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    PRINCE
    (con’t)
    So when you call up that
    shrink in Beverly Hills,
    You know the one — Doctor
    Everything’ll Be Alright–
    Instead of asking him how much
    of your mind is left,
    Ask him how much of your time,
    `Cause in this life,
    Things are much harder than in
    the afterworld,
    In this life, You’re on your
    own.

    Now, pulsating COLOR — FLASHES of hot,
    white LIGHT…

    PRINCE
    (con’t)
    And if de-elevator tries to
    bring you down,
    Go crazy, punch a higher
    floor.

    and the BEAT provocative now,
    relentless, BUILDING with fierce intent
    to–

    (2) INT. CLUB (1ST AVE. ST. BAR) — NIGHT

    The MECCA! The last stop for a band
    before national fame.

    The HUGE cavernous HALL is PACKED!
    PEOPLE are DANCING like MAD! VIDEO
    SCREENS with WILD GRAPHICS hang
    suspended from the ceilings. Beautiful
    WAITRESSES criss-cross the floor in a
    frenzy.

    PRINCE is CENTER-STAGE — LIPS caressing
    the mike, black, lustrous hair shining,
    eyes dancing — SINGING “Let’s Get
    Crazy” as the CROWD pulsates beneath the
    LASER LIGHTS.

    The MUSIC continues as we …