Monday November 30, 2020

Prince: A genius who played to his own beat

As a musician, he was dazzling, subversive and sexy – but Prince was also savvy about the internet age and fought for the rights of the content makers

24th April, 2016
Prince: ‘For me, the music doesn’t come on a schedule’

‘In France, a skinny man died of a big disease with a little name. . .”

With these words Prince opened one of the best albums of the 1980s. Sign O’ the Times was released in 1987 when I was in Trinity buried in textbooks trying to decipher the hieroglyphics of monetary economics. I’m not sure many others learned about central bank open market operations to the androgynous but unmistakable backdrop of If I Was...

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