Swoon "The Banana Queen" :
"Hey My Life is OK" is the new chant. The most funky track of the album
"Life= A Sexy Sanctuary" is also out as a maxi-CD out, with remixes
by Tom Tom Club, CJ Bolland, Praga Khan, the video etc ...
Zornik "It's so
After the success of the debut single "Love Affair", Koen Buysse &
co released this new song, which is doing equally well in the Afrekening etc.
Das Pop"The Love Program"
the latest Das Pop single (with as B-side a users mix). The radio mix of this
song from "I Love" was done by Wim
Tops & Peter Revalk of the recently "deceased" Wizards of Ooze.
it all off (with love)" Mauro keeps on releasing songs from his debut
album "Songs from a Bad hat" at a great rate. "Let me know"
and "Faint Smile" both topped this list in the past, let's see
if "Finish it all off" makes that three in a row.
One of the two tracks with vocals (by Angélique Willkie) from the "Life
Transmission" album has been released as a (promo only) single, in a
oembwaweebhoewadijabedabetundee mix, done by their producer/technician
Millionaire "Body Experience Revue". Millionaire
is the exciting new band of ex-Evil Superstars
guitarist Tim Vanhamel (also known from his guitar work for dEUS
on the Ideal Crash tour) & friends. This is a first single, a full CD will
be out on PIAS later this month
Fake is the 3rd single to come out of the debut album of Yum (Reinert D'Haene
(Ashbury Faith) & dutch singer Lennard
Busé) "Monokid", out on Sony. In the meantime, there's already
a 4th one called "Day One" (see below).
De Mens "Denk je
nog aan mij",
2nd single for Frank van der Linden & Co from the album "Liefde".
The female voice on this track is Tine Reymer (of Flowers
for Breakfast). For the 1st time in Mens-history, a videoclip was shot.
After his jazz-like excursion in the project Sunzoo
Manley, Piet Goddaer is returning to his main band Ozark Henry. As a prelude
to his 3rd full CD "Birth Marks", he issued the single "Rescue".
Re-recorded version of the "I believe in ordinary sideburns"-song from
album "Tom is Doing Great".
songs you could pick to enter the top:
Darling Nikkie "So Easy"
Picked after a vote on the Studio Brussels website, this is the 2nd single from
the DarlingNikkie.com album of Nikkie van Lierop (Lords
of Acid, Jade 4U ...)
Chitlin' Fooks "Not Enough
Pascal Deweze (of Metal Molly) and Carol
Van Dijk (of the dutch Bettie Serveert) gathered up some friends to play mellow
country songs, and do so splendidly on the debut album "Chitlin' Fooks".
DJ Krush "Danger of Love"
Dj Krush is a Japanese mixwizard with international acclaim, but the reason this
track is featuring in this list of new Belgian songs is the fact that the vocals
for this Massive Attack-like track and single from his album "Zen" is
done by Marie Daulne (Zap Mama)
Machiavel "Heaven's Rules"
Well over 25 years Machiavel is Wallonia's
prime rock band, and they're celebrating this again with a double compilation
album called "Anthology", and a brand new single.
Eden "Push Up"
Eden seem to be reasonably unaffected by the departure of Roos van Acker, as they
have found a very resembling replacement girl in Nathalie. See the MP3-section
for a free version of this song.
Johan Verminnen "13 stielen"
Johan Verminnen goes big band this year, with the show "swingen tot morgenvroeg"
that will be playing in halls all over Flanders soon. 13 stielen is a first single
from an album from that show.
Camden "Black Paper - Black Ink"
Camden is a band/project put together by Axl Peleman (Ashbury
Faith, Angelico, Paranoiacs,
Automatic Buffalo ...), and "Black Paper - Black Ink" is the debut single.
Hooverphonic "Jackie Cane"
Finally, Hooverphonic are releasing the most catchy song from the "Magnificent
Tree" album as a single.
Mudflow "Oh Yeah"
Brussels-based band Mudflow have struggled through a bad time, have reformed,
and went into the studio with Mike Butcher (see Arno
...) to record a 2nd album, which should also be out this month.
Coco Jr. "House of the rising sun"
Reggae-mad Coco Jr. has assembled a backing band called Vibes Alive and made this
summery version from an old Animals-classic.
Dear Liza "Let Me Know" Dear Liza is the band of female singer Els Artois, who, although they were
still participating in Stubru's demo poll earlier this year, are now already counted
among the "revelations" of this year. "Let me know" is the
2nd single on Ars.
Monza "De Ogen Van Jenny"
Close to releasing the long-awaited debut album "Van god Los", Monza
released the third single "De Ogen Van Jenny".
Yum "Day One"
Another single from the debut album "Monokid". The single version is
a remix of the album track done by Ronald Prent (Scorpions, Faith No More, Iron
Maiden, Def Leppard, Rammstein, Guano Apes ...)
Marcel Vanthilt "Ghequetst (ben ick van binnen")
Marcel Vanthilt (Arbeid Adelt! and such)
has teamed up with Ad Cominotto (Charles &
Les Lulus and such) to stage a show "U Nu" that wants to put the
x (of sexy, and exiting) back into poetry. This song is set to words from a 13th
Marc Moulin "Into the dark"
Marc Moulin is best known from his wacky electropop with Telex,
but his origins were firmly into jazz (Sam Suffy, Placebo), and he has now returned
to it to make an album for the Blue Note label. Into the dark is a first release
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