For You (Prince album)

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For You
Prince ForYou.jpg
Studio album by Prince
Released April 7, 1978 (1978-04-07)
Recorded October–December 1977
Studio Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Genre
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[3]
Robert Christgau (B-)[2]
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 American musician 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
1. "Baby"   3:09
2. "My Love Is Forever"   4:09
3. "So Blue"   4:26
4. "I'm Yours"   5:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Prince - all vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, Orr bass, bass synth, singing bass, Fuzz bass, Fender Rhodes electric piano, acoustic piano, Mini-Moog, Poly-Moog, Arp String Ensemble, Arp Pro Soloist, Oberheim 4-voice, clavinet, drums, syndrums, water drums, slapsticks, bongos, congas, finger cymbals, wind chimes, orchestral bells, woodblocks, brush trap, tree bell, hand claps, finger snaps

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Prince: For You > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-09-15.
  2. ^ a b Christgau, Robert. "Prince". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  3. ^ Blender review[dead link]
  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

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