On The New Prince Song, “Cause And Effect,” Which Is Bonkers


Streaming here (a coup for Minnesota Public Radio!) and embedded above, here we have Prince in joyful-schizo funk-metal mode, with a sprawling anthem of defiance (“If I had the chance to do it all again/I wouldn’t change a thing except my next of kin/Something on the tip of my tongue got a taste for sin”) that approaches near-Mastadon levels of aggression. A Badass Guitar Solo is inevitable, and inevitably cathartic. Stay warm/dry, people.

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