Jan Smit was Thursday his 74th gold plate. He got that for his album in other words, since 20 september more than twenty thousand copies have been sold.
According to the Volendam is a golden plate, “the most beautiful gift you can get.” “Certainly in this time. I believe that last year seven gold plates are issued. The years starting like this is great.”
His latest gold record is given a prominent place in his house. “I hang the most recent golden plate.” All of the medals at their home race on the wall of his villa “Jan Smit-museum”. “And I don’t want to live in. I have now – I love it – 74.”
It is for the singer a gold plate with extra shine. “It is definitely the least-expected gold plate. It’s a whole different set of songs.”
Smit, who used to own his songs, wrote, approached for in other words the twelve colleagues who songs for him wrote.
“It’s nice if you have something remember, and everyone say ‘yes,’ but I didn’t know if the public here at all was waiting for. I have quite doubts about how it would work out.”
In the car with Jan Smit: ‘People do not know anything of me”