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1999: The New Master 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...1999: The New MasterPop, Singles, R&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...1999-02-12
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1999: The New Master

Genre: Pop, Singles, R&B; Producer (group): NPG (New Power Generation)

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-

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