Encounter and collaboration with talented musician THIERRY PAUL with whom was created the song LUSH in 2006, performed by STUART LOVE. Lush was voted song of the day seven days in a row by Music Tech Magazine, and was performed live at the Playboy party at the Cannes Film Festival 2006 for Hugh EFNER’S 80th birthday party, and again for IVANA TRUMP’s party. LUSH was also the epicenter of the famous LUSH REMIX CONTEST, with 30 remixes from all over the world, under the patronage of DJ KID CRÈME, ROBERT OWENS and JON PEARN (Bodyrox). Also saw the birth of the song SUNSHINE which caught the attention of Chicago legend ROBERT OWENS who recorded it.
It was also the start of her radio show on Push FM every Monday for the Sophie Belluka Sparks show for which Sophie has produced some exclusive interviews among which: FRANCKIE KNUCKLES, MARK MOORE (S Express), JON PEARN, ROB MELLO, SEBASTIEN INGROSSO, SERGIO FLORES, DANNY MARQUEZ, to name but a few...
Start of the collaboration with DJ PRODUCER LEGEND NICKY HOLLOWAY, with whom sophie is currently recording an album of the remixes of her acoustic songs, RUN THE RACE, KATARINA, and CHEEKY BABY performed recently at the world renowned club China White alongside universal recordings, and at the LOST AND YARD in Soho in duo with TV presenter Julian Bennett (Queer eye for a straight guy, Richard and Judy) for Human Hi charity & OK Magazine. The songs will be released later on this year.
On the acoustic-Rock department, a new collaboration with DENNY LAINE (WINGS) who made the armonic chords of a new version of Sophie’s song “Take a chance” and “I don’t forget”, performed on the guitar by talented blues guitarist LAINE HINES, Sophie and Laine performed her acoustic repertoire in some prestigious venues, while recording the acoustic album.
NICKY HOLLOWAY & SOPHIE are currently developing highly sophisticated and edgy electro beats in the studio. 2008 was also the rocketing start of Sophie’s solo Dj career ; having been mixing in the Push fm studio twice a week for the last two years, Sophie developed her style and her own listeners with whom she meets with great pleasure when she performs in clubs. With her very distinctive sounds and vibes, Sophie plays minimal electro house, she has been a Resident at the Burlington club, played at Crystal, EGG, IBIZA… While playing at Crystal, Sophie was spotted by well established clothes and jewellery designer for Dutchi Ethan Mc Pherson ( Stylish Angels, Ragz to riches..) dressing up Rogez Sanchez, Stylish Angels is now styling and dressing Sophie for her performances.