Everything good must come to an end, the saying goes. Dutch artist Gordon knows this better than anyone else, following the latest dramatic turn in his career. Following a triumphant apperance as part of Gerard Joling's sellout Lekker concerts and his first Dutch number one single, the singer is now in the middle of a controversy brewing in his homeland.
Gerard Joling succeeded where others failed before him, bringing about a Maywood reunion for his sell out Lekker concerts last weekend. The experience of performing together on stage once again clearly gave the sisters a taste for more, judging by their comments to the Dutch press this week.
Gordon is one of the biggest names in Dutch showbiz, and many fans will no doubt recognize him as one of the members of De Toppers, who performed Shine for the Netherlands at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow. He's back in the spotlight for his music now rather than his private life with the simultaneous release of three singles.
Sisters Alice and Caren had enjoyed a lengthy career before representing their native Netherlands at the 1990 Eurovision Song Contest but by the mid nineties the group had split as the result of a bitter court battle. The sisters seem to have buried the hatchet, as it was recently revealed that they are to reform in the autumn.
As reported on EuroVisionary a few months ago, Gerard Joling was celebrating a less than amicable split with his former record label NRGY Music and his brand new recording contract with label Vosound records. He is busy putting the finishing touches to his latest album, due in the shops by the 26th of April.
Former Dutch entrant Gerard Joling is one of the biggest names in the Dutch music industry. With an impressive nine number one singles notched up, Joling has signed up to a new record label much to the chagrin of his former label, NRGY Music.
Dutch trio De Toppers announced to Dutch media today of their plans to make a film together. Not content with concquering the Dutch music market, the multi talented trio also want to make their mark on the silver screen.
When the Netherlands on Saturday kicks off for their new entertainment programme where well known names will be competing on diving skills a former Eurovision Song Contest participant will be hosting it, yet another one will be taking part - and joined by a Junior Eurovision Song Contest winner.
Despite the extremely poor placings that the Netherlands has achieved over the past years, artists are practically falling over themselves in their wishes to represent and defend the honour of their country.
Gerard Joling, who represented the Netherlands at the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest and since has been one of the best selling names in Dutch pop music, has released a new album, which for Eurovision fans includes a cover version of Carola's 1983 Swedish entry.