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|single name            = Diamonds And Pearls
 
|single name            = Diamonds And Pearls
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|single image             = [[Image:Diamondsandpearls single.jpg]]
|date                  = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/November 25|25 November, 1991]] (US and UK releases)
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|date                  = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/November 25|25 November 1991]] (US and UK releases)
 
|album                  = [[Album: Diamonds And Pearls|Diamonds And Pearls]]
 
|album                  = [[Album: Diamonds And Pearls|Diamonds And Pearls]]
 
|label                  = [[Paisley Park Records]] / [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Bros._Records Warner Bros.]
 
|label                  = [[Paisley Park Records]] / [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Bros._Records Warner Bros.]
 
|tracks                = [[Cream]] (N.P.G. Mix) (6:16)<br>
 
|tracks                = [[Cream]] (N.P.G. Mix) (6:16)<br>
 
[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit) (4:20)<br>
 
[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit) (4:20)<br>
X-cerpts From The Songs: [[Thunder]], [[Daddy Pop]], [[Strollin']], [[Jughead]], [[Money Don't Matter 2 Night]], [[Push]], [[Live 4 Love]] (5:04)<br>
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X-cerpts From The Songs: [[Thunder]], [[Daddy Pop]], [[Strollin’]], [[Jughead]], [[Money Don’t Matter 2 Night]], [[Push]], [[Live 4 Love]] (5:04)<br>
 
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|previous single link  = [[Single: Insatiable|Insatiable]]
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|introduction          = <b>Diamonds And Pearls</b> was the fourth single to be released from [[Prince]]'s 13th album [[Album: Diamonds And Pearls|Diamonds And Pearls]], the first album to be credited to [[Prince and the New Power Generation]]. It was the fourth single to be credited to [[Prince and the New Power Generation]].  
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|introduction          = <b>Diamonds And Pearls</b> was the fourth single to be released from [[Prince]]’s 13th album [[Album: Diamonds And Pearls|Diamonds And Pearls]], the first album to be credited to [[Prince and the New Power Generation]]. It was the fourth single to be credited to [[Prince and the New Power Generation]].  
  
Unusually, the b-side was a sampler of the album tracks not yet released as singles, called "X-cerpts From The Songs: [[Thunder]], [[Daddy Pop]], [[Strollin']], [[Jughead]], [[Money Don't Matter 2 Night]], [[Push]], [[Live 4 Love]]". The UK version of the single contained tracks from the [[Single: Cream|Cream]] maxi-single, which had not been released there.  
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Unusually, the b-side was a sampler of the album tracks not yet released as singles, called "X-cerpts From The Songs: [[Thunder]], [[Daddy Pop]], [[Strollin’]], [[Jughead]], [[Money Don’t Matter 2 Night]], [[Push]], [[Live 4 Love]]". The UK version of the single contained tracks from the [[Single: Cream|Cream]] maxi-single, which had not been released there.  
  
 
The version of [[Cream]] (N.P.G. Mix) included on some versions of the single included all three of the telephone call segues included on various tracks on the [[Single: Cream|Cream]] maxi-single, while the musical content was identical to the version included on that single, which included only one of the segues.
 
The version of [[Cream]] (N.P.G. Mix) included on some versions of the single included all three of the telephone call segues included on various tracks on the [[Single: Cream|Cream]] maxi-single, while the musical content was identical to the version included on that single, which included only one of the segues.
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A. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit)</b> (4:20) <br>
 
A. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit)</b> (4:20) <br>
B. <b>X-cerpts From The Songs: [[Thunder]], [[Daddy Pop]], [[Strollin']], [[Jughead]], [[Money Don't Matter 2 Night]], [[Push]], [[Live 4 Love]]</b> (5:04)<br>  
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B. <b>X-cerpts From The Songs: [[Thunder]], [[Daddy Pop]], [[Strollin’]], [[Jughead]], [[Money Don’t Matter 2 Night]], [[Push]], [[Live 4 Love]]</b> (5:04)<br>  
 
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A. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (LP Version)</b> (4:45)<br>  
 
A. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (LP Version)</b> (4:45)<br>  
B. <b>[[Q In Doubt]]</b> (4:00)<br>
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B. <b>[[Do Your Dance|Q In Doubt]]</b> (4:00)<br>
 
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A1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (LP Version)</b> (4:45) <br>
 
A1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (LP Version)</b> (4:45) <br>
A2. <b>[[Housebangers]]</b> (4:23) <br>
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A2. <b>[[Do Your Dance|Housebangers]]</b> (4:23) <br>
 
