Episode 82: Venus De Milo & Alexa De Paris

On Episode 82 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I take a break from lyric dissection so I can talk about two instrumental tracks from the Parade era. The beautiful piano and orchestral album track, "Venus de Milo," and the bombastic guitar rocker, "Alexa de Paris." https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2021/02/06/venus-de-milo-alexa-de-paris-press-rewind-prince-lyrics-podcast/ What exactly is there to talk … Continue reading Episode 82: Venus De Milo & Alexa De Paris

Episode 81: Life Can Be So Nice

On Episode 81 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I welcome a brand new guest to the show, Roy Turner (@TrickyKid2 on Twitter) of Tricky Kid Media (https://www.facebook.com/TrickyKidRadio/), to talk with me about his favorite song, "Life Can Be So Nice." This jubilant and chaotic Parade track soundtracks a memorable scene in Under the Cherry Moon, and it brings … Continue reading Episode 81: Life Can Be So Nice

Episode 80: Girls & Boys

On Episode 80 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I'm joined by Christy Norman from The Mountains & the Sea and Killer Fun podcasts to test our French on the fun and funky "Girls and Boys" from Parade. Is this the first ever officially recorded Prince rap? Let me know! https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2021/01/18/girls-and-boys-press-rewind-prince-lyrics-podcast/ "She had … Continue reading Episode 80: Girls & Boys

Episode 79: Under the Cherry Moon

On Episode 79 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Todd Sanzone (@PRN4EVR on Twitter) joins me again to discuss the Parade track that also shares the title of the film it was featured in, "Under the Cherry Moon." A Baroque-pop masterpiece with connections to Graffiti Bridge AND Purple Rain, this romantic song has tragedy, poetry, and possibly even sex … Continue reading Episode 79: Under the Cherry Moon

Episode 77: New Position

On Episode 77 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Eloy Lasanta and I talk about the short, funky, innuendo-filled Parade track, "New Position." Is there more to this song than meets the ear, or is this a classic case of overthinking the lyrics? We'll let you be the judge! https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2020/12/18/new-position-press-rewind-prince-lyrics-podcast/ "Let's go fishing in the river, … Continue reading Episode 77: New Position

Episode 76: Christopher Tracy’s Parade

On Episode 76 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I am once again joined by Julian Long to talk about the lyrics for "Christopher Tracy's Parade," the first track from Parade, which served as the soundtrack to the film, Under the Cherry Moon. For a song without many lyrics, there is a lot to talk about … Continue reading Episode 76: Christopher Tracy’s Parade