Prince: 1999 Super Deluxe box 5CD/1DVD or 10LP/1DVD [11/29/19]

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by ad180, Aug 3, 2019.

  1. Popmartijn

    Popmartijn Forum Resident

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    Hot damn! I just listened to the live CD. Man, he was smokin'! That sounded like a great show. Only 75 minutes maybe, but going from one climax to another.
    :drool:
     
  2. Popmartijn

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    I'm not such a hardcore Prince fan that I know everything about unreleased songs and what else might be residing in The Vault. But I saw in the entry for this set on Princevault.com that archivist Michael Howe tried to locate a supposed initial version of Baby I'm A Star that was supposedly recorded during this period. In another interview he also mentioned that Raspberry Beret originated in this time. No recording of that one could be found either, but he theorized that the final version of that song was recorded over the original tracks, with later additions being overdubbed.
    This made me think, are there any other significant songs known in existence that did not end up on the 1999 Super Deluxe Set? Apart from Lust U Always and Extralovable that is. No need to rehash that discussion again from earlier in this thread. We know why those were not included. But are there any other songs that could have ended up on this set but didn't?
     
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  3. thekid87

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    You’re not such a hardcore fan? :angel:

    I believe they did a very good job with this set. Besides the songs we don’t know exists, there are a couple of songs that could have been included, like:
    - all songs on Vanity 6
    - all songs on What Time Is It?
    - Too Much
    - Baby I’m A Star
    - Raspberry Beret
    - I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
    - Mia Bocca
    - Boom Boom
    - Fox Trap
    - Moral Majority
    - Jerk Out
    - New Position
    - My Baby Knows How To Love Me
    - U Should Be Mine
    - Wet Dream Cousin
    - Girl Of My Dreams
    - Extraloveable
    - Lust U Always

    Most of them could be on a Originals set. Others might be part of a Parade or SOTT set.
     
  4. April Snow

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    May I ask if the quality of the vinyl is any good on the whole 10 LP set? I have the CD set but considering the vinyl..........
     
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  5. ad180

    ad180 Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    I've been very happy with my copy.
     
  6. April Snow

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    OK thank you, I just don't want to spend money for records that are full of pops and clicks .........................glad to hear you like them :)
     
  7. April Snow

    April Snow Forum Resident

    I have ordered the vinyl deluxe, waiting on it's arrival - coming from US to Australia - so won't be until early March :)
    Thanks for the encouragement guys !! :pineapple:
     
  8. JAuz

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    This is one of my favorite Prince songs and I'd love to know more about its origins. I don't know much about his unreleased stuff beyond the recent Purple Rain and 1999 super deluxe editions.

    Have any early versions leaked? PrinceVault says that the basic tracking is from 1982 and some parts were added in 1986. Is that what we're hearing on the album? And there's a YouTube comment that says, "There’s an early demo recording of this from either ‘79 or ‘80 that just smokes. Seek it out." I'm not sure if I believe it's that old, but clearly the commenter heard an earlier version.
     
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  9. Freek999

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    there's no early demo of ICNTTPOYM circulating, the YouTube comment is just bragging
     
  10. SamS

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    Hey guys, I noticed today that my LP #9 side B has some damage, resulting in some pops.

    I guess the live concert on LP is exclusive to this OOP box, any ideas on how I can get a replacement? Don’t mind paying, just don’t wanna buy a whole ‘nother box :)
     
  11. HotelYorba101

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    Still loving my CD set - the 2 Vault disks still get heavy playing rotation when I need to get my groove on. Bold Generation is a revelation
     
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  12. SamS

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    Quoting myself, but after I call to the official Prince online store, there are no available replacement options.

    I would appreciate any creative thinking for how I can get a replacement LP #9. Thanks Prince fans!
     
  13. bmusic

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    Anyone know if they'll be reissuing the 5 CD/DVD box set? I can't believe it's out of stock everywhere!
     
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  14. croquetlawns

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    That's how good it is! :)
    What are prices like on the auction site etc?
     
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  15. Popmartijn

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    Yes, I heard that the 5 CD/DVD version will become available again soon (the 10 LP/DVD version is out of print though). It appears Warner underestimated the demand. This as Originals sold less than expected (apparently even less than Piano & A Microphone 1983) and that sales of the Sony reissues (of the later years) are also light. But the 1999 Super Deluxe is a different beast though.
     
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  16. Gavaxeman

    Gavaxeman Take me back to dear old Blighty...

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    I think in the U.K. the ridiculous prices may have dented sales on some of these Prince releases of late ..£30-£40 in hmv for some of them , not much cheaper on amazon ..
     
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  17. kenbefound

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    Probably a good time to buy the vinyl set on Amazon before they run out then.
     
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  18. Eleventh Earl of Mar

    Eleventh Earl of Mar Somehow got them all this far.

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    ITS JUST ONE LOUSY MOTHER****** DIME
     
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  19. Jmac1979

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    1999 super deluxe vinyl is oop? Glad I picked it up when I did
     
  20. bmusic

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    Are you sure? I asked Rhino and just got a response today:

    "We do not have current plans for this release, but thank you for your email and your input."
     
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  21. Popmartijn

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    No, I'm not completely sure. It's just what I heard from someone who is a bit more informed (but certainly not affiliated with Warner, etc.). But usually his information is quite good.
     
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  22. Dreaddazzman

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    I don’t know whether they will or won’t press more, but I wouldn’t trust whoever they put in charge of email this week at Rhino to be informed on the topic. :shrug::tiphat:
     
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  23. April Snow

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  24. Rob C

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    I ordered the CD box on Amazon on... let's see... Dec. 29. Still on backorder! I have no confidence I'll ever get a copy but I'm keeping the order in place until Amazon tells me otherwise.
     
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  25. goldwax

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    Don’t hold your breath. It’s OOP in the States. Amazon Canada still has them in stock. This copy just arrived (ordered it a couple days ago) and set me back US$63. Put the DVD in first to make sure it plays. Turns out that it’s region 0 and the set is made in the EU, so you’d probably be fine getting a copy from a European retailer too. Japan might be PAL instead of NTSC, so be careful.
     
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