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Prince - Graffiti Bridge - Original 1990 German Paisley Park/Warner Bros label 17-track 2LP Set

€ 27
ArtistPrince
TitleGraffiti Bridge - Original 1990 German Paisley Park/Warner Bros label 17-track 2LP Set
Price € 27
GenreR&B & Pop & Rock
Format2LP
Record labelPaisley Park/Warner Bros
Catalogue noWX 361 / 7599-27493-1
CountryGermany
Year of release1990
Grading2xVG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/2xVG++ (Inner Sleeves)/VG+(+) (Cover)
Stock listPrince
Additional info1990 German pressed Paisley Park/Warner Bros label 17-track 2LP set and soundtrack for the rock musical movie sequel to the 'Purple Rain' film - written by, directed by, and starring Prince... and feature movie and featuring the hit singles 'Thieves in the Temple' and 'New Power Generation'.

Vinyl has the generic paisley patterned full colour labels with back printing and upper label gold lettered Paisley Park Records text on blue backgrund.

Vinyls are held in Picture and credits/tracklisting inner sleeve - ultimately in a glossy wide spined single pocket picture cover.

Condition: 2xVG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/2xVG++ (Inner Sleeves)/VG+(+) (Cover):

Vinyls are overall bright and shiny - a single very light and inaudible mark and otherwise only a very light degree of sleeve inflicted wear.

Labels has a single, simple, light and superficial spindletrace except for Side 1 label which has a couple.

Vinyls are overall graded near mint.

Inner sleeves has marginal signs of handling - no splits, rips, writing or other excessive signs of handling - graded near mint.

Cover is nice - a tiny top right tag tear, a very light degree of csuperficial creasing and wrinkling from edges.
Seams are intact and hardly pressurized - spine easily readable and opening edges without rubbing. Corners have very minimal rubbing - overall a cover which has only very marginal to small imperfections - graded close to near mint - excellent - overall a way above standard copy: great vinyl in a very decent cover.

Tracklisting:

Side 1:
1. Can't Stop This Feeling I Got (4:24)
2. New Power Generation (3:39)
3. Release It - The Time (3:54) 1
4. The Question Of U (4:00)

Side 2:
1. Elephants & Flowers (3:54)
2. Round And Round - Tevin Campbell (3:55)
3. We Can Funk - George Clinton and Prince (5:28)
4. Joy In Repetition (4:53)

Side 3:
1. Love Machine - The Time (3:34) 2
2. Tick, Tick, Bang (3:30)
3. Shake! - The Time (4:01)
4. Thieves In The Temple (3:20)

Side 4:
1. The Latest Fashion - The Time with Prince (4:02)
2. Melody Cool - Mavis Staples (3:39)
3. Still Would Stand All Time (5:23)
4. Graffiti Bridge (3:51)
5. New Power Generation (Pt. II) (2:57)

Recorded 1983 - 1990 at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN; Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA; Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Electric Lady Studios, New York, NY; United Sound Studio, Detroit, MI - all USA.

Credits:

Prince - all vocals and instruments (except where noted)
Morris Day - drums on New Power Generation, lead vocals on Release It, Love Machine, Shake! and The Latest Fashion
Levi Seacer, Jr. - distortion samples on New Power Generation, bass guitar and backing vocals on Graffiti Bridge
Rosie Gaines - background vocals on New Power Generation (credited for "vocal icing")
New Power Generation - background chant on New Power Generation (participants unknown)
David Garibaldi - drums on Release It (uncredited, sampled loop from Squib Cakes by Tower Of Power)
Candy Dulfer - saxophone on Release It, Love Machine and The Latest Fashion
Tevin Campbell - lead vocals on Round And Round, vocals on Graffiti Bridge and New Power Generation (Pt. II)
Eric Leeds - saxophone on We Can Funk
Atlanta Bliss - trumpet on We Can Funk
Joseph "Amp" Fiddler - additional keyboards and background vocals on We Can Funk
George Clinton - co-lead vocals on We Can Funk
Garry Shider, Steve Boyd, William Payne, Belita Woods, Tracey Lewis, Mike Harris, Pat Lewis,
Sandra Dance - background vocals on We Can Funk
Elisa Fiorillo - vocals on Love Machine
Jerome Benton - background vocals on Release It, Love Machine, crowd noise on The Latest Fashion
Jana Anderson - background voice on Shake!
Lester Chambers - harmonica on Thieves In The Temple (sampled from I Can't Stand It by The Chambers Brothers, uncredited)
Robin Power - crowd noise on The Latest Fashion, background voice on New Power Generation (Pt. II)
Tom Garneau, Michael Koppelman - crowd noise on The Latest Fashion
Mavis Staples - lead vocals on Melody Cool, vocals on Graffiti Bridge and New Power Generation (Pt. II)
Jevetta Steele, Fred Steele, JD Steele, Jearlyn Steele - background vocals on Thieves In The Temple, Melody Cool and Still Would Stand All Time
Boni Boyer - organ and background vocals on Graffiti Bridge
Sheila E. - drums and background vocals on Graffiti Bridge
T.C. Ellis - rap on New Power Generation (Pt. II)

Technical Credits:
Prince - production, arrangements (except where noted)
Levi Seacer, Jr. - co-producer and co-arranger on Release It and Love Machine
Clare Fischer - orchestra arrangement on Graffiti Bridge
Junior Vasquez - remix on Round And Round (Electric Lady Studios)
David Z. - mix on we Can Funk
Keith Cohen - mix on Melody Cool
Susan Rogers - engineer and mix on Joy In Repetition (Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA)
Femi Jiya, Michael Koppelman, Dave Friedlander, Tom Garneau, Eddie Garcia - engineers (Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA)
Mark Plati - engineer and programmer on Round And Round (Electric Lady Studios)
Larry Ferguson - engineer (United Sound)
Coke Johnson - assistant engineer (Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA)
Howie Weinberg and Michael Koppelman - mastering (Masterdisk)

Artwork:
Steve Parke - cover illustration
Tom Recchion - art direction
Margo Chase - logos
Bob McNamara - portraits of Prince