180g vinyl pressed at rti with lacquers cut by bernie grundman mastering - each release includes duplicated original packaging. on this 1980 tour de force, prince produced the template for most of his '80s albums: a mixture of lust and longing, synth pop combined with gut bucket rock and roll. although this was his third album, 'dirty mind' was the one that truly established "when you were mine", which still ranks as one of his best songs, ever. the gender and race bending 'dirty mind' was nasty and freaky - and you could dance to it. still can. essential.
- Genre R'n'B