prince Archive

26 Sep 2018

70 Songs That Didn’t Make the Hot 100 – Part 4

Lots of songs about girls on this installment of songs that didn’t make the Hot 100. I thought songs about girls were all men wrote about. “Cynical Girl” – Marshall Crenshaw (1982). Poor Marshall Crenshaw. Blessed with
25 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 4

Oh good, I get to bellyache about the lack of support for the Cure and R.E.M. again. “Rain In The Summertime” – The Alarm – #71 (1987). The Alarm was supposed to be the next U2, having
8 May 2018

Single Review: ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,” Prince

Most people know “Nothing Compares 2 U” as a Sinead O’Connor song that hit No. 1 in 1990. Fewer people know that Prince wrote the song for his side project The Family. The Family’s version did nothing,