Category: Prince

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.

Prince – 1999 Super Deluxe Edition

It’s finally here: the 1999 Super Deluxe Edition. A superb re-release of the stunning 1999 album, containing lots of grade A extra material!

Prince releases his second album, the first real hint of what’s to come?

Prince’s second album pointed to the future and sounded more accessible and danceable than the year old debut. Could Prince deliver on his promise?

Prince – The 25 best live bootlegs!

The A Pop Life panel has pondered the question which Prince performances resulted in the best live bootlegs. Bram, Edward, Erwin, Leon en Vincent went to work and came up with the ultimate list!

Prince releases 2 albums in one day: PLECTRUMELECTRUM and ART OFFICIAL AGE

In 2014 Prince released two albums in one day, using Warner Bros. as the record company! The story on PLECTRUMELECTRUM and ART OFFICAL AGE!

Prince releases the fine album Come (and nobody seems to care)

In 1994 Prince, using his old name, released the album Come. Prince was buried and the general public didn’t understand at all. The story on a forgotten, great album!

Prince reaches the top of the world with Purple Rain, the album, the movie and the tour

In 1984 Prince dominated the charts. His album, movie and tour Purple Rain were everywhere. Prince had finally arrived at the place he wanted to be: world domination!