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|single image          = [[File:Thecross_singleA.jpg]]
 
|single image          = [[File:Thecross_singleA.jpg]]
 
|date                  = Promotional release only, 1987
 
|date                  = Promotional release only, 1987
|album                  = [[Album: Sign O' The Times|Sign O' The Times]]
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|album                  = [[Album: Sign O’ The Times|Sign O’ The Times]]
|label                  = [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Bros._Records Warner Bros.] / [[Paisley Park Records]]
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|label                  = [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Bros._Records Warner Bros.]
|tracks                = [[The Cross]] <small>(4:46)</small><br>
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|tracks                = [[Adore]] <small>(Edit version, but not titled as such) (4:50) </small>
[[Adore]] <small>(Edit version, but not titled as such) (4:50) </small>
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|previous year          = 1987
 
|previous year          = 1987
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|next single link      = [[Single: Alphabet St.|Alphabet St.]]
 
|next single link      = [[Single: Alphabet St.|Alphabet St.]]
 
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|introduction          = <b>The Cross</b> was a promotional single from [[Prince]]'s ninth album [[Album: Sign O' The Times|Sign O' The Times]], released in 1987.  
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|introduction          = <b>The Cross</b> was a promotional single from [[Prince]]’s ninth album [[Album: Sign O’ The Times|Sign O’ The Times]], released in 1987 in South Africa only.  
  
It was available only in South Africa. It is not known if a wider release was planned.
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It is not known if a wider release was planned.
  
The b-side was an edited version of [[Adore]] that was not available elsewhere else.
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The b-side was an edited version of [[Adore]] that was not available elsewhere at that time.
 
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|format1                =7" Promo
 
|format1                =7" Promo
 
|tracklisting            =  
 
|tracklisting            =  
 
A. <b>[[The Cross]]</b> (4:46)<br>
 
A. <b>[[The Cross]]</b> (4:46)<br>
B. <b>[[Adore]] (Edit)</b> (4:50)<br>
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B. <b>[[Adore]] </b>(Edit version, but not titled as such) (4:50)<br>
 
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<!-------Other formats----------->
 
|format3                = 12"
 
|format3                = 12"
|7 inches                = This record wasn't issued on 12" format.
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|7 inches                = This record wasn’t issued on 12" format.
 
|format4                = CD
 
|format4                = CD
|12 inches              = This record wasn't issued on CD format.
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|12 inches              = This record wasn’t issued on CD format.
|other                  = This record wasn't issued on Cassette or Digital format.
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|other                  = This record wasn’t issued on Cassette or Digital format.
 
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|Front  = Thecross_singleA.jpg
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Latest revision as of 20:34, 16 September 2020

Hotthing singleA.jpg 1987: Hot Thing All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1988: Alphabet St. Alphabetst single.jpg
The Cross

Thecross singleA.jpg

Single details


Released: Promotional release only, 1987
Related album: Sign O’ The Times
Label(s): Warner Bros.
Non-Album track(s):

Adore (Edit version, but not titled as such) (4:50)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
This record was not released on the commercial market and therefore not eligible for the charts
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in South Africa
Awards
This single has not received any awards in South Africa

See also


   

The Cross was a promotional single from Prince’s ninth album Sign O’ The Times, released in 1987 in South Africa only.

It is not known if a wider release was planned.

The b-side was an edited version of Adore that was not available elsewhere at that time.


Track listing
7" Promo

A. The Cross (4:46)
B. Adore (Edit version, but not titled as such) (4:50)

References:
WEA 248 PRO

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
12" CD
  • This record wasn’t issued on 12" format.
  • This record wasn’t issued on CD format.
Others
  • This record wasn’t issued on Cassette or Digital format.

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

South Africa 7" WEA 248 PRO
Thecross singleA.jpg
Thecross single B.jpg
Princevaultsinglecover.png
Princevaultsinglecover.png

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

  • This is the only Prince-related single to have been released only in South Africa.

References
Hotthing singleA.jpg 1987
Hot Thing
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1988
Alphabet St.
Alphabetst single.jpg