Sheila E. (1987)

Sheila E.'s time with Prince was nearing its end. Her third, a self-titled album on Paisley Park/Warner Bros. Records, was released on February 24th, 1987. While Prince and Sheila would continue to collaborate through 1988-89's Lovesexy tour, it would be another 26 years before he would help write another song that she would record after … Continue reading Sheila E. (1987)

Episode 119: Lovesexy

On Episode 119 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Erica Thompson ( & I attempt to understand the deeper meanings behind the track "Lovesexy." As the title track to this very spiritual yet sexy album, there must be more than meets the ear. Car metaphors, house/room/furniture double entendres, a vocal performance from Prince for … Continue reading Episode 119: Lovesexy

Episode 116: Glam Slam

On Episode 116 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Prince scholar, author, and #PrinceTwitterThread co-founder, Edgar Kruize and I talk about "Glam Slam" from his Lovesexy album. The song that introduced the name of Prince's future nightclub also gave us "flicka nipple" and "baby scam," so you can't win them all. "This thing we got, it's alive! … Continue reading Episode 116: Glam Slam