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Thread started 11/08/18 3:23pm

luvsexy4all

Was Prince a party animal?

"first one intoxicated..last one to leave"

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Reply #1 posted 11/08/18 4:17pm

thedoorkeeper

Define party animal.
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Reply #2 posted 11/08/18 6:01pm

SignOthetimes1
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He was a workaholic

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Reply #3 posted 11/08/18 6:17pm

rdhull

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luvsexy4all said:

"first one intoxicated..last one to leave"

lies

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Reply #4 posted 11/08/18 6:19pm

Seahorsie

Probably not in the sense the OP is referring to. One of us would might be getting down on the dancefloor all night, drinking too much, throwing up, then having to be sent home in a cab. Prince would have been the playing the music he wrote for us to all party with, observing us crazies, then going to an afterparty until 3 AM, then coming home and starting to write the beginnings of another great song like "Shhhhhhh" or something, then sleeping until 1PM. His idea of a great time and most other mortals was not, I think very similar.

Good morning children...take a look out your window.
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Reply #5 posted 11/08/18 7:04pm

MoBettaBliss

yes

i mean no

no... it's a yes

or maybe a no

shit... apparently, i have no idea mad

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Reply #6 posted 11/08/18 7:10pm

muchtoofast

He was drunk on love smile
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Reply #7 posted 11/08/18 8:42pm

soladeo1

Let’s be honest. Prince was a bit of an aspy loner workaholic type who lived in the studio. He was hardly a “party animal”.
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Reply #8 posted 11/08/18 9:29pm

ISaidLifeIsJus
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Only on New Year's Eve.


lol

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Reply #9 posted 11/08/18 9:47pm

TrevorAyer

Yes
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Reply #10 posted 11/09/18 6:56am

peggyon

I think he had his moments. I bet he could get down.

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Reply #11 posted 11/09/18 8:32am

james

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rdhull said:

luvsexy4all said:

"first one intoxicated..last one to leave"

lies

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Pretty sure he was talking about his younger days... up to around the mid 80s.

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He was obvioulsy at some wild parties. Rick James, Eddie Murphy, etc... you get the idea.

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If the story about Ingrid Chevez and creating Lovesexy is true, then that partying was even up to '88, when he had his epiphany.

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bananadance

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Reply #12 posted 11/09/18 9:58am

PliablyPurple

Fill us with the dope track, lick us, twist us, roll us in your mouth. Light us up and take a hit. Suck us til we're dry, and when we're lookin' like a roach, hit the lights.

Party poetry right there.

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Reply #13 posted 11/09/18 10:17am

purplefam99

peggyon said:

I think he had his moments. I bet he could get down.

agree

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Reply #14 posted 11/09/18 11:15am

violetcrush

purplefam99 said:

peggyon said:

I think he had his moments. I bet he could get down.

agree

Yep - especially in the 80's. It seems he slowed down a bit on the libations in later years, but no doubt he got his "drink on" in the 80's. As the OP quoted, he explains it in The Breakdown.

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Reply #15 posted 11/09/18 1:59pm

42Kristen

Prince stayed up late jamming to music with his band(s), other musicians, etc.

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Reply #16 posted 11/09/18 6:27pm

bonatoc

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james said:

rdhull said:

lies

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Pretty sure he was talking about his younger days... up to around the mid 80s.

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He was obvioulsy at some wild parties. Rick James, Eddie Murphy, etc... you get the idea.

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If the story about Ingrid Chevez and creating Lovesexy is true, then that partying was even up to '88, when he had his epiphany.

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bananadance


nod The Second Coming red eyes don't lie...

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
No Child's a failure
Until the Blue Sailboat sails him away from his dreams
Don't Ever Lose, Don't Ever Lose
Don't Ever Lose Your Dreams
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Reply #17 posted 11/09/18 7:13pm

rdhull

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bonatoc said:



james said:




rdhull said:



lies



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Pretty sure he was talking about his younger days... up to around the mid 80s.


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He was obvioulsy at some wild parties. Rick James, Eddie Murphy, etc... you get the idea.


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If the story about Ingrid Chevez and creating Lovesexy is true, then that partying was even up to '88, when he had his epiphany.


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bananadance




nod The Second Coming red eyes don't lie...



Getting high doesn’t mean you’re a party animal lol
Lost your keys? check princevault..lost your relationhip? check princevault..they have all the answers
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Reply #18 posted 11/10/18 8:39am

violetcrush

rdhull said:

bonatoc said:


nod The Second Coming red eyes don't lie...

