Sezen Aksu was born in Denizli and spent much of her early years in Izmir, Turkey. Sezen Aksu is the first female Turkish artist who composes and performs her own music. Sezen Aksu mostly writes and performs her own songs. This gives her the chance to be one of the rare artists who shares her life's philosophy with her audience. Her songs remind us of a world freed from negative beliefs. It is her passion and questioning attitude that sparks her awareness of humanity, of other lives and their innermost feelings. Her inspiring voice reminds us of an uncorrupted human nature. She provokes our most untamed human feelings through her lyrics and music. Her intuition sparks her compassion, allowing her to hear every message – all free from social, racial and national discrimination.