A Pop Life
Concert, List, Review
by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
Closing of 2019. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What blog stories were favorite? A look back at 2019.
Tags: Bauhaus, Billie Eilish, Blood Orange, Bruce Springsteen, Clash, Crass, Fatal Flowers, FKA Twigs, Genesis, LCD Soundsystem, New Order, Nick Cave, Pixies, Prince, Revolution, Robert Glasper, Solange, Underworld, Waterboys
‘Who says the Dutch can’t rock?’ asked Rolling Stone magazine in a rave review for the debut album by Dutch band The Fatal Flowers. Good question. It was the start of a promising career for the best band Holland has ever had.
Tags: Fatal Flowers
4¾/5: Holland’s best band, The Fatal Flowers, outdo themselves. A beautiful, scorching hot, moving, unforgettable evening at the Amsterdam Paradiso!
4½/5: A perfect rock evening by the best band The Netherlands have ever known: The Fatal Flowers!
After many top 10 lists it was about time to present my best Dutch albums. Enjoy!
Tags: Ayreon, Brainbox, Child Of Lov, Claw Boys Claw, Doe Maar, Earth And Fire, Fatal Flowers, Focus, Golden Earring, Gruppo Sportivo, Herman Brood, Ivy Green, Kayak, Postmen, Solution, Supersister, Tröckener Kecks, Urban Dance Squad, Urban Heroes
On March 14th 2016 I turned 50. In honor of that occasion and to the music my top 50 best albums. Today numbers 50 to 26.
Tags: Amy Winheouse, Bob Dylan, Cat Power, Dead Kennedys, Discharge, Fatal Flowers, Frank Zappa, Genesis, Ice Cube, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Joy Division, Kraftwerk, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Lone Justice, Motörhead, Outkast, Parliament, Pixies, Ramones, Sezen Aksu, Simple Minds, Sufjan Stevens, Talking Heads, Top 50, Underworld
Album yearlist 1986
Tags: Beastie Boys, Bruce Springsteen, Fatal Flowers, Prince, Smiths
3/5: The festival marred by rain, rain and yet more rain, but, for me, the introduction to Lone Justice/Maria McKee!
Tags: Chris Isaak, Communards, Echo & The Bunnymen, Fatal Flowers, Hüsker Dü, Iggy Pop, In Tua Nua, Lone Justice, Lou Reed
4/5: The best Dutch band ever, The Fatal Flowers live at De Koog.
4/5: The best Dutch band ever, The Fatal Flowers live at the Melkweg.
Please be advised that English is not my native tongue.
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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