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Who was weirder ?

Bowie
7 (58.3%)
Prince
5 (41.7%)

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They're Both Star Men
« on: December 03, 2016, 04:16:14 AM »
This is like trying to figure out if Bowie or Prince was weirder. Both super weird, different ways. Also, both genius.

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Re: They're Both Star Men
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2016, 11:09:32 AM »
I think Prince was probably weirder. Much of Bowie's weirdness often came across as performative, but in interviews he frequently came across as a regular bloke 'cept with an art-school background... so he took many of those ideas seriously, without necessarily taking himself too seriously, or at least recognizing the absurdity of it all. Bowie appears to have had a self awareness which was missing from Prince.

THAT SAID... I don't know a whole lot about Prince, save for various magazine articles, one or two documentaries, and some of the press stories when he passed on. Never really got into his music. So I could be wrong.

Love Bowie. Never really cared for Prince.
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Re: They're Both Star Men
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2016, 02:47:44 PM »
My favorite Prince story is when he did a Super Bowl press conference, opened the floor for questions, and then as soon as someone began to ask a question, just hauled a$$ into a full set that opened with "Johnny B. Goode".
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Re: They're Both Star Men
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2016, 02:57:07 PM »
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Re: They're Both Star Men
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2016, 03:21:39 PM »
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Re: They're Both Star Men
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2016, 03:55:13 PM »
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Re: They're Both Star Men
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2016, 03:29:11 PM »
(Bowie) frequently came across as a regular bloke.

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I meant to say he seemed more grounded than Prince. Bowie probably made the weirder music, Prince came across the weirder individual. 'specially as they got older. At least that's how it seemed to me.
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