It Takes A Muscle To Fall In Love’ was released in 13 countries. First in Holland and Italy, followed by France, Germany, Spain, the UK, Belgium, Australia, New-Sealand, Japan…..
‘It Takes A Muscle To Fall In Love’ was covered by several international singers amoung M.I.A., who released the track as her second single from the album MAYA. It was produced by DIPLO.
With the use of ‘It Takes A Muscle’in various international films, the song has been picked up and its popularity has risen. On the digital channels it reached over 2,5 million streams.
Many requests to reunite and write new material triggered Michel Mulders and Henri Overduin to get back together to write a new ablum ‘You Steal My Heart’ of which the name is the equivalent of the third single to be released. The vocals on the new album are reinforced by dutch singer Paul Simon, Harry Lee, Lachi, A3ana, Maxine & Mandy Huydts.
Guest vocals by Harry B, Bryan B, & Marianne Blok. Guitarists Bert Meulendijk, Lex Bolderdijk & Arie Storm. Bass guitarist Michel van Schie.
Much more likely to appeal to open-minded electronic fans and those with eclectic tastes than to strictly pop fans, the impressive collection offers original tunes, including the atmospheric and wistful ‘Chained Melody’ and virtuosic ‘You Give Me Wings’.