Louis Fivaz needs no introduction, with 4 previous album releases he once again proves that he is an established artist that brings calmness and experience to his audience. Louis has always been an artist that is able to play with emotions and he is ready to soften the hearts of his fans with his newest special edition 2 CD gift pack release which includes, Die treffers van Don Williams, a brand new album giving tribute to the hits of famous country star Don Williams as well as the latest release of his original Afrikaans album Wat die hart van vol is
Louis decided to record 14 famous hits of Don Williams with which the South African audience would be very familiar with, enabling them to sing along to every song!On his live shows he also shares interesting facts and history of Don Williams s career as well as on his own career and where his love for country music came from!Like Don Williams, the gentle country giant, Louis also has a deep, rich baritone voice giving tribute to the hits like Amanda, Your e my best friend, Gypsey Woman and others! 'n Mens moes al liefgehad, kinders gekry en die lewe kon ervaar het om Don Williams se sielvolle ballades te kan vertolk meen Louis. Don Williams het met goeie eenvoudige musiek die wereld aan sy voete gehad. This album is highly recommended for any Don Williams or country music fans!
His original album, Wat die hart van vol is consists of 16 songs of which 12 of the songs came from his own pen. The album is produced by the experienced André Hartman (also known for his work with Juanita du Plessis). The cd's variety of songs speaks for itself, the sound is new and fresh, but also reminds one of legends like Gé Korsten, timeless and classic with strong melodies. Then there also is 4 new recordings of previous hits if you missed out on the previous releases! Once again Louis definitely has something to say, with his subtle wordplay of social topics and heartfelt words, Louis leaves you no choice but to sit back, associate and listen to what he has to say. Wat die hart van vol is honest and classic!
Louis Fivaz returns in 2009 with a stunning album of original songs that once again confirms why he's one of the most highly-regarded musicians working in Afrikaans music today.
The 14-track offering is titled "As die gode droom", and it's the follow-up to 'Tweede Seisoen', the 2006 album that saw this Free State-born artist return to music after many years away from the recording studio.
Fans of quality music will relish "As die gode droom", which mixes straight-ahead love songs with those that spotlight some of the most pressing issues facing South Africa today.
The album draws on a variety of musical styles - there are rocking tunes ('Bly Die Engel Om My'), upbeat numbers ('Pampoenkoets' among them) and enough ballads to deliver enduring listening for Fivaz's existing and extensive fan base.
As for the album's title - well Fivaz says simply that it is a reference to his love for singing. "I have been doing it for 20 years and still it's like a dream come true to me. I wanted to be able to say that and also pour my heart and soul into making this album because I want to give my fans the best album I can possibly deliver."
With "As die gode droom", Fivaz has kept true to his word, delivering an album that combines commercial appeal with deep-seated artistic integrity, all in a way that is sure to cement his standing as one of Afrikaans music's most talented.