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Thread started 07/08/17 10:03pm

GaryMF

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Wonderful Ass

LOVING LOVING this song! Especially knowing that it was a gift for Vanity and that she played it before shows (according to Jill)

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I went back to my itunes and saw I had a version of it from Crystal Ball boot, which sounds similar (maybe missing one of the synths) but it says prince & miles davis???? Is that just a mis tag?

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Reply #1 posted 07/08/17 10:08pm

FragileUnderto
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there are a few version, one is an extended version but poor quality.

Im not sure if the one on the miles davis compolation is any diffrent

Cant believe my purple psychedelic pimp slap pimp2

And I descend from grace, In arms of undertow
I will take my place, In the great below
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Reply #2 posted 07/08/17 10:40pm

GaryMF

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FragileUndertow said:

there are a few version, one is an extended version but poor quality.

Im not sure if the one on the miles davis compolation is any diffrent

but I dont' hear any trumpet so why is it a "miles davis" version?

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Reply #3 posted 07/08/17 10:51pm

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I may be wrong, but i think the track was just added to a bootleg compolation, nothing to do with Miles.

I do recall a 10 minute dub/ext version of the song, but see no meantion here..

http://www.princevault.com/index.php?title=Wonderful_Ass

Cant believe my purple psychedelic pimp slap pimp2

And I descend from grace, In arms of undertow
I will take my place, In the great below
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Reply #4 posted 07/09/17 2:42am

PurpleHigh

My favorite song from the package. I love me some Ass!

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Reply #5 posted 07/09/17 7:12am

Vashtix

GaryMF said:

LOVING LOVING this song! Especially knowing that it was a gift for Vanity and that she played it before shows (according to Jill)

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I went back to my itunes and saw I had a version of it from Crystal Ball boot, which sounds similar (maybe missing one of the synths) but it says prince & miles davis???? Is that just a mis tag?

I enjoyed that piece of trivia more than I thought I should.

It gives it something extra in my head. Sweetness for my Rock n Roll Love Affair couple

(please do not school me on the song I am only saying how I see Prince and Vanity in the 80s)

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Reply #6 posted 07/09/17 8:00am

jdcxc

It's a marketing sin that WB hasn't promoted this song as a single.
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Reply #7 posted 07/09/17 9:28am

mikeyaddict

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jdcxc said:

It's a marketing sin that WB hasn't promoted this song as a single.


From what I can see warners gave up promoting Prince in the 90s!
Comin str8 outta Preston...
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Reply #8 posted 07/09/17 9:43am

GaryMF

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LOVING this song!!!!

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So we know the credits are all messed up on this release, and Jill has posted the actual lyric sheet she and Prince used to write this.

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I assume both Jill and Lisa are singing on this cuz I can hear both..... Lisa especially on the verses.

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Reply #9 posted 07/09/17 1:53pm

luvgirl

GaryMF said:

LOVING LOVING this song! Especially knowing that it was a gift for Vanity and that she played it before shows (according to Jill)


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I went back to my itunes and saw I had a version of it from Crystal Ball boot, which sounds similar (maybe missing one of the synths) but it says prince & miles davis???? Is that just a mis tag?




This song is brilliant! It's grown to surpass what I thought was my all time favorite song "When Doves Cry." Stemming from being a huge fan of both Prince and Vanity in the 80's (as I still remain) the fact that it was confirmed being inspired by Vanity makes it so much more fun! To me, the reverb lyrics by Lisa or JJ are so like Vanity's personality hitting Prince back with as good as he gives her in the song. I think he tried to bring out her personality in the reverb lyrics. Arguing in the song as they did in real life. "You think my friends are my bedmates" Deadpan ("Ahhh.. but you sleep around all the time.") And "You don't understand my quirky way" then she says... ("You don't understand!") And "My sensibilities you aggravate." She goes... ("What sensibilities?") lol Love it! There's other little hints of her personality that I saw as well, although I can't make out all of the back talk...

