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Controversy

Features of This Track

electronica influences
groove based composition
heavy melodic ornamentation
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
minor key tonality
a breathy male lead vocalist
use of techno synths
vocal harmonies

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one of his best songs
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aubrianajade
Love this song
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Prince is a man that can touch your heart and soul at the same time
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Saw him 2 times in Dallas no one performs like him " No ONE "
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Love!
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"Was it good 4 u...was I what u wanted me 2 b...."
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Genius ...saw him in Bflo N.Y.. w Tina Marie in 79'''went wild....wow :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)!!!!
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Rude boy is a geius his best album is 1999 so many hits on this album.
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Some people want to die so they can be free...we're all just the same❌⭕❌⭕
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An audiophilic retroactive slide in time..
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Old skool ora luv all ol skool cant miss me hey all old skool music lovers
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I BEGGED MY MOMA FOR THIS ALBUM!-I WAS ONLY 13, SHE BOUGHT IT ON MY BIRTHDAY!-LO V E D IT!-IVE HEARD MORE VULGAR LANGUANGE AT OUR FAMILY REUNIONS(HA! ! HA!!)
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Prince is a beautiful person, each and everyone of his songs touches me to my very core
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genius baby! super musical talent!
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PRINCE IS ONE OF THE BEST SINGER AND SONG WRITERS. I LOVE PRINCE. EVERYTIME HE COMES TO THE N.O., LA. I AM IN THE HOUSE.
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eawill216
I love Prince! He is a musical genius!
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the bass is crazy on this song
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omg omg OMG!! SO my favorite Prince song. I remember rocking out to this when i was around 6 yrs old!
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I love the hook. THe use of synthesizers and the Linn LM-1 Drum Machine....T h i s is my favorite Prince album and song....My kids even know the words....
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zbaby01
i took a test on facebook to describe which song fits me, and "controversy " was it!!!
that was the nail in the head. fits me to the "T".
also, i named my children after this musicical genuis princeton (son) & princess (daughter).
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... altho i do prefer the album version. but hey, this song is so great even the edited version is cool.
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in the top 20 greatest songs ever written/reco r d e d by this dude. perfect.
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proud2bgomes
LUV IT!!

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