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Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Holden » Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:36 pm

Following with the poll from last month, in which I asked you to post your favorite The Who songs and albums in ranked lists and then compiled them, this month we will be moving on to the next artist on the list, Prince!
Please post as many songs/albums in your lists as you would like, but please at least ten songs and five albums. We'll only be doing studio albums, no live albums, so I'll post a list of eligible ones below. Thank you and have fun! Deadline will be September 30th, and I will be continuing to use the EOY Albums/Songs formula for this one.
Here are eligible albums:
01 | For You
02 | Prince
03 | Dirty Mind
04 | Controversy
05 | 1999
06 | Purple Rain
07 | Around the World in a Day
08 | Parade
09 | Sign o' the Times
10 | Lovesexy
11 | Batman
12 | Graffiti Bridge
13 | Diamonds and Pearls
14 | Love Symbol Album
15 | Come
16 | The Black Album
17 | The Gold Experience
18 | Chaos and Disorder
19 | Emancipation
20 | Crystal Ball
21 | The Truth
22 | The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale
23 | Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic
24 | The Rainbow Children
25 | One Nite Alone...
26 | Xpectation
27 | N·E·W·S
28 | Musicology
29 | The Chocolate Invasion
30 | The Slaughterhouse
31 | 3121
32 | Planet Earth
33 | Lotusflow3r
34 | MPLSound
35 | 20Ten
36 | Plectrumelectrum
37 | Art Official Age
38 | HITnRUN Phase One
39 | HITnRUN Phase Two

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Post by Fred » Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:58 pm

Albums:

1. Purple Rain
2. Sign “☮” The Times
3. 1999
4. Around The World In A Day
5. The Gold Experience
6. Parade
7. Rainbow Children
8. Lovesexy
9. Batman
0. One Nite Alone
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Post by Fred » Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:38 pm

Songs: * = new findings

1. Lady Cab Driver
2. Batdance
3. One Nite Alone
4. Joy In Repetition
5. Colonized Mind
6. The Beautiful Ones
7. Purple Rain
8. Automatic
9. Computer Blue
10. Gold
11. Alphabet Street
12. Baby, I’m A Star
13. Anna Stesia
14. Controversy
15. The Ladder
16. Forever In My Life
17. Eye Hate U *
18. Kiss
19. Raspberry Beret
20. The Cross
21. When Doves Cry
22. Purple Music *
23. 1+1+1 Is 3
24. Rainbow Children
25. Sign O The Times
26. 7
27. Free Urself *
28. 1999
29. Baltimore
30. Let's Go Crazy
31. Neon Telephone *
32. Darling Nikki
33. Pop Life
34. I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
35. Cream
36. All The Critics Love U In New York
37. I Would Die 4 U
38. Shhh
39. Adore
40. Take Me With U
41. Last December *
42. Starfish And Coffee
43. Guitar
44. Sexy M.F.
45. Sometimes It Snows In April
46. Old Friends 4 Sale *
47. It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Night
48. Something In The Water (Does Not Compute)
49. Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic *
50. Endorphinmachine
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Post by Rocky Raccoon » Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:58 pm

1 | Purple Rain
2 | Sign o' the Times
3 | 1999
4 | Dirty Mind
5 | Graffiti Bridge
6 | Parade
7 | Love Symbol Album
8 | Lovesexy
9 | The Truth
10 | Planet Earth
11 | The Gold Experience
12 | Controversy
13 | The Black Album
14 | Musicology
15 | Diamonds and Pearls
16 | Batman
17 | Around the World in a Day
18 | 3121
19 | Crystal Ball
20 | Prince

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Post by carlos74 » Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:52 pm

Albums:


01 Purple Rain (1984)
02 Sign "O" the Times (1987)
03 Diamonds and Pearls (1991)
04 Parade (1986)
05 1999 (1982)
06 The Gold Experience (1995)
07 Around the World in a Day (1985)
08 Lovesexy (1988)
09 Dirty Mind (1980)
10 Controversy (1981)
11 3121 (2006)
12 Musicology (2004)
13 Love Symbol Album (1992)
14 Prince (1979)
15 For You (1978)
16 Chaos and Disorder (1996)
17 The Black Album (1994)
18 Art Official Age (2014)
19 One Nite Alone... Solo Piano and Voice by Prince (2002)
20 Batman (1989)
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Post by Akhenaten » Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:54 pm

Songs:
1. 1999
2. Thieves In The Temple
3. Sign “☮” The Times
4. 3 Chains O' Gold
5. Raspberry Beret
6. Let's Go Crazy
7. When Doves Cry
8. The Cross
9. Little Red Corvette
10. The Ladder
11. I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
12. Purple Rain
13. Gold
14. Paisley Park
15. Starfish And Coffee
16. Anotherloverholenyohead
17. Free
18. Pop Life
19. Moonbeam Levels
20. The Morning Papers
21. Controversy
22. U Got The Look
23. Partyman
24. Thunder
25. 7
26. Batdance
27. Wow
28. America
29. Play In The Sunshine
30. Peach
31. The Beautiful Ones
32. Guitar
33. Money Don't Matter 2 Nite
34. When You Were Mine
35. Delirious
36. Around The World In A Day
37. Diamonds And Pearls
38. I Would Die 4 U
39. It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Night
40. Alphabet Street
41. She's Always In My Hair
42. Baby, I'm A Star
43. Electric Chair
44. Strange Relationship
45. Computer Blue
46. The Future
47. Bambi
48. Cream
49. Take Me With U
50. Trust
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Post by Neil » Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:50 pm

Songs

1. When You Were Mine
2. When Doves Cry
3. Purple Rain
4. Erotic City
5. Little Red Corvette
6. Sign o' the Times
7. Soft and Wet
8. Kiss
9. Cream
10. 1999
11. Batdance
12. jack U Off
13. Cinnamon Girl
14. Let's Go Crazy
15. I Would Die 4 U
16. If I Was Your Girlfriend
17. I Wanna Be Your Lover
18. Raspberry Beret
19. Pop Life
20. Diamonds and Pearls
21. Alphabet St.
22. Sometimes it Snows in April
23. Get Off
24. Sexy M.F.
25. Controversy
26. Dirty Mind
27. Adore
28. Black Sweat
29. U Got the Look
30. I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man

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Post by mileswide » Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:27 pm

Albums
8. 1999 (1982)
7. Planet Earth (2007) [got this for free from my grandparents' Daily Mail in case you're wondering why I've listened to this and not some of the more classic Prince albums]
6. Controversy (1981)
5. Dirty Mind (1980)
4. Sign "☮" the Times (1987)
3. Purple Rain (1984)
2. Parade (1986)
1. Around the World in a Day (1985)

Songs
20. I Feel for You (1979)
19. The Cross (1987)
18. When You Were Mine (1980)
17. Controversy (1981)
16. Under the Cherry Moon (1986)
15. Starfish and Coffee (1987)
14. Purple Rain (1984)
13. Strange Relationship (1987)
12. Darling Nikki (1984)
11. Guitar (2007)
10. Head (1980)
9. I Wanna Be Your Lover (1979)
8. Sometimes It Snows in April (1986)
7. Raspberry Beret (1985)
6. Pop Life (1985)
5. Little Red Corvette (1982)
4. Kiss (1986)
3. Sign "☮" the Times (1987)
2. Paisley Park (1985)
1. When Doves Cry (1984)
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Post by Madzong » Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:46 am

Songs:

1. Raspberry Beret
2. When Doves Cry
3. 1999
4. Little Red Corvette
5. Cream
6. I Wanna Be Your Lover
7. Purple Rain
8. Let’s Go Crazy
9. Kiss
10. The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
11. Batdance
12. Nothing Compares 2 U
13. I Would Die For U
14. I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
15. Alphabet Street
16. When You Were Mine
17. If I Was Your Girlfriend
18. Gett Off
19. Money Don’t Matter Tonight
20. Sign ‘O’ The Times
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Post by Madzong » Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:52 am

Albums:

1. Purple Rain
2. 1999
3. Dirty Mind
4. Around the World in a Day
5. Parade
6. Sign 'O' the Times
7. Lovesexy
8. O(+> ["Love Symbol Album"]
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Post by Live in Phoenix » Sun Sep 06, 2020 2:39 am

Albums:
1 | Purple Rain
2 | 1999
3 | Sign 'O' the Times
4 | Controversy
5 | Batman
6 | Art Official Age
7 | Emancipation
8 | Lovesexy
9 | 3121
10 | Crystal Ball (which doesn't strike me as an album, but anyway)
11 | Diamonds and Pearls
12 | Prince
13 | Dirty Mind
14 | The Black Album
15 | For You
16 | Parade
17 | Graffiti Bridge
18 | Love Symbol Album
19 | The Gold Experience
20 | Around the World in a Day
21 | Come
22 | HitnRun: Phase Two
23 | The Truth
24 | Musicology
25 | Chaos and Disorder
26 | Planet Earth
27 | Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic


Songs:
1 | When Doves Cry
2 | Little Red Corvette
3 | Let's Go Crazy
4 | 1999
5 | Diamonds and Pearls
6 | Erotic City
7 | I Would Die 4 U
8 | Controversy
9 | 7
10 | U Know
11 | Wonderful Ass
12 | D.M.S.R.
13 | Gett Off
14 | I Wanna Be Your Lover
15 | The Beautiful Ones
16 | Take Me with U
17 | When You Were Mine
18 | Money Don't Matter 2 Night
19 | U Got the Look
20 | Trust
21 | Thieves in the Temple
22 | I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
23 | Sign 'O' the Times
24 | The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
25 | Kiss
26 | Purple Rain

Top non-album track: Erotic City

Least-favorite song: Temptation (last song on Around the World in a Day)

