Dirty Mind is the third album by American recording artist Prince. It was released on October 8, 1980, by Warner Bros. Records as the follow-up to his self-titled second album, Prince, (1979). Produced, arranged, and composed mainly by Prince in his home studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the album debuted at number 63 on the US Billboard 200 chart (peaking at number 45), and earned widespread acclaim from music critics.
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The Dirty Mind Tour was a concert tour by American recording artist Prince, his second tour in support of his third album Dirty Mind. The tour lasted from late December 1980 until April 1981. The tour focused on material from Prince's second and third albums, and marks the debut of Lisa Coleman on keyboards, replacing Gayle Chapman who left following the previous tour.
Dirty Mind is the third full-length studio album by Prince. It was released worldwide in October 1980, just under twelve months after his previous album, Prince.
Dirty Mind is the third studio album by American recording artist Prince. It was released on October 8, 1980 by Warner Bros. The album is the follow-up to his commercially successful second album Prince (1979). It was produced, arranged and composed primarily by Prince in his home studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The album debuted at number 63 on the US Billboard 200 chart (peaking at number 45), and earned widespread acclaim from music critics. On June 6, 1984, it was certified gold in shipments by the Recording Industry Association of America. Pitchfork Media ranked
In 1980, Prince had put in a primitive studio in his home, basically to get some rough ideas down for his next album. He had scored a top ten hit with I Wanna Be your Lover, so his confidence was beginning to rise. While I wanna be your Lover was a sweet little tune, Dirty Mind is the absolute exact opposite. Due to the old equipment, Dirty Mind has a VERY organic sound to it, which compliments the album and the album's lyrical content as well
Prince made Prince, that’s the best way to put it. People forget its performance, it's not just the music. It's putting a show on and sucking you into the brilliance. Dirty Mind (1980), Warner Bros. I was approached to shoot a fashion show for the YWCA called Save The Blackness. I shot black clothes on black people on a black backdrop. Once the images were in black and white, the people actually appeared lighter.
The Prince of Dirty Mind was a lover not a fighter, and dude could barely keep the amorousness under wraps. Read on for a track-by-track take on this absolute essential - an eight-song, 30-minute glimpse into the mind of a thong-rocking pacifist with some interesting ideas about marriage and sibling relations. Prince's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits. Dirty Mind : A thumping kick and cool synth line get the album started on a randy note.