Joris van Elk from Netherland
1- Name - Surname - Nickname - age - city - country
Joris van Elk (better known as Spiffie) 32, Amsterdam the Netherlands.
2- What did you do for living?
Art Director in advertising
3- Sting or Police?
The Police (and some Sting)
4- When did you start to collect Sting items and why?
I already collected some police boots when i lived in Barcelona in 92 (they were not illigal there) but it started of good when the internet did it's work, about 5 years ago.
5- What did you collect (everything, just CD, vinyl…)?
Mostly Police live recordings on cdr. While no artwork was available i started making my own and that made people want to trade with me over and over again and gave me the oppertunity to build a nice collection.
6- What is the item your are the proudest to have?
3 canadian gold record awards: Outlandos presented to Stewart, Regatta presented to Andy and Zenyatta presented to Sting.
7- What is the item your definitely want top have?
Any good recording from 77-78 when the Police were just a small support act touring europe in an old van.
8- What is your best remember about Sting and/or collecting?
Sting, seeing him perform at the Plan C in Rotterdam, for a small audience.
Collecting, having met some true friends that share the same passion.
9- How many time did you see sting/Police live?
Sting: enough, Police: almost once.
10- Your 5 favourites songs /your order of preference
of the album?
Regatta, Outlandos, Zenyatta, Ghost, Synchronicity.