Erwin Barendregt

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 :-).

Most commented posts

  1. Prince releases the fine album Come (and nobody seems to care) — 45 comments

Author's posts

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!

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

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

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.

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!

Divine – My First Album

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

The ugliest albumcovers

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

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!

Daft Punk – Homework

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

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!

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.

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.

D’Angelo – Black Messiah

D’Angelo’s Black Messiah was suddenly released two years ago. After 15 years of waiting finally a successor to the genius Voodoo! Could D’Angelo fulfill the sky-high expectations?

The best debut albums

The best debut albums of all times. Making your debut with a world renowned album is rare. But is it a curse or a blessing?

The evening of Sinterklaas Day 1976 & ABBA’s Dancing Queen

The evening of Sinterklaas Day 1976 and the embarrassing events before. Also a tribute to ABBA’s fantastic song (and single) Dancing Queen!

Dedicated To Mama

Dedicated to mama, 4 years after her unexpected passing: Roxy Music’s Psalm.