Amit Erez

Amit Erez

 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, ISR

One of the most respected indie musicians in Israel today. His outstanding guitar skills, beautiful voice and emotional songs sets him as the best singer/songwriter locally.


With a rich repertoire behind him of countless shows around Israel, collaborations with the finest local musicians, and four releases – Amit Erez is considered one of the most interesting and fruitful musicians in Israel.

Amit's first recordings were made at home and compiled in an album called Wish I Could Make It A Story, which was self-released. Shortly after, Amit spend a year in Rotterdam for studies, and upon his return he joined the indie-rock band Eatliz as a guitar player.

Amit's first, nationwide distributed release, was an acoustic, intimate EP called "Black Light" (2006, Earsay Records) which won the hearts of many radio editors and listeners, and helped him establish himself as one of the leading figures in the Israeli English singer/songwriters circle.

In 2007 Amit signed with Anova Music, who released Amit's second album (his first full length) in November that year. The album was the result of a productive collaboration with a rock band, and provided two hit singles –Clever and Strong and Postcard. The later, was released with an accompanied video clip and also won the Vox Populi prize of the Independent Music Awards, while stirring awareness of Amit's music throughout the world.

In 2008, Amit played a full band show at the Livorno Lovewave Festival in Italy, on a stage headlined by The Chemical Brothers, and later on that year he was chosen to play at the Popkomm conference.

April 2009 saw his first international release – Summer Conquered by Rain. The album is a compilation of songs from his two previous albums, and was only available digitally.

His latest album, titled Last Night When I Tried to Sleep I Felt The Ocean With My Fingertips was released in 2009.

During 2010 Amit’s album was also released in Germany and was accompanied by a 3 week tour around the country.


2003 : Wish I Could Make It A Story (self produced)

2006 : Black Light (EP)

2007 : Amit Erez

2009 : Summer Conquered By Rain

2009: Last Night When I Tried To Sleep I Felt The Ocean With My Fingertips

Set List

Animal Heart
Falling Trees
Clever and Strong
Black Light
Coming Down
Kill It
Heart Away
Oh My God
Shoot You Down
Cinnamon's Scattered Along Your Shoulders
Alarming Sounds
Endings Get An Early Start