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Maarten Peters & The Dream – Burn Your Boats [1987]


Country Netherlands          

Style AOR/Pop

Rating 82/100

Band Members Maarten Peters – Vocals, Bert Meulendijk – Guitar, Sjoerd van Bommel – Drums, Victor Kerkhoff – Keyboards, Ivo Severijns – Bass

Tracks 01. Burn Your Boats (04:58), 02. Take It Now (03:53), 03. Window Widow (04:54), 04. Nightmares (03:40), 05. Factory Man (05:59), 06. Sometimes (05:50), 07. Not Together (04:13), 08. You’re Mine (04:17), 09. The Golden Coach (04:44), 10. Sunday Morning (04:38)

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Profile Maarten Peters  is a Dutch singer-songwriter . He plays including two years in the Frank Boeijen Group and brings himself some plates. Later he was playing in the band of his partner Margriet Eshuijs . He also writes for artists like Rob de Nijs , Liesbeth List , Manuela Kemp and Willeke Alberti . Maarten Peters specialized in the so-called finger picking style. In his adolescence he played in several bands in the youth circuit. In 1984 he replaced Will Theunissen as guitarist Frank Sinatra . Initially the appointment two weeks he joined the band to play, but that was eventually two years. At that time he also formed his own band, Martin Peters and the Dream .

In 1986, his second single Away a success. Because he had a solo career could not combine with Frank Sinatra, he left the band as vocalist and composer to continue. His debut album “Hunting the Queenbee” was released by record Dureco in 1986. In 1987, the singles “Burn Your Boats” and “Factory Man” , of which the latter takes the top 40, included on the second album “Burn your Boats” released in 1987 at Dureco and produced by the band . A year later he concludes Martin Peters and the Dream to focus more on writing music for others.

The album is very rare to be found in nowdays with great production, strong song-writing, great arrangements and many harmony tunes. Similar to Nadieh, The Boxx, Georgie Davis and I’ve Got The Bullets.


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