Brainbox

Compilations

The Best (1971)

The Best (1971)
The Best
(1971)
Tracks:
  1. The smile (old friends have the right to) (K. Lux) [2:55] (1970)
  2. Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:24] (1969)
  3. So helpless (H. Meyer) [2:28] (1970)
  4. Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") (G. Gershwin) [4:02] (1969)
  5. Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [2:51] (1969)
  6. Between alpha and omega (R. de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:19] (1970)
  7. Doomsday train (H. Meyer) [3:00] (1970)
  8. Good morning (K. Lux) [2:40] (1970)
  9. To you (K. Lux) [3:16] (1970)
  10. Cruel train (R de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:21] (1970)
  11. Woman's gone (K. Lux) [3:57] (1969)
  12. Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:44] (1969)

Musicians:

  • Jan Akkerman: Guitar, organ, vibes, bass guitar (on track 7)
  • Andre Reynen: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums
  • Kazimierz Lux: Lead vocals, percusion
  • John Schuursma: Guitar
  • Frans Smit: Drums
  • Rudy de Queljoe: Guitar
  • Herman Meyer: Guitar

Guests:
Tom Barlage: Flute (track 2)
Rob Hoeke: Piano (track 11)

Information:
Produced by Tim Griek and John Setten.

LP EMI/Bovema Imperial 5C 054-24327 (1971)

Reviews

To You (1972)

To You
To You
(1972)


Brainbox (Disky)
Brainbox
(2007)
Tracks:

LP 1:

  1. Virgin (K. Lux) [3:40] (1971)
  2. Amsterdam, the first days (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [3:30] (1969)
  3. Sinner's prayer (L. Fulson) [2:19] (1969)
  4. Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:24] (1969)
  5. Cruel train (R de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:21] (1970)
  6. Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:44] (1969)
  7. Woman's gone (K. Lux) [3:57] (1969)
  8. To you (K. Lux) [3:16] (1970)
  9. Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") (G. Gershwin) [4:02] (1969)
  10. Doomsday train (H. Meyer) [3:00] (1970)

LP 2:

  1. Between alpha and omega (R. de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:19] (1970)
  2. Baby, what you want me to do (J. Reed) [2:22] (1969)
  3. Scarborough fair (P. Simon, A. Garfunkel) [5:55] (1969)
  4. The flight (J. Schuursma) [3:13] (1970)
  5. So helpless (H. Meyer) [2:28] (1970)
  6. The smile (old friends have the right to) (K. Lux) [2:55] (1970)
  7. Reason to believe (T. Hardin) [2:13] (1969)
  8. Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [2:51] (1969)
  9. Mobilea (R. de Queljoe, A. Reynen) [5:55] (1971)
  10. Good morning (K. Lux) [2:40] (1970)

Musicians:

  • Jan Akkerman: Guitar, organ, vibes, bass guitar (on track 7)
  • Andre Reynen: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums
  • Kazimierz Lux: Lead vocals, percusion
  • John Schuursma: Guitar
  • Frans Smit: Drums
  • Rudy de Queljoe: Guitar
  • Herman Meyer: Guitar

Guests:
Tom Barlage: Flute (lp1 track 4 & lp 2, track 3)
Rob Hoeke: Piano (lp1, track 7)

Information:
Produced by Tim Griek and John Setten.

LP Imperial 5C 180-24568/69 (1972)
CD EMI-Bovema CDM 7 90609 2 (1988)
CD Disky (2007) (Brainbox)

To youInner sleeve

Notes:
A compilation album which consists of the first album and several singles
Track 6 and 7 are the a- end b-side of their first single.
Track 18 and 2 are the a- end b-side of their second single.
The songs of the third single are included on the first album (track 9 and 4).
Track 8 and 15 are the a- end b-side of their fourth single.
Track 11 and 5 are the a- end b-side of their fifth single.
Track 10 and 20 are the a- end b-side of their sixth single.
Track 16 and 14 are the a- end b-side of their seventh single.
Track 1 and 19 are the a- end b-side of their eight single.

