Articles by Jason Draper
A challenging mix of sex, politics and religion, Prince’s ‘Controversy’ album contained the seeds of much that would follow in the 80s.
‘Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation’ ‘still blows my mind’, says Funeral For A Friend frontman Matt Davies-Kreye.
With a brazen new look and outrageously forthright songs, ‘Dirty Mind’ marked a tipping point in the evolution of Prince’s artistic vision.
A wide-ranging work which hit a new level of theatrics, Prince’s “Love Symbol” album signalled major shifts in his life.
With a new band and a jewellery box full of hits, Prince entered the hip-hop era with the ‘Diamonds And Pearls’ album.
Released during a fractious period in his life, ‘The Gold Experience’ remains a vital part of Prince’s treasured body of work.
Reuniting with Brian Eno for the first time since the 70s, David Bowie created ‘1. Outside’, a complex work in which murder becomes an ‘art’.
Tina Turner’s signature hit, The Best has taken on a life of its own. ‘It’s like the song of a generation’, says co-writer Holly Knight.
Written in a state of free-flowing creativity, ‘The Fool And The Scorpion’ is ‘a thorough expression of myself’, Sharon Corr tells Dig!
Released years after his dispute with Warner Bros, ‘The Vault… Old Friends 4 Sale’ hinted at some of the paths Prince could have taken.
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