Anouk Teeuwe (born April 8, 1975), professionally known by the mononym Anouk, is a Dutch singer.
After being discovered by Golden Earring frontman Barry Hay, Anouk had her breakthrough in the Netherlands in 1997 with the single "Nobody's Wife". From then onwards, she had numerous hit singles including "R U Kiddin' Me", "Michel", "Girl", "Lost", "One Word", "I Don't Wanna Hurt", "Modern World", "Three Days in a Row" and "Woman". With her musical style combining Joan Osborne, Melissa Etheridge and Alanis Morissette, she has been regarded as one of the most popular Dutch rock singers.
Anouk has released eight studio albums to date. Her most recent record, To Get Her Together, was released on May 20, 2011.
Anouk Teeuwe was born on April 8, 1975, in The Hague, Netherlands.
Anouk's interest in music began because her mother was a blues singer. Anouk initially sang at weddings and parties with the band Shotgun Wedding, prior to meeting Barry Hay from the Golden Earring, a friend of her ex-husband's, Edwin Jansen. Hay believed Anouk to have talent, and offered to write some songs for her, one of which was Mood Indigo; written in collaboration with George Kooymans (also from the Golden