Reviews

A History (1979)

A History (1979)
A History
(1979)
Tracks:
  1. Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:38]
  2. Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [2:51] (1969)
  3. Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") (G. Gershwin) [4:02] (1969)
  4. Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:24] (1969)
  5. To you (K. Lux) [3:16] (1970)
  6. Between alpha and omega (R. de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:19] (1970)
  7. Doomsday train (H. Meyer) [3:00] (1970)
  8. The smile (old friends have the right to) (K. Lux) [2:55] (1970)
  9. Virgin (K. Lux) [3:40] (1971)
  10. Dilemma (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [3:30] (1971)
  11. A part of me is a part of you (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [5:35] (1972)
  12. Scarborough fair (P. Simon, A. Garfunkel) [5:55] (1969)
  13. Reason to believe (T. Hardin) [2:13] (1969)
  14. Scotch ballad (Traditional) (1972) [2:05]

Musicians:

  • Jan Akkerman: Guitar, organ, vibes
  • Andre Reynen: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums
  • Kazimierz Lux: Lead vocals, percusion
  • John Schuursma: Guitar
  • Frans Smit: Drums
  • Rudy de Queljoe: Guitar
  • Herman Meyer: Guitar
  • Michel van Dijk: Vocals
  • Robert Verwey: Bass guitar

Guest: Tom Barlage: Flute (tracks 4 & 14)

Information:
LP EMI/Bovema Imperial 5C 050-26188

A History (1979)A History (1979)

Het Beste Van Brainbox (1983)

Het Beste (1983)
Het Beste Van Brainbox
(1983)
Tracks:
  1. Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:38]
  2. Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:24] (1969)
  3. Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [2:51] (1969)
  4. Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") (G. Gershwin) [4:02] (1969)
  5. Dilemma (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [3:30] (1971)
  6. Virgin (K. Lux) [3:40] (1971)
  7. The smile (old friends have the right to) (K. Lux) [2:55] (1970)
  8. Doomsday train (H. Meyer) [3:00] (1970)
  9. Between alpha and omega (R. de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:19] (1970)
  10. Reason to believe (T. Hardin) [2:13] (1969)
  11. A part of me is a part of you (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [5:35] (1972)
  12. Sinner's prayer (L. Fulson) [2:19] (1969)
  13. Scarborough fair (P. Simon, A. Garfunkel) [5:55] (1969)
  14. Scotch ballad (Traditional) (1972) [2:05]

Musicians:

  • Jan Akkerman: Guitar, organ, vibes
  • Andre Reynen: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums
  • Kazimierz Lux: Lead vocals, percusion
  • John Schuursma: Guitar
  • Frans Smit: Drums
  • Rudy de Queljoe: Guitar
  • Herman Meyer: Guitar
  • Michel van Dijk: Vocals
  • Robert Verwey: Bass guitar

Guest: Tom Barlage: Flute (tracks 2 & 14)

Information:
LP EMI/Bovema 1A 058 1270101

Het Beste (1983)Het Beste (1983)

The Very Best (2002)

The Very Best (2002)

The Very Best
(2002)

Tracks:
  1. Virgin (K. Lux) [3:40] (1971)
  2. Amsterdam, the first days (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [3:30] (1969)
  3. Sinner's prayer (L. Fulson) [2:19] (1969)
  4. Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:24] (1969)
  5. Cruel train (R de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:21] (1970)
  6. Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:44] (1969)
  7. Woman's gone (K. Lux) [3:57] (1969)
  8. To you (K. Lux) [3:16] (1970)
  9. Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") (G. Gershwin) [4:02] (1969)
  10. Doomsday train (H. Meyer) [3:00] (1970)
  11. Between alpha and omega (R. de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:19] (1970)
  12. Baby, what you want me to do (J. Reed) [2:22] (1969)
  13. Scarborough fair (P. Simon, A. Garfunkel) [5:55] (1969)
  14. The flight (J. Schuursma) [3:13] (1970)
  15. So helpless (H. Meyer) [2:28] (1970)
  16. The smile (old friends have the right to) (K. Lux) [2:55] (1970)
  17. Reason to believe (T. Hardin) [2:13] (1969)
  18. Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [2:51] (1969)
  19. Mobilea (R. de Queljoe, A. Reynen) [5:55] (1971)
  20. Good morning (K. Lux) [2:40] (1970)
  21. Dilemma (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [3:30] (1971)
  22. A part of me is a part of you (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [5:35] (1972)

Musicians:

  • Jan Akkerman: Guitar, organ, vibes, bass guitar (on track 7)
  • Andre Reynen: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums
  • Kazimierz Lux: Lead vocals, percusion
  • John Schuursma: Guitar
  • Frans Smit: Drums
  • Rudy de Queljoe: Guitar
  • Herman Meyer: Guitar
  • Michel van Dijk: Vocals
  • Robert Verwey: Bass guitar

Guests:
Tom Barlage: Flute (tracks 4 & 13)
Rob Hoeke: Piano (track 7)

Notes:
The first 20 tracks of this CD are the same as on the album To you (1972). It contains two more tracks, both a-sides of their 21st en 22nd single.

