Category: Review

The Smiths release their third masterpiece: The Queen Is Dead

The Smiths - Live Manchester 07/19/1986 (rollingstone.com)

In 1986 The Smiths released their third masterpiece. The story of the difficult road to The Queen Is Dead.

The Gladiators – Trenchtown Mix Up

The Gladiators playing guitar (djdmac.com)

In 1976 many reggae classic were released. One of them was the debut album Trenchtown Mix Up by The Gladiators. The complete story.

Marvin Gaye displays his genius: What’s Going On

Marvin Gaye - 1970 (rollingstone.com)

In 1971 Marvin Gaye releases his masterpiece What’s Going On. Despite opposition from his own record label it turned into a huge success. A look back.

Grace Jones and the influential Nightclubbing

Grace Jones - Live (soulmusic.com)

In 1981 Grace Jones released the beautiful Nightclubbing, an influential album that put her on the map. A look back.

The Mighty Diamonds – Right Time

The Mighty Diamonds - Right Time (music-bazaar.com)

In 1976 The Mighty Diamonds released their impressive Right Time. The story of an undisputed reggae classic!

The Cure impresses with Faith

The Cure live 1981 (Greg Allen)

In 1981 The cure released the dark and moving album Faith, a lifelong favorite. A look back at the great album and tour.

Rick James and the classic Street Songs

Rick James - Live 1981 (pinterest.com)

In 1981 Rick James released his classic Street Songs album. The hits Give It To Me Baby and Super Freak took care of the commercial side, but the album was an artistic triumph as well . A look back.

Prince’s second soundtrack, the sublime Parade

Prince - Live 1986 (bbc.com)

In 1986 Prince And The Revolution released a true masterpiece: Parade. No album has ever sounded like that. A look back.

Prince – Parade – The reviews

A vast collection of reviews for Prince’s Parade album and Under The Cherry Moon movie. The press was highly impressed by the album, but destroyed the movie.

Prince – Parade Tour – The reviews

Prince - Parade Tour - The reviews (apoplife.nl)

A short review of a Hit N Run show and an article about the second aftershow in London 1986. Have fun!

Prince and the fantastic Parade Tour

Prince live 1986 (youtube.com)

In 1986 Prince And The Revolution finally came over to Europe. And how: we were overwhelmed, blown off our socks and left behind in utter confusion. Otherworldly genius!

Prince’s second movie: Under The Cherry Moon

Prince - Under The Cherry Moon - Wrecka Stow scene (pinterest.com)

In 1986 Prince released his second movie, Under The Cherry Moon. It was almost unanimously lambasted, but just how justifed was that really?

Prince – Under The Cherry Moon trailer & Wrecka Stow scene

Under The Cherry Moon - Logo (imdb.com)

This article contains the trailer to the movie Under The Cherry Moon and the funny “Wrecka stow” scene. Enjoy!

Prince and 3121, the real comeback?

Prince - Saturday Night Live 02/04/2006 (madcatsandclouds.com)

In 2006 Prince released the wonderful 3121, one of his best albums in the new century. A look back at a great album.

Marvin Gaye changes direction: I Want You

Marvin Gaye - I Want You - Billboard (pinterest.com)

In 1976 Marvin Gaye released the beautiful and erotic I Want You, an intimate tribute to his latest lover. A look back.