I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon
Publish date: March 19th 2013
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Prince. The Symbol Formerly Known as Prince. The Purple Rain god. The Creator of Sexual/Spiritual Music.Journalist and TV personality Touré uses in-depth research and interviews with former girlfriends, band members, and musicologists to decipher Prince's music and its influence on Generation X.I Wo...
Initial reaction: That actually made for a more sluggish read than I expected. That had nothing to do with Prince or his life - what little bits there were in this narrative, I really appreciated hearing. My problems were with the overarching presentation of this "biography", which it really wasn...
I really enjoyed this. The book takes on the conflicting (and conflicted) reports of Prince’s life and tries to decipher just how (and why) he became, and remains, an icon for Generation X.This wider, social approach to the biography was very appealing. There are a plethora of biographies out ther...
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