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Thread started 09/27/14 6:07am

cmortimer

ART OFFICIAL CAGE: Lyrics here

Had a go at transcribing track 1.
Can anyone do the German/Dutch intro in both English and the native language?

Any other errors?
Copyright Prince/NPG of course!!

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ART OFFICIAL CAGE
Welcome home class

U come a long way


Come on let's go

Free people, come on let's go

Free the people, free the people


Eye woke up in the city in a bit of a rage

Trying to free my mind from this art official cage.

[?]..from an early age

A place in heaven far off in the future


Come on let's go

Free the people, come on let's go

Art official

Art official cage


Ghettos 2 the left of me, Marz 2 the right

Why does my kingdom come only where's at night

Why should I expect if eye'm not willing 2 fight

A place in heaven somewhere in the future


Art official, art official

Art official cage


Louder than a bomb since the day of my birth

Got me second class when eye got here first

Lovely score but how am eye supposed 2 know what it's worth

Art official age in the future


Free the people, come on let's go

Starting from the top getting higher so

Never going back underwater, no

Brand new boogie without the hero

Sure Minneapolis get this, no

Eye'm going up lady liberty's dress and blow, blow, blow


Art Official, free the people

Art official, art official

Art official cage


Art official cage

We need u 2 tell us what u know

We need u 2 tell us what u know


Art official cage

Art official cage

Art official cage

Art official cage, cage, cage, cage, cage, cage, cage

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Reply #1 posted 09/27/14 6:53am

thedance

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cmortimer said:


Can anyone do the German/Dutch intro in both English and the native language?


^ the intro is in danish,


Bass-Ida (I guess its her), is speaking danish at the beginning of "Art Official Cage"

Quote:

"Mine damer og herrer, konger og dronninger og alt det midt imellem, velkommen til timen, I skal til at gøre noget der vil forandre jeres liv for evigt - åben det her bur".

as a dane that's a HUGE surprise.... to hear her shouting that, I think her accent / dialect is from the city Aarhus in Denmark, rather cool and also funny too. eek cool

Translation:

"Ladies and gentlemen, kings and queens and everything in between, welcome to the class, you are about to do something that will change your life forever - open this cage."

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Reply #2 posted 09/28/14 3:01am

FVE76

Many thx 4 those lyrics guys cool I'm disappointed that they are not given with the CD unlike PE :/

I'm French and not bilingual you know, so I need those lyrics for understanding what I'm listening smile

So thanks again wink

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Reply #3 posted 09/30/14 1:33pm

Ramzoo

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I listened twice the album and I really don't dig AOC & Affirmation.... confused

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Reply #4 posted 09/30/14 1:39pm

TheKid94

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Ramzoo said:

I listened twice the album and I really don't dig AOC & Affirmation.... confused



That's so sad. sad
I think AOC is one of his best album openers. It's so powerful and just bumps.
[Edited 9/30/14 13:41pm]
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Reply #5 posted 09/30/14 4:14pm

terrig

Loving art official cage....as I sit here on a plane escaping NYC for a less constructed existence in Costa Rica ....I feel like I am indeed escaping an art official cage. These Albums speak to a life with history yet being open and available for something new !
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Reply #6 posted 09/30/14 4:40pm

CharismaDove

Love how AOC mixes recent music with that 80s bass sound cool very catchy and and club-oriented, in a decent way. "sounds like an Enrique Iglesias club track", and won't lie, I really do like this song a lot. His voice is.... another story.

I guess you know me well, I dont like winter, but I seem to get a kick outta doing you cold
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Reply #7 posted 09/30/14 8:48pm

williamb610

It sounds like he says "Shhh" and "City" at the beginning. So, for all intents and purposes, it sounds like he says "Shitty". Listen to it...

Prince cursed on a record!

Ha Ha!

Also, at the very end he says "Age...Age...Age", not Cage!

[Edited 9/30/14 20:50pm]

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