Sign 'o' the Times, Prince - He'd fired his band, and his latest movie had flopped; just three years after Purple Rain, Prince was in the market for a comeback. So he recorded one of the great albums of the Eighties. Times is best known for the apocalyptic title track, the brontosaurus funk of "Housequake" and the gorgeous "If I Was Your Girlfriend." "I hate the word experiment," Prince said. "It sounds like something you didn't finish." Here, he finished.
Why Prince's Sign o' the Times Deserves More Attention
Why sign o the times deserves more attention: Prince...held sex — and women and female sexuality — in such high regard that he elevated the beautiful women he was understandably obsessed with to angelic beings of divine sexuality. Besides, Prince would never ask one of his proteges to wear anything more sexually provocative than he himself would wear.
Sign o' the Times official movie promo photo! This also appeared in the Rolling Stone Kurt Loder article and fascinated me and drove my imagination wild as to how that concert was! Prince was so funky and freaky here! What was that new dance move like?! And who was that new female dancer!?