Tag: Prince

Prince – Xpectation

All of a sudden, on New Year’s day 2003, a new Prince album was released, exclusively available to members of the NPG Music Club. A jazz album with special guest Vanessa Mae.

Closing of 2017

Closing of 2017. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What stories were favorite? A look back at 2017.

The Black Album: Prince gets funky

In 1987 The Black Album was to be released. It ultimately wasn’t. At the very last minute Prince retracted the album. What prompted that decision?

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.

Timur’s 10 best songs of all time (by guest author Timur)

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 son’s list.

1999: Prince on his way to the top

Prince makes his first double-album: 1999. It turned out to be Prince’s breakthrough in the US. On his terms with an album that contains a lot of experimental music. Looking back at a crucial album in his career.

Prince & The New Power Generation – O(+>

The new album was partially introduced during the 1992 tour. Was it better than the disappointing Diamonds And Pearls? Unfortunately…

What Time Is It? The Story Of The Time

The Time: the most beloved, well-known and popular Prince satellite act. In 1982 they released their best album What Time Is It?. Looking back on The Time.

Vanity 6: sex sells, or something more?

In 1982 the album by Vanity 6 was released. 35 years ago Prince’s second satellite act was launched. Is it just about the lingerie or is there more? A look back.

Lost and found: my Prince necklace

In 1992 I bought a male/female pin at a Prince show and decided to turn it into a necklace and hand-made pendant. From pin to necklace!

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.

Prince & The Revolution – Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded

The deluxe expanded version of Purple Rain. For the first time since ages once again nervous about a Prince release. Rightfully so?

One Nite Alone… Solo piano and voice by Prince

One Nite Alone… Solo piano and voice by Prince, an album made available exclusively though the NPG Music Club, 15 years ago, and as a result is hard to get. A shame, for the album is worth your time!

Prince – Motherless Child

Better than any article or text, Prince needs to be seen. An incredible, emotional, beautiful version of Motherless Child. Prince at his very best!

Prince – One year later…

One year ago the musical genius Prince passed away. What has happened since then? What will become of his vast musical archive. A look back.