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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 7]

[…continued from last post] Prince : 1999 SDLX box disc 2 –Promo Mixes + B-sides – US – CD  [2019] 1999 [7″ stereo edit] 3:36 1999 [mono promo-only edit] 3:35 Free [ promo-only edit] 4:35 How Come U Don’t Call … Continue reading

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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 6]

[…continued from last post] When the time came to wrap up the “1999” album, Prince decided to use a pull-out-the-stops slow jam that had the whiff of material originally written for The Time, but for reasons of his own, he … Continue reading

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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 5]

[…continued from this post] As we dive into the final side of “1999,” we’ve got three long songs that were not singles as the almost unstructured second half of the album came to a conclusion. “Lady Cab Driver” was the … Continue reading

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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 4]

[…continued from last post] The third virtual 12″ single in the album sequence following on from “Let’s Pretend We’re Married” at 7:20, “D.M.S.R.” at 8:05, was the 9:24 track “Automatic.” The longest song yet on this double album. This song … Continue reading

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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Next we leave the three hit singles for what to me forms the core of the “1999” album to these ears. “Let’s Pretend We’re Married” was the fourth single from the album, and it trailed singles … Continue reading

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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 2]

[…continued from last post] While “1999” was an instant classic to these ears; second only to the compulsive pull of  “Controversy” at the time, the fact was that the title track and first release single to “1999” was only a … Continue reading

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I Just Dropped Three Figures on Prince’s LAST Box …And Now It’s Time To REALLY Commit For “Sign O’ The Times” Boxed Set Of God

¡Ay Dios Mio! If you can remember back to fall of 2019, there was going to be a super deluxe box of Prince’s iconic “1999” album that I fancied getting. It was $60 and I was trying frantically to save … Continue reading

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