Born in the south of Germany,
singer-songwriter and author Claudia Nentwich was brought up by her
Bohemian grandparents. She sang and played folk songs with her
grandfather and already in her childhood she started to make up
stories every night before she fell asleep.
Many years later it
was Punk that gave her life a new direction. The three chord
philosophy and its riot girl attitude catapulted her into the
spotlight with a punk band called “Sagrotan”.
fell in love with Barcelona and the Spanish life style and stayed for
almost two years. Inspired by the singer-songwriters
she met along the way she started to write
The former island of West Berlin was the next stop on her
journey. A breeding ground for many artists, she practised
everything, from singing in musicals and rock bands, working in bars and
as a journalist to vocal coaching. Always curious to find out, what´s
behind the next door.
In 2006 she published her first book "Song
Catchers", followed by "Sleep well, Bohemia" in 2015 (both in
Since 2007 she is hosting an international songwriter
circle together with her partner Christian Wallert.
Her sixth self-published album
Best-of CD "Better Days" was released 2017.
"Better Days" is a journey back to the 90s with edgy indie rock
songs from the former West Berlin.
founder of the Copenhagen Songwriters Festival, described her music
best when he wrote: „Brooding melodies blanketed in shadows and
minor chords', reminiscent at times of the melancholic landscape
plied by Aimee Mann and others.”