Reviews

Bringing Brainbox Into Focus (2011)

Bringing Brainbox Into Focus (2011)

Bringing Brainbox Into Focus
(2011)

Tracks:
  1. Virgin (K. Lux) [3:40] (1971)
  2. Sinner's prayer (L. Fulson) [2:19] (1969)
  3. Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:24] (1969)
  4. Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:44] (1969)
  5. Woman's gone (K. Lux) [3:57] (1969)
  6. Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") (G. Gershwin) [4:02] (1969)
  7. Baby, what you want me to do (J. Reed) [2:22] (1969)
  8. Scarborough fair (P. Simon, A. Garfunkel) [5:55] (1969)
  9. The flight (J. Schuursma) [3:13] (1970)
  10. So helpless (H. Meyer) [2:28] (1970)
  11. Reason to believe (T. Hardin) [2:13] (1969)

Musicians:

  • Jan Akkerman: Guitar, organ, vibes, bass guitar (on track 7)
  • Andre Reynen: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums
  • Kazimierz Lux: Lead vocals, percusion
  • John Schuursma: Guitar
  • Rudy de Queljoe: Guitar

Guests:
Tom Barlage: Flute (tracks 3 & 8)
Rob Hoeke: Piano (track 5)

Information:
LP Parlophone (2011)

Dark Rose / Their 45s (2012)

Dark Rose (2012)

Dark Rose / Their 45s
(2012)

Tracks:
LP 1
  1. Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:38] (1969)
  2. Woman's gone (K. Lux) [4:13] (1969)
  3. Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [3:01] (1969)
  4. Amsterdam, the first days (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [3:13] (1969)
  5. Summertime (G. Gershwin) [4:21] (1969)
  6. Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:20] (1969)
  7. To you (K. Lux) [3:27] (1970)
  8. So helpless (H. Meyer) [2:38] (1970)
  9. Between alpha and omega (R. de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:27] (1970)
  10. Cruel train (R de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:31] (1970)
  11. Doomsday train (H. Meyer) [2:51] (1970)
  12. The smile (old friends have the right to) (K. Lux) [3:08] (1970)
  13. The flight (J. Schuursma) [3:25] (1970)
LP 2
  1. Virgin (K. Lux) [3:41] (1971)
  2. Mobilea (R. de Queljoe, A. Reynen) [5:39] (1971)
  3. Dark rose (demo) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [4:20] (1969)
  4. Virgin (demo) (K. Lux) [7:41] (1971)
  5. Sea of delight (demo) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [23:24] (1969)

Musicians:

  • Jan Akkerman: Guitar, organ, vibes, bass guitar (on track 7)
  • Andre Reynen: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums
  • Kazimierz Lux: Lead vocals, percusion
  • John Schuursma: Guitar
  • Frans Smit: Drums
  • Rudy de Queljoe: Guitar
  • Herman Meyer: Guitar
  • Michel van Dijk: Vocals
  • Robert Verwey: Bass guitar

Guests:
Tom Barlage: Flute (LP 1 tracks 6, LP 2 track 3)
Rob Hoeke: Piano (LP 1 track 2)

Brainbox 45sDark Rose (2012)

Information:
LP Pseudonym VP99.035 (2012)

Review

Mythology (2013)

Mythology (2013)

Mythology
(2013)

Tracks:
CD 1
  1. Down man (mono) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:38] (1969)
  2. Woman's gone (mono) (K. Lux) [4:13] (1969)
  3. Sea of delight (mono) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [3:01] (1969)
  4. Amsterdam, the first days (mono) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [3:13] (1969)
  5. Summertime (mono) (G. Gershwin) [4:21] (1969)
  6. Dark rose (mono) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:20] (1969)
  7. Reason to believe (T. Hardin) [2:23] (1969)
  8. Sinner's prayer (L. Fulson) [2:30] (1969)
  9. Scarborough fair (P. Simon, A. Garfunkel) [6:25] (1969)
  10. Baby, what you want me to do (J. Reed) [2:36] (1969)
  11. Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [16:57]
  12. To you (K. Lux) [3:27] (1970)
  13. So helpless (H. Meyer) [2:38] (1970)
  14. Between alpha and omega (R. de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:27] (1970)
  15. Cruel train (R de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:31] (1970)
  16. Doomsday train (H. Meyer) [2:51] (1970)
  17. Good morning, Day (K. Lux) [3:05] (1970)
  18. The smile (old friends have the right to) (K. Lux) [3:08] (1970)
  19. The flight (J. Schuursma) [3:25] (1970)
CD 2
  1. Virgin (K. Lux) [3:41] (1971)
  2. Mobilea (R. de Queljoe, A. Reynen) [5:39] (1971)
  3. Dorothy I'm Suffering [8:09] (1968)
  4. Sea of delight (single) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [3:13] (1969)
  5. Amsterdam, the first days (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [3:09] (1969)
  6. Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:38] (1969)
  7. Woman's gone (K. Lux) [4:14] (1969)
  8. Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:20] (1969)
  9. Summertime (G. Gershwin) [4:21] (1969)
  10. Dark rose (demo) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [4:20] (1969)
  11. Jam I [4:43] (1969)
  12. Blues I [3:59] (1969)
  13. Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [3:55] (1969)
  14. Baby, make it soon [3:19] (1969)
  15. Sea of delight (demo) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [13:13] (1969)
CD 3
  1. Sinner's prayer (demo) (L. Fulson) [2:30] (1969)
  2. Jam II [3:02] (1969)
  3. Sea of delight (demo) (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [28:41] (1969)
  4. Down along the cove (demo) (B. Dylan) [3:49]
  5. Morning dew (demo) (B. Dobson) [3:33]
  6. The change (demo) [2:26]
  7. Jam III [2:41]
  8. Blues II [4:38]
  9. Virgin (demo) (K. Lux) [7:41] (1971)
  10. Doomsday train (demo) (H. Meyer) [3:01] (1970)
  11. The smile (old friends have the right to) (alternative version) (K. Lux) [3:17] (1970)
  12. Mobilea (demo) (R. de Queljoe, A. Reynen) [6:07] (1971)
  13. Virgin (demo) (K. Lux) [5:35] (1971)

