Better With Time

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Better With Time

from the album MPLSound
Song details
Performer: Prince
First Released: 24 March 2009 - MPLSound album download
Album(s): MPLSound
Writer(s): Prince
Producer(s): Prince
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince.
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Better With Time is the seventh track on Prince’s 34th studio album MPLSound.

Recording dates and studio are unknown, but it is likely that the track was recorded between September 2008 and January 2009 at either Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota or 77 Beverly Park Ln. in Beverly Hills, California. According to an interview with Prince conducted by Ann Powers of the Los Angeles Times, the song was dedicated to actress Kristin Scott Thomas, who played Mary Sharon in Under The Cherry Moon.

Although it was not released as a commercial or promotional single, the song received some airplay and charted on various Billboard charts (see the Trivia section for details).

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
September 2008 - January 2009 Paisley Park Studios,
Chanhassen, MN, USA
77 Beverly Park Ln.,
Beverly Hills, CA, USA (unconfirmed)
Recording Personnel
  • Prince - all vocals and instruments

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Better With Time 4:54 MPLSound Studio

Additional Information

See also Trivia

  • Charts:
USA: Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart / 12 Sept. 2009 / Peak = 22 / Weeks = 11.
USA: Billboard’s Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart / 5 Sept. 2009 / Peak = 15 / Weeks = 1.
USA: Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart / Entry date unknown / Peak = 78 / Weeks = 6.
  • On some editions of the Lotusflow3r/MPLSound albums, Better With Time is wrongly listed as Better With Me.

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