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Reply #120 posted 09/01/10 8:43am

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[img:$uid]http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/ciu/57/dc/7eb6c060ada02cd7030cd110.L.jpg[/img:$uid]

That was one goofy looking nerdy band and a bit on the fugly side for some of them.

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[img:$uid]http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/ciu/57/dc/7eb6c060ada02cd7030cd110.L.jpg[/img:$uid]

That was one goofy looking nerdy band and a bit on the fugly side for some of them.

I think it was more or less the outfits they had on. I prefere the SOTT clothing.

His bands in the 2000 yrs look pretty fugly too

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Reply #122 posted 09/01/10 10:55am

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[img:$uid]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/ufoclub/blackprincecopycopy-1.jpg[/img:$uid]

[Edited 8/31/10 11:58am]

I love this! Never seen it before. cool

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Reply #123 posted 09/01/10 1:00pm

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I love this! Never seen it before. cool

I had to listen to a bootleg aftershow to transcribe that...

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Reply #124 posted 09/01/10 1:07pm

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^^^oh wow. thanks!
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#ALBUMSSTILLMATTER
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Piano Medley
Venus de Milo
Starfish & Coffee
Raspberry Beret
Condition of the Heart
Strange Relationship
When 2 R N Love

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Reply #127 posted 09/01/10 2:34pm

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In the video, there are two hidden messages. The first appears after the end of the first verse ("She'll want me from my head to my feet"), there is a split second image with the hidden message "Don't buy The Black Album, I'm sorry." The second one is after Prince drives the Thunderbird; the message says "H is 4 Punks". The video features Prince wearing trousers with his name on them, and wearing multicolored eyeshadow.

[img:$uid]http://rulefortytwo.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/6703.jpg[/img:$uid]

Borrowed the Alphet St 4 Graffiti Bridge

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Reply #129 posted 09/01/10 2:43pm

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In my opinion Levi (even during SOTT) had some of the ugliest outfits

Looks like Prince borrowed this 1 4 Graffiti Bridge 2

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Reply #130 posted 09/01/10 3:56pm

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Piano Medley
Venus de Milo
Starfish & Coffee
Raspberry Beret
Condition of the Heart
Strange Relationship
When 2 R N Love

mushy love this part.

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Reply #131 posted 09/02/10 5:39am

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Growing up with Prince

LOVESEXY
PRINCE
Paisley Park

BY DAVID BROWNE:Rolling Stone

"IT MAKES ME DANCE, it makes me cry," Prince purrs on the title track of his tenth album, "and when I touch it, race cars burn rubber in my pants." Longtime Prince fans (you know, the kind whose eyes mist over when recalling the Minneapolis Wunderkind's funk-infested pre-1999 era) have been waiting for him to sing these types of lyrics for years. And if you don't pay close attention at first, Lovesexy does indeed sound like old times. When he slyly sings, "Now come on and touch it, eye no U will love it," in the same song, the mind reels back to the days -- almost a decade ago -- when Prince pushed the barriers of racial and sexual expression as he sang of oral sex and of getting extremely chummy with his sister.

That is where the similarity to the salacious Dirty Mind-Controversy era ends, however. At the threshold of thirty, Prince may still be obsessed with the pleasures of the flesh -- the in-the-buff cover shot is more than ample evidence of that -- but the Prince of Lovesexy is a different man from the teenager whose first Top Forty hit, "I Wanna Be Your Lover," sneaked in lyrics like "I wanna be the only one you come for." Dense and murky even during it peppiest moments, Lovesexy catches Prince in moods we normally don't associate with him -- frisky but contemplative, sly yet introspective. "It's time 4 new education, the former rules don't apply," he announces at one point, and he spends the rest of Lovesexy demonstrating just what those new rules are.