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by FrankLotion » Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:33 am

Albums:

1. Purple Rain
2. Sign ‘O’ the Times
3. 1999
4. Dirty Mind
5. Parade
6. Around the World in a Day
7. Controversy
8. O(+> [Love Symbol Album]
9. Lovesexy
10. Emancipation
11. Batman
12. Diamonds and Pearls
13. Graffiti Bridge
14. Prince
15. For You
16. Musicology
17. Crystal Ball
18. The Gold Experience
19. Come
20. The Truth
21. The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale
22. One Nite Alone...
23. The Rainbow Children
24. Xpectation
25. Chaos and Disorder
26. N·E·W·S
27. Plectrumelectrum
28. 3121
29. Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic
30. Lotusflow3r
31. Art Official Age
32. The Chocolate Invasion
33. The Black Album
34. HITnRUN Phase Two
35. The Slaughterhouse
36. HITnRUN Phase One
37. MPLSound
38. 20Ten
39. Planet Earth

Songs:

1. Purple Rain
2. When Doves Cry
3. Kiss
4. 1999
5. Let’s Go Crazy
6. Little Red Corvette
7. When You Were Mine
8. I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
9. Sign ‘O’ the Times
10. Take Me With U
11. Raspberry Beret
12. The Cross
13. D.M.S.R.
14. I Would Die 4 U
15. I Wanna Be Your Lover
16. Mountains
17. The Beautiful Ones
18. Controversy
19. International Lover
20. Sister
21. Forever in My Life
22. 7
23. If I Was Your Girlfriend
24. Slow Love
25. Paisley Park
26. Adore
27. Do it All Night
28. Pop Life
29. Darling Nikki
30. Dirty Mind
31. Let’s Pretend We’re Married
32. Computer Blue
33. Delirious
34. U Got the Look
35. 3 Chains O Gold
36. Automatic
37. Alphabet St.
38. Baby I’m a Star
39. Jack U Off
40. Sometimes it Snows in April
41. Gotta Broken Heart Again
42. Sexy M.F.
43. Free
44. Lady Cab Driver
45. Sexuality
46. Housequake
47. The Ballad of Dorothy Parker
48. All the Critics Love U in New York
49. Uptown
50. Something in the Water (Does Not Compute)
51. Hot Thing
52. It
53. Strange Relationship
54. Head
55. Play in the Sunshine
56. Starfish and Coffee

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Post by Henry » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:08 pm

Songs

1. Let's Go Crazy (644th favorite of all time)
2. Little Red Corvette (1430)
3. When Doves Cry (1760)
4. Colonized Mind (2335)
5. I Wanna Be Your Lover (2910)
6. I Would Die 4 U (3226)
7. I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man (3232)
8. 1999 (4252)
9. Morning Papers (4923)
10. Reflection (5288)

11. Pink Cashmere (5764)
12. Why You Wanna Treat Me So Badly (5823)
13. Purple Rain (5852)
14. Call My Name (6151)
15. When You Were Mine (6442)
16. Sing 'O' The Times (7302)
17. Kiss (7344)
18. Take Me With U (7909)
19. Alphabet Street (7923)
20. Thieves in the Temple (7944)

21. Diamonds & Pearls (7946)
22. Cream (9042)
23. All the Midnights in the World (9386)
24. Adore (9510)
25. International Lover (9984)

BU Raspberry Beret
BU Erotic City
BU You Got the Look
BU Something in the Water (Does Not Compute)
BU D.M.S.R.

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Post by Henry » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:12 pm

Albums

1. Purple Rain (268th favorite of all time)
2. Sign 'o' the Times (680)
3. 1999 (691)
4. Dirty Mind (BU)
5. Parade (BU)
6. Around the World In One Day (BU)
7. Lovesexy (BU)
8. Controversy (BU)
9. Crystal Ball (BU)

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Post by Henry » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:13 pm

I hope we get a list from Moonbeam in this thread.

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Post by mileswide » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:19 pm

Henry wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:13 pm
I hope we get a list from Moonbeam in this thread.
I was thinking the same! Romain too, for that matter
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Post by Holden » Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:01 pm

mileswide wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:19 pm
Henry wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:13 pm
I hope we get a list from Moonbeam in this thread.
I was thinking the same! Romain too, for that matter
Moonbeam is the biggest superfan for one artist I think we have on this forum. Though I can't complain, as he always gives LCD Soundsystem a boost with his lists as well.

I'll say Prince is definitely my least favorite of the artists so far... the only one that there really isn't an album I truly connect with.
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Post by Jackson » Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:19 pm

mileswide wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:19 pm
Henry wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:13 pm
I hope we get a list from Moonbeam in this thread.
I was thinking the same! Romain too, for that matter
Moonbeam has been on and off with the forum recently - I hope he checks this month! I'd assume he could pull off a top 500 songs list for Prince fairly easily.

Separately, Holden, have you thought about having a thread/poll where we could discuss which artists to poll next? I'd love to see some polls of newer or less canonical artists.

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Post by Holden » Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:34 pm

Jackson wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:19 pm

Separately, Holden, have you thought about having a thread/poll where we could discuss which artists to poll next? I'd love to see some polls of newer or less canonical artists.
As I’m sure you know, this is sort of built around the AM Best Artists of All-Time list. I like that because we know those artists have repertoires that allow for lists like these, and people are already familiar somewhat with the material. I’ve always thought of this as more of a fun “rediscover old favorites” than discover new songs, not that one is better than the other. One thing I would think would be maybe a bit more interesting is perhaps choosing between, say, the next ten artists on the list? A poll that operates that way, allowing some say. If people want to have much newer or less canonical artists I think that could be fun too, but I feel as though for a poll like this the artists have to have some staying power to have the number of songs and albums required to make it interesting. Does that make sense? Not trying to say no, or anything, just stating my side. I’d love input from others, though!
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Post by Live in Phoenix » Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:40 am

I've personally been wanting a poll series on the AM Top Artists that progressed past the top 10 names. There are some pretty "obvious" big names in the top 11-20 that I don't think we've done a poll for before.

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Post by mileswide » Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:15 pm

200 Prince songs at the very least would be well within Mr. MB's range, that was approx. the amount he had in his list for the 2018 AT poll if I recall correctly? His was unquestionably the most vertical ballot as far as artists were concerned.

On the other point, I do like Jackson's idea of a free vote on a 'deep cut' AM-ranked act (maybe below #50?) to conduct a poll on. That doesn't mean I want us to stop going through AM in order like we have been doing if only because I know R.E.M. are coming up soon!

At the same time, I don't want to cause fatigue for whoever would organise the obscurer artists poll or for forum veterans that have no doubt exhausted the most recognised artists.
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Post by Honorio » Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:17 pm

Immersing yourself into the huge discography of Prince (like I did during the last month) could seem overwhelming at first glance but surely it has been a rewarding experience, the enormous quantity comes with a high quality (Prince has no songs I could rank under a 5) and enough variety to keep your interest.
No other musician before (and probably after) could summon into the same person such a brilliant (and prolific) songwriter, an extraordinarily gifted multi-instrumentalist, a talented singer, an inventive producer and an amazing live performer and dancer. There will be no other like Prince.
I've included a couple of archival albums and albums and songs credited to The New Power Generation (after all they were mostly written and performed by Prince himself). It will appear in cursive.



Albums:

1. Prince and the Revolution — Purple Rain (1984, my #36 album of all-time)
Prince made a master stroke with his first album with The Revolution, getting straight to the rock pantheon while retaining a groundbreaking, advanced edge. He reached massive, global audiences using elements of rock (distorted guitars, slow building songs as "Purple Rain") and synth-pop (synthesizers, "Computer Blue"). But never forgot his black audience, using funk ("Baby I'm a Star") or soul ballads ("The Beautiful Ones"). And even mixing all four styles in a song, the superb "When Doves Cry."

2. Prince — Sign 'O' the Times (1987, #64)
A succulent banquet of music, displaying a varied and wide amount of delicacies cooked with inventiveness, craft and inspiration. A celebration of music while having his feet on the ground, dealing with drugs, AIDS and social issues. There was at the time accusations of betraying his black roots. Unfairly. It was black music, it was white music, it was multi-coloured music.

3. Prince — 1999 (1982)
The big step forward. Long instrumental workouts for a expanding yet cohesive effort. Tonight we're gonna party like it's 1999.

4. Prince — Dirty Mind (1980)
The pinnacle of the Minneapolis sound, a lubricious and libidinous sound with sweaty funk beats and sticky synths licks. Dirty.

5. Prince and the Revolution — Parade (1986)
A kaleidoscopic array of styles, getting the funk back but using psychedelia and orchestral flourishes. Baroque funk anyone?

