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Thread started 08/06/17 12:40pm

LRCdancer88

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Prince's cover of "I can't make you love me"

Have any of you guys heard this before???? I was fooling around on YouTube and happened to come across it. Quite simply, it blew me away. Easily the most beautiful version of this song that I have ever heard. His voice transports you to an incredible place. He was otherworldly. heart

Admission is easy, just say you believe and come to this place in your heart... <3
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Reply #1 posted 08/06/17 12:44pm

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It's on "Emancipation". Just so you know smile

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Reply #2 posted 08/06/17 12:51pm

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yes it's on emancipation and I'm with u LRCdancer ... it's the most beautiful version of this song imo too
the only love there is is the love we make heart
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Reply #3 posted 08/06/17 12:56pm

LRCdancer88

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Oh my goodness I feel like a complete fool lol. I haven't been able to get my hands on that album yet. I'm a newer fan to his 90s material. So sorry, guys!

djdaffy1227 said:

It's on "Emancipation". Just so you know smile

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Reply #4 posted 08/06/17 12:59pm

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No need to be sorry. cool

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Reply #5 posted 08/06/17 1:07pm

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Luv his version. I am not a fan of slow, love songs. But when Prince does it, I listen. Really beautiful. cloud9

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Reply #6 posted 08/06/17 1:25pm

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LRCdancer88 said:

Oh my goodness I feel like a complete fool lol. I haven't been able to get my hands on that album yet. I'm a newer fan to his 90s material. So sorry, guys!



djdaffy1227 said:


It's on "Emancipation". Just so you know smile






You should be sorry. You have a career's worth of material to discover whilst many of are begging for scraps. I'm jealous. wink
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Reply #7 posted 08/06/17 1:51pm

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djdaffy1227 said:

It's on "Emancipation". Just so you know smile



That and it is beautifully done cool

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Reply #8 posted 08/06/17 1:59pm

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Oh guys, it's so hypnotic! My heart feels so heavy listening to it, but I can't stop! No one did ballads like him!

Admission is easy, just say you believe and come to this place in your heart... <3
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Reply #9 posted 08/06/17 3:40pm

bobgeorge77

LOVE this version! so melodic... this and "a case of u" r my favorite covers. I love how he made this his own....I wish I had emancipation to still listen to with new ears... I believe it's a masterpiece! I would love to hear what u think of it once u get ur hands on it....
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Reply #10 posted 08/06/17 3:42pm

missingprn

Funny, I was listening to Prince today on my way home. This song came on just as I turned on my street. Drove right past my house and around the block so I could listen. Love it!
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Reply #11 posted 08/06/17 3:55pm

jjam

I love it up until the point where he completely misses the meaning of the song and goes into all this seduction bollocks. It's not about that, Prince!

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Reply #12 posted 08/06/17 4:03pm

LRCdancer88

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jjam said:

I love it up until the point where he completely misses the meaning of the song and goes into all this seduction bollocks. It's not about that, Prince!



Haha that's what makes it prince ! lol Idk about you but it always works on me! wink
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Reply #13 posted 08/06/17 4:09pm

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missingprn said:

Funny, I was listening to Prince today on my way home. This song came on just as I turned on my street. Drove right past my house and around the block so I could listen. Love it!


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Reply #14 posted 08/06/17 4:52pm

Purplebflogirl

When Prince did a cover many times it was better than the original.. Except..Everyday is a winding road.
Until the end of time
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Reply #15 posted 08/06/17 6:07pm

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It's overproduced, it's not a good cover.

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Reply #16 posted 08/07/17 12:03am

Toofunkyinhere

Loved it for years, one of the highlights on Emancipation. I like his funked up cover of "Everyday is Winding Road" too, far better than the dreary original, IMO of course.

[Edited 8/7/17 0:04am]

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Reply #17 posted 08/07/17 3:16am

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I like it but I would have liked it more back then if he had toned down the sexual innuendo at the end of the song, which doesn´t really fit into that song.

Back in the 90s there were two cover versions of this song....one by Prince and one by George Michael, and George Michael gave a great rendition during his MTV Unplugged show.

I like both versions for different reasons.

" I´d rather be a stank ass hoe because I´m not stupid. Oh my goodness! I got more drugs! I´m always funny dude...I´m hilarious! Are we gonna smoke?"




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Reply #18 posted 08/07/17 3:21am

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LRCdancer88 said:

Have any of you guys heard this before???? I was fooling around on YouTube and happened to come across it. Quite simply, it blew me away. Easily the most beautiful version of this song that I have ever heard. His voice transports you to an incredible place. He was otherworldly. heart

Makes me cry...the yearning in His voice aches my heart....

one of those tracks where I want to reach out and hold him to my ample Bussoms and say

"there there darling...."

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Reply #19 posted 08/07/17 4:38am

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Prince's cover of this song is nice but it will never beat Bonniie Raitt's version. When Bonnie dedicated this song to Prince in concert right after he passed... I cried buckets.

Free your mind...and your ass will follow.
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Reply #20 posted 08/07/17 4:49am

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purplethunder3121 said:

Prince's cover of this song is nice but it will never beat Bonniie Raitt's version. When Bonnie dedicated this song to Prince in concert right after he passed... I cried buckets.



I would love to hear their recordings together.
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Reply #21 posted 08/07/17 6:35am

jjam

purplethunder3121 said:

Prince's cover of this song is nice but it will never beat Bonniie Raitt's version. When Bonnie dedicated this song to Prince in concert right after he passed... I cried buckets.

Bonnie completely connects with the song. Prince, not so much.

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Reply #22 posted 08/07/17 7:18am

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Truly awful. Not faulting Prince's performance - except that he did it, at all. I just absolutely hate the song, in general.

I mean if he did have sex he would break every rule Jehova's have regarding premarital sex so Prince is really just friends with them all anyway.
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Reply #23 posted 08/07/17 8:33am

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It is beautful. yes

How long do you wanna be loved. Is forever enough, is forever enough?
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Reply #24 posted 08/07/17 9:16am

madison

LRCdancer88

You should google songs 1st

NEWS FLASH

Purple Rain is on the Purple Rain soundtrack and its also a Movie !!

Whish I was in your shoes discovering Prince101

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Reply #25 posted 08/07/17 9:34am

purpledoda

I love it yes

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Reply #26 posted 08/07/17 12:02pm

LRCdancer88

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Well see I did look for it on PrinceVault and wasn't able to find it, so I presumed it was something unknown before. Now in going back I'm able to find it - the eye threw me off. confused

madison said:

LRCdancer88

You should google songs 1st

NEWS FLASH

Purple Rain is on the Purple Rain soundtrack and its also a Movie !!

Whish I was in your shoes discovering Prince101

tonk

Admission is easy, just say you believe and come to this place in your heart... <3
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Reply #27 posted 08/07/17 1:52pm

Boydie

IMHO this is one of the greatest songs ever written

As much as it pains me to say I think Prince's version comes 3rd after George Michael and Bonnie Raitt

I still love his version though
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Reply #28 posted 08/07/17 2:01pm

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Genesia said:

Truly awful. Not faulting Prince's performance - except that he did it, at all. I just absolutely hate the song, in general.

I'm with you too, haven't liked any version of this that I've heard.

RIP sad
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Reply #29 posted 08/07/17 3:56pm

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jjam said:

purplethunder3121 said:

Prince's cover of this song is nice but it will never beat Bonniie Raitt's version. When Bonnie dedicated this song to Prince in concert right after he passed... I cried buckets.

Bonnie completely connects with the song. Prince, not so much.

Exactly.

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