Leon Haines Band – I Wanna See You Now

leonhainesAnother underrated band originally from Netherland with bigger hit called like the same tittle album. Leon Haines and friends play AOR style accompanied with catchy-romantic ballad also a touch of funky. They’re quite popular in Indonesian scene in early 80’s with another sophisticated atmosphere such as “For You To Remember” and “Another Clown” sounds a bit of rock but this band is considered Jazz Style. They immediately broke up after being released a debut album in 1980, what a treasure. (nDy) 

Kelompok musik asal Belanda yg beken di Indonesia era 80an. Seangkatan musisi lain seperti Spargo, Lucifer (House For Slae), M.O (Fred Astaire), Golden Earring, selain nama blasteran seperti The Tielman Brothers, Daniel Sahuleka, Chris Latul, dan mereka punya nasib serupa, gagal bersinar di khasanah pentas dunia. Salah satu yg membuat musisi Belanda punya pasar di Indonesia selain unsur romantis, juga industri kaset bajakan yg kreatif dan masif. Misalnya Leon Haines Band mendapat pamor setelah muncul dalam kompilasi kaset Prambors Hits bareng lagu Love Time yg tertulis dinyanyikan oleh artis sexy Bo Derek, padahal seharusnya Joan Hayward. Mungkin Prambors terpengaruh dgn sampul kaset Best Of Top VI rekaman Aquarius gambar Bo Derek berbaju putih tembus pandang dan di dalamnya ada lagu Love Time. Cerita ginian hanya seru bagi generasi angkatan 70/80an dan kini semakin punah. (nDy)

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