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Reply #90 posted 02/27/17 2:55pm

214

bonatoc said:

214 said:

I'm kidding i fucking love that song, both the album version and a little more the unreleased one.


Man you fooled me.

Not to mention the stellar, legendary jams : the 1984 Birthday Show,
and the 1985 Miami soundcheck.

"Worst song", what an old, lame thread.
I'm outta here.

I'm not a man.

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Reply #91 posted 02/28/17 8:55am

bonatoc

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214 said:

bonatoc said:


Man you fooled me.

Not to mention the stellar, legendary jams : the 1984 Birthday Show,
and the 1985 Miami soundcheck.

"Worst song", what an old, lame thread.
I'm outta here.

I'm not a man.


I'm not a woman.

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
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 #92 posted 02/28/17 8:57am

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Are we something that we'll never understand?

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
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 #93 posted 02/28/17 12:37pm

214

bonatoc said:

Are we something that we'll never understand?

You're just a sinner I am told.

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Reply #94 posted 03/01/17 12:41am

Rebeljuice

Whilst I think P&G is shit, at least he didnt put it on an album. I can almost see what he was trying to achieve with that song - create a song for the fans to bellow out during a game. A bit like "Youre shit, and you know you are" which often reverberates from the crowd at an English football match. P&G is indeed shit, and it knows it is.


But for a really shit, non album song, I would have to say the worst is Fallinlove2nite. That is nails on a chalk board right there.

The real awful songs though are the ones he deemed good enough for an album. Jughead and Live4Love (on the same album!) are really shit. Breakfast can wait? Fuck that shit. Arms of Orion, another poop on the doorstep of art. Grafitti Bridge... oh dear. And several from Emmanicipation... The Sun, Moon and Stars - The Sun, Moon and my arse more like. And what is with that song Purple Rain?








.... Ok, just kidding on the last one.

[Edited 3/1/17 0:42am]

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Reply #95 posted 03/01/17 3:59am

purplerabbitho
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Purple and Gold,,,yep.

But also HOt Summer...OMG, that song is bad.

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Reply #96 posted 03/01/17 9:06am

Rev

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MattyJam said:

Rev said:

3 Chains of Gold - Maybe on that day Prince should have rested instead. 'not enough cream for his coffee.. neutral


I love 3 Chains O Gold!

"It's ok, I'll still love you"

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Reply #97 posted 03/01/17 1:31pm

Rev

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NoOneReally said:

Okay. I don't care what anyone says...

.

I love 'Tamborine'.

.

cool

ME TOO cool

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Reply #98 posted 03/01/17 1:58pm

214

Rev said:

NoOneReally said:

Okay. I don't care what anyone says...

.

I love 'Tamborine'.

.

cool

ME TOO cool

Yo también.

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Reply #99 posted 03/01/17 2:58pm

klick2me

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200 Ballons
klick
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Reply #100 posted 03/02/17 3:15am

bonatoc

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klick2me said:

200 Ballons


Like "Call The Law", starts kinda lame, but then it grows.
It has great ideas. Not the "worst" by far.
Check the nineties outtakes...
Some very bad wannabe hip-hop in there...

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
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 #101 posted 03/02/17 4:45am

mmart2008

Graffiti Bridge ! sickly

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Reply #102 posted 03/03/17 4:29am

bonatoc

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mmart2008 said:

Graffiti Bridge ! sickly


Naaah, like "The Arms Of Orion", that's not sappy, that's genius sappy.
You'll find yourself singing along the final "ah-ah-ahhhh"s one of these days.

Lyrically, we're a step down from the Lovesexy days:
"Graffiti Bridge"'s spirituality doesn't leave much room to interpretation.
Its duality is too obvious — the Kid is a weirdo who slaps his girl and thinks briefly about hanging himself, that's what make Purple Rain so compelling — whereas Spooky Electric, Glam Slam, Anna Stesia, Prince doing MJ reciting the alphabet, race cars driving upon one's pants, 7 and 11, 2 and 4, all of it is cryptic enough to embark you on a real journey.
Like a book, images and visions come to you.