Beyond anniversaries and personal matters, Lovesexy arrives at a pivotal moment in Prince's musical career. While he's spent the last few years broadening the musical palette with soul psychedelia, movie soundtracks and the inspired patchwork quilt of last year's Sign o' the Times, plenty of lesser lights have built on his early trademarks, to the point where even a relatively flaccid talent like George Michael can successfully out-Prince the originator on "I Want Your Sex." Prince's initial retort was to whip out the now infamous "black album," originally scheduled for release last winter. Crackling with James Brown horn licks, assorted grunts and groans, guitar leads that burned into your skull and enough expletives to make the PMRC open a new branch, the album was shelved at the last minute for unspecified reasons in favor of Lovesexy, a new record (save for one track) that's as complex and indecisive as the black album was locomotive and sexual.

Lovesexy can be playful, too, when it wants to be. "Come a butterfly straight on your skin/U go 4 me and I come again," he squeals in "Glam Slam," a paean to simple physical urges. "Lovesexy," which plops his deepening voice in a bedrock of plush funk, also romps in sexual bravado: "Dig me now/Anyone that's ever touched it -- they don't want nothing else." Fortunately, Prince still has enough of a sense of humor to mock his own bragging. In the spoken-word vamping that ends the song -- "You want me to walk right down your halls/You want me to swim in your love sea, don't you, baby?" -- he distorts his voice electronically, from a low growl to a squeal, as if mocking the sexual zeal with which he's become synonymous.

Those blatant allusions to the earlier, hornier Prince could have easily deteriorated into self-parody; indeed, Lovesexy could well have had the dubious honor of being the first Prince record to take its cue from his own past, becoming his first regressive album in a career characterized by large strides. But thanks in large part to the seven-piece band with which he recorded the album -- and which played on last year's European tour and in the Sign o' the Times movie -- Lovesexy reveals how intricate and complex Prince's concept of funk has grown since 1980's Dirty Mind. "Eye No" opens the album with a jumbled barrage of Sly Stone wails, fatback bass lines, a grinding sax, wah-wah guitar and swarming backup vocals that continually collide with each other.

Similarly, the album's first single, a self-confident blast of bragging called "Alphabet St.," starts with chunky guitars and percussion, takes in bassist Levi Seacer Jr.'s popping bass line and meanders into a rap and full-band vamp. The riveting "Dance On," a more urgent and nihilistic take on the party-till-the-apocalypse theme of "1999," is anchored by a machine-gun-like synth-bass part, squawking horns and Sheila E.'s jazzy, stuttering drums. By comparison, the linear grooves and near-disco rhythms of early classics like "Sexuality" and "Uptown" sound malnourished and underdeveloped.

Tracks like "Alphabet St." and "Eye No" are important in the context of Prince's recent work, for they show he hasn't his touch for inventive dance music; even the relatively uneventful "Glam Slam," which sports the album's blandest melody, puts every Prince clone of the last five years to shame. But a good chunk of Lovesexy isn't concerned so much with getting that special someone into bed as it is with making that elated feeling last. "When 2 R in Love" -- the lone holdover from the black album -- is a cushy R&B ballad tailor-made for the Stylistics. Couched in a warm bed of funk, Prince's wavering falsetto pleads, "Bathe with me/Let me touch your body 'til your river's an ocean....Can U hear me?" (The difference, though, is that a group like the Stylistics would probably never sing a line like "When 2 R in love -- their bodies shiver at the mere/Contemplation of penetration.") Likewise, the swirl of gorgeous harmonies in "I Wish U Heaven" may sound comforting, but it can't conceal the lyrics' nagging sense of uncertainty. "Doubts of our conviction/Follow where we go," he nearly whispers, and sure enough, by the end of the song, the relationship is over. "If I see 11, U can say it's 7," he concludes with more a sigh than a growl. "Still, I wish U heaven."

The new, humbled Prince singing these songs comes to a crux on "Anna Stesia," a slowly simmering ballad that brings Lovesexy's allusions to failure and a loss to a (pardon the pun) head. An exercise in controlled intensity, the song builds from its simple piano-and-voice intro ("Have U ever been so lonely that U felt like U were the only/One in this world?" he softly intones at the song's beginning) to its shattering finale of synth blasts and guitar bursts. But as the layers of instrumentation build, so does self-doubt. "Maybe I could learn 2 love, I mean the right way, I mean the only way," he exhorts before turning to God: "Save me Jesus, I've been a fool/How could I forget that U are the rule?" Ultimately, the answer to this vague sexuality-versus-God issue goes unresolved -- the song ends with the repeated lines "Love is God/God is love/Girls and boys love/God above" -- but the quest itself makes a captivating ride.

