prince Archive

28 Sep 2018

Album Review: ‘Piano & a Microphone, 1983’ – Prince

And the vault creaks open. Our first glimpse into Prince’s acclaimed vault of unreleased gems is Piano & a Microphone, 1983, a set of piano demos from the time when Prince was arguably at his creative peak.
26 Sep 2018

70 Songs That Didn’t Make the Hot 100 – Part 4

Lots of songs about girls on this installment of songs that didn’t make the Hot 100. I thought songs about girls were all men wrote about. “Cynical Girl” – Marshall Crenshaw (1982). Poor Marshall Crenshaw. Blessed with
25 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 4

Oh good, I get to bellyache about the lack of support for the Cure and R.E.M. again. “Rain In The Summertime” – The Alarm – #71 (1987). The Alarm was supposed to be the next U2, having