Spectral Display was founded by composer, keyboard artist & producer Michel Mulders. He released two albums with EMI Holland, on which he worked with various lead singers and musicians.
Lyricist and classical trained singer Henri Overduin collaborated with Michel Mulders, which led to writing frequently lyrics for Spectral Display and also performed 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 and 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 3,5 million streams/downloads.
The third album ‘You Steal My Heart’ was released in 2020 of which the name is the equivalent of the third single to be released. The vocals on this album are reinforced by dutch singer Paul Simon, Harry Lee, Lachi, A3ana, Maxine & Mandy Huydts. Guest vocals by Harry B, Bryan B, & Marianne Blok.
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’.
From the fourth’s album are so far released: In 2021 ‘To Me You’re Everything’, ‘You’re My Religion’, ‘Lay All Your Love On Me’, ‘It Burns You When It’s Hot’, in 2022 ‘Back On My Feet’, ‘Running’ For My Love’ and in 2023 ‘I’ll Give You The Night’, ‘More Than A Feeling’ and ‘Slowly . The vocals on this album are reinforced by dutch singer Paul Simon, Harry Lee, Lachi, A3ana, Ingrid Simons and Rob de Nijs. Guest vocals by Harry B, and Bryan B.