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MARTIKA to release a 2 CD remastered edition of the album MARTIKA’S KITCHEN: REHEATED EDITION

Check out the details here of the upcoming release of MARTIKA’S KITCHEN: REHEATED EDITION:

https://www.cherryred.co....d-edition/
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Reply #1 posted 11/30/17 1:43am

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Latin said:

Check out the details here of the upcoming release of MARTIKA’S KITCHEN: REHEATED EDITION: https://www.cherryred.co....d-edition/

It's great news, this album may be light-hearted pop but it's a lovely collection!

It's a real damn pity that Martika didn't record Open Book at all at the time. I long hoped that she had and that it had remained unreleased, but after Prince passed she revealed the executive producers had vetoed it. Damn idiots! Even if they wouldn't put it on the album, they could have allowed for some studio time in order to record vocals for use on a future collection!

It would have been such a nice addition to this rerelease.

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Reply #2 posted 11/30/17 3:43am

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databank said:



Latin said:


Check out the details here of the upcoming release of MARTIKA’S KITCHEN: REHEATED EDITION: https://www.cherryred.co....d-edition/

It's great news, this album may be light-hearted pop but it's a lovely collection!


It's a real damn pity that Martika didn't record Open Book at all at the time. I long hoped that she had and that it had remained unreleased, but after Prince passed she revealed the executive producers had vetoed it. Damn idiots! Even if they wouldn't put it on the album, they could have allowed for some studio time in order to record vocals for use on a future collection!


It would have been such a nice addition to this rerelease.



Why in the world they would vetoe 'Open Book' and leave some of the other songs on there is beyond me. I consider 'Open Book' a classic. Unless the producers felt it wouldn't work without Prince's falsetto?
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Reply #3 posted 11/30/17 6:31am

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OperatingThetan said:

databank said:

It's great news, this album may be light-hearted pop but it's a lovely collection!

It's a real damn pity that Martika didn't record Open Book at all at the time. I long hoped that she had and that it had remained unreleased, but after Prince passed she revealed the executive producers had vetoed it. Damn idiots! Even if they wouldn't put it on the album, they could have allowed for some studio time in order to record vocals for use on a future collection!

It would have been such a nice addition to this rerelease.

Why in the world they would vetoe 'Open Book' and leave some of the other songs on there is beyond me. I consider 'Open Book' a classic. Unless the producers felt it wouldn't work without Prince's falsetto?

She said even she didn't know, she now assumes they felt 4 Prince songs was enough, but she was very young and didn't question the decision (though she was disappointed). They probably didn't want too many ballads, IDK.

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Reply #4 posted 12/02/17 8:29pm

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Cool. I haven't heard that album in a while.

Change it one more time..
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Reply #5 posted 12/08/17 10:24pm

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Cool. I haven't heard that album in a while.


thumbs up!
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Reply #6 posted 12/09/17 2:02pm

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That is great news! I hope she does some press behind it.

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Reply #7 posted 12/09/17 2:46pm

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"Half-baked Edition", more like.

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