Prince Ruined this Post

So the original plan was that I would do a “worst (or maybe the best) of Prince” post. It was going to focus on “Bat Dance,” his ass-less MTV movie award stretch pants, whatever scenes I could find from Under the Cherry Moon and probably more oddball stuff Prince has done in front of cameras.Continue reading “Prince Ruined this Post”

Electric Word Life: Track by Track with Purple Rain (Side 1)

Let’s Go Crazy Every song on the first half of Purple Rain starts with sections that are irrelevant to the rest of the song. “Let’s go Crazy” has the longest one, a full minute of free associative pseudo-preaching over a trembling keyboard solo. Then the song kicks into an up-tempo rocker that, minus a couple ofContinue reading “Electric Word Life: Track by Track with Purple Rain (Side 1)”