"Anna Stesia," as daring in its own way as "When Doves Cry" or "I Wanna Be Your Lover," would heave made a perfect finale for Lovesexy. Instead, that job goes to "Positivity," seven minutes of workmanlike grind on top of which Prince and band lay down a stream of positive advice: "Hold on 2 your soul/Don't kiss the beast, be superior at least.... We got a long, long way 2 go." Although the sentiments are certainly admirable, the somewhat dull melody and overlong arrangement are anything but, and Lovesexy ends on something of a stalled note. "Positivity" is too simplistic a finale for a work that can't begin to answer its questions of love, sex, God and morality, and it blunts the albums overall impact. Maybe Prince preferred to end the record on an upbeat note so as not to discourage those listeners introduced to him via the ejaculating guitar in Purple Rain or the powerful pop of "Little Red Corvette." But It wasn't necessary: the most successful moments on Lovesexy prove that the hardest questions may not lend themselves to easy answers but make for much better music.

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Reply #132 posted 09/02/10 8:53am

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Reply #133 posted 09/03/10 1:34am

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[img:$uid]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/ufoclub/blackprincecopycopy-1.jpg[/img:$uid]

[Edited 8/31/10 11:58am]

and there is the picture I was waiting to see on this thread I LOOOOOOVE IT

To Sir, with Love
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Reply #134 posted 09/03/10 9:51am

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Just LOVE......................... All it's FREE!!!!
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the album features one of the most shockingly unusual Prince songs: "Bob George," in which he assumes the identity of a cursing, gun-wielding alter ego who murders a woman and dismisses the figure of Prince as "that skinny motherfucker with the high voice" (later used as the title of an album of lo-fi Prince covers by Dump). Bob George was performed on the Lovesexy tour.

The track is a direct answer to music critic Nelson George, who was very critical of Prince's music in the mid-1980s.[ "Bob George" features a growling monologue that is slowed down to the point of being almost unrecognizable as Prince. Some interpret the track as a commentary on the glorification of violence and misogyny inherent in the gangsta rap musical genre, which was in its infancy at the time. The voice at the end of the song that says "izarre" is actually a stock sound from the Fairlight CMI IIx library, pitched up.

Bob George

Girl, let me see U dance

New coat, huh? That's nice
Did U buy it? Yeah, right
U seein' that rich motherfucker again
U know who I'm talkin' about
That slicked back paddy with all the gold in his mouth
Don't got 2 play me 4 yesterday's fool
Cuz I'll slap your ass into the middle of next week
I'm sorry, baby, that's the rules
I pay the rent in this raggedy motherfucker
And all U do is suck up food and heat
Say what? Oh yeah
4 someone who can't stand them TV dinners
U sure eat enough of them motherfuckers

Who bought U that diamond ring? Yeah, right
Since when'd U have a job?
U seein' that rich motherfucker again
What's his name? Bob?
Bob, ain't that a bitch?
What's he do 4 a living? Manage rock stars?
Who? Prince?
Ain't that a bitch?
That skinny motherfucker with the high voice
Please, who do I look like, baby?
Yesterday's fool?
Don't U know I will kill U now?
U're fuckin' right, I got a gun
U think I don't?
Then what's this?
Oh, U quiet now, uh huh
Little? Yeah, right
It might be little but it's loud
Yeah, right, mm hmm

Now put that suitcase down and go in there
And put on that new wig I bought U
No no, no no, the reddish-brown one
Bob, ain't that a bitch?

Oh
Gotcha {x2}

Hey Bob, if U're out there, let me see U dance
U said U was funky
Come on {x2}

Ain't that a bitch? Bob

Come out with your hands up

I'll kick your ass

This is your last warning

U think I won't?

