Backing Vocals – Lisa
|5||Jack U Off|
Backing Vocals, Keyboards – LisaKeyboards – Fink
|7||Ronnie, Talk To Russia|
Backing Vocals – Lisa
|8||Do Me, Baby||7:47|
|BSK 3601||Prince||Controversy (LP, Album)||Warner Bros. Records||BSK 3601||US||1981|
|WBC 1521||Prince||Controversy (LP, Album)||Warner Bros. Records||WBC 1521||South Africa||1981|
|256 950, 3601-2||Prince||Controversy (CD, Album, RE)||Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records||256 950, 3601-2||Germany||Unknown|
|7599-23601-2, 256 950, 3601-2||Prince||Controversy (CD, Album, RP)||Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records||7599-23601-2, 256 950, 3601-2||UK & Europe||Unknown|
|7599-23601-2||Prince||Controversy (CD, Album, RE, RP)||Warner Bros. Records||7599-23601-2||UK & Europe||Unknown|
Reissue with new designed labels (7 WB logos: one color, six grey)
Some copies may have a discography sheet to promote Purple Rain and related artist projects
The labels incorporate "Publisher credits (GB)" to Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
[it's on other European releases not credited]
℗ + © 1981 Warner Bros. Records Inc. [on labels]
℗ © 1981 Warner Bros. Records Inc. [on rear cover]
The catalog numbers appear as follows:
WB K 56 950 (BSK 3601) [spine & sleeve]
K 56 950 [labels]
Direct fan mail to: Prince, P.O. Box 4475, North Hollywood, CA 91607 · Special thanks to God and U
Mastered at A&M Records
Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf
Pressé en Allemagne par Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf [Warner 'W' logo] a Warner Communications Company
Druckhaus Maack KG, Lüdenscheid
Embossed [Warner 'W' logo] on rear cover lower right corner.Version pressed at Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Jacksonville as indicated by the "JW" in the matrices and the "0" stamped on both sides.
Label variation, white background with grey "WB" logos.
Includes giant fold-out poster of Prince in the shower wearing only black bikini underwear with a cross on the tile wall behind him.
8 tracks 33:25. Album 1981 8 Songs. Prince - Controversy. Controversy begins with its title track, which raises questions that were being asked about him at the time, including his race and sexuality. Released October 14, 1981. Controversy reached number three on the Billboard R&B Albums chart and was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA. It's often regarded as a bridge between Dirty Mind and 1999, but it's fascinating record in its own right. It was released worldwide in October 1981 twelve months after his previous album, Dirty Mind. Prince - Ronnie, Talk To Russia. The album was completed at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California, between 14-23 August 1981. The strutting, popping anthem Sexuality elaborates many of the points that Controversy raises, as Prince shrewdly lists gadgets cameras, TV, the Acu-Jac that cut us off from each other. 004 Prince & Beyoncé Prince Medley - Продолжительность: free to Prince Controversy Controversy, Sexuality and more. Listen free to Prince Controversy Controversy, Sexuality and more. Listen album. Prince - Let's Work. It's often regarded as a bridge between Dirty Mind and 1999, but it's fascinating record in its own right. Sessions and compiling. Dont let your children watch television until they know how to read, he advises. Prince - U Got The Look Official Music Video. Controversy Prince album. Specific recording dates for most of the album's tracks are not known. Studio album by. Текст песни: I just cant believe all the things people say - controversy Am i black or white am i straight or gay - controversy Do i believe in god do i believe in me - controversy Controversy Single Version. Prince - Sexuality. It was produced by Prince, written with the exception of one track by him, and he also performed most of the instruments on its recording. Along the way, Controversy flirts with blasphemy by incorporating the Lords Prayer. Powered by pulsating basslines and gleaming synth-pop riffs, tracks like Controversy and Sexuality are floor-filling anthems that cleverly question identity norms. The number ends with the stars punk-libertine chant: People call me rudeI wish we all were nudeI wish there was no black or whiteI wish there were no rules. But Prince eventually brushes such things aside with hippie platitudes. 1981 studio album by Prince. Controversy Lyrics. Who would disagree. Of course, no Prince album would be complete without a few lush ballads Do Me, Baby and raunchy rock jams Jack U Off . 1980: Dirty Mind . Prince - Controversy 1981. Do Me, Baby is an extended bump-n-grind ballad with explicitly sexual lyrics, and Ronnie, Talk to Russia is a politically charged plea to President Ronald Reagan. Controversy Tracklist. The song flirts with blasphemy by including a chant of The Lord's Prayer. Controversy continues in the same vein of new wave-tinged funk on Dirty Mind, emphasizing Prince's fascination with synthesizers and synthesizing disparate pop music genres. It was voted the eighth best album of the year in the 1981 Pazz & Jop, an annual. Songs in album Prince - Controversy 1981. The song flirts with blasphemy by including a chant of The Lord's Prayer. Prince - Private Joy. Specific recording dates for most of the album's tracks are not known. Controversy narrowed in on Princes evolving worldview, bringing his songs out of the bedroom and onto the dancefloor and out into the streets to protest against the political tension that would come to define the era. Controversy is the fourth full-length studio album by Prince. It is also more ambitious than its predecessor, attempting to tackle social protest Controversy, Ronnie, Talk to Russia, Annie Christian along with sex songs Jack U Off, Sexuality, and it tries hard to bring funk to a rock audience and vice versa. Controversy Single Version. To favorites 3 Download album. From Prince Vault. Jump to: navigation, search. Prince vocals and various instruments Lisa Coleman keyboards, sitar, backing vocals Dr. Controversy is the fourth studio album by American recording artist Prince, released on October 14, 1981 by Warner Bros. Fink keyboards Bobby Z. Album: Controversy. Controversy emerged in 1981 at a pivotal time not just for Prince, but for America. Pop Funk New Wave. Join community to get news and updates. On October 9, 1981, just five days before the release of his fourth studio album, Controversy, Prince walked onto the stage of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, faced a crowd of roughly 90,000 predominantly white people what was then his biggest audience ever and experienced the kind of vitriolic backlash that would become the stuff of rock legend. Prince - Do Me, Baby. Controversy continues in the same vein of new wave-tinged funk on Dirty Mind, emphasizing Prince's fascination with synthesizers and synthesizing disparate pop music genres