Warner Bros. publish Prince’s fourth album : ‘Controversy’ featuring ‘Sexuality’ (1981)

Prince’s ‘Controversy’ is his fourth studio album rleased on October 14, 1981 by Warner Bros.

Track Listing : 1.Controversy (Prince) – 07:15 . 2.Sexuality (Prince) – 04:21 . 3.Do Me, Baby (André Cymone) – 07:43 . 4.Private Joy (Prince) – 04:29 . 5.Ronnie, Talk To Russia (Prince) – 01:58 . 6.Let’S Work (Prince) – 03:54 . 7.Annie Christian (Prince) – 04:22 . 8.Jack U Off (Prince) – 03:09

Musicians : Prince – All Instruments, Vocals . Lisa Coleman – Backing Vocals (On 1 – 5 – 8), Keyboards On(8) . Dr. Fink – Keyboards On(8) . Bobby Z. – Drums On(8)

Production : Produced By Prince . Mick Guzauski – Engineer . Bob Mockler – Engineer . Ross Pallone – Engineer

Recorded 1981 At Uptown, Sunset Sound, Hollywood Sound.

Released On October 14, 1981 By Warner Bros.


Controversy is almost Dirty Mind’s nicer but just as horny younger brother. With six excellent songsand two duds, it’s no wonder why Prince was as popular as he was in the golden 1980s. […]

Rolling Stone
On Controversy, that libertine proclaims unfettered sexuality as the fundamental condition of a new, more loving society than the bellicose, overtechnologized America of Ronald Reagan. […]

Cool Album Of The Day
I think it’s not only not controversial but often expected once again. Give a listen to some of the songs here such as “Do Me, Baby,” “Sexuality” and of course “Jack U Off.” “Do Me, Baby” was an incredibly soulful ballad that included some of Prince’s best vocal work. […]


Prince’s ‘Controversy’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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