Sony/Legacy Reissuing Three Out-of-Print Prince Albums

August 5th, 2019 · Comments Off on Sony/Legacy Reissuing Three Out-of-Print Prince Albums

Harkening back to the mid-90s, Sony/Legacy is reissuing the first batch of albums released just after Prince had changed his name to the Love Symbol (O(+>) for the first time ever on vinyl. These albums have been out of print for decades and come with exorbitant prices on the collector’s market. The Versace Experience (Prelude […]

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VIDEO: Prince “Holly Rock”

July 25th, 2019 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Prince “Holly Rock”

Prince’s estate has just released an animated video to accompany “Holly Rock”- the latest single off the posthumously released Originals compilation. It’s a song Prince originally wrote for Sheila E. back in 1985. He recorded it at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles the same week he recorded “Kiss” for his own Parade album. Sheila E.’s […]

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REVIEW: Prince, Originals (Warner Bros.)

June 28th, 2019 · Comments Off on REVIEW: Prince, Originals (Warner Bros.)

Prince’s estate has been a bit of a PR shambles since the star’s sudden death in April of 2016. The lack of any discernible will has led to a never-ending legal battle between Prince’s family and the banks appointed to care for the business dealings of the musician’s vast estate. Despite the financial squabbles, the […]

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Prince is Crazy, Contradicts Himself, Previews New 3rdEyeGirl Song

January 28th, 2014 · Comments Off on Prince is Crazy, Contradicts Himself, Previews New 3rdEyeGirl Song

To paraphrase Walt Whitman: Does Prince contradict himself? Very well, then. He is large, and he contains multitudes. Earlier today, The New York Times reported that two weeks ago Prince Rogers Nelson filed a lawsuit — well, his lawyers did on his behalf, anyway — against 22 bootleggers who allegedly posted unauthorized recordings of his […]

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Prince Showcases New Female Backing Band on Fallon

March 5th, 2013 · Comments Off on Prince Showcases New Female Backing Band on Fallon

Never one to disappoint in a live setting, Prince tore it up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last Friday night to showcase his new, all-female backing band 3rd Eye Girl and his new single “Screwdriver.” He also played the ultra-deep cut “Bambi” off his second, self-titled LP from 1979. Jimmy Fallon announced a forthcoming […]

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Prince Charges Fans to Listen to New Song

February 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on Prince Charges Fans to Listen to New Song

Prince is charging fans to stream a new track, “Boyfriend.” God forbid the man be paid for his music. But Prince’s business practices are so well-documented in their horribleness I can’t be bothered to link any examples, but I can’t blame the guy for trying. He just doesn’t “get it,” try as he might. It’s […]

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VIDEO: Madonna “Give Me All Your Luvin’ (Feat. M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj)”

February 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Madonna “Give Me All Your Luvin’ (Feat. M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj)”

A lot of people hatin’ on that Superbowl performance. Yeah, she was clearly miming, but I thought she was more entertaining than any performer for the past ten years save Prince. And I think her new single is beyond catchy.

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