Memorable songs of 1-10 May 2017

As follow-up to 2016’s HotSpotify 366 challenge, for which I added one special song each day to a Spotify playlist, I created Henk-Jan’s soundtrack to 2017 in Spotify. A memorable song each day.

Monday, 1 May: Beres Hammond – 100% Of Love

Today, Klazien and I celebrate being married 19 years. My parents in law celebrate being married 60 years. Quite an achievement, don’t you think? It all comes down to love.

Tuesday, 2 May: Martino Vergnaghi – Eindhoven

Today, and next Tuesday as well, I train aspiring project managers in PRINCE2 Foundation. This time the training facilities are not in Utrecht, but Eindhoven. That means getting up at 4:45AM today and getting home by 7:30PM. Today’s soundscape is brought to you by Martino Vergnaghi.

Wednesday, 3 May: Feist & Jarvis Cocker – Century

Feist, known for her hit single 1,2,3,4, is back with a brand new album called Pleasure.

Thursday, 4 May: ATB & Mister Blonde – A Place Like You

Today, my new role as road manager takes me down to Brussels, Belgium. A place like you…

Friday, 5 May: Kensington – Do I Ever

It’s Liberation Day in the Netherlands. Our nation is so fortunate to live in peace since 1945. Freedom is to be passed on. The yearly festival in Zwolle has Kensington as closing act on main stage. Do I Ever is the opening track from their 2016 album Control.

Saturday, 6 May: Pet Shop Boys – Left to My Own Devices – Super Version

Out to walk a 40kms track in Veendam, left to my own devices, because there are so few other participants.

Sunday, 7 May: Little Hurricane – Natural Blues

The American Little Hurricane was one of the surprising acts at the Bevrijdingsfestival on Friday. The gospel Natural Blues was covered by the duo on their 2013 Stay Classy album.

Monday, 8 May: Vaylon – Lost in My World

Busy business men, possibly lost in their world. Speak to them, help them find a place in this world.

Tuesday, 9 May: Aspen Gems – Ecstacy

The Dutch post-punk & new wave band Aspen Gems played at the Bevrijdingsfestival on Friday as well. Songs like Ecstacy put you on a trip down memory lane.

Wednesday, 10 May: Color Theory – Shake the Disease

Amidst fans helping Brian Hazard out to support him earning a proper living through the Patreon program, the artist himself a.k.a. Color Theory, published the Depeche Mode cover Shake the Disease as pay-what-you-want track on Bandcamp.


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