Annotation

Prince
The Hits / The B-Sides
Disc One

Annotation last modified on 2006-05-26 09:44 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 When Doves Cry
Prince 5 3:48
2 Pop Life
Prince & The Revolution 4 3:42
3 Soft and Wet
Prince 3 3:03
4 I Feel for You
Prince 4.5 3:25
5 Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?
Prince 3.5 3:49
6 When You Were Mine
Prince 4 3:44
7 Uptown
Prince 4:09
8 Let's Go Crazy
Prince & The Revolution 3.6 4:39
9 1999
Prince 3:38
10 I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
Prince 3:41
11 Nothing Compares 2 U
Prince & The New Power Generation 4:58
12 Adore
Prince 4:42
13 Pink Cashmere
Prince 6:16
14 Alphabet St.
Prince 5 5:40
15 Sign 'O' the Times
Prince 4.5 3:44
16 Thieves in the Temple
Prince 3 3:21
17 Diamonds and Pearls
Prince & The New Power Generation 4:20
18 7
Prince & The New Power Generation 3 5:09

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Sid Page (track 2)
Marcy Dicterow Vaj (track 2)
cello:
David Coleman (American cellist & composer) (track 2)
Suzie Katayama (track 2)
bass guitar:
Brown Mark (track 8)
viola:
Denyse Buffum (track 2)
Laury Woods (track 2)
drums:
Sheila E. (track 2)
Bobby Z. (track 8)
synthesizer programming:
guitar:
Wendy Melvoin (track 8)
double bass:
Ann Atkinson (track 2)
Tim Barr (track 2)
percussion:
Bobby Z. (track 8)
keyboard:
Matt Fink (track 8)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 8)
additional background vocals:
additional composer:
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 2)
Wendy Melvoin (track 2)
additional conductor:
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 2)
Wendy Melvoin (track 2)
additional producer:
Keith "KC" Cohen (track 18)
additional programming:
Airiq Anest (track 18)
additional remixer:
Mick Guzauski (track 6)
Bob Mockler (engineer) (track 6)
additional vocals:
Brown Mark (track 8)
Matt Fink (track 8)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 8)
Wendy Melvoin (track 8)
additional writer:
C. Moon (track 3)
arranger:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 3–6, 9)
assistant engineer:
Airiq Anest (track 18)
Dave Aron (mix engineer) (track 18)
Steve Durkee (track 18)
Mark Ettel (tracks 4–5)
Steve Fontano (track 3)
Ray Hahnfeldt (track 18)
Steve Noonan (track 18)
Brian Poer (track 18)
audio engineer:
David Rivkin (uncredited) (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 3)
composer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 1, 4–12, 14–17)
engineer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 3, 6)
Tommy Vicari (track 3)
Gary Brandt (tracks 4–5)
executive producer:
Tommy Vicari (track 3)
instruments:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 3–6, 8)
lyricist:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 1, 4–12, 14–17)
mastering:
Bernie Grundman (track 2)
mixer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 2)
Steve Beltran (track 18)
Keith "KC" Cohen (track 18)
Tom Garneau (track 18)
Bob Rosa (track 18)
Michael Koppelman (track 18)
performer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 2)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (track 2)
producer:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–12, 14–16, 18)
recording engineer:
Ray Hahnfeldt (track 18)
Dave Friedlander (track 18)
Michael Koppelman (track 18)
Peggy McCreary (track 2)
Steve Noonan (track 18)
Brian Poer (track 18)
remixer:
Bob Mockler (engineer) (tracks 4–5)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 4–6)
Tommy Vicari (track 3)
vocals:
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 2–6, 8)
Rosie Gaines (track 11)
writer:
Lowell Fulson (track 18)
Jimmy McCracklin (track 18)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 2–3, 18)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1984) (track 8)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1984) (track 8)
NPG Records, Inc. (1985) (track 2)
NPG Records, Inc. (2017) (track 8)
publisher:
Because Éditions (track 1)
Controversy Music (tracks 1, 6, 9, 9, 14, 16–17)
mixed at:
Hollywood Sound Recorders in Los Angeles, California, United States (1979-05 – 1979-06-13) (tracks 4–5)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (Sausalito, 1972-1981) in Sausalito, California, United States (1977-10 – 1977-12) (track 3)
Alpha Studios in Burbank, California, United States (1979-04 – 1979-05) (tracks 4–5)
Wayzata Home Studio (Prince's Home Studio) in Wayzata, Minnesota, United States (1980-05 – 1980-06) (track 6)
sampled by:
Ringfinger by Nine Inch Nails (track 14)
samples:
Tramp by Lowell Fulson (track 18)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 52) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 212) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 299) (track 15)
live recording of:
recording of:
1999 (track 9)
7 (album version) (track 18)
Adore (Prince song) (track 12)
Alphabet Street (track 14)
Diamonds and Pearls (track 17)
I Feel for You (track 4)
Let’s Go Crazy (track 8)
Pop Life (track 2)
Soft and Wet (track 3)
Uptown (track 7)
When Doves Cry (track 1)
When You Were Mine (track 6)

Release

ASIN: US: B000002MN5 [info]