Tag: D’Angelo

D’Angelo astonishes the music world with Voodoo

D'Angelo - Live 2000 (redbull.com)

The new millennium isn’t even 4 weeks old yet when the first masterpiece is released: D’Angelo’s Voodoo is a rare and beautifiul piece of art. A look back!

Album decade list 2010-2019

Album decade list 2010-2019

Paradiso, the most beautiful concert venue turns 50

Paradiso Design Front and Back Wall (beeldbank.amsterdam.nl)

Paradiso, the ultimate concert venue of The Netherlands and surrounding countries of the world, turns 50 years old. A look back on its rich history and a tribute to 50 years of pop music in Amsterdam.

My 10 best songs of all time

This year my son asked me if I had published my 10 best songs yet. Why not was the next question. Hereby I present my list.

Best albums, 1966 – 2017: A Pop Life, 1 year anniversary

In honor of the 1-year anniversary of my blog A Pop Life (My life with music), the list of best albums per year from 1966.

D’Angelo – Black Messiah

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?

Concerts, top 50

Coming after the album top 50, I present the 50 best concerts I witnessed before my 50th birthday!

Album top 50, numbers 10 to 1

On March 14th 2016 I turned 50. In honor of that occasion and to the music my top 50 best albums. Today numbers 10 to 1!

Album decade list 2000-2009

Album decade list 2000-2009

Album yearlist 2014

Album yearlist 2014

Album yearlist 2000

Album yearlist 2000

North Sea Jazz Festival, 07/10/2015

North Sea Jazz 07/10/2015 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

4/5: Typhoon good. Mary J Blige started weak, but midway through she suddenly shined, and how! Highlight! D’Angelo impressive.

D’Angelo, 03/03/2015

D'Angelo 03/03/2015 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

4½/5: Second D’Angelo evening at Paradiso. Once again phenomenally good.

D’Angelo, 03/02/2015

D'Angelo 03/02/2015 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

5/5: Upon hearing the first notes it was clear this was going to be an absolute stunning concert! It didn’t; it was even better. Classic!

D’Angelo, 02/10/2012

D'Angelo 02/09/2012 concert ticket (apoplife.nl)

4/5: Night concert; concert started at 2 AM. Together with my son Rachid, his first concert ever. Waiting in line for a long time outside of Paradiso (on one of the coldest nights of the year). And (once again) an incredible show!