6. Prince and the Revolution — Around the World in a Day (1985)
7. O(+> — The Gold Experience (1995)
8. Prince — Lovesexy (1988)
9. Prince & the New Power Generation — Diamonds and Pearls (1991)
10. Prince — Originals (2019)

11. Prince — The Rainbow Children (2001)
12. Prince — HITnRUN Phase Two (2015)
13. Prince — Controversy (1981)
14. Prince and the New Power Generation — O(+> [Love Symbol Album] (1992)
15. Prince — 3121 (2006)
16. Prince — Prince (1979)
17. Prince — Musicology (2004)
18. Prince — Come (1994)
19. Prince — The Vault... Old Friends 4 Sale (1999)
20. O(+> — Crystal Ball (1998)
21. Prince — One Nite Alone... (2002)
22. Prince — Batman (1989)
23. Prince — The Black Album (1994)
24. Prince — Planet Earth (2007)
25. O(+> — Emancipation (1996)

26. Prince — Piano & a Microphone 1983 (2018)
27. Prince — Graffiti Bridge (1990)
28. Prince — Art Official Age (2014)
29. Prince — For You (1978)
30. Prince — Lotusflow3r (2009)
31. O(+> — Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (1999)
32. Prince and 3rdEyeGirl — Plectrumelectrum (2014)
33. Prince — MPLSound (2009)
34. O(+> — The Truth (1998)
35. Prince — 20Ten (2010)
36. Prince — N.E.W.S (2003)
37. NPG — Exodus (1995)
38. Prince — The Slaughterhouse: Trax From the NPG Music Club - Volume 2 (2004)
39. Prince — HITnRUN Phase One (2015)
40. O(+> — Chaos and Disorder (1996)
41. Prince — The Chocolate Invasion: Trax From the NPG Music Club - Volume 1 (2004)
42. New Power Generation — Newpower Soul (1998)
43. Prince — Xpectation (2003)
44. NPG — Goldnigga (1993)
45. The NPG Orchestra — Kamasutra (1997)





Songs:

1. Prince and the Revolution — Kiss (1986, my #14 song of all time)
DMSR. Dance, music, sex, romance. A bomb for the Dance floor, an immediate hit of funky Music built on minimalist electronic backing and sensual wah-wah guitars, a hot plea for Sex ("I just need your body, baby, from dusk till dawn") sung with his trademark falsetto and the best example possible of seduction in music, of music for Romance. Under the cherry moon.

2. Prince — Sign 'O' the Times (1987, #110)
Prince did his own take on protest song here. AIDS, drug abuse, poverty, gang violence or hurricanes never were so funky.

3. Prince and the Revolution — Purple Rain (1984)
The gospel-rock anthem that conquered the heart of the classic rock hordes. Not losing an ounce of modernity cred in the way.

4. Prince — When Doves Cry (1984)
Prince defining moment. Rock. Funk. Pop. Gospel. Linn LM-1 drum machine. Metal guitars. Quasi classical synths. And no bass.

5. Prince and the Revolution — Raspberry Beret (1985)
After his rise to stardom Prince approached to the Paisley underground with results as brilliant as this psychedelic pop gem.

6. Prince — If I Was Your Girlfriend (1987)
7. Prince — 1999 (1982)
8. Prince and the New Power Generation — Sexy M.F. (1992)
9. Prince — Head (1980)
10. Prince — Lady Cab Driver) (1982)
11. Prince & the New Power Generation — Gett Off (1991)
12. Prince — I Wish U Heaven (1988)
13. O(+> — The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (1994)
14. Prince — Starfish and Coffee (1987)
15. Prince and the Revolution — Pop Life (1985)
16. Prince — The Cross (1987)
17. Prince — I Wanna Be Your Lover (1979)
18. Prince — When You Were Mine (1980)
19. Prince — Alphabet St. (1988)
20. Prince — Controversy (1981)
21. Prince and the Revolution — Paisley Park (1985)
22. Prince and the Revolution — Mountains (1986)
23. Prince and the Revolution — Take Me With U (1984)
24. Prince & the New Power Generation — Cream (1991)
25. Prince — U Got the Look (1987)

26. Prince — Moonbeam Levels (2016)
27. Prince — Nothing Compares 2 U (2018)
28. Prince — I Feel for You (1979)
29. Prince — Do Me, Baby (1981)
30. Prince — Manic Monday (2019)
31. O(+> — The Greatest Romance Ever Sold (1999)
32. Prince — Black Sweat (2006)
33. Prince — Uptown (1980)
34. Prince — Little Red Corvette (1982)
35. Prince and the Revolution — Erotic City (1984)
36. Prince — The Ballad of Dorothy Parker (1987)
37. Prince — I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man (1987)
38. Prince and the Revolution — Let's Go Crazy (1984)
39. Prince — Dirty Mind (1980)
40. Prince — D.M.S.R. (1982)
41. Prince & the New Power Generation — Money Don't Matter 2 Night (1991)
42. Prince and the New Power Generation — 7 (1992)
43. Prince — Thieves in the Temple (1990)
44. Prince & the New Power Generation — Diamonds and Pearls (1991)
45. Prince and the Revolution — I Would Die 4 U (1984)
46. Prince — Do It All Night (1980)
47. Prince — Bambi (1979)
48. Prince — Hot Thing (1987)
49. Prince — Peach (1993)
50. Prince — Come (1994)

51. O(+> — Endorphinmachine (1995)
52. Prince — Musicology (2004)
53. Prince — Old Friends 4 Sale (1999)
54. Prince — A Case of U (2002)
55. Prince and the Revolution — She's Always in My Hair (1985)
56. Camille — Scarlet Pussy (1988)
57. Prince — Glam Slam (1988)
58. Prince and the Revolution — Sometimes It Snows in April (1986)
59. The New Power Generation — Girl 6 (1996)
60. Prince — Mary Don't You Weep (2018)
61. Prince — Colonized Mind (2009)
62. Prince — Anna Stesia (1988)
63. Prince — Let's Work (1981)
64. Prince and the Revolution — Darling Nikki (1984)
65. Prince and the Revolution — Anotherloverholenyohead (1986)
66. Prince and the Revolution — 17 Days (1984)
67. Prince — Adore (1987)
68. Prince — Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad? (1979)
69. Prince — Batdance (1989)
70. Prince — Solo (1994)
71. O(+> — Gold (1995)
72. Prince — Stare (2015)
73. Prince — Chelsea Rodgers (2007)
74. Prince — Baltimore (2015)
75. O(+> — Crystal Ball (1998)

76. Prince — Cinnamon Girl (2004)
77. Prince — Something in the Water (Does Not Compute) (1982)
78. Prince and the Revolution — Another Lonely Christmas (1984)
79. Prince — Annie Christian (1981)
80. O(+> — Chaos and Disorder (1996)
81. O(+> — Betcha By Golly Wow! (1996)
82. Prince and the Revolution — The Ladder (1985)
83. Prince — Space (1994)
84. Prince — She Spoke 2 Me (Extended) (1999)
85. Prince — The Question of U (1990)
86. O(+> — The Love We Make (1996)
87. Prince — Somewhere Here on Earth (2007)
88. Prince and the New Power Generation — Damn U (1992)
89. Prince and the Revolution — Girls and Boys (1986)
90. Prince — The Work Part 1 (2001)
91. O(+> — The Holy River (1996)
92. Prince and the New Power Generation — My Name Is Prince (1992)
93. Prince — Sister (1980)
94. Prince — Soft and Wet (1978)
95. Prince — Call My Name (2004)
96. Prince — Rainbow Children (2001)
97. Prince — Love... Thy Will Be Done (2019)
98. Prince — The Future (1989)
99. Prince feat. Zooey Deschanel — Fallinlove2nite (2014)
100. Prince and the Revolution — The Beautiful Ones (1984)

101. Prince — Sexy Dancer (1979)
102. O(+> — P. Control (1995)
103. Nona Gaye & O(+> — Love Sign (1994)
104. Prince — Joy in Repetition (1990)
105. Prince and the Revolution — Under the Cherry Moon (1986)
106. Prince — Strange Relationship (1987)
107. Prince and the Revolution — Christopher Tracy's Parade (1986)
108. Prince — How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore (1982)
109. O(+> — Sex in the Summer (1996)
110. Prince — Planet Earth (2007)
111. Prince — Pink Cashmere (1993)
112. Prince and the Revolution — Computer Blue (1984)
113. O(+> — The Ride (1998)
114. Prince — New Power Generation (1990)
115. O(+> — Shhh (1995)
116. Prince — Housequake (1987)
117. Prince — Gotta Broken Heart Again (1980)
118. Prince — Te Amo Corazón (2005)
119. Prince — Pearls B4 the Swine (2002)
120. Prince — Delirious (1982)
121. Prince — The Everlasting Now (2001)
122. O(+> — Don't Play Me (1998)
123. Prince and 3rdEyeGirl — Anotherlove (2014)
124. Prince — Rockhard in a Funky Place (1994)
125. O(+> — Somebody's Somebody (1996)

126. Prince — Love (2006)
127. Prince — Free (1982)
128. Prince — Sex Shooter (2019)
129. Prince — Future Soul Song (2010)
130. O(+> — In This Bed Eye Scream (1996)
131. O(+> feat. Ani DiFranco — Eye Love U, But Eye Don't Trust U Anymore (1999)
132. Prince — Jungle Love (2019)
133. Prince — Crimson and Clover (2009)
134. Prince — 3121 (2006)
135. O(+> — Emancipation (1996)
136. Prince and the Revolution — Around the World in a Day (1985)
137. Prince — When Will We B Paid? (2000)
138. Prince — 5 Women (1999)
139. O(+> — Eye Hate U (1995)
140. O(+> — Damned If Eye Do (1996)
141. Prince and the New Power Generation — The Morning Papers (1992)
142. Prince — Feel U Up (1989)
143. Prince — My Love Is Forever (1978)
144. Prince and the Revolution — Do U Lie? (1986)
145. Prince — Eye No (1988)
146. Prince and the Revolution — America (1985)
147. Prince and 3rdEyeGirl — Pretzelbodylogic (2014)
148. Prince — Golden Parachute (2001)
149. Prince — Letitgo (1994)
150. Prince and the New Power Generation — Thunder (1991)

