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Purple RainRanked 72/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
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Prince designed Purple Rain as the project that would make him a superstar, and that's exactly what happened. Simultaneously more focused and ambitious than any of his previous records, Purple Rain finds Prince consolidating his funk and R&B roots while moving boldly into pop, rock, and funk on nine superbly crafted songs.
Although Prince's songwriting is at a peak, the presence of the Revolution helps pull the music into even sharper focus, giving it a tougher, more aggressive edge. When Doves Cry is an eerie, spare neo-psychedelic masterpiece, Lets Go Crazy is a furious blend of metallic guitars, Stonesy riffs, and a hard funk backbeat. And the anthemic title track is a majestic ballad filled with a brilliant guitar outro. All in all, Purple Rain is a stunning statement of purpose that remains one of the most exciting rock & roll albums ever created.1. Let's Go Crazy
2. Take Me With U
3. The Beautiful Ones
4. Computer Blue
5. Darling Nikki
6. When Doves Cry
7. I Would Die 4 U
8. Baby I'm A Star
9. Purple Rain$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
WARB-WAR-3712xPrince & the New Power Generation
Love Symbol (Pre-Order)[Love Symbol] is the 14th full-length studio album by Prince. It's also the second album co-credited to the New Power Generation. It was originally released worldwide in October 1992 (twelve months after his previous album Diamonds And Pearls), and would be his last to be co-credited to a band until One Nite Alone... Live!, by Prince and the New Power Generation, in 2002.
The album's unpronounceable name, often leads to the album being referred to as Symbol or Love Symbol The symbol would later become Prince's name, in 1993, and he would go on to release six albums under that name (from 1995-1999).LP 1
1. My Name is Prince (with The New Power Generation)
2. Sexy M.F. (with The New Power Generation)
3. Love 2 the 9's
4. The Morning Papers
5. The Max
7. Blue Light
8. I Wanna Melt WIth U
9. Sweet Baby
1. The Continental
2. Damn U
4. The Flow
5. 7 (with The New Power Generation)
6. And God Created Woman
7. 3 Chains o' Gold
9. The Sacrifice of Victor$21.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Let's Pretend We're MarriedLet's Pretend We're Married was the final US single from Prince's 1982 album 1999.1. Let's Pretend We're Married
2. Irresistible Bitch$12.9912 Vinyl Single - Sealed Buy Now
PrincePrince is the eponymous second studio album by American recording artist Prince. It was originally released on October 19, 1979 by Warner Bros. Records. The album was written, arranged, composed, produced and performed entirely by Prince, with the only known contribution from another person being some vocal harmony added by close friend/bassist AndrÉ Cymone on Track 2.
Prince recorded the album in just a few weeks after Warner Bros. asked for a follow-up to his 1978 debut, For You. Prince had used twice his initial recording advance on the album, and it had failed to generate a pop hit (although Soft and Wet became a No. 12 R&B hit). Displeased at his lack of success, Prince quickly recorded the follow-up.
Overall, the album was much more diverse and well-received than For You, critically and commercially. The success of this album geared Prince towards his next, Dirty Mind, which would be called a complete departure from his earlier sound.1. I Wanna Be Your Lover
2. Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?
3. Sexy Dancer
4. When We're Dancing Close and Slow
5. With You
7. Still Waiting
8. I Feel For You
9. It's Gonna Be Lonely$18.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Purple Reign In NYC - Vol 2he recording presented on this two instalment release comes from a spectacular show performed while Prince & The Revolution were on the Purple Rain tour. The concert, which took place at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY on 30th March 1985, captures brilliantly the magnificence of the tour, Prince's most successful ever which resulted in sales of over 1.7million tickets across 98 shows in all.
Taken from a perfectly balanced and mixed FM Broadcast of the event, this archive release, available here in its completion for the first time on deluxe vinyl, will prove both a delight and a must-have package for every Prince fan around.1. Computer Blue
2. Darling Nikki
3. The Beautiful Ones
4. When Doves Cry
5. I Would Die For U
6. Baby, I'm A Star
7. Purple Rain$34.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
1999Ranked 163/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.
