Hate to admit it, but the Prince songs rocked!

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  1. GoogleMe94 Registered

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    im not a Prince fan. lets get out of the way. ok, so i just went on itunes and i couldnt help it, i bought the songs Partyman and Trust, and i cant stop listening to them!! they fit Joker so well, i feel like joker just listening to them, lol. those songs really fit his crazy pop-induced character well.
     
  2. SHADOWBAT69 outlaw

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    Princes soundtrack was #1 at its release and Batdance was #1 for a couple of weeks during the summer of 89.

    I am a fan of Prince, he had a ton of hits. He may be eccentric, but he is a good musician.
     
  3. Darkness Falls We Could Be Heroes.....

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    yeah i loved the prince songs from batman
     
  4. Superwoman Prime Damaged Beyond Repair

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    Scandalous is the best of that set. Danny Elfman actually utilized some of the notes from the song for his Batman theme.
     
  5. Bat Attack Mirth

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    they've been growing on me as well lately. :up: I love party man and scandelous
     
  6. Yurka Let The Games Begin!

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    Party Man is a classic now. I have to say though, my favorite song in the movie is the song during the parade :up:
    Prince- Trust, I think it is?
     
  7. Lex Luthor Evildoer

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    I remember listening to the soundtrack quite a bit back in '89 and especially every year a Batman sequel made it's debut. "The Future", "Partyman", "Trust", "Scandelous", and "Bat Dance" are my favourites. Although I do kinda like the Vicki Vale song, "Vicki's Waiting" or whatever.
     
  8. Damiean Dark Registered

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    The songs are pure eighties pop but they are eternally funky as all Prince songs are.
     
  9. DaRkVeNgeanCe An Epic Film Guy

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    Damn Right! Prince Rules!
     
  10. Joker Registered

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    Electric Chair, Partyman, Trust, and Batdance are the only ones I really like, but they're extremely awesome.
     
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    prince owns. but back in '89 i didnt really dig the musical montages so much. loved the batdance video with brain bolland tattoos and batchicks running around. and prince made an awesome rock and roll joker. i have since grown to love them and definately think they feel right at home with the exaggerated tone of the film.
     
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    My faves were Scandalous and Partyman. I do wish they put "Dance with the Devil" on the CD, though. :csad:
     
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    That soundtrack kicked ass. It's still fun to listen to, and it brings back a lot of great memories.
     
  14. BatmanForNever The Winged Avenger

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    You need this CD if your a Batman fan. I had the casette tape as a kid, and just recently bought the CD a few months back. It really is a solid soundtrack.

    '89 Batman and BF have some killer soundtracks.
     
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    The Prince songs are good in the context of the movie and the Joker's character but I wouldn't rush out and buy the CD just yet.

    But the Batdance video rocks.
     
  16. CFE The never-ending battle

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    Yeah I don't get how the OP could 'Hate to admit it.' I mean I get he's not a Prince fan (how could you not be, the man is a musical genius -- even more so compared to todays 'artists') but c'mon...this is a Batman board; you're with friends here.

    I love to admit that I love the '89 soundtrack. Even lesser songs like 'Arms of Orion' and 'Lemon Crush' play well. Hell I've got 'Batdance' on my Batman-Themed Myspace right now.

    Great soundtrack. Prince's work on "Batman" is what got me into him; from there I checked out "Purple Rain" and eventually became a Prince fan. His music, Batman or otherwise, is always astounding to hear.

    CFE
     
  17. DaRkVeNgeanCe An Epic Film Guy

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    FLAT OUT...Prince is the man no doubt.
     
  18. TLH Hypnotized

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    I thought Prince scene was a bit over-the-top but perfect considering it's the Joker. That scene wouldn't have worked with an Elfman score -- it simply needed lyrics to reinforce everything. Worked well. Bravo! :D
     
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    I like the movie's songs because of the way they were used on the film. But songs like Batdance have merely a nostalgic value for me now.
     
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    agreed. i actually made a "special edition" sdtk with the original songs to b-sides of the singles and "dance with the devil" on the first disc, and the remixes and the scandalous sex suite on the second disc. i think they need to re-release it like that for the 20th anniversary but prince and WB had a falling out, so i doubt that would ever happen.

    i love the album, but i think the weakest cuts are "scandalous", "lemon crush", and "batdance", which i a good funk track, but the vocal samples make it corny.
     
  21. I Am The Knight Tonight's a good night.

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    I prefer "Face To Face" from BR to any of the Prince songs. But they are fun.
     
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    What do you think Princes best non batman songs are? I love all the songs from Purple rain its a great pure eighties movie and Appollonia was sexy personified. You also get to see great appearences from Wendy and Lisa, thier song "waterfall" is one of my all time faves.
     
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    oh yeah, same here. the Prince songs are simply for fun and cuz its joker, lol. but for a REAL good song, i much prefer the face to face poetic love stuff, its elfman inspired and fit the tone of the film well. and the music video was so hot, siouxie is such a fox in that vid.
     
  24. I Am The Knight Tonight's a good night.

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    I love the video, too. The video and the song both have that "mood" that is so delicious. I love how the song plays on that tragic scene with Bruce and Selina.
     
  25. Gianakin_ SW Prequels Defender

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    I hate Prince in general, so in B8 my sentiments aren't any different. "Face to Face" is a fantastic song, though. Dark, touching, disturbing, romantic in its own unique way.
     

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