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.

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