Lacquers Cut By Chris Bellman At Bernie Grundman Mastering
1999 is the fifth studio album by American recording artist Prince. It was released on October 27, 1982 by Warner Bros. Records. The album was his first top ten album on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States (peaking at number 9) and became the fifth best-selling album of 1983 and was certified Multi-Platinum by RIAA. 1999 was Prince's breakthrough album, but his next album, Purple Rain, would become his most successful. The title track was a protest against nuclear proliferation and became his first top ten hit in countries outside the United States.
It was also the first album to feature The Revolution. The band's moniker is written in reverse on the front cover.
According to the Rolling Stone Album Guide, 1999 may be Prince's most influential album: Its synth-and-drum machine-heavy arrangements codified the Minneapolis sound that loomed over mid-'80s R&B and pop, not to mention the next two decades' worth of electro, house, and techno. In 2003, the TV network VH1 placed 1999 49th in its list of the greatest albums of all time. The album was also part of Slant Magazine's list The 50 Most Essential Pop Albums and the magazine listed the album at #8 on its list of Best Albums of the 1980s. The album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008. In 2003, the album was ranked number 163 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.LP 1
2. Little Red Corvette
4. Let's Pretend We're Married
2. Something In The Water (Does Not Compute)
4. Lady Cab Driver
5. All The Critics Love U In New York
6. International Lover$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Lovesexy (Pre-Order)Lovesexy is the tenth full-length studio album by Prince. It was originally released worldwide in May 1988, 13 months after his previous album Sign O' The Times.
As an artistic statement, the initial release of the album was not split into tracks, but was instead tracked as one single 45:07 track, designed to be listened to as a whole (track titles were included, however). Later releases split the album into the nine named tracks, however.1. Eye No
2. Alphabet St.
3. Glam Slam
4. Anna Stesia
5. Dance On
7. When 2R In Love
8. I Wish U Heaven
9. Positivity$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Dirty MindRanked 204/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Prince's Cutting-Edge 1980 LP Back on Vinyl for First Time in Ages: Rock, Funk, New Wave, and Pop Meet in a Furious Fusion
Mastered from the Original Tapes: Lacquers Cut by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering
Pressed at RTI and Features Complete Reproduction of Original Packaging: An Audiophile Spectacular
Prince had made a name for himself with his self-titled sophomore record, but didn't come into his own until the liberating Dirty Mind. Originally released in 1980, Dirty Mind is the pop provocateur's third album, completely produced, arranged and composed by Minneapolis' favorite son. While it established parameters that Prince would follow for the remainder of the decade, the record also remains unique for its blend of rock, funk, pop, and new wave. Prince uses rock, rather than soul or R&B as the foundation, and weaves the other styles around a demeanor that finds the singer/multi-instrumentalist both bluntly honest and fabulously furious.
True to the album's title, Prince doesn't shy away from sexuality, with both Head and Sister guaranteed to make many ears blush and, well, nearly every other track on the record addressing desire, lust, and partying in one form or another. Seldom as any performer been so candidly outspoken and gifted with a genius reflected in the irresistble melodies, hooks, and grooves.
After more than two decades of being out of print, Dirty Mind is finally back on vinyl--and how. Mastered from the original tapes, with lacquers cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, and pressed at RTI on 180g vinyl, this is the very best version you'll ever hope to hear. No longer will you have to settle for the slightly compressed original or nearly unlistenable CD versions. Moreover, rhino's analog reissue boasts replicate original packaging.
Grab the LP and get ready to party like it's 1999!1. Dirty Mind
2. When You Were Mine
3. Do It All Night
4. Gotta Broken Heart Again
8. Partyup$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Come (Pre-Order)Come is the fifteenth full-length studio album by Prince. It was the last album of newly-recorded material to be released by Warner Bros. under the name Prince while he was under exclusive contract (although Warner Bros. released The Black Album only three months later, and would later also release The Vault... Old Friends 4 Sale).
