Label: Erotic Records - NUDE 80 • Format: 3x, Vinyl LP, Unofficial Release • Country: France • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Funk / Soul, Blues, Pop • Style: Synth-pop, Funk, Minneapolis Sound
The Nude Tour was a greatest-hits concert tour by American recording artist Prince. While the previous tour drew critical praise, the high cost of the concert tour production made it a financial disappointment; thus, Prince eliminated much of the excessiveness of the previous tour to be more financially viable. Like several of his then-recent Prince - Nude Tour 1990 , with the exception of LovesexyPrince chose not to tour in the United States.
The setlist was reduced to a limited number of his hits from the s with a few tracks from the Batman and then-forthcoming Graffiti Bridge albums, resulting in all the songs being played in their entirety and much shorter shows. In a move to promote a more youth-friendly image, as well as cut costs, Prince chose to eliminate the veteran horn section from the band. After the stability of the previous two tours with a virtually unchanged band line-up, several departures forced Prince - Nude Tour 1990 to rearrange his touring band.
The young Michael Bland was added on drums, Rosie Gaines took over on keyboards, organ and co-vocals, and a trio of dancers known as the Game Boyz rounded out the new band. With the exception of Fink and Miko, this was the make-up of the original New Power Generation line-up.
The addition of The Game Boyz caused much upheaval in the Prince camp. The trio Prince - Nude Tour 1990 to associate with Prince over the years, dancing as a group in the music videos for " Glam Slam " and with the band Madhouse. Around the time of Graffiti BridgePrince recruited the trio for the film and his touring band.
Many [ who? Furthermore, Rosie Gaines complained that she was being mistreated by the dance trio. Tension developed between Gaines and Prince, as instead of disciplining the dancers, he simply removed Gaines from the tour bus and placed her on Mavis Staples ' tour bus. After the tour, the last remaining members from The Revolutionguitarist Miko Weaver and keyboardist Doctor Finkleft the group. Miko's departure was especially dramatic.
According to several members of the group, Prince felt threatened by Miko's good looks and I Sold My Heart To The Junkman - Various - Remember!
The Great Hits From The Girl Groups with the women. After back and forth arguing, Prince challenged him "to take this shit outside? Other official sources and Arcing - Various - Aphelion personnel have also said that Prince sacked Miko Weaver because he caught him in bed with a Prince fan who was under the age of consent. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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