Category: Prince

The Family, the ultimate Prince satellite project

The Family (analogkidblog.wordpress.com)

In 1985 The Family, a Prince sattelite act, released their debut. The album was and is a great example of the crossroads Prince found himself at. Impressive and innovative!

News: Sign O’ The Times | Remastered & Expanded

Prince - Sign O’ The Times Super Deluxe Edition (prince.com)

On September 25th, 2020 the remastered and expanded version of Prince’s Sign O’ The Times will be released. 8 cd’s and 1 dvd filled with pure joy of a masterpiece!

Prince live in 1990, the story of the Nude tour

Prince - Nude Tour - Rotterdam (pinterest.com)

On June 2nd, 1990, Prince launched his Nude Tour in Rotterdam. Following two of his most ambitious tours yet, it was time to relax and have some fun. The main goal was to have a party!

Prince – Nude Tour Book

Prince - Nude Tour Book (apoplife.nl)

Prince’s 1990 Nude Tour also spawned a tour book. For the first time Prince looked back, in writing also. The scans of the beautifully designed tour book!

Prince – Nude Tour – The reviews

Prince - Nude Tour - Reviews (apoplife.nl)

Prince’s 1990 Nude Tour received heavy press coverage. No unanimous praise this time, but disappointment and admiration went hand in hand. A selection of reviews.

Prince – Nude Tour – Television reports

Prince - Nude Tour - TV coverage (apoplife.nl)

The Nude Tour has generated quite some televized fragments, This article contains five news items that can be shown. Three from Holland, one by MTV and one from Ireland. Happy viewing!

Prince – The 15 best B-sides!

Prince - 15 Best B-sides - Header (apoplife.nl)

This time the A Pop Life panel pondered the question which Prince B-side was the best of them all. Bram, Edward, Erwin, Herman, Leon, Rick en Vincent went to work and came up with the ultimate list!

Prince creates psychedelic funk on Around The World In A Day

Prince And The Revolution - Around The World In A Day - Album cover print proof (icollector.com)

In 1985 Prince released the impressive Around The World In A Day. The complete story on an album that above everything else should not be Purple Rain Part II.

Prince – Around The World In A Day – The reviews

Prince And The Revolution - Around The World In A Day reviews (apoplife.nl)

Five contemporary reviews of Prince’s seventh album Around The World In A Day, which was released on April 22nd, 1985. Mixed reviews on a superb album.

Prince – The MTV interview

Prince - Interview MTV 1985 (mtv.com)

At the end of 1985 MTV aired the first ever video interview with Prince. The pre-selected questions were asked by his manager Steve Fargnoli. The question remains whether or not Prince made the right decision in releasing this interview.

Prince tries to control the damage: the big 1985 Rolling Stone interview

Prince - Rolling Stone Interview 1985 (worthpoint.com)

In 1985 Prince started to receive a lot of bad press. Next to writing songs about it, why shouldn’t he tell his side of things? And so he did. The story behind the 1985 Rolling Stone interview.

Prince – The spaghetti controversy!

Prince - Spaghetti commercial (apoplife.nl)

In 1985 Prince the pasta company aired a commercial that played into the Purple Rain mania surrounding Prince. His management was not amused. Prince thought it was funny.

Prince 1995 Ultimate Live Experience in Holland (by guest author Edward)

Prince, Brabanthallen, Den Bosch, Holland, 1995 (nme.com)

Personal memories of the 4 ‘Ultimate Live Experience’ shows Prince staged in 1995 in Den Bosch and Amsterdam. A magical time for Prince music lovers!

Prince – Google’s most searched guitar solo

Prince - the most searched guitar solo (youtube.com)

Google announced “the most searched” results in honor of Black History Month. A look at Black History Month, Google’s findings and Prince’s guitar prowess.

Prince is alone for Christmas, Another Lonely Christmas

On December 26th, 1984, Prince played the first and only Christmas song he would ever release live for the first and last time at his homestate of Minnesota. The story of Another Lonely Christmas.