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  1. Hier By My
  2. Dink Jy Darem Nog Aan My?
  3. Hemel Toe
  4. Ek Hou Van Jou
  5. If
  6. I Want To Go There
  7. Hello Girl
  8. Diamante En Goud
  9. Here We Are
  10. Hemel Toe (Pop Planet mix)
  11. Hier By My (Soft mix)
  12. I Want To Go There (Housemix)
  13. Hemel Toe (Sonic Diva's euro mix)




  1. Point of No Return
  2. I Got You
  3. I Won't Let You Go
  4. You Are The One
  5. Play Me Right
  6. Promise Me
  7. Catch Me
  8. When Your Angels Fall
  9. Baby, Baby
  10. It's All Because of You
  11. Cry on More
  12. Amazed (Bonus)




  1. 54 5de Straat
  2. Aan Jou Vas
  3. Terugdraai
  4. Nogsteeds By Jou
  5. Is Jy Bang?
  6. Myne Vir Vanaand
  7. As Ek Voor Jou Breek
  8. How Do You Leave?
  9. Running Away
  10. Bright New Day
  11. I Am The One And Only
  12. Without Your Love
  13. Little Bit of Love
  14. Always
  15. Aan Jou Vas (Remix)






Jay (Jaco du Plessis)

Jaco du Plessis also known by the stage name Jay is the most visible and media-savvy of the band. Considered a sex symbol, he has performed on stage with international acts like The Corrs, Bono, Ronan Keating and Westlife. He has also developed a very successful solo singing career. His beginnings were with theatre. Then he took part as a solo act, and won the annual South African Crescendo award for Afrikaans music organised by ATKV (the Afrikaans Language and Culture Association, in Afrikaans Afrikaanse Taal- en Kultuurvereniging). The win was jointly with another contestant named Joe Niemand. Following that, he released a solo album that earned two nominations for the local GMT Awards winning the title for "Best Pop Album".

Stage and theatre

He was very active on stage in theatrical performances. His debut was with Neil Lessick in the musical Let's Rock in 1999 as a lead singer and was an actor under study for South African State Theatre production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Immediately after that he appeared in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a member of the DooWah Boys and a lead role in pantomime in A Lad in a Lamp for which he was nominated for an acting prize. Years later he would appear yet again in Janice Honeyman's local remake of Aladdin.

Album SOLO

In 2010, with his band Eden taking a break, Jaco du Plessis released a popular solo album titled SOLO, that sold more than 40,000 copies and gained platinum status in South Africa. the album was in the making for three years starting 2007, with most materials written by Ewald Coleske with additional co-writing by Jay and Reana Nel. Some materials were also contributed by Dewald Wasserfall and by Johan Vorster, the latter his colleague in Eden.

The debut single was "Is ek nie die een". Nitable tracks were "Melanie" also used in Platteland, and two duets with Lianie May. Jay was awarded as a solo act two Tempo Awards by the popular Huisgenoot magazine for "Best Pop Album" and for "Song of the Year" for his single solo release "Melanie". Music video for "Toe Stop My Hart" was nominated for Huisgenoot Tempo award for "Best Music Video of the Year". Jay was also nominated for two South African Music Awards (SAMA) nominations in 2010 for "Best Pop Album" and "Best Newcomer" (as a solo act).

Starting 2011, he concentrated his efforts with Eden, in preparation for their big launch with the massive album success Point of No Return'.



Eden is a South African pop band. Originally made up of Jay, Paulo, Johan and Sean, the band debuted during the popular South African Aardklop Festival followed by a tour all over South Africa releasing their album In in 1997. After Sean Else left in 2006, the boy band continued as a trio. Since 2003, the band has released three more albums, Point of No Return (2003), Eden (2006) and Knieë Lam (2008), a live DVD Live at The Mardi Gras (2008) and a compilation album Dekade (2009).They are signed to Jukebox label.

The debut was with the limited edition album release titled In on the local label Volstruis Plate. The official national debut release was the album Point of No Return on Select Music / Jukebox Records / Coleske Artists / Sony Music / Sheer. It was a huge hit that went three times platinum in South AfricaThe self-titled album Eden on Jukebox Records went double platinum. Eden sings a variety of power pop and soft melody ballads, both in Afrikaans language and in English, the latter mostly comprising covers of well-known hits.


Duo Jay en Lianie May

Besides his solo and band acts, Jay has also cooperated with the South African singer Lianie May forming a duet called Jay en Lianie. They had released a 2012 joint duets album together called Bonnie en Clyde including 16 tracks most notably the songs "Toe Stop my Hart" and "In a Moment Like This".

in Platteland

Jaco du Plessis also took part in a major South African musical drama film Platteland co-written by Deon Opperman and by Sean Else, an earlier member of Eden. The film premiered on screen on 12 November 2011. Jay plays in the film the role of Jakes Ferreira, the son of Mike Ferreira which is played by singer, songwriter and actor Steve Hofmeyr. The film also stars Lianie May as Riana van Niekerk and Bok van Blerk as Dirk Pretorius. The song "Melanie" sung by Jay is on the soundtrack and one of the contemporary music hits woven in the storyline of Platteland with other popular tunes included "Tyd om te Trek" from Bok van Blerk, "Vergeet My Nie" by Lianie May, "Pa en Seun" by Steve Hofmeyr and Bok van Blerk and "Sweet Dreams" by Karlien van Jaarsveld.

Commercial endorsements

He has signed a contract with the brand "Lee Cooper" and is the official face of the firm for its jeans wear and perfume series in South Africa.

Album #DisHoeOnsRol
In 2013, he released a new solo album titled #DisHoeOnsRol





  1. Bright New Day
  2. Baby, Baby
  3. Catch Me
  4. I Won't Let You Go
  5. Promise Me
  6. When Your Angels Fall
  7. You Are The One
  8. Dink Jy Darem Nog Aan My?
  9. Always
  10. Love Will Keep Us Alive
  11. Ek Hou Van Jou
  12. It's All Because of You
  13. Point of No Return
  14. Play Me Right
  15. Little Bit of Love
  16. I Got You
  17. Amazed





  1. Dans Vir My vetseun
  2. So Klink 'n Hart
  3. Lig in My Lewe
  4. Net Een Oomblik
  5. Is Jy Bang?
  6. 54 5de Straat
  7. Knieë Lam
  8. Vra My
  9. Aan Jou Vas
  10. Lyf Teen Lyf
  11. Terugdraai
  12. Blessed
  13. Lay Down Beside Me
  14. How Do You Leave?
  15. Point of No Return
  16. Head Over Heels
  17. Because It's Love
  18. What Hurts The Most
  19. I Am The One And Only
  20. Amazed
  21. I Got You




  1. Vra My
  2. Knieë Lam
  3. Lyf Teen Lyf
  4. Aai Ja Jaai
  5. Kwart Oor Vyf
  6. Honky Tonk
  7. Bly in My Hart
  8. Hurt So Good
  9. I Don't Know Much
  10. What Hurts The Most
  11. Maak Jou Myne
  12. Into Me
  13. Head Over Heels met Lianie May
  14. Because It's Love



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