Roel van Velzen, last Thursday, in his new single, Opposite, Leaves, that is presented in the NPO Radio 2 programme, Jan-Willem will Start. The 41-year-old singer spent the past three years with no new music out.
Of the Had experienced over the past few years, private in a lot of mishaps. “In the age of 2.5 years died and my dad was there for my divorce. Which followed each other in rapid succession. Therefore, I had no time for music. I had other things to do, and the rest of them.”
The singer and his wife, Marloes, made in april of this year, announced that they have after being married for eight years and build up a relationship of twenty years of separation.
In the difficult period of time resulted, however, has been quite the inspiration for new music. “It was intense, but the button was going to be. The band and I would like to have new music and there were plenty of things to talk about.”
From the Van you could do that, however, it is only after he and his ex in therapy, went on: “I’ve noticed that I’m following the marital breakdown, it doesn’t really had to write it. In therapy, we were able to better talk about it and, suddenly, a door opened. That made it easier. There is also a quote from the Website, in the songs that we wrote, which is directly derived from the sessions. It’s going to make us happy, we are very okay with each other.”