Have some superdiva à la Whitney sing "Graffiti Bridge" with totally new lyrics, produce it with the latest audio trends, and you have an incredible #1 melody, GB's melody kicks ass.
It's a broadway finale. Maybe GB would have been better on Broadway, live.
But it takes itself a tad too seriously, and give absurd and laughable results,
Prince on "Tick Tick Bang" is really Prince high on himself,
which is interesting to watch, for the will he puts into it.
GB is too crypto-gay for me: the leather, the Dirty Mind revisited-by-capitalism-stardom look, Aura played by the worst actor ever put on screen, it's not helping.
It's a depressing album: "Dear Dad, the post-stardom days are a tough thing to go through, I think I'm going' nuts" is maybe the bleakiest album intro ever by P.

GB is badly produced: wash away the Hall Reverb drowning "Still Would Stand All Time", it sounds like a giant bathroom. Put back on, the original, gritty, über-dirty, distorted version of "Joy In Repetition", the one with the Linn delayed toms intro — as it is, with the slight tape hiss.
The needle has to go in the red towards the end, the same trick some don't get in the finale of "The Breakdown", they don't get distorsion, even digital (less pleasant to the ear) can serve an intention.

This JIR version sends all guitarists to Kingdom Come, when the two guitars blend together it's par with the "I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man" slow bridge, it's music at its finest, with Prince going all Wally-like over it: "Why don't U love me?"

In general, any song reproduceable on a single instrument while keeping its interest, whatever the arrangement, means it's a fine composition.
Whether thou likest it or not is an entirely different matter.

[Edited 3/3/17 5:01am]

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
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 #103 posted 03/03/17 5:42am

DaveT

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I distinctly remember listening to The Gold Experience for the first time, loving the album, then getting to Dolphin and thinking 'what the hell is this sh*t?' I think it was the lyrics more than the melody.

There's a few songs I skip on the latter albums so won't list them all here. Everyday Is A Winding Road was utter dog-toffee.

Looking back at some of the early 90s stuff, there's a few tracks with 'rapping' on that I can't listen to these days ... Jughead and Push from Diamonds and Pearls both come to mind.

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Reply #104 posted 03/03/17 9:15am

dance4me3121

bonatoc said:



mmart2008 said:


Graffiti Bridge ! sickly




Naaah, like "The Arms Of Orion", that's not sappy, that's genius sappy.
You'll find yourself singing along the final "ah-ah-ahhhh"s one of these days.

Lyrically, we're a step down from the Lovesexy days:
"Graffiti Bridge"'s spirituality doesn't leave much room to interpretation.
Its duality is too obvious — the Kid is a weirdo who slaps his girl and thinks briefly about hanging himself, that's what make Purple Rain so compelling — whereas Spooky Electric, Glam Slam, Anna Stesia, Prince doing MJ reciting the alphabet, race cars driving upon one's pants, 7 and 11, 2 and 4, all of it is cryptic enough to embark you on a real journey.
Like a book, images and visions come to you.

Have some superdiva à la Whitney sing "Graffiti Bridge" with totally new lyrics, produce it with the latest audio trends, and you have an incredible #1 melody, GB's melody kicks ass.
It's a broadway finale. Maybe GB would have been better on Broadway, live.
But it takes itself a tad too seriously, and give absurd and laughable results,
Prince on "Tick Tick Bang" is really Prince high on himself,
which is interesting to watch, for the will he puts into it.
GB is too crypto-gay for me: the leather, the Dirty Mind revisited-by-capitalism-stardom look, Aura played by the worst actor ever put on screen, it's not helping.
It's a depressing album: "Dear Dad, the post-stardom days are a tough thing to go through, I think I'm going' nuts" is maybe the bleakiest album intro ever by P.

GB is badly produced: wash away the Hall Reverb drowning "Still Would Stand All Time", it sounds like a giant bathroom. Put back on, the original, gritty, über-dirty, distorted version of "Joy In Repetition", the one with the Linn delayed toms intro — as it is, with the slight tape hiss.
The needle has to go in the red towards the end, the same trick some don't get in the finale of "The Breakdown", they don't get distorsion, even digital (less pleasant to the ear) can serve an intention.

This JIR version sends all guitarists to Kingdom Come, when the two guitars blend together it's par with the "I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man" slow bridge, it's music at its finest, with Prince going all Wally-like over it: "Why don't U love me?"

