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Reply #30 posted 11/20/19 2:45pm

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Reply #31 posted 11/20/19 3:25pm

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wow. I don't think I've ever seen a picture of Prince when he was (actually) sleeping. Or shaving.

I'm asking for this book for Christmas.

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Reply #32 posted 11/20/19 4:12pm

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Can't wait until my copy gets here! Love the pic of him sleeping.

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Reply #33 posted 11/20/19 7:03pm

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wow. I don't think I've ever seen a picture of Prince when he was (actually) sleeping. Or shaving.

I'm asking for this book for Christmas.

Even sleeping the Guy Looks SHARP !

No dribble anywhere..lol

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Reply #34 posted 11/21/19 2:49am

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Reply #35 posted 11/21/19 4:25am

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bsprout said:


wow. I don't think I've ever seen a picture of Prince when he was (actually) sleeping. Or shaving.


I'm asking for this book for Christmas.



Even sleeping the Guy Looks SHARP !


No dribble anywhere..lol


Lol, she said she didn’t think he sweated, either, lol
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Reply #36 posted 11/21/19 12:05pm

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bsprout said:

Lovejunky said:



bsprout said:


wow. I don't think I've ever seen a picture of Prince when he was (actually) sleeping. Or shaving.


I'm asking for this book for Christmas.



Even sleeping the Guy Looks SHARP !


No dribble anywhere..lol


Lol, she said she didn’t think he sweated, either, lol
of course not
...we all know he glittered!
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Reply #37 posted 11/21/19 1:10pm

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Could anybody that has the book already please get a little into the details regarding the content?

* Are there longer stories in the book or just captions for the photos?

* Does it really cover 25 years with Prince? From the online articles like The Rolling Stone one I get the impression that the book only covers the period 1992 - 1994 and the year 2007 in more detail.

I don't care that much about the pictures, actually I bought the 21 Nights book and found all these staged photos rather horrible... So if I will buy it, it is because of the stories, like with Steve Parke's book - which of course was a lot cheaper.

So do you think it is worth it from that point of view?

Thanks a lot!

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Reply #38 posted 11/21/19 11:09pm

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I've had this on pre-order from amazon since January 25th. But I see it's already for sale on Amazon and I don't have any shipping confirmation from them neutral

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Reply #39 posted 11/22/19 9:24am

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kindofblue said:

Could anybody that has the book already please get a little into the details regarding the content?

* Are there longer stories in the book or just captions for the photos?

* Does it really cover 25 years with Prince? From the online articles like The Rolling Stone one I get the impression that the book only covers the period 1992 - 1994 and the year 2007 in more detail.

I don't care that much about the pictures, actually I bought the 21 Nights book and found all these staged photos rather horrible... So if I will buy it, it is because of the stories, like with Steve Parke's book - which of course was a lot cheaper.

So do you think it is worth it from that point of view?

Thanks a lot!

There are some longer stories, but beautiful as the book is, I would not buy it if I were you.

The book does indeed mostly cover 1991-1994 + 2007, with some pics from Coachella and from 2014 as well.

And as others have mentioned some pics are rather blurry, the text has some typos, and she doesn't seem to get her chronology right. She writes about doing a shoot after one of the 1993 NYC RCMH shows, but the pics following are from 1994, with 'slave' on his cheek.

Still, I don't regret getting it. I paid 57 EUR (pre-ordered ages ago, received it yesterday).

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Reply #40 posted 11/23/19 10:58am

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kindofblue said:

Could anybody that has the book already please get a little into the details regarding the content?



* Are there longer stories in the book or just captions for the photos?


* Does it really cover 25 years with Prince? From the online articles like The Rolling Stone one I get the impression that the book only covers the period 1992 - 1994 and the year 2007 in more detail.



I don't care that much about the pictures, actually I bought the 21 Nights book and found all these staged photos rather horrible... So if I will buy it, it is because of the stories, like with Steve Parke's book - which of course was a lot cheaper.



So do you think it is worth it from that point of view?



Thanks a lot!



It’s worth it. The photos are many and beautiful and the stories are nice too. I’m not understanding the “blurry and grainy images” critique. We live in the age of HD where people have a hard time understanding the art of photography. It looks like the photos were probably done on film rather than digital. I would say it’s the best Prince photo book published thus far although I did enjoy the stories in Steve Parke’s book, I’d see every single one of his photos.
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Reply #41 posted 12/05/19 7:40am

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