One Nite Alone...

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One Nite Alone...
Studio album by Prince
Released May 14, 2002
Recorded 2000-2002
Genre Pop, funk, smooth jazz, R&B, Quiet storm
Length 35:01
Label NPG
Producer Prince
Prince chronology
The Rainbow Children
(2001)
One Nite Alone...
(2002)
One Nite Alone... Live!
(2002)
This article is about the studio album. For the live album, see One Nite Alone... Live!. For the tour, see One Nite Alone... Tour.

One Nite Alone... is the twenty-second studio album by Prince, released in 2002. It features him singing and accompanying himself on piano, making only occasional use of other instruments. It includes a cover of the Joni Mitchell classic, "A Case of You", retitled "A Case of U". Mitchell receives special thanks in the liner notes. One song that caused some controversy amongst fans[citation needed] is "Avalanche", which describes Abraham Lincoln as a racist.

One Nite Alone... was released online through the NPG Music Club and was never available in stores. Many fans have only heard the album through MP3 file-sharing, and original CD copies are quite rare.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "One Nite Alone..." – 3:37
  2. "U're Gonna C Me" – 5:16
  3. "Here On Earth" – 3:23
  4. "A Case of U" – 3:39
  5. "Have a Heart" – 2:04
  6. "Objects In the Mirror" – 3:27
  7. "Avalanche" – 4:24
  8. "Pearls B4 the Swine" – 3:01
  9. "Young & Beautiful" – 2:44
  10. "Arboretum" (instrumental) – 3:26

Credits[edit]

  • Prince: all vocals and instruments except where noted
  • John Blackwell: drums on tracks 3 and 4
  • Ambient singing: Prince's doves, Divinity and Majesty[1]

Notes[edit]

  • "One Nite Alone", "U're Gonna C Me", "Here on Earth", "A Case of U", and "Pearls B4 the Swine" were initially released through the NPG Music Club in 2001
  • "U're Gonna C Me" was re-recorded with new instrumentation for MPLSound.
  • "A Case of U" is dedicated to the memory of John L. Nelson, Prince's father.

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