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Thread started 08/31/18 3:37am

Urine

Crystal Ball album

The last days I've been listening to the Crystal Ball album. I just had to say how it has blown me away big time So many super songs on there. I would go as far to say it's my favorite album ever.

Next is Emancipation for me. I sampled a few tracks and was really impressed. I need a holiday to give me a chance to properly absorb this music
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Reply #1 posted 08/31/18 4:14am

ufoclub

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I remember first getting the album and the sequence of the songs on the first two CD's was so good on a first listen. They really worked for me as a sequence.

And there are two types of Prince fans... ones on board with Cloreen Baconskin and the ones that don't get it. Who knows what else they don't get!

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Reply #2 posted 08/31/18 4:58am

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Which disc do you like best?

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Reply #3 posted 08/31/18 5:40am

jdcxc

A lot of underrated gems on that project:

Hide the Bone
Da Bang
Calhoun Square
Whats My Name
Sexual Suicide
Most Beautiful Girl remix

My faves
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Reply #4 posted 08/31/18 6:11am

Empress

I love the entire cd compliation. It's awesome. Cloreen Baconskin is a riot. razz The only song I don't like it Animal Kingdom, it's bloody awful.

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Reply #5 posted 08/31/18 6:48am

Urine

I live Cloreen Bacon Skin, it's just non stop funk. I think my favorite disc is 2 but they are all great and the real highs are spread across all discs.
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Reply #6 posted 08/31/18 6:53am

Urine

Animal Kingdom isn't on my album. I use Amazon Music.
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Reply #7 posted 08/31/18 7:24am

Urine

I also don't have most beautiful girl remix. Is there a deluxe edition?
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Reply #8 posted 08/31/18 7:55am

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Urine said:

I also don't have most beautiful girl remix. Is there a deluxe edition?

'Animal Kingdom' is from The Truth album, which was originally packaged with Crystal Ball.

There isn't a remix of TMBGITW on Crystal Ball on either of the two versions (the mail order only spherical version includes Kamastutra as an additional disc), but the song is quoted in the chorus of '2morrow'.

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Reply #9 posted 08/31/18 8:33am

Romeoblu

It's a fantastic collection of music. I agree it could have been better with other selections but I also think that is true of other albums so I judge on what it is no what it could have been. I always used to break it down and reconfigure into era's and leave out the remixes but the last few years I have always just listened as is and I find it highly enjoyable.

I also always consider it as seperate from the The Truth and am Glad to see them seperated on the Streaming Services.

Shame we never got CB2

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Reply #10 posted 08/31/18 8:42am

NorthC

^We should have been up to volume 14 by now... pout
I may disagree with everything you say, but I will defend your right to say it.
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Reply #11 posted 09/06/18 1:57pm

jennalynn

i've been getting poom poom stuck in my head since i heard it. cloreen baconskin, though, i can't listen to that without my throat feeling dry and uncomfortable just because it sounds like it would hurt so much to sing like that. i can't believe Prince didn't gain some kinda throat damage after 15 minutes of that lol eek lol

~everything is a prince reference~
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Reply #12 posted 09/07/18 5:12am

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I love 'Da Bang', but wish the bass in the bridges (i guess) was more prominent in the mix

"I like to watch."
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Reply #13 posted 09/07/18 10:56am

Urine

My favorite 10 songs are

Crystal Ball
Days of Wild
Interactive
Poom Poom
Get Loose
Crucial
Acknowledge Me
Hide The Bone
Da Bang
Goodbye

But I love it all so much
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Reply #14 posted 09/07/18 12:28pm

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I wish he would have done a whole album of "Last Heart" type songs.

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