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Article: Pitchfork names ‘Purple Rain’ second-best soundtrack ever

The Current has published the following article entitled "Pitchfork names ‘Purple Rain’ second-best soundtrack ever":

https://blog.thecurrent.o...rack-ever/
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Reply #1 posted 02/22/19 3:36am

JorisE73

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The Current has published the following article entitled "Pitchfork names ‘Purple Rain’ second-best soundtrack ever": https://blog.thecurrent.o...rack-ever/


Curtis Mayfield's Superfly is at number 1, I can't be mad about that lol
The Superfly album is a stone cold classic like Purple Rain.

[Edited 2/22/19 3:36am]

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Reply #2 posted 02/22/19 4:42am

Darshy

Should have been nbr 1; way more dynamic, exhilarating etc than any other soundtrack
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Reply #3 posted 02/22/19 11:58am

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Darshy said:

Should have been nbr 1; way more dynamic, exhilarating etc than any other soundtrack


Clearly, not.

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Reply #4 posted 02/22/19 1:39pm

Darshy

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Darshy said:


Should have been nbr 1; way more dynamic, exhilarating etc than any other soundtrack


Clearly, not.


It was ranked nbr 2 so ur 'clearly, not' response is, er, clearly, nonsensical!
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Reply #5 posted 02/22/19 3:16pm

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Darshy said:

TrivialPursuit said:


Clearly, not.

It was ranked nbr 2 so ur 'clearly, not' response is, er, clearly, nonsensical!


You said no other soundtrack was as dynamic, etc. and that it should be number one. CLEARLY, someone else thought different. That's my point. I guess for some people you have to spell it out. I forget where I'm posting sometimes, assuming people can read. My bad.

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Reply #6 posted 02/22/19 4:00pm

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TrivialPursuit said:

Darshy said:

TrivialPursuit said: It was ranked nbr 2 so ur 'clearly, not' response is, er, clearly, nonsensical!


You said no other soundtrack was as dynamic, etc. and that it should be number one. CLEARLY, someone else thought different. That's my point. I guess for some people you have to spell it out. I forget where I'm posting sometimes, assuming people can read. My bad.


The poster (Darshy) said that the soundtrack was way more dynamic and exhilirating. What is IMPLIED is that the poster is giving their own opinion. Reading between the lines is a more developed skill than your ability to read what is on the page (wonderful achievement they should build a statue to you at a pigeon colony). So in fact you have shown a lack of ability to read shades of meaning.

I got that you were attempting a joke, and your sniping vainglorious comment was your attempt to defend a weak joke. Really is it worth being so mean to defend something that is A) a tawdry joke that pretends to misunderstand the poster was giving an opinion. B) Adds nothing to the conversation, C) Makes people less likely to post in the future (toxic behavior).

The fact one person thought different did not invalidate the posters opinion. You forget where you are posting sometimes, as this is the Prince.org and is not your personal dumping ground. Until you do anything of note where you could generate a fansite, perhaps reconsider intermittently shitting on people in the most simplistic manner. People are all different kinds of the same you don't have a monopoly on intellect or taste, so why not turn over a new leaf. If it makes you happy I will leave a spelling mistake for you to pick up on, I am sure that is the sort of thing that makes you feel superior. Narstye.

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Reply #7 posted 02/23/19 4:21pm

Darshy

robertgeorge said:



TrivialPursuit said:




Darshy said:


TrivialPursuit said: It was ranked nbr 2 so ur 'clearly, not' response is, er, clearly, nonsensical!


You said no other soundtrack was as dynamic, etc. and that it should be number one. CLEARLY, someone else thought different. That's my point. I guess for some people you have to spell it out. I forget where I'm posting sometimes, assuming people can read. My bad.




The poster (Darshy) said that the soundtrack was way more dynamic and exhilirating. What is IMPLIED is that the poster is giving their own opinion. Reading between the lines is a more developed skill than your ability to read what is on the page (wonderful achievement they should build a statue to you at a pigeon colony). So in fact you have shown a lack of ability to read shades of meaning.

I got that you were attempting a joke, and your sniping vainglorious comment was your attempt to defend a weak joke. Really is it worth being so mean to defend something that is A) a tawdry joke that pretends to misunderstand the poster was giving an opinion. B) Adds nothing to the conversation, C) Makes people less likely to post in the future (toxic behavior).

The fact one person thought different did not invalidate the posters opinion. You forget where you are posting sometimes, as this is the Prince.org and is not your personal dumping ground. Until you do anything of note where you could generate a fansite, perhaps reconsider intermittently shitting on people in the most simplistic manner. People are all different kinds of the same you don't have a monopoly on intellect or taste, so why not turn over a new leaf. If it makes you happy I will leave a spelling mistake for you to pick up on, I am sure that is the sort of thing that makes you feel superior. Narstye.


Thanks for ur support. If a thread is started and we can't even give an opinion then what's the point.
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Reply #8 posted 02/23/19 5:05pm

robertgeorge

Darshy said:

robertgeorge said:


The poster (Darshy) said that the soundtrack was way more dynamic and exhilirating. What is IMPLIED is that the poster is giving their own opinion. Reading between the lines is a more developed skill than your ability to read what is on the page (wonderful achievement they should build a statue to you at a pigeon colony). So in fact you have shown a lack of ability to read shades of meaning.

