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Belgium!

Postby never/ever » 31 May 2019, 11:08

Recently I saw how our good friend Yves purchased a Zjef Vanuytsel-CD in his most recent CD-haul. Made me think of some of the finest examples of Belgium's rich music scene (not sure whether Zjef belongs there but he is a Belgian). Let's pay tribute to this uncelebrated musical nation!

Some of my favorites:





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Re: Belgium!

Postby GoogaMooga » 31 May 2019, 11:19

Comics, frites, and chocolate for me... oh, and Simenon.
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Re: Belgium!

Postby never/ever » 31 May 2019, 11:24

Surely you got some Rocco Granata or Eddy Wally tucked away in your collection, Googs?
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Postby GoogaMooga » 31 May 2019, 11:33

never/ever wrote:Surely you got some Rocco Granata or Eddy Wally tucked away in your collection, Googs?


Nothing - I draw a blank. All I know is Vaya Con Dios and they are not very good.
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Re: Belgium!

Postby C » 31 May 2019, 11:40

It's Irish Coffee for me.

The actual CD of their album was given to me by our dear old friend Yves personably at a London JU many years ago.

I love it.

ooooof!

LET'S ROCK!








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Re: Belgium!

Postby joels344 » 31 May 2019, 14:48

Agreed, Belgium needs more love. Here are three of my favorite bands from there:

Univers Zéro - "Jack the Ripper"



Front 242 - "Special Forces"



Aqsak Maboul - "A Modern Lesson (Bo Diddley)"

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Re: Belgium!

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 31 May 2019, 16:40

never/ever wrote:Recently I saw how our good friend Yves purchased a Zjef Vanuytsel-CD in his most recent CD-haul. Made me think of some of the finest examples of Belgium's rich music scene (not sure whether Zjef belongs there but he is a Belgian). Let's pay tribute to this uncelebrated musical nation!



Fill her up!



Zjef was a typical 60's troubadour (kleinkunstenaar) who put his music career on hold when he became an architect. He was quite successfull in both careers, made 6 LP's and designed several popular buiduings.
Sadly cancer took him away in 2015.
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Re: Belgium!

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 31 May 2019, 16:41

C wrote:It's Irish Coffee for me.

The actual CD of their album was given to me by our dear old friend Yves personably at a London JU many years ago.

I love it.

ooooof!

LET'S ROCK!








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Re: Belgium!

Postby Hightea » 31 May 2019, 16:47

is this the biggest hit for Belgium band?
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Re: Belgium!

Postby Darkness_Fish » 31 May 2019, 16:49

Joel beat me to the F242, but I might be tempted to post more if the demand is there. Or not.





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Like fast-moving clouds casting shadows against a hillside, the melody-loop shuddered with a sense of the sublime, the awful unknowable majesty of the world.

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Re: Belgium!

Postby Count Machuki » 31 May 2019, 16:55

Too obvious? Too clammy?

Let U be the set of all united sets, K be the set of the kids and D be the set of things divided.
Then it follows that ∀ k ∈ K: K ∈ U ⇒ k ∉ D

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Postby Samoan » 31 May 2019, 16:56

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Like fast-moving clouds casting shadows against a hillside, the melody-loop shuddered with a sense of the sublime, the awful unknowable majesty of the world.

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Re: Belgium!

Postby Count Machuki » 31 May 2019, 17:08

what a dude

Let U be the set of all united sets, K be the set of the kids and D be the set of things divided.
Then it follows that ∀ k ∈ K: K ∈ U ⇒ k ∉ D

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Re: Belgium!

Postby Count Machuki » 31 May 2019, 17:19

I like their Popcorn scene, too...like Northern Soul for Belgians

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popcorn_(music_style)
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Re: Belgium!

Postby Hightea » 31 May 2019, 17:25

Count Machuki wrote:what a dude


good call forgot Django was Belgium!

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Re: Belgium!

Postby C » 31 May 2019, 17:40

Walk In My Shadow wrote:You still remember that, old friend. You still remember that.


Indeed my dear leaned and esteemed friend

Indeed





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Re: Belgium!

Postby borofan » 31 May 2019, 17:44

Beer, frites and mayo, and Eddy Merckx, the greatest sportsman that ever drew breath. More than enough justification for the existence of Belgium.
We're usually skipping around the function room in our long-johns by now...

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Re: Belgium!

Postby GoogaMooga » 31 May 2019, 18:41

Okay, in that case I've got Django and Brel.
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