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Reply #60 posted 05/21/19 10:09am

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Pheromone

L is 4 lust
O is 4 obsession
V is 4 the vast way U
Envelop my soul
This is crazy, this is crazy
But I could die from the pheromone

I can see the castle, I can see the throne
I can see the beloved and she's not alone
But it's cool like that cuz I'll be diggin' her just the same
I can see the curtain wrestled from the wall
I can see the hands tied, I can see it all
He pulls a gat - this is how they play the game
And I'm 'round the back cuz curiosity, it knows no shame

CHORUS:
Pheromone rush over me like an ocean
Pheromone controllin' my every motion
Pheromone - I'm helpless as a pet
Pheromone - when your body's wet {echoed}

I can feel the tension through the crack in the door
He begs 4 love while she's disgusted more
And I'm on fire cuz I never seen her nude before
I wanna save her (Save her!), I want 2 watch (Watch)
All my vital signs go up a couple of notches
When he unties her and she runs 2 the open door
He trips and grinds her right there all on the floor
She's so close I can touch her (Touch her)

CHORUS

Her eyes are closed but there's no penetration
He just makes her point the pistol 2 his nose while he masturbates
And I see a tear headed down towards her smile
What happens next, it all depends upon your style
(Oh, this is crazy baby!)

CHORUS
(Pheromone) {x3}

Pheromone rush over me like an ocean
Pheromone controllin' my every motion
I don't really wanna go crazy but I'm helpless as a pet
When I see your naked body sweat (Pheromone)
When I see your naked body sweat (Pheromone)
When I see your naked body sweat (body sweat, body sweat)

Pheromone - But I'm helpless as a pet (Pheromone)
When I see your naked...
Baby, when your body's wet

Pheromone {x4}

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence
I will make you cyber shit in your pants!
What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
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Reply #61 posted 05/21/19 10:56am

violetcrush

^^^ A very intense song. Any guesses as to the woman who inspired this one? eek
*
He thanks “voyeurism” on the D & P album smile
[Edited 5/21/19 11:03am]
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Reply #62 posted 05/21/19 11:47am

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violetcrush said:

^^^ A very intense song. Any guesses as to the woman who inspired this one? eek
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He thanks “voyeurism” on the D & P album smile
[Edited 5/21/19 11:03am]


I have read Carmen Electra inspired it but who knows.
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Reply #63 posted 05/21/19 12:10pm

violetcrush

Krystalkisses said:

violetcrush said:

^^^ A very intense song. Any guesses as to the woman who inspired this one? eek
*
He thanks “voyeurism” on the D & P album smile
[Edited 5/21/19 11:03am]


I have read Carmen Electra inspired it but who knows.

That would be my guess as well. He has stated that another covertly sexual song was inspired by “Carmen Elektra and Crazy Horse”. It may have actually been Pheromone. I’ll have to find that Q and A. Wondering if she worked there as well. I would imagine all kinds of kinky stuff went on there.
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Reply #64 posted 05/21/19 12:22pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:



Warfare


chapt 14


Possessed: the Rise & Fall of Prince


p 198-199


Whether he read such commentaries is unknown, but Prince seemed determined to redefine himself and ot put the disappointements and frustrations of the last few years behind him. In public appearances, he kept emphasizing the Prince was dead. The Gold Experience - parts of which appeared on the Internet, placed there by fans who acquired the material on the bootleg market - contained segues between songs with spoken messages like "Prince esta muerta." Then, in a December 1994 appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, he made the point even more explicit - after playing the unreleased Dolphin (a song about reincarnation) from the Gold Experience, he feigned his own death and was carried offstage.



But while the clear intent of Prince's various stunts was to foment outrage about Warners' treatment of him, the public response was bemusement, to the extent that anyone cared at all. His grievances, rather than being part of any larger movement for artists' rights, were transparently personal. In fact, the more meritorious parts of his campaign against Warners and the major label system - such as that artists received far too small a portion of their profits (generally less than fifteen percent) - were lost amidst his grandiose actions.



