Category: Prince

Prince steps back into the limelight: Musicology

After years of obscurity Prince wanted to step back into the limelight. He wrote a hit album, organized a successful tour and 2004 was his come back year. Veni, vidi, vici!

Video: Prince steps back into the limelight: Musicology

Video accompanying the Musicology article about the 2004 album, which enabled Prince’s come back.

Prince – The Chocolate Invasion & The Slaughterhouse: ‘File under P’?

On March 29th, 2004, Prince released two compilation albums, availaible exclusively to members of the NPG Music Club. A look back at two forgotten releases in Prince’s rich body of work.

Video: Prince – The Chocolate Invasion & The Slaughterhouse: ‘File under P’?

Video to the article about the digital Prince albums The Chocolate Invasion and The Slaughterhouse.

Prince – The Lotusflow3r three album set

In 2009 Prince released a new album: in normal Prince fashion this was no ordinary release: Lotusflow3r, three albums in one.

Prince – Commercial for the Lotusflow3r three album set

This article contains the American video commercial for the Prince Lotusflow3r three cd set, which was sold exclusively at Target.

Video: Prince – The Lotusflow3r three album set

In 2009 Prince released a new album set: this is the video accompanying the story.

Prince at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: the guitar solo

On March 15th, 2004, Prince was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. The ceremony ended with While My Guitar Gently Weeps. Prince played circles around everyone and delivered an epic guitar solo.

The birth of the best song of all time: When Doves Cry

35 years ago Prince started recording his masterpiece all by himself: When Doves Cry. The story behind the best single of all time, day by day.

Video: The birth of the best song of all time: When Doves Cry

The video to the story of the creation of the best song of all time: When Doves Cry!

The Revolution

4/5: The Revolution in Paradiso became a wake of Prince, The Revolution, the Minneapolis Sound and the past. And all of that in a former church.

New photo’s Prince & The Revolution Live 1986

An A Pop Life exclusive. Twenty photos, which have never been published before, of Prince & The Revolution live in Ahoy Rotterdam in 1986!

Video: 1984, the best year for pop music?

Was 1984 truly the best year in pop music?

Prince – Piano & A Microphone 1983

The first real release after Prince’s demise, the Estate delivers Piano & A Microphone 1983, whose recordings have been available for years amongst collectors. A good idea?

30 years ago, the most special show I ever witnessed

Today, 30 years ago, I witnessed the most special show in my life. Prince played in Dortmund to a predominantly Dutch crowd. The show was broadcast simultaneously!