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Ongoing project: Depeche Mode beyond the hits

This act of generosity feels like it goes beyond the Prince albums that’d been gifted to me over the years… well, at least a bunch of them (Emancipation still ranks at the top for me because I couldn’t find that … Continue reading

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Prince Album #11: LoveSexy

Quick thing to note: when I spell it as I do in the title, I’m talking about the album. When only the “L” is capitalized, I’m talking about the song. I don’t know why, but it’s something I’ve done since … Continue reading

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Prince Album #10: The Black Album

So here we are… the notorious Black Album. Matt Thorne’s coverage on this album was minimal- I think only 6-7 pages. Which left very little room for him to annoy me as he typically does. He talked about the Sign … Continue reading

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Wendy & Lisa- the album [#1]

I figured since I’m getting around to The Black Album… which came out (or would have come out… more on that later) in December 1987. Wendy & Lisa’s debut album as a duo came out August 24th, 1987. I’m running … Continue reading

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Prince Album #9: Sign o’ the Times [The Movie]

Disclaimer: this is part of a 13,000+ word post about the album and I decided 11 days later to split it into multiple entries. This is on the movie itself. [and it may spoil some things about songs on Disc … Continue reading

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Prince Album #9: Sign o’ the Times [Disc I]

Disclaimer (written after 11 days of post composition): So now, I gotta decide… whether I should split this post into different entries… I think I’ll copy and paste everything into Word and see where we’re at. There is a LOT … Continue reading

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Prince album # 8: Christopher Tracy’s “Parade” Under the Cherry Moon

Not sure if the numbers are going to back me up on this one [per my ratings system], but this was always one of my favorite Prince eras. I mean, “Purple Rain” is hard to top and this doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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How’s “The Family”? [and Sheila E’s 2nd album]

Yeah, that quote from Purple Rain was said in poor taste… but I couldn’t think of a better intro to this post. So I spent almost another full week with ATWIAD because I had to test out the playlist I … Continue reading

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Prince Album #7: Around the World in a Day [at “Paisley Park”]

According to Matt Thorne’s book, the original title of the album was going to be “Paisley Park” until he heard David Coleman’s recording what would become the real title track… man, what a difference that would have made… well, following … Continue reading

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Prince album #6: PURPLE RAIN

Considering Prince’s preference for the number 7, it’s kinda surprising that this wasn’t his 7th album… So, here we are… the most famous Prince album ever. The one that everyone automatically thinks of when they think of Prince. Now, I’m … Continue reading

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