Come, released in August 1994, hammered the "Prince is dead" message home one more time. The black-and-white cover showed him outside the gates of what appears to be a cemetery (actually La Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona, Spain). Below the word "Prince" are the dates "1958-1993)," serving as a tombstone inscription.



Surely one of the few albums in pop history to have been intentionally fashioned as a mediocre project, Come was, unsurprisingly, a commercial failure. It sold 345,000 copies in the United States - the worst performance of his career to date - and reached only No. 15 on the Billboard Pop Chart. Neither Prince nor Warner Bros. did much to promote the record; it was, quite simply, contract filler.



Although Prince seemily expected the public to understand that he had not truly sanctioned the release of Come and instead wasnted it to have the Gold Experience, there distinctions were not nearly as widely appreciated as he thought. Instead, a great many fans simply found in the album another indication of his creative decline. "What concerned me was that he didn't understand what he was doing to his own career because of the feud with Warners," Badeaux observed. Added drummer Bland, "It was a collection of lackluster songs with dated production. I felt we were cheating the fans."



Except 'Come' was not an intentionally mediocre project and included quality songs included on various configurations for a few years, including 'The Beautiful Experience' tv special and Glam Slam Ulysses (both credited to symbol).

The 'Possessed' book however, is definitely unintentionally mediocre. And highly biased. One of the worst Prince biographies ever published.


Agree.
I've never believed the theory about Come being a deliberate 'mediocre' album. Even if it was 'contract filler' it doesn't detract from the songs.
.
Yes, he could have given WB a couple of stronger tracks for it but still almost every song on it he either played live or made a video for, so it was not an album full of unwanted outtakes
.
Plus as OT says he showcased a lot of the songs in The Beautiful Experience movie amongst other 'new experiences'
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Reply #65 posted 05/21/19 12:40pm

jfenster

violetcrush said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

I think he changed a lot from these pics which are ‘92-‘93, and ‘94-‘95. The fight with WB really ramped up by ‘94, and most of his interviews were spent ranting and/or trying to explain why he changed to the symbol, which didn’t happen until June of ‘93. The press/media were mocking and slamming him - even Letterman made fun of his performance of Dolphin (Mayte’s streamer dancing as an Angel and him acting out being shot, killed and dragged off stage), so his music was overshadowed by all of the other stuff going on. * Edit: OF4S missed your post with excerpt from Possessed before I wrote this! Funny that it mentions the David Letterman performance. [Edited 5/21/19 7:01am]

u can see his junk in these pics...

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Reply #66 posted 05/21/19 12:55pm

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jfenster said:



violetcrush said:


OldFriends4Sale said:















I think he changed a lot from these pics which are ‘92-‘93, and ‘94-‘95. The fight with WB really ramped up by ‘94, and most of his interviews were spent ranting and/or trying to explain why he changed to the symbol, which didn’t happen until June of ‘93. The press/media were mocking and slamming him - even Letterman made fun of his performance of Dolphin (Mayte’s streamer dancing as an Angel and him acting out being shot, killed and dragged off stage), so his music was overshadowed by all of the other stuff going on. * Edit: OF4S missed your post with excerpt from Possessed before I wrote this! Funny that it mentions the David Letterman performance. [Edited 5/21/19 7:01am]

u can see his junk in these pics...



My roommate next to me says "it's got to be fake" lol lol
[Edited 5/21/19 12:56pm]
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Reply #67 posted 05/21/19 2:17pm

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#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence
I will make you cyber shit in your pants!
What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In
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Reply #68 posted 05/21/19 2:48pm

violetcrush

Wolfie87 said:

jfenster said:



violetcrush said:


OldFriends4Sale said:















I think he changed a lot from these pics which are ‘92-‘93, and ‘94-‘95. The fight with WB really ramped up by ‘94, and most of his interviews were spent ranting and/or trying to explain why he changed to the symbol, which didn’t happen until June of ‘93. The press/media were mocking and slamming him - even Letterman made fun of his performance of Dolphin (Mayte’s streamer dancing as an Angel and him acting out being shot, killed and dragged off stage), so his music was overshadowed by all of the other stuff going on. * Edit: OF4S missed your post with excerpt from Possessed before I wrote this! Funny that it mentions the David Letterman performance. [Edited 5/21/19 7:01am]

u can see his junk in these pics...