Musicians:

  • Jan Akkerman: Guitar, organ, vibes, bass guitar
  • Andre Reynen: Bass guitar
  • Pierre van der Linden: Drums
  • Kazimierz Lux: Lead vocals, percusion
  • John Schuursma: Guitar
  • Frans Smit: Drums
  • Rudy de Queljoe: Guitar
  • Herman Meyer: Guitar
  • Michel van Dijk: Vocals
  • Robert Verwey: Bass guitar

Guests:
Tom Barlage: Flute
Rob Hoeke: Piano

Brainbox 45sDark Rose (2012)

Information:
CD Pseudonym CDP-1112 (2013)

Notes:
The track Dorothy I'm Suffering was recorded by the band Impulse, in which Kaz Lux was the singer. It is a three part song that includes Woman's gone, Cruel train and Down man.

Singles

Down man Down man
Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:44]
Woman's gone (K. Lux) [3:57]

Imperial IH 844 (1969)
Pathe 2C006 24034 M (1969)

Produced by Tim Griek

Sea of delight Sea of delight
Sea of delight (K. Lux, J. Akkerman, A. Reynen, P. v.d. Linden) [2:51]
Amsterdam, the first days (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [3:30]

Imperial 5C 006 24027 (1969)

Produced by Tim Griek

Summertime Dark rose / summertime Dark rose / summertime
Summertime (G. Gershwin) [4:02]
Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:24]

Imperial 5C 006-24076 (1969)
Pathe 2C006 24076 M (1969)

Produced by Tim Griek

To You To You
To you (K. Lux) [3:16]
So helpless (H. Meyer) [2:28]

Imperial 5C 006-24135 (1970)

To You Brainbox To You

Between alpha and omega Between alpha and omega
Between alpha and omega (R. de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:19]
Cruel train (R de Queljoe, K. Lux) [2:21]

Imperial 5C 006-24217 (1970)

Doomsday train Doomsday train Doomsday train
Doomsday train (H. Meyer) [3:00]
Good morning, day (K. Lux) [2:40]

Imperial 5C 006-24238 (1970)
Pathe 2C006 24238 M (1970)

The Smile Brainbox The Smile
The smile (old friends have the right to) (K. Lux) [2:55]
The flight (J. Schuursma) [3:13]

Imperial 5C 006-24258 (1970)

Virgin
Virgin (K. Lux) [3:40]
Mobilea (R. de Queljoe, A. Reynen) [5:55]

Imperial 5C 006-24414 (1971)

DilemmaBrainbox Dilemma
Dilemma (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [3:30]
If You Could Only Feel It

Imperial 5C 006-24454 (1971)
Pathe 2C006 24454 M (1971)

A part of me is a part of you
A part of me is a part of you (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [5:35]
When I was poor (M. van Dijk, R. Verwey, R. Meyes, F. Smit) [5:50]

Imperial 5C 006-24429 (1972)

Summertime
Down man (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [2:44]
Summertime (G. Gershwin) [4:02]
Dark rose (K. Lux, J. Akkerman) [5:24]

Imperial 5C 006-24635 (1972)

Produced by Tim Griek

Summertime
Summertime (G. Gershwin) [4:02]
Mobilea (R. de Queljoe, A. Reynen) [5:55]

Imperial 5C 006-25518 (1976)