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Writer: Joseph Illidge, Hannibal Tabu Artist: Meredith Laxton Publisher: Humanoids Publishing Release Date: April 14, 2021 Cover Price: $19.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Theresa Booker was hardly the first singer-songwriter to be inspired by His Royal Badness-but she was the most determined.

Minneapolis, 1982. Dozens of young bands, playing day and night in bars and clubs across the city, dream of being noticed by the musical genius Prince, revered as a guru and a powerbroker. But when Theresa and her band, Starchild, are offered the opportunity of a lifetime-to be taken in and mentored by their idol-they soon find that there's a dark side to fame and fortune that could turn their dream into a nightmare.

MPLS Sound is the ultimate love letter to the legendary Minneapolis funk-rock sound of t more

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    Lotusland Comics - Hank Rea Apr 26, 2021

    'MPLS Sound' is a fantastic fictional biographical story of a band deep in the roots of the Minneapolis music scene that pays homage to its brightest star - Prince. It works equally as a familiar band origin story led by a driven lead singer and a period-piece celebrating the birth of a new sound spearheaded by the Purple One himself. It's a thoughtful and entertaining musical journey without one false note made with love and honesty. Read Full Review

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    Graphic Policy - Ricardo Denis Apr 21, 2021

    Any excuse to pop in a Prince album and get lost in the sounds of his unique brand of funk is a good one. MPLS Sound doesnt just give a good reason to do that, it gives the perfect reason to do so. The book invites a deeper understanding of music, craft, and of legendary musicians themselves, but also never at the expense of fun and excitement. Whats here possesses the stuff that makes certain comics go beyond greatness, an accomplishment worthy of the Artist that inspired it. Read Full Review

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