Episode 8: So Blue

On Episode 8 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I cover the pensive and slightly depressing, “So Blue” from Prince's debut album For You. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/02/15/prince-lyrics-episode-8-so-blue/ "You meant the world to me, but now you're gone and I'm so blue." The guitar swirls around you as the track begins, grabbing your attention like so … Continue reading Episode 8: So Blue

Episode 7: My Love is Forever

On Episode 7 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I cover one of my personal favorites, the underrated seventh track on For You, “My Love Is Forever.” A hallmark card put to music that brings joy to listeners with its upbeat musical composition. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/02/08/prince-lyrics-episode-7-my-love-is-forever/ "You don't have to worry, my love is forever." … Continue reading Episode 7: My Love is Forever

Episode 6: Baby

On Episode 6 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I take on the heavier subject matter of For You’s sixth track, “Baby.” Prince fools you into thinking the song is only about love before adding a deeper story of a young couple facing some serious choices.  https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/01/30/prince-lyrics-episode-6-baby/ “Baby, what are we going to … Continue reading Episode 6: Baby

Episode 5: Just as Long as We’re Together

On Episode 5 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I tackle For You’s fifth track, “Just As Long As We're Together.” This fun, funky jam is an excellent opportunity for a young Prince to show off his musical chops, but what about this song's lyrics? https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/01/17/prince-lyrics-episode-5-just-as-long-as-were-together/ “I’ll get the music, baby; you bring … Continue reading Episode 5: Just as Long as We’re Together

Episode 4: Crazy You

On Episode 4 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I tackle For You’s fourth track, “Crazy You.” Is there some hidden darkness in this short, beautiful, acoustic ballad? Let's discuss! https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2019/01/09/prince-lyrics-episode-4-crazy-you/ “I’m so strung out, thinking about the crazy things you do.” After disco dancing for a couple of sexy, upbeat tracks, Prince … Continue reading Episode 4: Crazy You

Episode 2: In Love

Episode Summary: On Episode 2 of the Press Rewind - Prince Lyrics Podcast, I dive into the second track, “In Love,” from Prince's debut album. I explore the song’s themes of lust, puppy love, and highlight an early example of Prince using water metaphors to describe female sexuality. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2018/12/19/episode-2-in-love/ “What more do I have to … Continue reading Episode 2: In Love

Episode 1: Intro/For You

Episode Summary: In my introductory episode for the Press Rewind - Prince Lyrics Podcast, I spend some time explaining the premise of the show, my intro to Prince's music back in 1983, as well as discussing the lyrics to his very first album track, "For You.”https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2018/12/07/prince-lyrics-episode-1-intro-for-you/"All of this and more is for you. With love, … Continue reading Episode 1: Intro/For You