A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)

Author's details

Name: Erwin Barendregt
Date registered: 08/23/2016

Biography

Erwin Barendregt, owner of A Pop Life (.nl) blog. Subtitle My life with music show the reason behind blog-subjects. Personal stories and preferences are the main subject for the posts and reviews on this blog. Erwin is a passionate musiclover and can frequently be found in concert venues in Holland, and is a person who lacks the stamina/talent to be a musician himself :-).

Latest posts

  1. Public Image Limited: life after The Sex Pistols — 12/08/2018
  2. The Manor Sessions: The Cult travels from Love through Peace to Electric — 12/01/2018
  3. The live album by Siouxsie And The Banshees: Nocturne — 11/25/2018
  4. Without Eno Roxy Music makes the album Stranded: their best? — 11/23/2018
  5. Blood Orange – Cupid Deluxe — 11/18/2018

Most commented posts

  1. Prince – N.E.W.S. — 14 comments

Author's posts listings

Mar 21 2017

AC/DC – Let There Be Rock

AC/DC’s Let There Be Rock was the first album on which AC/DC found their definitive sound. A heavy, direct and swinging album. A look back on AC/DC, and Let There Be Rock in particular.

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Mar 14 2017

Birthday 1977 & Fleetwood Mac’s Go Your Own Way

My birthday 1977: Fleetwood Mac began their definitive victory march with Rumours, but first there was the single Go Your Own Way!

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Mar 08 2017

Grinderman

Grinderman: the fantastic side-project by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds that started 10 years ago and ended 5 years and 3 albums later: a tribute to a great project and to Nick Cave.

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Mar 03 2017

U2: From Pinkpop through the desert to the supermarket

U2: From my first encounter (Pinkpop 1981) through 30 year old The Joshua Tree to personal favorite: 20 year old Pop.

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Feb 24 2017

The best Australian songs

In light of an upcoming emigration, the 10 best songs from artists with Australian ties. From AC/DC to Olivia Newton John!

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Feb 18 2017

Prince – Sign O The Times – single – 30 years old

30 years ago today the single Sign O´ The Times was released!

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Feb 16 2017

Simon And Garfunkel – The Concert In Central Park

Early 1980’s New York’s Central Park was in chaos. The solution came in the form of a concert by legendary duo Simon And Garfunkel. How an improbable reunion grew out to be a triumph.

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Feb 11 2017

Pavement – Brighten The Corners

20 years ago Pavement’s Brighten The Corners was released, their finest album. The re-release in particular, turned out to be a real treasure. From Denmark, no less!

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Feb 05 2017

Divine – My First Album

Drag queen Divine got into music 35 years ago and emerged with My First Album: a great dance album!

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Jan 29 2017

The ugliest albumcovers

After the greatest, now the ugliest albumcovers, including on not in my possession, expanded with visitors’ covers. Great watching!

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Jan 21 2017

Madhouse: Prince and jazz

Prince and jazz: Madhouse, the interesting and good project that resulted in two beautiful albums in 1987, 30 years ago: a tribute!

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Jan 17 2017

Daft Punk – Homework

Daft Punk’s Homework turns 20 years old. Considered a classic, almost from day one. One of my first dance albums.

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Jan 08 2017

David Bowie 1947-2016 & Low and “Heroes” 40 years old

David Bowie died a year ago in January of 2016: a great artist. Albums Low and “Heroes” turn 40 years old in 2017. A tribute to one of the all-time greats and to his two best albums. And more!

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Jan 01 2017

Closing of 2016

Closing of 2016. What was good? What wasn´t? What were the main events? Which stories were the favorites? A look back at a year, that got off to a very good start.

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Dec 26 2016

George Michael – Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1

George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice is het highlight in man’s body of work: a beautiful album with great songs that showed that Michael was to be taken seriously: a tribute.

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