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PrinceLovesexy

Label:Paisley Park – 925 720-1, Paisley Park – WX 164, Paisley Park – 925720-1
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock, Funk / Soul, Pop
Style:Funk, Minneapolis Sound, Pop Rock

Tracklist

A1I No5:46
A2Alphabet St.5:39
A3Glam Slam5:04
A4Anna Stesia4:58
B1Dance On3:44
B2Lovesexy5:47
B3When 2 R In Love4:01
B4I Wish U Heaven2:03
B5Positivity7:17
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Title sticker on shrink:
925-720-1

Spine:
UK: WX 164 925 720-1

Barcode sticker on cover, back:
© 1988 Paisley Park Records Inc for the U.S. & WEA International Inc for the world outside of the U S ℗ 1988 Warner Bros Records Inc for the US & WEA International Inc for the world outside of the U S. Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf - Pressé en Allemagne par Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf [Warner 'W' logo] A Warner Communications Company
UK: WX 164 · 925 720-1 Ⓤ

Embossed [Warner Music "W" logo] on the lower right corner.

Dust sleeve:
Lyrics to each song
© 1988 Controversy Music ASCAP
Personnel credits [without composer credits]
925720-1 © Paisley Park Records for the U.S.

Special gratitude 2 Alan Leeds, Karen Krattinger, Gilbert Davison, Robbie Paster, Duane Nelson, Earl Jones, Paul Gobel, Laura LiPuma, Margo Chase, Matt Larson, Brad Marsh & Joel Bernstein 4 unconditional support.
”All love & thanks 2 God" - Prince '88

Labels:
925 720-1
WX 164
[Tracklist without track durations]
Songs are in a continuous sequence
All songs published by Controversy Music ASCAP [without credits to Prince - see below for a similar edition]
Made in Germany by WEA Musik GmbH

Side A, label:
Total Timing: 21:29

Side B, label:
Total Timing: 23:32

Matrix/Runouts:
"R / S Alsdorf 925720-1" and the [Allied 'ɑ' logo] are machine stamped, all other codes, digits or letters are etched.

Similar editions:
Lovesexy (labels without 'G.B. only' publisher credits) [this release]
Lovesexy: (labels with 'G.B. only' publisher credits & additional credits to Prince)

Remarks:
Alsdorf used the US mothers, galvanized by Sheffield Lab Matrix for Allied Record Company which can be identified by the appearance of a long etched string including "△ 20314" and the [Allied 'ɑ' logo]-stamp.
Due to a manufacturing variation (different compositions & quality of the feedstock) some copies may appear dark translucent brown when held against a light source

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Barcode sticker, text): 0 7599-25720-1 9
  • Barcode (Barcode sticker, scanned): 075992572019
  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Price Code (Barcode sticker):
  • Price Code (Barcode sticker, France): WE 381
  • Other (Back cover, embossed non-ink stamp ): [Warner Music "W" logo]
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society (Labels): GEMA/BIEM
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 1): R / S Alsdorf 925720-1-A9 <T> H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 1): R / S Alsdorf 925720-1-B2 <T> 1-25720-B INTL-2 [Allied 'ɑ' logo] △ 20314-X I-I
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 2): R / S Alsdorf 925720-1-A9 7x < T̷ > H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 2): R / S Alsdorf 925720-1-B 1-25720-B INTL-2 [Allied 'ɑ' logo] △ 20314-X I-I 22
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 3): R / S Alsdorf 925720-1-A9 H <T>
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 3): <R/S Alsdorf 925720-1-B2 > T 1-25720-B-INTL. - 2 [ARC logo] △ 20314-X I-I
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 4): R / S Alsdorf 9̷9̷2̷925720-1-A12 2Y 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 4): R / S Alsdorf 925720-1-B 1-25720-B-INTL-I [Allied 'ɑ' logo] B-20314-X I-I
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, variant 5): R / S Alsdorf 925720-1-A9 26 H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, variant 5): R / S Alsdorf 925720-1-B2 6X 1-25720-B INTL-2 [Allied 'ɑ' logo] △ 20314-X I-I

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Lovesexy (CD, Album)Paisley Park9 25720-2US1988
Lovesexy (LP, Album, Stereo, Specialty Records Corporation Pressing)Paisley Park, Paisley Park9 25720-1, 1-25720US1988
Lovesexy (LP, Album)Paisley Park, Paisley Park, Paisley Park25720.1, 25720-1, 1-25720Australia1988
Lovesexy (Cassette, Album, AR, Dolby HX Pro, B NR)Paisley Park, Paisley Park9 25720-4, 4-25720US1988
New Submission
Lovesexy (LP, Album, Stereo)Paisley Park92 5720-1Italy1988

Reviews

Hanne_vi's profile picture
Hanne_vi
Edited 4 months ago
Ich habe eine in Deutschland hergestellte Version, bei der auf den Labels keine "Rights Society"-Angabe vorhanden ist. Ich kann Diese auf den hier veröffentlichen Versionen nicht finden. Habe ich etwas übersehen? Der Sticker auf der Rückseite des Covers wurde rechts oben geklebt.
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Crijevo
Edited 14 years ago
'All love and thanks to God!', said Prince on the back of this album's credits. Whether 'God' or something else, Prince's twisted funk music always touched anyone's g-spot, some being irritated by endless ecclecticism of his or simply for it is truly fascinating - the effect 'Lovesexy' has is a fair share of orgasmic chills; bizzare 'continuous sequence' in which funk, exoticism and of course - sex - make its powerful mad drive; of course if it were stripped down to basics, who knows - 'Lovesexy' could have ended up as one of Prince's later-on failures ('Graffiti Bridge' onwards...); but despite such inappropriate, later cuts (change of style, name, religious beliefs, too much everything over the top, etc) Prince remains as careful a rock-person.

'Lovesexy' is probably one of his finest moments if not the finest alone - rich, sometimes classical arrangements ('I Wish You Heaven', beautiful 'Anna-Stesia'), screaming with computer and human percussion ('I No', 'Alphabet St.', phenomenal 'Dance On'), Hendrix-esque guitars ('Lovesexy', 'Glam Slam' which rivals the guitar in brutal keyboard runs at the end) or perverse tape-looping, it is quite questionable if 'God' offers such pleasures up there - music to feel truly naked by (hence the cover)... provocative and insane.