Prince ‎– The Hits / The B-Sides

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Warner Bros. Records ‎– 9362-45440-2, Paisley Park ‎– 9362-45440-2
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3 × CD, Compilation
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1-1 Prince When Doves Cry
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRecorded By – David Leonard, Peggy Mac*
3:47
1-2 Prince And The Revolution Pop Life
Composed By [String Interlude] – Lisa*, Wendy*Drums – Sheila E.Engineer – David Leonard, David Tickle, Prince, Susan RogersMixed By – PrinceMixed By [Assisted By] – Susan RogersProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The RevolutionRecorded By – Peggy Mac*
3:41
1-3 Prince Soft & Wet
Engineer [Assistant Engineers] – Dave Roeder*, Steve FontanoEngineer [Engineered], Remix – Tommy VicariExecutive-Producer – Tommy VicariLyrics By – C. Moon*, PrinceMusic By – PrinceProducer, Arranged By, Performer – Prince
3:02
1-4 Prince I Feel For You
Engineer – Gary BrandtEngineer [Assistant] – Mark EttelProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRemix – Bob Mockler, Prince
3:24
1-5 Prince Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?
Engineer – Gary BrandtEngineer [Assistant] – Mark EttelProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRemix – Bob Mockler, Prince
3:48
1-6 Prince When You Were Mine
Engineer – Jamie StarrProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRemix – Bob Mockler, Mic Guzauski*, PrinceRemix [Assistant] – Ron Garrett
3:43
1-7 Prince Uptown
Engineer – Jamie StarrProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRemix – Bob Mockler, Mic Guzauski*, PrinceRemix [Assistant] – Ron Garrett
4:09
1-8 Prince And The Revolution Let's Go Crazy
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The RevolutionRecorded By – David Leonard, Susan Rogers
4:39
1-9 Prince 1999
Engineer [2nd Engineer] – Don BattsLead Vocals [Co-Lead Vocals] – Dez*, J.J.*, Lisa*Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRecorded By, Mixed By – Peggy McCreary
3:36
1-10 Prince I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
Engineer – Coke Johnson, Prince, Susan RogersProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:38
1-11 Prince & The New Power Generation Nothing Compares 2 U
Featuring – Rosie GainesProducer, Arranged By, Composed By – Prince
4:57
1-12 Prince Adore
Engineer – Coke Johnson, Prince, Susan RogersProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceTrumpet – Atlanta Bliss
4:39
1-13 Prince Pink Cashmere
Mixed By – Tom GarneauProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRecorded By – Eddie MillerRecorded By [Strings Recorded By] – Arne FragerStrings [Strings Orchestrated By], Orchestrated By [Strings Orchestrated By] – Clare Fischer
6:13
1-14 Prince Alphabet St.
Bass, Vocals – Levi Seacer, Jr.*Brass, Vocals – Atlanta Bliss, Eric LeedsComputer [Computer Keyboards], Keyboards [Computer Keyboards] – Dr. FinkDrums, Percussion, Vocals – Sheila E.Guitar, Vocals – Miko*Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRecorded By, Mixed By – Eddie Miller, Joe Blaney, PrinceVocals – Cat*Vocals, Organ [Hammond Organ] – Boni Boyer
5:38
1-15 Prince Sign 'O' The Times
Engineer – Coke Johnson, Prince, Susan RogersProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:42
1-16 Prince Thieves In The Temple
Mixed By – PrinceProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRecorded By – Michael Koppelman, Tom Garneau
3:19
1-17 Prince & The New Power Generation Diamonds And Pearls
Engineer [2nd Engineer] – Tim Penn*Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince, The New Power GenerationRecorded By, Mixed By – Michael Koppelman
4:19
1-18 Prince & The New Power Generation 7
Composed By – PrinceMixed By – Bob Rosa, Keith "KC" Cohen*, Michael Koppelman, Steve Beltran, Tom GarneauPerformer [Contains A Sample Of "Tramp" as Performed By] – McCracklin*, Fulsom*Producer, Arranged By, Performer – Prince, The New Power GenerationRecorded By – Brian Poer, Dave Friedlander, Michael Koppelman, Ray Hahnfeldt, Steve NoonanWritten-By [Co-written By] – Jimmy McCracklin, Lowell Fulsom
5:09
2-1 Prince Controversy
Backing Vocals – Lisa*Engineer – Bob Mockler, Mic Guzauski*, Ross PalloneProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:35
2-2 Prince Dirty Mind
Engineer – Jamie StarrProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRemix – Bob Mockler, Mic Guzauski*, PrinceRemix [Assistant] – Ron GarrettSynthesizer – Dr. FinkWritten-By – Dr. Fink, Prince
3:49
2-3 Prince I Wanna Be Your Lover
Engineer – Gary BrandtEngineer [Assistant] – Mark EttelProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRemix – Bob Mockler, Prince
2:56
2-4 Prince Head
Engineer – Jamie StarrProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRemix – Bob Mockler, Mic Guzauski*, PrinceRemix [Assistant] – Ron GarrettSynthesizer – Dr. FinkVocals – Lisa Coleman
4:43
2-5 Prince Do Me, Baby
Engineer – Bob Mockler, Mic Guzauski*, Ross PalloneProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:55
2-6 Prince Delirious
