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Commemoration, Concert, Prince, Review
by Edward Gubbels
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!
by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
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.
Concert, List, Review
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
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.
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!
by Timur Barendregt Ates
Excactly two years ago my son Timur published his top 10 best songs. He feels his list is no longer correct. So: a newly edited list, here on A Pop Life!
Tags: ABBA, Amy Winehouse, Bruce Springsteen, Doe Maar, LCD Soundsystem, Lianne La Havas, Outkast, Prince, Sufjan Stevens, Underworld
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?
List, Prince, Review
by A Pop Life Panel
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!
In 2014 Prince released two albums in one day, using Warner Bros. as the record company! The story on PLECTRUMELECTRUM and ART OFFICAL AGE!
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!
Which soundtracks have I listened to the most and are among my favorites? From Saturday Night Fever to Twin Peaks: the world of the soundtrack!
Tags: Angelo Badalamenti, Curtis Mayfield, Ennio Morricone, Ibrahim Maalouf, Isaac Hayes, Kendrick Lamar, Prince, Public Enemy, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Soundtrack
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!
Tags: June 1984, Prince
This article contains the theatrical trailer to the Prince movie Purple Rain. The trailer was made for movie theaters all around the world.
In 1989 Prince planned to do things a bit more releaxed, until he received a phone call from the producers of a movie. He couldn’t resist. The story behind the hit record Batman!
Today, June 7th, 2019, the posthumous Originals by Prince was released on Tidal. The physical release is due within two weeks from now. Nevertheless, a review is available now!
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