For You (Prince album)

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For You
Studio album by Prince
Released April 7, 1978
Recorded October – December 1977 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Genre R&B, funk, disco
Length 33:11
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Prince
Prince chronology
For You
(1978)
Prince
(1979)
Singles from For You
  1. "Soft and Wet"
    Released: June 7, 1978
  2. "Just as Long as We're Together"
    Released: November 21, 1978
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Blender 2/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau (B-)[3]
Entertainment Weekly (B-)[4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars[5]
Yahoo! Music (favorable)[6]

For You is the debut studio album by Prince, released on April 7, 1978.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Prince, except where noted. 

Side One
No. Title Length
1. "For You"   1:06
2. "In Love"   3:38
3. "Soft and Wet" (Prince, Chris Moon) 3:01
4. "Crazy You"   2:17
5. "Just as Long as We're Together"   6:24
The Other Side [7]
No. Title Length
6. "Baby"   3:09
7. "My Love Is Forever" (Prince, Chris Moon) 4:09
8. "So Blue"   4:26
9. "I'm Yours"   5:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Patrice Rushen - synthesizer (on "Baby")
  • Charles Veal - string arrangement ("Baby")
  • Bane - big guy ("For You")
  • Vocals and all other instruments performed by Prince.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Prince: For You > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-09-15.
  2. ^ Blender review[dead link]
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Prince". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  4. ^ Browne, David (September 21, 1990). "Purple Products". Entertainment Weekly (#32). ISSN 1049-0434. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  5. ^ Hoard, Christian David; Brackett, Nathan (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4, revised ed.). Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-7432-0169-8. 
  6. ^ Clay, Jennifer (January 1, 1982). "For You". Archived from the original on 2010-07-22. 
  7. ^ http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=1293426
  8. ^ http://princevault.com/index.php/Album:_For_You