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Reply #30 posted 10/16/20 12:40am

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SoulAlive said:

I'm okay with one SDE a year,and maybe a few other projects a year.....how about a live DVD set containing at least one show from all his tours?


Very good idea, I'd love that.
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Reply #31 posted 10/16/20 1:04am

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JorisE73 said:

- A remastered SDE every 6 months would be cool.
- A Live album CD/DVD every month.
- Every month a "beat the boots" set with tracks that are available on bootlegs that they won't put on SDE's (for example the early versions of Witness.. , Cocoa Boys, Crucial etc.)
- RSD releases with (limited) releases WB refused to release or aborted albums like Camille, Dream Factory, Crystal Ball, Rave Unto The JOy Fantastic, Heart etc.
- Every once in a while a boxset (for example a complete First Avenue boxset with all his appearances there)

It would B interesting but could we keep up? I love Prince & try to listen as much as possible his music from begin till end. We have so much treasures official & unoffical ones....

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Reply #32 posted 10/16/20 3:41am

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Ramzoo said:

JorisE73 said:

- A remastered SDE every 6 months would be cool.
- A Live album CD/DVD every month.
- Every month a "beat the boots" set with tracks that are available on bootlegs that they won't put on SDE's (for example the early versions of Witness.. , Cocoa Boys, Crucial etc.)
- RSD releases with (limited) releases WB refused to release or aborted albums like Camille, Dream Factory, Crystal Ball, Rave Unto The JOy Fantastic, Heart etc.
- Every once in a while a boxset (for example a complete First Avenue boxset with all his appearances there)

It would B interesting but could we keep up? I love Prince & try to listen as much as possible his music from begin till end. We have so much treasures official & unoffical ones....


This isn't too much for me. I can digest a live album and an outtake set easily once a month.
Back in the day I easily went through 10 bootleg releases a month and fully digest them.

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Reply #33 posted 10/16/20 10:39am

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^Yeah, same for me. But there is a difference: in the 20-30 years that have passed since my days as a bootleg collector, I've discovered a lot more music. If Prince was, say, 50% of what I listened to back then, by now it's 10 or 20%. I like the SOTT box set, but I'm not raving about the unreleased songs like I used to.
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Reply #34 posted 10/16/20 3:48pm

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What makes one think they would even release more than one a year?
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Reply #35 posted 10/17/20 12:57pm

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^Wishful thinking.
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Reply #36 posted 10/18/20 7:20pm

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Controversy deluxe with second coming film and new Orleans audio
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Reply #37 posted 10/18/20 9:18pm

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jfenster said:

Controversy deluxe with second coming film and new Orleans audio

I think we would get a Dirty Mind deluxe before Controversy deluxe.

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Reply #38 posted 10/19/20 1:00am

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For future SDE releases, I wouldn't mind the Estate/Sony/Warner taking an approach similar to that which is being taken with Elton John's upcoming 'Jewel Box'.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/..._ss_i_1_20

With that, there's a complete version available on 8 cds, and also parts of the box set are available to buy seperately on vinyl.

Thinking about how that could apply to the Prince SDEs, that could mean that an entire set with a remastered album, b sides and singles, vault tracks, a DVD and a live show would be available as a multi-disc set as normal, but alongside that there wod be seperate releases for just the live set on its own, just the b sides on their own, just the vault tracks on their own etc.

That would suit me perfectly for some potential SDE sets. For example, for the rumoured D and P box, I'd be interested in buying the vault tracks, but I wouldn't be so interested in the remastered core album, or hearing the squillions of remixes of Gett Off and Cream.

Would that not fit the estate/Sony/Warners pricing strategy? Well if you think about it, that is what Sony kind of did with the recent 'Up All Nite With Prince' set...
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