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Reply #60 posted 03/19/12 4:40pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:

This feeling's so good in every single way
I want it morning, noon and night of every day
And if by chance I cannot have it - I can't say
But with it I know heaven's just a kiss away, kiss away

Doubts of our conviction
Follow where we go
And when the world's compassion
Ceases, still I know
4 your every touch
I thank U so much
4 your every kiss I...
I wish U love

I wish U heaven

If I see 11
U can say it's 7
Still I wish U heaven
I wish U love

I wish U heaven

I wish U heaven
We wish U heaven

love

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Reply #61 posted 03/23/12 9:54am

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Some of my favorite

Prince designed the concept outfits for the band members on & off stage

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Reply #62 posted 03/23/12 10:14am

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Lovesexy is the only Prince era I'm not really into. I do like the music a lot but cannot for the life of me appreciate the style & clothes they wore then. It's like they ran out of ideas or something & just stuck loads of crazy colours on equally crazy looking clothes. It's a complete mish mash. Mind you who am I to talk, at 12/13 I was probably kicking about town in a rotten neon-pink shell suit! lol

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Reply #63 posted 03/23/12 11:51am

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[Edited 7/10/12 6:18am]

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Reply #64 posted 03/24/12 4:17pm

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lovesexy2b

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Reply #65 posted 03/24/12 4:54pm

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yes A rebirth masterpiece..............

In LOvInG MeMORy Of JoHn L. nElSoN pKa PRINCE ROGERS 4 aLl He TaUgHt HiS mUsIcAl SoN."JuSt WhEn U tHoUgHt It WaS sAFE wAiT a FeW dAyS b4 U wAsTe AnY pRaYeRs " prince
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Reply #66 posted 03/26/12 9:41am

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March 2. 1988
Radio City Music Hall New York
1988 Grammy Awards

1988
Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Album of the Year for "Sign O' The Times"


1988:Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "U Got The Look"
shared with Sheena Easton

1988:Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Song for "U Got The Look"



never seen this picture before. didnt realize he wore a Lovesexy outfit to the Grammys. i could have sworn he was wearing a turtleneck, more SOTT looking to the Grammys that year.
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Reply #67 posted 03/26/12 10:04am

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can someone post that picture of him in the white polka dot suit in that strange pose asif hes going to sit on an invisible chair?

Bogey and Bacall, peanut butter and jelly, Wall being on fucking point, is "classic" dipshit. An iphone is top shelf technology. Get it straight. This thing is 4g. -Wall the great
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Reply #68 posted 03/26/12 10:23am

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Reply #69 posted 03/26/12 10:31am

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can't find my pic of the invisible seat

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Reply #70 posted 03/30/12 8:14am

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So, U found me
Good, I'm glad
This is Prince - the cool of cools
Some of U may not know this, but some of U may know
Some of U may not want 2 know
We are here 2 give U service
Please don't try 2 stop us 4 we come regardless
4 we are as strong as we are intelligent
So come vibe with us
Funk Bible - the New Testament

[black album]

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Reply #71 posted 03/30/12 9:22am

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maybe that was a bad description lol. hes in the polka dot suit on the lovesexy stage doing a weird squat maneuver with his hands in front of him

Bogey and Bacall, peanut butter and jelly, Wall being on fucking point, is "classic" dipshit. An iphone is top shelf technology. Get it straight. This thing is 4g. -Wall the great
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Reply #72 posted 03/30/12 9:50am

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This is not music, this is a trip

aintnot:  yeah, yEAH, YEAH

Alphabet St.

Riding in my Thunderbird on the freeway
I turned on my radio 2 hear some music play
I got a silly rapper talking silly shit instead
Sayin' the only good rapper is one that's dead on it
Uh, dead on it


Talk 2 me lover, come and tell me what U taste
Didn't your mama tell U life is 2 good 2 waste?
Did she tell U Lovesexy was the glam of them all?
U can hang, U can trip on it, U surely won't fall
No side effects, the feeling last 4ever
Straight up, it tastes good, it makes U feel clever
U kiss your enemies like U know U should
And then U jerk your body like a horny pony would
U jerk your body like a horny pony would
Now run and tell your mama about that!

