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Reply #60 posted 09/19/14 1:25pm

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Its a grower...yet again

Prince might be onto something with AOA

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Reply #61 posted 09/19/14 1:55pm

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Noodled24 said:

Is this the only Version of the song? I'm still wondering if AOA and PE will both contain this track or if this version is taken from AOA and the PE version will be more guitar heavy?

The PE version will be the same as the radio rip and Arsenio and almost every 3EG live show this year

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Reply #62 posted 09/19/14 4:19pm

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FunknRoll is Epic.

I've previously slated it after hearing it live. But this is a great little tune. The way the guitars seem to laugh the intro at you, instantly switching to a light and airy neptunes esque beat with Prince throwing out his best party catchphrases. Then off into a darker dance element. There are parts towards the end that call back to loose!/Get loose. Although not blatently.

I think it's great. But I don't think it works live. Or at least. I prefer the synths on the studio take to the horns on the live performances (that I've heard).

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Reply #63 posted 09/19/14 4:32pm

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I was expecting Snoop Dogg to jump in somewhere. Love the guitar on my favorite parts (where the horns be at), and the soaring ending.
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Reply #64 posted 09/19/14 5:07pm

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I'm diggin this. music

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Reply #65 posted 09/19/14 5:46pm

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Not sure if anyone's mentioned it already, and im sory if they have, but... when this dropped over the PA before P came on stage at Roundhouse it sounded absolutely SICK. I'm a young dude at 24 and am very familiar with this "Club" sound and i'll be the first to tell you this sound is dated by at least 3 or 4 years by club standards, but it really doesnt matter. The track is BANGIN. The first half of the track has that miami bass feel and by the end, it blurs into a serious Pendulum vibe (big drum&bass act from the UK)... all dated sounds but this track really does have that unique Prince twist. I am a DJ and would never dream of dropping tracks that this song has obviously been influenced by, but this track as a stand alone tune is SLAMMING.

Just an opinion from somebody from the younger generation who is actively involved in the UK music/club scence.

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Reply #66 posted 09/19/14 7:08pm

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Thank you.

n1cholas90 said:

Not sure if anyone's mentioned it already, and im sory if they have, but... when this dropped over the PA before P came on stage at Roundhouse it sounded absolutely SICK. I'm a young dude at 24 and am very familiar with this "Club" sound and i'll be the first to tell you this sound is dated by at least 3 or 4 years by club standards, but it really doesnt matter. The track is BANGIN. The first half of the track has that miami bass feel and by the end, it blurs into a serious Pendulum vibe (big drum&bass act from the UK)... all dated sounds but this track really does have that unique Prince twist. I am a DJ and would never dream of dropping tracks that this song has obviously been influenced by, but this track as a stand alone tune is SLAMMING.

Just an opinion from somebody from the younger generation who is actively involved in the UK music/club scence.

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Reply #67 posted 09/19/14 8:33pm

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Love it!

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Reply #68 posted 09/19/14 9:10pm

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When he get into those "I don't really care..." lines and the song takes off in a different direction then that scream! Perfection!!!

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Reply #69 posted 09/19/14 11:16pm

Romeoblu

It looks like the Yay's are out weighing the Nay's yet again on this one.
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Reply #70 posted 09/19/14 11:29pm

NuPwrSoul

The second half of the song, when the beat kicks up is sweet... but I'm still meh on this. In part because I want to hear more of Prince... and there is little here where he comes through. It's like he handed over a song (or an idea for a song) to Josh and said "finish this." The way he used to have Keith KC Cohen do back in the 90s. Also, I'm not a fan of that bottle knock percussive sound... Beamers, Benz, or Bentleys did it better: https://www.youtube.com/w...TR7yvONCV8

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Reply #71 posted 09/19/14 11:55pm

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NuPwrSoul said:

Beamers, Benz, or Bentleys did it better: https://www.youtube.com/w...TR7yvONCV8

Not available in my country, but yt has plenty of alternatives so I can see what you mean.

And yes, you are probably right!

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Reply #72 posted 09/20/14 3:13am

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data2000 said:

I think you´re right. Thank you for this good information.

The Idigo Shows were awesome and I did not know that Baby Love is from Motrhers Finest... Shelby did great... But I still suffer from Dr. John... For the memories

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Sounds like 'mother futher' to me

Yeah it does - probably just the way he sings it. In context of where Prince is at the moment it makes sense - Mothers Finest "Another Mother Further" is a rock/funk/metal hybrid from the 70's that I suspect has been an influence on Prince lately with stuff like Plectrum Electrum, which is where FUNKNROLL also appears.

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Reply #73 posted 09/20/14 6:49am

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On a first listen I'd say it's a mess, a complete, total, unlistenable mess and I think Mr. Welton has a lot to do with it.

It's rare that I think such a thing of a new prince track, I may like 'em more or less, but I don't recall thinking one was a mess since Purple & Gold.

On the other hand, because it's so very messy, it's very possible that I somehow "missed" it. It may grow on me with time, or not, we'll c smile

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Reply #74 posted 09/20/14 6:58am

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databank said:

On a first listen I'd say it's a mess, a complete, total, unlistenable mess and I think Mr. Welton has a lot to do with it.

It's rare that I think such a thing of a new prince track, I may like 'em more or less, but I don't recall thinking one was a mess since Purple & Gold.

On the other hand, because it's so very messy, it's very possible that I somehow "missed" it. It may grow on me with time, or not, we'll c smile

This reminded of a quote "...it's either complete rubbish, or so genius that I don't get it." smile

[Edited 9/20/14 7:04am]

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Reply #75 posted 09/20/14 7:00am

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That fucking outro tho! music headbang

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Reply #76 posted 09/20/14 7:07am

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Genesia said:disbelief I honestly haven't been this disappointed with a new release since New Power Soul. Unless he has a Wasted Kisses hiding on there somewhere, this is a bust, for me. yeahthat
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Reply #77 posted 09/20/14 7:18am

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bored More sellout shit. That's alright though because I'm leaving this album on the store shelves to collect dust.

