Single: The Screams Of Passion
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The Screams Of Passion
|Released:|| 19 July 1985 (US release)|
9 August 1985 (Dutch release)
|Related album:||The Family|
|Label(s):||Paisley Park Records / Warner Bros.|
|Non-album tracks:|| The Screams Of Passion (Edit) (3:10)|
The Screams Of Passion (Extended Version) (6:45)
The Screams Of Passion was the first single to be released from The Family's first and only album The Family, released four weeks before the album, marking the first release of any kind by The Family, and the first Prince-related release to feature stings by the Clare Fischer orchestra. The single contained an edit and an extended version of the track. The b-side, Yes, was also taken from the album The Family. It was released in North America, the UK and Europe.
The single reached number 63 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart, number 9 on the Billboard Black Chart and number 10 in the Billboard Hot Dance/Disco - Club Play chart.
- See individual tracks and related albums for credits.
|Chart, Country||Entry Date||Peak Position||Weeks In Chart|
|Billboard Black Singles Chart, USA||10 Aug. 1985||9||16|
|Billboard Hot Dance/disco - Club Play Chart, USA||24 Aug. 1985||10||10|
|Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, USA||28 Sep. 1985||63||6|
|Country||Format||Cat. Number||Comments||Front||Back||Label 1||Label 2|
Variants, special editions and re-releases
- The Screams Of Passion music video
- The Vault: The Definitive Guide to the Musical World of Prince (2004)
- Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003 by Joel Withburn. (ISBN 0-89820-156-X)
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