Get ready! PRINCE & 3RDEYEGIRL will be at the Brit Awards Wednesday February 19th. They will be presenting the first award of the night! - Check drfunkenberry.com for information & updates. Posted by antonb in Prince: Music and More (93 comments)
Prince has announced an impromptu concert series in London next month playing in a number of "iconic venues in and around London, England" -- starting February 3rd. Details will be announced in a press conference, set to be held in the flat of UK soul singer Lianne LaHavas. The dates are in support of a new album, PlectrumElectrum, recorded with his all-female band, 3rdEyeGirl. Posted by Militant in Concerts (2,676 comments)
Prince & 3rdEyeGirl. Doors open at 2 A.M.(!!!!!!), PARTY TIL THE SUN COMES UP!!!! - Dress 2 IMPRESS Keep It CLASSY!!!! $50 donation at the door. Saturday, October 19. Paisley Park Studios, 7801 Audubon Rd., Chanhassen. No alcoholic drinks allowed, no cell phones, no cameras, no re-entry. No parking on site, except for handicapped. Details for a shuttle will be coming shortly. Posted by banishedones666 in Concerts (135 comments)
Prince, the New Power Generation, & 3rdEyeGirl. $50 donation at the door. Doors open at 9 p.m., Saturday, October 5. Paisley Park Studios, 7801 Audubon Rd., Chanhassen. No alcoholic drinks allowed, no cell phones, no cameras, no re-entry. No parking on site, except for handicapped. Details for a shuttle will be coming shortly. Posted by Gohi in Concerts (171 comments)
Prince is set to perform at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, Holland on Sunday, August 11, 2013. If anyone is looking for tickets, please visit our MarketPlace forum. Posted by nl06645 in Concerts (183 comments)
“When Doves Cry takes the cake, not because it's the most obvious choice, but because it's his best composed, arranged, and performed. To this day, there isn't anything that sounds like it. It carries this bizarre, smooth, glassy atmosphere since the bubblegum keyboards are there to accompany such a serious, mature overall sound. You're not quite sure how you're supposed to feel listening to it.
All the little intricate bits and pieces in the track; the main keyboard riff, the adroit guitarwork, the ethereal overdubbing, even the lack of a bassline, work together and gel seamlessly for a totally complete listening experience. It isn't an epic like 3 Chains 'o' Gold, nor a talent show like Computer Blue, it's just an endlessly enjoyable, accessible tune, no matter what instrument it's played on.”—Alguy, 6/10 in the forums
“You are right. I can get so caught up in my frustrations with his flaws that I forget to express the gratitude that I feel for all the great songs that he has recorded.
More than the music I am very, very grateful that Prince has been a fine example of what is possible when you trust your gut and stick to being you. Personally, I have never been one to enjoy sticking out and being different. Despite a life lived, on my part, trying to fit in I still get called eccentric anyway.
Had I embraced my own uniqueness years ago who knows where I would be right now?”—Deadflow3r, 6/10 in the forums
“I think at 42 all of my observations of most things are influenced by my experience and i am very mindful to be careful of sounding like a grouchy old guy. My kids (22,25) have no problem reminding me.
When it comes to Prince's recent output i feel that my response is rooted in where i am, i dont expect urgency nor innovation but i do reserve the right to ignore shit i dont find interesting. I love that he's matured image wise because it would be sad to pitty him for becoming a clown. I honestly dont value what he's recording now but i still feel proud that he's wildly successful as a live act and adjusting wonderfully to being the Icon he is.
If younger people are drawn to his newer work fine, but dont you think its disingenuis to act as if the current musical chapters are comparable to say 1980-1988?. I started listening to JB in high school, too young to know the real JB of the late 60's and early 70's. Back then i knew "Soul Power" was the shit and "Living in America" wasnt. You do know that right?, you do see a distinction between Dirty Mind and Musicology right? you can admit this without making it about us right?.”—dreamshaman32, 6/10 in the forums
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