Single: Melody Cool

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Melody Cool

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Single details


Released: 10 August 1990 (Dutch release)
4 December 1990 (US release)
Related album: Graffiti Bridge (and later The Voice)
Label(s): Warner Bros. / Paisley Park Records
Non-Album track(s):

Melody Cool (Deep House Vocal) (6:22)
Melody Cool (Edit) (3:16)
Melody Cool (Extended LP Mix) (4:42)
Melody Cool (Extended Remix) (6:05)
Melody Cool (Mellow Dub Mix) (4:33)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard R&B Chart 22 Dec. 1990+ 36 11
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in the USA or elsewhere
Awards
This single has not received any awards in the USA or elsewhere

See also


Graffiti Bridge
(album)
The Voice
(album)
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Melody Cool was the fourth single to be released from Prince’s twelfth album Graffiti Bridge, although, like the song Melody Cool, the single was credited only to Mavis Staples (Melody Cool was later included, in a slightly different mix, on Staples' 1993 album The Voice).

The single was released three and a half months after the album, although in Europe it had been released in August. Melody Cool was featured in the movie Graffiti Bridge, which had been released a few months prior.

The b-side, Time Waits For No One, was taken (in edited form) from Mavis Staples' 1989 album Time Waits For No One, and the single also contained remixes of the title track.

The single reached number 36 on the US Billboard R&B Chart, but failed to enter the Billboard Pop Chart.


Track listing
7" 12"

A. Melody Cool (Edit) (3:16)
B. Time Waits For No One (Edit) (4:18)

  • Cat #: UK: W9728

 GER: 5439-19728-7

A1. Melody Cool (Extended LP Mix) (4:42)
A2. Melody Cool (Extended Remix) (6:05)
B1. Melody Cool (Deep House Vocal) (6:22)
B2. Melody Cool (Mellow Dub Mix) (4:33)
B3. Time Waits For No One (Edit) (4:18)

  • Cat #: USA: 9 21748-0



A. Melody Cool (Extended Remix) (6:05)
B1. Melody Cool (Edit) (3:16)
B2. Melody Cool (Extended LP Mix) (4:42)

  • Cat #: UK: W9728T

 GER: 7599 21720-0)

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
5" CD 12" Promo

1. Melody Cool (Extended Remix) (6:05)
2. Melody Cool (Edit) (3:16)
3. Melody Cool (Extended LP Mix) (4:42)

  • Cat #: UK: W9728CD

 GER: 7599-21720-2

A. Melody Cool (Extended Remix) (6:05)
B1. Melody Cool (Edit) (3:16)
B2. Melody Cool (Extended LP Mix) (4:42)

  • Cat #: UK: SAM 686



A. Melody Cool (Edit) (3:16)
B. Melody Cool (3:39)

  • Cat #: USA: PRO-A-4397




Cassette

A. Melody Cool (Edit) (3:16)
B. Time Waits For No One (Edit) (4:18)

  • Cat #: USA: 4-19728



A1. Melody Cool (Extended LP Mix) (4:42)
A2. Melody Cool (Extended Remix) (6:05)
B1. Melody Cool (Deep House Vocal) (6:22)
B2. Melody Cool (Mellow Dub Mix) (4:33)
B3. Time Waits For No One (Edit) (4:18)

  • Cat #: USA: 4-21748



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

UK 7" W9728
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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
Ooohthisineed single.jpg 1990
Oooh This I Need
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1990
Something So Strong
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