Sunday, February 24, 2008

Max Werner
Rainbow's End
EMI 1A 062 26363
Released in 1979 bij Bovema Negram/EMI.

Max Werner (born in 1953) was lead singer, drummer and percussionist of the Dutch Progressive Rock band Kayak. He co-founded the band along with keyboardist Ton Scherpenzeel, guitarist Johan Slager and drummer Pim Koopman in 1972.

He sang lead vocals on the first 5 Kayak albums, later switching to drums until the band split up in 1982. In 1999, he returned as singer for the Kayak album "Close To The Fire". After a short tour 2000, he had to leave again due to health problems.

Max Werner recorded 4 solo albums. In may 1981, he scored a big hit in Holland (reaching #3) and Germany (#1), with his solo-single "Rain In May".

This is his first solo album, resembling the Kayak sound of the early 70's.

Rainbows End / Beware of the Dog / Tale of Tenderness / Sir Dance-Alot / Help Me to do it Alone / Longsleeper / A Deadly State of Mind / Secrets of Mother Earth / Life's Serenity / Medicineman / A Glamour Story.

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