Radio 80, side B, track 8: “Little Red Corvette” by Prince

Prince - Little Red CorvetteOh, Prince, you make a good argument for censorship.  I’ve probably said it before on here that while I’m all about free speech, there’s something to be said about how censorship can really bring out the creativity in someone like you.  Little red love machine.  The place where your horses run free.  All the jockeys.  Absolutely beautiful stuff that might not have existed if you could just say what you wanted to say.

It’s like when I took my first creative writing classes in college and realized that I could swear in my stories and I wouldn’t get in trouble for it.  Well, for the next several years, every character in any story or screenplay I wrote had a mouth like a sailor.  A little restraint’s not necessarily a bad thing, and while restraint is not a word I would necessarily think of when I think of you, Prince, you show remarkable restraint here.  Thanks for finding new and innovative ways to sing about promiscuity.

lyrics to “Little Red Corvette”

Advertisements
Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

I totally have an opinion on this!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: