Prince’s ‘Graffiti Bridge’

Prince’s ‘Graffiti Bridge’ is his twelfth studio album (and the soundtrack to the eponym film) released on August 20, 1990 by Paisley Park, Warner Bros.

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Track listing : 1.Can’t Stop This Feeling I Got (Prince) – 04:24 . 2.New Power Generation (Prince) – 03:39 . 3.Release It (Prince,Levi Seacer, Jr.) – 03:54 . [Sample from “Squib Cakes” (1974) by Tower of Power] . 4.The Question of U (Prince) – 03:59 . 5.Elephants & Flowers (Prince) – 03:54 . 6.Round and Round (Prince) – 03:55 . 7.We Can Funk (Prince) – 05:28 . 8.Joy in Repetition (Prince) – 04:53 . 9.Love Machine (Prince, Levi Seacer, Jr., Morris Day) – 03:34 . 10.Tick, Tick, Bang (Prince) – 03:31 . 11.Shake! (Prince) – 04:01 . 12.Thieves in the Temple (Prince) – 03:19 . [Sample from “I Can’t Stand It” (1967) by the Chambers Brothers] . 13.The Latest Fashion (Prince) – 04:02 . 14.Melody Cool (Prince) – 03:39 . 15.Still Would Stand All Time (Prince) – 05:23 . 16.Graffiti Bridge (Prince) – 03:51 . 17.New Power Generation (Pt. II) (Prince) – 02:57 .

Musicians : Prince – vocals and instruments . The Time – on (3 – 9 – 11 – 13) . Morris Day – drums on (2 – 17), lead vocals on (3 – 11), co-lead vocals on (9 – 13) . Joseph “Amp” Fiddler – additional keyboards and backing vocals on (7) . Boni Boyer – organ and background vocals on (16) . Levi Seacer, Jr. – bass and backing vocals on (16) . Sheila E. – drums and background vocals on (16) . Candy Dulfer – saxophone on (3 – 9 – 13) . Eric Leeds – saxophone on (7) . Atlanta Bliss – trumpet on (7) . Tevin Campbell – lead vocals on (6), backing vocals on (16 – 17) . George Clinton – co-lead vocals on (7) . Elisa Fiorillo – co-lead vocals on (9) . Mavis Staples – lead vocals on (14), backing vocals on (16 – 17) . Rosie Gaines – backing vocals on (2) . T.C. Ellis – rap on (17) . Lester Chambers – Harmonica on (12) (sampled) . David Garibaldi – Drums on (3) (sampled) .

Production Produced by Prince . Tom Garneau – Engineer, Mixing Engineer, .

Recorded 1983–1990 at multiple locations .

Released on August 20, 1990 by Paisley Park, Warner Bros.

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Sputnikmusic.com
I felt as though this album needed a full detailed review to understand it’s beautifuland equally ugly moments. It’s very strange how this album holds some of Prince’s best material everand some of his absolute worst. […]

Rolling Stone
By the very promiscuity of these bold strategies, he has inseminated the whole of pop. With Graffiti Bridge and its firm coalescence of his styles and concerns, Prince reasserts his originality — and does it with the ease of a conqueror. […]

Robert Christgau
Looking suitably Christlike in his long process and weird new beard, Prince has refined his baroque eroticism–although he never gets down with the angel, this is his sexiest film. And Day’s band, the Time, reunited for this occasion, are cracker than ever. […]

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