Prince - Batman
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 41 ratings
1989 Ratings: #48
June 20, 1989 / Release Date
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Warner Bros. / Label
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Although our little Prince didn't try that much to support Batman with some new, funky weapons, their fictitious coexistence is extremely profitable.
A not so interesting and quite forgettable soundtrack, with the best moments gathered mainly on the second half. Trust, Lemon Crash and Scandalous are nice little efforts, but that is pretty much it. The only song that truly captured my attention was the poppy Vicki Waiting.
One of the best Prince albums. Only Prince could put a songs like The Arms Of Orion and Electric Chair on one album and that album would be a soundtrack to a Batman movie. There's a great concept that every song(except Batdance) credited to a certain character in film. Very strong and catchy hooks all across this record in both ballads and funky songs. The worst song on the whole album is definitely Batdance. It's a mess and feels more like some instrumentals with dialogs and remixes of some ... read more
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Track List

  1. The Future
  2. Electric Chair
  3. The Arms of Orion (with Sheena Easton)
  4. Partyman
  5. Vicki Waiting
  6. Trust
  7. Lemon Crush
  8. Scandalous!
  9. Batdance 
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Added on: August 24, 2013