151. Prince — One Nite Alone... (2002)
152. O(+> — Dream Factory (1998)
153. Prince and the Revolution — New Position (1986)
154. Prince — Power Fantastic (1993)
155. Prince — Let's Pretend We're Married (1982)
156. O(+> feat. Gwen Stefani — So Far, So Pleased (1999)
157. Prince — Superfunkycalifragisexy (1994)
158. Prince — Dear Mr. Man (2004)
159. Prince and Angie Stone — U Make My Sun Shine (2000)
160. O(+> — Jam of the Year (1996)
161. O(+> — Dinner with Delores (1996)
162. Prince — She Loves Me 4 Me (2001)
163. New Power Generation — The One (1998)
164. Prince — Guitar (2007)
165. Prince — Partyman (1989)
166. Prince — Way Back Home (2014)
167. Prince and the Revolution — We Can F**k (2017)
168. Prince and the New Power Generation — 3 Chains o' Gold (1992)
169. Prince — Positivity (1988)
170. O(+> — Days of Wild (1998)
171. Prince — (There'll Never B) Another Like Me (2009)
172. Prince and the New Power Generation — Eye Wanna Melt With U (1992)
173. Prince feat. Támar — Beautiful, Loved and Blessed (2006)
174. Prince — Don't Let Him Fool Ya (2019)
175. Prince — Fury (2006)

176. Prince and the Revolution — The Dance Electric (2017)
177. Prince — Scandalous (1989)
178. The New Power Generation — The Good Life (1995)
179. O(+> — Dolphin (1995)
180. O(+> — My Computer (1996)
181. Prince — Look at Me, Look at U (2015)
182. Prince and the New Power Generation — Xenophobia (2002)
183. Prince — Purple Music (2019)
184. Prince — Cindy C. (1994)
185. Prince — Holly Rock (2019)
186. O(+> — Style (1996)
187. Prince — Magnificent (2004)
188. Prince and the Revolution — 4 the Tears in Your Eyes (1985)
189. Prince — Last December (2001)
190. O(+> — Calhoun Square (1998)
191. Prince — Shockadelica (1987)
192. O(+> — The Truth (1998)
193. Prince — Play in the Sunshine (1987)
194. Prince — 2045: Radical Man (2000)
195. Prince — West (2003)
196. Prince — Gotta Stop (Messin’ About) (1981)
197. Prince — Dreamer (2009)
198. Prince and the Revolution — Wonderful Ass (2017)
199. Prince — Cosmic Day (2020)
200. Prince — For You (1978)

And a bonus of 25 more in case you don't want to include the New Power Generation songs (the ones in cursive):
201. O(+> — Rock 'N' Roll Is Alive! (And It Lives in Minneapolis) (1995)
202. O(+> — Acknowledge Me (1998)
203. New Power Generation — Wasted Kisses (1998)
204. NPG — 2gether (1993)
205. Prince — Dance 4 Me (2009)
206. O(+> — Prettyman (1999)
207. O(+> — Goodbye (1998)
208. Prince — International Lover (1982)
209. Prince & the New Power Generation — Insatiable (1991)
210. New Power Generation — Get Wild (1995)
211. O(+> — Madrid 2 Chicago (2002)
212. Prince — Supercute (2001)
213. Prince and the Revolution — Electric Intercourse (2017)
214. Prince — Forever in My Life (1987)
215. O(+> — I Will (1996)
216. O(+> — Welcome 2 the Dawn (Acoustic Version) (1997)
217. Prince — The Breakdown (2014)
218. Prince — Illusion, Coma, Pimp & Circumstance (2004)
219. Prince — Can't Stop This Feeling I Got (1990)
220. O(+> — Curious Child (1996)
221. New Power Generation — Peace (2001)
222. O(+> — Interactive (1994)
223. Prince — The Song of the Heart (2006)
224. Prince — Vagina (2019)
225. Prince — Xhalation (2003)



About the planning I'd much prefer to continue with the official artists list.

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Jackson » Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:01 pm

Holden wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:34 pm
Jackson wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:19 pm

Separately, Holden, have you thought about having a thread/poll where we could discuss which artists to poll next? I'd love to see some polls of newer or less canonical artists.
As I’m sure you know, this is sort of built around the AM Best Artists of All-Time list. I like that because we know those artists have repertoires that allow for lists like these, and people are already familiar somewhat with the material. I’ve always thought of this as more of a fun “rediscover old favorites” than discover new songs, not that one is better than the other. One thing I would think would be maybe a bit more interesting is perhaps choosing between, say, the next ten artists on the list? A poll that operates that way, allowing some say. If people want to have much newer or less canonical artists I think that could be fun too, but I feel as though for a poll like this the artists have to have some staying power to have the number of songs and albums required to make it interesting. Does that make sense? Not trying to say no, or anything, just stating my side. I’d love input from others, though!
After looking at the AM artists list again and seeing that the Beach Boys are ranked right after Prince, I will drop my idea for now :D I do think past a certain point it would make sense to see which artists people really want to see polled, but I agree with others that the next group of ten has some fun artists.

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:25 am

Edited by adding "Take Me With U"

Songs
1. Let’s Go Crazy
2. When Doves Cry
3. Little Red Corvette
4. Raspberry Beret
5. Purple Rain
6. Kiss
7. When You Were Mine
8. The Cross
9. Sometimes It Snows in April
10. I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
11. Delirious
12. Baby I’m a Star
13. I Would Die 4 U
14. Play in the Sunshine
15. Alphabet Street
16. Sign ‘o’ the Times
17. Girls and Boys
18. Can’t Stop This Feeling I’ve Got
19. The Morning Papers
20. Get Off
21. Mountains
22. Take Me With U
23. U Got the Look
24. My Name Is Prince
25. Housequake
26. Thieves in the Temple
27. Uptown
28. Erotic City
29. Don’t Play Me
30. Dance On
31. Dirty Mind
32. Controversy
33. Black Sweat
34. D.M.S.R.
35. 17 Days
36. All the Critics Love U in New York
37. The Truth
38. I Wanna Be Your Lover
39. Guitar
40. Circle of Amour
41. 4 the Tears in Your Eyes
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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by LunarPiper » Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:56 am

Albums:

1 | Purple Rain
2 | 1999
3 | Sign ‘O’ the Times
4 | Dirty Mind
5 | Parade
6 | Around the World in a Day
7 | Controversy
8 | Diamonds and Pearls
9 | Love Symbol Album
10 | Batman
11 | Lovesexy
12 | 3121
13 | Prince
14 | Graffiti Bridge
15 | The Gold Experience

Songs:

1 | When Doves Cry
2 | Purple Rain
3 | Kiss
4 | Let’s Go Crazy
5 | When You Were Mine
6 | I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
7 | 1999
8 | Erotic City
9 | Sign ‘O’ the Times
10 | I Would Die 4 U
11 | If I Was Your Girlfriend
12 | Little Red Corvette
13 | D.M.S.R.
14 | Controversy
15 | Raspberry Beret
16 | Uptown
17 | Head
18 | U Got the Look
19 | Darling Nikki
20 | Delirious
21 | I Wanna Be Your Lover
22 | Batdance
23 | Diamonds & Pearls
24 | 7
25 | Thieves in the Temple
26 | The Beautiful Ones
27 | Alphabet St.
28 | The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
29 | Black Sweat
30 | Sexy M.F.

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Moonbeam » Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:37 am

Henry wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:13 pm
I hope we get a list from Moonbeam in this thread.
It's coming. Stay tuned!

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Madzong » Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:35 am

Moonbeam wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:37 am
Henry wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:13 pm
I hope we get a list from Moonbeam in this thread.
It's coming. Stay tuned!
Can’t wait!
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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Moonbeam » Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:50 am

This has been a fun little project! The deluxe reissue of SOTT made it fun to regenerate my list. It's amazing that I can honestly say I actively like more than 500 Prince songs.

I'll edit in as many links as I can find for the unreleased songs I've listed.

Albums:

[1] 1999: 10.0
[2] Lovesexy: 10.0
[3] Controversy: 9.9
[4] The Gold Experience: 9.9
[5] Sign o' the Times: 9.8
[6] Symbol: 9.7
[7] Parade: 9.7
[8] Purple Rain: 9.7
[9] Dirty Mind: 9.3
[10] 3121: 8.9
[11] Crystal Ball: 8.8
[12] Batman: 8.7
[13] Around the World in a Day: 8.7
[14] Art Official Age: 8.5
[15] Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic: 8.3
[16] Prince: 8.1
[17] Graffiti Bridge: 8.0
[18] LotusFlow3r: 8.0
[19] One Nite Alone...: 8.0
[20] Come: 7.9
[21] The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale: 7.7
[22] Planet Earth: 7.6
[23] MPLSoUND: 7.5
[24] The Black Album: 7.4
[25] Chaos and Disorder: 7.2
[26] Diamonds and Pearls: 7.2
[27] 20Ten: 7.0
[28] HITnRUN Phase Two: 7.0
[29] HITnRUN Phase One: 6.9
[30] Musicology: 6.9
[31] Plectrumelectrum: 6.8
[32] For You: 6.7
[33] Emancipation: 6.5
[34] The Chocolate Invasion: 6.4
[35] The Rainbow Children: 6.0
[36] The Slaughterhouse: 5.6
[37] The Truth: 5.5
[38] NEWS: 4.5
[39] Xpectation: 3.0

Songs:

