„Now where I come from
We don't let society
Tell us how it's supposed to be
Our clothes, our hair
We don't care
It's all about being there
Everybody's going Uptown
That's where I wanna be
Uptown
Set your mind free.“

—  Prince

Uptown
Song lyrics, Dirty Mind (1980)

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