Did JJ say she help with writing this? Did she elaborate? I wonder if it's with the rhyming part, as I heard the handwritings were different with that part.
[Edited 7/9/17 13:59pm]
I just want you here, I just want you near me baby, cause I'm scared I'll cry, I love you like crazy.
~RIP~
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Reply #10 posted 07/09/17 2:26pm

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From Lisa: “Wendy and her twin sister, Susannah, are pretty famous for having nice butts,” Coleman explains. “And Prince did have one of the world’s cutest butts. Prince was dating Susannah, and I was with Wendy. It was us being goofy about our girlfriends. I sang co-lead with Prince. It was a happy-go-lucky time.”

Read More: Of Course Prince Wrote a ... in a Year | http://diffuser.fm/prince...ck=tsmclip

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Reply #11 posted 07/09/17 3:12pm

Vashtix

yukoncornelius said:

From Lisa: “Wendy and her twin sister, Susannah, are pretty famous for having nice butts,” Coleman explains. “And Prince did have one of the world’s cutest butts. Prince was dating Susannah, and I was with Wendy. It was us being goofy about our girlfriends. I sang co-lead with Prince. It was a happy-go-lucky time.”

Read More: Of Course Prince Wrote a ... in a Year | http://diffuser.fm/prince...ck=tsmclip

Well joking around on in a studio in one thing but again changing the narrative again to be all about Susannah; according to them everything about that era was about her. I am going with Jill and the fact Vanity knew it was for her. This new thing with it being for Susannah is typical.

I am waiting for them to tell me that Purple Rain was really about Susannah and Prince not Vanity. I am waiting for them to say Prince wanted Susannah for the Rolling Stone Cover but Vanity pushed her way to the photoshoot but Prince had called Susannah first for the photoshoot. . . .

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Reply #12 posted 07/09/17 3:55pm

luvgirl

yukoncornelius said:

From Lisa: “Wendy and her twin sister, Susannah, are pretty famous for having nice butts,” Coleman explains. “And Prince did have one of the world’s cutest butts. Prince was dating Susannah, and I was with Wendy. It was us being goofy about our girlfriends. I sang co-lead with Prince. It was a happy-go-lucky time.”

Read More: Of Course Prince Wrote a ... in a Year | http://diffuser.fm/prince...ck=tsmclip




Lisa could only have been speaking in terms of goofing around on that specific recording date of September 1984 where the song was Overdubbed, since Prince hadn't even met Susannah yet when it was initially recorded in November of 1982. It was then gifted to Vanity whom preceded to play it non stop on tour as per JJ who was also in the studio when it was intiallly recorded. Jill Jones actually helped with the rhyming words ending in "Iate." Susan Rogers also confirmed the song being inspired by Vanity. 365 Prince Songs should have told both sides of the story as it did with "The Beautiful Ones." I like the new website but I think It just lost a little bit of my respect.. Lol lol
http://www.princevault.co...derful_Ass
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I just want you here, I just want you near me baby, cause I'm scared I'll cry, I love you like crazy.
~RIP~
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Reply #13 posted 07/09/17 4:26pm

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Wonderful song, it's a masterpiece hadn't heard this song before .

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Reply #14 posted 07/09/17 4:37pm

RJOrion

this song is so overrated...it hurts my ears to hear it...its like the rhythm guitar, synth lines and bass line are all from different songs...the melody makes no sense...the main synth line is fingernails on a chalkboard, to my ears
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Reply #15 posted 07/09/17 4:44pm

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RJOrion said:

this song is so overrated...it hurts my ears to hear it...its like the rhythm guitar, synth lines and bass line are all from different songs...the melody makes no sense...the main synth line is fingernails on a chalkboard, to my ears


Are you having a lavrov?!! Nah, just kidding. Catchy nursery rhymes shouldn't go on for 6 minutes+. A bit like thriller genre films that go on for 3+ hours.

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Reply #16 posted 07/09/17 8:21pm

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Vashtix said:

yukoncornelius said:

From Lisa: “Wendy and her twin sister, Susannah, are pretty famous for having nice butts,” Coleman explains. “And Prince did have one of the world’s cutest butts. Prince was dating Susannah, and I was with Wendy. It was us being goofy about our girlfriends. I sang co-lead with Prince. It was a happy-go-lucky time.”

Read More: Of Course Prince Wrote a ... in a Year | http://diffuser.fm/prince...ck=tsmclip

Well joking around on in a studio in one thing but again changing the narrative again to be all about Susannah; according to them everything about that era was about her. I am going with Jill and the fact Vanity knew it was for her. This new thing with it being for Susannah is typical.

