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Thread started 03/23/20 5:05am

amokeru

Warner Japan releases His Majesty's Pop Life in CD format



https://wmg.jp/prince/dis...phy/22639/

Release Date: May 27 2020 (Limited Edition / Japan Only Release)
Pop Life <Extended Version> and Paisley Park <Remix> (First time on CD)





[Edited 3/23/20 5:06am]

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Reply #1 posted 03/23/20 5:39am

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amokeru said:



https://wmg.jp/prince/discography/22639/

Release Date: May 27 2020 (Limited Edition / Japan Only Release)
Pop Life <Extended Version> and Paisley Park <Remix> (First time on CD)





[Edited 3/23/20 5:06am]

Madness. Seems HMV has an exclusive version with a Jake card (whatever that is). Thanks for the heads up amokeru cool

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Reply #2 posted 03/23/20 6:59am

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Reply #3 posted 03/23/20 7:22am

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amokeru said:



https://wmg.jp/prince/discography/22639/

Release Date: May 27 2020 (Limited Edition / Japan Only Release)
Pop Life <Extended Version> and Paisley Park <Remix> (First time on CD)





[Edited 3/23/20 5:06am]

I'm so happy!!!! Thank U so much (in those weird days) for this fantastic news! I never understood why during the Record Store Day no digital download was available with the disc.

Now we can at last, getting America (Single Version) & Paisley Park (Extended version) with pristine versions.

Ordered now!

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Reply #4 posted 03/23/20 7:32am

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Ramzoo said:

amokeru said:



https://wmg.jp/prince/discography/22639/

Release Date: May 27 2020 (Limited Edition / Japan Only Release)
Pop Life <Extended Version> and Paisley Park <Remix> (First time on CD)





[Edited 3/23/20 5:06am]

I'm so happy!!!! Thank U so much (in those weird days) for this fantastic news! I never understood why during the Record Store Day no digital download was available with the disc.

Now we can at last, getting America (Single Version) & Paisley Park (Extended version) with pristine versions.

Ordered now!

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Note that "America" will be the album version, not the extended version: https://www.princevault.c...s_Pop_Life

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Reply #5 posted 03/23/20 7:57am

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Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B0862T8RQJ/ and https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B0862TQJ2L/ (no idea what the differences are)

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Tower: https://tower.jp/item/5038544/

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HMV: https://www.hmv.co.jp/en/..._10787842



First amazon one has 24cm x 24cm "Mega Jacket" (amazon exclusive/limited).

From Warner Japan Music site
Paper sleeve jacket release including 4 page original (1985) artwork booklet.







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Reply #6 posted 03/23/20 8:11am

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olb99 said:

Ramzoo said:

I'm so happy!!!! Thank U so much (in those weird days) for this fantastic news! I never understood why during the Record Store Day no digital download was available with the disc.

Now we can at last, getting America (Single Version) & Paisley Park (Extended version) with pristine versions.

Ordered now!

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Note that "America" will be the album version, not the extended version: https://www.princevault.c...s_Pop_Life

[Edited 3/23/20 7:32am]

Thanks, I know it as mentioned in my reply... biggrin

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Reply #7 posted 03/23/20 10:52am

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Very cool release!

Too bad it's not really accessable. confused

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Reply #8 posted 03/23/20 1:41pm

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Import? Or wait for the eventual (someday) release of ATWIAD SDE to have those couple of tracks on CD? hmmm

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Reply #9 posted 03/23/20 6:46pm

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What is "Embracing The Beat"? I'm assuming an instrumental or bonus beats of "When Doves Cry"?

