A Silent Express
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Background information
Origin Heerenveen, Netherlands
Genre Pop punk, alternative rock
Years active 2004–present
Labels 8ball Music
Members Rik Annema
Dirk Sander Kooistra
Sanne Meems
Henk Jan Kooistra

A Silent Express are a Dutch pop punk, alternative rock band from Heerenveen in the Netherlands, consisting of Rik Annema (lead singer/guitar), Dirk Sander Kooistra (bass guitar), Henk Jan Kooistra (keyboards), Sanne Meems (drums)

The band were a support act for Duran Duran in 2012.

Background informationEdit

Inspired by Duran Duran and Simple Minds, the band formed in 2004 and released their self titled debut album A Silent Express in 2005. Two years later they won the Grolsch Grand Prize of the Netherlands in 2007.

In 2014, the band earned a lot of media-exposure at several radio and TV-stations including 3FM, KinkFM (national radio), Club3voor12 and VPRO, 100% NL, TMF (national TV) and several local stations.

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