“Your prayers will be heard, the moment you start believing”, Gaëtan Vandewoude
from Leuven can be heard singing prophetically on the self-titled debut album of Isbells
. And guess what? That’s exactly what happened to him. In his native Belgium he had been trying his luck in various bands for fifteen odd years. He was a drummer with bluesrock combo Ellroy
and a guitarist with emocore outfit Soon
. But with his thirtieth birthday steadily approaching, Vandewoude felt the urge to go for something a little closer to his heart.