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Prince - When Doves Cry
Prince - When Doves Cry
Performer: Prince
Title: When Doves Cry
Label: Warner Bros. Records
Country: UK & Europe
Released: Aug 2007
Style: Electro, Synth-pop
Cat: W 9286 T, W 9286 (T), 920 228-0
Rating: 4.3/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 2061 mb | MP3 size: 2061 mb | WMA size: 1132 mb
Genre: Electronic / Funk / Pop

1When Doves Cry (Full Length Version)
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceWritten-By – Prince
217 Days (The Rain Will Come Down, Then U Will Have 2 Choose. If U Believe, Look 2 The Dawn And U Shall Never Lose)
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince & The RevolutionWritten-By – Prince & The Revolution


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
9 20228-0 A, 0-20228Prince And The Revolution When Doves Cry ‎(12", Maxi, SRC)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records9 20228-0 A, 0-20228US1984
7-29286Prince When Doves Cry ‎(7", Single)Warner Bros. Records7-29286New Zealand1984
S 929286-7, 929286-7Prince When Doves Cry / 17 Days ‎(7", Single, Promo)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. RecordsS 929286-7, 929286-7Spain1984
MS 920228-0, 920228-0Prince And The Revolution When Doves Cry ‎(12", Maxi)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. RecordsMS 920228-0, 920228-0Spain1984
W9286 T, 920228-0, W9286 (T)Prince When Doves Cry ‎(12", Single)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. RecordsW9286 T, 920228-0, W9286 (T)UK1984


  • Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, PerformerPrince


Facsimile of the first UK edition of When Doves Cry.

The barcode sticker cover the original (italic printed) catalog numbers.
[On a later UK edition the catalog numbers are standard]

Artist, titles and credits appear only on the back cover and labels.

© 1984 Warner Bros. Records Inc. ℗ 1984 WEA International Inc.
Distributed by WEA Records Ltd. [W logo] A Warner Communications Co.

℗ 1984 WEA International Inc.
Island Music Ltd.
From the album 925110-1 'Purple Rain' [sic] ('17 days' is not on the album)

This 12" was also available without picture sleeve


  • Barcode (Sticker): 0 81227 99686 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 081227996864 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 081227996864 B-1


  • Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
  • Published By – Island Music Ltd.
  • Distributed By – WEA Records Ltd.



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