[1] Moonbeam Levels (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 10.0
[2] Something in the Water (Does Not Compute) (1982, from 1999): 10.0
[3] 1999 (1982, from 1999): 10.0
[4] Crystal Ball (1986, from Crystal Ball): 10.0
[5] Peach (1993, from The Hits/The B-Sides): 10.0
[6] Anna Stesia (1988, from Lovesexy): 10.0
[7] Controversy (1981, from Controversy): 10.0
[8] Mountains (1986, from Parade): 10.0
[9] All the Critics Love U in New York (1982, from 1999): 10.0
[10] Computer Blue (1984, from Purple Rain): 10.0
[11] The Cross (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 10.0
[12] Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (1988, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 10.0
[13] Chocolate (1983, unreleased): 10.0
[14] Positivity (1988, from Lovesexy): 10.0
[15] Automatic (1982, from 1999): 10.0
[16] Lisa (1980, unreleased): 10.0
[17] Uptown (1980, from Dirty Mind): 10.0
[18] I Wish U Heaven (1988, from Lovesexy): 10.0
[19] Rearrange (1981, from 1999 Deluxe): 10.0
[20] Neon Telephone (1985, unreleased): 10.0
[21] Now (1995, from The Gold Experience): 10.0
[22] Private Joy (1981, from Controversy): 10.0
[23] Noon Rendezvous (1984, from Originals): 10.0
[24] Sign o' the Times (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 10.0
[25] Free Urself (2015, from Free Urself <s>): 10.0
[26] Something in the Water (Does Not Compute) (Original) (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 10.0
[27] Purple Music (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.9
[28] Girls & Boys (1986, from Parade): 9.9
[29] Starfish and Coffee (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 9.9
[30] 3 Chains o' Gold (1992, from Symbol): 9.9
[31] Let's Go Crazy (1984, from Purple Rain): 9.9
[32] D.M.S.R. (1982, from 1999): 9.9
[33] Father's Song (1983, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 9.9
[34] Delirious (1982, from 1999): 9.9
[35] Loveleft, Loveright (1990, from New Power Generation <s>): 9.9
[36] Strange Relationship (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 9.9
[37] Eye No (1988, from Lovesexy): 9.9
[38] Erotic City (1984, from Let's Go Crazy <s>): 9.9
[39] Empty Room (1985, unreleased): 9.9
[40] 3121 (2006, from 3121): 9.9
[41] Let's Work (1981, from Controversy): 9.9
[42] The Question of U (1990, from Graffiti Bridge): 9.8
[43] Power Fantastic (1986, from The Hits/The B-Sides): 9.8
[44] Love... Thy Will Be Done (1991, from Originals): 9.8
[45] Dirty Mind (1980, from Dirty Mind): 9.8
[46] Open Book (1991, unreleased): 9.8
[47] Extraloveable (1982, unreleased): 9.8
[48] She's Always in My Hair (1985, from Raspberry Beret <s>): 9.8
[49] Electric Intercourse (1983, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 9.8
[50] 319 (1995, from The Gold Experience): 9.8
[51] Do Me, Baby (1981, from Controversy): 9.8
[52] The Beautiful Ones (1984, from Purple Rain): 9.8
[53] The Dance Electric (1984, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 9.8
[54] Head (1980, from Dirty Mind): 9.8
[55] Way Back Home (2014, from Art Official Age): 9.8
[56] Strange Relationship (Original) (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.8
[57] Cream (1991, from Diamonds and Pearls): 9.8
[58] Yo Mister (1986, unreleased): 9.8
[59] Cosmic Day (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.8
[60] And God Created Woman (1992, from Symbol): 9.7
[61] Hello (1985, from Pop Life <s>): 9.7
[62] Forever in My Life (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 9.7
[63] Old Friends 4 Sale (1985, unreleased): 9.7
[64] When Doves Cry (1984, from Purple Rain): 9.7
[65] Endorphinmachine (1995, from The Gold Experience): 9.7
[66] Bold Generation (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.7
[67] Lovesexy (1988, from Lovesexy): 9.7
[68] 101 (1987, unreleased): 9.7
[69] 17 Days (1984, from When Doves Cry <s>): 9.7
[70] Data Bank (1986, unreleased): 9.7
[71] Play in the Sunshine (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 9.7
[72] Let's Pretend We're Married (1982, from 1999): 9.7
[73] Raspberry Beret (1985, from Around the World in a Day): 9.7
[74] Make-Up (1981, from Originals): 9.7
[75] Love 2 the 9's (1992, from Symbol): 9.7
[76] No Call U (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.7
[77] Love (2006, from 3121): 9.7
[78] Anotherloverholenyohead (1986, from Parade): 9.6
[79] Gigolos Get Lonely Too (1982, from Originals): 9.6
[80] Affirmation III (2014, from Art Official Age): 9.6
[81] The Future (1989, from Batman): 9.6
[82] When We're Dancing Close and Slow (1979, from Prince): 9.6
[83] The One (1998, from Newpower Soul): 9.6
[84] All Day, All Night (1984, unreleased): 9.6
[85] We Can Fuck (1983, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 9.6
[86] When the Dawn of the Morning Comes (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.6
[87] Pink Cashmere (1993, from The Hits/The B-Sides): 9.6
[88] America (1985, from Around the World in a Day): 9.6
[89] I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 9.6
[90] Wally (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.6
[91] When 2 R in Love (1988, from Lovesexy): 9.6
[92] Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad (1979, from Prince): 9.6
[93] Papa (1994, from Come): 9.6
[94] Billy Jack Bitch (1995, from The Gold Experience): 9.6
[95] Lion of Judah (2007, from Planet Earth): 9.6
[96] Possessed (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.6
[97] Sex Shooter (1983, from Originals): 9.6
[98] Purple Rain (1984, from Purple Rain): 9.5
[99] Sometimes It Snows in April (1986, from Parade): 9.5
[100] Free (1982, from 1999): 9.5
[101] Still Would Stand All Time (1990, from Graffiti Bridge): 9.5
[102] God Is Alive (1988, unreleased): 9.5
[103] We Can Funk (1990, from Graffiti Bridge): 9.5
[104] June (2015, from HITnRUN Phase One): 9.5
[105] Baby, You're a Trip (1982, from Originals): 9.5
[106] Bambi (1979, from Prince): 9.5
[107] Fury (2006, from 3121): 9.5
[108] Strange Way (1981, unreleased): 9.5
[109] Just As Long As We're Together (1978, from For You): 9.5
[110] Lady Cab Driver (1982, from 1999): 9.5
[111] Glam Slam (1988, from Lovesexy): 9.5
[112] Trust (1989, from Batman): 9.5
[113] Feel U Up (1989, from Partyman <s>): 9.5
[114] Calhoun Square (1993, from Crystal Ball): 9.5
[115] Dolphin (1995, from The Gold Experience): 9.5
[116] Crucial (1986, from Crystal Ball): 9.5
[117] Dance 4 Me (2009, from MPLSoUND): 9.5
[118] Mutiny (1984, unreleased): 9.4
[119] Gold (1995, from The Gold Experience): 9.4
[120] Shhh (1995, from The Gold Experience): 9.4
[121] She Spoke 2 Me (1991, from The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale): 9.4
[122] The Love We Make (1996, from Emancipation): 9.4
[123] Tangerine (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 9.4
[124] Can't Stop This Feeling I Got (1990, from Graffiti Bridge): 9.4
[125] Colonized Mind (2009, from LotusFlow3r): 9.4
[126] Alphabet St. (1988, from Lovesexy): 9.4
[127] I Love U, But I Don't Trust U Anymore (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 9.4
[128] One Nite Alone… (2002, from One Nite Alone...): 9.4
[129] 7 (1992, from Symbol): 9.4
[130] Live 4 Love (1991, from Diamonds and Pearls): 9.4
[131] Thieves in the Temple (1990, from Graffiti Bridge): 9.4
[132] The Human Body (1996, from Emancipation): 9.4
[133] Hard to Get (1981, unreleased): 9.4
[134] Paisley Park (1985, from Around the World in a Day): 9.4
[135] Sexuality (1981, from Controversy): 9.4
[136] Chaos and Disorder (1996, from Chaos and Disorder): 9.4
[137] Movie Star (1986, from Crystal Ball): 9.4
[138] Do Yourself a Favor (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.3
[139] Planet Earth (2007, from Planet Earth): 9.3
[140] New Position (1986, from Parade): 9.3
[141] The Holy River (1996, from Emancipation): 9.3
[142] Last December (2001, from The Rainbow Children): 9.3
[143] How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore (Take 2) (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.3
[144] Scandalous (1989, from Batman): 9.3
[145] A Place in Heaven (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.3
[146] 4 the Tears in Your Eyes (1985, from We Are the World): 9.3
[147] No More Candy 4 U (2009, from MPLSoUND): 9.3
[148] When You Were Mine (1980, from Dirty Mind): 9.3
[149] I Hate U (1995, from The Gold Experience): 9.3
[150] Turn It Up (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.3
[151] So Far, So Pleased (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 9.3
[152] Bliss (1989, unreleased): 9.3
[153] Witness 4 the Prosecution (Version 1) (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.3
[154] Partyup (1980, from Dirty Mind): 9.3
[155] La, La, La, He, He, Hee (1987, from Sign o' the Times <s>): 9.3
[156] Spirit (1991, unreleased): 9.3
[157] Wonderful Ass (1984, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 9.3
[158] Lust U Always (1982, unreleased): 9.2
[159] Desire (1984, unreleased): 9.2
[160] Joy in Repetition (1990, from Graffiti Bridge): 9.2
[161] Batdance (1989, from Batman): 9.2
[162] When the Lights Go Down (1992, from The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale): 9.2
[163] The One U Wanna C (2007, from Planet Earth): 9.2
[164] Fallinlove2nite (2014, from HITnRUN Phase One): 9.2
[165] Thunder (1991, from Diamonds and Pearls): 9.2
[166] Soul Psychodelicide (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.2
[167] Condition of the Heart (1985, from Around the World in a Day): 9.2
