Shocking Blue (album)

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Shocking Blue
Beat With Us cover.JPG
Studio album by Shocking Blue
Released July 28, 1968 (1968-07-28)
Recorded 1967-68
Genre Nederbeat
Length 35:43
Label Polydor
Shocking Blue chronology
Shocking Blue
At Home
(1969)At Home1969

Shocking Blue is the debut studio album by the Dutch rock band Shocking Blue. It was released in 1968 on Polydor. In Germany, the record was released in 1970 under the title Beat With Us. This was the last album with Fred de Wilde on lead vocal. Mariska Veres replaced de Wilde in the band's next album, At Home.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were composed by Robbie van Leeuwen unless otherwise stated.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Love Is in the Air"
  2. "Ooh Wee There's Music in Me"
  3. "What You Gonna Do"
  4. "Little Maggie"
  5. "Jail My Second Home"
  6. "What's Wrong Bertha"

Side two[edit]

  1. "Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu" (Huey Piano Smith)
  2. "That's Allright" (Arthur Crudup)
  3. "Crazy Drunken Man Dreams"
  4. "Beggarman"
  5. "Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock Me" (Bill Davis / Gene Vincent)
  6. "Where My Baby's Gone"

CD bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Whisky Don't Wash My Brains"
  2. "League of Angels"


  • Fred de Wilde - lead vocals
  • Robbie van Leeuwen - guitar, backing vocals
  • Klaasje van der Wal - bass
  • Cor van der Beek - drums