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PrinceOriginals

Label:Warner Bros. Records – R1 591253, NPG Records – 603497851928, The Prince Estate – 603497851928
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, 180 Gram, Gatefold
Country:USA & Europe
Released:
Genre:Funk / Soul, Pop
Style:Minneapolis Sound, Funk

Tracklist

A1Sex Shooter
Engineer [Recording]Don Batts
3:06
A2Jungle Love
Backing VocalsJesse Johnson, Jill Jones, Morris Day
Engineer [Recording]Peggy McCreary
GuitarJesse Johnson
3:04
A3Manic Monday
Backing VocalsBrenda Bennett, Jill Jones
Engineer [Recording]Peggy McCreary
2:51
A4Noon Rendezvous
Engineer [Recording]Peggy McCreary
Written-ByPrince, Sheila Escovedo
3:00
A5Make-Up
Engineer [Recording]Don Batts
2:27
B1100 MPH
Engineer [Recording]Susan Rogers
3:31
B2You're My Love
Engineer [Recording]Don Batts
4:24
B3Holly Rock
Engineer [Recording]Peggy McCreary, Susan Rogers
Percussion, Backing VocalsSheila E.
SaxophoneEddie Mininfield
Written-ByPrince, Sheila Escovedo
6:39
C1Baby, You're A Trip
Backing VocalsJill Jones
Engineer [Recording]Peggy McCreary
5:52
C2The Glamorous Life
Engineer [Recording]Terry Christian
SaxophoneLarry Williams
4:12
C3Gigolos Get Lonely Too
Drums, Backing VocalsMorris Day
Engineer [Recording]Bob Mockler, Peggy McCreary
Guitar, Backing VocalsJesse Johnson
4:41
C4Love… Thy Will Be Done
Engineer [Recording]Michael Koppelman
Written-ByMartika, Prince
4:09
D1Dear Michaelangelo
Engineer [Recording]Susan Rogers
Percussion, Backing VocalsSheila E.
SaxophoneEddie Mininfield
Written-ByPrince, Sheila Escovedo
5:52
D2Wouldn't You Love To Love Me?5:57
D3Nothing Compares 2 U
Backing VocalsSusannah Melvoin
Engineer [Recording]Susan Rogers
SaxophoneEric Leeds
4:39
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Red hype sticker on shrink:
14 Previously unreleased recordings + "Nothing Compares 2 U"
Pressed on heavyweight 180g vinyl
R1 591253
[Barcode]

Cover, back:
[The Prince Estate 'Love Symbol' logo]
[NPG Records 'NPG' logo] Warner Bros. Records Inc., a Warner Music Group Company, 777 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90021.
This Compilation ℗ & © 2019 NPG Records, Inc., under exclusive license to Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Made in E.U. LC02982 · 603497851928 [Warner Bros. Records 'WB-shield' logo]
PRINCE.COM

Spine:
R1 591253 Prince Originals NPG Records/Warner Bros.

Dust sleves:
© 2019 NPG Records, Inc., under exclusive license to Warner Bros. Records Inc. 603497851928

Labels:
R1 591253
This Compilation ℗ & © 2019 NPG Records, Inc., under exclusive license to Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Made in the E.U.
603497851928

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Hype sticker on shrink, Text): 6 03497 85192 8
  • Barcode (Hype sticker on shrink, String): 603497851928
  • Label Code: LC02982
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): 0603497851928 BJ65039-01 A1 R1-591253-A BG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): 0603497851928 BJ65039-01 B1 R1-591253-B BG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, etched): 0603497851928 BJ65869-01 C1 R1-591253-C BG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, etched): 0603497851928 BJ65039-02 D1 R1-591253-D BG

Other Versions (5 of 20)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Originals (CD, Album)NPG Records, Warner Bros. Records, The Prince Estate0603497851782, 603497851782Europe2019
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Originals (15×File, FLAC, Album, 48 kHz/24-bit)NPG Recordsnone2019
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Originals (2×LP, Album, Purple, 180 Gram, CD, Album, All Media, Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition)NPG Records, The Prince Estate, Warner Bros. Records603497851768, 0603497851782, R1 591459USA & Europe2019
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Originals = オリジナルズ (CD, Album, Stereo)NPG Records, The Prince Estate, Warner Bros. RecordsWPCR-18221Japan2019
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Originals (CD, Album, Target Edition)NPG Records, Warner Bros. Records, The Prince EstateR2 591460, 081227911027, noneUS2019

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Reviews

  • FrankHardenbol's avatar
    serious glitch/mastering issue on gigolo's intro... not the best vinyl mastering therefore apart from crackles on my disc 2 copy
    • isaacmusicman's avatar
      isaacmusicman
      Edited 7 months ago
      2nd Album Revolution #12:

      With "Prince's" passing, and the confusion of whether he had a Will or not, "The Prince Estate" has taken TOTAL CONTROL of not only his Catalog, but everything from the "Vault" was up for grabs.....

      I know that some People had mixed views on the "Prince Originals" (that's how I label it), but this is an interesting album...Why?...Well, knowing all of these songs, but hearing "Prince's" voice to it is where it get's interesting....

      That was very apparent with songs like, "Sex Shooter" ("Apollonia 6"), "Jungle Love" ("The Time"), "Manic Monday" ("The Bangles"), "Holly Rock" & "The Glamorous Life" ("Sheila E".)....

      I think (even though I could be wrong), that People fail to realize that these are the "Rough Cuts" of these songs, so except for a hand full of songs, they are going to sound pretty off...

      That was pretty evident with "You're My Love" ("Kenny Rogers")....It can be a little rough on the ears, but with the understanding of knowing that it was a DEMO CUT, it can be overlooked...

      Now, now, now, there is a Crown Jewel...

      "Nothing Compares 2 U" sounds sooooo freakin' good!!!!!!!!!!!! I loved "The Family's" version, hated "Sinead O'Connor's" version, but this one "Right Here"!!!!!!!!! Man!!!!!!!!!! This is the one I personally feel that "Prince" should have released as a single for HIMSELF!!!! The RAWNESS of the track speaks VOLUMES!!!! I think you Guys can tell how much I LOVE IT!!!!!!!

      Well, this is how this one goes in a nutshell...If you get a copy of it, and keeping everything in perspective, you will not be disappointed!!!!!
      • New.Love.Unlimited's avatar
        Would love if we could get another Prince Originals release. It would be so cool to hear his original vocals on tracks by Sheila, The Family, The Time and... the list goes on!
        • turntable1's avatar
          turntable1
          perfect pressing, black vinyl, pressed @ Optimal. why does anyone guy POS coloured vinyl when this is available.
          • Pusherman_Records's avatar
            Great pressing to my ears. No pops or clicks and very dynamic. Comes with anti static sleeves too.
            • jcnoseworthy's avatar
              jcnoseworthy
              Good dynamic range on this one: http://dr.loudness-war.info/album/view/166331
              • whitespyder's avatar
                whitespyder
                Still no comment on the black version of it? Apparently the purple one is ruined by non-fills...
                I won't pull the trigger on a 30€ LP if if the QC is awful as usual these days.
                • MANuckles's avatar
                  MANuckles
                  Just waiting on my white vinyl copy! I wish it came with the CD.

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