My roommate next to me says "it's got to be fake" lol lol
[Edited 5/21/19 12:56pm]

You should show your friend some of the pics of him during the Parade tour - serious bulging going on with those tight Lycra pants biggrin
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Did you set her straight that it’s not fake?!! Multiple sources have it at 7-71/2 inches, including Prince himself in one of the Vanity 6 songs smile
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Reply #69 posted 05/21/19 2:52pm

violetcrush

dodger said:

OperatingThetan said:



Except 'Come' was not an intentionally mediocre project and included quality songs included on various configurations for a few years, including 'The Beautiful Experience' tv special and Glam Slam Ulysses (both credited to symbol).

The 'Possessed' book however, is definitely unintentionally mediocre. And highly biased. One of the worst Prince biographies ever published.


Agree.
I've never believed the theory about Come being a deliberate 'mediocre' album. Even if it was 'contract filler' it doesn't detract from the songs.
.
Yes, he could have given WB a couple of stronger tracks for it but still almost every song on it he either played live or made a video for, so it was not an album full of unwanted outtakes
.
Plus as OT says he showcased a lot of the songs in The Beautiful Experience movie amongst other 'new experiences'

I don’t think that many thought he made the Come album as a throwaway or deliberately mediocre. Chaos and Disorder, on the other hand, I don't think he cared too much about. I do love Dinner with Delores and Zannalee though.
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Reply #70 posted 05/23/19 5:36am

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LOOSE

Hey whoop it up y'all
One-two-three-four!
One-two-three-four! One-two-three-four!

Everybody wants to know what's wrong with you
(Loose!) They see you actin' like a crazy fool
(Loose!) When the music hits you don't know what to do
Push your way up to the front and shake your motherfuckin' 'do
Loose!

Fuckin' 'do Loose! (Loose!)

Bangin' gangs, slangin' wangs and rock
(Loose!) Won't gain you nothin' but an angry cop
(Loose!) Get your education first then buy a pair of shoes
Push your way up to the front and shake your motherfuckin' 'do
Loose!

How the hell you gonna tell me what to do?
(Loose!) I...

How the hell you gonna tell me what to do?
(Loose!) I got the clothes, I got the bank and the crew
(Loose!) If you look real close, I even got your garden tool
Push your way up to the front and shake your motherfuckin' 'do
Loose!

C'mon everybody
Loose! (Loose!)

Tommy and Sonny

Turn around

Turn around again
Turn around again
On the one
(Loose!)

Cool

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence
I will make you cyber shit in your pants!
What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
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Reply #71 posted 05/23/19 9:23am

jfenster

violetcrush said:

dodger said:
Agree. I've never believed the theory about Come being a deliberate 'mediocre' album. Even if it was 'contract filler' it doesn't detract from the songs. . Yes, he could have given WB a couple of stronger tracks for it but still almost every song on it he either played live or made a video for, so it was not an album full of unwanted outtakes . Plus as OT says he showcased a lot of the songs in The Beautiful Experience movie amongst other 'new experiences'
I don’t think that many thought he made the Come album as a throwaway or deliberately mediocre. Chaos and Disorder, on the other hand, I don't think he cared too much about. I do love Dinner with Delores and Zannalee though.

theres no such thing as a Prince throwaway album or lacking because of a contractual agreement...utter blasphemy

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Reply #72 posted 05/24/19 7:40am

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Krystalkisses said:



I have read Carmen Electra inspired it but who knows.

That would be my guess as well. He has stated that another covertly sexual song was inspired by “Carmen Elektra and Crazy Horse”. It may have actually been Pheromone. I’ll have to find that Q and A. Wondering if she worked there as well. I would imagine all kinds of kinky stuff went on there.


Was the dancer Geneva a dancer at the Crazy Horse? I saw one of her performances on Facebook and it was a really sexy routine , way sexier than typical burlesque. It was awesome.

