POWERPLAY - Avanti (1982) for DJWAVE
Ivo Severijns -bass
Jan van der Meij -guitar, vocal (ex-Vitesse)
Ramon Rambeaux -drums
01 You want it, you´ll get it
02 Waste of Time
03 Bad Dreams
04 Get on the Backseat
08 Make it alone
09 Nobody knows the answer
10 For you
11 Love can break your heart
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They started in 1980.The line up was : Jan van der Meij (from Vitesse) ,Leon Klaasse ( from Valley of Dolls) ,the bass player Peter van Straaten (from Vitesse and Valley of Dolls). The band played with Golden Earing for three months in 1981,the single Love Can break Your Heart reaches the hit parade.
1982: Avanti, their debut Lp appear and receive everywhere favourable criticisms,the singles Make It Alone and Magic reach the hit parade. They played with the Go go's in it's Europen tour.
In 1984, Klaasse and Van Straaten leave the band.The newcomers are:René van Collem (from Doe Maar and Spargo), bassist Martin Warmer and Rick Vrijman.
In 1987, the second full album Walk on the wire appears. Also these are well received. René van Collem leave from the band,the new member is : Klaas Jonkmans.
More albums :
1992 - Hypnotized
1984 - So Hard To Break A Bad Habit
2002 - Welcome home (unplugged)
2006 - Collections -Selectie van Avanti en N&V