Vincent Caruso is a freelance writer and editor based in Chicago, IL. Musings on the topics of music, culture and politics have appeared in the likes of Prefix Magazine, the Daily Beast, Reason Magazine, Brooklyn Vegan, Design Bureau and others. Author of several regrets and producer of many aborted ideas. I believe in a higher power chord. Frequently cyberbullied at @vncnt_csmr.
Prince Gets Spooky on ‘Others Here With Us': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
A haunting unreleased track from 1985 sees Prince's dirty mind turn dark.
Prince Runs Far Away From the Mainstream With ‘The Rainbow Children': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
"The Rainbow Children," a 10-minute jazz-inflected epic, was an extravagant expression of Prince's identity regained.
When ‘Annie Christian’ Haunted Prince’s Seedy, Art-Punk Fever Dream: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The mélange of themes on Prince's 'Controversy'—scandal and sensation; politics and religion—converge on the album's bizarre detour.
Prince Introduces Himself to a New Generation with ‘My Name is Prince': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Armed with the New Power Generation, "My Name Is Prince" introduces a newborn decade to Prince's chameleon-like cultural adaptability.
Prince Shows Vulnerability on ‘I Wish U Heaven,’ But Only Briefly: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's "I Wish U Heaven" served as a short detour from the optimistic psychedelia that colored the majority of 1988's 'Lovesexy.'
Prince Pens ‘Eye Hate U’ as a Breakup Ballad to Carmen Electra: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
After Prince caught Carmen Electra cheating on him, he wrote "Eye Hate U" and played it for her when they broke up.