Getting high doesn’t mean you’re a party animal lol

Right. I think he tried the X that night, because Cat had described the type of high it gives, and he wanted to "escape" whatever dark/negative place he was in at that time.

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During his last interview with Arsenio Hall - 2014 or 15 I think - Arsenio started to talk about those "crazy and wild parties" in the mid 80's - and a memory of this crazy and bizarre house where they ended up where Prince didn't want to touch anything....it seemed like he was desribing some kinky sex/drug party. Prince jokingly got up from his seat and started to walk out, which was Arsenio's "cue" to change the subject - which he did. So, no doubt there were very wild parties with women, drugs, etc in the 80's, especially '84-'87, when Prince was "the shit", as Charlie Murphy stated smile

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Reply #19 posted 11/10/18 9:01am

rdhull

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violetcrush said:

rdhull said:

bonatoc said: Getting high doesn’t mean you’re a party animal lol

Right. I think he tried the X that night, because Cat had described the type of high it gives, and he wanted to "escape" whatever dark/negative place he was in at that time.

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During his last interview with Arsenio Hall - 2014 or 15 I think - Arsenio started to talk about those "crazy and wild parties" in the mid 80's - and a memory of this crazy and bizarre house where they ended up where Prince didn't want to touch anything....it seemed like he was desribing some kinky sex/drug party. Prince jokingly got up from his seat and started to walk out, which was Arsenio's "cue" to change the subject - which he did. So, no doubt there were very wild parties with women, drugs, etc in the 80's, especially '84-'87, when Prince was "the shit", as Charlie Murphy stated smile

Bonotoc's statement about red eyes was meaning that unreleased Second Coming mini movie he made back in 81-82ish era where it shows his eyes were blodshot as hell as if he was high on cannibus. Way before ecstasy was in vogue. But either way, Im not saying Prince never partied. I'm saying he wasnt the definition of a 'party animal."

As an aside, do yall know where the term Party Animal comes from? A southern California dj, Frazier Smith, of seminal deceased rock station, KMET, coined it. It was a regional thing that exploded into the worldwide venacular. He was fired or quit the staion in the 80's and went to other ventures and could not use that term Party Animal because it was now deemed the 'intellctual property' of KMET. He had to start using the term, Party Vikings. Aint that some shit?

And that term "excuse me" used in the venacular as "Well excuse me for livin " etc etc..that was coined by Steve Martin in bits he would use on Saturday Night Live back in the 70s that became his catch prase and went worldwide into the culture. Sorry for the added info lol

Lost your keys? check princevault..lost your relationhip? check princevault..they have all the answers
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Reply #20 posted 11/10/18 9:13am

Krystalkisses

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violetcrush said:



rdhull said:


bonatoc said:



nod The Second Coming red eyes don't lie...



Getting high doesn’t mean you’re a party animal lol


Right. I think he tried the X that night, because Cat had described the type of high it gives, and he wanted to "escape" whatever dark/negative place he was in at that time.


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During his last interview with Arsenio Hall - 2014 or 15 I think - Arsenio started to talk about those "crazy and wild parties" in the mid 80's - and a memory of this crazy and bizarre house where they ended up where Prince didn't want to touch anything....it seemed like he was desribing some kinky sex/drug party. Prince jokingly got up from his seat and started to walk out, which was Arsenio's "cue" to change the subject - which he did. So, no doubt there were very wild parties with women, drugs, etc in the 80's, especially '84-'87, when Prince was "the shit", as Charlie Murphy stated smile



Prince looked kinda freaked out at that moment when Arsineo started with all that.
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Reply #21 posted 11/10/18 9:14am

violetcrush

rdhull said:

violetcrush said:

Right. I think he tried the X that night, because Cat had described the type of high it gives, and he wanted to "escape" whatever dark/negative place he was in at that time.

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During his last interview with Arsenio Hall - 2014 or 15 I think - Arsenio started to talk about those "crazy and wild parties" in the mid 80's - and a memory of this crazy and bizarre house where they ended up where Prince didn't want to touch anything....it seemed like he was desribing some kinky sex/drug party. Prince jokingly got up from his seat and started to walk out, which was Arsenio's "cue" to change the subject - which he did. So, no doubt there were very wild parties with women, drugs, etc in the 80's, especially '84-'87, when Prince was "the shit", as Charlie Murphy stated smile

Bonotoc's statement about red eyes was meaning that unreleased Second Coming mini movie he made back in 81-82ish era where it shows his eyes were blodshot as hell as if he was high on cannibus. Way before ecstasy was in vogue. But either way, Im not saying Prince never partied. I'm saying he wasnt the definition of a 'party animal."

