Editors’ Notes Prince's 1979 self-titled LP lays the framework for his uncompromising style of pop-R&B. Its opening salvo, “I Wanna Be Your Lover,” is an extended synth-funk jam, with falsetto-sung lyrics that are blatant in their sexuality while toying with gender fluidity. “When We’re Dancing Close and Slow” and “Still Waiting" are like seedlings for his later slow-jam perfection. And in its original form here, "I Feel for You” (which Chaka Khan would make a hit in 1984) has a subdued, on-the-corner groove that's deceptively big and live-sounding, considering Prince played and recorded all these instruments himself.

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I Wanna Be Your Lover
1
5:47
 
Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?
2
3:50
 
Sexy Dancer
3
4:18
 
When We're Dancing Close and Slow
4
5:23
 
With You
5
4:00
 
Bambi
6
4:22
 
Still Waiting
7
4:15
 
I Feel for You
8
3:25
 
It's Gonna Be Lonely
9
5:27
 

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