Who doesn't love music? I know I couldn't get through the day without hearing at least five songs.
Music is the nec plus ultra, the essence, the right stuff. I'm currently collecting music on vinyl,
MiniDisc, cassettes, DCC, Super Audio CD, DVD-Audio, Blu-ray Audio and MQS SD.

Records bought in 2018 (10 June 2023)

Records bought in 2017 (20 August 2022)
Records bought in 2016 (18 February 2020)
Records bought in 2015 (1 April 2016)
Records bought in 2014 (1 April 2016)
Records bought in 2013 (1 April 2016)
Alan Silvestri/World Soundtrack Awards 2015 (16 March 2016)
Records bought in 2012 (25 December 2013)
Records bought in 2011 (2 November 2013)
Thoughts on the death of Tony Cabana (24 December 2012)
Six mistakes on the Back to the Future soundtrack (20 May 2012)
Records bought in 2010 (14 March 2012)
a-ha and Norway II (12 August 2011)
a-ha and Norway (12 August 2011)
Intergalactic Lovers (7 August 2011)
Covers that are better than the original song (1 August 2011)
The Twist (26 June 2011)
Bruce Springsteen's Lucky Town (29 November 2010)
Legendary musicians and their year of birth (29 September 2010)
Plagiarism? (19 January 2010)
Gigs seen in 2009 (12 January 2010)
Records bought in 2009 (12 January 2010)
Michael Jackson's Blood On The Dancefloor (11 January 2010)

music archive [2004-2009]

The best songs ever!
I own [*] on vinyl. No songs were stolen.

1. Stan Ridgway - Camouflage*
2. Bruce Springsteen - My Beautiful Reward*
3. The Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the Devil*
4. Tom Waits - Martha
5. Dire Straits - Telegraph Road*
6. Bruce Springsteen - Lucky Town*
7. Eagles - The Last Resort*
8. Paul McCartney - Hope of Deliverance*
9. John Williams - You Are The Pan*
10. R.E.M. - Nightswimming*
11. Bruce Springsteen - Jungleland*
12. Regina Spektor - Fidelity*
13. Elvis Presley - If I Can Dream*
14. The Rolling Stones - You Can't Always Get What You Want*
15. Billy Joel - Goodnight Saigon*
16. Bruce Springsteen - Living Proof*
17. The Rolling Stones - Under My Thumb*
18. Bruce Springsteen - Thunder Road*
19. The Who - Baba O' Riley*
20. Michael Jackson and Slash - Give In to Me*
21. Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
22. The Rolling Stones - Gimmie Shelter*
23. Eagles - Hotel California*
24. Dire Straits - Industrial Disease*
25. Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame*
26. Jackson Browne - The Load-Out
27. Golden Earring - Twilight Zone*
28. Soulsister - Whose Party Is It Anyway?*
29. Wim De Craene - Rikky
30. R.E.M. - Leave
31. Guns N' Roses - Breakdown
32. Golden Earring - Radar Love*
33. Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues with The Blues Brothers Band - Everybody Needs Somebody to Love*
34. Dire Straits - Why Worry?*
35. Tom Waits - In the Neighborhood
36. Traveling Wilburys - Tweeter and the Monkey Man*
37. The Avett Brothers - No Hard Feelings*
38. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising
39. Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
40. Dire Straits - Money for Nothing*
41. New Order - Blue Monday*
42. Mark Knopfler - Boom, Like That*
43. The Clash - The Magnificent Seven*
44. The Rolling Stones - She's a Rainbow*
45. Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode* (also, Marty McFly's version*, which was my introduction to Mr. Berry's work)
46. The Gaslight Anthem - The Patient Ferris Wheel*
47. Elvis Presley - Puppet on a String*
48. Arno - Le lundi on reste au lit*
49. The Soul Sisters - You Get To Me*
50. The Wallflowers - One Headlight*
51. Elvis Presley - She's Not You*
52. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Refugee*
53. Hooverphonic - Vinegar & Salt*
54. R.E.M. - Losing My Religion*
55. Soulsister - Well Well Well*
56. Sita - Whenever
57. Phil Oakey and Giorgio Moroder - Together in Electric Dreams*
58. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - The Ship Song
59. Jim Steinman - Left In The Dark*
60. Warren Zevon - Werewolves of London
61. The Monkees - Daydream Believer
62. Bob Dylan - Murder Most Foul*
63. Wham! - Battlestations*
64. The Mackenzie feat. Jessy - Innocence
65. George Michael - Soul Free
66. Ellen Foley - We Belong to the Night*
67. Blue Blot - Lonely Town, Lonely Street*
68. Rodriguez - I Wonder*
69. The Kids - Bloody Belgium*
70. Ellie Goulding - Lights*
71. Absynthe Minded - My Heroics Part One*
72. Johnny Lion - Sophietje
73. Wings - Let 'Em in
74. Blue Blot - Dance to the Blunk*
75. The Monkees - I'm a Believer
76. Beach Boys - I Get Around
77. Take That - Flowerbed
78. Stash - All That I Want
79. Huey Lewis and The News - The Power Of Love*
80. Velvet Revolver - Fall To Pieces*
81. David Gray - Nemesis*
82. Daft Punk - Emotion
83. Bruce Springsteen - Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out*
84. The Rolling Stones - Doom and Gloom*
85. a-ha - Train Of Thought*
86. The Guess Who - Clap for the Wolfman*
87. Queen - These Are the Days of Our Lives
88. Daan - Housewife*
89. Boudewijn de Groot - Een wonderkind van 50
90. Donovan - Atlantis
91. Tol Hansse - Dat is alles wat de mensheid achterliet*
92. Fastball - The Way
93. Roxette - Chances*
94. Arne Vanhaecke - Luisje
95. Darlene Love - All Alone On Christmas
96. School is Cool - Trophy Wall*
97. ABBA - Lay All Your Love on Me*
98. The Triffids - Trick of the Light
99. Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell*
100. John Lee Hooker - Boom Boom
101. Boogie Boy - Stormy Monday
102. Falco - Jeanny*
103. Crispian St. Peters - Pied Piper
104. Joshua Kadison - Jessie
105. La Roux - Bulletproof*

