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Dirty Mind

Album: Dirty Mind
# Song Title   Time
1)    Dirty Mind More Info...
2)    When You Were Mine More Info...
3)    Do It All Night More Info...
4)    Gotta Broken Heart Again More Info...
5)    Uptown More Info...
6)    Head More Info...
7)    Sister More Info...
8)    Partyup More Info...
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Performer Notes
  • Personnel: Prince (vocals, various instruments); Lisa Coleman (vocals); "Dr." Matt Fink (synthesizer); Bobby Z (drums); Dez Dickerson, Andre Cymone.
  • Composer: Prince.
  • Personnel: Prince (vocals, guitar, keyboards, drums); Lisa Coleman (vocals, sitar, keyboards); Dr. Fink (keyboards, synthesizer).
  • Audio Remixer: Bob Mockler.
  • Recording information: UpTown (05/1980-06/1980).
  • Photographer: Allen Beaulieu.
  • Arranger: Prince.
  • DIRTY MIND is the most focused and uncompromising of Prince's early albums. In 1980, the Purple one wasn't a superstar, he was an undeniably gifted weirdo, sort of a funk/R&B Todd Rundgren, composing, performing and producing everything himself. His singular vision combined a driving, spare R&B style driven by danceable drum machines, funk guitar and colorful synths, (a palpable new wave influence is also at work here) with a near-scandalous attitude towards sex. The unprecedently graphic lyrics of tunes like "Head" and "Sister" make rock & roll rebels of the past decades look like uptight puritans. Prince hadn't yet developed the panoramic production style that would define his greatest '80s album, but this leaner, more direct sound suits the visceral material well.
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (November 1989) - Ranked # 18 in Rolling Stone's "100 Best Albums Of The 80s" survey.

Q - 5 Stars - Indispensable

Vibe (2/02, p.87) - Included in Vibe's "Essential Black Rock Recordings".

Pitchfork (Website) - "Prince's first fully actualized album is an unrelenting dance party, its kinky ambiguities blurring lines between genres and genders and pretty much everything else."
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