I got that you were attempting a joke, and your sniping vainglorious comment was your attempt to defend a weak joke. Really is it worth being so mean to defend something that is A) a tawdry joke that pretends to misunderstand the poster was giving an opinion. B) Adds nothing to the conversation, C) Makes people less likely to post in the future (toxic behavior).

The fact one person thought different did not invalidate the posters opinion. You forget where you are posting sometimes, as this is the Prince.org and is not your personal dumping ground. Until you do anything of note where you could generate a fansite, perhaps reconsider intermittently shitting on people in the most simplistic manner. People are all different kinds of the same you don't have a monopoly on intellect or taste, so why not turn over a new leaf. If it makes you happy I will leave a spelling mistake for you to pick up on, I am sure that is the sort of thing that makes you feel superior. Narstye.

Thanks for ur support. If a thread is started and we can't even give an opinion then what's the point.

No problem, I tire of people who don't allow you to have an opinion, feel they automatically have the higher ground on any discussion, and are free to question your knowledge and intelligence at the drop of a mood swing. We need to let people share opinions, and even dare I say ask questions that have been asked or can be easily googled (I am happy for example to revisit my configuration of a single disc Emancipation or ignore the thread as is my want.)

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Reply #9 posted 02/24/19 11:33am

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It's all subjective.

I don't agree that 'Purple Rain' was Prince 'at his prime'. For me, that is 'Sign 'O' Times' along with some of his later work. 'Purple Rain' is exceptional, but the focus on that one album and its success is as damaging to Prince's legacy as it is beneficial. And I don't feel its contents are that representative of Prince's career as a whole - rather it is a singular galvanising moment.
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Reply #10 posted 02/24/19 12:00pm

SoulAlive

JorisE73 said:


Curtis Mayfield's Superfly is at number 1, I can't be mad about that lol
The Superfly album is a stone cold classic like Purple Rain.

I agree,the Superfly soundtrack is incredible.One of my absolute favorites music

but where the heck is Saturday Night Fever?! confuse I can't believe that they excluded it from this list.

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Reply #11 posted 02/24/19 1:09pm

NorthC

JorisE73 said:



Latin said:


The Current has published the following article entitled "Pitchfork names ‘Purple Rain’ second-best soundtrack ever": https://blog.thecurrent.o...rack-ever/


Curtis Mayfield's Superfly is at number 1, I can't be mad about that lol
The Superfly album is a stone cold classic like Purple Rain.

[Edited 2/22/19 3:36am]


Nothing against Curtis, I love Superfly, but I have to say that the songs on Purple Rain are much stronger.
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Reply #12 posted 02/24/19 5:52pm

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OperatingThetan said:

It's all subjective. I don't agree that 'Purple Rain' was Prince 'at his prime'. For me, that is 'Sign 'O' Times' along with some of his later work. 'Purple Rain' is exceptional, but the focus on that one album and its success is as damaging to Prince's legacy as it is beneficial. And I don't feel its contents are that representative of Prince's career as a whole - rather it is a singular galvanising moment.

Planet Earth, right?

But no seriously, could you expand on how Purple Rain was a damaging force?

[Edited 2/24/19 17:55pm]

A certain kind of mellow.
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Reply #13 posted 02/25/19 11:37am

NorthC

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OperatingThetan said:


It's all subjective. I don't agree that 'Purple Rain' was Prince 'at his prime'. For me, that is 'Sign 'O' Times' along with some of his later work. 'Purple Rain' is exceptional, but the focus on that one album and its success is as damaging to Prince's legacy as it is beneficial. And I don't feel its contents are that representative of Prince's career as a whole - rather it is a singular galvanising moment.


Planet Earth, right?

But no seriously, could you expand on how Purple Rain was a damaging force?

[Edited 2/24/19 17:55pm]


Maybe because journos keep writing about him as "the Purple Rain singer", the new reissues are on purple vinyl... Whenever it's about Prince, it's always purple this, purple that...
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Reply #14 posted 02/25/19 10:40pm

Mikado

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NorthC said:

Mikado said:

Planet Earth, right?

But no seriously, could you expand on how Purple Rain was a damaging force?

[Edited 2/24/19 17:55pm]

Maybe because journos keep writing about him as "the Purple Rain singer", the new reissues are on purple vinyl... Whenever it's about Prince, it's always purple this, purple that...


Prince adopted Purple as his color before Purple Rain with 1999, and kept using it. I think it's fair...

A certain kind of mellow.
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Reply #15 posted 02/26/19 7:00pm

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That’s an extremely eclectic list. Those top two could be flip flopped or not, both are fantastic. I would’ve put Singles higher because it did a great job of documenting an important musical movement. For me, Boomerang should be in the top 10, maybe top 5. That had so many great songs. End of the Road, Hot Sex on a Platter, Feels Like Heaven, Love Shoulda Brought You Home, etc. Just great stuff.
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Reply #16 posted 02/27/19 3:59am

rogifan

Of course it should be #1. But then again I don’t really think of it as a soundtrack even though technically it is.
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