Very honourable mentions

AC/DC - Hells Bells*/Shoot to Thrill*/Back in Black*/You Shook Me All Night Long*/Boogie Man/Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution*/ Whole Lotta Rosie/Highway to Hell/Thunderstruck/For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)*/Stiff Upper Lip*/Can't Stand Still*/Safe in New York City*/ Rock 'N Roll Train*/Rock or Bust*

a-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV*/To Let You Win*/Scoundrel Days*/I've Been Losing You*/Minor Earth, Major Sky*/Move To Memphis*/Make It Soon/ Soft Rains Of April*/Cry Wolf*/Birthright/The Company Man*/Summer Moved On*/Manhattan Skyline*/The Bandstand*/White Dwarf/Foot Of The Mountain*/ The Living Daylights*/Analogue/I Wish I Cared*/Cosy Prisons

Blue Blot - Bridge to Your Heart*/September*/I'll Be Home on Christmas Day*/Shopping for Love/Pretty Good/Put Some Rhythm in My Blues*/Yo Yo Man/ IRS Blues/These Arms of Mine*

Bruce Springsteen - Streets of Philadelphia*/Thunder Road*/Backstreets*/Born to Run*/Born in the U.S.A.*/Cover Me*/ Working on the Highway*/Downbound Train*/I'm on Fire*/I'm Going Down*/Magic*/My Hometown*/Brilliant Disguise*/Tougher Than the Rest*/Secret Garden*/ Murder Incorporated*/Lonesome Day*/Worlds Apart*/Further On (Up the Road)*/You're Missing*/Paradise*/My City of Ruins*/Devils & Dust*/Reno*/ Long Time Comin'*/Oh Mary Don't You Weep*/Outlaw Pete*/Radio Nowhere*/Livin' in the Future*/Terry's Song*/The Wrestler*/Wrecking Ball*/ We Take Care of Our Own*/Jack of All Trades*/Death to my Hometown*/Land of Hope and Dreams*/Hitch Hikin'* (et cetera)

