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In Love

The Gents

Lennon- McCartney, Joel, McCartney, Lennon, Richie, Slager, Traditional, Wine

SKU: 23106

Year of release: 2006

McCartney 03:32
1. Michelle Lennon- McCartney 03:32
2. Lullabye Joel 03:43
McCartney 02:45
3. Blackbird Lennon- McCartney 02:45
4. And So It Goes Joel 03:48
McCartney 02:24
5. With a Little Help From My Friends McCartney, Lennon 02:24
6. Hallo Richie 03:51
7. Misschien In De Eeuwigheid Slager 03:37
8. Omarm Slager 03:13
9. Dansen Aan Zee Slager 04:14
10. Zoals je bent Joel 03:35
11. Londonderry Air Traditional 03:49
12. The Oak And The Ash Traditional 03:14
13. Molly Malone Traditional 02:54
14. Ca' The Yowes Traditional 04:36
15. The Turtle Dove Traditional 03:21
McCartney 05:37
16. Hey Jude Lennon- McCartney 02:37
17. If I Fell Lennon- McCartney 03:00
18. A Groovy Kind Of Love Wine 02:50
McCartney 03:00
19. And I Love Her Lennon- McCartney 03:00
Total time: 64:14

About this album

it gives me great pleasure to present this CD, which appears in response to repeated requests. At last we have taken the opportunity to record this repertoire. How often we have had to disappoint members of the audience when we tell them that, unfortunately, there are no recordings available for the arrangements of Billy Joels Lullabye or Toni Wines Groovy Kind of Love. Here they are at last! Also included are three beautiful songs from the popular Dutch group BLF. The goal of this CD is to evoke the simple joy of singing. In my opinion, it is this quality which, in addition to or even in spite of our attempts at perfection and flexibility, is the most important to convey to an audience, and it is a quality which The Gents always try to express.Peter Dijkstra

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Klassieke Zaken

Bijzonder aan The Gents zijn de bijzonder hoge zangkwaliteiten en de keuze voor een veelzijdig repertoire, van klassiek tot pop. Paul de Leeuw is gastvocalist op Hallo en Zoals je bent. (...) De close harmony arrangementen ademen een geheel eigen sfeer, een tedere Michelle, humoristische Blackbird en swingende With a litte help from my friends. Mooi zijn ook de Bluf arrangementen, Ontroerend klinken de folkklassieken als Danny-Boy en Molly Mallone.

Audiophile Audition

interesting modern arrangements on all 17 songs. The harmonic arrangements of the Gents reminded me a bit of a larger version of the Hi-Los of many years ago. They obviously find great joy in singing these tunes, making even overly familiar ones such as Londonderry Air take on a fresh and earnest cast that keeps up a listener's interest. There's a number of Beatles tunes here and I found them quite free of the often boring quality of other vocal performers covering Beatles' tunes. Another amazing thing about this album is that this ensemble is not a professional choir - it's merely an avocation for all its members, who include a hotel manager, law student, psychologist, deacon and physiotherapist among them!

De Gelderlander

een album met stemmige close-harmony en popbewerkingen. () (...) The Gents demonstreren al hun kwaliteiten op het gebied van klank en zuiverheid (...)


The Gents

Peter Dijkstra

Technical Specifications

Recording Type Bit RateDSD64
SpeakersAudioLab Holland
Recording SoftwarePyramix
Recording LocationDeventer Holland
Recording EngineerJared Sacks
ProducerJared Sacks
Mixing BoardRens Heijnis custom made
MicrophonesBruel & Kjaer, Schoeps
Mastering EquipmentB+W 803 diamond series
Mastering EngineerJared Sacks
Digital ConvertersMeitner DSD AD/DA
Cablesvan den Hul