I am waiting for them to tell me that Purple Rain was really about Susannah and Prince not Vanity. I am waiting for them to say Prince wanted Susannah for the Rolling Stone Cover but Vanity pushed her way to the photoshoot but Prince had called Susannah first for the photoshoot. . . .

Don't flame bait the thread discussion Vashtix. That debate is already in Associate Artists.
Lisa is not saying the song is about Susannah. In that quote she specifically said PRINCE(butt) Wendy(butt) Susannah(butt) so how did she make it about Susannah. How did you walk away with Lisa making this about Susannah, when she clearly said PRINCE, Wendy & Susannah. Prince & Lisa singing about their girlfriends Wendy & Susannah.

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 #17 posted 07/10/17 5:34am

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One of my favs. So glad it was circulating in such great quality before its official release.

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Reply #18 posted 07/10/17 4:25pm

GaryMF

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we should start a petition to get WB to release this as a single! How do we do that?

rainbow
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Reply #19 posted 07/10/17 6:19pm

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GaryMF said:

we should start a petition to get WB to release this as a single! How do we do that?

I'm with U on this

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 #20 posted 07/10/17 6:55pm

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Wonderful Ass definetly has what it takes to be a good single in this era of garbage music. It's for sure Jill Jones in the background. One of my favorite outtakes of a all time.

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Reply #21 posted 07/10/17 6:57pm

jdcxc

OldFriends4Sale said:



GaryMF said:


we should start a petition to get WB to release this as a single! How do we do that?




I'm with U on this



Yes. Why are music executives always above reproach? They should have to atone for every decision they make regarding Prince's legacy.

Where is the damn promotion?

This single should be in rotation on my local indy radio station.
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Reply #22 posted 07/10/17 7:07pm

luvgirl

GaryMF said:

we should start a petition to get WB to release this as a single! How do we do that?



woot! Let's do it!
I just want you here, I just want you near me baby, cause I'm scared I'll cry, I love you like crazy.
~RIP~
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Reply #23 posted 07/10/17 7:23pm

feeluupp

Why is no one discussing that the song and quality is almost exactly identical from the Box O' Chocolates Wonderful Ass?

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Reply #24 posted 07/11/17 9:55am

GaryMF

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Would change.org be appropriate to make a petition or is it only for political stuff?
rainbow
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Reply #25 posted 07/11/17 2:32pm

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RJOrion said:

this song is so overrated...it hurts my ears to hear it...its like the rhythm guitar, synth lines and bass line are all from different songs...the melody makes no sense...the main synth line is fingernails on a chalkboard, to my ears


Are you having a lavrov?!! Nah, just kidding. Catchy nursery rhymes shouldn't go on for 6 minutes+. A bit like thriller genre films that go on for 3+ hours.

So you don't like it?

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Reply #26 posted 07/11/17 3:04pm

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RJOrion said:

this song is so overrated...it hurts my ears to hear it...its like the rhythm guitar, synth lines and bass line are all from different songs...the melody makes no sense...the main synth line is fingernails on a chalkboard, to my ears


I don't know, for some reasons I read you and I think about "The banished ones".
Witches were burnt for less, you know.
Now open yo a... Pardon me. Open your mind.
Free it: it will follow.

Goodness will guide us if love is inside us
The colors are brighter, the bond is much tighter

You know no child's a failure
Until the blue sailboat sails him away from his dreams

Don't ever lose, don't ever lose
Don't ever lose your dreams
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Reply #27 posted 07/19/17 11:06pm

206Michelle

Did anyone make a survey regarding WB releasing WA as a single?

Live 4 Love ~ Love is God, God is love, Girls and boys love God above
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Reply #28 posted 07/21/17 9:53pm

GaryMF

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206Michelle said:

Did anyone make a survey regarding WB releasing WA as a single?

no but we should

rainbow
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Reply #29 posted 07/22/17 4:27am

luvgirl

We should, but we'd need more people on board and I'm not sure how to go about it. sad
I just want you here, I just want you near me baby, cause I'm scared I'll cry, I love you like crazy.
~RIP~
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