THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection


             Band members         

  line up (1966-)

- Danny Sinclair -- lead vocals (1966-)
- Eddy Vanderlinden -- guitar (1966-)
- Daniel Provo -- lead guitar
- Gilbert Remue -- bass
- Yves De Vriendt-- lead guitar (1968-)
- Marc Claeys -- lead guitar  (1969-)

 line up  (1969-73)

- Marc Maleyster --  keyboard
- Gus Roan -- guitar
- Eddy Vanderlinden -- lead guitar 
- Guido Wolfaert (RIP 2008) -- lead singer (replaced 
  Danny Sinclair)

The group apparently started playing together in 1966 getting a big break when British pop star Dave Berry spotted them playing at the Ghent sports stadium.  With Berry's sponsorship they began working as a backup band, supporting a steady stream of English stars touring the Benelux.  Berry also helped the band score a contract with Decca, making their debut with the 1967 Berry-penned 'You Made a Fool of Me' b/w 'M. T.' (Decca catalog number 105 23.720)
Released in 1968, "Inspirated" served to compile the earlier single with a bunch of new studio material; much of it penned by mentor Berry.   Lots of folks probably won't find this one particularly appealing, but the quirky blend of English pop moves and the heavily accented deliveries have always held a quirky appeal to my ears. True, much of the album sounded like it had been recorded a couple of years earlier, but that 'old school' feel was also part of the appeal to my ears. Perhaps a mistake to assume they played their own instruments, but I'll tell you that these guys came off as quite accomplished musicians and could have easily competed with many of their better know American and British competitors.  MORE :

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THE NEW INSPIRATION - Best Of (2 CD)

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - New Inspiration [1972]

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Vol 1 (Inspirated)

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Vol 2

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Vol 3 (1968)

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Vol 4 Rainbow (1971)

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

THE NEW INSPIRATION - Album Collection

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