I am actually surprised Prince let Mayte dance so sexy onstage...she did do common stripper moves. It didn't bother me at the time because I had a fascination with strippers when I was a teenager...i was envious and fascinated by all the attention Mayte received onstage.

I felt like in the 90s pop culture was becoming more porn-ified but also I think Prince's times in his career were a true reflection of the life he was leading at the time, (or wanted to lead) part of why he held my attention as an artist was because of his authenticity, like he really did share with us fans what he was into and on his mind , his life was an incredible journey.
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Reply #73 posted 05/24/19 8:13am

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jfenster said:

violetcrush said:

dodger said: I don’t think that many thought he made the Come album as a throwaway or deliberately mediocre. Chaos and Disorder, on the other hand, I don't think he cared too much about. I do love Dinner with Delores and Zannalee though.

theres no such thing as a Prince throwaway album or lacking because of a contractual agreement...utter blasphemy

But isn't that why Come was put out? and the Black album(1994)?

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence
I will make you cyber shit in your pants!
What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
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Reply #74 posted 05/24/19 9:13am

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Wolfie87 said:
My roommate next to me says "it's got to be fake" lol lol [Edited 5/21/19 12:56pm]
You should show your friend some of the pics of him during the Parade tour - serious bulging going on with those tight Lycra pants biggrin * Did you set her straight that it’s not fake?!! Multiple sources have it at 7-71/2 inches, including Prince himself in one of the Vanity 6 songs smile

Because it's well known guys never brag about their seize lol

When it says 7 inches in a song its probably 5

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Reply #75 posted 05/24/19 9:27am

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I can never get tired of Space....

Guaranteed to put me in a good mood...

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Reply #76 posted 05/24/19 9:44am

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This era was THE low point of being fan for me.

I was very disappointed with the Symbol album...really only liking 7 & and God Created Woman. I thought the name change was ridiculous. I ignored the tour.

Come was the first album since 1999 that I didn't buy a Prince album on the day of it's release...I didnt even know it was out.

I remember I went to the wreka stow looking for the Black Album after a friend said he thought it was finally officially released, and initially thought Come was a bootleg. I did pick it up that day, listened to it once and was unimpressed.

Then, at some point in the summer of 95 a friend gave me a tape of Gold Experience songs and all was forgiven...I wore that tape out! I was a little disappointed when it was finally released as he changed the some of the songs a little and added too much production (Endorphinmachine!), but I still loved it and its still the highlight of the 90s imo.

Over the years I gave Come another chance and I now love most songs on Come except that ridiculously long title track and Solo. Space is briiliant. I never really warmed up to Symbol...although Blue Light and Sexy MF def grew on me.

We're gonna need a bigger boat
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Reply #77 posted 05/24/19 12:32pm

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#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence
I will make you cyber shit in your pants!
What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
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Reply #78 posted 05/24/19 1:13pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:

jfenster said:

theres no such thing as a Prince throwaway album or lacking because of a contractual agreement...utter blasphemy

But isn't that why Come was put out? and the Black album(1994)?

u misunderstand....just cause theys labeled as such..doesnt mean theys less quality to me

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Reply #79 posted 05/24/19 8:03pm

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jfenster said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

But isn't that why Come was put out? and the Black album(1994)?

u misunderstand....just cause theys labeled as such..doesnt mean theys less quality to me

No, I understand. I'm not talking about how you see it but what Prince's intent for releasing the album/songs. Black album is a little different. But in 1994 he did release it not as quality, he cared nothing for the album.

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence
I will make you cyber shit in your pants!
What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
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Reply #80 posted 06/01/19 11:23am

TheKid94

Come (along with Love Symbol) are my two favorite Prince releases of the 90's. Love Symbol has an organic and full sound that really comes to life in it's composition.

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Come on the other hand is dark, cold and very explicit. My mom bought me this cd from a garage sale in 2010 when I was about 15. I was in the middle of getting into Sign O the Times and had not heard Prince's music go in this direction before. I played the shit out of this cd. Never for any of my friends, or in front of my Mom...(not sure Come or Pheromone makes for proper car ride music lmao).

