Sandy Coast - Golden Years Of Dutch Pop Music (2015)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 962 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 410 Mb
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Classic Rock, Beat, Psychedelic Rock, Pop | Universal Music #471 718-0
Sandy Coast was a Dutch beat group from Voorburg mainly in the late sixties and early seventies was popular. Her best-known hits were True love that's a miracle from 1971 and The eyes of Jenny from 1981. The lead singer of the group was Hans Vermeulen.
1961. Originally called the Sandy Coast Skiffle Group, but when the skiffle craze has blown over the band changes its name into Sandy Coast Rockers.
1963. Sandy Coast wins a talent show, which results in a record deal.
1964 - 1966. The band's debut single Being In Love is released.
1967 - 1968. The band's success is on the increase and the singles A Girl Like You and And Her Name Is... become sizable hits.
1969 - 1970. The single Capital Punishment becomes a major hit for the band. They sign a deal with the UK's Page One label, hoping for an international breakthrough. Although the LP Shipwreck is well received, its sales are disappointing. The single North Canadian Paradise does not reach the charts.
1971. Sandy Coast signs a record deal with Polydor and the singles True Love That's A Wonder and Just A Friend rocket to the top of the charts. The LP Sandy Coast is high in the album charts.
1972. Sandy Coast keeps up their success with Just Two Little Creatures and Summertrain.
1973. The album Stonewall is welcomed coolly upon its release and the single Blackboard Jungle does not enter the charts.
1974. The band splits up and Jan and Hans Vermeulen form Rainbow Train.
1980. Sandy Coast performs at the Beatnight in The Hague and decides to reform.
1981. The Eyes Of Jenny marks their return as hit providers.
1982. The band reforms regularly to perform at Back To The Sixties-festivals.
1988. The band cuts Rendez-vous, Only The Best and tours the country on a regular basis until Hans Vermeulen emigrates to Thailand in 1995.
Track List CD1:
01. Being In Love [02:13]
02. I Want You For My Own [02:00]
03. Subject Of My Thoughts [02:50]
04. I'm A Fool [02:35]
05. That Girl Was Mine [01:59]
06. I Lost A Dream [02:25]
07. We'll Meet Again [02:25]
08. Coming Home [02:16]
09. Sorry She's Mine [02:46]
10. Make Me Belong To You [02:01]
11. A Girl Like You [01:56]
12. Sing Before Breakfast [02:05]
13. Milk & Tranquilizers [02:34]
14. I'm Working My Way Back To You [02:53]
15. And Her Name Is... Amy [02:10]
16. Anyway You Want Me [02:15]
17. I See Your Face Again [01:58]
18. Goodbye Don't Cry [02:32]
19. Innocent Girl [03:10]
20. My Empty World [02:33]
21. Pretty Clothes [03:47]
22. The Way I Feel About You [03:21]
23. Capital Punishment [05:25]
24. My Friend Abdullah [04:37]
25. North Canadian Paradise [04:04]
26. Advice [03:21]
27. Deep Down Down [02:54]
28. Back To The City [02:50]