If it breaks when it bends, U better not put it in!
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Reply #10 posted 03/23/20 6:54pm

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Google translate -

His Majesty's Pop Life-The Purple Mix ClubClick image for larger image His Majesty's Pop Life-The Purple Mix ClubPrince Format: CD# 1 Best Seller-Category Seoul R & BCD¥ 2,860SpecificationpriceNew goodsCDWith benefits¥ 2,860¥ 2,860 —CDNo benefits¥ 2,860¥ 2,860 —
The fantasy compilation album is the world's first CD!
A fantastic compilation album that can be said to be the best behind Prince's early sound source, released as a Japanese original plan board!The world's first CD version 2 songs included!A compilation album planned for promotion in 1985, with only 500 LPs pressed.It is compiled mainly on remixes of single songs during the Prince & The Revolution period.At the Record Store Day in 2019, it was reprinted with only 2,000 LPs worldwide as a LP, but this time a CD release only for the Japanese edition is finally decided!![Paper jacket specification] [Japanese original board] [Limited edition]
World's first CD version 2 songs included: Pop Life (Extended Version), Paisley Park (Remix)★ Includes the label artwork of the LP as a color 4P booklet★ Includes song description and early Prince chronology from 1985. The original artwork is described as "Pop Life (Fresh Dance Mix)", but the actual sound source is "Pop Life (Extended Version)" as the original version.
[Contents]1 Pop Life (Extended Version)2 United States (album version)3 Raspberry Beret (12-inch version)4 Paisley Park (Remix)5 Let's Go Crazy (Special Dance Remix)6 Little Red Corvette (Dance Mix)7 1999 (album version)8 Die For You (Extended Version)9 Erotic City (Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive)Embracing the Beat (Album Version)

As listed in "cart" - [Amazon.co.jp Exclusive] His Majesty's Pop Life-The Purple Mix Club (with Mega Jake)

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Reply #11 posted 03/23/20 7:10pm

slyjackson

Is it coming to streaming plataforms?

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Reply #12 posted 03/24/20 7:22am

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Ramzoo said:

olb99 said:

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Note that "America" will be the album version, not the extended version: https://www.princevault.c...s_Pop_Life

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Thanks, I know it as mentioned in my reply... biggrin

Yes, but there is no "Single Version" of it either, so you and God only know what you meant lol lol lol

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Reply #13 posted 03/24/20 7:25am

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benjaminira said:

What is "Embracing The Beat"? I'm assuming an instrumental or bonus beats of "When Doves Cry"?

There's no such thing, it's obviously poor Google Translate. Here the titles are in English, it's just the original release as such: https://tower.jp/item/5038544/

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Reply #14 posted 03/24/20 9:19am

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Want one!

Pills and thrills and daffodils will kill... If you don't believe me or don't get it, I don't have time to try to convince you, sorry.
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Reply #15 posted 03/24/20 9:19am

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slyjackson said:

Is it coming to streaming plataforms?

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It was not exactly unreleased music...

Pills and thrills and daffodils will kill... If you don't believe me or don't get it, I don't have time to try to convince you, sorry.
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Reply #16 posted 03/24/20 9:30am

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I always appreciated japanese releases (reason why my collection comes from Japan when available).
We might thus think about a potential release of Strange Tales From The Rain...
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Reply #17 posted 03/24/20 11:58am

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Want one!

Buy one.

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Reply #18 posted 03/24/20 4:53pm

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I ordered the Mega Jacket version from Amazon Japan. I wonder if the release date will be pushed back?

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Reply #19 posted 03/24/20 7:22pm

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databank said:

benjaminira said:

What is "Embracing The Beat"? I'm assuming an instrumental or bonus beats of "When Doves Cry"?

There's no such thing, it's obviously poor Google Translate. Here the titles are in English, it's just the original release as such: https://tower.jp/item/5038544/

Not a poor translation. The Amazon site lists track 10 as ビートに抱かれて(アルバム・ヴァージョン) , which translates literally as "Hugged by the Beat (Album Version)". It must just be a track listing error. Lord knows where they got that from.

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Reply #20 posted 03/25/20 1:24am

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I was actually going around seeing if someone had a pre-release promo cassette or production master for "Paisley Park (Remix)" and "Pop Life" just a few weeks ago just so I could get a copy without the vinyl defects (cassettes are easier to clean-up). Very happy they decided to put those on here. Now all I need is a clean copy of the full length "Girl"!
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