Dire Straits - Solid Rock*/Walk of life*/Romeo and Juliet*/Brothers In Arms*/Private Investigations*/Tunnel of Love*/Love Over Gold*/So Far Away*/ Sultans of Swing*/Calling Elvis*/The Man's Too Strong*/Skateaway*/Espresso Love*/Les Boys*

Elvis Presley - A Little Less Conversation*/I Got Stung*/Don't*/A Fool Such As I*/Jailhouse Rock*/Hound Dog*/You Gave Me A Mountain/Burning Love*/ Return To Sender*/Promised Land*/Rubberneckin'*/Kiss Me Quick*/Good Luck Charm*

Guns N' Roses - Welcome to the Jungle*/Get in the Ring/14 Years/Don't Cry/November Rain/Estranged/Civil War/Patience/Since I Don't Have You/ Sweet Child O' Mine*/Ain't It Fun/Madagascar*/Chinese Democracy*

Jim Steinman - Bad For Good*/Love And Death and An American Guitar*/Stark Raving Love*/Out of The Frying Pan (and Into the Fire)*/Surf's Up*/ Rock 'N Roll Dreams Come Through*

Manau - Le Retour Du Roi/L'avenir est un long passé/Tout Le Monde À Besoin De Tout Le Monde/La Tribu De Dana/Le Chânt Des Druides/Panique Celtique/ Dafunkamanau

Meat Loaf - It's All Coming Back To Me Now (with Marion Raven)*/In the Land of the Pig, the Butcher Is King*/Alive*/If It Ain't Broke, Break It*/ Seize the Night*/The Future Ain't What It Used To Be*/I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)*/All Revved Up With No Place To Go*/ You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)*/Two Out of Three Ain't Bad*/For Crying Out Loud*/It Just Won't Quit*/ Objects in the Rearview Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are*/Life's a Lemon and I Want My Money Back*

Michael Jackson - Leave Me Alone*/We've Had Enough/Morphine*/Blood On the Dance Floor*/Unbreakable*/Will You Be There*/Billie Jean*/Beat It*/ Ghosts*/Earth Song*/Stranger in Moscow*/Thriller*/Smooth Criminal*/Tabloid Junkie/Jam*/Little Susie/HIStory (Tony Moran's HIStory Lesson)*/ 2.000 Watts*/Threatened*/Whatever Happens*/Cheater*/Black Or White*

Pieter Embrechts and The Melodic Smossers - Onderweg/In balans/Shaken inde living/Wachten/Respect/Maria (oh ghy warme pistolee)/De handwerpenaar/ IJsbloemen/O, al de balzalen van mijn jeugd/Den blok/In Borgerhout*/Alles blijft stil*

Soulsister - The Way to Your Heart*/Changes*/Locks and Keys*/Ain't That Simple*/Through Before We Started*/Forgiven/Simple Rule*/She's Gone*/ Back in a Minute/Old School Lovin'

The Gaslight Anthem - Bring It On*/American Slang*/Here's Looking At You, Kid*/The Queen of Lower Chelsea*/The '59 Sound*/Great Expectations*/ Old White Lincoln*/High Lonesome*/Even Cowgirls Get The Blues*/Underneath the Ground*/45*/Stay Vicious*/1,000 Years*/Get Hurt*/Break Your Heart*

The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash*/Tumbling Dice*/Ruby Tuesday*/Beast of Burden*/Streets of Love/Flip the Switch*/ Saint of Me*/The Last Time*/Under My Thumb*/Wild Horses*/Anybody Seen My Baby?*/You Got Me Rocking/Emotional Rescue*/Losing My Touch*/Living In A Ghost Town*/Angry* (et cetera)

