Prince’s ‘Parade: Music from the Motion Picture Under the Cherry Moon’

Prince’s ‘Parade: Music from the Motion Picture Under the Cherry Moon’ is his eighth studio albumrecorded with The Revolution and released on March 31, 1986 by Paisley Park.

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Track Listing : 1.Christopher Tracy’S Parade (Prince, John L. Nelson) – 02:11 . 2.New Position (Prince) – 02:20 . 3.I Wonder U (Prince) – 01:39 . 4.Under The Cherry Moon (Prince, John L. Nelson) – 02:57 . 5.Girls & Boys (Prince) – 05:29 . 6.Life Can Be So Nice (Prince) – 03:13 . 7.Venus De Milo (Prince) – 01:55 . 8.Mountains (Prince, Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman) – 03:57 . 9.Do U Lie? (Prince) – 02:44 . 10.Kiss (Prince, David Z) – 03:37 . 11.Anotherloverholenyohead (Prince) – 04:00 . 12.Sometimes It Snows In April (Prince, Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman) – 06:48

Musicians : Prince – Vocals, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Multi Instruments . Lisa Coleman – Backing Vocals On (1 – 2 – 3 – 6), Keyboards And Vocals On (5 – 8 – 11 – 12) . Wendy Melvoin – Backing Vocals On (1 – 2 – 6), Lead Vocals On (3), Guitar And Vocals On (5 – 8 – 11 – 12) . Dr. Fink – Keyboards On (5 – 8 – 11) . Brown Mark – Bass On (5 – 8 – 11) . Bobby Z. – Drums And Percussion On (5 – 8 – 11) . Sheila E. – Backing Vocals On (5), Cowbells On (6), Drums On (7) . Eric Leeds – Saxophone On (5 – 8) . Atlanta Bliss – Trumpet On (5 – 8) . Miko Weaver – Rhythm Guitar On (8) . Jonathan Melvoin – Drums On (9) . Susannah Melvoin – Backing Vocals On (1 – 5 – 11) . Marie France – Vocals On (5) . Sandra Francisco – Vocals On (9) . Mazarati – Lead Guitar On (10) . Craig Powell – Rhythm Guitar On (10) . Tony Christian – Keyboards On (10) . Marr Star – Drums On (10) . Aaron Keith – Drums On (10) . Kevin Patrick – Backing Vocals On (10) . Clare Fischer – Orchestra Arrangements

Production : Produced By Prince . David Z. – Arranger, Engineer . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Coke Johnson – Engineer . David Leonard – Engineer . Peggy Mac – Engineer . David Tickle – Engineer

Package : Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff – Art Direction . Jeff Katz – Photography . Laura Lipuma – Art Direction

Recorded 1985.

Released On March 31, 1986 By Paisley Park.

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PopMatters
A large part of what I love about Prince is his ability to take his influences and synthesize them into a whole that suits his fancy. So it’s not so much that he brings a new dish to the table. It’s more that he explores new ways to enjoy what’s already there. […]

BBC
Not quite a classic Prince album, but Kiss is a minimalist masterpieceRepresenting Prince’s first use of a full orchestraand set to a narrative that makes for a very coherent listening experience, Parade does point the way towards the ambition of the man’s next long-play set, the peerless Sign o’ the Times. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
While the casual Prince fan might steer away from this album due to its overall uncommercial sound to it, its fruits really bear with repeated listens. It’s no secret people’s favorite albums aren’t the ones they love right off the bat. […]

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