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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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Bel Ami & beginning the “Black Album”

Seriously, the only way I’d be able to legitimize talking about that first movie is to do it in a combined entry… it won’t be long and it won’t be pleasant I guess you could say that since “Twilight,” I’d … Continue reading

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An attempts at a Black & White album review

I’m still on a purple adrenaline rush. I’ve said he’s indescribable… in a word, a performance from Prince is a HUGE adrenaline rush. He is adrenaline, so long as its a brand new performance or a song that I haven’t … Continue reading

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[TBA] Many thoughts and unanswered questions

I figured that I wouldn’t get another entry in until Lovesexy, but when I was checking out its predecessor tonight…. Its just one of those things. This album’s always good for a few good questions (that can’t be answered by … Continue reading

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Dead on it [black album]

This listen didn’t go quite as good as last night, but it can’t always be a knock-out. No album can really do that.“Le Grind” didn’t appeal to me very much.“Cindy C” was starting to lose momentum. I still enjoyed it … Continue reading

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3x the charm… TBA isn’t charming??

Might be because I got a load off my mind today. Could be because I haven’t been thinking about the album or Prince much at all today. Whatever the case may be, tonight was a really good night for this … Continue reading

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The Black Album: basic reaction

I gave it a listen yesterday, but too much was going on in my head for me to ground myself. Right now, I’m just going to dip into today’s listen and go track by track. My reaction to the album … Continue reading

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The Black “Album”

Originally a setlist of music for Sheila E’s birthday party, it wasn’t meant to become an album. After coming off SOTT, Prince started writing music that’s more fun and less serious like SOTT was. Dance music for the party combined … Continue reading

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The Black Album: 3rd trip to the funky party

I haven’t written an entry in what feels like so long. I feel like a lot has happened since I played TGE. Of course most of it was schoolwork… a lot of schoolwork. I was starting to feel a little … Continue reading

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The Black Album: one funky, drug-driven party

I dabbled and listened to a few random tracks from “Dirty Mind” and “Controversy” beforehand. First, I checked out “Dirty Mind, Uptown, Head & Sister” and I did “Controversy, Sexuality and Let’s Work”. That last choice was actually a smart one.Because … Continue reading

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