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Six Was Nine was a German rock - pop and soul duo , which became known in 1994 with the hit single "Drop Dead Beautiful". The singer Achim Degen and the guitarist Markus Tiedemann founded the formation in Frankenthal in Rhineland-Palatinate.

Both had already played in different bands and gained musical experiences. In 1992 they released "A Few Bold Strokes Of The Brush", their first CD album at Virgin Records .

On the album "Let It Come Your Way" from 1994, they had two songs in the musiccharts with "Drop Dead Beautiful," written by Mick Leeson and Peter Vale, and "Surprise, Surprise" written by Bobby Womack and Jim Ford ,
In the Swedish charts the former was for two weeks on 36th place. The video gave it with the music channels VIVA and MTV . Also on "Samplers" is the title of "Bravo Hits 7 - EMI", "Hot And Fresh" - Ariola "," Hot Hits "- Time Live" and "Rock Superstars Vol. 2 - Virgin". In this album, the experience of producer Mike Vernon played an important role.

Also with the next album "Walk With The Spirits" 1996 Six Was Nine again two singles in the charts. With "Mission Of Love" written by Andy Goldmark, JD Martin and Jamie Houston, "Searching For A Soul" written by Peter Vale, Michael Leeson, E. Chacon, and C. Pettigrew, Degen and Tiedemann were still successful.
"Live" they played with Tommy Baldu (drums), Harald Schneck (keyboard), Wolfgang Harling (bass) and Sandie Wollasch (singing) as "Opening Act" of the Tina Turner Wildest Dreams World Tour 96 in Belgium and the Netherlands ,
Also in Germany the formation was to be experienced at different live performances.

On their last album "Zen & Now", which was released in BMG in 1998, Achim Degen, Markus Tiedemann and Michael Ries wrote the music for the part "Now". Producer for seven titles this time was Armand Volker . With "Turning Wheel" they again had a charter success, which could not prevent the dissolution of the duo.

Meanwhile, they play together again with the band "Cole".
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Six Was Nine was a German rock - pop and soul duo , which became known in 1994 with the hit single "Drop Dead Beautiful". The singer Achim Degen and the guitarist Markus Tiedemann founded the formation in Frankenthal in Rhineland-Palatinate.
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