Episode 87: Sometimes It Snows in April

On Episode 87 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Jerry Bonner (@JBonner71) joins me to discuss the somber, wistful ballad, "Sometimes It Snows in April" from Parade. We discuss a few lyrical question marks that the song asks as well as connection to the film and the accidental eulogy that the song became … Continue reading Episode 87: Sometimes It Snows in April

Episode 86: Anotherloverholenyohead

On Episode 86 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I welcome first-time guest, musician Rhonda Nicole (rhondanicole.com) to the show to talk with me about the uber-funky penultimate track off Parade, "Anotherloverholenyohead." https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2021/03/19/anotherloverholenyohead-press-rewind-prince-lyrics-podcast/ "We are brothers and sisters united all 4 love." Parade is filled with many songs that bring joy to the … Continue reading Episode 86: Anotherloverholenyohead

Episode 85: Kiss

On Episode 85 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, author, blogger, and speaker Laura Tiebert (lauratiebert.com) joins me to talk about one of Prince's biggest hits, "Kiss." Despite a complicated and messy origin story, "Kiss" is most famous for its stellar guitar work, Prince's impeccable falsetto, fun yet straightforward lyrics, and that startling … Continue reading Episode 85: Kiss

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