Wallace Collection

Wallace Collection

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Formed : 1968 // Belgium
Wallace Collection was a group that was founded on the remains of the group Sylvester's Team. Three of the original member (namely Sylvain Vanholme, Freddy Nieuland and Marc Herouet) then went on to form the band 16th Century, together with bass-player Christian Janssens and the classical musicians Raymond Vincent and Jacques Namotte. These two were members in the Belgian National Philharmonic Orchestra, but had been flirting with popular music already in a band called Stradivarius.
The biggest future for the ex-members of The Wallace Collection would be for Sylvain Vanholme, who has had huge hits with Two Man Sound and has produced a large number of Belgian records since (e.g. Octopus (5), Salix Alba, Machines, Gorki, Jo Lemaire + Flouze, Kids).

Anno 2001, the Wallace Collection still remains "in the picture", because ""Daydream" is becoming somewhat of a "standard", covered all around the globe. In 2001 for example there was a mellow version of Paul Michiels, a cool version by I Monster and an awesome one by the Beta Band (as "squares" on their album "hot shots II").

Disbanded : 1971
Members: Sylvain Vanholme (guitar), Freddy Nieuland (drums, vocals), Marc Hérouet (organ, keyboards), Christian Janssens (bass), Raymond Vincent (violin), Jacques Namotte (cello)

Member Freddy Nieuland, vocals on their very great hit "Daydream" died at the age of 63 years on January, 11th 2008.

Not to be confused with The Wallace Collection, an internationally acclaimed brass group established by John Wallace (4).
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Wallace Collection Discography

Albums

Wallace Collection Laughing Cavalier (Album) Parlophone Israel 1969 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Wallace Collection (Album) Capitol Records US 1969 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection La Maison (Album) Odeon Italy 1970 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Wallace Collection (Album) Parlophone Spain 1970 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Tax Vobiscum / Take Life With A Grin (Album) Da Nova, Garima Records Portugal 1981 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Wallace Collection Dear Beloved Secretary / Hello, Suzannah (Single, EP) Odeon Italy 1969 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Daydream / Baby I Don't Mind (Single) Odeon Italy 1969 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Fly Me To The Earth / Love (Single) Odeon France 1969 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Wallace Collection (EP) Odeon Brazil 1969 Sell This Version
LMEP 1360 Wallace Collection Daydream / Baby I Don't Mind / Fly Me To The Earth(7", EP) Parlophone LMEP 1360 Portugal 1969 Sell This Version
2C 006-04094 M Wallace Collection Rêverie (Daydream) / Le Monde Est Fou(7") Odeon 2C 006-04094 M France 1969 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Parlez-Moi D'Amour (Single) Odeon Italy 1970 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Serenade (Single) Odeon Italy 1970 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection We Gotta Do Something New (Single) Odeon Germany 1970 Sell This Version
3C 000 60009 M Wallace Collection / Fabio Trioli Wallace Collection / Fabio Trioli - Fly Me To The Earth / Presto(7", Jukebox) Parlophone 3C 000 60009 M Italy 1970 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection You're Gone (Single) Pathé Spain 1971 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Stay (Single) Odeon France 1971 Sell This Version
2 C 006-93556 Wallace Collection Anthinea(7", Single) Pathé 2 C 006-93556 France 1971 Sell This Version
3C 006 - 04748, 3 C006-04748 Wallace Collection Il Sorriso, Il Paradiso(7") Parlophone, Parlophone 3C 006 - 04748, 3 C006-04748 Italy 1971 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Baby Love / Think About Tomorrow (Single) Pathé Angola 1972 Sell This Version
Wallace Collection Stay / Daydream (Single) Pathé France 1975 Sell This Version
2C 008 72034, 2C 008-72.034 Wallace Collection Take Life With A Grin(7", Single) Pathé, Pathé 2C 008 72034, 2C 008-72.034 France 1980 Sell This Version
ESP 2007, 2007 Wallace Collection Jack(7") Espera, Espera ESP 2007, 2007 Belgium 1981 Sell This Version
DZ 8683 Wallace Collection Take Life With A Grin / Tax Vobiscum(7", Single) Garima Records DZ 8683 France 1981 Sell This Version
W.C. 1 Wallace Collection Daydream 93 / Daydream In Concert(7", Single) Not On Label W.C. 1 Belgium 1993 Sell This Version

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May 15, 2011
edited over 3 years ago
Wallace Collection was a Belgian pop rock group active in the late
1960s and early 1970s. Wallace Collection was formed from the ashesof
a group called Sylvester's Team, three of which began playing Under
the name 16th Century along with bassist Christian Jannsens and 2
members of the Belgian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Raymond
Vincent and Jacques Namotte. Wallace Collection based itself out of
Britain, naming itself after the famous museum adjacent to the
headquarters of their record label,EMI. Their debut studio album,
"Laughing Cavalier", was recorded at the Abbey Road Studios and was
released in 1969. The great single "Daydream" became a hit in 21
countries, including going #1 in Belgium. In the wake of its success,
the group toured Europe, the United States, Mexico and South America.
They also composed the soundtrack to a French film with the legendary
French actor Michel Simon in 1970 (La Maison). Later 7", such as
"Serenade" and "Love" were hits in Belgium and some other countries
but did not reach the level of "Daydream", and the group split up in
1971.

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