[168] Come (1994, from Come): 9.2
[169] Emale (1996, from Emancipation): 9.2
[170] G Spot (1983, unreleased): 9.2
[171] How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore (1982, from 1999 <s>): 9.2
[172] Race (1994, from Come): 9.2
[173] Superfunkycalifragisexy (1987, from The Black Album): 9.2
[174] U Got the Look (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 9.2
[175] Train (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.2
[176] Another Lonely Christmas (1984, from I Would Die 4 U <s>): 9.2
[177] Sweet Baby (1992, from Symbol): 9.1
[178] Anotherlove (2014, from Plectrumelectrum): 9.1
[179] Somewhere Here on Earth (2007, from Planet Earth): 9.1
[180] Walkin' in Glory (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 9.1
[181] P Control (1995, from The Gold Experience): 9.1
[182] Strays of the World (1993, from Crystal Ball): 9.1
[183] Willing and Able (1991, from Diamonds and Pearls): 9.1
[184] U Know (2014, from Art Official Age): 9.1
[185] Teacher, Teacher (1982) (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.1
[186] 100 M.P.H. (1984, from Originals): 9.1
[187] Musicology (2004, from Musicology): 9.1
[188] Whitecaps (2014, from Plectrumelectrum): 9.1
[189] Allegiance (1991, unreleased): 9.1
[190] I Hear Your Voice (1991, unreleased): 9.1
[191] The Ladder (1985, from Around the World in a Day): 9.1
[192] Why the Butterflies (1983, from Piano and a Microphone 1983): 9.1
[193] Loose! (1994, from Come): 9.1
[194] Shockadelica (1987, from If I Was Your Girlfriend <s>): 9.1
[195] Player (1991, unreleased): 9.1
[196] There Is Lonely (1992, from The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale): 9.0
[197] New World (1996, from Emancipation): 9.0
[198] Marz (2014, from Plectrumelectrum): 9.0
[199] Le Grind (1987, from The Black Album): 9.0
[200] It's Gonna Be Lonely (1979, from Prince): 9.0
[201] Future Soul Song (2010, from 20Ten): 9.0
[202] Sexy Dancer (1979, from Prince): 9.0
[203] I Wonder (1991, unreleased): 9.0
[204] Yah, You Know (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.0
[205] Into the Light (1996, from Chaos and Disorder): 9.0
[206] Irresistible Bitch (1983, from Let's Pretend We're Married <s>): 9.0
[207] Compassion (2010, from 20Ten): 9.0
[208] In This Bed I Scream (1996, from Emancipation): 9.0
[209] Little Red Corvette (1982, from 1999): 9.0
[210] Sleep Around (1996, from Emancipation): 9.0
[211] Baby I'm a Star (1984, from Purple Rain): 9.0
[212] A Million Days (2004, from Musicology): 9.0
[213] International Lover (Take 1) (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 9.0
[214] It (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 8.9
[215] Love Like Jazz (2009, from LotusFlow3r): 8.9
[216] Heaven (1985, unreleased): 8.9
[217] Jungle Love (1983, from Originals): 8.9
[218] Beautiful Strange (1998, from Rave In2 the Joy Fantastic): 8.9
[219] Dreamin' About U (1996, from Emancipation): 8.9
[220] Wouldn't You Love To Love Me? (1978) (1978, unreleased): 8.9
[221] My Name Is Prince (1992, from Symbol): 8.9
[222] Wouldn't You Love to Love Me? (1982, from Originals): 8.9
[223] Solo (1994, from Come): 8.9
[224] What's My Name (1993, from Crystal Ball): 8.9
[225] Days of Wild (1995, from Crystal Ball): 8.9
[226] Pheromone (1994, from Come): 8.9
[227] Gett Off (1991, from Diamonds and Pearls): 8.9
[228] I Wanna Be Your Lover (1979, from Prince): 8.9
[229] The Continental (1992, from Symbol): 8.9
[230] Alexa de Paris (1986, from Mountains <s>): 8.9
[231] Kiss (1986, from Parade): 8.8
[232] I Would Die 4 U (1984, from Purple Rain): 8.8
[233] The Ride (1995, from Crystal Ball): 8.8
[234] Dreamer (2009, from LotusFlow3r): 8.8
[235] I Feel for You (1979, from Prince): 8.8
[236] Housequake (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 8.8
[237] The Morning Papers (1992, from Symbol): 8.8
[238] Interactive (1993, from Crystal Ball): 8.8
[239] Ronnie Talk to Russia (1981, from Controversy): 8.8
[240] Wherever U Go, Whatever U Do (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 8.8
[241] Darling Nikki (1984, from Purple Rain): 8.8
[242] Ripopgodazippa (1993, from Crystal Ball): 8.8
[243] Emotional Pump (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 8.8
[244] Love and Sex (1984, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 8.8
[245] Zannalee (1996, from Chaos and Disorder): 8.8
[246] Hot Thing (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 8.8
[247] Curious Child (1996, from Emancipation): 8.7
[248] Nothing Compares 2 U (1984, from Originals): 8.7
[249] The Max (1992, from Symbol): 8.7
[250] Last Heart (1986, from Crystal Ball): 8.7
[251] The Gold Standard (2014, from Art Official Age): 8.7
[252] Can't Stop This Feeling I Got (1986) (1986, unreleased): 8.7
[253] The Cocoa Boys (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 8.7
[254] Damn U (1992, from Symbol): 8.7
[255] Under the Cherry Moon (1986, from Parade): 8.7
[256] Strange But True (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 8.7
[257] Wall of Berlin (2009, from LotusFlow3r): 8.7
[258] Manic Monday (1984, from Originals): 8.7
[259] Soft and Wet (1978, from For You): 8.7
[260] Me Touch Myself (1989, unreleased): 8.7
[261] Black Sweat (2006, from 3121): 8.7
[262] New Power Generation (1990, from Graffiti Bridge): 8.7
[263] I Love U in Me (1989, from The Arms of Orion <s>): 8.6
[264] Revelation (2014, from HITnRUN Phase Two): 8.6
[265] Cinnamon Girl (2004, from Musicology): 8.6
[266] Sexual Suicide (1985, from Crystal Ball): 8.6
[267] Insatiable (1991, from Diamonds and Pearls): 8.6
[268] 1000 X's & O's (2015, from HITnRUN Phase One): 8.6
[269] Valentina (2009, from MPLSoUND): 8.6
[270] Vavoom (2000, from The Chocolate Invasion): 8.6
[271] Dinner With Delores (1996, from Chaos and Disorder): 8.6
[272] The Word (2006, from 3121): 8.6
[273] Clouds (2014, from Art Official Age): 8.6
[274] International Lover (1982, from 1999): 8.6
[275] Vagina (1981, from 1999 Deluxe): 8.6
[276] Annie Christian (1981, from Controversy): 8.6
[277] Can I Play with U? (1985, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 8.6
[278] The Ballad of Dorothy Parker (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 8.5
[279] Irresistible Bitch (1981) (1981, from 1999 Deluxe): 8.5
[280] The Grand Progression (1987, unreleased): 8.5
[281] Venus de Milo (1986, from Parade): 8.5
[282] Visions (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 8.5
[283] Telepathy (1986, unreleased): 8.5
[284] Teacher, Teacher (1985) (1985, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 8.5
[285] Come On (1998, from Newpower Soul): 8.5
[286] Partyman (1989, from Batman): 8.5
[287] Act of God (2010, from 20Ten): 8.5
[288] I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man (1979 Version) (1979, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 8.5
[289] Had U (1996, from Chaos and Disorder): 8.5
[290] In Love (1978, from For You): 8.5
[291] Pop Life (1985, from Around the World in a Day): 8.5
[292] I Wonder U (1986, from Parade): 8.5
[293] Electric Chair (1989, from Batman): 8.4
[294] Rockhard in a Funky Place (1987, from The Black Album): 8.4
[295] Sexy MF (1992, from Symbol): 8.4
[296] Billy (1983, unreleased): 8.4
[297] The Sun, the Moon and Stars (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 8.4
[298] We Can Funk (1986) (1986, unreleased): 8.4
[299] Scarlet Pussy (1988, from I Wish U Heaven <s>): 8.4
[300] The Same December (1996, from Chaos and Disorder): 8.4
[301] Cindy C (1987, from The Black Album): 8.4
[302] The Everlasting Now (2001, from The Rainbow Children): 8.4
[303] It's Gonna Be a Beautiful Night (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 8.4
[304] Look at Me, Look at U (2015, from HITnRUN Phase Two): 8.4
[305] Feel U Up (1981) (1981, from 1999 Deluxe): 8.4
[306] Come Home (1987, unreleased): 8.4
[307] Da Bang (1995, from Crystal Ball): 8.4
[308] Ol' Skool Company (2009, from MPLSoUND): 8.3
[309] Te Amo Corazón (2005, from 3121): 8.3
[310] The Line (1987, unreleased): 8.3
[311] Dear Mr. Man (2004, from Musicology): 8.3
[312] When Eye Lay My Hands on U (2000, from The Chocolate Invasion): 8.3
[313] She Gave Her Angels (1996, from Crystal Ball): 8.3
[314] Strollin' (1991, from Diamonds and Pearls): 8.3
[315] Screwdriver (2013, from HITnRUN Phase Two): 8.3
[316] Art Official Cage (2014, from Art Official Age): 8.3
[317] Black Muse (2015, from HITnRUN Phase Two): 8.3
[318] 200 Balloons (1989, from Batdance <s>): 8.3
[319] Hardrocklover (2015, from HITnRUN Phase One): 8.3
[320] Cookie Jar (1988, unreleased): 8.3
[321] Life Can Be So Nice (1986, from Parade): 8.3
[322] Boom (2009, from LotusFlow3r): 8.2
[323] Bob George (1987, from The Black Album): 8.2
[324] Wasted Kisses (1998, from Newpower Soul): 8.2
[325] Northside (2000, from The Slaughterhouse): 8.2
[326] Pearls B4 the Swine (2002, from One Nite Alone...): 8.2
[327] The Sex of It (1987, unreleased): 8.2
[328] $ (2009, from LotusFlow3r): 8.2
[329] So Dark (1994, from Crystal Ball): 8.2
[330] Roadhouse Garden (1984, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 8.2
[331] Can't Stop This Feeling I Got (1982) (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 8.2
[332] Here (2009, from MPLSoUND): 8.2
[333] Old Friends 4 Sale (1991) (1991, from The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale): 8.2
[334] Girl (1985, from America <s>): 8.2
[335] Stone (1995, unreleased): 8.2
[336] Adonis and Bathsheba (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 8.1
