by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
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.
Tags: Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Simon And Garfunkel
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!
Death, Music, Review
Drag queen Divine got into music 35 years ago and emerged with My First Album: a great dance album!
Prince, Review, Tribute
Prince and jazz: Madhouse, the interesting and good project that resulted in two beautiful albums in 1987, 30 years ago: a tribute!
Tags: Madhouse, Prince
Daft Punk’s Homework turns 20 years old. Considered a classic, almost from day one. One of my first dance albums.
Tags: Daft Punk
Concert, List, Review
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.
Tags: Anderson .Paak, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Doe Maar, Iggy Pop, Neil Young, Prince, Public Enemy, Queen, Underworld
Death, Review, Tribute
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.
Tags: George Michael
Phil Spector’s A Christmas Gift For You is widely regarded as the world’s best Christmas album of all time. Do I agree?
Tags: Bob B Soxx & Blue jeans, Crystals, Darlene Love, Phil Spector, Ronettes
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?
Death, Prince, Review, Tribute
Prince – 4Ever: first posthumous release…
With the release of Emancipation Prince celebrated his liberation from his contract with Warner Bros. It became a 3 hour-long, 36 song album, divided by 3-discs. 20 years ago today. A look back.
Japan’s Tin Drum: 35 years old! An utterly unique masterpiece by the former glamrock band Japan. A tribute to the best music can produce.
Tags: David Sylvian, Japan, Mick Karn
Leonard Cohen’s Greatest Hits is a kind of soundtrack to my youth: beautiful songs. A (small) tribute to the Artist (with a capital A).
Tags: Leonard Cohen
In honor of 35 years of depression and beauty, a tribute to the album Faith, the best album within the entire body of work by The Cure!
Family favorite Amy Winehouse – Back To Black is 10 years old. This album still sounds fantastic and still moves, even after listening all those times!
Tags: Amy Winehouse
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Whenever you come across clumsy sentences and/or sayings, due to insufficient knowledge of the English language, please accept my apologies and let me know. I will fix that as soon as possbile.
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