“Life is just a party and parties weren’t meant to last” – Prince: 1958 – 2016

Like his contemporary Michael Jackson, Prince became such an eccentric figure in later life that his behaviour risked overshadowing his talent and his contribution to popular culture, but look beyond him changing his name to P, writing “SLAVE” on his face in biro and declaring that “the Internet’s completely over” in 2010 and you’ll discover an artist of such prodigious talent that the record industry literally didn’t know what to do with him. read more