Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Prince – 1999

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337 – Prince – 1999 (1982)
Written by Prince
Produced by Prince
Label – Warner Bros

“1999” is the point at which the Minneapolis maestro proved that he was more than just a creator of dirty funk, but could expand both his repertoire and universal critical acclaim with a magical mix of dance and synth pop. The textures in the memorable synth riff and the artillery drum rhythms make for an explosive six minutes that fully explore the content of the lyric. Yes, if the apocalypse was tomorrow, this would definitely be a party song for the night before oblivion.

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