Episode 30: Private Joy

On Episode 30 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, author and blogger Laura Tiebert (lauratiebert.com) joins me to talk about the inspiration behind “Private Joy” as well as some of the quirkiness that can be found within the lyrics of this upbeat pop track from Prince's Controversy album. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/07/29/prince-lyrics-private-joy/ "Only I know, only … Continue reading Episode 30: Private Joy

Episode 29: Do Me, Baby

On Episode 29 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I go it alone to talk through the lyrical structure of "Do Me, Baby" from his album Controversy, as basically an eight minute sexual act put to music while also dissecting Prince's choice to play the passive role as the song's subject. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/07/24/prince-lyrics-do-me-baby/ "You … Continue reading Episode 29: Do Me, Baby

Episode 28: Sexuality

On Episode 28 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Erica Thompson (APurpleDayInDecember.com) & I dig deep into hidden (and not so hidden) meanings and discuss Prince's call to action for the Controversy track, "Sexuality." https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/07/17/prince-lyrics-sexuality/ "Reproduction of a new breed, leaders, stand up, organize" Hey, it’s a Prince song from the early ‘80s called … Continue reading Episode 28: Sexuality

Episode 27: Controversy

On Episode 27 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Karen Shedrick & I kick off the Controversy album by discussing the myriad of themes Prince addresses in this classic title track. Themes not only meant for this one particular song, but themes that permeated the entire album. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/07/07/prince-lyrics-controversy/ "I just can't believe all the … Continue reading Episode 27: Controversy

Episode 25: Sister

On Episode 25 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, the brave and noble Zachary Hoskins from the Dance/Music/Sex/Romance blog at PrinceSongs.org joins me again to talk about "Sister," one of the most "WTF" tracks of Prince's career. This controversial song can be found on Prince's 3rd album, Dirty Mind. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/06/16/prince-lyrics-sister/ "Oh, sister. Don't … Continue reading Episode 25: Sister

Episode 24: Head

On Episode 24 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Zachary Hoskins from the Dance/Music/Sex/Romance blog at PrinceSongs.org joins me to talk about "Head," one of the filthiest and funkiest tracks from Prince's 3rd album, Dirty Mind. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/06/12/prince-lyrics-head/ "You're such a hunk, so full of spunk. I'll give you head." Welp, Prince had been … Continue reading Episode 24: Head

Episode 22: Gotta Broken Heart Again

On Episode 22 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Karen Shedrick joins me again to discuss Prince's relationship woes on the bluesy "Gotta Broken Heart Again" from his 3rd album, Dirty Mind. We also offer up our own interpretations of what the loud bang at the end of the song signifies! https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/05/31/prince-lyrics-gotta-broken-heart-again/ "'Cause … Continue reading Episode 22: Gotta Broken Heart Again