DON'T BUY THE BLACK ALBUM ... I'M SORRY

Alphabet St.
This is not music, this is a trip

Released April 23, 1988

"Alphabet St." was the first single from Prince's 1988 album, Lovesexy, and the album's only top 10 single, reaching the top-10 in both the UK and U.S.. The song includes a rap by Cat Glover and is full of samples, and generally repeats themes from Lovesexy. Within the context of the album Lovesexy (which only contained one track containing all the songs featured within the work), "Alphabet St." is meant to stand in contrast to the gospel of "I Know" which plays off of the Christian ethics describing Prince's personal belief in Christian concepts of Heaven, Hell, the Devil, and God; emphatically stating "No" to the previous stated praise (and laud of a preacher's voice in the background) and launching into the sensual, provocative lyrics of "Alphabet St."

I'm goin' down 2 Alphabet Street
I'm gonna crown the first girl that I meet
I'm gonna talk so sexy, she'll want me from my head 2 my feet

Yes she will

Yeah

Uh

I'm gonna drive my daddy's Thunderbird (My daddy's Thunderbird)
A white rad ride, '66 ('67) so glam - it's absurd
I'm gonna put her (bop, bop) in the back seat and drive her… 2 Tennessee

Tennessee
Drive her!

Excuse me, baby - I don't mean 2 be rude
I guess 2night I'm just not, I'm just not in the mood
So if U don't mind I would like 2... watch

Ow! Can I?

Ow! (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Can I, can I, can I, can I, can I?

We're goin' down, down, down, if that's the only way
2 make this cruel, cruel world hear what we got 2 say
Put the right letters 2gether and make a better day (Yeah, yeah, yeah)


Better days
It's OK

Maybe it's the only way

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!

(Put-put-put your…)

Cat, we need U 2 rap (No!)
Cat, we need U 2 rap
Don't give it 2 us slow
Cuz we know U know
New Power Soul
Gotta, gotta, gotta go! (N-N-No!)

Put your love down


Talk 2 me lover, come and tell me what U taste
Didn't your mama tell U life is 2 good 2 waste?
Did she tell U Lovesexy was the glam of them all?
U can hang, U can trip on it, U surely won't fall
No side effects, the feeling last 4ever
Straight up, it tastes good, it makes U feel clever
U kiss your enemies like U know U should
And then U jerk your body like a horny pony would
U jerk your body like a horny pony would
Now run and tell your mama about that!

And while U're at it, tell your pop about this!

Put your love down, baby, when your money get shot
No!
Put your love down, baby, when your money get shot
Put your love down, baby

Yeah, ho - Alphabet Street (No!)
L-L-L-L-Lovesexy! (No!)
Yeah, ho - Alphabet Street

A B, C, D, E, F, H
I love U

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #73 posted 03/30/12 9:53am

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This is not music, this is a trip

Then Prince dropped another bombshell: He didn't want to shoot any videos for the album. He boldly claimed to Warners' incredulous marketing team that the absence of a video would distinguish him from other pop stars, as well as create a sense of mystery about the album. No one accepted the argument, but the label couldn't force an artist of his stature to go in front of a camera. There would be no videos.

Chapter 10: Black

March 20, 1988: Alan Leeds' residence, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

p 125

Possessed: the Rise & Fall of Prince

Alan Leeds was among those beginning to harbor doubts about the direction of Prince's career. After working for many years with James Brown, Leeds accepted inconsistent behavior, arbitrary demands, and frequent bouts of hubris as part and parcel of a brilliant artist's character. And yet, Prince's actions were in some respects even more erratic and unpredictable than Brown's.

On a gray late-winter day, as a snowstorm gained force and began coating the Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie, Leeds was happy to have a day off from the hectic and exhausting routine of catering to Prince's every whim. It was warm inside, an NFL game was on, and Leeds was home with his family.

Then the phone rang.

As always, there were no pleasantries, no introductions. "I want to shoot a video," Prince said in a quiet, clipped voice. Leeds had to press to find out exactly what this meant. Did he want to make a clip for Alphabet Street, after all? Prince said yes, and Leeds asked if he had spoken to Fargnoli about this. No, Prince responded, he wanted to shoot without meddling from the managers or Warner Bros. They would just screw things up. Leeds cautioned that this meant the budget for the video would come out of Prince's pocket-didn't it make more sense to contact Warners, which would readily approve financing for the video?

No, Prince said. He wanted to do it on his own.

"Ok, when?" Leeds asked.

"Today."

