Album: Pandemonium

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Pandemonium

Pandemonium (Front Cover)

Album details


Released: 10 July 1990
Length: 65:28
Label(s): Reprise Records / Paisley Park Records
Studio(s): Paisley Park Studios, Flyte Tyme Productions Inc. Jungle Love Studios, Sunset Sound, The Skillet and The Time Studios

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
America
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard Pop Chart 28 Jul. 1990 18 16
USA: Billboard R&B Chart 4 Aug. 1990 9 22
U.K.: Gallup Top 40 Album Chart 28 Jul. 1990 66 1
Certifications
Institution, Country Date Certification
RIAA, USA 12 Oct. 1990 Gold (500,000)
Awards
This album has not received any awards in the USA

Singles released


Jerk Out
b/w Mo'Jerk Out
Jerkout single.jpg
Chocolate
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Chocolate single.jpg

See also


What Time Is It?
(album)
Ice Cream Castle
(album)
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Pandemonium is the fourth full-length studio album by The Time, and was released in conjunction with the band's appearance in the movie Graffiti Bridge.

The album was developed largely from an album started by just Prince and Morris Day (although using the name The Time), called Corporate World - see Corporate World for details.

The album contains 10 songs and 5 segues. Unlike the three previous albums, Pandemonium contained significant input from band members, and only five songs of the album were written, produced and largely performed by Prince (previous albums were almost entirely handled by Prince). He is also credited at the ASCAP as the author of four of the segues. On the album, all songs and segues were credited to The Time only.

Prince was also added as a writer on the copyright information for Pandemonium indicating that he was involved in this track to a lesser degree also.


Promotion

The album produced two commercially-available singles, Jerk Out and Chocolate, and The Time promoted the album heavily on TV and on tour. Pandemonium was also planned as a single, but was canceled and replaced by Chocolate.

Frictions in the band while performing together caused Jesse Johnson to be voted out of the band, however, and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis left to work on their production work, so promotion for the album ended in early 1991. Still, the album sold more than The Time's previous albums.

The album reached number 18 on the US Billboard Pop Chart, and number 9 on the Billboard R&B Chart.



Track listing
CD LP/MC

Details given for Prince-related tracks only:

  1. Dreamland (3:09) 2
  2. Pandemonium (4:12) 3
  3. Sexy Socialites (0:23) 2
  4. Jerk Out (7:12) 1
  5. Yount (0:22) 2
  6. Blondie
  7. Donald Trump (Black Version) (4:33) 2
  8. Chocolate (7:30) 2
  9. Cooking Class (0:43) 2
  10. Skillet
  11. It's Your World
  12. Sometimes I Get Lonely
  13. Data Bank (5:35) 2
  14. My Summertime Thang (6:50) 2
  15. Pretty Little Women
  • Side 1:
  1. Dreamland (3:09) 2
  2. Pandemonium (4:12) 3
  3. Sexy Socialites (0:23) 2
  4. Jerk Out (7:12) 1
  5. Yount (0:22) 2
  6. Blondie
  7. Donald Trump (Black Version) (4:33) 2
  8. Chocolate (7:30) 2
  • Side 2:
  1. Cooking Class (0:43) 2
  2. Skillet
  3. It's Your World
  4. Sometimes I Get Lonely
  5. Data Bank (5:35) 2
  6. My Summertime Thang (6:50) 2
  7. Pretty Little Women


1 Written by Prince, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis and Morris Day (credited to The Time)
2Written by Prince (credited to The Time) 3 Written by Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis and Jesse Johnson and Prince (credited to The Time)



Personnel
Musicians


Production


Thanks



Releases
LP, CD, Cassettes and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

This section is under construction

Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

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Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Trivia

  • The Graffiti Bridge movie acted as promotion for the album.
  • The Time performed on a variety of TV shows to promote the album, and toured in 1990-1.

References
Privatewatersinthegreatdivide album.jpg 1990
Private Waters In The Great Divide
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Time The Motion Live
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