In general, any song reproduceable on a single instrument while keeping its interest, whatever the arrangement, means it's a fine composition.
Whether thou likest it or not is an entirely different matter.




[Edited 3/3/17 5:01am]



What do you mean?
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Reply #105 posted 03/03/17 10:34am

26ten

purpleshadow said:

LBrent said:

As much as I hate to admit it, it's true.

TAMBOURINE is the song that grates on my ears and nerves when it plays out of nowhere.

confused

Now it's playing in my head...Gah!

sad

it's one of his funkiest songs to me lol

Me too - total masterpiece imo - it's like the demented cousin to Kiss. I could see it playing during a riot haha

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Reply #106 posted 03/03/17 10:36am

26ten

klick2me said:

Some of u ppl are on drugs. I could never get in to Dead On It. I still miss Prince.

!! agreed for sure- had forgotten about that one

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Reply #107 posted 03/03/17 5:10pm

bonatoc

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26ten said:

purpleshadow said:

it's one of his funkiest songs to me lol

Me too - total masterpiece imo - it's like the demented cousin to Kiss. I could see it playing during a riot haha


Spot on.

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
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 #108 posted 03/04/17 9:19am

AnnaSantana

Work that Fat.

THREAD OVER.!!!!! lol

finger DONALD TRUMP
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Reply #109 posted 03/04/17 7:03pm

LBrent

26ten said:

purpleshadow said:

it's one of his funkiest songs to me lol

Me too - total masterpiece imo - it's like the demented cousin to Kiss. I could see it playing during a riot haha

I've tried to like it for years, but I guess I'm not hearing what y'all are hearing. Lol

confused lol wink

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Reply #110 posted 03/04/17 10:43pm

dance4me3121

AnnaSantana said:

Work that Fat.



THREAD OVER.!!!!! lol



Work that fat is pretty good.I find it funny and its meant to be a funny song
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Reply #111 posted 03/31/17 11:04am

leecaldon

dance4me3121 said:

AnnaSantana said:

Work that Fat.

THREAD OVER.!!!!! lol

Work that fat is pretty good.I find it funny and its meant to be a funny song

It was one of the first boots I found on Napster back in the day, and really liked it.

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Reply #112 posted 03/31/17 11:14am

clarityman

dance4me3121 said:

I think its safe to say that "Purple & Gold" is the worst Prince song ever.Out of hundreds of his songs I've heard,I think there are maybe 5 songs that I didn't like.That shows how much I love his music .What were your thoughts when you first heard "Purple & Gold"? Did u think Prince had lost his touch? I've heard some say that Prince made this song as a joke but I'm not sure.
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Blue Light ..... cringe worthy
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Reply #113 posted 04/01/17 6:06am

Laydown

For_me_personally_my_least_favourite_song_by_prince_is_God.It_doesnt_do_the_title_justice,although_the_instrumental_version_is_quite_good.

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Reply #114 posted 04/01/17 6:10am

Laydown

Poplife88 said:

Graffiti Bridge...unlistenable.

one_of_my_fav_albums_of_all_time.Its_the_kind_of_album_that_grabs_the_listener_or_it_doesnt

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Reply #115 posted 04/01/17 7:37am

mushmackalenta

Poplife88 said:

Graffiti Bridge...unlistenable.




I really like Graffiti Bridge, however I do understand why others find it kinda cheesy.

My vote would go to Be My Mirror.

If only considering released songs I would pick There is lonely.
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Reply #116 posted 04/01/17 7:43am

MD431Madcat

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if you cant get down with -

"Negros from Brooklyn play the bass pretty good
But the ones from Minneapolis play it like it oughta should"

I have to seriously question your Prince-fan/Funk-nitude levels! lol

Read more: Prince - Dead On It Lyric...etroLyrics "

klick2me said:

Some of u ppl are on drugs. I could never get in to Dead On It. I still miss Prince.

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Reply #117 posted 04/01/17 8:20am

deangela

Hands down for me... The Arms of Orion! Just can't take it.

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Reply #118 posted 04/01/17 9:04am

CuddlyBear

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Has no one said Animal Kingdom yet? WTF!?!?!?!

Christopher damn!
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Reply #119 posted 04/01/17 9:08am

luxuryyaht

Yound and Breautiful from One Night Alone.

Double Peace
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