Press Rewind: A Prince Lyrics Podcast

Press Rewind: A Prince Lyrics Podcast


Latest Episodes

Donna/Nadara/Baby, Baby, Baby/Down a Long Lonely Road/Miss You: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
September 25, 2022

On episode 143 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I’m talking about five songs pulled from Prince’s vault recorded in late 1978 or early 1979 at his France Avenue home in Edina, MN. “Donna”

Wouldn’t You Love to Love Me?: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
September 18, 2022

The convoluted recording history of “Wouldn’t You Love to Love Me?” takes front and center on episode 142 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast. Besides who Prince offered this song to and how m

Neurotic Lover’s Bedroom: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
September 11, 2022

Prince lets his freak flag fly on “Neurotic Lover’s Bedroom,” the song he recorded after receiving a drum machine as a gift from his new manager. On episode 141 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Pod

Make It Through the Storm/We Can Work It Out: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
September 04, 2022

After the New York City setback in 1976, Prince hired a manager and returned to the studio. Two songs recorded in 1977 that were never officially released by him, “Make It Through the Storm” and “We C

Leaving For New York/Nightingale/Rock Me, Lover: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
August 30, 2022

I take a step back in time on episode 139 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast. A time before Prince was signed to Warner Bros. Records and a time before Prince even had a place of his own to l

Don’t You Wanna Ride/I Spend My Time Loving You: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
August 26, 2022

I take a step back in time on episode 138 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast. A time before Prince was signed to Warner Bros. Records and a time before Prince even had a place of his own to l

Sex: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
August 14, 2022

On episode 137 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Ernie Wyles & I declare that the 80s are over, and the time has come for us to discuss the lyrics to The Scandalous Sex Suite B-side, “Sex.”

I Love U In Me: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
August 04, 2022

On Episode 136 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Dr. Tara Betts & I talk through the lyrics to “I Love U In Me,” a B-side from the Batman era. This quiet storm ballad replaces Prince’s comm

Feel U Up: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
July 25, 2022

On Episode 135 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, Aisha Staggers & I talk about the lyrics to Prince’s sex-pest anthem, “Feel U Up.” This long-gestating track dates back to late 1981 and was

200 Balloons: Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast
July 16, 2022

On Episode 134 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, we discuss the “Batdance” B-side, initially intended for the film but replaced at the last minute. While it has clear literal connections to