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Vanity 6

  • Vanity 6 [Warner Bros., 1982] B+

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Vanity 6 [Warner Bros., 1982]
The latest Prince creation is a male fantasy even if the girls did write the lyrics themselves, and Vanity's insistence on seven-inch dicks would have made me feel insecure before I discovered hormone treatments. But all eight of these dumb, dancy little synth tunes get me off when I let my guard down, and most of them are funny, hooky, and raunchy at the same time. B+