On Episode 65 of the Press Rewind – Prince Lyrics Podcast, I am once again joined by Julian Long to help me parse through the at times whimsical & cheerful and other times dark & melancholy, but always fascinating, “Paisley Park.” The titular record label and studio/home/concert venue that Prince would soon have built for himself in Chanhassen, MN, was named after a song from Prince’s 7th studio album, Around the World In a Day. Come to the park and play with us as we chat about the lyrics to this brilliant & meaningful song.
Be sure to check out Julian’s project, Storytime with Julian (@StorytimeJulian on Twitter & Instagram), a twice-weekly content series dedicated to sharing and spotlighting Black short fiction. Facebook & YouTube links are below.
The goal of each episode of Press Rewind is to:
- Take a track by track look at the lyrical content of Prince’s discography
- Discuss my own interpretation of each song’s lyrics along with any guest I may have
- If submitted, discuss listener’s interpretations of each song’s lyrics
Thank you for joining me on this journey through Prince’s catalog!