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Thread started 09/29/14 12:49pm

totheteeth

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BOYTROUBLE appreciation

I almost feel like I shouldn't like this song. I mean ... it's a little silly, right?

Then why does it Funk so hard? It reminds me of something he would have written for Vanity 6. Replace the (kick ass) guitar lick with a synth lick. The live drums with the Linn. Put it out in 1982. Funk.

And the solo? Say what?!?! Too good.

I've gone back to the track a few times. Dig. It.

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Reply #1 posted 09/29/14 1:06pm

lwr001

totheteeth said:

I almost feel like I shouldn't like this song. I mean ... it's a little silly, right?

Then why does it Funk so hard? It reminds me of something he would have written for Vanity 6. Replace the (kick ass) guitar lick with a synth lick. The live drums with the Linn. Put it out in 1982. Funk.

And the solo? Say what?!?! Too good.

I've gone back to the track a few times. Dig. It.

same here.that bass though

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Reply #2 posted 09/29/14 1:22pm

Romeoblu

The bass rules on both albums, but especially on Plectrum.
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Reply #3 posted 09/29/14 2:10pm

khelm9

If there was no singing it would rock. The lyrics and vocals render it unlistenable.

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Reply #4 posted 09/29/14 2:17pm

Noodled24

It's a great little track. Just sounds a bit out of place on the album. Has anyone worked out the gibberish yet? There are words in there somewhere.
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Reply #5 posted 09/29/14 11:03pm

lezama

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Dat bass tho!! Ida rocks the hell out of that song.

Change it one more time..
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Reply #6 posted 09/29/14 11:11pm

ufoclub

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This track is actually quite like classic Prince pop/funk b-side type stuff in attitude and groove. I think it's really good.

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Reply #7 posted 09/29/14 11:13pm

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khelm9 said:

If there was no singing it would rock. The lyrics and vocals render it unlistenable.


My thoughts exactly. Musicly it reminds me of Madhouse which is a good thing smile
But the rap, vocals, chorus disbelief I cant handle it, I would rather listen to a Carmen Electra track lol
I actually had this song last on my playlist yesterday and once it came on i just turned it off

Cant believe my purple psychedelic pimp slap pimp2

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I will take my place, In the great below
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Reply #8 posted 09/29/14 11:39pm

1725topp

Yes! Nice groove.

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Reply #9 posted 09/29/14 11:47pm

funkaholic1972

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ufoclub said:

This track is actually quite like classic Prince pop/funk b-side type stuff in attitude and groove. I think it's really good.

I like it too for the same reasons, the vocals are a bit silly but that groove is very funky!

RIP Prince: thank U 4 a funky Time!
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Reply #10 posted 09/30/14 12:38am

Ymaginatif

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This song is (one of the many) why I love Prince cool

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Reply #11 posted 09/30/14 1:01am

dgil72

funkaholic1972 said:

ufoclub said:

This track is actually quite like classic Prince pop/funk b-side type stuff in attitude and groove. I think it's really good.

I like it too for the same reasons, the vocals are a bit silly but that groove is very funky!

yeahthat

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Reply #12 posted 09/30/14 1:37am

Elle85n09

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dgil72 said:

funkaholic1972 said:

I like it too for the same reasons, the vocals are a bit silly but that groove is very funky!

yeahthat

yeahthat

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Reply #13 posted 09/30/14 4:41am

robertgeorgeak
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One of the better tracks on Plectrum...it has a cool, Princey groove and quirky Princess Superstar-like vocals.
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Reply #14 posted 09/30/14 6:03am

egansmind

I like it quite a lot but seems to have had some bad reviews on here

Its fresh and funky

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Reply #15 posted 09/30/14 9:49am

Bingefeller

I love this track too! The rap vocals, the funky guitar, bass and groovin' drums. Love the chorus too. Great stuff.

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Reply #16 posted 09/30/14 9:50am

Genesia

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khelm9 said:

If there was no singing it would rock. The lyrics and vocals render it unlistenable.


This.

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Reply #17 posted 09/30/14 12:44pm

RudeNephew

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Classic P, would have been perfect on the Vanity6 album.

I dig it

Get Wild!
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Reply #18 posted 09/30/14 1:49pm

ufoclub

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RudeNephew said:

Classic P, would have been perfect on the Vanity6 album.

I dig it

Yes!

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Reply #19 posted 10/01/14 2:01pm

mightycow

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This track's on the good side of silly.

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Reply #20 posted 10/25/14 8:51am

Giovanni777

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Love this cut, a cross between Madhouse and Vanity 6. The vocals work fantastically on this. True.

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Reply #21 posted 10/25/14 8:57am

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Like it! Very fun vibe on Boytrouble!
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Reply #22 posted 10/25/14 11:47am

luvsexy4all

joke thread ..right?

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Reply #23 posted 10/25/14 11:55am

funksterr

Yep, reminds me of the Vanity 6 days too. Can't say that I love it, but as a Prince fan, I feel like it's ok.

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Reply #24 posted 10/25/14 3:59pm

aalloca

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this came up on my shuffle just now.

embarassing to 100000th degree dog shit

Music is the best...
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Reply #25 posted 10/25/14 4:53pm

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Giovanni777 said:

Love this cut, a cross between Madhouse and Vanity 6. The vocals work fantastically on this. True.


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Reply #26 posted 10/25/14 10:25pm

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One of the one's I don't skip. I love the play on rap, not having to say much and sound good.

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Reply #27 posted 10/25/14 10:34pm

Adorecream

I really love that bass, because without it, this song is in the Mr Happy/Jughead, we gets up and Graffiti Bridge level (1/10).

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With bass its elevated to the Arrogance/The Flow/Everybody loves me/ Solo level lol (2/10).

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Seriously I agree with the Peach and Black crew, this is a filler track and a bad one, think of all the better songs that could have gone on like Screwdriver, Da Bourgeoisie, Fall in love 2 nite or liveoutloud.

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Reply #28 posted 10/26/14 7:14am

kindofblue

For me this is the best use of guest rapper in a prince recording EVER!

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