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Keep Your Head Up (Jakarta banjir)

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Jakarta is going through difficult times with the floods in the city. Yesterday morning I saw the pictures of the banjir (floods) in the news and on the Internet. This has inspired me to compose and record a song in

Separuh Aku (Noah)

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Here’s my acoustic version of Separuh Aku by Noah. This band (formerly known as Peterpan) is very popular in Indonesia. The original version of Separuh Aku is quite heavy. I have turned it into a mellow, ballad-style song. Enjoy my

Photos Asia 2012

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In March and April 2012 I have made a 3 week trip to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta. In this post I want to share some photo’s that I made. There were so many highlights during this trip. My main

Yogyakarta, KLA Project

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I have received a lot of requests for a cover of the song Yogyakarta by KLA project. And now I am happy to present it to you . I made an arrangement of the song with lead vocal, 2 guitars

Live at Jakarta International School

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On april 4th I gave a live performance at Jakarta International School (JIS). The audience consisted of children attending elementary school, of various nationalities. There were teachers and other staff members as well. The video shows the entire performance uncut.

In memory of Chrisye

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In memory of Chrisye, 5 years after he passed away: my cover version of “Telah Pergi Sahabat Tercinta” composed by Dian Pramana Putra and Deddy Dhukun. You can read all information about this video here I highly recommend you to

Trip to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta

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I am happy to announce that I will be in Kuala Lumpur & Singapore & Jakarta between mid march and mid april. I am looking forward to meet with old friends and new friends . I am sure that I

Demi waktu (Ungu)

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Demi waktu is the hit single from the album Melayang, released by Ungu in december 2005. I heard this song for the first time in Makassar, Sulawesi, 2006. It was very well played by a cover band in the outside

Lagu Rindu (Kerispatih)

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This is a very romantic song, Lagu Rindu, released by the Indonesian band Kerispatih in 2005. I have recorded this song entirely live, using 2 camera’s. The piano is a Yamaha CP5.

Anggrek Bulan (Chrisye & Sophia Latjuba)

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The song Anggrek Bulan was composed by A. Riyanto in the 1970s, and has already been performed by many Indonesian artists. My cover is based on the version by Chrisye, released on his album Dekade (2004). This album is a

Karena Ku Tahu Engkau Begitu (Andre Hehanusa)

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I discovered this song on YouTube. Please enjoy my cover version.

Rinduku (Iwan Fals)

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Rinduku was the first song I ever heard of Iwan Fals. I know it from one of my CD’s, Demi Nama Cinta, a collection of love songs. I created my audio cover version of this song in 2007. From now

Dutch girls singing Desaku

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Desaku yang kucinta, my beloved village ….. Many people in Indonesia grew up with this lovely children’s song. In this video you can watch Lucie and our lovely nieces Merle and Iris singing Desaku in the Dutch countryside. We were

Kisah Cintaku (Chrisye)

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Kisah Cintaku was released on the Chrisye albums Jumpa Pertama (1988), Konser Tur Legendary (2001), Duet by Request (2006) and Greatest Hits Chrisye in Memoriam (2007). The song was also covered by Peterpan in 2008. I have recorded it in

Live on Ranesi radio talkshow

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Update: I have added photos of the interview Wednesday the third of March Lucie and I will appear in a talkshow by Ranesi radio, live from their studio in Hilversum, Netherlands. The broadcast lasts one hour and starts at 13:00