“In A Lifetime” – Flamborough Head’s bass player Eddie Mulder released new solo album

 

Flamborough Head – Live at ProgFarm 2006 (& NPF 2015)

Flamborough Head Live at ProgFarm 2006

Between 1997 and 2011 Flamborough Head organized 15 editions of ProgFarm; a progressive rock festival staged at “De Harmsdobbe”, Bakkeveen. At our tenth anniversary edition on Saturday November 4, 2006, our sound engineer Peter Verkerk recorded our gig but we never released these recordings. A few months later we gigged at the A38 in Budapest, Hungary and this show was also recorded so we decided to use these recordings instead for our first live album. Twenty years after the first edition of ProgFarm (1997) OSKAR will release Flamborough Head – Live at ProgFarm 2006 (& Northern Prog Festival 2015) as a reminder of our fine festival. As a bonus disc our gig at The Northern Prog Festival 2015 is included. This double live cd will be available November 2017.

CD1 Tracklist ProgFarm 2006:

01 Russian Roulette

02 For Starters

03 Maureen

04 Don’t Forget Us

05 Old Shoes

06 Mantova

07 Sleepless Night

08 Year After Year

09 Silent Stranger

CD2 Tracklist Northern Prog Festival 2015:

01 The Trapper

02 Looking For John Maddock

03 Lost In Time

04 I’ll Take The Blame

05 Andrassy Road

06 Garden Of Dreams

Oskar released Shreds of Evidence – “New” Flamborough Head album

Flamborough Head – Shreds of Evidence – Obscure live tracks and other rarities (OSKAR 1072 CD)

In the 25 years of its existence, Flamborough Head released a demo, six studio albums and one live album. Through the years the band was asked to participate in several projects which resulted in various contributions – sometimes new compositions but also reworked or live versions of songs released earlier on one of our studio albums. Witek Andree of OSKAR asked us to compile a cd containing all these contributions complemented with some unreleased live tracks.

01 Bless The Wings (That Bring You Back) Higher And Higher – A Tribute To The Moody Blues 2005

02 Year After Year (Live) – ProgFarm 1997-2006 Anniversary Compilation 2006

03 Mantova (Live at Radio Xymphonia, Almelo, Holland 11-12-2005) – Cyclops Sampler 6

04 Rixt Fan’t Oerd – Prog.nl / Progwereld 2011

05 Blessing Of A Smile – A Flower Full Of Stars – A Tribute To The Flower Kings 2011

06 Daughters Of Night – Dante’s Inferno – The Divine Comedy I – Canto IX 2008

07 By The Bank Of The River – Dante’s Purgatorio – The Divine Comedy II – Canto XXI 2009

08 Labyrinth Of Light – Dante’s Paradiso -The Divine Comedy III – Canto XXXI 2010

09 Corrugated Road – Live at ProgFarm 1998 De Harmsdobbe Bakkeveen, Holland

10 Limestone Rock (Reworked and extended version) – Cyclops Sampler 5 2002

11 The Trapper – Live at ProgFrog Festival 2015, ’t Blok Nieuwerkerk a/d IJssel Holland

Flamborough Head live in Torun, Poland

Flamborough Head gigged on Saturday July 8 2017 at the Progrock Festival in Torun, Poland. We are delighted to be invited to this fine festival organised by Sinprogres at the amfitheatre of the Etnographic Museum in Torun. Flamborough Head’s bass player Eddie Mulder  performed material from his solo albums.  We all of Flamborough Head had a wonderful weekend; beautiful city, great audience, nice venue, friendly hosts, good weather – everything perfect! Thanks to Marta and the rest of the staff of the 11. Festival Rockaprogresywnego w Toruniu 2017!

Flamborough Head’s bass player Eddie Mulder released new solo album

 

Eddie Mulder, bass player of Flamborough Head released a new solo album called Horizons. Twelve new acoustic guitar compositions (and five live tracks) released on OSKAR. For details please visit Eddie’s website.

Flamborough Head at the Walled Garden Music Fest, Brightling Park 2016

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Flamborough Head gigged at The Walled Garden Music Fest, Brightling Park, East Sussex, England on Friday 15 July 2016. We had a tremendous weekend at Brightling Park – great venue, marvelous line up, wonderful audience and two friendly hosts; Mel and Gardie (they even provided some excellent weather during the weekend!), thanks for having us over!

Flamborough Head's Hans Spitzen

Flamborough Head’s Hans Spitzen [picture: Mel Fordham]

Brightling Park is a country estate which lies in the parishes of Brightling and Dallington in the Rother district of East Sussex, England. Situated to the west of the A21 and within easy reach of Tunbridge Wells (20 miles) and Hastings (13 miles). A perfect setting for a three days festival. On Friday Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel headlined the evening. Saturday 16 July was reserved for several tributebands celebrating the music of Phil Collins, Queen, Supertramp and David Bowie. On Sunday Marc Almond, Nik Kershaw and Go West (a.o.) were on the bill.

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Brightling Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Re-releases Flamborough Head’s back cataloque

During the summer of 2016 Polish label OSKAR will re-release several albums of Flamborough Head in a new digipack:

  • Bridge To The Promised Land
  • Unspoken Whisper
  • Tales Of Imperfections

For more details please visit OSKAR.

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Flamborough Head’s new guitar player: Hans Spitzen

After our Northern Prog Festival gig (2015) Gert Pölkerman decided to leave Flamborough Head; lack of time in his busy schedule forced him to make this decision.  We thank Gert for his contribution to Flamborough Head; we did some marvellous gigs together in Holland and abroad and he produced our well received album Lost In Time.

Hans Spitzen

We welcome Hans Spitzen as our new guitar player (and bass player, keyboard player & backing vocalist:-). Hans released his first solo album Fingerprints in 2015; please visit Progwereld for a (Dutch) review and an interview, both by Dick van der Heijde.

Back in 2008 Hans helped us out when Flamborough Head was working on the track Daughters Of Night for the Finnish Colossus Canto-project. Eddie, our guitar player, had just left the band and so we did not have a guitarist at that time. He has now joined  Flamborough Head as a permanent member and we all look forward to working with Hans again.

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Hans (far left) at ProgFarm

 

 

Flamborough Head at the Northern Prog Festival

Flamborough Head was invited by our friends of Leap Day to gig at the third edition of The Northern Prog Festival, De Uthof, Siegerswoude.

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Flamborough Head at the ProgFrog Festival, Nieuwerkerk a/d IJssel

Flamborough Head gigged at the ProgFrog Festival, ’t Blok Nieuwerkerk a/d IJssel on October 24 2015.

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