B1. <b>[[Cream]] (N.P.G. Mix)</b> (6:16)<br>  
 
B1. <b>[[Cream]] (N.P.G. Mix)</b> (6:16)<br>  
 
B2. <b>[[Things Have Gotta Change (Tony M. Rap)]]</b> (3:57)<br>  
 
B2. <b>[[Things Have Gotta Change (Tony M. Rap)]]</b> (3:57)<br>  
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<big><div style="color:#ab3e00">12" 2007 Reissue</div></big><br>
 
<big><div style="color:#ab3e00">12" 2007 Reissue</div></big><br>
 
A1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (LP Version)</b> (4:45) <br>
 
A1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (LP Version)</b> (4:45) <br>
A2. <b>[[Housebangers]]</b> (4:23) <br>
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A2. <b>[[Do Your Dance|Housebangers]]</b> (4:23) <br>
 
B1. <b>[[Cream]] (N.P.G. Mix)</b> (6:16)<br>  
 
B1. <b>[[Cream]] (N.P.G. Mix)</b> (6:16)<br>  
 
B2. <b>[[Things Have Gotta Change (Tony M. Rap)]]</b> (3:57)<br>  
 
B2. <b>[[Things Have Gotta Change (Tony M. Rap)]]</b> (3:57)<br>  
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|format3                = 7" Promo  
 
|format3                = 7" Promo  
|7 inches                = <small>(MX: PRO 622) </small>
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A. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] </b> (4:43) <br>
 
A. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] </b> (4:43) <br>
 
B. <b>[[Insatiable]]</b> (6:37) <br>
 
B. <b>[[Insatiable]]</b> (6:37) <br>
 
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<big><div style="color:#ab3e00">CD</div></big><br>
 
<big><div style="color:#ab3e00">CD</div></big><br>
*<small>(UK: W0075CDX, DE: 9362-40323-2) </small>
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*<small>(UK: W0075CDX, DE: 9362-40323-2) </small><br>
 
1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (LP Version)</b> (4:45) <br>  
 
1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (LP Version)</b> (4:45) <br>  
 
2. <b>[[2 The Wire (Creamy Instrumental)]]</b> (3:13)<br>
 
2. <b>[[2 The Wire (Creamy Instrumental)]]</b> (3:13)<br>
3. <b>[[Do Your Dance (KC's Remix)]]</b> (5:58)<br>
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3. <b>[[Do Your Dance|Do Your Dance (KC’s Remix)]]</b> (5:58)<br>
 
<br>
 
<br>
*<small>(JAP: WPDP-6290)</small>
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*<small>(JAP: WPDP-6290)</small><br>
 
1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit)</b> (4:20) <br>
 
1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit)</b> (4:20) <br>
2. <b>X-cerpts From The Songs: [[Thunder]], [[Daddy Pop]], [[Strollin']], [[Jughead]], [[Money Don't Matter 2 Night]], [[Push]], [[Live 4 Love]]</b> (5:04)<br>
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2. <b>X-cerpts From The Songs: [[Thunder]], [[Daddy Pop]], [[Strollin’]], [[Jughead]], [[Money Don’t Matter 2 Night]], [[Push]], [[Live 4 Love]]</b> (5:04)<br>
 
|format4                = 12" Promo
 
|format4                = 12" Promo
|12 inches              =<small>(US: PRO-A-5148)</small>
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|12 inches              =*<small>(US: PRO-A-5148)</small><br>
 
A. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit)</b> (4:20) <br>
 
A. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit)</b> (4:20) <br>
 
B. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Album Version)</b> (4:45) <br>  
 
B. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Album Version)</b> (4:45) <br>  
 
<br>
 
<br>
 
<big><div style="color:#ab3e00">CD Promo</div></big><br>
 
<big><div style="color:#ab3e00">CD Promo</div></big><br>
*<small>(US: PRO-CD-5148)</small>
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*<small>(US: PRO-CD-5148)</small><br>
 
1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit)</b> (4:20) <br>
 
1. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Edit)</b> (4:20) <br>
 
2. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Album Version)</b> (4:45) <br>
 
2. <b>[[Diamonds And Pearls]] (Album Version)</b> (4:45) <br>
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|item2  = [[Sheet Music: Diamonds And Pearls single|Diamonds And Pearls]]<br>(sheet music)
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Latest revision as of 17:03, 27 June 2022

