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Thread started 04/06/17 4:52pm

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Why Do We Love His Unreleased Tracks So Much?

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for me, apart from them being great songs, is that they aren't overproduced like so much of his later stuff.

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i love hearing space in songs. i don't mind if they're a little rough around the edges. even the songs that feel like they're the finished version don't have that over bearing produced feel. it's refreshing.

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my top 5

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empty room

wonderful ass

xtralovable

when doves scream

paisley park instrumental

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Reply #1 posted 04/06/17 4:56pm

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He was just crazy creative. No one had a sound like his. IMO, his music is its own genre.

"I like to watch."
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Reply #2 posted 04/06/17 6:38pm

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blacksignparade said:

when doves scream

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Um....

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Reply #3 posted 04/07/17 3:48am

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They are like Easter eggs - surprising and yummy cool

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Reply #4 posted 04/07/17 4:02am

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For me it's curiosity.You never knew what you were gonna get outta Prince. Ive heard a few unreleased tracks since he passed There are 4 tracks that I really like.Im looking forward to more.
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Reply #5 posted 04/07/17 4:52am

NorthC

FullLipsDotNose said:

They are like Easter eggs - surprising and yummy cool


More like forbidden fruits. The fact that we're not supposed to listen to them makes it extra exciting.
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Reply #6 posted 04/07/17 5:32am

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Nailed it.. Easter Eggs and the songs he didn't release are better with 90% of the music we hear on the radio

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Reply #7 posted 04/07/17 5:33am

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Because they tell us a story, a background story of the times.
The albums are like a house, the released songs the rooms in the house, but the unreleased tracks are like secret passages stairways rooms and mezzanines in the house

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Reply #8 posted 04/07/17 5:40am

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Things that you can't readily have always make you want it more. It's like forbidden fruit.

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Reply #9 posted 04/07/17 6:20am

paulludvig

OldFriends4Sale said:

Because they tell us a story, a background story of the times.
The albums are like a house, the released songs the rooms in the house, but the unreleased tracks are like secret passages stairways rooms and mezzanines in the house

Wonderfully put!

The wooh is on the one!
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Reply #10 posted 04/07/17 6:24am

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OldFriends4Sale said:

Because they tell us a story, a background story of the times.
The albums are like a house, the released songs the rooms in the house, but the unreleased tracks are like secret passages stairways rooms and mezzanines in the house

I could not have said it better. This is exactly how I see it.

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Reply #11 posted 04/07/17 8:01am

dance4me3121

blacksignparade said:

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for me, apart from them being great songs, is that they aren't overproduced like so much of his later stuff.


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i love hearing space in songs. i don't mind if they're a little rough around the edges. even the songs that feel like they're the finished version don't have that over bearing produced feel. it's refreshing.


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my top 5


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empty room


wonderful ass


xtralovable


when doves scream


paisley park instrumental


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I've never heard this one.When did this one come out?
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Reply #12 posted 04/07/17 8:21am

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dance4me3121 said:

blacksignparade said:

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for me, apart from them being great songs, is that they aren't overproduced like so much of his later stuff.

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i love hearing space in songs. i don't mind if they're a little rough around the edges. even the songs that feel like they're the finished version don't have that over bearing produced feel. it's refreshing.

.

my top 5

.

empty room

wonderful ass

xtralovable

when doves scream

paisley park instrumental

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I've never heard this one.When did this one come out?

I believe it is also known as Joy, I believe early 2016 or sometime in 2015

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

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 m
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Reply #13 posted 04/07/17 1:44pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:

Because they tell us a story, a background story of the times.
The albums are like a house, the released songs the rooms in the house, but the unreleased tracks are like secret passages stairways rooms and mezzanines in the house

yes Perfect.

I can't get enough Prince music. I need every note. The whole story.
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Reply #14 posted 04/07/17 2:29pm

blacksignparad
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dance4me3121 said:

blacksignparade said:

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for me, apart from them being great songs, is that they aren't overproduced like so much of his later stuff.

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i love hearing space in songs. i don't mind if they're a little rough around the edges. even the songs that feel like they're the finished version don't have that over bearing produced feel. it's refreshing.

.

my top 5

.

empty room

wonderful ass

xtralovable

when doves scream

paisley park instrumental

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I've never heard this one.When did this one come out?

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i believe it was recorded in 1984. go to youtube, type in paisley park instrumental and then sit back and enjoy.

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funny story. when all these great songs started popping up on youtube after the great one's death i saw this song and never clicked on it. i don't like the paisley park song at all so i thought why would i listen to the instrumental. then one day i clicked on some other song which was actually this song. in the comments section people said the instrumental song was actually called paisley park. sure enough i clicked on the pailey park instrumental link and the riches of sounds entered my brain and i was instantly hooked.

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[Edited 4/7/17 14:31pm]

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Reply #15 posted 04/07/17 4:29pm

gandorb

Obviously a major part of it is that he has some great unreleased music. Additionally, the search for his hidden treasures actually put a rush in finding and hearing the music for the first time. Some of his singles that many are tired of would be placed in highest acclaim here if they were are only known through an exhaustive search of his unreleased material Can you imagine if you never heard of Purple Rain, and then one day there was info on the org that a new song had been uncovered. People even got excited of finding such classics as Eggplant lol . There is also psychological research that people prefer hard to get things than easily accessible things. It feels like a privilege to get it and to some this may even convey status. Studio 54 was built on the psychological principle.

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Reply #16 posted 04/08/17 5:51pm

kaine

Bottom line is because they're great! Most artist put some unreleased tracks on their 25th anniversary album and they suck. You see why they weren't released. But our guy was on a whole other level. He produced so much fire they couldn't release it all less they flood the market. And by time it was ok to put out the next album he's moved on so the album or two worth of tracks gets shelved and he throws out a whole other album. We will never see the likes of him again. I hope I'm wrong. But I doubt it. We are blessed to have been here to witness it first hand. That purple music! I'm high!
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Reply #17 posted 04/09/17 6:08am

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In the weeks 2 come u will love ever more UNRELEASED STUDIO TRAX ....i'm not talking about PR DELUXE !!!

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[Edited 4/9/17 6:08am]

[Edited 4/9/17 6:08am]

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Reply #18 posted 04/09/17 7:28am

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love2thenines2003 said:

In the weeks 2 come u will love ever more UNRELEASED STUDIO TRAX ....i'm not talking about PR DELUXE !!!

wink

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[Edited 4/9/17 6:08am]

Don't tease! Give a little hint please.

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Reply #19 posted 04/09/17 10:32am

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OldFriends4Sale said:



Because they tell us a story, a background story of the times.
The albums are like a house, the released songs the rooms in the house, but the unreleased tracks are like secret passages stairways rooms and mezzanines in the house




yes so true!
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Reply #20 posted 04/09/17 11:11am

purplegirl00

OldFriends4Sale said:

Because they tell us a story, a background story of the times.
The albums are like a house, the released songs the rooms in the house, but the unreleased tracks are like secret passages stairways rooms and mezzanines in the house

Excellent analogy! He has some beautiful unreleased masterpieces. A few months back, I came across The Grand Progression and just faint. His voice sounds so young the musical composition is right on point.

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Reply #21 posted 04/09/17 8:49pm

mbdtyler

Another exciting aspect of his unreleased music is that much of it that has leaked is in lower quality, so there's hope of hearing it all in higher quality someday, if we're lucky. Then it will be like hearing them for the first time all over again.

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