Released on October 8, 1980, ‘Dirty Mind’ is the third studio album by Prince.
Track Listing : 1.Dirty Mind (Prince, Dr. Fink) – 04:14 . 2.When You Were Mine (Prince) – 03:47 . 3.Do It All Night (Prince) – 03:42 . 4.Gotta Broken Heart Again (Prince) – 02:16 . 5.Uptown (Princeandré Cymone) – 05:32 . 6.Head (Prince) – 04:44 . 7.Sister (Prince) – 01:31 . 8.Partyup (Prince, Morris Day) – 04:24
Musicians : Prince – Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals . Dr. Fink – Synthesizer On (1 – 6) . Lisa Coleman – Keyboards, Sitar, Vocals On (6) . Wendy Melvoin – Guitar
Production : Produced By Prince . Jamie Starr – Engineer . Bernie Grundman – Mastering
Package : Allen Beaulieu – Photography
Recorded May–June 1980.
Released On October 8, 1980 By Warner Bros. Records.
Dirty Mind is a pop record of Rabelaisian achievement: entirely, ditheringly obsessed with the body, yet full of sentiments that please and provoke the mind. It may also be the most generous album about sex ever made by a man. […]
Memories Of Genius: 30 Years On Prince’s Dirty Mind Revisited Dirty Mind is a reminder that once upon a time, Prince saw music as a boundless, constraint-free orgy of creativity. Its final track ‘Partyup’ is a good-time freak out jam, with Prince extolling the merits of “revolutionary rock & roll”. Hold tight to the memory. […]
So what is the main preoccupation of Dirty Mind, if not the carnal? In this critic’s opinion, it’s a celebration of the possibilities of music itself: its effectiveness as a means of exploring one’s valuesand its ability to bring different kinds of people together. […]