From We wish to Celebration to Increase Increase Increase to We’re Going to Ibiza, pop band Vengaboys is credited for giving social gathering anthems in 90s period, and as they revive their peppy tunes, the Dutch band is raring to convey the social gathering to India as soon as once more, which they really feel is their “second motherland”.
The Eurodance music group, primarily based in Rotterdam, includes Captain Kim (Kim Sasabone), Partygirl D’good (Denise Publish-Van Rijswijk), Cowboy Donny (Donny Latupeirissa) and Sailorboy Robin (Robin Pors). It was in 2019 once they first crossed borders and created a buzz in India.
“Our first go to to India has modified our lives. Principally, Individuals wish to name Europe ‘the previous World’. However to be sincere, from the very first second we set foot on Indian soil, we knew: India has been right here without end and it’ll at all times be,” Captain Kim tells us, including, “You are feeling all the things within the nation. India looks like our second motherland. If you wish to name us the Bharat Boys from, you possibly can as a result of it’s the reality”.
Right here, Cowboy Donny chimes in to open up about how Indian tradition has impressed the group, which not too long ago launched a canopy model of Charli XCX and Troye Sivan’s 2019 single, 1999 (I Wanna Go Again), with a sprinkle of their trademark Eurodance vibe.
“We grew up within the Netherlands and there have at all times been many locations the place we acquired in contact with Indian tradition. Lots of Indian individuals -mostly Hindu- stay within the Netherlands by the use of Suriname, a former Dutch colony. So we went to high school with people who have Indian roots,” a proud Cowboy Donny shares.
“We in fact have many Indian eating places that are very talked-about, but additionally conventional Indian style objects have discovered their manner a few years in the past within the Netherlands. In truth, we’d like to document our hits within the Indian language, so if there’s anybody on the market keen to assist us out with that, hit us up on our socials,” he provides.
Fashioned in 1996, Vengaboys introduced in a brand new development into the music world, dominated by flamboyant costumes, flashy make-up, energetic beats and animated twist to the social gathering numbers. The Vengaboys jukebox paused for a bit when the group parted methods in 2000s, however they overcame the lull when the band reunited in 2007. Since then, they’ve been fairly frequent with the music, whereas taking some breaks as effectively.
Other than Pors, the band consists of Donny Latupeirissa, Denise Publish-Van Rijswijk and Kim Sasabone. “At a celebration I as soon as noticed a man with this huge ass tattoo on his again studying; ‘No regerts (regrets), which was in all probability one of many funniest I’ve seen,” says Sailor Robin to sum up their journey.
Now, they want to come again to India for a tour quickly. “As quickly as we are able to. A few of our most memorable exhibits have been in India. Due to everyone that was there. Our dream is to do a giant tour so we now have the time to fulfill everyone everywhere in the nation. As a substitute of being restricted to the massive cities,” concludes Celebration woman D-Good.