Backing Vocals – Lisa*Engineer [2nd Engineer] – Don BattsProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRecorded By, Mixed By – Peggy McCreary
2:38
2-7 Prince Little Red Corvette
Engineer [2nd Engineer] – Don BattsLead Vocals [Co-Lead Vocals] – Dez*, Lisa*Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRecorded By, Mixed By – Peggy McCrearySoloist [Guitar Solos], Guitar [Guitar Solos] – Dez*
4:55
2-8 Prince And The Revolution I Would Die 4 U
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The RevolutionRecorded By – David Leonard, David Rivkin
2:56
2-9 Prince And The Revolution Raspberry Beret
Engineer – David Leonard, David Tickle, Prince, Susan RogersMixed By – PrinceMixed By [Assisted By] – Susan RogersProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The RevolutionRecorded By – Susan Rogers
3:31
2-10 Prince If I Was Your Girlfriend
Engineer – Coke Johnson, Prince, Susan RogersLead Vocals – Camille (3)Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:46
2-11 Prince And The Revolution Kiss
Arranged By – David Z.Producer, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The RevolutionRecorded By – Coke Johnson, Leonard*, Tickle*, Z.*, Peggy Mac*, Susan RogersVoice [Background Voice] – Mazarati
3:45
2-12 Prince Peach
Engineer – Airiq Anest, Rolly LaddMixed By – Keith "KC" Cohen*Recorded By – Mark Forrester, Steve Noonan
3:48
2-13 Prince U Got The Look
Drums, Percussion – Sheila E.Engineer [Engineered By] – Coke Johnson, Prince, Susan RogersProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceVocals – Camille (3), Sheena Easton
3:46
2-14 Prince & The New Power Generation Sexy M.F.
Composed By – Levi Seacer, Jr.*, Prince, Tony M.Mixed By – Bob Rosa, Keith "KC" Cohen*, Michael Koppelman, Steve Beltran, Tom GarneauProducer, Arranged By, Performer – Prince, The New Power GenerationRecorded By – Brian Poer, Dave Friedlander, Michael Koppelman, Ray Hahnfeldt, Steve Noonan
5:24
2-15 Prince & The New Power Generation Gett Off
Engineer [2nd Engineers] – Ray Hahnfeldt, Steve NoonanFlute – Eric LeedsProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince, The New Power GenerationRecorded By – Michael Koppelman
4:29
2-16 Prince & The New Power Generation Cream
Engineer [2nd Engineer] – Tim Penn*Mixed By – Keith CohenProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince, The New Power GenerationRecorded By – Michael Koppelman
4:12
2-17 Prince Pope
Lead Vocals [Co-Lead Vox] – MayteMixed By – Dave Friedlander, Ray HahnfeldtRecorded By – Ray HahnfeldtVoice Actor [Appears Courtes Of Def Comedy Jam/Rush Communications. Inc.] – "Pope" Bernie Mac*
3:28
2-18 Prince And The Revolution Purple Rain
Arranged By [Strings Arranged By] – Lisa*, PrinceProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The RevolutionRecorded By [Recorded At The Record Plant By] – David LeonardRecorded By [Recorded Live At 1st Avenue By] – David Rivkin
8:40
3-1 Prince And The Revolution Hello
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The Revolution
3:23
3-2 Prince 200 Balloons
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
5:05
3-3 Prince Escape
Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:30
3-4 Prince Gotta Stop (Messin' About)
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
2:54
3-5 Prince Horny Toad
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
2:12
3-6 Prince Feel U Up
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:44
3-7 Prince And The Revolution Girl
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The Revolution
3:47
3-8 Prince I Love U In Me
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
4:12
3-9 Prince And The Revolution Erotic City
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The Revolution
3:55
3-10 Prince Shockadelica
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:30
3-11 Prince Irresistible Bitch
Backing Vocals – Lisa*, Wendy*Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
4:11
3-12 Camille (3) Scarlet Pussy
Composed By, Performer – Camille (3)
4:18
3-13 Prince La, La, La, He, He, Hee
Lyrics By [Lyrics Co-written By] – Sheena EastonProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:21
3-14 Prince And The Revolution She's Always In My Hair
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The Revolution
3:27
3-15 Prince And The Revolution 17 Days
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The Revolution
3:54
3-16 Prince How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince
3:50
3-17 Prince And The Revolution Another Lonely Christmas
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The Revolution
4:51
3-18 Prince And The Revolution God
Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The Revolution
4:02
3-19 Prince, Wendy* And Lisa* 4 The Tears In Your Eyes
Performer [Performed Live By] – Lisa*, Prince, Wendy*Producer, Arranged By, Composed By – PrinceRecorded By – David Tickle, Susan Rogers
3:23
3-20 Prince And The Revolution Power Fantastic
Flute – Eric LeedsPerformer – Prince And The RevolutionProducer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – PrinceRecorded By [Live], Mixed By – Susan RogersTrumpet – Atlanta Bliss
4:45

