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Reply #180 posted 04/08/21 11:06am

mrjj71

lustmealways said:

mrjj71 said:

I know this isn't going to be a popular viewpoint probably but I'm kinda annoyed about this release. Why go from the 80s remasters straight to the 2010's? Doesn't make any sense. I'm sure I can't be the only one who'd really like the Parade remaster next instead of this? Baffling!

can't be stuck in the 80s forever

Haha!

Better to be stuck there than the 2010's wink

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Reply #181 posted 04/08/21 11:07am

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funkbabyandthebabysitters said:

are any of these songs in circulation or are they all new?

Are you serious or are you just a troll?

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Reply #182 posted 04/08/21 11:13am

AvocadosMax

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AvocadosMax said:


ufoclub said:

So glad that they are not releasing the disc as a DVD (fingers crossed this blu-ray format is real). It's 2021, and people have 4K TVs, there is no reason DVD's should even be a thing.



Well they probably couldn’t upscale the 80s live shows... a bluray of that 1999 live show would have been a ripoff and unnecessary


True, if it was shot in SD, then release it in SD. For example Lovesexy Live can only be accurate in SD.

Of course now with AI upscaling becoming common....


Upscale the Purple Rain Syracuse show all you want... no one is gonna notice a difference unless they found the original sources... and they probably can’t find it, Prince probably ran over those tapes with his bike while he was on his way to the wrecka stow
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Reply #183 posted 04/08/21 11:23am

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Well, that was ten years ago. The full scope of Obama's presidency and current "team" moves, have left many re-considering their positions. Too bad Prince can't speak for himself in 2021 - MSM, record company & estate will milk this album for its supposed context regardless.

Lol. Dream on. Not only is that irrelevant to the album's release, it's also flat out not true. Republicans are in the gutter given they're the sex offending insurrectionist party. Prince wasn't either a sex offender or an insurrectionist. He was religious and didn't vote. And I'm sure a political album by a rich black person will have some interesting thoughts that may conflict with the wider public but he didn't vote for any Republicans in this lifetime or the next. [Edited 4/8/21 9:13am]

Sorry to disappoint you. I'm not summoning support for the "other side" either. Scandals and corruption you will find anywhere - it's usually a matter of who does the focusing, and who gets fed the ensuing "discoveries". Left/Right is a construct that serves the interests of only one group of people - one-party systems, two-party systems, all party systems - people in every so-called democracy are finding, that all political parties have one goal in common: to extract power from everyone, but those who are already at the very top. Ignoring all the pundits, taste-makers, big-mouths etc, we are so miraculously indoctrinated to pay attention to, may not lead to more time with the family, or better views, or better jobs - but it does promise freedom of thought. And yes, Prince himself fell for the lies of these elites, yet managed to go to bed with them, whenever it seemed to serve his own needs.

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Reply #184 posted 04/08/21 11:38am

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ufoclub said:

True, if it was shot in SD, then release it in SD. For example Lovesexy Live can only be accurate in SD.

Of course now with AI upscaling becoming common....

Upscale the Purple Rain Syracuse show all you want... no one is gonna notice a difference unless they found the original sources... and they probably can’t find it, Prince probably ran over those tapes with his bike while he was on his way to the wrecka stow

What makes you think the Syracuse show isn't from the original master video tape? That was the quality of pro video with tube cameras straining with concert lighting at that time.

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Reply #185 posted 04/08/21 11:41am

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CURIOUS that this isn't coming out till the end of july, and what i mean by curious is fucking infuriating. but anyway, that doesn't leave a whole lot of time for a break + announcement + release for the D&P. curious to see how this plays out, thanks team.



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If the milk turns out to be sour, I aint the kinda pussy to drink it!
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Reply #186 posted 04/08/21 12:00pm

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https://www.target.com/p/prince-welcome-2-america-target-exclusive-vinyl/-/A-82776611?fbclid=IwAR0IO9imf1sU6phoVdrMlguetCpH-uMxNbY5N2JroDMUHQPNu_KUxOUECtE

Target exclusive vinyl

[Edited 4/8/21 12:04pm]

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Reply #187 posted 04/08/21 12:02pm

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still not on amazon uk

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Reply #188 posted 04/08/21 12:09pm

FrankieCoco1

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do they provide measurement details for the various versions of this release?

i know of at least 1 orger who might be concerned this does not fit their shelves.

