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The Flesh - "A Couple of Miles" is now circulating

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Reply #1 posted 10/14/12 12:21pm

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There are a few problems here and there ("pops" and/or "clicks"), but the overall sound quality is excellent.

Three tracks left to go:

http://www.princevault.co..._The_Flesh

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Reply #2 posted 10/14/12 12:23pm

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Yeah, I'm loving this. Fantastic stuff. The remaining 3 tracks are supposed to be coming, but who knows...

Chili Sauce.
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Reply #3 posted 10/14/12 12:24pm

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olb99 said:

There are a few problems here and there ("pops" and/or "clicks"), but the overall sound quality is excellent.

Three tracks left to go:

http://www.princevault.co..._The_Flesh

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I wonder how this track might have worked alongside the more band oriented tracks on the Flesh album. A Couple of Miles is very much a Linn driven studio track. I guess we would have to hear the rest of the album to really answer that question wink

The wooh is on the one!
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Reply #4 posted 10/14/12 12:25pm

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Yup, it has been mentioned here http://prince.org/msg/7/388286 (you may need to copy and paste this link).

It's good to hear.

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Reply #5 posted 10/14/12 12:33pm

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paulludvig said:

olb99 said:

There are a few problems here and there ("pops" and/or "clicks"), but the overall sound quality is excellent.

Three tracks left to go:

http://www.princevault.co..._The_Flesh

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I wonder how this track might have worked alongside the more band oriented tracks on the Flesh album. A Couple of Miles is very much a Linn driven studio track. I guess we would have to hear the rest of the album to really answer that question wink

Funny because, Prince's music from this period mixed live drums and machines so well, that they become almost a sound to themselves and merge so well (Family/Parade) - this one's drumming is like Love or $.

PS not compared the 2, but does the NPGMadhouse track of the same name share anything more than the name? .........SORRY THAT'S LETTER 4 MILES (totally unrelated)

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Reply #6 posted 10/14/12 12:37pm

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Nice!!! I love this sound!!! He should have released this. I hope we get to hear the other 3.

"Down in space it's always 1982" David Bowie
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Reply #7 posted 10/14/12 1:50pm

NouveauDance

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Wunderbar!

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Reply #8 posted 10/14/12 3:53pm

funkomatic

I like it! cool

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Reply #9 posted 10/14/12 4:06pm

Harlepolis

Madhouse - Predux smile

It makes so much sense why the Madhouse sessions were influenced by these ones after hearing this.

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Reply #10 posted 10/14/12 4:32pm

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WOW!!!! Fantastic music from 26 years ago!

JESUS IS THE WAY
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Reply #11 posted 10/14/12 4:47pm

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Cool. I like it.

But I do wonder why so many people have been so hot to hear this Flesh material. I've always thought it would be cool to hear, but I fully expected it to be very similar to Madhouse. And it is.

Thanks to whoever let this loose on us smile

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Reply #12 posted 10/14/12 5:10pm

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Thank U, Thank U, Thank U ! What a surprise this is. Been waiting a very very long time to hear the "Flesh" material. This track is really alive sounding. Love Eric's playing. I'm really looking forward to hearing the rest of the material. F "Rock And Roll Love Affair"...long live the Flesh!

Big Chick

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Reply #13 posted 10/14/12 5:12pm

SeeNote

PopcornFetus said:

Yeah, I'm loving this. Fantastic stuff. The remaining 3 tracks are supposed to be coming, but who knows...

Can you imagine???? music

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Reply #14 posted 10/14/12 5:50pm

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Yeah that was cool sounding. Definitely a precusor to Madhouse. Hope the rest gets released.

Rebirth of the Flesh is at your door!
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Reply #15 posted 10/14/12 6:32pm

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I know what I'll be doing when I get home from work....

Thanks for the heads up!!

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FUNK 'EM JUST TO SEE THE LOOK ON THEIR FACE!
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Reply #16 posted 10/14/12 6:44pm

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worship
and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #17 posted 10/14/12 11:42pm

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I know it has been shared with a few fans a coupla months ago, under the promise that they wouldn't share it online or even mention that they have it on forums, as it may make some people angry and compromise the future leak of the full album. So I hope this is an "authorized" preview of what's to come and not someone who fucked up. If it is an "unauthorized" leak, I beg the powers that be not to punish the whole community out of a single person's mistake. If it's the "legit" preview of an upcoming full album leak, then my deep thanks go to everyone involved.

The Flesh is by far the most wanted unreleased-uncirculating Prince project, it would definitely be a wonderful thing to have it in its entirety. This track alone is a gem!

