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Thread started 06/12/19 9:15am

cfluid

On The Couch or Satisfied

If this has been done b4, I apologize. Since the concesus is that they are very similar, which track do U like better? 2 me Satisfied burns a little slower, and On The Couch is already revved up. I personally prefer On The Couch. I appreciate the organ in both tracks, I don't mind Prince singing his own backup, however thats the only thing I would change about both tracks, I've always wondered how awesome it would be with a female voice on backup, or just someone other than Prince.

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Reply #1 posted 06/12/19 9:19am

rdhull

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Couch. It's church.

lol it aint the estates fault you all devoured bootlegs and heard everything
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Reply #2 posted 06/12/19 9:20am

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rdhull said:

Couch. It's church.


I knew I'd find you in here. lol Do you often throw your boxers at the speakers in church?

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Reply #3 posted 06/12/19 9:22am

rdhull

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Genesia said:

rdhull said:

Couch. It's church.


I knew I'd find you in here. lol Do you often throw your boxers at the speakers in church?

Only when Prince takes it there lol.

lol it aint the estates fault you all devoured bootlegs and heard everything
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Reply #4 posted 06/12/19 9:45am

Johnytruelove8

Satis.....fieeeed
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Reply #5 posted 06/12/19 6:35pm

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cfluid said:

If this has been done b4, I apologize. Since the concesus


"If this has been done before" - translation "I didn't look".

What's a concesus?

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Reply #6 posted 06/12/19 6:35pm

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2 boring songs... Lets be completely honest. lol

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Reply #7 posted 06/12/19 6:36pm

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feeluupp said:

2 boring songs... Lets be completely honest. lol


Not far from the truth. I wouldn't know "On the Couch" if I heard it. I hate that album. "Satisfied" is moderately cool, but I ain't humming it.

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Reply #8 posted 06/12/19 6:56pm

thedoorkeeper

I don't find either of these songs boring.
I prefer On The Couch.
One of my favorites from Musicology. biggrin
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Reply #9 posted 06/12/19 7:04pm

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both are kind of a snooze but Satisfied is better

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Reply #10 posted 06/13/19 4:17am

robertgeorge

Never been a big fan of either comparatively. Prefer call my name, insatiable, te amo corazon, get blue, scandalous, Shhh, soul sanctuary to name but a few.

If I had to choose I would choose on the couch I believe.

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Reply #11 posted 06/13/19 5:16am

cfluid

TrivialPursuit said:

cfluid said:

If this has been done b4, I apologize. Since the concesus


"If this has been done before" - translation "I didn't look".

sorry pal, was typing fast, concensus is obviously what I was going 4. Also, I did not look, U R correct. I've already ordered myself 2 the timeout corner.

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Reply #12 posted 06/13/19 11:00am

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cfluid said:

If this has been done b4, I apologize. Since the concesus is that they are very similar, which track do U like better? 2 me Satisfied burns a little slower, and On The Couch is already revved up. I personally prefer On The Couch. I appreciate the organ in both tracks, I don't mind Prince singing his own backup, however thats the only thing I would change about both tracks, I've always wondered how awesome it would be with a female voice on backup, or just someone other than Prince.



That's literally the only thing those songs have going for them. Nobody does backing vocals like Prince.
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Reply #13 posted 06/13/19 11:20pm

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cfluid said:

If this has been done b4, I apologize. Since the concesus is that they are very similar, which track do U like better? 2 me Satisfied burns a little slower, and On The Couch is already revved up. I personally prefer On The Couch. I appreciate the organ in both tracks, I don't mind Prince singing his own backup, however thats the only thing I would change about both tracks, I've always wondered how awesome it would be with a female voice on backup, or just someone other than Prince.

That's literally the only thing those songs have going for them. Nobody does backing vocals like Prince. [Edited 6/13/19 11:00am]


Prince backing vocals are the best. So distinctive. Always pop without detracting from the song. For Your, Love u in me, Girl, the start of illusion coma pimp and circumstance, the entire ep of The beautiful Experience, The continental. So many, many.

