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"What are Prince's best 3 album, 4 album and 5 album runs?"
Thu Sep-30-21 09:46 AM by Buddy_Gilapagos

  

          

I know its a strange question, but I was trying to pinpoint exactly Prince's run of his best work and it's a bit difficult because (a) he had a lot of good albums and (b) he tended to follow-up his major works with minor more artsy albums. So where most artist would have a lot of overlap on there best 3 album, 4 album and 5 album runs, Prince doesn't necessarily.

For example, I think his best 5 album run is 1999, Purple Rain, Around the World in a Day, Parade and Sign of the Times.

But for the life of me, I can't pinpoint his best 3 album run. To me, it could possibly not include any of those albums and be Lovesexy, Batman & Graffiti Bridge (which lines up to when I was deepest into Prince and would be at the record store at every knew release and not be disappointed).



Know what I mean?

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What are Prince's best 3 album, 4 album and 5 album runs? [View all] , Buddy_Gilapagos, Thu Sep-30-21 09:45 AM
 
Subject Author Message Date ID
interesting question - discography for reference
Sep 30th 2021
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Honestly, I don't consider anything after Love Symbol as far as runs are
Sep 30th 2021
2
this is fair
Oct 01st 2021
10
The list is missing "New Power Soul" (1998)
Oct 05th 2021
22
RE: What are Prince's best 3 album, 4 album and 5 album runs?
Sep 30th 2021
3
Yeah, Around The World in a Day is the complicator
Sep 30th 2021
4
      Yeah I like it
Sep 30th 2021
5
I read this post like 5 times.
Sep 30th 2021
6
To Me, His First Nine Albums Is A Great Run
Sep 30th 2021
7
How you gonna leave Sign of the Time out the Run!
Oct 01st 2021
8
      like he said "iffy" stuff emerged around SOTT
Oct 01st 2021
9
      SOTT doesn't have anything more "iffy"
Oct 01st 2021
11
      Never liked the title track and U got the look - those were the big sing...
Oct 01st 2021
13
           What is this blasphemy going on up in this post?!??!?!
Oct 01st 2021
14
           i think this is really interesting
Oct 01st 2021
16
           I skip Hot Thing, It and the Cross
Oct 01st 2021
17
           Mayne You Are Seriously Buggin'
Oct 01st 2021
20
                Well, with Prince I'm a "Mr. Narrow it down" person
Oct 01st 2021
21
      I completely agree re: SOTT...feels like the beginning of
Oct 01st 2021
18
      I Didn't Leave SOTT Out, It's His 9th
Oct 01st 2021
19
from dirty mind to lovesexy
Oct 01st 2021
12
The three album streak is a mindf*cker right?
Oct 01st 2021
15
Mines:
Oct 06th 2021
23
The Gold Expereince to New Power Soul is underrated
Oct 06th 2021
24
underrated maybe, but not a classic streak
Oct 07th 2021
25
      I said underrated, not classic.
Oct 07th 2021
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