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Prince - Gotta Stop (Messin' About) album mp3

Performer: Prince
Title: Gotta Stop (Messin' About)
Country: UK
Released: 1981
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 974
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Sittin' outside your door, about to break down Fourth time this week, somebody's come around Who's it gonna be tonight? Who's the lucky man? . Can't you see? All I want is a little time I've been playin' with my toy so much I'm gonna go blind Gotta stop, gotta gotta stop, messin' about You gotta stop, gotta, gotta stop, messin' about. Gotta stop, gotta gotta stop, messin' about You gotta stop, gotta, gotta stop, messin' about You gotta stop, gotta, gotta stop, messin' about, you do it too much You gotta stop, gotta, gotta stop, messin' about, stop. Submit lyrics correction →. 55k.

Outrageous black American star Prince makes his debut British appearance playing just one date at London's Lyceum on June 2n. "Although 21-year old Prince is only really known in Britain by the music business cognescenti, in America he is being hailed as the natural successor to such luminaries as Michael jackson, Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger.

Gotta Stop Messin' About" marked the first time Prince released non-album tracks, which, especially as B-sides, would become a prominent part of his career. The song is keyboard dominated, and the lyrics speak of a woman who's constantly "messin' about" with other men. The song contains familiar Prince themes of sexual frustration, masturbation and sexual metaphors. The track consists of two verses and multiple repeats of the chorus. 7. United States – Forty-eight of the fifty states and the federal district are contiguous and located in North America between Canada and Mexico. The U. S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean, the geography, climate and wildlife of the country are extremely diverse.

Gotta Stop (messin' About)" was the follow-up single in the UK to support Prince's third album, Dirty Mind. Surprisingly, the single was not an album track, though it was written at the same time, and possessed a similar sound. This was the first time Prince released a non-album track, and would start a long tradition of releasing them throughout the 1980s.

Gotta stop, gotta-gotta stop messin' about You know you gotta stop, gotta-gotta stop messin' about Ow! Uh-oh, yeah When I call you on the phone You act so unconcerned (I wanna) I want to get you all alone (ooh, baby) To show you what I've learned You won't give me the time of day You won't give me some time You won't give me anything God, you think you're too fine. The single was not an album track, though it was written at the same time, and possessed a similar sound. Gotta Stop Messin' About" marked the first time Prince released non-album tracks, which, especially as B-sides, would become a prominent part of his career.

Tracklist

A Gotta Stop (Messin' About) 2:54
B1 Uptown 5:30
B2 Head 4:38

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – WEA Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Published By – Ecnirp Music Inc.
  • Published By – Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
  • Mastered At – Strawberry Mastering

Credits

  • Producer, Written-By – Prince

Notes

Track B1 and B2: Taken from the album 'Dirty Mind' K56862

Publisher A+B1: Ecnirp Music Inc./BMI
Publisher B2: Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
℗ 1980 Warner Bros. Records Inc.
© 1981 A Warner Bros. Recording

Made in UK
Distributed by WEA Records Ltd.

Track times are not on release.
The catalog number (LV 47) is same on the issue showing Prince on the cover with red zebra stripes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): LV 47 A*
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): LV 47 B*
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched, Variant 1): W-10 LV 47 A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched, Variant 2): W-11 LV 47 A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): W-2 LV 47 B2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout both sides, stamped): STRAWBERRY

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
K17819, K 17819 Prince Gotta Stop (Messin' About) ‎(7", Single, RE) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records K17819, K 17819 UK 1981
SDC 43 Prince Gotta Stop (Messin' About) • Horny Toad ‎(7", Promo, Unofficial, Red) International RO SDC 43 France Unknown
PRO-A-937 Prince Gotta Stop (Messin' About) ‎(12", Promo) Warner Bros. Records PRO-A-937 US 1981
LCSA 812 Prince Gotta Stop (Messin' About) / Horny Toad ‎(7", Single, Unofficial) ICM LCSA 812 Europe Unknown
K 17819 Prince Gotta Stop (Messin' About) ‎(7", Single) Warner Bros. Records K 17819 UK 1981
Reviews (2)
Ndlaitha
anybody knows if it exist a japanese edition?maybe promo?i'm not totally sure but i saw a GREEN ZEBRAcover of this 12" single on a MILAN FAIR/ EXPOSITION.. someone could have appropriate info.?Please thanx

Levaq
I have never heard of any Japanese issue of this track. The record you saw was probably a bootleg like the French red vinyl 7"

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