Oh no, the nigger's got a laser
Let's get the hell outta here

{Phone voice repeats "Operator, what city, please?" in high speed}

Is Mr. George home?
Hello, Mr. George?
This is your conscience, motherfucker
Why don't U leave motherfuckers alone?
What's wrong with U?
Well, why can't we just dance? Why can't we just dance?
No, fuck that, fuck that!
I don't talk about U, I don't talk about U
U little almond-shaped head ass
Who the fuck do U think this is?
I'll kick your ass… twice!

Bob, if U're out there, let me see U dance
U said U were funky
Come on

B-O-B, spell the shit backwards, what's it say?
Same motherfuckin' shit
Turn it out

Bob, ain't that a bitch?

© 1994 Controversy Music - ASCAP

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[Edited 9/10/10 6:17am]

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Reply #137 posted 09/04/10 6:04pm

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This is the era where I discovered Prince, I was only 3...but I LOVED Prince!!!!!!!!!! As a child, I just adored everything about him and the music. As an adult, I still adore him and have found I love other eras more, but this one will always be special. Prince was one sexy MF in his crazy fashion during this time. Only he could work those outfits and make em look that sexy. And the music is FANTASTIC!!

Prince is GORGEOUS. I'm inspired. GOD is GREAT. Is there anything else to say? lol
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Bob George

Girl, let me see U dance

New coat, huh? That's nice
Did U buy it? Yeah, right
U seein' that rich motherfucker again
U know who I'm talkin' about
That slicked back paddy with all the gold in his mouth
Don't got 2 play me 4 yesterday's fool
Cuz I'll slap your ass into the middle of next week
I'm sorry, baby, that's the rules
I pay the rent in this raggedy motherfucker
And all U do is suck up food and heat
Say what? Oh yeah
4 someone who can't stand them TV dinners
U sure eat enough of them motherfuckers

Who bought U that diamond ring? Yeah, right
Since when'd U have a job?
U seein' that rich motherfucker again
What's his name? Bob?
Bob, ain't that a bitch?
What's he do 4 a living? Manage rock stars?
Who? Prince?
Ain't that a bitch?
That skinny motherfucker with the high voice
Please, who do I look like, baby?
Yesterday's fool?
Don't U know I will kill U now?
U're fuckin' right, I got a gun
U think I don't?
Then what's this?
Oh, U quiet now, uh huh
Little? Yeah, right
It might be little but it's loud
Yeah, right, mm hmm

Now put that suitcase down and go in there
And put on that new wig I bought U
No no, no no, the reddish-brown one
Bob, ain't that a bitch?

Oh
Gotcha {x2}

Hey Bob, if U're out there, let me see U dance
U said U was funky
Come on {x2}

Ain't that a bitch? Bob

Come out with your hands up

I'll kick your ass

U think I won't?

Oh no, the nigger's got a laser
Let's get the hell outta here

{Phone voice repeats "Operator, what city, please?" in high speed}

Is Mr. George home?
Hello, Mr. George?
This is your conscience, motherfucker
Why don't U leave motherfuckers alone?
What's wrong with U?
Well, why can't we just dance? Why can't we just dance?
No, fuck that, fuck that!
I don't talk about U, I don't talk about U
U little almond-shaped head ass
Who the fuck do U think this is?
I'll kick your ass… twice!

Bob, if U're out there, let me see U dance
U said U were funky
Come on

B-O-B, spell the shit backwards, what's it say?
Same motherfuckin' shit
Turn it out

Bob, ain't that a bitch?

© 1994 Controversy Music - ASCAP

dancing jig The jam!

How can I stand 2 stay where I am? / Poor butterfly who don't understand.
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rehearsal: playing the Ladder

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#ALBUMSSTILLMATTER
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#ALBUMSSTILLMATTER
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Superfunkycalifragisexy

Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ...!
Ow!

If your body needs water, keep dancin'
Cuz U oughta keep the blood flowin' down 2 your feet
Brother Maurice'll be 'round in a minute
With a bucket filled in it - squirrel meat
The blood real good if U drink it real fast
But the aftertaste just lasts and lasts
So if U kiss somebody, U wanna party all night (Alright!)

