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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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3121 out of ten

Advantages: Musicianship, vocals,
Disadvantages: only twelve tracks? a couple of weaker links?

Prince has had his fair share of controversy over the years but 2007 must be one of his most controversial. first there was the outrage from the music industry when his new album was given away free in the Mail on Sunday before it had even been released. ...

jcneil 04.02.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Good tunes

Advantages: dancing tunes
Disadvantages: not enough songs

This album has 12 songs and the songs are very good songs, most of the songs are very catchy and the words to the songs are great. the songs also has a good tune. Although the songs are great I wish that they were a little bit more songs on the album. Pri ...

cincea22 13.01.2008 ∑ Read full review
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