I wonder if only the album is in possession of elite collectors or if, by some miracle, the Paisley Jam and Everybody Jam sessions may be out as well. That would be astonishing to hear

cool biggrin

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Reply #18 posted 10/14/12 11:47pm

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I also beg whoever was supposed to release Connections and supposedly backed off because of that Perfect Unreleased Prince leak to reconsider.

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Reply #19 posted 10/15/12 12:33am

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databank said:

I also beg whoever was supposed to release Connections and supposedly backed off because of that Perfect Unreleased Prince leak to reconsider.


I second both of the above posts by databank. Please and thank you.
Chili Sauce.
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Reply #20 posted 10/15/12 3:27am

vitriol

^/ ^^ That was just a hoax.

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Reply #21 posted 10/15/12 4:48am

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vitriol said:

^/ ^^ That was just a hoax.

Well, possibly, but the fact that Lust U Always and Our Destiny had different sound qualities on the original and Perfect leaks, + the fact that American and Vicki weren't on Perfect may suggest that whoever posted the original 4 tracks was a different person than whoever posted Perfect, and that Connections may therefore have been a real project. Why was it delayed or canceled then? I bloody don't know sad

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Reply #22 posted 10/15/12 4:57am

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^It never existed further than those 4 tracks.

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Reply #23 posted 10/15/12 6:10am

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Wow! What a pleasant surprise. Sounds great. 1982-1988 are certainly my favorite years. Early Madhouse sound for sure. music

Seems like when we get a new official single from Prince lately it's been followed up by a near perfect quality unreleased track from out of nowhere. Can't help to wonder how many of these unreleased tracks have had some help getting out of the vault from it's owner? hmmm I really doubt someones been sitting on this stuff for all these years. If Prince is just sharing these that there are very few who have this material and he'd be all over it in a hot mess. Who really knows? Obviously not me. I'm just happy to get to hear some of this stuff in my lifetime. Funny how he expects his vault material to be released someday just not by him. Assuming he means after he passes of course but still the fact he acknowledges it will be released someday makes me wonder if he has and idea of what stuff he'd like out there when he's gone. I know I'm just talking out my ass but it's fun to speculate. See what a old school tune will do to ya? wink

[Edited 10/15/12 6:12am]

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Reply #24 posted 10/15/12 6:44am

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databank said:

I know it has been shared with a few fans a coupla months ago, under the promise that they wouldn't share it online or even mention that they have it on forums, as it may make some people angry and compromise the future leak of the full album. So I hope this is an "authorized" preview of what's to come and not someone who fucked up. If it is an "unauthorized" leak, I beg the powers that be not to punish the whole community out of a single person's mistake. If it's the "legit" preview of an upcoming full album leak, then my deep thanks go to everyone involved.

The Flesh is by far the most wanted unreleased-uncirculating Prince project, it would definitely be a wonderful thing to have it in its entirety. This track alone is a gem!

I wonder if only the album is in possession of elite collectors or if, by some miracle, the Paisley Jam and Everybody Jam sessions may be out as well. That would be astonishing to hear

cool biggrin

[Edited 10/14/12 23:49pm]

This version has been tagged... So the select few who had it have been marked...

Neversin.

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Reply #25 posted 10/15/12 7:12am

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SmiggyG said:

Wow! What a pleasant surprise. Sounds great. 1982-1988 are certainly my favorite years. Early Madhouse sound for sure. music

Seems like when we get a new official single from Prince lately it's been followed up by a near perfect quality unreleased track from out of nowhere. Can't help to wonder how many of these unreleased tracks have had some help getting out of the vault from it's owner? hmmm I really doubt someones been sitting on this stuff for all these years. If Prince is just sharing these that there are very few who have this material and he'd be all over it in a hot mess. Who really knows? Obviously not me. I'm just happy to get to hear some of this stuff in my lifetime. Funny how he expects his vault material to be released someday just not by him. Assuming he means after he passes of course but still the fact he acknowledges it will be released someday makes me wonder if he has and idea of what stuff he'd like out there when he's gone. I know I'm just talking out my ass but it's fun to speculate. See what a old school tune will do to ya? wink

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NO, NO, NO, NO!!!

Please don't go there, don't start this again, STOP!!!

"Who really knows"? Many people on this forum, actually. Prince didn't leak A Couple Of Miles. This I know for a fact because I more or less know where the leak comes from. I also know the backstory of a few other circulating recordings (both studio and live) and many people here know more stories than I do and have occasionally shared these infos on this very forum. We DO know where the tapes come from. We know some names, we know some stories, different people know different bits and pieces and when you've hung out in this community and read fan forums for as long as I have, you end-up figuring out some parts of the puzzle.

