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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 Iím 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 havenít looked, please donít), 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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Frantic Romantic

Advantages: Strong mix of pop, dance and R&B, great vocal, well produced
Disadvantages: Overshadowed by the album's biggest hit

Introduction In 1984, the world had been introduced to American singer Jermaine Stewart with his debut album The Word Is Out, which featured a big helping hand from Culture Clubís bassist Mikey Craig. The record label Arista Records had originally s ...

80smusicreviewer 25.08.2011 ∑ Read full review
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I've got this feeling down deep in my soul that I just can't lose

Advantages: classic album, given a fantastic new edition
Disadvantages: Not for people that dislike 80's music....

'Can't Slow Down' , Lionel Richie's second solo album, was originally released in 1983, and was a monster of an album. Eventually selling over 20 million copies, it remained in the Top 10 album chart for over a year, was the U.K's best selling album of 19 ...

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