Hungary's new Pop Hopeful Barbara Kiss Predicts a "Perfect Night"

Barbara Kiss’s musical journey to become Hungary’s first international pop star started in her teens when she took on a vocal coach, a well-respected jazz singer from her hometown.

Two years later, music consultant MC-Input started working with Barbara and helped her get in contact with Italian producer Endrik Favero and recorded her first self-penned song, 'Your smile' in Montebelluna, Italy. This was supported by a photo shoot in Florence and she launched her website a few weeks later at  


In 2010 Barbara went to see pundit Gingio Muehlbauer in Los Angeles and he introduced her to producers, songwriters, musicians and engineers. She was offered recording sessions and gained 6 songs in as many weeks working with Marcus Nand, Chris Wonzer (engineer for Linda Perry), Kristian Nord (producer for Tokio Hotel), Irene Peet, Boi and JD Salbego (Arthouse Entertainment).

Back in Hungary she continued recording, performing, singing and dancing until she found Block Starz Music. They were seeking new female singing talent for a compilation, 'She Got Next 2011, for which Barbara’s song 'Catch Me' was chosen and she made a video.

Barbara then collaborated with rap artist Illa Scorsese on 2 songs, 'Sleeping Beauty' and 'On The Dancefloor'. Illa Scorsese included Sleeping Beauty on her album 'The Unauthorized Biography' and the video they made together is on


Barbara wrote “Hero of My Life” and the video, which brought to the screen all the visions in her head about fighting to make her dreams come true, gained Barbara well-deserved recognition including much radio play. 

In 2012, Barbara finished recording her 12-track first album and shot a video in the studio for the song. 'Memories'
In October 2012 she moved to London and was interviewed on Alpha Sessions about her album and her new single 'Perfect Night.'

May 14, 2014 12:30pm ET by Matchbox Recordings Ltd   Comments (0)

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