AROMA DI AMORE have always been outsiders, even within the confinement of the alternative rock circuit.
Their peculiar blend of raw guitars, electronics, Dutch lyrics and unconventional song structures was too hybrid for many. Those howewer who, without prejudice, would lend an ear to the band's music, discovered an energetic, authentic and uncompromising collective that stood above all trends. While so many Belgiaan "connaisseurs" had their doubts about the possibilities of international recognition for a band singing in Dutch, AROMA FI AMORE toured France, Switzerland and Spain; their records figured in alternative charts from Poland to Canada.
From beginning to end the nucleus of AROMA DI AMORE consisted of Elvis PEETERS, who in a inimitable, possessed way delivered his highly original lyrics, and Fred ANGST, guitarist mastering the heaviest riffs as well as refined tapestries of sound.
Furthermore, the line-up varied throughout the band's carreer with: - H.K. (Guitarist from 1982 until 1983) - Andrea SMITS (Organ from 1982 until 1985) - Luc PILLARDS (Synthsizer in 1986) - Jan WANDELAAR (Guitar and synthesizer in 1986) - Pulcherie (Saxophone in 1983) - Wout DOCKX (Bass from 1987 until 1988) and especially - Lo MEULEN (Bass from 1983 until 1987) and the late Frits DE CAUTER (Saxophone from 1984 until 1986) contributing to the music