Henk-Jan’s soundtrack to 1-10 July 2021

Each day I add music to my soundtrack to 2021 Spotify playlist. Here is the first batch for July.

Thursday 1 July: Donna Summer & Joe “Bean” Esposito – I Believe in You

This #throwbackthursday we get back to 1997, the year the original version of the duet between Donna Summer and Joe Esposito was a track on the I’m a Rainbow album. I a Figo Sound Version a brand new version came out last week.

Friday 2 July: David Douglas & Blaudzun – Lumen

The light is breaking through after hours of grey skies. Producer David Douglas and Blaudzun collaborated on this EDM track.

Saturday 3 July: Coastal – Days Go By

Synthwave band Coastal from Leeds, UK, released the new single, Days Goes By, yesterday.

Sunday 4 July: Romanticist Chromatic – Festival of Beer

This evening, my daughter Henriëtte and I attended the Mout Beer Festival in Park Wezenlanden in Zwolle. There’s a song for that too. Cheers!

Monday 5 July: Bayrunner – Back to the Office

Today I went back to both Capgemini Leidsche Rijn and Rabobank Utrecht offices for the first time since September 2020.

Tuesday 6 July: Jahzo – School Degree

Tonight, our youngest daughter received her Gymnasium degree. She’s ready now to start her Bachelor Religious Studies at the University of Groningen.

Wednesday 7 July: The Corrs & Bono – Summer Wine

We concluded the work day with a summer drinks party…in MS Teams. We shared our holiday plans, dreaming aloud.

Thursday 8 July: David Guetta, MistaJam & John Newman – If You Really Love Me (How Will I Know)

It’s #throwbackthursday. Rewind to 1985. Whitney Houston sings How Will I Know?. Back in 2021, David Guetta, MistaJam & John Newman collaborated on a dance floor filler version.

Friday 9 July: Handsome Poets – Alles Oké

If someone asks you how you’re doing, default answer is ‘OK’, ‘doing good’, ‘doing well’ or ‘fine thanks’. Is everything OK? The Dutch band Handsome Poets has a song about this.

Saturday 10 July: Janneke Jager – Groningen

A heart that jumps for joy seeing a market square in the city of Groningen. Let’s head north for a couple of city walks.