and throw a tantrum lol




They should think of doing a special bespoke edition with its own shelving unit just to keep folks happy who get bothered about the size/shape conundrum.
[Edited 4/8/21 12:11pm]
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Reply #189 posted 04/08/21 12:10pm

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Prince - Welcome 2 America (Target Exclusive, Vinyl) - image 2 of 3

MIRvmn said:

https://www.target.com/p/prince-welcome-2-america-target-exclusive-vinyl/-/A-82776611?fbclid=IwAR0IO9imf1sU6phoVdrMlguetCpH-uMxNbY5N2JroDMUHQPNu_KUxOUECtE

Target exclusive vinyl

[Edited 4/8/21 12:04pm]

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Reply #190 posted 04/08/21 12:13pm

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FrankieCoco1 said:

LILpoundCAKE said:

do they provide measurement details for the various versions of this release?

i know of at least 1 orger who might be concerned this does not fit their shelves.

and throw a tantrum lol


They should think of doing a special bespoke edition with its own shelving unit just to keep folks happy who get bothered about the size/shape conundrum. [Edited 4/8/21 12:11pm]

Is it true that there is a higher percentage of dudes vs chicks who are concerned with size/shape?

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Reply #191 posted 04/08/21 12:14pm

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...don't get me started on "shelving"!

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Reply #192 posted 04/08/21 12:21pm

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i look forward to seeing the design of the etching on the blank side d of the record.
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Reply #193 posted 04/08/21 12:38pm

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Black Muse should've been on W2A. They need to kick Hot Summer to the curb and add Black Muse. hammer

[Edited 4/8/21 12:43pm]

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Reply #194 posted 04/08/21 12:39pm

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peedub said:

i look forward to seeing the design of the etching on the blank side d of the record.

You won't see it on the clear vinyl. lol

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." --Plato
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Reply #195 posted 04/08/21 12:42pm

christobole

peedub said:

i look forward to seeing the design of the etching on the blank side d of the record.

Yes, I'm looking forward to having my mind blown by the etching, and then marvel at it for years - first thing in the morning, right before bed. Can the Estate please issue the fortchcoming Crystall Ball re-release as an all-etching issue, spread over six, no, twelve sides on glorious purple vinyl?!

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Reply #196 posted 04/08/21 12:43pm

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Now THIS is the kind of release I am looking forward to!!! I ordered the gold, black and clear versions of the vinyl. Plus the deluxe box and CD. Oh, and the 45. They sure know how to soak us collectors lol lol lol

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Reply #197 posted 04/08/21 12:46pm

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christobole said:



peedub said:


i look forward to seeing the design of the etching on the blank side d of the record.

Yes, I'm looking forward to having my mind blown by the etching, and then marvel at it for years - first thing in the morning, right before bed. Can the Estate please issue the fortchcoming Crystall Ball re-release as an all-etching issue, spread over six, no, twelve sides on glorious purple vinyl?!



damn... you really like etchings.
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Reply #198 posted 04/08/21 12:47pm

FrankieCoco1

Rimshottbob said:

SantanaMaitreya said:

I just checked the Prince store and found out the double LP has only three sides! What a waste! Also, I don't own a blu-ray player, so there's no point in buying the deluxe version. And the set list of the concert doesn't look very interesting: greatest hits and covers. I hope there will be a single CD version.



3-sided vinyl albums are quite a common thing these days. It makes sense, given the length of the album. It’s not ‘a waste’.

And this is a physical release, and in that sense, the video content should be released in the highest quality possible for the content. In this case, that’s Blu-ray. How would rather they physically release it?


It might be cooler if it had one of them multi grooves, rather than a blank 4th side.
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Reply #199 posted 04/08/21 12:50pm

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FrankieCoco1 said:

LILpoundCAKE said:

do they provide measurement details for the various versions of this release?

i know of at least 1 orger who might be concerned this does not fit their shelves.

and throw a tantrum lol


They should think of doing a special bespoke edition with its own shelving unit just to keep folks happy who get bothered about the size/shape conundrum. [Edited 4/8/21 12:11pm]

i like the way you think Frankie nod lol


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Reply #200 posted 04/08/21 12:53pm

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djdaffy1227 said:

Now THIS is the kind of release I am looking forward to!!! I ordered the gold, black and clear versions of the vinyl. Plus the deluxe box and CD. Oh, and the 45. They sure know how to soak us collectors lol lol lol


I have enough money to buy the compact disc version, so I did falloff But I'm glad that people are buying multiple, more expensive packages. The better these releases sell the more we will get of them in future cool

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Reply #201 posted 04/08/21 12:59pm

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nayroo2002 said:

...don't get me started on "shelving"!


