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Sign O' The Times

Advantages: An original sounding double disc
Disadvantages: Some of the songs are a little dated

I have to admit that I’m filled with trepidation at the prospect of writing this review. As any of you who have cast your critical eyes over my previous Prince album ops will know (and if you haven’t looked, please don’t), they were, well, crap. In my def ...

KTDouthwaite 23.03.2005 · Read full review
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The opus!

Advantages: Uplifting; thoughful; style-spanning and funky; lyrics printed in full
Disadvantages: The price of the album varies so shop around!

Quite simply for me this double album is Prince's opus. Heavily jazz influenced whilst combining Prince's ability to produce avant garde soul, funk and pop/rock numbers and the distinctive quirky qualities from a Prince record - what more could I have ask ...

d_w86 31.07.2007 · Read full review
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Sign Of The Times-Prince (Can I still call him that?)

Advantages: Familiar,catchy,poppy classic tunes that helped to define the 80s era.
Disadvantages: He is sometimes annoying experimental but this album does stay quite consistent throughout.

Ok, so I know that Prince (oops sorry! The artist formerly known as Prince) is a bit old school but I honestly feel that his music is still relevant nowadays. Sure he is a bit of a loony, with all the symbol stuff/media p*ss take stunts and all but the mu ...

SpookyMoon 29.05.2009 · Read full review
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Another Gold-selling studio album from Diana Ross

Advantages: Most of the recordings are top notch.
Disadvantages: The cringeworthy, pseudo-rock number, We Are The Children of The World.

US Release: 9/1984 UK Release: 10/1984 Background Though her two legendary concerts in Central Park were nothing short of triumphant, epic events (where she performed to over 1.3 million people in over two nights - the first night ending prematurely ...

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"Promise" fulfilled

Advantages: Consistency of tracks, smooth melodies.
Disadvantages: Might be a bit cliché for some. Not the strongest vocals.

I couldn’t review the “Best Of” compilation without reviewing my favourite Sade album: “Promise” is the 2nd album by Sade and was released in 1985. Essentially it is a continuation of where the 1st album “Diamond Life” left off and I would characterise th ...

music-mad 16.06.2009 · Read full review
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