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Thread started 02/10/19 11:47am

nayroo2002

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"The Xs Face"

Some like this one, i think many don't.

i, for one, love it!

A modern (2014) production with classic Prince vocals (and humor!)

i, also, relate fully to the subject matter.

You girls and guys can discuss all you want, but, my question is,

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What is that looped, deep voice saying???

i hear,

."...my bass fly american plane..."

The best bass players are from the USA?

lol

"Whatever skin Ur in
we all need 2 b friends"
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Reply #1 posted 02/10/19 11:51am

Transformed1

I love it

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Reply #2 posted 02/10/19 12:39pm

pinkcashmere23

To me it sounds like the voice is saying "I wish I'd never played" Sounds like there's a female voice talking at the end as well.

[Edited 2/10/19 15:54pm]

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Reply #3 posted 02/10/19 12:59pm

TheEnglishGent

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Love the track. I sped up the slow voice one time. Still couldn't work out the first part but the last bit says, "edit and play".

RIP sad
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Reply #4 posted 02/10/19 1:16pm

IstenSzek

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i'm not on twitter, but i guess someone could try asking josh what the loop says?


and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #5 posted 02/10/19 1:23pm

IstenSzek

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also, i know a lot of people like to shit on this album and on josh's production in general,
but i'm a fan of it.

the songs on HNR1 aren't the strongest, no, but given how AOA turned out is indication
that with more solid songs, the combo of josh & prince sounds fresh and vibrant.

the back 2 back combo of "XsFACE" and "HARDROCKLOVER" is just delicious and it's one
of those periods or recording that i hope more material will surface from.


and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #6 posted 02/10/19 1:33pm

lucylula

I adore this track....and have been known to play it over...and over..and over 💜💜💜💜
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Reply #7 posted 02/10/19 1:45pm

ufoclub

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This song has a classic Prince attitude and energy in my opinion. I really like it. like the use of "chariots" in the lyrics.

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Reply #8 posted 02/10/19 2:22pm

TheSilentMikey

nayroo2002 said:

Some like this one, i think many don't.


i, for one, love it!


A modern (2014) production with classic Prince vocals (and humor!)


i, also, relate fully to the subject matter.


You girls and guys can discuss all you want, but, my question is,


.


What is that looped, deep voice saying???


i hear,


."...my bass fly american plane..."


The best bass players are from the USA?


lol


“Bass wired, edit and play.”
[Edited 2/10/19 14:22pm]
"Don't need no Reefer. Don't need Cocaine. Purple Music does the same to my brain."
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Reply #9 posted 02/10/19 2:35pm

42Kristen

neutral

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Reply #10 posted 02/10/19 3:28pm

luv4u

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heart it

Edmonton, AB - canada

Ohh purple joy oh purple bliss oh purple rapture!
REAL MUSIC by REAL MUSICIANS - Prince
"I kind of wish there was a reason for Prince to make the site crash more" ~~ Ben
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Reply #11 posted 02/10/19 3:46pm

GustavoRibas

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love it too.

Peace
Gustavo Ribas
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Reply #12 posted 02/10/19 4:21pm

VioletWaiting

this is a great tune.

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Reply #13 posted 02/10/19 7:14pm

Cecy

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I remember reading on Twitter at the time that the loop was "erase, rewind, edit, play". I guess he was looking at the tape machine lol
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Reply #14 posted 02/10/19 9:00pm

itsjustaroundt
hecorner

I HIGHLY agree....

X's Face is AWESOME... and combined with HARDROCKLOVER and JUNE... there was something REALLY special about some of this stuff.....

It just didnt sound as stale and Prince by the numbers stuff that we were getting a lot of ....

X's Face / HardRockLover / June could have been the crux of a ridiculously good album.

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Reply #15 posted 02/11/19 3:58am

IstenSzek

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itsjustaroundthecorner said:

I HIGHLY agree....

X's Face is AWESOME... and combined with HARDROCKLOVER and JUNE... there was something REALLY special about some of this stuff.....

It just didnt sound as stale and Prince by the numbers stuff that we were getting a lot of ....

X's Face / HardRockLover / June could have been the crux of a ridiculously good album.


nod


and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #16 posted 02/11/19 10:24am

PURPLEIZED3121

who doesn't love it? it's funkin awesome & prime P shade!

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Reply #17 posted 02/11/19 11:22am

nayroo2002

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Cecy said:

I remember reading on Twitter at the time that the loop was "erase, rewind, edit, play". I guess he was looking at the tape machine lol

That's too many syllables, but makes more sense than my interpretation biggrin

i think there are more likeable songs on that album than many give credit to.

Especially "1,000 X & O's", even though an "x" is a kiss and "o" is a hug lol

"Whatever skin Ur in
we all need 2 b friends"
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Reply #18 posted 02/11/19 8:47pm

ISaidLifeIsJus
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I love this song and I love his last three albums. They are on rotation in my car.

Plectrumelectrum excluded. lol

P gave Josh writer/producer credit on The X's Face. I often wonder if he did so to make sure

Josh would get royalties after he was gone.

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Reply #19 posted 02/12/19 4:29pm

iZsaZsa

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nayroo2002 said:

Cecy said:

I remember reading on Twitter at the time that the loop was "erase, rewind, edit, play". I guess he was looking at the tape machine lol

That's too many syllables, but makes more sense than my interpretation biggrin

i think there are more likeable songs on that album than many give credit to.

Especially "1,000 X & O's", even though an "x" is a kiss and "o" is a hug lol

I get that mixed up, I thought the "O" is open lips and the "X" is arms wrapped around anothers. I don't get it, but lesson learned. smile

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Reply #20 posted 02/13/19 10:15am

thedance

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Transformed1 said:

I love it

yeahthat

I love the Phase 1 album... a lot.. heart

[Edited 2/13/19 10:15am]

Prince 4Ever. heart
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Reply #21 posted 02/14/19 12:32pm

3NineteeN04

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I LOVE THIS JOINT! How can you not?!

Don't u want to come , 3121. It's gonna be so much fun, 3121. That's where the party be, 3121. Y'all can come if u want to, but u can never leave!
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