Incredulous, Leeds did everything he could to dissuade Prince from making the video. It was mid-afternoon on a stormy Sunday. No respectable team of filmmakers could be assembled, particularly in Minneapolis where, as Leeds reminded Prince, there was not a film crew on every block as in Los Angeles. Even if a crew agreed to do the shoot, it was unlikely that adequate equipment could be rented and that everyone would make it through the snow to the set. How could this possibly be pulled off?

"Sounds to me like that's your problem, not mine," Prince retorted.

Leeds realized that, at the very least, he would have to placate Prince by placing some phone calls. Although the local community was not large, Leeds knew several skilled directors. Predictably, they refused the assignment. Working through his Rolodex, Leeds called filmmakers whom he considered B-List, and began to worry that even if someone agreed to take the job, the end result wouldn't be worth the time, effort, or money. As Leeds waited for callbacks, Prince continued to hector him by phone, "When are we shooting?" he asked repeatedly, undeterred by Leeds' warnings that no top-flight filmmakers were available. Prince told him to keep trying.


Frustrated that a rare day off was being spoiled, Leeds continued his efforts and finally found a director, Michael Barnard, who was eager for the assignment. But the question remained: Could Barnard locate a facility and equipment? The afternoon dragged into evening, and the snow kept falling. Prince kept barraging Leeds with phone calls. Finally, Barnard called: The shoot was a go. He had located a facility owned by a cable television company, as well as a truck full of basic equipment typically used to cover city council meetings for local access channels. Leeds, not surprised that matters had come to this, called Prince and told him the shoot was on.

By eleven p.m., with most of the city under snow, film was rolling. Prince had rounded up Sheila E and Cat Glover to participate. The video was shot against a blue screen, with the result that the footage looked startlingly amateurish and homemade. During the post-production process, Prince had Barnard jazz up the video by having various textual phrases dart across the screen, including "Don't buy The Black Album, I'm sorry," and "Ecstasy."

Talk 2 me lover, come and tell me what U taste
Didn't your mama tell U life is 2 good 2 waste?
Did she tell U Lovesexy was the glam of them all?
U can hang, U can trip on it, U surely won't fall
No side effects, the feeling last 4ever
Straight up, it tastes good, it makes U feel clever
U kiss your enemies like U know U should
And then U jerk your body like a horny pony would
U jerk your body like a horny pony would
Now run and tell your mama about that!

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #74 posted 03/31/12 5:23pm

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( LoveSexy Tour )
"Madison Square Garden"New York

RoseLand Ballroom New York City
Aftershow
1.Positivity
2.Wide In The Water
3.The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker / 4
4.Just My Imagination
5.Jack Off
6.I'll Take You There
7.Down Home Blues
8.Cold Sweat
9.Purple Rain
10.1999
11.80's Medley
12.Chain Of Fools
13.Instrumental

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #75 posted 03/31/12 6:06pm

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My favourite prince album. I wouldnt change a single note. I know a few people think the album is overproduced but it sounds perfect. such a great headphones album i listen to this one more than any of his other work

Overproduced? Really? It's very layered but I can't believe someone would think that to be the same as overproduced. It's actually quite a raw sounding album.

Overproduced could be aimed at 3121 however. But not in a bad way.

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Reply #76 posted 03/31/12 10:21pm

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This is not music, this is a trip

Then Prince dropped another bombshell: He didn't want to shoot any videos for the album. He boldly claimed to Warners' incredulous marketing team that the absence of a video would distinguish him from other pop stars, as well as create a sense of mystery about the album. No one accepted the argument, but the label couldn't force an artist of his stature to go in front of a camera. There would be no videos.

Chapter 10: Black

March 20, 1988: Alan Leeds' residence, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

p 125

Possessed: the Rise & Fall of Prince

Alan Leeds was among those beginning to harbor doubts about the direction of Prince's career. After working for many years with James Brown, Leeds accepted inconsistent behavior, arbitrary demands, and frequent bouts of hubris as part and parcel of a brilliant artist's character. And yet, Prince's actions were in some respects even more erratic and unpredictable than Brown's.

On a gray late-winter day, as a snowstorm gained force and began coating the Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie, Leeds was happy to have a day off from the hectic and exhausting routine of catering to Prince's every whim. It was warm inside, an NFL game was on, and Leeds was home with his family.

Then the phone rang.

