Prince releases his seventh album : ‘Around the World in a Day’ featuring ‘Raspberry Beret’ (1985)

Prince’s ‘Around the World in a Day’ feat. “Raspberry Beret” is his seventh studio album recorded with The Revolution and released on April 22, 1985 by Paisley Park.

Track Listing : 1.Around The World In A Day (Prince, John L. Nelson, David Coleman) – 03:28 . 2.Paisley Park (Prince) – 04:42 . 3.Condition Of The Heart (Prince) – 06:48 . 4.Raspberry Beret (Prince) – 03:33 . 5.Tamborine (Prince) – 02:47 . 6.America (Prince And The Revolution) – 03:42 . 7.Pop Life (Prince) – 03:43 . 8.The Ladder (Prince, John L. Nelson) – 05:29 . 9.Temptation (Prince) – 08:18

Musicians : Prince – Vocals And Instruments . David Coleman – Cello, Oud, Fingercymbals, Darbuka And Background Vocals On (1), Cello On (4 – 8) . Jonathan Melvoin – Tamborine And Background Vocals On (1 – 7) . Wendy Melvoin – Background Vocals On (1 – 2 – 4), Guitars And Background Vocals On (6 – 7 – 8) . Lisa Coleman – Background Vocals On (1 – 2 – 4), Keyboards And Background Vocals On (6 – 7 – 8) . Susannah Melvoin – Background Vocals On (1 – 4 – 8) . Novi Novog – Violin On (2 – 4) . Bobby Z. – Drums And Percussion On (6 – 7 – 8) . Brown Mark – Bass Guitar And Background Vocals On (6 – 7 – 8) . Dr. Fink – Keyboards On (6 – 7 – 8) . Brad Marsh – Tamborine On (6) . Sheila E. – Drums On (7) . Eddie M. – Saxophone On (8 – 9) . Suzie Katayama – Cello On (4 – 8) . Sid Page – Violin On (8) . Marcy Dicterow-Vaj – Violin On (8) . Denyse Buffum – Viola On (8) . Laury Woods – Viola On (8) . Tim Barr – Stand-Up Bass On (8) . Annette Atkinson – Stand-Up Bass On (8) . Taja Sevelle – Background Vocals On (8) . Prince & The Revolution – Band

Production : Produced By Prince & The Revolution David Leonard – Engineer . Peggy Mac – Engineer . Susan Rogers – Engineer . David Tickle – Engineer

Recorded January–December 1984 At Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse (Eden Prairie, Minnesota); Sunset Sound (Hollywood, California); Mobile Audio Studio (Outside St. Paul Civic Center Arena, St. Paul, Minnesota And Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse, Eden Prairie, Minnesota); Capitol Studios(Los Angeles, California).

Released On April 22, 1985 By Paisley Park.

Package : Doug Henders – Cover . Laura LiPuma – Design . Dan Chapman – Illustration . Nancy Bundt – Photography .

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Sputnikmusic.com
Leave your thoughts at the door. Some called this album commercial suicide due to it being the follow-up to Purple Rain. Most call it brilliant. You decide. […]

Stylus
Of course, change is the proper way of the extraordinarily talented artist. The public that clamored for another Purple Rain are kindred spirits of the hip-hop masses that somehow weren’t bothered when DMX released three identical records in three years; the Prince enthusiasts who own The Black Album but not ATWIAD are just fools. Paisley Park forever. […]

princereviews.com
ATWIAD draws you inand if you make it through, you dive further into the next classic “Paisley Park”. It’s hard not to like PP because it has a Beatlish aura to it. Almost trippy, but it essentially a social commentary with a childlike innocence to it, but a thunderous guitar rhythm and thumping drum beat. […]

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