After a series of legal tussles with online fans over the use of his likeness, Prince has commented on the to-do via a song on a new website, www.princefamsunited.com.Wouldn’t it be great to live inside the mind of an Advanced Artist for just one day?
The website's name, as well as the capitalised letters in the title of the new song, 'PFUnk,' seem to be a reference to 'Prince Fans United,' an organisation of webmasters whose sites have received cease-and-desist notices in recent weeks over alleged copyright infringements.
The song's lyrics send a decidedly mixed message: "I love all y'all," sings Prince at one point, "but don't you ever mess with me no more."
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Here’s the latest in the Prince v. Fans (NME):