As always, there were no pleasantries, no introductions. "I want to shoot a video," Prince said in a quiet, clipped voice. Leeds had to press to find out exactly what this meant. Did he want to make a clip for Alphabet Street, after all? Prince said yes, and Leeds asked if he had spoken to Fargnoli about this. No, Prince responded, he wanted to shoot without meddling from the managers or Warner Bros. They would just screw things up. Leeds cautioned that this meant the budget for the video would come out of Prince's pocket-didn't it make more sense to contact Warners, which would readily approve financing for the video?

No, Prince said. He wanted to do it on his own.

"Ok, when?" Leeds asked.

"Today."

Incredulous, Leeds did everything he could to dissuade Prince from making the video. It was mid-afternoon on a stormy Sunday. No respectable team of filmmakers could be assembled, particularly in Minneapolis where, as Leeds reminded Prince, there was not a film crew on every block as in Los Angeles. Even if a crew agreed to do the shoot, it was unlikely that adequate equipment could be rented and that everyone would make it through the snow to the set. How could this possibly be pulled off?

"Sounds to me like that's your problem, not mine," Prince retorted.

Leeds realized that, at the very least, he would have to placate Prince by placing some phone calls. Although the local community was not large, Leeds knew several skilled directors. Predictably, they refused the assignment. Working through his Rolodex, Leeds called filmmakers whom he considered B-List, and began to worry that even if someone agreed to take the job, the end result wouldn't be worth the time, effort, or money. As Leeds waited for callbacks, Prince continued to hector him by phone, "When are we shooting?" he asked repeatedly, undeterred by Leeds' warnings that no top-flight filmmakers were available. Prince told him to keep trying.


Frustrated that a rare day off was being spoiled, Leeds continued his efforts and finally found a director, Michael Barnard, who was eager for the assignment. But the question remained: Could Barnard locate a facility and equipment? The afternoon dragged into evening, and the snow kept falling. Prince kept barraging Leeds with phone calls. Finally, Barnard called: The shoot was a go. He had located a facility owned by a cable television company, as well as a truck full of basic equipment typically used to cover city council meetings for local access channels. Leeds, not surprised that matters had come to this, called Prince and told him the shoot was on.

By eleven p.m., with most of the city under snow, film was rolling. Prince had rounded up Sheila E and Cat Glover to participate. The video was shot against a blue screen, with the result that the footage looked startlingly amateurish and homemade. During the post-production process, Prince had Barnard jazz up the video by having various textual phrases dart across the screen, including "Don't buy The Black Album, I'm sorry," and "Ecstasy."

Talk 2 me lover, come and tell me what U taste
Didn't your mama tell U life is 2 good 2 waste?
Did she tell U Lovesexy was the glam of them all?
U can hang, U can trip on it, U surely won't fall
No side effects, the feeling last 4ever
Straight up, it tastes good, it makes U feel clever
U kiss your enemies like U know U should
And then U jerk your body like a horny pony would
U jerk your body like a horny pony would
Now run and tell your mama about that!

SUCH AN AWESOME STORY! smile No wonder why it looks the way it does..lol

It's Button Therapy, Baby!
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Reply #77 posted 04/04/12 6:35am

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OldFriends4Sale said:

This is not music, this is a trip

SUCH AN AWESOME STORY! smile No wonder why it looks the way it does..lol

When I first saw it also thought it looked 'cheap', especially for someone of his stardom at that time and then the Glam Slam video follows and it's hi tech

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Reply #78 posted 04/05/12 5:55am

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What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #79 posted 04/05/12 8:03am

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In the Distance, a Light shines

In the Distance
A Light shines and I know it is mine
Someday I will touch it
because it calls me
It says Cross the Line, Cross the Line

* excerpt from a poem by Ingrid Chavez

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Reply #80 posted 04/05/12 12:20pm

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Lovesexy: music

[img:$uid]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v67/ecnirp2004/Prince/AlphabetStreet-Gif-1.gif[/img:$uid]

Prince 4Ever. heart
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Reply #81 posted 04/05/12 12:21pm

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Glam Slam: heart

[img:$uid]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v67/ecnirp2004/Prince/GlamSlam-2.gif[/img:$uid]

Prince 4Ever. heart
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Reply #82 posted 04/05/12 12:38pm

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[img:$uid]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v167/AUTOMATIC7/PRINCE%20IMAGES/lovesexy_tourbook_06.jpg[/img:$uid]

I think this has got to be one of my fave shots ever, all eras included!