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Reply #78 posted 09/20/14 7:24am

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breakbeat said:



databank said:


On a first listen I'd say it's a mess, a complete, total, unlistenable mess and I think Mr. Welton has a lot to do with it.


It's rare that I think such a thing of a new prince track, I may like 'em more or less, but I don't recall thinking one was a mess since Purple & Gold.


On the other hand, because it's so very messy, it's very possible that I somehow "missed" it. It may grow on me with time, or not, we'll c smile




This reminded of a quote "...it's either complete rubbish, or so genius that I don't get it." smile

[Edited 9/20/14 7:04am]


It's the latter. smile
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Reply #79 posted 09/20/14 7:24am

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SchlomoThaHomo said:

That fucking outro tho! music headbang


I know! smile
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Reply #80 posted 09/20/14 7:40am

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databank said:

On a first listen I'd say it's a mess, a complete, total, unlistenable mess and I think Mr. Welton has a lot to do with it.

It's rare that I think such a thing of a new prince track, I may like 'em more or less, but I don't recall thinking one was a mess since Purple & Gold.

On the other hand, because it's so very messy, it's very possible that I somehow "missed" it. It may grow on me with time, or not, we'll c smile

My thoghts exactly.

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Reply #81 posted 09/20/14 7:55am

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Finally getting to listen to it through my 800W sound system and I've got to say that I hope the CD "sounds" better than this youtube clip. It's so maxed out and compressed it hurts.

I'm saying it, screw remastering the old albums, remaster the last 10, sonically they sound the worst... confused

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Reply #82 posted 09/20/14 8:04am

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Quite surprised, that Funk N Roll charted at 33 in the uk on its debut! Lets see if it can push its way into top 20 this week http://www.hot40uk.com/si...funknroll/

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Reply #83 posted 09/20/14 8:05am

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Prince is finally doing something that sounds different, fresh and covers new ground (for him). It sounds great. It has that bit of passion. Not by the old paths, but the new ones...there lie the adventures.

But why no video clip to go with it?

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Reply #84 posted 09/20/14 8:39am

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mordang said:

Prince is finally doing something that sounds different, fresh and covers new ground (for him). It sounds great. It has that bit of passion. Not by the old paths, but the new ones...there lie the adventures.

But why no video clip to go with it?



There is a video coming for it apparently smile

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Reply #85 posted 09/20/14 8:52am

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this song is not a mess .. it is what every prince song should be .. i won't be surprised if this charts moderately .. it blows crap like breakfast out of the water .. it blows most of his post wb work out of the water .. the only reason this is not a certifiable hit is .. the lyrics are too nice .. i really like this song the way i like some of his other positive upbeat tunes .. but the whole "lets funk n roll .. music good for the soul" bit .. which i personally like a lot .. is not what spoiled little pop shits listen to or buy .. sorry but its true .. the verses are the let down of the song .. same verses he puts in almost every single funk chant song he writes .. same delivery .. but the music behind it all is fantastic .. the chorus is great but too nice .. i love that there is so much more going on than just the typical boring funk groove he always plays .. this song reminds me of housequake in many good ways

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Reply #86 posted 09/20/14 9:05am

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databank said:

On a first listen I'd say it's a mess, a complete, total, unlistenable mess and I think Mr. Welton has a lot to do with it.

It's rare that I think such a thing of a new prince track, I may like 'em more or less, but I don't recall thinking one was a mess since Purple & Gold.

On the other hand, because it's so very messy, it's very possible that I somehow "missed" it. It may grow on me with time, or not, we'll c smile

Messy in what way? It's fairly stripped down for a dance track. Even managing to sound drum&bass like in parts. The guitars are crisp and sharp. The drums sound big. His vocals are clear.

Granted if dance music isn't your thing then fair play. It's unlikely you'd get much from it. But messy implies cluttered, too much going on - and that isn't the case at all.

For the first time in a long time I'd love to hear an extended version of this song where he gets REALLY messy. smile

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Reply #87 posted 09/20/14 9:51am

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Noodled24 said:

databank said:

On a first listen I'd say it's a mess, a complete, total, unlistenable mess and I think Mr. Welton has a lot to do with it.

It's rare that I think such a thing of a new prince track, I may like 'em more or less, but I don't recall thinking one was a mess since Purple & Gold.

On the other hand, because it's so very messy, it's very possible that I somehow "missed" it. It may grow on me with time, or not, we'll c smile

Messy in what way? It's fairly stripped down for a dance track. Even managing to sound drum&bass like in parts. The guitars are crisp and sharp. The drums sound big. His vocals are clear.

Granted if dance music isn't your thing then fair play. It's unlikely you'd get much from it. But messy implies cluttered, too much going on - and that isn't the case at all.

For the first time in a long time I'd love to hear an extended version of this song where he gets REALLY messy. smile

I was just about to post the same thing...Not getting that this is messy. I usually DON'T like his dance trax, but this one gets me moving the second it starts. Fun and Funky! Can't wait to hear an extended version. Can't remember the last time I thought that with a Prince song.

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Reply #88 posted 09/20/14 4:08pm

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Noodled24 said:

databank said:

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Messy in what way?

Overproduced with no real song structure behind it or a hook to draw you in. Meaning just a collection of studio effects. Could you play this bastard on an acoustic guitar or a piano?

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Reply #89 posted 09/20/14 4:45pm

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err yea, am sure he played it acoustically in england at one of the small gigs in london. Might have been at that press conference at that singers house.

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