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Prince - Controversy
Prince - Controversy
Performer: Prince
Title: Controversy
Label: Warner Bros. Records
Country: Australia
Released: Feb 1982
Style: Synth-pop, Funk
Cat: WBS 49808
Rating: 4.1/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1369 mb | MP3 size: 2050 mb | WMA size: 1545 mb
Genre: Electronic / Funk
Tracklist

1When You Were Mine3:44
2Controversy3:39

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
WB 26195, WB 26.195Prince Controversy ‎(12", Maxi)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. RecordsWB 26195, WB 26.195Netherlands1981
WS-9012Prince Controversy ‎(7", Single)WEAWS-9012Bolivia1981
K 17866 (T)Prince Controversy ‎(12")Warner Bros. RecordsK 17866 (T)UK1981
WBSD-49808Prince Controversy ‎(12", Single, RE)Warner Bros. RecordsWBSD-49808Australia1987
WBS-49808Prince Controversy ‎(7", Single)Warner Bros. RecordsWBS-49808Guatemala1981
CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
WB 26195, WB 26.195Prince Controversy ‎(12", Maxi)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. RecordsWB 26195, WB 26.195Netherlands1981
WS-9012Prince Controversy ‎(7", Single)WEAWS-9012Bolivia1981
K 17866 (T)Prince Controversy ‎(12")Warner Bros. RecordsK 17866 (T)UK1981
WBSD-49808Prince Controversy ‎(12", Single, RE)Warner Bros. RecordsWBSD-49808Australia1987
WBS-49808Prince Controversy ‎(7", Single)Warner Bros. RecordsWBS-49808Guatemala1981
CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BSK 3601Prince Controversy ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. RecordsBSK 3601US1981
WBC 1521Prince Controversy ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. RecordsWBC 1521South Africa1981
256 950, 3601-2Prince Controversy ‎(CD, Album, RE)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records256 950, 3601-2GermanyUnknown
7599-23601-2, 256 950, 3601-2Prince Controversy ‎(CD, Album, RP)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records7599-23601-2, 256 950, 3601-2UK & EuropeUnknown
7599-23601-2Prince Controversy ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP)Warner Bros. Records7599-23601-2UK & EuropeUnknown

Credits

  • Backing VocalsLisa (tracks: 1, 5, 8)
  • DrumsBobby Z
  • EngineerBob Mockler, Mick Guzauski, Ross Pallone
  • ManagementCavallo, Ruffalo And Fargnoli
  • Mastered By [CDD Pre-Mastering By]WCI Record Group
  • Mastered By [LP Mastered By]Bernie Grundman
  • Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, PerformerPrince
  • Mastered ByÅ
  • Written-By, ProducerPrince
  • ProducerPrince

Notes

Different labels from Prince - Controversy
"Q" instead of "I" printed under catalog number on labels.Side A: From the Warner Bros. Album "CONTROVERSY".

Side B: From the Warner Bros. Album "DIRTY MIND".

(P)1981
Manufactured and Distributed by WEA Records Pty. Limited.Early pressing without SID codes

Not to be confused with
Prince - Controversy (SID codes)

Printed in U.S.A. (inserts)
Made in USA (disc)

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): MX199721
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): MX199721
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, stamped): Å MX199721 WBS 49808-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, stamped): Å MX199721 WBS 49808-2
  • Barcode (Text): 0 7599-23601-2 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 0075992360128
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 1 3601-2 SRC-03 M15S1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 1 3601-2 SRC-03 M12S3
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): 1 3601-2 SRC-03 M7S12
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): 1 3601-2 SRC-03 M14S2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5): 1 3601-2 SRC-03 M2 S4
  • Pressing Plant ID: Q
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, hand-etched): WBS-49808-A AIQ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, hand-etched): WBS-49808-B AIQ

Companies

  • Manufactured By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
  • Distributed By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Pressed By – Quality Records Limited
  • Published By – Ecnirp Music Inc.
  • Published By – Controversy Music
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Recorded At – Uptown
  • Mixed At – Uptown
  • Recorded At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
  • Mixed At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
  • Recorded At – Sunset Sound
  • Mixed At – Sunset Sound
  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
  • Manufactured By – WEA Records Pty. Limited
  • Distributed By – WEA Records Pty. Limited
  • Published By – Jonathan
  • Record Company – Warner Communications

Video

Album

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Powered by pulsating basslines and gleaming synth-pop riffs, tracks like Controversy and Sexuality are floor-filling anthems that cleverly question identity norms. Controversy begins with its title track, which raises questions that were being asked about him at the time, including his race and sexuality. Album 1981 8 Songs. 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. Written, produced, arranged, and performed by that little old funkmaster, Controversy hit stores in 1981 and still rocks 17 years later. 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. The song flirts with blasphemy by including a chant of The Lord's Prayer. 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