The name Mabel is taken from the novel “Brown Island Blue Danube” and is the nickname of the character Danube. Matiz, was added to the name in the belief that it best describes his music, derived from an ancient Greek slang word whose meaning denotes «someone who is very drunk in love, affected, devoted».
In the world of Turkish Pop Music, Mabel Matiz has managed to shatter the established perceptions and capture a large fan base in many countries with a different style, as well as with exceptional lyrics and melodies. Beginning in March and continuing throughout 2015 his “Gök Nerede (Where is Heaven) Tour” took in approximately 50 cities in Turkey. Thanks to the continuing success of his back to back released hit singles such as “Sarisin” , “Bir hadise Var”, “Ahu” and “Gök Nerede” Mabel continues touring in Turkey and in Europe, where he extended his audience to vast majorities playing at prestigious venues like Amsterdam Paradiso, Berlin Kesselhaus Cologne Kantine, Munich TheaterFabrik and etc.
In over the years, Mabel Matiz has also became famous with his public and social work for Human Rights and his continuing support for the awareness campaigns of LGBT community in Turkey. Currently Mabel Matiz is in the studio once again
recording his 4’th solo album simply titled “Maya” soon to be released in the fall of 2017. This new album celebrates the creativity of this young star, as he is coming up with an outstanding new sound and arrangements for this new album produced by himself. The new album is a mixture of electronica, pop and folk genres combined in a very unusual way, tipping his global stardom and upcoming success for the international markets.