[337] Kiss Me Quick (1979, unreleased): 8.1
[338] The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (1994, from The Gold Experience): 8.1
[339] The Undertaker (1995, from The Undertaker): 8.1
[340] Mary Don't You Weep (1983, from Piano and a Microphone 1983): 8.1
[341] Groovy Potential (2013, from HITnRUN Phase Two): 8.1
[342] Have a Heart (2002, from One Nite Alone...): 8.1
[343] God (1984, from Purple Rain <s>): 8.1
[344] This Is Not Music, This Is a Trip (1988, from Alphabet St. <s>): 8.1
[345] Dig U Better Dead (1996, from Chaos and Disorder): 8.1
[346] The War (1998, from The War): 8.1
[347] Dear Michaelangelo (1985, from Originals): 8.1
[348] Breakdown (2014, from Art Official Age): 8.1
[349] 2020 (1995, unreleased): 8.1
[350] Jack U Off (1981, from Controversy): 8.0
[351] Don't Let Him Fool Ya (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 8.0
[352] Holly Rock (1985, from Originals): 8.0
[353] Crimson and Clover (2009, from LotusFlow3r): 8.0
[354] My Computer (1996, from Emancipation): 8.0
[355] 5 Women (1991, from The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale): 8.0
[356] Cloreen Bacon Skin (1983, from Crystal Ball): 8.0
[357] I Wanna Melt With U (1992, from Symbol): 8.0
[358] Yah, U Know (1986) (1986, unreleased): 8.0
[359] 1 + 1 + 1 is 3 (2001, from The Rainbow Children): 8.0
[360] Lavaux (2010, from 20Ten): 8.0
[361] Christopher Tracy's Parade (1986, from Parade): 8.0
[362] Joint 2 Joint (1996, from Emancipation): 8.0
[363] Love Sign (1994, from 1-800-NEW-FUNK): 8.0
[364] Come Elektra Tuesday (1985, unreleased): 8.0
[365] Tick, Tick, Bang (1981) (1981, unreleased): 7.9
[366] Sister (1980, from Dirty Mind): 7.9
[367] We March (1995, from The Gold Experience): 7.9
[368] Broken (1981, unreleased): 7.9
[369] Forever in My Life (Early Vocal Run-Through) (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.9
[370] Escape (1988, from Glam Slam <s>): 7.9
[371] Tamborine (1985, from Around the World in a Day): 7.9
[372] Make It Through The Storm (1976, unreleased): 7.9
[373] Dance With The Devil (1989, unreleased): 7.9
[374] U Gotta Shake Something (1985, unreleased): 7.9
[375] Slave (1996, from Emancipation): 7.9
[376] The Glamorous Life (1983, from Originals): 7.9
[377] Style (1996, from Emancipation): 7.9
[378] Time (2014, from Art Official Age): 7.9
[379] Beginning Endlessly (2010, from 20Ten): 7.8
[380] Lolita (2006, from 3121): 7.8
[381] Don't Play Me (1997, from The Truth): 7.8
[382] Walk Don't Walk (1991, from Diamonds and Pearls): 7.8
[383] Blue Light (1992, from Symbol): 7.8
[384] Rebirth of the Flesh (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.8
[385] Witness 4 the Prosecution (Version 2) (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.8
[386] Neurotic Lover's Bedroom (1977, unreleased): 7.8
[387] Rough (1980, unreleased): 7.8
[388] Vicki Waiting (1989, from Batman): 7.8
[389] Right Back Here in My Arms (1996, from Emancipation): 7.8
[390] Gotta Stop (Messin' About) (1981, from Gotta Stop (Messin' About) <s>): 7.8
[391] 9-5 People (1988, unreleased): 7.8
[392] Get Off (1990, from New Power Generation <s>): 7.8
[393] Do It All Night (1980, from Dirty Mind): 7.8
[394] Nevaeh Ni Ecalp A (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.7
[395] The Rest of My Life (1992, from The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale): 7.7
[396] Mind Bells (1989, unreleased): 7.7
[397] Van Gogh (1998, from NPGMC): 7.7
[398] For You (1978, from For You): 7.7
[399] The Greatest Romance Ever Sold (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 7.7
[400] Sticky Like Glue (2010, from 20Ten): 7.7
[401] Wow (2014, from Plectrumelectrum): 7.7
[402] I Will (1996, from Chaos and Disorder): 7.7
[403] Don't Talk 2 Strangers (1992, from Girl 6): 7.7
[404] Reflection (2004, from Musicology): 7.7
[405] Somebody's Somebody (1996, from Emancipation): 7.7
[406] The X's Face (2015, from HITnRUN Phase One): 7.7
[407] Blanche (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.7
[408] Our Destiny (1984, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 7.6
[409] Live Out Loud (2013, from 3rdEyeGirl.com): 7.6
[410] What If (2015, from Live Nation download): 7.6
[411] Hot Wit U (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 7.6
[412] You're All I Want (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 7.6
[413] Shy (1995, from The Gold Experience): 7.6
[414] The Truth (1997, from The Truth): 7.6
[415] Dream Factory (1985, from Crystal Ball): 7.6
[416] The Dance (2006, from 3121): 7.6
[417] Colors (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.6
[418] Others Here With Us (1985, unreleased): 7.6
[419] Eggplant (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.6
[420] Climax (1983, unreleased): 7.6
[421] Acknowledge Me (1993, from Crystal Ball): 7.6
[422] Soul Psychodelicide (1989) (1989, unreleased): 7.6
[423] Silicon (2001, from The Slaughterhouse): 7.5
[424] The Sensual Everafter (2001, from The Rainbow Children): 7.5
[425] The Arms of Orion (1989, from Batman): 7.5
[426] 2morrow (1996, from Crystal Ball): 7.5
[427] Underneath The Cream (2001, from The Chocolate Invasion): 7.5
[428] Horny Toad (1983, from Delirious <s>): 7.5
[429] The Screams of Passion (1984, unreleased): 7.5
[430] If I Was Your Girlfriend (1987, from Sign o' the Times): 7.5
[431] We Can Work It Out (1977, unreleased): 7.5
[432] Katrina's Paper Dolls (1983, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 7.5
[433] Funknroll (2014, from Art Official Age): 7.5
[434] Jealous Girl (Version 2) (1987, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.5
[435] Cold Coffee And Cocaine (1983, from Piano and a Microphone 1983): 7.5
[436] Do U Lie? (1986, from Parade): 7.5
[437] What Do U Want Me 2 Do (2004, from Musicology): 7.5
[438] White Mansion (1996, from Emancipation): 7.4
[439] When Will We B Paid? (2000, from U Make My Sun Shine <s>): 7.4
[440] S&M Groove (2001, from The Slaughterhouse): 7.4
[441] People Without (1988, unreleased): 7.4
[442] Beautiful, Loved & Blessed (2006, from 3121): 7.4
[443] Just Another Sucker (1978, unreleased): 7.4
[444] The Lubricated Lady (1990, from New Power Generation <s>): 7.4
[445] Elephants & Flowers (1990, from Graffiti Bridge): 7.4
[446] High Fashion (1984, unreleased): 7.4
[447] Violet the Organ Grinder (1991, from Gett Off <s>): 7.4
[448] Take Me With U (1984, from Purple Rain): 7.4
[449] Love and Sex (1986) (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.4
[450] Face Down (1996, from Emancipation): 7.4
[451] U're Gonna C Me (2002, from One Nite Alone...): 7.4
[452] Money Don't Grow on Trees (1981, from 1999 Deluxe): 7.3
[453] Hot Summer (2010, from The Current stream): 7.3
[454] All My Dreams (1985, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.3
[455] By Alien Means (1988, unreleased): 7.3
[456] This Could B Us (2015) (2015, from HITnRUN Phase One): 7.3
[457] Sex (1989, from The Scandalous Sex Suite): 7.3
[458] Chelsea Rodgers (2007, from Planet Earth): 7.3
[459] Funknroll (PlectrumElectrum) (2014, from Plectrumelectrum): 7.3
[460] I Can't Make U Love Me (1996, from Emancipation): 7.3
[461] Hypnoparadise (2001, from The Slaughterhouse): 7.3
[462] Up From Below (1986, unreleased): 7.3
[463] Fixurlifeup (2013, from Plectrumelectrum): 7.3
[464] Digital Garden (2001, from The Rainbow Children): 7.3
[465] I'm Yours (1978, from For You): 7.3
[466] Habibi (2001, from NPGMC): 7.3
[467] High (2000, from The Chocolate Invasion): 7.2
[468] Promise to Be True (1987, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.2
[469] Colleen (1982, from 1999 Deluxe): 7.2
[470] Tictactoe (2014, from Plectrumelectrum): 7.2
[471] Pretzelbodylogic (2014, from Plectrumelectrum): 7.2
[472] One Song (2001, from Love4OneAnother.com): 7.2
[473] Possessed (1984) (1984, from Purple Rain Deluxe): 7.2
[474] Welcome 2 the Dawn (1997, from The Truth): 7.2
[475] Poorgoo (1995, from The Undertaker): 7.2
[476] Resolution (2007, from Planet Earth): 7.2
[477] Supercute (2001, from The Chocolate Invasion): 7.2
[478] A Case of U (2002, from One Nite Alone...): 7.2
[479] The Voice Inside (1988, unreleased): 7.2
[480] Traffic Jam (1984, unreleased): 7.2
[481] Gotta Broken Heart Again (1980, from Dirty Mind): 7.1
[482] U (1979, unreleased): 7.1
[483] Splash (1985, from NPGMC): 7.1
[484] Dark (1994, from Come): 7.1
[485] Xtraloveable (2013, from HITnRUN Phase Two): 7.1
[486] Objects in the Mirror (2002, from One Nite Alone...): 7.1
[487] Everyday Is a Winding Road (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 7.1
[488] F.U.N.K. (2007, from F.U.N.K. <s>): 7.1
[489] Jealous Girl (1981, unreleased): 7.1
[490] Undisputed (1999, from Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic): 7.1
[491] Blues In C (If I Had A Harem) (1988, unreleased): 7.1
[492] It Be's Like That Sometimes (1986, from Sign o' the Times Deluxe): 7.1
[493] One of Us (1996, from Emancipation): 7.1
[494] Xenophobia (2002, from One Nite Alone… Live!): 7.1
[495] Fuchsia Light (1988, unreleased): 7.0
[496] Big City (2015, from HITnRUN Phase Two): 7.0
[497] The Marrying Kind (2004, from Musicology): 7.0
[498] Baltimore (2015, from HITnRUN Phase Two): 7.0
[499] If Eye Was the Man in Ur Life (2004, from Musicology): 7.0
[500] Wet Dream Cousin (1982, unreleased): 7.0
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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Romain » Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:31 am