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Right now I'm listening to the August 10th show of the Act 2 tour. Such a solid show playing hits and b-sides. The audience seems so ready for more music and whatever direction he wanted to go. It's strange seeing how it all played out, however. I wasn't alive in that time but it seems even though he was delivering great new music, the anger and PR around the name change seemed to over shadow his natural progression as an artist.

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I think this music could have been just as memorable if so much controversy hadn't surrounded his name change and record disputes. Of course some would disagree, but hearing him play Come, Endorphinmachine & Peach to an ecstatic arena proves that he was definitely inspired. I don't think he was following trends as obviously as D&P and had I been alive for this time, I would've been so down for this era of music.

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The Gold Experience IMO was over produced because he had to wait so long to release it. I would've prefered he switched out Now for Days of Wild, taken that cowbell out of Endorphinmachine, and left Billy Jack Bitch in it's nearly 7 minute original form. Also I feel between Come & TGE there's a really great record that combines the tracklist of the two, considering a lot of the songs were already ready at the time of Come's realease. (correct me if I'm wrong).

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Anywho, great era, I feel bad because he didn't exactly look the healthiest or happiest, but the music was still stellar for the most part!

prince
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Reply #81 posted 06/01/19 11:24am

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Pheromone

L is 4 lust
O is 4 obsession
V is 4 the vast way U
Envelop my soul
This is crazy, this is crazy
But I could die from the pheromone

I can see the castle, I can see the throne
I can see the beloved and she's not alone
But it's cool like that cuz I'll be diggin' her just the same
I can see the curtain wrestled from the wall
I can see the hands tied, I can see it all
He pulls a gat - this is how they play the game
And I'm 'round the back cuz curiosity, it knows no shame

CHORUS:
Pheromone rush over me like an ocean
Pheromone controllin' my every motion
Pheromone - I'm helpless as a pet
Pheromone - when your body's wet {echoed}

I can feel the tension through the crack in the door
He begs 4 love while she's disgusted more
And I'm on fire cuz I never seen her nude before
I wanna save her (Save her!), I want 2 watch (Watch)
All my vital signs go up a couple of notches
When he unties her and she runs 2 the open door
He trips and grinds her right there all on the floor
She's so close I can touch her (Touch her)

CHORUS

Her eyes are closed but there's no penetration
He just makes her point the pistol 2 his nose while he masturbates
And I see a tear headed down towards her smile
What happens next, it all depends upon your style
(Oh, this is crazy baby!)

CHORUS
(Pheromone) {x3}

Pheromone rush over me like an ocean
Pheromone controllin' my every motion
I don't really wanna go crazy but I'm helpless as a pet
When I see your naked body sweat (Pheromone)
When I see your naked body sweat (Pheromone)
When I see your naked body sweat (body sweat, body sweat)

Pheromone - But I'm helpless as a pet (Pheromone)
When I see your naked...
Baby, when your body's wet

Pheromone {x4}

These lyrics are the just neutral eek smile confused lol razz wink all at the same time lol

prince
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Reply #82 posted 06/01/19 11:48am

violetcrush

nextedition said:



violetcrush said:


Wolfie87 said:
My roommate next to me says "it's got to be fake" lol lol [Edited 5/21/19 12:56pm]

You should show your friend some of the pics of him during the Parade tour - serious bulging going on with those tight Lycra pants biggrin * Did you set her straight that it’s not fake?!! Multiple sources have it at 7-71/2 inches, including Prince himself in one of the Vanity 6 songs smile

Because it's well known guys never brag about their seize lol


When it says 7 inches in a song its probably 5


Nah, the ONE place Prince was usually honest was with his lyrics. Also, Robin Power (very stupidly) did a tell-all interview in 1993 during the time that she was an NBA sex groupie. The expose was done right after Magic Johnson announced he was HIV positive. The Journalist followed her and her “groupies” around to get the story. During one of her nights out clubbing in LA Prince walked in and greeted her with a polite kiss. She then arrogantly said “no feelings whatsoever for him anymore” or something similar. Then she said, Prince’s d**k is 71/2 inches.
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She disappeared from public view after that. There was a link to the article on an older thread here. The things she said were unbelievable eek
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Reply #83 posted 06/01/19 11:53am

violetcrush

dodger said:

OperatingThetan said:



Except 'Come' was not an intentionally mediocre project and included quality songs included on various configurations for a few years, including 'The Beautiful Experience' tv special and Glam Slam Ulysses (both credited to symbol).

