The Black Album

Prince - The Black Album
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1994 Ratings: #186 / 387
User Score
Based on 54 ratings
1994 Ratings: #91
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November 22, 1994 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
Prince / Producer
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Le Grind 6.8πŸ’š
Cindy C 8.2πŸ’š
Dead On It 5.9πŸ’›
Qhen 2 R In Love 8.6πŸ’š
Bob George 6.2πŸ’š
Superfunkycalifragisexy 5.2πŸ’›
2 Nigs United 4 West Compton 7.6πŸ’š
Rockhard in A Funky Place 5.5πŸ’›

Nota Final:67πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š(Mediano)
The famed, infamous and legendary project that was traded out for "Lovesexy" last minute, the sexual frustration and bizarre, dark, jarring synth-funk found on "The Black Album" is nothing short of brilliant. Though distorted vocals, fragmented raps, thick horn loops and rich baselines, Prince produces some of his most frantic music to date, combining the off-beat party rock with organic funk and syth-infused swing. It isn't quite as realised as "Lovesexy", but ... read more
Bruh Moment.
One of the best albums that never was, along with the Beach Boys’ SMiLE (even though this was eventually released in its entirety). If this did come out in 1987 however, it would have been credited for paving the way for abstract funk. The Black Album is also further proof to me that Prince was at his creative apex in the beginning of the late 1980s.
Le Grind is one of his best but it falls apart after that
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Added on: September 14, 2014