Van Hoek returns to Holland feeling relieved, with a vision and ambition to do what he loves most; write songs. Songs about his travels overseas. He creates a band and that year they record the album ‘Live Forevermore’, which was released in May 2016.
Van Hoek feels the need to get these songs to a stage. He plays wherever he can and in a short amount of time, him and his band grow to a tight unity. He writes a lot of new songs and once again visits the studio to put the fresh compositions onto recordings. The result is the second album ‘Traveling Man’ that was released in September 2018. With beautiful reviews, a big release tour, a bunch of in stores and media performances at Radio 2 (Tros Muziekcafé) and VI (Veronica’s soccer show, with an invitation from Danny Vera), the traveling man is continuously on the road to achieve those dreams.
“One of the Best Country Rock Albums from The Netherlands” – Heaven Magazine
“Traveling Man deserves to be heard far and wide” Altcountry.nl