Graffiti Bridge

Graffiti Bridge

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by Prince
     
 

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Prince was shooting for the top of the charts with Graffiti Bridge, and he missed. The movie was a disaster, causing the soundtrack to sell very poorly. Despite its poor showing, Graffiti Bridge is not a bad album; in fact, it's often very good. Prince wrote all of the songs, but only performed a little over half the tracks,

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Prince was shooting for the top of the charts with Graffiti Bridge, and he missed. The movie was a disaster, causing the soundtrack to sell very poorly. Despite its poor showing, Graffiti Bridge is not a bad album; in fact, it's often very good. Prince wrote all of the songs, but only performed a little over half the tracks, leaving the rest for The Time, Mavis Staples, and Tevin Campbell. With the exception of The Time's slamming "Release It" and Campbell's "Round and Round," the best songs are the ones Prince performed himself. The George Clinton collaboration "We Can Funk," the psycho-blues of "The Question of U," the sinewy single "Thieves in the Temple," and the pop
ock of "Can't Stop This Feeling I Got," "Tick, Tick, Bang," and "Elephants & Flowers" make Graffiti Bridge a thoroughly enjoyable listen.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/13/1990
Label:
Warner Bros / Wea
UPC:
0075992749329
catalogNumber:
27493
Rank:
833

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Tracks

  1. Can't Stop This Feeling I Got
  2. New Power Generation
  3. Release It
  4. The Question of U
  5. Elephants and Flowers
  6. Round and Round
  7. We Can Funk
  8. Joy In Repetition
  9. Love Machine
  10. Tick, Tick, Bang
  11. Shake!
  12. Thieves In The Temple
  13. The Latest Fashion
  14. Melody Cool
  15. Still Would Stand All Time
  16. Graffiti Bridge
  17. New Power Generation, Pt. 2

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Prince   Primary Artist,Bass,Guitar,Drums,Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals,Multi Instruments
T.C. Ellis   Track Performer
Morris Day   Drums,Vocals
Time   Track Performer
Candy Dulfer   Saxophone
Eric Leeds   Saxophone
Tevin Campbell   Track Performer
Atlanta Bliss   Trumpet
Jerome Benton   Background Vocals
Bonnie Boyer   Hammond Organ,Background Vocals
George Clinton   Track Performer
Sandra Dance   Background Vocals
Sheila E.   Drums,Background Vocals
Rosie Gaines   Background Vocals
Tom Garneau   Background Vocals
Pat Lewis   Background Vocals
William Payne   Background Vocals
Levi Seacer   Bass,Background Vocals
Garry Shider   Background Vocals
Mavis Staples   Track Performer
Belita Woods   Background Vocals
New Power Generation   Chant
Steve Boyd   Background Vocals
Jana Anderson   Background Vocals
Tracey Lewis   Background Vocals
Robin Power   Track Performer
Amp Fiddler   Keyboards,Background Vocals
Mike Harris   Background Vocals
Steeles   Background Vocals,Track Performer

Technical Credits

T.C. Ellis   Contributor
Prince   Producer
Time   Producer
Tevin Campbell   Contributor
Tom Garneau   Engineer
Levi Seacer   Producer
Mavis Staples   Contributor
Robin Power   Contributor

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Graffiti Bridge 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The movie was terrible, but the soundtrack is awesome! My favorite songs on here are "Round And Round", "Thieves In The Temple", "Melody Cool" and "Release It". Awesome songs!