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Reply #150 posted 10/12/20 6:10am

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ForceofNature said:

RODSERLING said:

ForceofNature said: Lyrics are a minimum. Or else no wonder why nobody buys physical release, anymore. Even Prince s fans, because without an interesting booklet that's a fuck you and you can as well download or stream it.

Though why would anyone buy a physical release for lyrics if they can just google the lyrics for free and faster than if they had to go to their shelf and take out the booklet?



Can't you Google/stream the entire set faster than going to your shelf and taking out the media?

Like why print/press the boxset period if your logic is why not just Google it?..

[Edited 10/12/20 6:12am]

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Reply #151 posted 10/12/20 7:11am

RODSERLING

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ForceofNature said:




RODSERLING said:


ForceofNature said: Lyrics are a minimum. Or else no wonder why nobody buys physical release, anymore. Even Prince s fans, because without an interesting booklet that's a fuck you and you can as well download or stream it.

Though why would anyone buy a physical release for lyrics if they can just google the lyrics for free and faster than if they had to go to their shelf and take out the booklet?





Can't you Google/stream the entire set faster than going to your shelf and taking out the media?

Like why print/press the boxset period if your logic is why not just Google it?..

[Edited 10/12/20 6:12am]



No, that s your logic, not mine.
You said it was pointless to have the lyrics because everybody could Google it.
Then why not the rest of the box set ?
Again, do you really think it would have cost millions to include them, especially when the whole book praises the lyrics ?
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Reply #152 posted 10/13/20 5:18am

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Reply #153 posted 10/13/20 5:26am

RODSERLING

WhisperingDandelions said:



ForceofNature said:




RODSERLING said:


ForceofNature said: Lyrics are a minimum. Or else no wonder why nobody buys physical release, anymore. Even Prince s fans, because without an interesting booklet that's a fuck you and you can as well download or stream it.

Though why would anyone buy a physical release for lyrics if they can just google the lyrics for free and faster than if they had to go to their shelf and take out the booklet?





Can't you Google/stream the entire set faster than going to your shelf and taking out the media?

Like why print/press the boxset period if your logic is why not just Google it?..

[Edited 10/12/20 6:12am]



Hey, can you find me the lyrics of It s Be Like That Sometimes on the internet please?
Good luck
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Reply #154 posted 10/13/20 5:28am

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RODSERLING said:

WhisperingDandelions said:

Can't you Google/stream the entire set faster than going to your shelf and taking out the media?

Like why print/press the boxset period if your logic is why not just Google it?..

[Edited 10/12/20 6:12am]

No, that s your logic, not mine. You said it was pointless to have the lyrics because everybody could Google it. Then why not the rest of the box set ? Again, do you really think it would have cost millions to include them, especially when the whole book praises the lyrics ?

Other dude said that.
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I think lyrics should be in book, original art should be in book, sequences to DF/Camille/CB87 should be in the book... everything should be included.

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Reply #155 posted 10/13/20 11:17pm

ForceofNature

Onto much less trite topics at hand, flipping through the book now I love the photos included as well as in particular Dave Chappelle's portion included

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Reply #156 posted 10/14/20 8:59am

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funkbabyandthebabysitters said:

I'd have gotten per Nielsen to write a piece
He did all the hard work for everyone else to benefit from

I'd also have gotten some writers from the 80s to do a piece
Neal karlen, Nelson George, that would have been very cool


I heard he didnt want to write anymore Prince books. Guy is weird not sure what mist have happened there but have given us so much you are right. Duane taking the lead.
Download all the shit hop that you can for your kids, neices, nephews, and their friends also. That will prevent them from going out and buying it and will prevent some shit hop sales. Every little bit helps - Andy
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Reply #157 posted 10/14/20 12:19pm

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I love Lenny Kravitz but he had no relation to Prince during that time period so he didn't belong in the book. And I sure as hell could have done without the Dave Chapelle and other article at the beginning of the book. The only ones I want to hear from are the people that were in his life during that era. Other than that, I loved the rest of the book from the pictures to the interesting information about each previously unreleased track. I damn near went blind though trying to read the words through that color scheme though. lol

Andy is a four letter word.
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Reply #158 posted 10/14/20 3:09pm

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RODSERLING said:

120 pages and there is not even the original cover of the album in it ! There is a text about how great was the shooting of the cover, and it s not even in it ! . The book brags several times about how great and revolutionnary the lyrics of the eponym tracks are ( as it was a 60's song of Bob Dylan ad not a song from the late 80 eek ) but these are ot even presented in this book. . In fact there are no lyrics at all. Handwritten lyrics was a great idea, but there is like 35 songs presented in this set without lyrics printed. . No text at all About : - how was promoted and marketed the album, - the single choices, -the shooting of the music videos, - the impact on the charts worldwide, -the reviews at the time of its release - the release of the movie... . In fact it tells more about Parade and the Révolution than of SOTT itself. Frankly, this is not a labour of love at all, but a pure thievery. . Now, let s hope that the Parade SDE will talk About SOTT. [Edited 10/10/20 7:44am]


Am I missing something? The Original album cover is in the centre of the book.