It was originally released worldwide in August 1994 (eleven months after The Hits 1, The Hits 2 and The Hits / The B-Sides compilations.1. Come
10. Orgasm$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Batman Soundtrack (Pre-Order)Batman (the motion picture soundtrack to the Tim Burton movie Batman) is the eleventh full-length studio album by Prince, and the first and only soundtrack album by Prince for a movie in which he was not involved as an actor. It was originally released worldwide in June 1989.1. The Future
2. Electric Chair
3. The Arms of Orion (with Sheena Easton)
5. Vicki Waiting
7. Lemon Crush
9. Batdance$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Born AgainThat's right folks, the Dwarves magnum opus is done and set to drop on vinyl and CD, both including a free DVD! 25 years in the making the Dwarves Are Born Again features heroes from throughout the Dwarves saga. Blag the Ripper, HeWhoCanNotBeNamed, Rex Everything, the Fresh Prince of Darkness and a cast of thousands including Vadge Moore and Sgt. Saltpeter from the notorious Blood, Guts and Pussy record return to crush the ears of a desperate public. You get hardcore punk, ear banging pop and everything in between from the long standing masters of all styles. Damaged rock celebrity cameos mix with twisted phone messages and ear splitting noise all delivered with the pomp and circumstance that only the mighty Dwarves can deliver.1. The Dwarves Are Still The Best Band Ever
2. 15 Minutes
3. Stop Me
4. Looking Out For Number One
5. You'll Never Take Us Alive
6. Bang Up
7. We Only Came To Get High
8. I Masturbate Me
9. It's A Wonderful Life of Sin
10. Happy Birthday Suicide
11. Fake ID
12. Working Class Hole
14. Candy Now
15. Do The HeWhoCannotBeNamed
16. Your Girl's Mom
17. Zip Zero
18. The Band That Wouldn't Die$19.99Vinyl LP + DVD - Sealed Buy Now
Purple Reign In NYC - Vol 1The recording presented on this two instalment release comes from a spectacular show performed while Prince & The Revolution were on the Purple Rain tour. The concert, which took place at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY on 30th March 1985, captures brilliantly the magnificence of the tour, Prince's most successful ever which resulted in sales of over 1.7million tickets across 98 shows in all.
Taken from a perfectly balanced and mixed FM Broadcast of the event, this archive release, available here in its completion for the first time on deluxe vinyl, will prove both a delight and a must-have package for every Prince fan around.1. Let's Go Crazy
4. Little Red Corvette
5. Take Me With U
6. Do Me, Baby
7. Irresistible Bitch
9. How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?
10. Let's Pretend We're Married
11. International Lover
12. God$34.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
KissKiss was the first single to be released from Prince's eighth album Parade, the third and final album credited to Prince and the Revolution, and was released seven weeks before the album's release.
The single became Prince's third US Billboard Pop Chart number 1 single (following When Doves Cry and Let's Go Crazy). It also reached number 1 on the Billboard Black Chart.1. Kiss
2. Or $$12.9912 Vinyl Single - Sealed Buy Now
If I Was Your GirlfriendIf I Was Your Girlfriend was the second single to be released from Prince's ninth album Sign O' The Times, released five weeks after the album. The b-side, Shockadelica, was previously-unreleased (although originally intended for the Camille album).1. If I Was Your Girlfriend
2. Shockadelica (Extended Version)$12.9912 Vinyl Single - Sealed Buy Now
Around The World In A DayAround the World in a Day is the seventh studio album by Prince, and the second to feature his backing band The Revolution. It was originally released on April 22, 1985 by Paisley Park Records and Warner Bros. Records.1. Around The World In A Day
2. Paisley Park
3. Condition Of The Heart
4. Raspberry Beret
7. Pop Life
8. The Ladder
9. Temptation$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Sign 'O' The Times (Awaiting Repress)It begins with the insistent drip-drop of a sequencer and ends with some old school R&B. In between, the artist who was still calling himself Prince unfurls an encyclopedia of moods, genres, and grooves. Widely heralded as a groundbreaker in 1987, this two-LP set is clearly the sound of a performer at the height of his power. On songs like the title track, If I Was Your Girlfriend, and the thunderous The Cross, Prince proves why the hype was justified. --Amy LindenLP 1
1. Sign O' The Times
2. Play In the Sunshine
4. The Ballad of Dorothy Parker
6. Starfish and Coffee
7. Slow Love
8. Hot Thing
9. Forever In My Life
1. U Got the Look
2. If I Was Your Girlfriend
3. Strange Relationship
4. I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
5. The Cross
6. It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Night (live)
7. Adore$24.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
Music From Graffiti Bridge (Pre-Order)Graffiti Bridge is the twelfth full-length studio album by Prince, and the companion album to his second dramatic motion picture, Graffiti Bridge. It was originally released worldwide in August 1990 (fourteen months after his previous album, Batman).
