Annotation

9362-45435-2 WE 833
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufactoring Europe
DiscID: DARoSnW.hiHyfWF0MtkWLVIVzCM-
MCN: 9362454350201 (old format)
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Matrix/Runout: 9362-45435-2.2 WME "40"

Annotation last modified on 2013-06-03 22:09 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Controversy
Prince 3:37
2 Dirty Mind
Prince 3:50
3 I Wanna Be Your Lover
Prince 2:58
4 Head
Prince 4.5 4:43
5 Do Me, Baby
Prince 3 3:57
6 Delirious
Prince 2:39
7 Little Red Corvette
Prince 4 4:57
8 I Would Die 4 U
Prince & The Revolution 2:57
9 Raspberry Beret
Prince & The Revolution 4.5 3:33
10 If I Was Your Girlfriend
Prince 3:46
11 Kiss
Prince & The Revolution 3:46
12 Peach
Prince 3:48
13 U Got the Look
Prince 3.65 3:48
14 Sexy M.F.
Prince & The New Power Generation 3 5:26
15 Gett Off
Prince & The New Power Generation 3.5 4:31
16 Cream
Prince & The New Power Generation 3.5 4:13
17 Pope
Prince 3:29
18 Purple Rain
Prince & The Revolution 4.1 8:41

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Novi Novog (tracks 9, 18)
cello:
David Coleman (American cellist & composer) (tracks 9, 18)
Suzie Katayama (tracks 9, 18)
bass guitar:
Brown Mark (track 18)
strings arranger:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 18)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 18)
viola:
Novi Novog (track 18)
membranophone:
Bobby Z. (track 18)
membranophone and percussion:
Sheila Escovedo (track 13)
synthesizer:
Doctor Fink (tracks 2, 4)
flute:
Eric Leeds (track 15)
guitar:
Wendy Melvoin (track 18)
percussion:
Bobby Z. (track 18)
keyboard:
Matt Fink (track 18)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 18)
additional engineer:
Don Batts (tracks 6–7)
Steve Noonan (track 15)
Tim Penn (track 16)
Ray Hahnfeldt (track 15)
additional producer:
Keith Cohen (track 14)
additional programming:
Airiq Anest (track 14)
additional remixer:
Mick Guzauski (track 4)
Bob Mockler (engineer) (track 4)
additional vocals:
Matt Fink (track 18)
Brown Mark (track 18)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (tracks 7, 18)
Wendy Melvoin (track 18)
arranger:
The New Power Generation (tracks 14–16)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 1–10, 13–16, 18)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (tracks 8–9, 18)
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 11)
assistant engineer:
Dave Aron (mix engineer) (track 14)
Don Batts (track 7)
Steve Durkee (track 14)
Mark Ettel (track 3)
Kimm James (track 15)
Steve Noonan (track 14)
Ray Hahnfeldt (track 14)
Brian Poer (track 14)
Airiq Anest (track 14)
assistant mixer:
Susan Rogers (track 9)
Ron Garrett (engineer) (tracks 2, 4)
background vocals:
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (tracks 1, 6)
Mazarati (track 11)
composer:
André Cymone (track 5)
Doctor Fink (track 2)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 1–4, 6–13, 15–18)
engineer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 4, 9–10, 13)
Gary Brandt (track 3)
Mick Guzauski (tracks 1, 5)
Coke Johnson (tracks 10, 13)
Rolly Ladd (track 12)
Bob Mockler (engineer) (tracks 1, 5)
Ross Pallone (tracks 1, 5)
Susan Rogers (tracks 9–10, 13)
Jamie Starr (tracks 2, 4)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 9)
Peggy McCreary (track 7)
David Tickle (track 9)
Airiq Anest (track 12)
instruments:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 4, 7, 18)
lead vocals:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 9, 17)
Camille (alter ego of Prince) (tracks 10, 13)
Sheena Easton (track 13)
Mayte (track 17)
lyricist:
André Cymone (track 5)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 1–4, 6–13, 15–18)
mixer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 9)
Steve Beltran (track 14)
Keith Cohen (tracks 12, 14, 16)
Dave Friedlander (track 17)
Tom Garneau (track 14)
Ray Hahnfeldt (track 17)
Bob Rosa (track 14)
Michael Koppelman (track 14)
Peggy McCreary (tracks 6–7)
performer:
The New Power Generation (tracks 14–16)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 8, 11, 14–16, 18)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (tracks 8–9, 11, 18)
producer:
The New Power Generation (tracks 14–16)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 1–11, 13–16, 18)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (tracks 8–9, 11, 18)
recording engineer:
Coke Johnson (track 11)
Steve Noonan (tracks 12, 14)
Susan Rogers (tracks 9, 11)
Dave Friedlander (track 14)
Ray Hahnfeldt (tracks 14, 17)
Mark Forrester (track 12)
Michael Koppelman (tracks 14–16)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 11)
Peggy McCreary (tracks 6–7, 11)
Brian Poer (track 14)
David Tickle (track 11)
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 11)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (1983) (tracks 8, 18)
David Rivkin (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (1983) (tracks 8, 18)
remixer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 2–4)
Mick Guzauski (tracks 2, 4)
Bob Mockler (engineer) (tracks 2–4)
Keith Cohen (track 15)
solo guitar:
Dez Dickerson (track 7)
vocals:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 4, 7, 18)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 4)
writer:
Anthony Mosley (track 14)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 5, 14)
Levi Seacer, Jr. (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1984) (track 18)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1984) (track 18)
NPG Records, Inc. (1985) (track 9)
NPG Records, Inc. (2017) (track 18)
publisher:
Because Éditions (tracks 15, 18)
Controversy Music (tracks 1–13, 15–18)
Mack Dog Music (track 14)
NPG Publishing (track 14)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1983-08 – 1983-09) (track 18)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota, United States (tracks 9, 14–16)
Wayzata Home Studio (Prince's Home Studio) in Wayzata, Minnesota, United States (1980-05 – 1980-06) (track 4)
Kiowa Trail Home Studio (Prince's Home Studio) in Chanhassen, Minnesota, United States (1982-05-20) (track 7)
First Avenue (Minneapolis nightclub) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States (1983-08-03) (track 18)
remixed at:
DJ-mixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Jump on Stage by Girl Talk (track 15)
Prince Medley (Soulwax edit) (part of a “As Heard on Radio Soulwax, Part 6” DJ‐mix) by Prince (tracks 9, 11)
Tittenmaus by Die Ärzte (track 18)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 108) (track 7)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 461) (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
Bleibt net stehn (track 18)
Kuss (track 11)
Wiss (track 11)
live recording of:
I Would Die 4 U (1983) (track 8)
Purple Rain (1983-08-03) (track 18)
recording of:
Controversy (track 1)
Cream (track 16)
Delirious (track 6)
Dirty Mind (track 2)
Do Me, Baby (track 5)
Gett Off (track 15)
Head (track 4)
I Wanna Be Your Lover (Prince song) (track 3)
Kiss (track 11)
Peach (track 12)
Pope (track 17)
Raspberry Beret (track 9)
Sexy MF (track 14)
U Got the Look (track 13)

Release

additional mastering: Dave Friedlander
Stephen Marcussen (mastering engineer)
art direction: Jeff Gold
Greg Ross
design/illustration: David Carson
graphic design: Jeff Gold
Greg Ross
liner notes: Alan Leeds
mastering: Lee Herschberg
photography: Herb Ritts
producer: Greg Geller
ASIN: DE: B000002MNA [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/717144 [info]