Being an archivist/collector, one is likely to be anal about uniformity as the nature of collecting encourages us to be anal about all aspects of our collection. We have to be to maintain an impressive collection. When we have a shelf(shelves) of releases going back decades, displayed in chronological order, we want the new release right there in it's proper spot, not on some other shelf because it doesn't fit.

That said, some of these deluxe sets are so sweet that I figure it's worth it. biggrin

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Reply #202 posted 04/08/21 1:10pm

FrankieCoco1

djThunderfunk said:



nayroo2002 said:


...don't get me started on "shelving"!




Being an archivist/collector, one is likely to be anal about uniformity as the nature of collecting encourages us to be anal about all aspects of our collection. We have to be to maintain an impressive collection. When we have a shelf(shelves) of releases going back decades, displayed in chronological order, we want the new release right there in it's proper spot, not on some other shelf because it doesn't fit.

That said, some of these deluxe sets are so sweet that I figure it's worth it. biggrin



Where will this go on the shelf, though? At the end because it’ll be the latest release or does it go after 20ten? Good job there’s three-and-a-half months until release day - that gives plenty of time to decide.
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Reply #203 posted 04/08/21 1:13pm

kindofblue

SantanaMaitreya said:

EmmaMcG said:
Is the only way of getting the Blu Ray if you buy the $100 Deluxe edition? Like, is there a CD/Blu Ray deluxe edition that doesn't include the vinyls that I'll never listen to?
And there we have the problem with this set: one person doesn't own a record player, another doesn't own a blu-ray player...

Same problem here. Really looking forward to the CD, would also love to have the yinyl. But I don't own a blu-ray player. So is it really worth it to invest in another device I will probably never need again? (Although I probably will if the D&P Deluxe Set also comes with a Blu Ray sad )

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Reply #204 posted 04/08/21 1:14pm

LoveGalore

kindofblue said:



SantanaMaitreya said:


EmmaMcG said:
Is the only way of getting the Blu Ray if you buy the $100 Deluxe edition? Like, is there a CD/Blu Ray deluxe edition that doesn't include the vinyls that I'll never listen to?

And there we have the problem with this set: one person doesn't own a record player, another doesn't own a blu-ray player...

Same problem here. Really looking forward to the CD, would also love to have the yinyl. But I don't own a blu-ray player. So is it really worth it to invest in another device I will probably never need again? (Although I probably will if the D&P Deluxe Set also comes with a Blu Ray sad )



Owning a device that only plays normal dvds in 2021 is like owning a rotary phone. Upgrade! Shits cheap af.
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Reply #205 posted 04/08/21 1:14pm

kindofblue

Hope there also is a n audio documentary by Andrea Swensson in the works! cool She did a really great job for SOTT deluxe, 1999 delux et al. cool

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Reply #206 posted 04/08/21 1:17pm

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FrankieCoco1 said:

djThunderfunk said:


Being an archivist/collector, one is likely to be anal about uniformity as the nature of collecting encourages us to be anal about all aspects of our collection. We have to be to maintain an impressive collection. When we have a shelf(shelves) of releases going back decades, displayed in chronological order, we want the new release right there in it's proper spot, not on some other shelf because it doesn't fit.

That said, some of these deluxe sets are so sweet that I figure it's worth it. biggrin

Where will this go on the shelf, though? At the end?

lol lol lol

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we all need 2 b friends"
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Reply #207 posted 04/08/21 1:20pm

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nayroo2002 said:

TheEnglishGent said:

There's no way I'm buying the deluxe version for the privilege og having some vinyl table mats. Hopefully the Blu-Ray will get a standalone release, or a CD bundle. I'm not too fussed as I don't really watch the concerts but I'd like to rip the audio. Guess I'll have to wait and see on this one.

Am i typing chinese?

Imports always end up costing a lot. A proper world wide release is what is needed, not a region specific one.

RIP sad
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Reply #208 posted 04/08/21 1:21pm

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peedub said:

i look forward to seeing the design of the etching on the blank side d of the record.

if you look closely with a petite mirror at the last graphic and squint a bit, you can enjoy it right now

"Whatever skin Ur in
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Reply #209 posted 04/08/21 1:25pm

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nayroo2002 said:

if you look closely with a petite mirror at the last graphic and squint a bit, you can enjoy it right now

keep going, i'm almost there

god that's one sexy etching

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