ABOUT US

Edgard (Eddy) & Daniel (Danny) VAN PASSEL, twin brothers, born June 15th 1957. Authors, Composers, Producers, Music Publishers - "We trade in Intellectual Property"

Partners of the Belgian right society SABAM since 1978. The Van Passel brothers soon founded their own independent music publishing company   

                                                "VANPASSELBROTHERS MUSIC"

Worldwide collaborations with Sony ATV Music/ BMG Music Publishing/ EMI Music Publishing/ Warner Chappell Music/ Universal Music/ MCA Music/ Peermusic ... . 

Songs published "in all continents of the world", cover versions in more than 25 different languages. The 1st cover of one of their songs (1985) was recorded in Stockholm/ Sweden in the Abba Studios (Polar Music), soon followed by a 2nd cover on RCA-Victor label in Japan!!

VanPasselBrothers Music copyrights participated in various International Music FestivalsThe  1981 'Nordring Jazz Festival' in Scandinavia (entry for Belgium) - Winner of the 1988 'Cesme music festival' in Turkey (entry for Holland) - 5th place (1998) in 'The Eurovision Song Contest' (entry for Croatia) and included in the official CD & DVD release (2005) celebrating the '50th Anniversary Of The Eurovision Song Contest'.

In 1993 the Van Passels had an absolute "NR. 1 Smash Hit" in Australia, S.E. ASIA and the rest of the Pacific Region, with their song "DYING INSIDE TO HOLD YOU", originally performed by famous USA artist 'Timmy THOMAS' ("Why can't we live together"/ Drake "Hotline bling") and later covered by various other successful artists, such as ALAN TAM, The Wynners, Norman Cheung, 'Darren Espanto' (winner of many prestigious awards: Awit Awards 2018-Double Platinum Award in 2019-MYX Music Awards 2019), etc ... . 

VanPasselBrothers Music copyrights have more than '100-MILLION' streams, downloads on Spotify, iTunes, Napster, Deezer, ... and the various other digital platforms (with already more than '40 MILLION' streams, on Spotify only!!) Their songs are used in Commercials, as Tv Tunes and as Original Soundtracks in movies.

And the story continues, see below - Google: Daniel (Danny) Van Passel/ Edgard (Eddy) Van Passel/ VanPasselBrothers in the worldwide news & social media !!


June 9 2019: Celebrating Darren Espanto's 18th B-day on TV, with "Dying Inside To Hold you" as opening song & as reprise of the Medley !

The Movie "Ang Dalawang Mrs Reyes" - Uses the song "It's Not The Same Anymore" from the Van Passels as Original Soundtrack - Now worldwide available in HD in iTunes Store and on all other digital platforms - for Rent or for sale !!
The Movie "Ang Dalawang Mrs Reyes" - Uses the song "It's Not The Same Anymore" from the Van Passels as Original Soundtrack - Now worldwide available in HD in iTunes Store and on all other digital platforms - for Rent or for sale !!

Mainland China, here we are !! After a successful performance in Florida USA, Darren flew back to Manila to undertake a flight to mainland China to perform as a guest at the country's largest music festival this april 12th 2019 💚💚💚👏👏👏!

March 28th 2019: "Dying Inside" Nr4 in iTunes Chart CAMBODIA!!
March 28th 2019: "Dying Inside" Nr4 in iTunes Chart CAMBODIA!!
A 'DOUBLE PLATINUM' AWARD - For the tremendous success of "Dying Inside To Hold You" !!!
A 'DOUBLE PLATINUM' AWARD - For the tremendous success of "Dying Inside To Hold You" !!!

Watch final part of Darren Espanto's Unstoppable Concert in Manila 'Kia Theatre' May 26 2018. "Dying Inside To Hold You" is the 'Encore Song' and starts at 6'21"!

MCA Records (Universal) - Licensor VanPasselBrothers Music - Released on december 15th 2017 and (July 11th 2019) already more than '35 MILLION'  streams, on Spotify only!! Streamed in 53 countries: Argentina Australia Austria Bahrain Belgium Bolivia Brazil Cambodia Canada China Costa Rica Denmark Germany Guam Finland France Greece Hong Kong Iceland Ireland India Indonesia Israel Italy Japan Jordan Kuwait Korea Lebanon Luxembourg Malaysia Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Oman Panama Philippines Poland Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore Spain Sweden Switserland Taiwan Thailand Turkey United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Of America Vietnam
MCA Records (Universal) - Licensor VanPasselBrothers Music - Released on december 15th 2017 and (July 11th 2019) already more than '35 MILLION' streams, on Spotify only!! Streamed in 53 countries: Argentina Australia Austria Bahrain Belgium Bolivia Brazil Cambodia Canada China Costa Rica Denmark Germany Guam Finland France Greece Hong Kong Iceland Ireland India Indonesia Israel Italy Japan Jordan Kuwait Korea Lebanon Luxembourg Malaysia Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Oman Panama Philippines Poland Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore Spain Sweden Switserland Taiwan Thailand Turkey United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Of America Vietnam
October 14th 2018 - Winner of the 31st Awit Awards Live performing "Dying inside To Hold You"
October 14th 2018 - Winner of the 31st Awit Awards Live performing "Dying inside To Hold You"
Darren Espanto's version of "Dying Inside To Hold You" was released December 15th 2017. Of the extremely many uploads on Youtube these 2 video's are most viewed: in just 6 months (on date June 12 2018) there were already more than "100 MILLION" views!! December 1st 2018 these 2 video's were streamed over 127 MILLION times!!
Darren Espanto's version of "Dying Inside To Hold You" was released December 15th 2017. Of the extremely many uploads on Youtube these 2 video's are most viewed: in just 6 months (on date June 12 2018) there were already more than "100 MILLION" views!! December 1st 2018 these 2 video's were streamed over 127 MILLION times!!
Top Hits Ph March 10 2018 - Still Nr 1 !!
Top Hits Ph March 10 2018 - Still Nr 1 !!

Watch out for the launch of: "It's Not The Same Anymore" (written by: Daniel Van Passel & Edgard Van Passel) performed by '4Th IMPACT'. The Official Soundtrack of the motion-picture "Ang Dalawang Mrs Reyes" starring Judy Ann Santos and Angelica Panganiban. Release date January 17th 2018. 


DYING INSIDE TO HOLD YOU- Official Soundtrack of the motion-picture "ALL OF YOU

OST performed by "DARREN ESPANTO

Lead Actors: Jennylyn Mercado & Derek Ramsay. Filmed in Taiwan/ Jiufen.

Official Entry to the 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival. The film opens on Christmas Day, December 25 2017.


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