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1999: The New Master

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1999: The New Master

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
NPG (New Power Generation)
genre:
POP, Singles

We gave it a B-

Face front, millennium watchers — it’s the most inevitable remake of the year. In truth, Prince’s opportunistic update of his ahead-of-its-time 1983 hit, 1999 is neither an improvement on nor a desecration of the original (although pandering asides like ”This is the party of the century!” do make you want to smack his head). Docked a notch for appending the usual handful (six) of pointless remixes. B-