Superfunkycalifragisexy, oh! Ahh! {x2}

See, if U do 2 much, your skin'll be sensitive 2 the touch
The first person that touch U, U wanna fuck
U take 'em 2 your crib and U tie 'em 2 a chair
And U make funny faces till they get real scared
Then U turn on the neon, then U play with yourself
Till U turn 'em on

Superfunkycalifragisexy, oh! Ahh! {x2}

This beat is on time
Refined and designed 2 make U do the do
Superfunkycalifragisexy

This chair goes round and round
I feel like a clown cuz I'm stripped down
It's all fun and games till the very next day
Till, damn, U don't remember my name
Maybe I'll see U next Thursday night
Maybe I won't, but that's alright
Cuz in my possession there's a signed confession that says
I was the best U'd ever had
2 bad (Ow!)

This beat is on time
Refined designed 2 make U do the do
Superfunkycalifragisexy, oh! Ahh! {x2}

Baby, keep the blood flowin' down 2 your feet
Brother Maurice'll be 'round in a minute

Superfunkycalifragisexy, uh
Superfunkycalifragisexy

This beat is on time
Refined and designed 2 make U do the do
Superfunkycalifragisexy

In 7 measures, I want somebody 2 scream

Superfunkycalifragisexy

If your body needs water, keep dancin'
Cuz U oughta keep the blood flowin' down 2 your feet
Brother Maurice'll be around in a minute
With a bucket filled in it - squirrel meat
If U can't beat 'em, join 'em
Slammin'!

This beat is on time
All of the time
So refined
Specially designed 2 make U do the do (2 make U do the do)
Super...

In 7 measures, I... I want somebody 2...

© 1994 Controversy Music - ASCAP

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Lovesexy Era Outtake

Cookie Jar
Recorded while on the US Lovesexy tour, this is Prince's unreleased version of a song originally recorded by Fuzzy Haskins on the rare album A Whole Nother Thang (1976) and later re-recorded by Parlet on Pleasure Principle (1978). Fuzzy and Parlet were both offshoots of George Clinton's Parliament / Funkadelic group. Like a great number of musical "exercises" Prince does in the studio, it was never considered for any album. Nevertheless, his version is brilliant tight funk with a prominent organ and a catchy chorus.

Cookie Jar

{"Jesus" & "Baby" sample in BG throughout}

Another life goes 2 the winner
Another soul goes 2 the dream
Another hell goes 2 the sinner
Don't give up no matter how tough it seems

Come and dig the power of somethin' above ya
It was there all along cuz it was made 2 love ya
It gave your flowers rain
Even though U won't play His game
U push it away but still it's pullin' 4 ya (I don't know)

CHORUS:
I don't know what He'll do witcha when He getcha
Put U in His cookie jar, save U 4 a rainy day
I don't know what He'll do witcha when He getcha
Put U in His cookie jar, save U 4 a rainy day

He might need U on the Eve Of Destruction
2 co-sign His order on that Judgment Day
Shout His name from the highest hill
The bigger the headache, the bigger the pill
Every purple mutha need 2 look His way
The funk is here 2 stay

CHORUS
(I don't know)

Another life goes 2 the winner
Another soul goes 2 the dream
Another hell goes 2 the sinner
Don't give up no matter how tough it seems

All in all, we got 2 come 2gether
And make a world that's 7 light-years better
Come on, don't be shy
So they're laughin' high
It's waiting 4 those who can storm the weather
Hey!

