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"RNR Affair"

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September 25, 2012

Rhythmically flimsy, despite guitar and synth tricks that flash back to "Raspberry Beret," this apparent one-off offers Eighties nostalgia to match the new mini-fro Prince is rocking. The song is a tale of a suburban girl colliding with a guy who believes in "jazz, rhythm & blues, and this thing called soul." They live screamingly ever after, but the purple mountain majesty faded long ago.

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