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Prince and the New Power Generation Diamonds and Pearls

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Prince's Biggest Album of the '90s Back in Print!

Prince arrived on the scene in the late-70s, and it didn't take long for him to upend the music world with his startling music and arresting demeanor. He rewrote the rulebook, forging a synthesis of black funk and white rock that served as a blueprint for cutting-edge music in the '80s. He made dance music that rocked and rock music that had a bristling, funky backbone.

From the beginning, Prince and his music were androgynous, sly, sexy and provocative. His colorful image and revolutionary music made him a figure comparable in paradigm-shifting impact to Little Richard, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and George Clinton.

In the early-90s, Prince assembled the backing band, the New Power Generation. They debuted on Diamonds and Pearls (1991), Prince's most accessible and hit-filled album since Purple Rain. Everything about it was elaborately conceived, including the holographic cover. The album returned Prince to radio with a string of funky, upbeat hits: "Gett Off" (No. 21), "Cream" (No. 1), "Diamonds and Pearls" (No. 3) and "Money Don't Matter 2 Night" (No. 23). It would turn out to be Prince's biggest album of the decade.

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LP1
1. Thunder
2. Daddy Pop
3. Diamonds And Pearls
4. Cream
5. Strollin'
6. Willing And Able
7. Gett Off

LP2
1. Walk Don't Walk
2. Jughead
3. Money Don't Matter 2 Nite
4. Push
5. Insatiable
6. Live 4 Love (Last Words From The Cockpit)

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