Prince is the self-titled second studio album by American recording artist Prince. It was released on October 19, 1979 by Warner Bros. The album was written, arranged, composed, produced and performed entirely by Prince. Prince peaked at 22 on the US Billboard 200 and 3 on the US Billboard Top R&B Albums. The album contained three R&B/dance hits: "Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?", "Sexy Dancer" and "I Wanna Be Your Lover"
His 1979 album Prince went platinum, and his next three albums-Dirty Mind (1980), Controversy (1981), and 1999 (1982)-continued his success, showcasing his prominently explicit lyrics and blending of funk, dance, and rock music. In 1984, he began referring to his backup band as The Revolution and released Purple Rain, the soundtrack album to his film debut. It quickly became his most critically and commercially successful release, spending 24 consecutive weeks atop the Billboard 200 and selling 25 million copies worldwide . Four months later, at the age of 57, Prince died of an accidental fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park recording studio and home in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
A 15-track album featuring 14 previously unreleased recordings that illuminate the vital role Prince played in other artists’ careers, Originals includes Prince's foundational recordings of hit songs like "Manic Monday," "The Glamorous Life," "Jungle Love," and more. Prince led the way, for artistic freedom, for ownership.
Produced by Prince, it is recorded at Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis, MN from Late 1991 - Mid 1992. The album is originally conceived as a fantasy rock soap opera with spoken segues between tracks
PRINCE PAISLEY PARK Fashion EXHIBITION SERIES TOUR BOOK HARDBACK. Condition is New. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. Prince Official Paisley Park Iron On Patch Brand New Symbol Purple Gold. Double album "Diamonds And Pearls" by Prince And The New Power Generation. Both records are graded as Very Good+ with the odd light surface mark but nothing that affects play. Great sounding audio.
This was Prince’s final Warner Bros. album under his birth name; weary of his label’s constantly pumping the brakes on his release schedule, pushed to the brink by its cancellation of a distribution deal with Paisley Park Records, he raided his vault for Come. Ironically, Warner couldn’t resist pushing The Black Album out in limited release before the end of the year. It’s all in the bottom. Specifically, Prince’s bass and Sheila . s drums, which appear on about half the album. The bulk of Lovesexy is a nonstop funk blowout - the album was originally issued unindexed for the Fuller Prince Experience - with a full stereoscape loaded with sonic nuggets. The horns - typically a weak spot for Prince - are urgent, putting over opener Eye No with a sticky motif and goosing Alphabet St. and Positivity with judicious shine.
prince at paisley park. image courtesy of the museum. Prince's legacy will be celebrated with performances by musicians who knew him well. His 1990s backing band The Revolution will take the stage, so will his all-female backing band from the 2000s, 3rdeyegirl. And the backing band New Power Generation, who recorded with Prince on his last album, will perform, as well as Liv Warfield & Shelby J, who have been called Prince's protégés. Also on the lineup: a performance by Minneapolis funk band Morris Day & the Time, who Prince signed to Warner Bros. in the 1980s, as well as panel discussions with Prince's friends and guided.
|1||Rebirth Of The Flesh||4:58|
|2||Feel U Up||6:30|
|3||The Beautiful Ones||6:08|
|4||I Would Die 4U||3:21|
|5||Baby I'm A Star||4:57|