It wasn't until I got his album that I really fell in love the music. Now his album 'Sweet Lady of Flowers' is one of my favourites.
- Marc Gunn, Celtic MP3s Music Magazine
Take a large slice of Bob Dylan, add a dash of The Pogues, and this is the result. A very original style that is thoroughly engaging.
- Colin Kennaugh, Shoot for the moon
I'd pay to see you live.
- F_Prime, GarageBand.com member
Multi-instrumentalist Niessink doesn't do a bad job [at putting together songs] at all.
- Bart Ebisch, Alt Country NL
Produced by Tale. © Tale 2002, 2005.
Recorded and mixed at the Living Room Studios in Schagen, The Netherlands (using a standard personal computer, Yamaha XGworks software and a Yamaha SW1000XG sound card).
Cover design by Theo Niessink. The painting "Tulip Field" on the front cover was painted by Deryk Houston (www.coastnet.com/dhouston), and is used here with his kind permission. Photography by Arend Jan Niessink and Hugo van Waard.
Special thanks (in no particular order) to Fast and Lucky.
Ordinary-not-at-all-special thanks to Betsy, Daniël, Hans, Klaas and Lie Mei.