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I LOVE the Glam Slam video, he really should have done a B side Escape video to go along with it

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Interesting Review of 1988 Lovesexy Tour Aftershow @ Paisley

Prince yields to Miss Piggy, parties in his studio parking lot
Jon Bream, Star Tribune
September 16, 1988 PRIN0916



The eight spinning searchlights probably weren't essential. But Prince never skimps when it comes to a party - or a concert production.

After the opening show in his Lovesexy Tour at Met Center Wednesday night, Prince and 600 people adjourned to his Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen for food, fun and another concert that was a bit more intimate than the $2 million arena production.

Actually, the party was not inside Paisley Park but rather in a couple of huge tents set up in the parking lot. The soundstage, the logical site for the party, had long ago been rented for rehearsals for the Muppets stage show, and Miss Piggy and friends weren't about to pack up and move for the night because of Prince.

His people made the best of it, sprinkling synthetic flower petals on the asphalt and decorating the tents with "Lovesexy" posters. Frankly, by Prince standards, the party decorations were understated. Anyway, the important thing was the music.

At 2:20 a.m., the rock star and his band took the stage. "Now we're going to wake up the farmers across the street," Prince said with an impish smile. (An hour or so later they did receive complaints from as far away as Hennepin County and Paisley Park was subsequently issued a citation for disturbing the peace.)

Prince then led his troupe on a free-wheeling jam with the accent on blues and jazz. Funk master George Clinton and veteran R&B vocalist Mavis Staple, both of whom have albums coming out on Prince's Paisley Park Records, made cameo appearances. Guitarist Wendy Melvoin and keyboardist Lisa Coleman, members of the now-defunct Prince and the Revolution, sat in for a bit. But it turned out to be the Boni Boyer Show.

She's a keyboardist and backup singer in Prince's current band. At the Paisley concert, she showed why she belongs front and center. She brought the house down with a version of James Brown's "Cold Sweat" and with an improvised blues medley, during which she did some gravelly scat singing creating the effect of a muted trumpet. Somebody give Boyer a recording contract!

Even though it was rather low-key, the Paisley performance had more challenging and intriguing musicality than the arena concert, especially for splendid saxophonist Eric Leeds and fine trumpeter Matt Blisten. On the big theater-in-the-round stage, the arrangements and the movements are tightly choreographed a la a frenetic Broadway musical such as the Roller Derby-styled "Starlight Express." There isn't room for crisp changes and other forms of musical spontaneity that were part of the Purple Rain Tour and have been the hallmark of Prince's nightclub performances. The music at Paisley seemed so organic that, given the way they were interpreted, such familiar pieces as the Temptations' "Just My Imagination" and a rockabilly-styled "Housequake" were not immediately recognizable.

Near the end of the post-concert concert, Mattie Baker, Prince's mother, said, "This is his best concert ever. That's because it's free - improvisational. He was always able to take an idea and use his imagination and just go with it."

Prince, who tickled the ivories and played some striking jazz guitar, also showed a bit of humor, an element that had been missing in his arena extravaganza. At 3:45 a.m. when he finished, he said, "Thanks for coming out. You're welcome any time." He then introduced each member of his band and added, "I'm Prince Poindexter the Third." Earlier, he had inserted a few musical jokes - playing a couple of bars from Madonna's "Material Girl" in the middle of a jam.

Prince mingled with the partygoers before his impromptu performance. He had arrived in the same 1967 white Thunderbird that he'd driven around the stage at Met Center. The Paisley Park parking lot also featured a healthy contingent of limousines, those eight searchlights, a few photographers and TV camera operators, and a dozen or two gawking fans.

Many of the partygoers were Warner Bros. Records employees, music industry executives or radio disc jockeys from around the country. The celebrities included jazz giant Miles Davis (he called Prince "the best"), rocker Taylor Dayne and women's pro wrestling champion Madusa Miceli. Former Prince employees Jimmy (Jam) Harris, Terry Lewis, Bobby Z, Brownmark, Jellybean Johnson and Jerome Benton were among the local music celebs. Paisley Park Records artists Taja Sevelle, Jill Jones and the Three O'Clock jetted in for the party. Other recognizable faces were Minneapolis soul singer Alexander O'Neal, MTV reporter Kurt Loder and WCCO-TV anchor Don Shelby.

