The Morning Papers

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"The Morning Papers"
UK 7" single
Single by Prince
from the album Love Symbol
B-side "Live 4 Love"
"Love 2 the 9's" (UK CD)
Released April 3, 1993
Format 7" single
Cassette single
CD single
Recorded Paisley Park Studios, September 1991 to March 1992
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:57
Label Paisley Park/Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Prince
Producer(s) Prince
Prince singles chronology
"Damn U"
"The Morning Papers"
"Pink Cashmere"
Prince (UK) chronology
"The Morning Papers"

"The Morning Papers" is a song by Prince and The New Power Generation, from the 1992 Love Symbol album.[1] The B-side was "Live 4 Love", a track from Prince's previous album, Diamonds and Pearls. The UK CD single included "Love 2 the 9's", as well, also from the Love Symbol album.

Chart performance[edit]

"The Morning Papers" was a moderate success on all the charts on which it appeared. It peaked at #44 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #18 on the Top 40 Mainstream, #68 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, and #52 in the UK.


Chart (1992/1993) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 44
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 68
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Mainstream 18
UK Singles Chart 52