Prince's albums discography consists of thirty-nine studio albums (including four soundtrack albums), four live albums, nine compilation albums (including one soundtrack album), seventeen video albums and two posthumous albums. See Prince singles discography for his singles and extended plays, and Prince videography for his music videos and video albums.
Released at the start of the 1980s, Computer World foresaw the musical and cultural shifts of the coming years to an eerie degree. Sign o’ the Times-Prince’s 80-minute tour-de-force-is made of broken things.
Film which explores how Prince - showman, artist, enigma - revolutionised the perception of black music in the 1980s with worldwide hits such as 1999, Kiss, Raspberry Beret and Alphabet Street. He became a global sensation with the release of the Oscar-winning, l movie Purple Rain in 1984, embarking on an incredible journey of musical self-discovery that continued right up to his passing in April 2016, aged 57.
American musician Prince achieved worldwide fame in the 1980s with '1999' and 'Purple Rain,' the latter album also serving as the soundtrack for the popular film of the same name. Later Prince albums included 'Sign 'O' the Times,' 'Diamonds and Pearls' and 'Musicology.
Famous additionally for his work in the band Prince And The Revolution. He ran NPG Records following his high profile disputes with his previous record company. Inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. He previously had a vanity label, Paisley Park, while under Warner Bros. He also owned Paisley Park Studios.
The 1980s might conjure up images of leg warmers, parachute pants, moonwalking, Flock of Seagulls haircuts and any number of John Hughes movies. But looking back at the decade’s best albums, those years were extremely diverse
1999 is the fifth studio album by Prince. It was originally released on October 27, 1982, by Warner Bros. 1999 was Prince's breakthrough album. Matrix Numbers:R/S Alsdorf 925286-1 A3, B3. Maximum of 6 x LP's per parcel. Double LP's count as 2.
Prince first came across the model for the. Cloud while browsing in a guitar shop with his childhood friend and first bassist, André Cymone, in the late 1970s when Prince was at the very beginning of his solo career. The two musicians were intrigued by the custom bass guitar with hand-carved curves and swirls, which resembled a classical instrument more than one you would see in the hands of a rock or funk musician.
Prince was a monumentally prolific artist. By the mid-1980s, in addition to releasing nine of his most commercially successful albums, he also wrote and recorded many dozens of songs for proteges The Time, Vanity 6, Sheila . Apollonia 6, Jill Jones, the Family, and Mazarati, and countless unreleased tracks.