It was the first visit to Paisley Park for Grammy-winning producers Harris and Lewis, who work at their own Flyte Tyme Studios in Minneapolis. Bobby Z, drummer for Prince and the Revolution, said "I got a lump in my throat" when Prince and his new band performed the songs from "Purple Rain" at Met Center. Brownmark, who had played bass alongside Bobby Z, said it was "incredible" to finally see Prince perform all those songs they had played together for years. Benton, who starred opposite Prince in "Under the Cherry Moon," recently signed a movie contract with Triad Films.

A Hollywood camera crew filmed Prince 's party for a documentary motion picture. Meanwhile, the singer and his band had to return to Met Center at 11 a.m. Thursday - just seven hours after the party ended - to shoot some footage for the music video of the forthcoming single "I Wish U Heaven."



What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #86 posted 04/19/12 1:51pm

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Absolutely love this album. Was 16 when it came out and remeber seeing the Alphabet Street video on The Chart Show on C4 in UK, which was a cool music show that played new and more diverse music than Top of the Pops.

I loved When Doves Cry and followed the singles as they came out and SOTT was and still is one of my favourites. But by the time Lovesexy came out I had started going out drinking and clubbing and hearing Alphabet Street when pissed back then was great. Could never dance to it though! After Lovesexy I worked my way through the back catalogue and have been a big fan ever since and seen plenty of live shows.

Am not a religeous person at all, in fact I am an atheist now and have little time for religeon. But Lovesexy is the only thing that has made me really think about religeon and spirituality as I thought if someone this clever believes, maybe its worth investigating.

Anyway, I think it still sound great today and is a great reminder of what Prince was all about around the time. Just wish I had got to see the tour live but like many others, I had to make do with the legendary Wired screened gig from Dortmund.

Happy times indeed.

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Reply #87 posted 04/19/12 2:18pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:



lovesexy2b


Seriously though, have u ever seen a more handsome man in ur life?
Ah, there goes my wee heart again...broken in2 a million smithereens!! wink
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Reply #88 posted 04/20/12 10:17am

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Cat said in an interview this dress looked so much better backwards

July 25. 1988 ( LoveSexy Tour )
Camdem Palace London
Aftershow
1.Happy Birthday Cat
2.Forever In My Life
3.Strange Relationship
4.Just My Imagination
( +Mica Paris)
5.River Kwai March
6.Under The Cherry Moon
7. 6
8.Dead On It
9.Housequake
10.Miss You
( + Ron Wood )
12.I'll Take You There
(+ Mavis)
13.Chain Of Fools
(+ Mavis)

14.Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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Reply #89 posted 04/23/12 9:09am

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July 27. 1988
( LoveSexy Tour )
Olympic Studio, London
Recording Session: God Is Alive w/Mavis Staples

another Lovesexy era song, I still remember when I 1st saw Prince of Paisley Park (which was basically a videography of the Lovesexy era) and Mavis talking about how this recording came about

It was performed live during some LS aftershows, and during a few concerts

****** ******

Flash, flash!
Jack just got the news
God is alive! God is alive!

CHORUS:
Whoa, oh! {x3}
God is alive

News is comin' like a hurricane
Comin' down hard on those who live in vain
Treatin' each other funky when U know we're all the same
God is alive, this is not a game

CHORUS
(He's alive)

News is comin' like a dog in heat
He's lookin' 4 soldiers with strong feet
That can dance on whoever can't say His name
God is alive, this is not a game (Listen)

CHORUS
(Listen)
(Yeah, I'm a witness)
(Do U believe?) (U know it)

All of His children come take a blissy ride
4 all who see Him, 4 all He lives inside
U can be so happy, purely satisfied
God is alive

Live, live!

One step at a time, we need a new rhyme (Alive)
Up with education, down with crime
Alive!

CHORUS
(God is alive!)

Live, live!
God is alive! {x5}

(CHORUS) {repeat parts in BG}
Oh yeah
Woke me up this morning
Started me on my day
Got my health and strength, y'all
I can truly say
Ooh, He's alive! Well
Ah, He's alive!
All over me
Ah, He's alive!
I'm a livin' witness
That God's alive!
I'm a livin' witness He's alive!
Do U believe that He's alive?
Do U believe, oh, He's alive?
Ooh, yes He is
Sho'nuff He is, well
Yes He is
Each breath I breathe lets me know
Every step I take lets me know
Every song I sing, oh, lets me know
Oh, God is alive!

Whoa, oh

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the matter with your world
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