For the first time, Prince included on the album tracks he had written and produced for other artists (also included in the movie), and singles were also released to support those artists.
The album was largely made up of older tracks which had been revived from the vault and reworked for release, and could be considered a greatest hits of unreleased material.LP 1
1. Can't Stop This Feeling I Got
2. New Power Generation
3. Release It - (The Time)
4. The Question of U
5. Elephants & Flowers
6. Round and Round - (Tevin Campbell)
7. We Can Funk - (feat. George Clinton)
8. Joy In Repetition
1. Love Machine - (The Time with Elisa)
2. Tick, Tick, Bang
3. Shake - by The Time
4. Thieves In the Temple
5. The Latest Fashion - (feat. The Time)
6. Melody Cool - (Mavis Staples)
7. Still Would Stand All Time
8. Graffiti Bridge - (feat. Mavis Staples and Tevin Campbell)
9. New Power Generation (Pt. II)$21.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Let's Go Crazy (Pre-Order)Let's Go Crazy was the opening track on both the album and the film Purple Rain. One of Prince's most popular songs, Let's Go Crazy was almost always a staple for concert performances, often segueing into other hits. When released as a single, the song became Prince's second number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100, and also topped the two component charts, the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Dance Club Play charts, as well as becoming a UK Top 10 hit.1. Let's Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix)
2. Erotic City (Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive) [Original 12 Version]$12.9912 Vinyl Single - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Beatles ReimaginedFeaturing ten different upcoming US bands across diverse genres, Beatles Reimagined commemorates the 50th anniversary of the recording and release of classic Beatles tracks from 1963-4, including "From Me To You", "She Loves You", and "I Saw Her Standing There" which cemented the band's status as the princes of rock and roll. The album will be released on Community Music's "Community Project" label with a percentage of the profits going to charities involved in music and youth.1. The Well Pennies - All My Lovin
2. Mobley - From Me To You
3. Feverbody - Misery
4. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Saw Her Standing There
5. Night Panther - I Wanna Be Your Man
6. Jhameel - I Feel Fine
7. Leftover Cuties - There's A Place
8. Badwolf - She Loves You
9. Adventure Galley - Please Please Me
10. Doom & Gloom - And I Love Her$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
ControversyPrince's Smash 1981 LP Back on Vinyl for First Time in Ages: Provacateur Turns More Sultry and Political, Increases Synthesizers and Sonic Range
Mastered from the Original Tapes: Lacquers Cut by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering
Pressed at RTI and Features Complete Reproduction of Original Packaging: Comes With Collectable Poster
Continuing on with the pioneering directions he began pursuing on Dirty Mind, Prince again comes up roses on 1981's Controversy, an enterprising record on which he turns more political and furher assimilates keyboards and synthesizers into arrangements. Dirty Mind is also home to the piano ballad and chart smash Do Me, Baby, a sensitive song that's considered by many as his finest vocal effort. Given that we're talking Prince, that's saying something.