Moonbeam, glad to see you here. You motive me to put my list of ranking albums.

1. Sign o' the Times 10
2. Purple Rain 10
3. Parade 10
4. 1999 10
5. Dirty Mind 9.7
6. Lovesexy 9.7
7. Controversy 9.5
8. Around the World in a Day 9.5
9. Diamonds and Pearls 9.5
10. Come 9
11. The Black Album 8.5
12. Crystal Ball 8.5
13. Musicology 8.5
14. 3121 8
15. HitnRun: Phase Two 8
16. Chaos and Disorder 8
17. The Slaughterhouse 8
18. Symbol 7.5
19. Prince 7.5
20. For You 7.5
21. The Rainbow Children 7.5
22. Batman 7
23. The Gold Experience 7
24. The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale 7
25. Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic 7
26. The Chocolate Invasion 7
27. Planet Earth 7
28. HitnRun: Phase One 7
29. MPLSound 6.5
30. The Truth 6.5
31. N.E.W.S. 6.5
32. Lotusflow3r 6.5
33. 20Ten 6.5
34. PlectrumElectrum 6.5
35. Graffiti Bridge 6
36. Emancipation 6
37. Art Official Age 6
38. One Nite Alone... 5.5
39. Xpectation 5

And when I have too many favourite songs from an only artist, I'm unable to rank them... it's too difficult !

Sooo...For the top 20, I will say today (only Kiss is THE eternal first for me, the other ones can move anytimes)
01. Kiss
02. Cream
03. Sign O' The Times
04. Purple Rain
05. When Doves Cry
06. 1999
07. Under the Cherry Moon
08. Darling Nikki
09. We Can Funk
10. Beautiful Strange
11. The Question Of U
12. Sometimes It's Snow In April
13. Little Red Corvette
14. Rasperry Beret
15. Get Off
16. Controversy
17. The Cross
18. Girls & Boys
19. Let's Go Crazy
20. Dirty Mind

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by antonius » Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:20 pm

ALBUMS
1. Sign of the times
2. Parade
3. Diamonds and pearls
4. Dirty mind
5. Purple Rain

SONGS
1. Kiss
2. The Ballad of Dorothy Parker
3. If I was your girlfriend
4. I could never take the place of your man
5. It's gonna be a beautiful night!
6. Sign of the times
7. Sometimes it snows in April
8. Starfish and coffee
9. Raspberry Beret
10. I Wanna Be Your Lover
11. Pop Life
12. Little red corvette
13. When you were mine
14. Housequake
15. U got the look
16. Sexy MF
17. Purple Rain
18. New Position
19. I Wonder U
20. Anotherloverholenyohead
21. Under the cherry moon
22. Girls & Boys
23. Mountains
24. When Doves Cry
25. 1999
26. Controversy
27. Head
28. Diamonds and pearls
29. Gett Off
30. Money don't matter tonight
31. The most beautiful girl in the world
32. Cream
33. I would die for you
34. Dirty Mind
35. Black Sweat

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:18 pm

Made an edit.

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by andyd1010 » Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:42 pm

If his 2004 live performance of While My Guitar Gently Weeps counted, that would be my No. 1 song of his.

Albums
1 | Purple Rain
2 | 1999
3 | Sign o' the Times
4 | Dirty Mind

Songs
1 | Let's Go Crazy
2 | Little Red Corvette
3 | When Doves Cry
4 | Kiss
5 | Purple Rain
6 | Free
7 | 1999
8 | 7
9 | Raspberry Beret
10 | I Would Die 4 U
11 | International Lover
12 | Take Me with U
13 | When You Were Mine
14 | I Wanna Be Your Lover
15 | Slow Love
16 | The Cross
17 | Sign o' the Times
18 | Play in the Sunshine

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Moonbeam » Wed Sep 30, 2020 10:42 pm

I'm loving looking through these lists! I've noticed several entries for "Gett Off" and "Get Off". Prince actually has two separate songs with these different titles! I am almost positive that everyone is meaning to list the lead single from Diamonds and Pearls from 1991, which I have also listed at #227:
The song "Get Off" is from 1990 from the New Power Generation EP, which I have listed at #392:

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Madzong » Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:01 am

andyd1010 wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:42 pm
If his 2004 live performance of While My Guitar Gently Weeps counted, that would be my No. 1 song of his.
His performance of this would definitely make my top 10 also! What a solo!
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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Moonbeam » Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:49 am

1982 has long been my favorite Prince year, but I'm becoming increasingly convinced that 1980-1983 might be my favorite era of Prince.
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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Holden » Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:21 am

Well, Moonbeam, that's a new record. You have more than doubled the longest song lists from Artist of the Month, which was Honorio making lists that were 200 songs long for Bob Dylan and 225 for Prince.
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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Moonbeam » Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:06 am

Holden wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:21 am
Well, Moonbeam, that's a new record. You have more than doubled the longest song lists from Artist of the Month, which was Honorio making lists that were 200 songs long for Bob Dylan and 225 for Prince.
Technically, I could share the entire list I made - I ranked 733 in total, not including various side projects.

Do you want a spreadsheet from me? I'm happy to make one and share if it's easier to manage.

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Holden » Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:52 pm

Moonbeam wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:06 am
Holden wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:21 am
Well, Moonbeam, that's a new record. You have more than doubled the longest song lists from Artist of the Month, which was Honorio making lists that were 200 songs long for Bob Dylan and 225 for Prince.
Technically, I could share the entire list I made - I ranked 733 in total, not including various side projects.

Do you want a spreadsheet from me? I'm happy to make one and share if it's easier to manage.
Sure! My email I use for AM stuff is holdenstats26@gmail.com
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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Moonbeam » Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:38 pm

Honorio wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:17 pm
51. O(+> — Endorphinmachine (1995)
53. Prince — Old Friends 4 Sale (1999)
Awesome list, and great to see you dig so deep into Prince!

Since these two are fairly high in your list, I thought I'd mention that earlier versions of each of these are far more beloved among the Prince fan community, so I thought I'd share in case you are interested.

Many fans feel the version of "Endorphinmachine" on The Gold Experience is overproduced and loses the rawness of this original:


The 1985 version of "Old Friends 4 Sale", meanwhile, has long been heralded as one of the best songs Prince ever made, probably one of the 5 most beloved outtakes. The version from 1991 which was eventually released on 1999's The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale is generally regarded as far less personal, and again overproduced. Here is the original:


I love both the unreleased and the released versions of these songs, but I tend to agree with the consensus of the fan community here, particularly for "Old Friends 4 Sale"!

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Honorio » Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:20 am

Moonbeam wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:38 pm
Awesome list, and great to see you dig so deep into Prince!
Thank you very much, Moonbeam! It has been a real pleasure to go through the whole discography of Prince. I did it (like I always do on these polls) on inverse chronological order, from the last song to the first. I used as a listening guide the exhaustive page Prince Vault (http://www.princevault.com/index.php?title=Main_Page).
And I haven't had enough yet! Right now I'm listening (also in reverse chronological order and guided by the same page) every Prince-related song on other artists discographies (Mavis Staples, Chaka Khan, Madhouse, etc). Right now I'm listening to "GCS2000" by Graham Central Station.
And the next step will be… listening to all the links you provided for the unreleased songs!
And I agree with those two recommendations, the original recordings were rawer and better...

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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Holden » Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:28 pm

Just wanted to let everyone know that these results are going to be a bit delayed with all of my efforts right now going into the All Time Albums Poll. But they will definitely be released eventually, but maybe not until November. Sorry about this!
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Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - September '20 - Prince!

Post by Fred » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:47 pm

Moonbeam's responsible for these findings of mine:

8. Automatic (the revival)
22. Purple Music
31. Neon Telephone
46. Old Friends 4 Sale
49. Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic

Prince like early Bowie really had som interresting non-album material.

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