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Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
Tal Benyerzi,professionally known by her mononym Tal, is an Israeli-born French singer-songwriter and dancer. She is currently signed to Warner Music France. Her name means `morning dew` in Hebrew. She was born into a musical home. Her Moroccan-Jewish father was a guitar player, her Yemeni mother a professional singer under the name Sem Azar. Her brother is a songwriter and her aunt and cousin are singers.At the age of 3, Tal began to study piano and guitar and enrolled in dance lessons and modern jazz. She also took part in a theater group called Compagnie Les Sales Gosses. She started playing in piano bars making interpretations of classics and contemporary songs. Her first song and music video was with `La Musique mon ange`.After two years of collaboration with songwriter and producer L`Aura Marciano, Tal released her debut album Le droit de rêver with pop melodies, urban rhythm and at times classical arrangements. Collaborations included Sean Paul in `Waya Waya` mixed by Veronica Ferraro, L`Algérino in a remake `Le sens de la vie` and John Hanes as sound engineer.Her first single from the album was `On avance` reached No. 29 in SNEP, the official French Singles Chart. That was followed by `Waya Waya`. Her biggest hit was `Le sens de la vie` taken from the album. It reached No. 4 in the French charts. The album also contains a bonus version of the song featuring French-Algerian L`Algérino as a bonus track.Tal in Salon du Chocolat Tal remains involved in charity. She was the spokesman for MTV`s campaign for support of the French AIDS charity Sidaction.