Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Simplisties Verbond: Stoont als een garnaal

These days it is once more carnaval in the Netherlands, which resulted in numerous party song type hits in the past (meezingers, sing-alongs). The level of most of these hits is 0-1/6 for me, but they are an important part of the decade. I have selected three that I can stand. Here is the third. Simplisties Verbond were Kees van Kooten and Wim de Bie, makers of some of the highest quality TV over the years. This carnaval single (their second and final hit) was a bit of a provocation, the subject being the use of (controversial) soft drugs rather than (fully accepted) alcohol to have fun.

Year: 1976
Charted: 4 weeks
Top position: 18
My score: 3/6