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Reply #14 posted 06/14/19 11:15am

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I dislike both equally and never listen to them.

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Reply #15 posted 06/14/19 11:34am

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I got satisfied on the couch.

So....both?

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Reply #16 posted 06/14/19 11:42am

AvocadosMax

Neither. I don’t even remember what they sound like (except for being bland ballads Prince was doing late in his career)

I don’t think I have listened to them since first listen on the albums they’re on. I probably didn’t even finish one of them lol bore fest for me
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Reply #17 posted 06/14/19 12:01pm

AvocadosMax

Listening to them for the first time in like 5 years, and they both still do nothing for me. It’s like he’s trying to capture a sound he use to be good at, but there’s hardly anything interesting going on in both of these tracks. I suppose Satisfied is the stronger song, but it’s nothing special like Do Me, Baby or Slow Love.
The highlights of these might be excellent vocals, but he has nothing to really work with. It’s not like he has a good memorable melody to sing
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Reply #18 posted 06/14/19 12:07pm

AvocadosMax

Now, on his last album, “When She Comes” is much better than both On the couch and Satisfied. Stronger melody and stronger lyrics. Still boring for my taste, but makes the other songs sound like they were recorded by a 14 year old doing an impression of their favorite musician trying to impress their crush or something.

Oh and even better than When She Comes is Revelation. I have to be in the mood to turn on this song, but when I am at least I’m not totally bored out of my mind. The guitar is one of his last greatest solos
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Reply #19 posted 06/14/19 12:45pm

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AvocadosMax said:

Listening to them for the first time in like 5 years, and they both still do nothing for me. It’s like he’s trying to capture a sound he use to be good at, but there’s hardly anything interesting going on in both of these tracks. I suppose Satisfied is the stronger song, but it’s nothing special like Do Me, Baby or Slow Love. The highlights of these might be excellent vocals, but he has nothing to really work with. It’s not like he has a good memorable melody to sing

Sounds like an uninspired Al Green, Bill Withers... But the strange thing is, Prince's soul songs were never like that, he always had his own unique ballad...

These two songs tbh might be some of the most boring songs he has released on any official album.

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Reply #20 posted 06/14/19 2:35pm

gandorb

I enjoyed the live versions of Satisfied, and the audience seemed to respond to it as well.

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Reply #21 posted 06/14/19 3:32pm

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On the couch

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Reply #22 posted 06/14/19 3:44pm

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These became a pretty templated form of ballad for Prince in the 2000s, the same way I think of

When 2 R In Love
Scandalous
Insatiable
Damn U

Between the two, I thought On the Couch was a bit better, but that might just be because it came first.

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Reply #23 posted 06/14/19 5:44pm

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I prefer On The Couch but both are a bit boring
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Reply #24 posted 06/14/19 8:02pm

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On the Couch is a good song.

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Reply #25 posted 06/14/19 8:08pm

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Haven't heard nan in a minute, but from memory I'd say Satisfied.

I think I wanna file my nails! bored2
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Reply #26 posted 06/14/19 8:46pm

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AvocadosMax said:

Now, on his last album, “When She Comes” is much better than both On the couch and Satisfied. Stronger melody and stronger lyrics. Still boring for my taste, but makes the other songs sound like they were recorded by a 14 year old doing an impression of their favorite musician trying to impress their crush or something.

Oh and even better than When She Comes is Revelation. I have to be in the mood to turn on this song, but when I am at least I’m not totally bored out of my mind. The guitar is one of his last greatest solos



Yeah I'll co-sign on that one. Out of the two, Satisfied. But When She Comes and especially Revelation take it there musically and vocally.
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Reply #27 posted 06/15/19 8:41am

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Paint-by-numbers soul, the both (in my opinion). They sound like the kind of thing you'd play at a cocktail party if the people wouldn't take no for an answer and you wanted to satisfy them quickly without bringin' down the mood.

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