I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER
Prince's debut album 'For You' was released in 1978. He broke through the following year with follow-up LP 'Prince'. It contained his first chart hit "I Wanna Be Your Lover". The rising new talent wrote, produced and arranged the album. He played all of the instruments on the single which spent 2 weeks atop the Soul Chart and made #11 on Billboard's Hot 100.
I COULD NEVER TAKE THE PLACE OF YOUR MAN
An American Top 10 single lifted off the 1987 'Sign O' The Times' album, "I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man" again features Prince on all vocals and instruments.
One of the new tracks added to a 1993 compilation album, "Peach" features moans performed by actress Kim Basinger in the film 'Batman'.
This year, Prince would have turned 60 years of age. Caffé Latté marks the occasion with a countdown of the prolific artist’s 60 best recordings, one for every year since his birth in Minneapolis on June 7, 1958.
DIAMONDS AND PEARLS
The title track from the 'Diamonds And Pearls' album was the 4th single to be released. Rosie Gaines joined Prince on vocals. Shiela E. contributed synth drum fills. In America, the disc reached #1 Soul and #3 Pop.
A single with the chorus "you sexy motherfucker" was always going to struggle for radio airplay, nevertheless it did make the Top 5 on the British, Australian and some European charts. It was a track on the 1992 'Love Symbol' album.