Tag Archives: Pierre van der Linden

FOCUS Mark Their Jubilee With A Live Set

February 22, 2021

Perhaps, it’s a tad untimely for FOCUS to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary in 2021, given that their first line-up got formed in 1969, but who cares, really, when there’s a cause and a way? While the collective’s provided the … Continue reading

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FOCUS – 50 Years Anthology 1970-1976

February 1, 2021

Red Bullet 2020 A nigh on definitive package from the rock period of Dutch dreamers that boxes their classic oeuvre to examine it in aural and visual detail. Forget about GOLDEN EARRING and SHOCKING BLUE, for it’s FOCUS that, this … Continue reading

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FOCUS Mark Their Anniversary With A Box Set

October 9, 2020

Perhaps, this release is a tad too late to the party, yet in times like ours there’s no reason to complain that Dutch premier proggers FOCUS were formed in 1969 but they celebrate the band’s half-century anniversary in 2020. No … Continue reading

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FOCUS – 11

March 1, 2019

In And Out Of Focus / Cherry Red 2018 Going up to eleven, Dutch legends deliver a record straight out of house of the king. Even though experimentation has never left this band’s building, it seemed rather subtle since their … Continue reading

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FOCUS – The Family Album

March 20, 2018

In And Out Of Focus / Cherry Red 2017 Snapshot of Dutch veterans’ recent past and nearest future, with not a ghost from distant palace. It’s a bit misleading: usually, family albums are dedicated to the exploration of roots and … Continue reading

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