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

Episode 74: Hello

On Episode 74 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Josh Norman from The Mountains & the Sea podcast (https://www.facebook.com/TMATSPodcast/) joins me to discuss USA for Africa, tabloid culture, scandalous rumors & the lack of basic human decency in Prince's clapback B-side, "Hello." https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2020/11/07/hello-press-rewind-prince-lyrics-podcast/ "We're against hungry children, our record stands tall. There's just … Continue reading Episode 74: Hello

Episode 71: The Ladder

On Episode 71 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Eloy Lasanta from the Prince's Friend YouTube channel joins me in discussing the powerful spiritual ballad "The Ladder" from Prince's 7th album, Around the World in a Day. We spend time discussing the song's genesis in the wake of Purple Rain's success, its inclusion towards the end of the … Continue reading Episode 71: The Ladder

Episode 69: America

On Episode 69 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, writer Zachary Hoskins (princesongs.org) joins me to discuss the "too patriotic for the left and too critical for the right" track, "America," from Prince's 7th album, Around the World In a Day. Why doesn't Jimmy pledge allegiance? Let's discuss. https://press-rewind.blubrry.net/2020/08/23/america-press-rewind-prince-lyrics-podcast/ "Nothing made Jimmy proud. … Continue reading Episode 69: America