The 'Possessed' book however, is definitely unintentionally mediocre. And highly biased. One of the worst Prince biographies ever published.


Agree.
I've never believed the theory about Come being a deliberate 'mediocre' album. Even if it was 'contract filler' it doesn't detract from the songs.
.
Yes, he could have given WB a couple of stronger tracks for it but still almost every song on it he either played live or made a video for, so it was not an album full of unwanted outtakes
.
Plus as OT says he showcased a lot of the songs in The Beautiful Experience movie amongst other 'new experiences'

I think he had just moved on from the Come album, in addition to the WB feud which had delayed the release. He wanted Gold to take precedence because it was his most current work.
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Reply #84 posted 06/01/19 12:14pm

violetcrush

Krystalkisses said:

violetcrush said:


That would be my guess as well. He has stated that another covertly sexual song was inspired by “Carmen Elektra and Crazy Horse”. It may have actually been Pheromone. I’ll have to find that Q and A. Wondering if she worked there as well. I would imagine all kinds of kinky stuff went on there.


Was the dancer Geneva a dancer at the Crazy Horse? I saw one of her performances on Facebook and it was a really sexy routine , way sexier than typical burlesque. It was awesome.

I am actually surprised Prince let Mayte dance so sexy onstage...she did do common stripper moves. It didn't bother me at the time because I had a fascination with strippers when I was a teenager...i was envious and fascinated by all the attention Mayte received onstage.

I felt like in the 90s pop culture was becoming more porn-ified but also I think Prince's times in his career were a true reflection of the life he was leading at the time, (or wanted to lead) part of why he held my attention as an artist was because of his authenticity, like he really did share with us fans what he was into and on his mind , his life was an incredible journey.

Not sure about Geneva, but my guess is that those girls danced at various places - Prince’s Glam Slam clubs, Crazy Horse and any others that brought in high paying customers.
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Regarding Mayte and the “stripper-like” dancing on stage - I think it just reflected his state of mind at the time - angry, loose and with lots of women. It is interesting how he morphed her persona from the more innocent belly dancer to the scantily clad raunchy stripper moves. Although he dated/slept with women who did Playboy it’s been said that he did not respect women who did it and he didn’t want his girlfriends doing the pictorials - although several did - Vanity, Anna Garcia, Carmen E, Devin D, etc. He didn’t mind sleeping with the Playmates, but it seems he did not want his more “serious” girlfriends posing.
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I don’t know how he could have respected her with what he had her doing on stage. At one point he would pull her top off and she would run off stage covering herself. The video for 18 & Over is pretty bad too.
[Edited 6/1/19 12:26pm]
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Reply #85 posted 06/01/19 12:31pm

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Poplife88 said:

This era was THE low point of being fan for me.



I was very disappointed with the Symbol album...really only liking 7 & and God Created Woman. I thought the name change was ridiculous. I ignored the tour.



Come was the first album since 1999 that I didn't buy a Prince album on the day of it's release...I didnt even know it was out.



I remember I went to the wreka stow looking for the Black Album after a friend said he thought it was finally officially released, and initially thought Come was a bootleg. I did pick it up that day, listened to it once and was unimpressed.



Then, at some point in the summer of 95 a friend gave me a tape of Gold Experience songs and all was forgiven...I wore that tape out! I was a little disappointed when it was finally released as he changed the some of the songs a little and added too much production (Endorphinmachine!), but I still loved it and its still the highlight of the 90s imo.



Over the years I gave Come another chance and I now love most songs on Come except that ridiculously long title track and Solo. Space is briiliant. I never really warmed up to Symbol...although Blue Light and Sexy MF def grew on me.