I don't know what He'll do witcha when He getcha

I don't know what He'll do witcha when He getcha
Put U in His cookie jar, save U 4 a rainy day (Save ya, save ya)

I say I don't know

(CHORUS)
Save ya, baby
Oh no, yeah
(CHORUS)
I... I... I... oh I
Save, save, save me baby

I... I...
I... I... I don't know what He'll do witcha
I... I...
I... I... I... I... I don't know what He'll do witcha when He getcha
Put U in His cookie jar, save U 4 a rainy day
Baby

I...
Save me now, baby, no!
(CHORUS)
Baby

CHORUS
(Save me baby, save me baby)

I don't know what He'll do witcha when He getcha {x2}
(I don't know, I.. I..)
I don't know what He'll do witcha when He getcha
Put U in His cookie jar, save U 4 a rainy day {fade out}

#ALBUMSSTILLMATTER
That's what U want, TRANSCENDENCE. When that happens, O Boy -Prince 2015
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#IDEFINEME
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Reply #147 posted 09/11/10 4:28am

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So, I really tried to make Lovesexy grow on me, but it didn't work. sad "Anna Stesia" is the only truly great song on it ("Glam Slam" & "I Wish You Heaven" are decent) and that's not enough. "Positivity" is ruined by going on for way too long. I keep thinking the great music of "Alphabet St." was wasted on a nonsense "song" that doesn't go anywhere and lyrically it's as complex as all the 2000s Prince songs that get bashed here.

I just don't understand why it's often treated as the "last great Prince album" or when a new Prince project is hyped then it's "best since Lovesexy!". He had so many great songs since then it's not even funny. Obviously it's better than Batman, Graffiti Bridge or Come but that's hardly an achievement. Don't get it either that everyone knows it was a quick replacement album and for once the excuse of "rushed" and "not his vision" could be valid. Not to mention the naked cover stunt after such great artworks as ATWIAD or SOTT...

The tour is absolutely amazing though, such a huge contrast to the actual album. OK I just wanted to get this out of me, of course still kudos to OldFriends4Sale for all the info and the pictures! smile

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Reply #148 posted 09/11/10 5:06am

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LiveToTell86 said:

So, I really tried to make Lovesexy grow on me, but it didn't work. sad "Anna Stesia" is the only truly great song on it ("Glam Slam" & "I Wish You Heaven" are decent) and that's not enough. "Positivity" is ruined by going on for way too long. I keep thinking the great music of "Alphabet St." was wasted on a nonsense "song" that doesn't go anywhere and lyrically it's as complex as all the 2000s Prince songs that get bashed here.

I just don't understand why it's often treated as the "last great Prince album" or when a new Prince project is hyped then it's "best since Lovesexy!". He had so many great songs since then it's not even funny. Obviously it's better than Batman, Graffiti Bridge or Come but that's hardly an achievement. Don't get it either that everyone knows it was a quick replacement album and for once the excuse of "rushed" and "not his vision" could be valid. Not to mention the naked cover stunt after such great artworks as ATWIAD or SOTT...

The tour is absolutely amazing though, such a huge contrast to the actual album. OK I just wanted to get this out of me, of course still kudos to OldFriends4Sale for all the info and the pictures! smile

I think a lot of people actually are talking about the last great Prince era vs album, there putting the whole thing: the tour the aftershows the look etc together. It was an exciting era.

But I confess I don't listen to this album as much as any of the others previously. That New Power Sound was definately new compared to the intricate sounds of the SOTT music which in my opinion had a combination of COntroversy - Parade/DreamFactory

When I do listen to Lovesexy, I tend to include outtakes, b sides/long versions, Madhouse & and some small club/live numbers

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That's what U want, TRANSCENDENCE. When that happens, O Boy -Prince 2015
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#IDEFINEME
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Reply #149 posted 09/11/10 5:33am

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OldFriends4Sale said:

I think a lot of people actually are talking about the last great Prince era vs album, there putting the whole thing: the tour the aftershows the look etc together. It was an exciting era.

Oh that is different of course, I'm sure it was great to live it through and arguably it was his last "proper" era in several aspects (not in terms commercial success though). But when you're comparing it to a newer album, you're only supposed to compare it to the 9 songs of Lovesexy. For example if you're saying Lovesexy is better than Planet Earth, it's unfair to include Lovesexy Tour and say how much those live performances were better than the O2 residency, or how back then Prince still bothered to film videos. Those are separate stuff from the music itself. I still recall comments about Lovesexy being his last "AMAZING" album and that's only supposed to refer to the music. And I just don't get how this music became the benchmark of what he's supposed to achieve to be called "great" again.

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