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Thread started 02/20/07 8:46am

ejnbmore

Robin Thicke and Prince

In a recent article in Socialite Life Robin Thicke was asked how he feels about the comparisons he gets with JT and Prince. He addresses the JT comparisons by saying they couldn't be further from the truth and how he thinks its only because he's white. However, he never addresses his comparison to Prince...I feel like he has taken some of Prince's advice about music as a young artist and has a passion for his music..Just curious how this forum feels about the comparison....
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Reply #1 posted 02/20/07 9:23am

MikeMatronik

Thicke is really a talented dude. I'v became Thicke-d lately
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Reply #2 posted 02/20/07 9:24am

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ejnbmore said:

He addresses the JT comparisons by saying they couldn't be further from the truth and how he thinks its only because he's white.


Oh please.

Sorry, Robin, I like you and all, but your voice sounds like Justin Timberlake's. Or his sounds like yours if you prefer.

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Reply #3 posted 02/20/07 10:46am

lonelygurl8305

My mother looooves robin thicke...I like the song with little Wayne that he has on the CD...along with wanna love you girl
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Reply #4 posted 02/20/07 11:46am

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Comparisons are always going to happen when someone new comes out that has something different to offer. But i feel like you really have to wait and see what an artist does 5-6 albums into their career to see who they are for real. Prince was compared to Jimi from day one, but he clearly sounds and plays nothing like jimi at all. So Robin may have the Falsetto going but thats where it ends right now as far as them being similar

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Reply #5 posted 02/20/07 2:21pm

sexxydancer

Sorry,there's no 1 else like Prince!
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Reply #6 posted 02/20/07 2:29pm

kaptainkrunk

what the hell how do u compare prince 2 white trash bag that sings through his nose trying 2 achieve blk sound give me a break there is no comparsion and justin that little miss sunshine dont know wheter he wanna b micharl or prince just goes 2 show how talentless he is justin so overrated until it stinks he walks round like he reallly got some kind of talent other than copying established talent. my advice 2 bothe white boys is find your innerself and stop copying damn
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Reply #7 posted 02/20/07 3:01pm

MikeMatronik

kaptainkrunk said:

what the hell how do u compare prince 2 white trash bag that sings through his nose trying 2 achieve blk sound give me a break there is no comparsion and justin that little miss sunshine dont know wheter he wanna b micharl or prince just goes 2 show how talentless he is justin so overrated until it stinks he walks round like he reallly got some kind of talent other than copying established talent. my advice 2 bothe white boys is find your innerself and stop copying damn


you are entitled to your opinion...but it features a racist remark!
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Reply #8 posted 02/20/07 4:05pm

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I've noticed that anyone who comes in the game now and pluck a tune on a guitar or crashes away at some piano keys mindlessly is all of a sudden compared to Prince. sigh Whatever.
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Reply #9 posted 02/21/07 4:25am

SoulAlive

kaptainkrunk said:

what the hell how do u compare prince 2 white trash bag that sings through his nose trying 2 achieve blk sound give me a break there is no comparsion and justin that little miss sunshine dont know wheter he wanna b micharl or prince just goes 2 show how talentless he is justin so overrated until it stinks he walks round like he reallly got some kind of talent other than copying established talent. my advice 2 bothe white boys is find your innerself and stop copying damn


I agree with you about Justin,he's an obvious fake.But Robin Thicke is the real deal.
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Reply #10 posted 02/21/07 6:11am

SoulAlive

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ejnbmore said:

He addresses the JT comparisons by saying they couldn't be further from the truth and how he thinks its only because he's white.


Oh please.

Sorry, Robin, I like you and all, but your voice sounds like Justin Timberlake's. Or his sounds like yours if you prefer.

comfort


I think Justin's voice sounds forced and soul-less.His falsetto is weak disbelief
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Reply #11 posted 02/21/07 9:00am

ejnbmore

I also think Robin actually has real talent and I am excited to see someone so independently successful. I just hope he stay true to himself and he'll be around a long time...I also think he needs to break from his current label. They have not don a good job of managing him. He should have been platinum by now...
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Reply #12 posted 02/21/07 11:18am

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he sounds just like Justin with with a better voice, but he loves him some Justin and and I can hear the Prince influence
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Reply #13 posted 02/21/07 1:20pm

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Oh please.

Sorry, Robin, I like you and all, but your voice sounds like Justin Timberlake's. Or his sounds like yours if you prefer.

comfort


I've only heard "Lost Without U" so far (I may download the album later), but judging from that song alone, Thicke seems like a far superior vocalist to Timberlake. I think his voice is gorgeous.
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Reply #14 posted 02/21/07 1:55pm

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squiddyren said:

FunkMistress said:

Oh please.

Sorry, Robin, I like you and all, but your voice sounds like Justin Timberlake's. Or his sounds like yours if you prefer.

comfort


I've only heard "Lost Without U" so far (I may download the album later), but judging from that song alone, Thicke seems like a far superior vocalist to Timberlake. I think his voice is gorgeous.


The entire album is nice. You are correct about his voice it is great! nod
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Reply #15 posted 02/21/07 4:44pm

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I'm getting this CD soon. I love Lost Without U and Wanna Love U Girl. Robin is the real deal as SoulAlive so eloquently stated. nod
I'm not a fan of "old Prince". I'm not a fan of "new Prince". I'm just a fan of Prince. Simple as that
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Reply #16 posted 02/21/07 4:51pm

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I wish "Would That Make U Love Me" were the next single. I know Prince comparisons are natural around here, but that song sounds like Marvin wrote and/or produced it. music
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Reply #17 posted 02/21/07 6:57pm

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SoulAlive said:

FunkMistress said:



Oh please.

Sorry, Robin, I like you and all, but your voice sounds like Justin Timberlake's. Or his sounds like yours if you prefer.

comfort


I think Justin's voice sounds forced and soul-less.His falsetto is weak disbelief


Did you see a television special on ABC a few years ago called "The Disco Ball"? Lots of old disco artists got together and put on a televised show. Anyway, this was right after the death of one of The Bee Gees and one of the current groups, either N Sync or Backstreet Boys (I can't remember which one) sang some Bee Gees music and tried to sing in a falsetto. They were so horrible they had me rolling on the floor, kicking my legs, and laughing so hard that tears were flowing from my eyes. lol
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Reply #18 posted 02/21/07 7:11pm

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ejnbmore said:

In a recent article in Socialite Life Robin Thicke was asked how he feels about the comparisons he gets with JT and Prince. He addresses the JT comparisons by saying they couldn't be further from the truth and how he thinks its only because he's white. However, he never addresses his comparison to Prince...I feel like he has taken some of Prince's advice about music as a young artist and has a passion for his music..Just curious how this forum feels about the comparison....


I think part of the reason why Robin Thicke is compared to Prince is because of the Robin's song (another cool track that Prince didn't write but, would have been perfect for him) featuring Pharrell, The Neptune produced 'I Wanna Love You Girl'.
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