Prince ‘s ‘Batman’ is his eleventh studio album (and also the soundtrack for the eponymous film) released on June 20, 1989 by Warner Bros.
Track Listing : 1.The Future (Prince) – 04:07 . 2.Electric Chair (Prince) – 04:08 . 3.The Arms Of Orion – (Prince, Sheena Easton) – 05:02 . 4.Partyman (Prince) – 03:11 . 5.Vicki Waiting (Prince) – 04:52 . 6.Trust (Prince) – 04:24 . 7.Lemon Crush (Prince) – 04:15 . 8.Scandalous (Prince, John L. Nelson) – 06:15 . 9.Batdance (Prince) – 06:13
Musicians : Prince – Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals (Background) . Sheena Easton – Vocals On (3) . Anna Fantastic – Vocals . Kim Basinger – Vocals . Michael Keaton – Vocals . Jack Nicholson – Vocals . Sounds Of Blackness – Choir/Chorus, Horn, Vocals (Background) . Atlanta Bliss – Choir/Chorus, Horn, Orchestra, Performer . Clare Fischer – Orchestra . Eric Leeds – Choir/Chorus, Horn, Orchestra
Production : Produced By Prince . Prince – Engineer . Femi Jiya – Engineer, Mastering, Mixing . Chris Lord-Alge – Mixing . Eddie Miller – Assistant Engineer, Mixing . David Friedlander – Assistant Engineer, Mixing . Heidi Hanschu – Assistant Engineer, Mixing . Chuck Zwicky – Assistant Engineer, Mixing . Howie Weinberg – Mastering
Package : Jeff Katz – Photography . Tom Recchion – Design
Recorded June 1988–March 1989.
Released On June 20, 1989 By Warner Bros.
In the context of so many non-essential Prince releases in the past 15 or so years, Batman‘s quality becomes far more apparent. The man may have been coasting, but he was still breathing rarefied air. […]
Hopefully, the general public didn’t see this as “Prince by the numbers” as it feels like that to true Prince Fans, as everyone knows he is way more capable of better material. Regardless, it got Prince out of debtand it gave him a boost in popularity once more. […]
waller not weller
For me Batman was the last great Prince album, both Diamonds and Pearls and the Symbol albums had their moments but never again did Prince release a classic. […]