Besides, several Prince associates explained that the leaks mostly came from tapes Prince made for friends, collaborators, labels executives or girlfriends in the 80's and early 90's. There may have been a few people stealing shit from Prince at some point, too, but it is unsure when and how they did it. No one can be in a "hot mess" because most of these people have been out of Prince's camp for years if not decades so they ain't got no job to lose, and there is no way to prove legally that they did anything. Still, it has been rumored that some outtakes which are held by a few collectors are still being kept private in order to protect some people whose interests are still linked to Prince's.


It is very clear that, though being aware of the risks when giving tapes (which he completely stopped doing in 1996 and oh! no more outtakes ever since, how odd!), Prince most likely never, EVER, willingly allowed any "bootleg" studio or live recording to reach bootleggers and/or the internet community.

So please just quit spreading conspiracy theories which happen to have been proven wrong countless times. There is no debate. It's not about what you THINK and what I THINK, it's about what we KNOW.

Thanks.

Now if we may go back to the topic at hand biggrin

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Reply #26 posted 10/15/12 7:16am

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vitriol said:

^It never existed further than those 4 tracks.

Oh... sad

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Reply #27 posted 10/15/12 7:19am

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Neversin said:

databank said:

I know it has been shared with a few fans a coupla months ago, under the promise that they wouldn't share it online or even mention that they have it on forums, as it may make some people angry and compromise the future leak of the full album. So I hope this is an "authorized" preview of what's to come and not someone who fucked up. If it is an "unauthorized" leak, I beg the powers that be not to punish the whole community out of a single person's mistake. If it's the "legit" preview of an upcoming full album leak, then my deep thanks go to everyone involved.

The Flesh is by far the most wanted unreleased-uncirculating Prince project, it would definitely be a wonderful thing to have it in its entirety. This track alone is a gem!

I wonder if only the album is in possession of elite collectors or if, by some miracle, the Paisley Jam and Everybody Jam sessions may be out as well. That would be astonishing to hear

cool biggrin

[Edited 10/14/12 23:49pm]

This version has been tagged... So the select few who had it have been marked...

Neversin.

lol lol lol Like good ol' T. taggin' his sets of outtakes biggrin biggrin biggrin

I therefore take it that this new leak is not tagged and has therefore been "authorized"?

More coming, huh?

God may hate vitriol for allowing R & R Love Affair to be a single, but he definitely loves me biggrin biggrin biggrin

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Reply #28 posted 10/15/12 8:59am

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databank said:

I know it has been shared with a few fans a coupla months ago, under the promise that they wouldn't share it online or even mention that they have it on forums, as it may make some people angry and compromise the future leak of the full album. So I hope this is an "authorized" preview of what's to come and not someone who fucked up. If it is an "unauthorized" leak, I beg the powers that be not to punish the whole community out of a single person's mistake. If it's the "legit" preview of an upcoming full album leak, then my deep thanks go to everyone involved.

The Flesh is by far the most wanted unreleased-uncirculating Prince project, it would definitely be a wonderful thing to have it in its entirety. This track alone is a gem!

I wonder if only the album is in possession of elite collectors or if, by some miracle, the Paisley Jam and Everybody Jam sessions may be out as well. That would be astonishing to hear

cool biggrin

[Edited 10/14/12 23:49pm]

Databank,

This is not a good move for whomever did this, I can tell you that much.

It was supposed to stay behind closed doors, period...

peace

J-

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Reply #29 posted 10/15/12 9:00am

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Neversin said:

databank said:

I know it has been shared with a few fans a coupla months ago, under the promise that they wouldn't share it online or even mention that they have it on forums, as it may make some people angry and compromise the future leak of the full album. So I hope this is an "authorized" preview of what's to come and not someone who fucked up. If it is an "unauthorized" leak, I beg the powers that be not to punish the whole community out of a single person's mistake. If it's the "legit" preview of an upcoming full album leak, then my deep thanks go to everyone involved.

The Flesh is by far the most wanted unreleased-uncirculating Prince project, it would definitely be a wonderful thing to have it in its entirety. This track alone is a gem!

I wonder if only the album is in possession of elite collectors or if, by some miracle, the Paisley Jam and Everybody Jam sessions may be out as well. That would be astonishing to hear

cool biggrin

[Edited 10/14/12 23:49pm]

This version has been tagged... So the select few who had it have been marked...

Neversin.

Exactly! This is not cool at all....

peace

J-

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