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Reply #159 posted 10/14/20 3:16pm

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SquirrelMeat said:

RODSERLING said:

120 pages and there is not even the original cover of the album in it ! There is a text about how great was the shooting of the cover, and it s not even in it ! . The book brags several times about how great and revolutionnary the lyrics of the eponym tracks are ( as it was a 60's song of Bob Dylan ad not a song from the late 80 eek ) but these are ot even presented in this book. . In fact there are no lyrics at all. Handwritten lyrics was a great idea, but there is like 35 songs presented in this set without lyrics printed. . No text at all About : - how was promoted and marketed the album, - the single choices, -the shooting of the music videos, - the impact on the charts worldwide, -the reviews at the time of its release - the release of the movie... . In fact it tells more about Parade and the Révolution than of SOTT itself. Frankly, this is not a labour of love at all, but a pure thievery. . Now, let s hope that the Parade SDE will talk About SOTT. [Edited 10/10/20 7:44am]


Am I missing something? The Original album cover is in the centre of the book.

Yes, it's on page 23. About 1/3 of it is cropped off though so the upper portion is gone.

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Reply #160 posted 10/15/20 7:30am

RODSERLING

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SquirrelMeat said:




RODSERLING said:


120 pages and there is not even the original cover of the album in it ! There is a text about how great was the shooting of the cover, and it s not even in it ! . The book brags several times about how great and revolutionnary the lyrics of the eponym tracks are ( as it was a 60's song of Bob Dylan ad not a song from the late 80 eek ) but these are ot even presented in this book. . In fact there are no lyrics at all. Handwritten lyrics was a great idea, but there is like 35 songs presented in this set without lyrics printed. . No text at all About : - how was promoted and marketed the album, - the single choices, -the shooting of the music videos, - the impact on the charts worldwide, -the reviews at the time of its release - the release of the movie... . In fact it tells more about Parade and the Révolution than of SOTT itself. Frankly, this is not a labour of love at all, but a pure thievery. . Now, let s hope that the Parade SDE will talk About SOTT. [Edited 10/10/20 7:44am]


Am I missing something? The Original album cover is in the centre of the book.



Yes, it's on page 23. About 1/3 of it is cropped off though so the upper portion is gone.



So it s no there, and without the title of the album
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Reply #161 posted 10/15/20 12:02pm

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RODSERLING said:

kingricefan said:



SquirrelMeat said:




RODSERLING said:


120 pages and there is not even the original cover of the album in it ! There is a text about how great was the shooting of the cover, and it s not even in it ! . The book brags several times about how great and revolutionnary the lyrics of the eponym tracks are ( as it was a 60's song of Bob Dylan ad not a song from the late 80 eek ) but these are ot even presented in this book. . In fact there are no lyrics at all. Handwritten lyrics was a great idea, but there is like 35 songs presented in this set without lyrics printed. . No text at all About : - how was promoted and marketed the album, - the single choices, -the shooting of the music videos, - the impact on the charts worldwide, -the reviews at the time of its release - the release of the movie... . In fact it tells more about Parade and the Révolution than of SOTT itself. Frankly, this is not a labour of love at all, but a pure thievery. . Now, let s hope that the Parade SDE will talk About SOTT. [Edited 10/10/20 7:44am]


Am I missing something? The Original album cover is in the centre of the book.



Yes, it's on page 23. About 1/3 of it is cropped off though so the upper portion is gone.



So it s no there, and without the title of the album

How will all the Prince fans who bought an 120 buck dexluxe version of their favorite album know what the album cover looks like in that case!?
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Reply #162 posted 10/18/20 5:47pm

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kingricefan said:

So on page 23 of my book it sure looks to me like the album cover is there (in exquisite detail), albeit the top 1/3 is cropped off, but it's mostly there.

[Edited 10/12/20 15:13pm]

Can you post an image of that page? I'm curious how much is cropped and how it looks. (I'm only streaming SOTTSDE so far, so I don't have the book.)

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Reply #163 posted 10/18/20 11:47pm

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kingricefan said:

So on page 23 of my book it sure looks to me like the album cover is there (in exquisite detail), albeit the top 1/3 is cropped off, but it's mostly there.

[Edited 10/12/20 15:13pm]

Can you post an image of that page? I'm curious how much is cropped and how it looks. (I'm only streaming SOTTSDE so far, so I don't have the book.)

Yea..it is...but not exactly.... smile

on the original cover there is a guitar on the floor ..and a plastic bag....on this picture it's not.

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Reply #164 posted 10/19/20 3:02pm

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controversy99 said:

kingricefan said:

So on page 23 of my book it sure looks to me like the album cover is there (in exquisite detail), albeit the top 1/3 is cropped off, but it's mostly there.

[Edited 10/12/20 15:13pm]

Can you post an image of that page? I'm curious how much is cropped and how it looks. (I'm only streaming SOTTSDE so far, so I don't have the book.)

I've tried posting pics on here before and just can't get it right. Perhaps someone else with more knowledge of how things work can do it?

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