Frans Bauer came to my attention when I saw a Chinese group perform to Midnight Melodie with 4 girls in beautiful costumes at the front with the rest of their Tai Chi group dancing different steps in the background. A trawl of You Tube revealed the artist to be Frans Bauer and a group of American ladies using the tune for a line dance!
A first look on Amazon showed Frans to be amazingly popular in Germany but a closer look revealed a number of songs in Dutch. The final clue! Frans Bauer is an extremely popular Dutch singer. Unlike his compatriot Caro Emerald his fame does not seem to have crossed the English Channel.
This album slots into the easy listening category. Midnight Melodie is a delightful waltz that might easily be sung by someone like Daniel O'Donnell. The rest of the album is in much the same vein. It doesn't set the world alight musically but, if you are fuming in a traffic jam, it would be the perfect in car antidote!
For USA line dancers and Chinese Tai Chi experts I can see a whole lot more!