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The Essence

The Essence has been played on NTS in shows including My Ever Changing Moods w/ DJ Lance Rock, featured first on 25 November 2016. Songs played include A Reflected Dream, The Last Preach and Purity.

The Essence is a new wave/gothic rock band from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, formed in 1984 and fronted by singer, songwriter and guitarist, Hans Diener.

Signed to Midnight Music in 1985 after a year of gigging, their début album Purity (1986) was released to great acclaim, preceded by the 12-inch single, 'Endless Lakes', which was especially succesful in Holland and Germany.

1987 saw the release of the follow-up album, A Monument of…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
A Reflected Dream
Sad Lovers & Giants, The Essence
Cherry Red2017
A Reflected Dream
Sad Lovers & Giants, The EssenceCherry Red2017
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The Last Preach
The Essence
Midnight Music1985
The Last Preach
The EssenceMidnight Music1985
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Purity
The Essence
Midnight Music1985
Purity
The EssenceMidnight Music1985
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