Prince: Passion and Pure Energy (In Praise of a Passing Prince)

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ABSOLUTE GENIUS! There were flowers everywhere, from Scritti Politti’s Absolute to The Smiths and in addition book ending the central image of the man astride his bike on the cover of Purple Rain. It seemed strange that flowers, associated more so for the hippie movement of late sixties America, could become more prevalent as a dynamic visual accompaniment to 1984, than the austere imagery thrown up by George Orwell’s legendary literature and the electronic synth movement that supported it, yet there they were. Prince’s odyssey is a little dated nowadays…read more