Sexuality (Prince song)

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"Sexuality"
German 7" single
Single by Prince
from the album Controversy
B-side "Controversy" (DEU, Japan)
"I Wanna Be Your Lover" (AUS)
Released 1982
Format 7" single
12" single
Recorded Uptown, Sunset Sound, Hollywood Sound, 1981
Genre Pop, funk, new wave
Length 4:20
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Prince
Producer(s) Prince
Prince singles chronology
"Do Me, Baby"
(1982)
"1999"
(1982)
Prince (German) chronology
"Let's Work"
(1982)
"Sexuality"
(1982)
"1999"
(1982)

"Sexuality" is the second track on Prince's 1981 album, Controversy. The song was also released as a single in Germany, Japan and Australia.[1]

"Sexuality" is a fast-paced track, built around a synth bass line and drum machines. Much like "Controversy", a funky rhythm guitar is used throughout the song with brief stabs of rock thrown in. Similar to the song "Uptown", Prince describes a society free from prejudice as a "New Breed". The political number also takes jabs at tourists and the sensationalism of television.

Prince reused the "Sexuality" line "reproduction of a new breed/Stand up, organize" on the title track for his 2001 album, The Rainbow Children.

The B-side of the single was "Controversy" in Germany and Japan, while Australia paired it with "I Wanna Be Your Lover", from 1979's Prince.

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