Honourable mentions

ABBA - The Day Before You Came*
Absynthe Minded - Envoi*/Beam!*
Aerosmith - The Grind/Jaded/Luv Lies/Just Push Play/Road Runner/Jesus Is On The Main Line/Back Back Train
Alizée - J'En Ai Marre*/J'Ai Pas Vingt Ans*/Moi Lolita*
Alphaville - Big In Japan*/Forever Young
Amy MacDonald - This Is The Life*/Mr. Rock & Roll*/Run*/L.A.*/Let's Start A Band*
Anouk - Sacrifice*/R.U. Kiddin' Me/Jerusalem/Girl/Nobody's Wife*
Antiloop - In My Mind
Aqua - Lollipop (Candyman)*/Playmate to Jesus/Turn Back Time*/We Belong to the Sea
Arctic Monkeys - Fake Tales of San Francisco*
Backstreet Boys - As Long As You Love Me
Barry Frank and The Four Bells - Shboom*
Barry Louis Polisar - All I Want Is You*
B.B. King - Lucille
Belle & Sebastian - Piazza, New York Catcher*/Expectations*
Black - Wonderful Life*
Bob Dylan - Thunder On The Mountain*/Rollin' And Tumblin'*/When The Deal Goes Down*/Hurricane*/Wigwam*
Bo Burnham - I'm Bo Yo/My Whole Family/New Math
Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks - Our Prayer*/Gee*
Bros - I Owe You Nothing*/Drop The Boy*/Madly In Love*/Try*/Too Much*/Cat Amongst The Pigeons*
Buddy Holly - Dearest*/Peggy Sue*
Burt Bacharach & Elvis Costello - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Chad Kroeger and Josey Scott - Hero
Chris Rea - Julia/Josephine
Chuck Berry - Run Rudolph Run
Coldplay - The Scientist/Crest Of Waves/In My Place/Clocks/A Message*/The Hardest Part*/Fix You*/Animals/Viva La Vida
Cornershop - Brimful Of Asha
David Bowie - China Girl*/Space Oddity/In The Port Of Amsterdam/Where Are We Now?*/Lazarus*/Blackstar*
Daan - Exes*/Landmijn/16 Men*/High*
Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Around*
Deep Purple - Child In Time/Smoke On The Water/Speed King
Del Shannon - Runaway
Derek - Onder Stroom
Diana Ross - If We Hold On Together (from the 'The Land Before Time'-soundtrack)
Dolly Parton - You Are*
Don McLean - American Pie*
Don Williams - It Only Rains On Me*
Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg - Still D.R.E.*
Duffy - Warwick Avenue*
Eagles - How Long*/Waiting In The Weeds*
Elwood, Mighty Mack, Cab and Buster with The Blues Brothers Band - Turn On Your Love Light
Eros Ramazotti - Cose Della Vita*
Faithless - Insomnia
Fastball - Fire Escape/Better Than It Was
Fatboy Slim - Weapon of Choice*
Ferre Grignard - Ring Ring I've Got To Sing*
Flash & the Pan - Hey, St. Peter*
Gala - Let A Boy Cry*/Come Into My Life
Genesis - Jesus He Knows Me*/Invisible Touch*
George Michael - Fastlove/Spinning the Wheel/As (with Mary J. Blige)/White Light
Gerard McMann - Cry Little Sister*
Golden Earring - Hammer Of Love/Albino Moon/Scryscraper Hell Of A Town/A Sound I Never Heard/When The Lady Smiles*/Colourblind/Still Got the Keys to My First Cadillac*
Grace Potter - Something That I Want
Hilary Duff - Why Not
Intergalactic Lovers - Delay*
Jefferson Airplane - Somebody to Love
Jesse Malin - Broken Radio*/Prisoners of Paradise*
John Williams - Raiders March/Across The Stars*/Helena's Theme*/Flight to Neverland* (et cetera)
Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues with the Blues Brothers Band - Flip, Flop & Fly*/Soul Man*
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights*
Kate Nash - Foundations
Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)*
Kavinsky and LoveFoxxx - Nightcall*
Keane - Sovereign Light Cafe*
Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes*
Kimya Dawson - Tire Swing*/Loose Lips*/So Nice So Smart*/Tree Hugger*
King - Love and Pride*
The Kinks - Lola
Kirsten Dunst - Dream Of Me
Kraftwerk - The Model/Aero Dynamik*/Tour De France
Lara Fabian & Josh Groban - For Always
Lonnie Donegan - Have A Drink On Me*/Diggin' On My Potatoes*/Puttin' On The Style*/Rock Island Line*
Lou And The Hollywood Bananas - Kingston Kingston
Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side
Maria McKee - Show Me Heaven*
Mark Knopfler - Donegan's Gone*/Wag The Dog/Get Lucky
Metallica - Master Of Puppets
Mike Verdrengh - Doe de Mike Verdrengh dans
Mott The Hoople - All The Young Dudes*
Mud - Tiger Feet/Dynamite*
Osdorp Posse - Geen clubhit*
Paul Young - Love Of The Common People*/Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)*/Come Back and Stay*/Oh Women*
Peter Kingsbery - Only the Very Best*
Phil Collins - Against All Odds
Queen - Under Pressure/I Want To Break Free/Good Old-Fashioned Loverboy
Radiohead - No Surprises/Karma Police
Ray Charles - Shake Ya Tail Feather*
Regina Spektor - On The Radio*/The Calculation*/Don't Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)*
R.E.M. - What's The Frequency, Kenneth?/Leaving New York
Robbie Williams - Feel/Advertising Space*
Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love*
Roxette - Crash!Boom!Bang!/The Look*/June Afternoon/Almost Unreal/Listen To Your Heart*/Real Sugar/The Center of the Heart/Anyone/Stars/Salvation/Milk and Toast and Honey
Santana & Rob Thomas - Smooth
Sash! - Stay*/Adelante/Just Around The Hill
Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply/To The Moon And Back/I Want You
Saybia - The Day After Tomorrow/The Second You Sleep
Shakira - Underneath Your Clothes*/Ojos Asi/Objection (Tango)*/Hips Don't Lie*
Shivaree - Goodnight Moon
Sir J. - L'Ultimo Della Serra
Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson/The Boxer*/I Am a Rock
Sita - Happy/Jerk/Selfish/Hello/The World Goes Round/Twisted/Backseat/Le Chemin (avec Kyo)
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars*
Soft Cell - Tainted love
Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You
Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra*
Strange Fruit - The Flame Still Burns
Sufjan Stevens - Tonya Harding (in Eb major) Sunday Blues - A Song For You
Take That - Patience/Shine/S.O.S./The Flood/What Do You Want From Me?/Eight Letters/Back for Good/Kidz
Tess - Stupid
The Animals - House Of The Rising Sun*
The Beatles - Lady Madonna*/I Am The Walrus*/Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite*
The Beautiful South - Song For Whoever*
The Calling - Adrienne/Wherever You Will Go
The Cardigans - My Favourite Game
The Cars - Drive
The Jacksons - Can You Feel It?*/The Love You Save
The Kids - There Will Be No Next Time/This Is Rock 'N Roll
The Kinks - Well Respected Man*
The Pebbles - Seven Horses In The Sky*
Them - Gloria*
The Romantics - What I Like About You
The Scorpions (UK) - Hello Josephine
The Who - See Me Feel Me*/Pinball Wizard*/Won't Get Fooled Again*/A Man In A Purple Dress*/Mike Post Theme*/You Better You Bet
Three Doors Down - Kryptonite
Tol Hansse - Big City*/Big City 1993/Hoofdpijn rheumatiek*/De balalaika*/Jan kom kietel me*/Even fijn bezig zijn*
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - Learning to Fly/Into the Great Wide Open
Traveling Wilburys - Handle With Care*/End Of The Line*/Dirty World*/Rattled*/Last Night*
Trust - Anders
Ultravox - Vienna*
Upright - A Few Things To Say/Seperate Sense [only available as an MP3, via their site ]
U2 - I Will Follow*/One*/Vertigo/The Fly*/Numb/Lemon
Vangelis - Blade Runner Theme/Conquest Of Paradise
Velvet Revolver - Sucker Train Blues*/Loving The Alien*/Slither*
Zucchero - Bacco Per Bacco/Senza Una Donna (with Paul Young)

Best videoclips ever

1. Fatboy Slim - Weapon of Choice
2. Michael Jackson - Thriller
3. Michael Jackson - Earth Song
4. a-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV
5. Jamiroquai - Virtual Insanity
6. Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg - Still D.R.E.
7. Coldplay - The Scientist
8. Fastball - The Way
9. U2 - Vertigo
10. Moby - In This World