As an aside, do yall know where the term Party Animal comes from? A southern California dj, Frazier Smith, of seminal deceased rock station, KMET, coined it. It was a regional thing that exploded into the worldwide venacular. He was fired or quit the staion in the 80's and went to other ventures and could not use that term Party Animal because it was now deemed the 'intellctual property' of KMET. He had to start using the term, Party Vikings. Aint that some shit?

And that term "excuse me" used in the venacular as "Well excuse me for livin " etc etc..that was coined by Steve Martin in bits he would use on Saturday Night Live back in the 70s that became his catch prase and went worldwide into the culture. Sorry for the added info lol

Yes, sadly I am old enough to remember watching Steve Martin guesting on SNL in the 70's razz and very much remember his famous "well, excuuuuuuuse me" bit, along with "Two wild and crazy guys", King Tut, and many others. He was hilarious.

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Bummer for that DJ eek If only he'd known to copyright that slogan....

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Reply #22 posted 11/10/18 10:21am

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Prince was a regular every week at the famous restaurant/club Carlos n Charlie's.

So Prince, whom fought 4 his first record deal & got it, fought 4 a movie deal & got it, fought 4 freedom from his WB contract & got it, fought 4 his masters & got them.Gets a curable illness & says 2 himself ok, I'm done. "Life is a Box Of Chocolates"
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Reply #23 posted 11/10/18 10:30am

violetcrush

ChocolateBox3121 said:

Prince was a regular every week at the famous restaurant/club Carlos n Charlie's.

I think Prince was a "regular" at multiple clubs every week throughout his lifetime smile

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Reply #24 posted 11/10/18 10:31am

rdhull

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ChocolateBox3121 said:

Prince was a regular every week at the famous restaurant/club Carlos n Charlie's.

Yeah,he was always getting drunk there, passing out, cutting up, having to be dragged out and escorted home.

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Reply #25 posted 11/10/18 10:45am

oceanblue

Don't know, but he was a ho with the women:lol:

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Reply #26 posted 11/10/18 10:58am

violetcrush

rdhull said:

ChocolateBox3121 said:

Prince was a regular every week at the famous restaurant/club Carlos n Charlie's.

Yeah,he was always getting drunk there, passing out, cutting up, having to be dragged out and escorted home.

lol ^^^ I'm going to go with sarcasm instead of sincerity on this response...I would imagine it was tough to make out Prince's state of inebriation at any given time at the clubs seeing as he was usually surrounded by really big dudes and roped off in his own little VIP corner of the club cool biggrin

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Reply #27 posted 11/10/18 11:00am

luvsexy4all

oceanblue said:

Don't know, but he was a ho with the women:lol:

yeh ,,but that was seemingly private

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Reply #28 posted 11/10/18 11:11am

violetcrush

I honestly think his main incentive/interest in going to the clubs was tied more to music - listening to the current trends or trying out his own new recordings, checking out the fashion trends, people watching, keeping up his rock star status by being seen at the clubs, and of course, looking for/picking up women. I think the drinking/drugs were the least interesting aspect to him.

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Oh....and he was nocturnal, so some of it was just boredom. One of his old managers stated in Matt Thorne's Biography that when they were touring in Europe Prince would call him after midnight to go with him to the clubs. He said it was just the worst, because Prince would just sit there at his VIP table and watch people. He said on one occasion their waitress was annoyed - I guess because they were not ordering drinks - and she asked why he bothered to come to the club if he was just going to sit there and not drink or mingle. The manager told her he likes to "people watch". She replied, "well why doesn't he just go to the park then?" biggrin razz

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Reply #29 posted 11/10/18 11:42am

rdhull

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violetcrush said:

I honestly think his main incentive/interest in going to the clubs was tied more to music - listening to the current trends or trying out his own new recordings, checking out the fashion trends, people watching, keeping up his rock star status by being seen at the clubs, and of course, looking for/picking up women. I think the drinking/drugs were the least interesting aspect to him.

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Oh....and he was nocturnal, so some of it was just boredom. One of his old managers stated in Matt Thorne's Biography that when they were touring in Europe Prince would call him after midnight to go with him to the clubs. He said it was just the worst, because Prince would just sit there at his VIP table and watch people. He said on one occasion their waitress was annoyed - I guess because they were not ordering drinks - and she asked why he bothered to come to the club if he was just going to sit there and not drink or mingle. The manager told her he likes to "people watch". She replied, "well why doesn't he just go to the park then?" biggrin razz

exactly

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