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Musik Für Erwachsene

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Description

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A refuge from the frothy pop – German rock music for grown up ears. The top German rock songs offering an interesting mix from the everyday.

Music Programmer

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Henry Van Den Hoogen

There has always been this sense of wonder, of anticipation in opening a new CD or mp3 file and discovering what’s inside. It’s like “opening a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” (Yes, every bio needs a Forest Gump reference, doesn’t it?) Henry Van Den Hoogen has been surrounded by music all of his life. His father had him listen to everything from country legend Hank Snow to marches by Johann Strauss and everything in between. Henry says “I couldn’t get away - there were radios in every room of the house”. He spent countless hours doing homework with headphones on. He mentions “My mother still can’t believe I make a living from listening to music!”.

He had the good fortune to start his career as assistant music director at 680 CFTR in Toronto, then a Top 40 powerhouse that became one of the most listened to radio stations in Canada. From there, MIX 96 in Montreal as music director, and seeking new musical perspectives, joined Sony Music Canada as Promotions Representative for Montreal and Ottawa.

He was asked to create Hit List, and with the opportunity to program a channel with no restrictions, no announcers, no commercials, just music – it was a dream come true. “I get to open a new box of chocolates every day!”.

Artists

David Bowie
Coldplay
James Blunt
Jason Mraz
Robbie Williams
Eric Clapton
Prince
U2
Simply Red
Elton John

Chart

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Shadowboxer
Fiona Apple
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I've Got Love On My Mind
Natalie Cole
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Let's Stay Together
Seal
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Uncharted
Sara Bareilles
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Sitting, Waiting, Wishing
Jack Johnson
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Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Eric Clapton
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Push
Lenny Kravitz
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Video Games
Lana Del Rey
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Valerie
Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse
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Nicht von dieser Welt
Xavier Naidoo