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Diamonds And Pearls

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Single details


Released: 25 November 1991 (US and UK releases)
Related album: Diamonds And Pearls
Label(s): Paisley Park Records / Warner Bros.
Non-Album track(s):

Cream (N.P.G. Mix) (6:16)
Diamonds And Pearls (Edit) (4:20)
X-cerpts From The Songs: Thunder, Daddy Pop, Strollin’, Jughead, Money Don’t Matter 2 Night, Push, Live 4 Love (5:04)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
America
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard Hot 100 7 Dec. 1991 3(1) 21
USA: Billboard Hot R&B Singles 18 Jan. 1992 1(1) 16
USA: Billboard Adult Contemporary 17 Feb. 1992 40 5
 
Europe
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
Belgium: Ultratop Flanders 14 Dec. 1991 12 11
France: Nielsen & Ipsos Top 50 22 Feb. 1992 20 14
Ireland: IRMA Single Chart 5 Dec. 1991 8 3
U.K.: Gallup Singles Chart 7 Dec. 1991 25 6
 
Pacific
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
Australia: ARIA Top 50 9 Feb. 1992 13 15
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in the USA
Awards
This single has not received any awards in the USA

See also


Diamonds And Pearls
(Music video)
Diamonds And Pearls
(Sheet music)
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Diamonds And Pearls was the fourth single to be released from Prince’s 13th album Diamonds And Pearls, the first album to be credited to Prince and the New Power Generation. It was the fourth single to be credited to Prince and the New Power Generation.

Unusually, the b-side was a sampler of the album tracks not yet released as singles, called "X-cerpts From The Songs: Thunder, Daddy Pop, Strollin’, Jughead, Money Don’t Matter 2 Night, Push, Live 4 Love". The UK version of the single contained tracks from the Cream maxi-single, which had not been released there.

The version of Cream (N.P.G. Mix) included on some versions of the single included all three of the telephone call segues included on various tracks on the Cream maxi-single, while the musical content was identical to the version included on that single, which included only one of the segues.

The single reached number 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart, but reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B Singles Chart.


Track listing
7" 12"

A. Diamonds And Pearls (Edit) (4:20)
B. X-cerpts From The Songs: Thunder, Daddy Pop, Strollin’, Jughead, Money Don’t Matter 2 Night, Push, Live 4 Love (5:04)

References:
US: 7-19083

A. Diamonds And Pearls (LP Version) (4:45)
B. Q In Doubt (4:00)

References:
UK: W0075
DE: 5439-19059-7

7" Back-To-Back Hits 1993 Reissue

A. Diamonds And Pearls (Edit) (4:20)
AA. Insatiable (Edit) (4:01)

References:
US: 7-15990

A1. Diamonds And Pearls (LP Version) (4:45)
A2. Housebangers (4:23)
B1. Cream (N.P.G. Mix) (6:16)
B2. Things Have Gotta Change (Tony M. Rap) (3:57)

References:
UK: W0075T
DE: 9362-40311-0

12" 2007 Reissue

A1. Diamonds And Pearls (LP Version) (4:45)
A2. Housebangers (4:23)
B1. Cream (N.P.G. Mix) (6:16)
B2. Things Have Gotta Change (Tony M. Rap) (3:57)

References:
UK: W0075T

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
7" Promo 12" Promo
  • (MX: PRO 622)

A. Diamonds And Pearls (4:43)
B. Insatiable (6:37)

CD

  • (UK: W0075CDX, DE: 9362-40323-2)

1. Diamonds And Pearls (LP Version) (4:45)
2. 2 The Wire (Creamy Instrumental) (3:13)
3. Do Your Dance (KC’s Remix) (5:58)

  • (JAP: WPDP-6290)

1. Diamonds And Pearls (Edit) (4:20)
2. X-cerpts From The Songs: Thunder, Daddy Pop, Strollin’, Jughead, Money Don’t Matter 2 Night, Push, Live 4 Love (5:04)

  • (US: PRO-A-5148)

A. Diamonds And Pearls (Edit) (4:20)
B. Diamonds And Pearls (Album Version) (4:45)

CD Promo

  • (US: PRO-CD-5148)

1. Diamonds And Pearls (Edit) (4:20)
2. Diamonds And Pearls (Album Version) (4:45)

This record wasn’t released in any other formats (Digital).


Releases
7", 12", CD, Cassettes and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

USA 7" 7-19083
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France 7" 5439-19059-7
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Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

None

 

 

 
Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva


References
Insatiable single.jpg 1991
Insatiable
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1992
Money Don’t Matter 2 Night
Moneydontmatter2night single.jpg