"Racoon" is a Dutch rock band, formed in 1997. Their first big appearance was at the 1999 Noorderslagfestival, after which the record companies stood in line to make the band an offer. First album Till Monkeys Fly appeared in January 2000, produced by Michael Schoots (Urban Dance Squad). The first single, Feel Like Flying, became an immediate hit and got a lot of rotations, especially on the Dutch radiostation 3FM. On March 11 2006 ''Love You More'' was chosen the best song made by a Dutch artist ever.
* Bart van der Weide - Lead vocals
* Stefan de Kroon - Bass
* Dennis Huige - Piano
* Paul Bukkens - Drums
Racoon starts as an acoustic duo: singer Bart van der Weide and guitarist Dennis Huige. They release three songs on the singer/songwriter compilation album 'Characters,' released by the Dutch Rock & Pop Institute.
Van der Weide and Huige are joined by bassist Stefan de Kroon and drummer Paul Bukkens and the band moves to Utrecht. ''Racoon'' plays at the Heineken X-pl'oor-festival in the Melkweg and in Rotterdam. Their self-released demo 'It's An Ice Cream Day' earns them the attention of several record companie...
|music genre||Rock music|
|current members|| Bart van der Weide|
Stefan De Kroon