Paisley Park Records

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Paisley Park Records

Overview

Prince's first record label, Paisley Park Records, a co-venture with Warner Bros. Records was founded in 1985 and debuted with the release of Around The World In A Day. The label shares its name with Prince's recording complex Paisley Park Studios and the song Paisley Park.

Artists who recorded for Paisley Park Records include The Time, Sheila E., The Family, Mavis Staples, George Clinton, Rosie Gaines, Carmen Electra, Jill Jones, Three O'Clock, Ingrid Chavez, Dale Bozzio, and Taja Sevelle. Paisley Park Records also released albums by Mazarati, Good Question, Madhouse, Eric Leeds, and Tony LeMans.

The label ceased business in February 1994, when Warner ended its distribution deal with Paisley Park Records, effectively closing the label.

Material Released on Paisley Park Records

Albums

Prince

1985
(25286)
1986
(25395)
1987
(25577)
1988
(25720)
1990
(27493)
1991
(25379)
1992
(45027)
1993
(45431)
1993
(45435)
1993
(45440)
Atwiad tb.jpg Parade tb.jpg Sott tb.jpg Lovesexy tb.jpg Graffitibridge tb.jpg Diamondsandpearls tb.jpg Symbol tb.jpg Hits1 tb.jpg Hits2 tb.jpg Hitsbsides tb.jpg
Around The World In A Day Parade Sign "☮" the Times Lovesexy Graffiti Bridge Diamonds and Pearls Symbolblue.png The Hits 1 The Hits 2 The Hits / The B-Sides

Associated Artists

1985
(25322)
1985
(25317)
1986
(25368)
1987
(25545)
1987
(25498)
1987
(25575)
1987
(25546)
1987
(25658)
1988
(25599)
1988
(25717)
Thefamily album.jpg Romance 1600 album tb.jpg Mazarati album.jpg 8 album.jpg Sheila E. album tb.jpg Jilljones album.jpg Tajasevellealbum.jpg 16 album.jpg Riot In English album tb.jpg Vermillion album.jpg
The Family

The Family

Sheila E.

Romance 1600

Mazarati

Mazarati

Madhouse

8

Sheila E.

Sheila E.

Jill Jones

Jill Jones

Taja Sevelle

Taja Sevelle1

Madhouse

16

Dale Bozzio

Riot In English

Three O'Clock

Vermillion1

1988
(25743)
1989
(25995)
1989
(25994)
1989
(25798)
1989
(29K2-1002)
1990
(27490)
1990
(TDCK-2003)
1991
(27499)
1991
(27497)
1991
(25879)
Good Question Album Artwork Tony LeMans Album Artwork The Cinderella Theory Album Artwork Timewaitsfornoone album.jpg Timethemotion album.jpg Pandemonium album.jpg Timethemotionlive.jpg Timessquared album.jpg Trueconfessions album.jpg May 19 1992 album tb.jpg
Good Question
Good Question
Tony LeMans
Tony LeMans1
George Clinton
The Cinderella Theory
Mavis Staples

Time Waits For No One

Kahoru Kohiruimaki

Time The Motion2
(Japan only)

The Time

Pandemonium1

Kahoru Kohiruimaki

Time The Motion Live2
(Japan only)

Eric Leeds

Times Squared

T.C. Ellis

True Confessions

Ingrid Chavez

May 19, 1992

1993
(25338)
1993
(25049)
1993
(25518)
1993
(45199)
Carmenelectra album.jpg Thevoice album.jpg Hey Man... Smell My Finger album tb.jpg Things Left Unsaid Album artwork
Carmen Electra

Carmen Electra

Mavis Staples

The Voice

George Clinton

Hey Man... Smell My Finger

Eric Leeds
Things Left Unsaid


1 Distributed by Reprise Records instead of Warner Bros. Records.
2 Distributed by Warner-Pioneer instead of Warner Bros. Records.

Singles

Prince

Associated Artists

Trivia

References