How could you not love SOLO!!!!! I think it is a breathtakingly beautiful song about loss and longing for a former love. It is haunting and his voice is so angelic.
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COME: 1958-1993 -- Prince (Warner Bros.): "This is the Dawning of a New Spiritual Revolution" reads the legend on the back of Prince's new album. Problem is, "Come" marks the first time we've heard the often-visionary Prince treading musical water. The word is that for his Warner Bros. albums, Prince will be Prince -- not the multisexual hieroglyphic he's using for a name these days. "Come" and future Prince albums are purported to be vault-cleaning exercises, though some of the tunes here are new. And all of them traverse familiar James Brown-George Clinton musical terrain -- the spare, taught rhythms, funky bass lines, jazzy horn charts and the occasional rock guitar power chords. Lyrically his dirty mind runneth over, which should be no surprise considering song titles such as "Come," "Loose" and the "spoken" performance "Orgasm." It has some tuneful moments and a couple of hot grooves, but "Come" is largely a toss-off that doesn't merit the excitement usually accorded Prince albums.

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The Pope
(Stir it like muthafuckin' coffee)
The Pope
(The hell)
This is the Pope

Oh, your car got mags that be dippy dippy dope
But the whole damn nation got the same
Honey only flock to the bee that's the Pope
Not the President with government lame

Put me on a slow movin' parlimentary hackin' bandwagon
You could put me little ass in the grave
Every time you want it I'll be live, bring a date
I mean computer when its over press save

So, you can be the President (you can be the President) [kick it]
I'd rather be the Pope (rather be the Pope)
(I'd rather be, so happy)
Yeah you can be the side effect (you can be the side effect)
I'd rather be the dope (rather be the dope)
(I ain't scared of you mutha fuckers) [kick it]

Call your...

Call your girl named Sally and you figure you were chill (chill)
Then you find out I'm the reason Sally's on the pill (pill)
What am I supposed to do when the President can't get nothing passed
Find an alley, find an alley
Undress Sally right in front of your ass
(Well she helped me once again)

I say, you can be the President (you can be the President) [kick it]
I'd rather be the Pope (rather be the Pope)
(I'd rather be, so help me)
Yeah you can be the side effect (you can be the side effect)
I'd rather be the dope (rather be the dope)
(Fuck that)
The Pope
(Oh no motherfucker, not today)

Pope
You can be the President (rather be the Pope)
So help me

Who's the funky drummer with the crooked little sticks (sticks)
He might have better luck if he was drummin' with his dick (dick?)
If you don't play the piccolo, why you want to lick?
(Ch-check) Now check the drum solo and tell me not to kick it

I love the taste of unpredictable licks

A loop is a loop is a loop
A loop is a loop is a loop [fuck that]
A loop is a loop is a loop is a loop is a loop is a loop is a loop

Your car got mags that be dippy dippy dope
But the whole damn nation got the same
Honey only flock to the bee that's the Pope
Not the President with government lame

Put me on a slow movin' parliamentary hackin' bandwagon
You could put me little ass in the grave
Every time you want it I'll be live, bring a date
I mean computer, when its over press save

I'd rather be the Pope (rather be the Pope)
(I want to be, so happy)
You can be the side effect (you can be the side effect)
I'd rather be the dope (you, you, you) [you can be the dope]
The Pope

You can be the President (fuck that)
Rather be the Pope
Baby, so help me please

Press save
I love you
Peace
(You don't understand), ho

Although specific recording dates are not known, basic tracks were recorded in mid to late May 1993 at Paisley Park Studios, during the same set of sessions that produced Space, Strays Of The World, What's My Name, Interactive, Solo, Zannalee, and an updated recording of Race.

The track was included in the August 1993 Glam Slam Ulysses stage-show as the final song during the segment titled "The Celebration" (credited, as was the whole project, to ), shortly before appearing on The Hits 2. A remix of the track (perhaps the 12" Remix) was premiered at a party at Glam Slam, Minneapolis, Minnesota on 16 March 1994 (along with studio versions of Hate U, Billy Jack Bitch, Now and Days Of Wild, hours after recording Letitgo).

Prince - all vocals and instruments, except where noted
Mayte - co-lead vocals on chorus

-PVault

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