Whether or not you recieved it for free with your morning paper, you can now stream Planet Earth in full courtesy of MSN.
The verdict? Anyone who says they love it is kidding themselves or works for Prince. But the man can still shred like nobody else and can still croon with the best of them. It's worth at least one listen, just to catch the few spectacular moments sprinkled in over the less-than-subtle preachiness of the title track and the generally glaring mediocrity of the songwriting throughout. My favorite lines come from the seductive "Mr. Goodnight:"
If your heartbeat goes up a notch or twoFree was probably the right price.
There ain't no telling what I might do
But I got a mind full of good intentions
And a mouthful of Raisinets