Sign 'o' the Times, Prince - He'd fired his band, and his latest movie had flopped; just three years after Purple Rain, Prince was in the market for a comeback. So he recorded one of the great albums of the Eighties. Times is best known for the apocalyptic title track, the brontosaurus funk of "Housequake" and the gorgeous "If I Was Your Girlfriend." "I hate the word experiment," Prince said. "It sounds like something you didn't finish." Here, he finished.
Prince – Black Album (Thought to be the most bootlegged album of all-time. Black Album was pulled from distribution at the last minute by Prince because he felt it was too dark. Never officially released until the mid 1990's but only on CD and very limited promo vinyl copies, this was never released commercially in the US on #vinyl.)