As had already become customary, Prince again handles all production, arrangements and composition duties, using Controversy, Annie Christian, and the unsparingly direct Ronnie, Talk to Russia as potent sociopolitical statements during an era which responsibility had lapsed and conservatism set in. Willing to stir it up, Prince injects contagious grooves, melodies, and refrains into arrangements that mix new wave, rock, funk, and pop, all serving to heighten the immediacy of the lyrics. And he knows how to have fun. Saucy, stylized, and sexy, Jack U Off and Let's Work are tailor-made for getting the opposite sex between the sheets.
After more than two decades of being out of print, Controversy is finally back on vinyl--and how. Mastered from the original tapes, with lacquers cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, and pressed at RTI on 180g vinyl, this is the very best version you'll ever hope to hear. No longer will you have to settle for the slightly compressed original or nearly unlistenable CD versions. Rhino's analog reissue also boasts replicate original packaging and comes with the poster that accompanied the first-generation pressings.
Let's go crazy!1. Controversy
3. Do Me, Baby
4. Private Joy
5. Ronnie, Talk To Russia
6. Let's Work
7. Annie Christian
8. Jack U Off$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Naked In The Summertime - Vol 1This two instalment release features Prince performing at Madrid's Vicente Calderón Stadium on 22nd July 1990, on the European leg of the tour, during which the band perform a stunning mix of old and new cuts, including numbers from Batman, and others going back to Controversy and 1999.
As bonus tracks, this two part set also includes songs from the group's gig in Tokyo, Japan on 31st August the same year.1. Dat Intro
2. The Future
5. Sexy Dancer
7. Let's Jam It
8. Purple Rain
9. Take Me With U
10. Don't Make Me Pay For His Mistakes
11. Blues In C (If I Had A Harem)
12. Alphabet St.
13. It Takes Two/Volare/The Latest Fashion
14. The Question Of U (instrumental)
15. An Honest Man (instrumental)
16. Under The Cherry Moon (instrumental)
17. The Question Of U/Electric Man
19. Do Me, Baby
20. Ain't No Way
21. Nothing Compares 2 U
22. Batdance$34.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
School's InRecorded in the studio with his touring band, the album has a loose, bright feel, grounded, of course, by Parker's brand of jazz-tinged soul funk. Highlights include long, muscular sax workouts on "Basic Funk: 101" and the Jackson 5's "ABC," both of which stretch out to over eight minutes in length, and Parker's vocal duet with fellow alto sax player (and fellow Prince alum) Candy Dilfer on Sam Cooke's "What a Wonderful World."
1. To Be Or Not To Be 5:20
2. Basic Funk: 101 8:44
1. What You Know About Funk? 5:05
2. ABC 8:15
1. I'm Gonna Teach You 5:26
2. Speed Reading (It-si-bi-ya) 5:01
3. Arts & Crafts 3:45
1. What A Wonderful World 5:45
2. Advanced Funk 5:48
3. Song For My Teacher 4:13$29.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
The Most Beautiful Girl In The WorldThe Most Beautiful Girl in the World is a song by Prince from his 1995 album The Gold Experience. It was his first release since changing his stage name to an unpronounceable symbol. With the consent of Prince's usual record distributor Warner Bros. Records, The Most Beautiful Girl in the World was released by NPG Records and Edel Music and independently distributed by Bellmark Records, under the control and guidance of Chris France at Music Of Life as a one-off single. The single was released in February 1994 in the UK and is still his only No 1 in the UK, and was shortly followed by an EP of remixes titled The Beautiful Experience that also charted at 18 in the UK national charts. The version that was released on The Gold Experience is a different mix of the song.1. The Most Beautiful Girl In The World$6.9912 Vinyl Single - Sealed Buy Now
Purple Rain (Single) (Pre-Order)Purple Rain is the title track from the 1984 album of the same name, which in turn is the soundtrack album for the 1984 film of the same name, and was released as the third single from that album. The song is a combination of rock, R&B, gospel, and orchestral music. It reached number 2 in the United States for two weeks and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America in 1984.1. Purple Rain
2. God$12.9912 Vinyl Single - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now