Model (band)

Model was a Turkish rock band based in İzmir, Turkey.

Model at METU (2012)
Model at METU (2012)
Background information
Originİzmir, Turkey
GenresAlternative rock, pop rock
Years active2005 — 2016
Associated actsOzan Doğulu
Past membersSerkan Gürüzümcü
Aşkın Çolak
Burak Yerebakan
Fatma Turgut
Okan Işık
Can Temiz
Kerem Sedef


The band was founded with name A due Carmen in 2005 by Okan Işık, Aşkın Çolak and Can Temiz. Fatma Turgut and Serkan Gürüzümcü joined in 2007. The band members found each other on the internet. The group's name was changed to Model in 2008. Their first album, Perili Sirk was released in 2009.[1][2]

In 2011, Model released its second album, called Diğer Masallar, which was produced by Demir Demirkan.[2] Three songs, "Buzdan Şato", "Değmesin Ellerimiz", "Bir Melek Vardı", became very popular.[citation needed]

In 2012, Aşkın Çolak left the band and was replaced by Kerem Sedef on drums.[3]

Their third album, Levlâ'nın Hikayesi, was put on the market by the label of GNL Entertainment in the last week of the November 2013.[4] Model wanted to create a concept in this album: the five stages of mourning after separation, and then a human's own internal reckoning and relations are told with the help of the lyrics.[5]

The band disbanded in 2016 due to differences between the members.[3]


2010 Digital Age Awards - Most Innovative Music / Sound Design winner song composed for Efes Pilsen.[6] The band also won the Billboard Special Jury Award in Roxy Music Days under the name "A due Carmen"[7]


  • Perili Sirk (2009)
  • Diğer Masallar (2011)
  • Levlâ'nın Hikayesi (2013)
  • Mey (2016)


  1. ^ "Model Band Biyografi" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2011-12-20.
  2. ^ a b ""Birbirimizi internetten bulduk"" (in Turkish). Milliyet. 2011-07-02. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  3. ^ a b "Model dağıldı: Bitti mi hikâyeniz, bu ne biçim son böyle?" (in Turkish). Hürriyet. 2017-01-17. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  4. ^ "Levlâ'nın aşırı acıklı sıradan hikayesi" (in Turkish). Sabah. 2013-11-16. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  5. ^ "Levla'nın Hikayesi" (in Turkish). Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  6. ^ "Digital Age Awards 2010 / Efes Pilsen "Sokakta Hayat Var"". Archived from the original on 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2011-11-13.
  7. ^ "Model / TTNET Müzik".