The album is a comprehensive three- disc set consisting of many of his hit singles and fan favorites. Discs one and two Crawl - Entombed - Clandestine released separately, under the titles The Hits 1 and The Hits 2 respectively, but The B-Sides disc could Its A Mans World - Patricia Kaas - Je Te Dis Vous be obtained by purchasing the full set.
The separate Hits discs and the full set were all released on the same day. Exceptions to this were " Alphabet St. This compilation marks the first time the single version of " Kiss " was made available on CD. Among the previously unreleased material was the rare live version of " 4 the Tears in Your Eyes ", only previously released in a TV broadcast for the Live Aid concerts. The other four new tracks were outtakes. The oldest track was "Power Fantastic", a moody ballad once considered for the Dream Factory project of Another ballad, "Pink Cashmere", was broadcast before some of the Lovesexy World Tour shows, dating it back to originally for his abandoned Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?
- Prince - The Hits / The B-Sides Un2 the Joy Fantastic project. Live jams of "Peach" often extended into the title track of Chaos and Disorder. While Prince had very little interest in the project, he insisted that his longtime manager Alan Leeds write the liner notes instead of Rolling Stone journalist Neal Karlen.
According to Prince biographer Per Nilsen, the record company paid Prince to not get involved with the making of this compilation. In the United States the album debuted at number 19 on the Billboard the week of October 2, with more than 87, copies sold combining the two abbreviated versions, Hits 1 and Hits 2 ; the last two debuted at numbers 46 and 55, respectively, the same week.
The week following Prince's death, the album sold 40, equivalent copies 24, in pure album sales thus allowing the album to re-enter the Billboard at number 6. As of April Hits 1 has sold 1, copies and Hits 2 sold 1, units according to Nielsen SoundScanOne-Sided Love Affair - Elvis Presley - The Collection, they sold over 3, copies in the United States.
In the United Kingdom the album debuted and peaked at number four the week of September 25,the next week it fell off to number twelve and remained on the chart for 18 weeks. All songs performed by Princeexcept where noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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