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Jan Akkerman

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2.62 | 19 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1993

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Burger's Blues (4:28)
2. Your Eyes In The Whiskey (6:31)
3. Spanish Roads (2:06)
4. Key To The Highway (5:37)
5. It Comes And Goes (2:55)
6. Albatross (4:26)
7. Blue Train (6:21)
8. Love Is Uneven (8:56)
9. Puccini's Cafe (5:45)

Total time 47:05

Line-up / Musicians

- Jan Akkerman / guitars, synth, producer

- Willem Swikker / keyboards
- Manuel Hugas / bass
- Freddy Cavalli / bass (8)
- Ton Dijkman / percussion, drums

Releases information

Artwork: Patricia Steur (photo)

CD EMI ‎- CD 077778919223 (1993, Netherlands)

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JAN AKKERMAN Puccini's Cafe ratings distribution

(19 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(16%)
Good, but non-essential (47%)
Collectors/fans only (32%)
Poor. Only for completionists (5%)

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2 stars One of his worst records. There's hardly fury in Jan's playing an most of the songs fail to amuse me. From the beginning of the album I get a feeling of "hey, I can play this music on the background, when I'm reading a book." He succeded to make a muzak version of Fleetwood Mac's Albatross. The onl ... (read more)

Report this review (#295284) | Posted by Rolf Bos | Thursday, August 19, 2010 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Records like these are extremely hard to review - and possibly harder to rate! The songs are mediocre and sometimes downright boring. Nothing here reminds the listener of old classical Focus material. Hell - if I knew how to use a modern computer-based musicprogram I think I could create bett ... (read more)

Report this review (#213983) | Posted by Matte | Tuesday, May 5, 2009 | Review Permanlink

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