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Franck van der Heijden

Meseka Productions

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Franck van der Heijden

Meseka Productions

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Franck van der Heijden

Meseka Productions

Trace of Love participants

Produced, arranged, orchestrated & recorded by: Franck van der Heijden

Franck van der Heijden: vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass guitar, percussion & programming

John Miles: Vocals (14), Alannah Myles: Poem and additional vocals (15), Ole Edvard Antonson: Trumpet solo (7)

Bass guitar: Rogier van Wegberg (1,2,4,5,6,7,11,12,14,15,16)
Piano & keyboards - Glenn Corneille(1,2,4,5,7,11,12,14,15,16)
Drums: Bob Schimscheimer (2,5,7,11,12), Bodi van der Heijden (4,6,14,15,16), Berni Bovens (1)

Backing vocals: Luc Devens (1,2,9,15) Ad de Haan (4) Robert Walker, Don McCollum, Jerrel Larmar,
Brenda van Kampen, Saskia van Bokhoven (7) Anton Verhagen (11)
Horn section: Jef Coolen - trumpet, Cees Trappenburg - trumpet, Paul Meex - saxophone, Bert Pfeifer - trombone (1,2,7)
Percussion: Koen van den Broek, Erik Embregts (3,15)

Orchestra: Il Novecento conducted by Robert Groslot (1-5,7-16), contractor - Erik Beurskens 

Violin 1: Leonid Kerbel, Cristina Constantinescu, Dirk Lievens, Karel Ingelaere, Hanna Drzewiecka, Hristo Tchalakov, Nathalie Maquestieau, Frédéric Van Liefferinge, Dirk Uten
Violin 2: Luis Quesada, Veerle Sciffer, Octavian Florica, Irene Nas, Eva Groslot, Radostina Tchalakova, Nathalie Korniluk
Viola: Philippe Allard, Thomas Zochowski, Kaat De Cock, Stéphanie Bosmans, Kirsten De Witte

Cello: Peter van der Weerd, Anthony Gröger, Peter Heiremans, Chris Van den Bossche, Lieven Baert 

Contrabass: Alain Denis, Mario Maurano, Charice Adriaansen 

Flute: Lindy Vanden Berk, Peter Verhoyen Oboe - Joris Van den Hauwe, Korneel Alsteens

Clarinet: Geert Baeckelandt, Nanako Matsumoto Bassoon - Peter Van Cleemput, Edwin Derde

French Horn: Noël Perdaens, Sebastiaan Hettema, Els Cuypers, Els Wilmaers

Trumpet: Steven Devolder, Frankie De Kuyffer Trombone: Guido Liveyns, Tom Verschoore, Wim Bex

Tuba: Dieter Verschuren, Harp - Eline Groslot, Percussion - Patrick De Smet, Gert D'Haese


Ricciotti ensemble conducted by Franck van der Heijden (6) contractor Geert Rubingh

Violin 1: Ben Mathot, Inger van Vliet, Floortje Beljon, Sterre Leufkens, Judith van Driel

Violin 2: Ian de Jong, Marleen Wester, Lieke Arts, Mark Mulder

Viola: Adriaan Breunis, Carolien Roodenburg, Anna Giskes

Cello: René van Munster, David Faber, Thomas van Geelen
 Contrabass: Hinse Mutter, Pim Boons

Choir conducted by Franck van der Heijden (15): Hilde van Kuijeren, Mies Wits, Edith van Heeren, Silvia Ankoné,
José Muis, Pedro van der Lugt, Freek Dam, Bill Tijman, Luc Devens

Recorded at First Class Music studio, Loosdrecht, The Netherlands, Meseka studio, Baarn, The Netherlands, Galaxy studios, Mol, Belgium, Power sound studios, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mixed by Franck van der Heijden & Ronald Prent, assistant Tibor Laho
at Wisseloord studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands

Mastered by Darcy Proper

Photos: Jacqueline de Carpentier & Paul Ridderhof Artwork: Marco van Bergen, Franck van der Heijden Support: Universal Audio, Kemper amps, Baton Rouge guitars, SE electronics microphones

© 2019 Meseka Music adm. by Copyright Power International

Special thanks to everyone who helped me to create this album, the people who gave me the inspiration for the songs and all my friends who put in their energy and creativity, I owe you all!
Very special thanks to Jacqueline, who had the patience with my ailing perfectionism and always supports me. I love you!