“1999” by Prince - album review

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TJR says

Fifth album in five consecutive years from the hard-working entertainer, now aged 24. He's got material galore in store for the fans in this four-sided extravaganza. 70 minutes. Groan. It'd be churlish to deny the brilliant musical accomplishment of the title track in the first six minutes, but by the time of the solos in “Little Red Corvette” my nose is well and truly turned up. This is basically just a Daryl Hall and John Oates record isn't it? And so the whole sorry affair drags on, naff lyrics, annoying falsetto and all, only slightly saved by “All The Critics Love U In New York” which brings a welcome sense of new wave edge. It's too little, too late though. Put me right off purple he has.

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A1 [06:15] 5.8.png Prince - 1999 (Prince Rogers Nelson) Disco / Funk
A2 [05:03] 4.5.png Prince - Little Red Corvette (Prince Rogers Nelson) Pop
A3 [04:00] 2.5.png Prince - Delirious (Prince Rogers Nelson) Pop
B1 [07:21] 2.3.png Prince - Let's Pretend We're Married (Prince Rogers Nelson) Pop
B2 [08:17] 2.6.png Prince - D.M.S.R. (Prince Rogers Nelson) Disco / Funk
C1 [09:28] 4.4.png Prince - Automatic (Prince Rogers Nelson) Pop
C2 [04:02] 4.1.png Prince - Something In The Water (Does Not Compute) (Prince Rogers Nelson) Pop
C3 [05:08] 4.8.png Prince - Free (Prince Rogers Nelson) Pop Ballad
D1 [08:19] 5.0.png Prince - Lady Cab Driver (Prince Rogers Nelson) Disco / Funk
D2 [05:59] 5.7.png Prince - All The Critics Love U In New York (Prince Rogers Nelson) Pop
D3 [06:37] 1.8.png Prince - International Lover (Prince Rogers Nelson) R n B

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