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Credits

  • Art Direction, DesignGreg Ross, Jeff Gold
  • Compilation ProducerGregg Geller
  • Design [Logo Design]David Carson
  • Mastered By [Additional Mastering]Dave Friedlander, Stephen Marcussen
  • Mastered By [Digital Mastering]Lee Herschberg
  • Performer [The New Power Generation], Backing Vocals, PercussionDamon Dickson, Kirk Johnson
  • Performer [The New Power Generation], Bass, Backing VocalsSonny T.
  • Performer [The New Power Generation], DrumsBichael B.*
  • Performer [The New Power Generation], Other [Introducing]Mayte
  • Performer [The New Power Generation], Rap [Lead Raps], Backing VocalsTony M.
  • Performer [The New Power Generation], Rhythm Guitar, Backing VocalsLevi Seacer Jr.
  • Performer [The New Power Generation], Sampler [Purpleaxxe™ Sampler], Keyboards [Other Various Keys], Other [Sex Symbol]Tommy Barbarella
  • Performer [The New Power Generation], Sampler [Purpleaxxe™ Sampler], Organ, Lead Vocals [Co-lead And], Backing VocalsRosie Gaines
  • Performer [The Revolution], Bass, VoiceBrown Mark*
  • Performer [The Revolution], GuitarWendy*
  • Performer [The Revolution], Keyboards, VoiceLisa Coleman, Matt Fink
  • Performer [The Revolution], PercussionBobby Z.
  • Photography ByHerb Ritts

Notes

Initial release with monochrome sticker on triple thick 'Fat Boy' jewel case:

Hype/title sticker on fat boy jewel case:
THE HITS/THE B SIDES
Collectors' Edition
56 Track / 3-CD Set includes tracks previously unreleased
PARENTAL ADVISORY EXPLICIT LYRICS
9362-45440-2

Back tray insert:
© 1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the U.S. and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the U.S. ℗ 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the U.S. and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the U.S. Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe.

Discs:
Made in Germany

Disc 1:
© 1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc. ℗ 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc.

Disc 2:
©1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc. ℗ 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc.

Disc 3:
© 1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc. ℗ 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc.

Booklet:
7 [track 1-18] contains a sample of "Tramp" as performed by McCracklin and Fulsom. Courtesy of Flair Records/Virgin Records America/Blues Interactions, Inc./Ace Records Ltd.
© 1993 Warner Bros. Records Inc. Made in U.S.A.

Most of the versions on this compilation are their single edits. The 'previously unreleased' tracks are: 1-11, 1-13, 2-12, 2-17, 3-19 & 3-20

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 9362-45440-2 9
  • Barcode (Scanned): 093624544029
  • Price Code: WE 825
  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Rights Society: GEMA / BIEM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, variant 1): 936245440-2/1.3 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, variant 1): 936245440-2/2.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, variant 1): 936245440-2/3.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, variant 2): 936245431-2 WME
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, variant 2): 936245440-2/2.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, variant 2): 936245440-2/3.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, variant 3): 936245440-2/1 WME
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, variant 3): 936245440-2/2.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, variant 3): 936245440-2/3.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, variant 4): 936245440-2/1.3 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, variant 4): 936245440-2/2.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, variant 4): 936245440-2/3.3 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, variant 5): 936245440-2/1.3 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1, variant 5, mould injection print,): [Warner 'W' logo] 25
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, variant 5): 936245440-2/2.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2, variant 5, mould injection print,): ['W' logo] 42
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, variant 5): 936245440-2/3.2 WM
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3, variant 5, mould injection print,): ['W' logo]

Other Versions (5 of 24) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
9 45440-2, 2-45440 Prince The Hits / The B-Sides(3xCD, Comp, ARC) Paisley Park, Warner Bros. Records 9 45440-2, 2-45440 US 1993 Sell This Version
none Prince The Hits / The B-Sides(56xFile, AAC, Comp, VBR) NPG Records, Warner Bros. Records none US Unknown
9 45440-2 Prince The Hits / The B-Sides(3xCD, Comp, RP) Paisley Park, Warner Bros. Records 9 45440-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
CDESP 201 Prince The Hits / The B-Sides(3xCD, Comp) Paisley Park CDESP 201 South Africa 1993 Sell This Version
4-45440 Prince The Hits / The B-Sides(3xCass, Comp) Paisley Park 4-45440 Australia 1993 Sell This Version

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