Trademarks used on this site are owned by Paisley Park Enterprises, Inc., a wholly-owned entity of The Prince Estate. Vanity 6 Studio Album by Vanity 6 released in 1982. Prince all instruments The Vanity 6 album was certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of over 500,000 copies in August of 1985. Initially to be the second release by the Prince-formed group Vanity 6, but when lead singer Vanity departed Prince's camp, the musician hired Apollonia Kotero, thus changing the group's name and album. “Vanity 6” Q&A. Her outlandishness empowered me. The film Girl 6 and friends for sale featured a lot of masters of Vanity stuff but he wrote it all and claimed to have all originals album from all the eras including hers in the vaults . The only released album scored a dance club hit with “Nasty Girl”. The sexuality and naughtiness of both albums were just the kind of rebellion I needed as a lonely, overweight, awkward teen. (You can find all of this on vinyl pretty easily. Prince had originally intended to call the group the Hookers, and had already recruited the singer Susan Moonsie for the project in 1981. High Quality 320Kb. Their self-titled album, Vanity 6 (which would turn out to be their only release) was eventually certified gold. *Jesse Johnson guitar, bass guitar, keyboards. Vanity 6’s debut, Vanity 6, came out on August 11, 1982, to be quickly followed by the Time’s What Time Is It? As with the Time’s early albums, the instrumentation on Vanity 6 was largely performed and recorded by Prince under the pseudonym the Starr Company, and was credited in the album’s liner notes to the Time. The resulting album Vanity 6 is a flawed but entertaining outlet for some of Prince's more feminine whims. By providing us with your email address and clicking “Submit” you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Buy HQ 320Kb 0.1$ He's So Dull. Vanity 6 war eine der wohl ersten "Girl - Groups", die ganz bewusst anzügliche Texte und Posen in den Vordergrund gestellt haben und die damit so etwas wie die Blaupause aller nachfolgenden Acts waren die ähnliche Konzepte hatten. Album Credits. on August 25 and Prince’s own album, 1999, on October 27. Vanity 6, then, acts as a sort of counterpoint. Prince had been wanting to develop and all-female side project for a while, but it wasn’t until he met the model and actress Denise Matthews at the American Music Awards in January 1982 that he finally found the muse and protegé he’d been looking for. Shop Vanity 6 [VINYL]. Low Quality 128Kb Low Quality 128Kb. Vanity 6 is the sole studio album by the R&B girl group Vanity 6 that had been created by Prince as an outlet for his prolific song writing. Prince was working so quickly in 1982 that he released two albums by two different protegé projects in the span of just a few weeks. Employing the services of Denise Matthews (Vanity), Brenda Bennett and Susan Moonsie, Prince created a girl group more or less in his own image. The release of the album was supposed to be tied in with the release of the movie and its soundtrack (like The Time ’s Ice Cream Castle). Vanity 6 is the 1982 self-titled debut and only studio album by American R&B/Pop vocal girl group Vanity 6 released on Warner Bros. Records. Rejected from the ***Women Wearing Boots*** list. on August 25 and Prince’s own album, 1999, on October 27. Listening to all three together, they depict the wide range of sounds that Prince was exploring in his early career. ─◁) [this release] Side specification is given as "Side 1" and "Side 6" on the sleeve and "1" and "6" on the labels Barcode and Other Identifiers Vanity 6's first album was also their last; in 1984, Vanity left the group and signed with Motown as a solo artist. the songs are accredited to Vanity 6 and The Time members. Prince performs every instrument on the Vanity 6 album, his production credit is under the name of The Starr ★ Company. Buy HQ 320Kb 0.1$ Drive Me Wild. All three women in the group (Vanity, Brenda Bennett, Susan Moonsie) shared lead and background vocals. Vanity 6 is the 1982 self-titled debut and only studio album by American vocal girl group Vanity 6 released on Warner Bros. Records. All three women in the group (Vanity, Brenda Bennett, Susan Moonsie) shared lead and background vocals. Buy HQ 320Kb 0.1$ Wet Dream. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. Prince's vision for the group was to have the three women perform in lingerie and sing sensual songs with lyrics about sex and fantasy. Low Quality 128Kb Low Quality 128Kb. Known for its trashy, soft-porn image and sexually exploitative lyrics, Vanity 6 was a short-lived female vocal trio that came out of Prince 's funk-rock empire in 1982. Listening to all three together, they depict the wide range of sounds that Prince was exploring in his early career. The group had been created by Prince as an outlet for his prolific song writing. Label By Warner Music Group. Moonsie and Bennett, meanwhile, hooked up with singer Apollonia (another Prince disciple) and formed a new group called Apollonia 6. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Vanity 6 is the first and only album by Vanity 6, a group put together and effectively run by Prince, and was released on 11 August 1982. I only wish the Appolonia 6 record was good as the Vanity 6 album, though half of it is great. Soon after a family friend managed to find a vinyl copy of the Vanity 6 album and I was in heaven! Producer By Prince. Vanity 6 is the 1982 self-titled debut studio album by American R&B/Pop vocal girl group Vanity 6 released on Warner Bros. Records. Female group project, assembled by Prince in the early 1980s. Vanity 6 vinyl Lp Album + 12" Drive Me Wild - Sealed, Prince Related Apollonia 6. There is also a demo version by Vanity of Apollonia 6's "Sex Shooter" that should be looked for. Vanity 6, the album Vanity 6 – Vanity 6 On August 11th 1982, 35 years ago (! The lead singer was Denise Matthews former model and B-Movie actress, who also had a brief romantic fling with Prince. “Nasty Girl” was the most memorable hit from Vanity 6’s only album. Looks-wise, the trade was even up with Kotero adding a cute factor as well as a slightly more interesting voice. Vanity is a Canadian Artist who moved to America to work with prince,her early work is somewhat hard to find,she became a born again Christian preacher in America and all her early collection (master tapes) supposedly were destroyed by her authority. Vanity 6’s debut, Vanity 6, came out on August 11, 1982, to be quickly followed by the Time’s What Time Is It? I delighted in shocking everyone around me with her lyrics and image. Vanity 6 is the debut and sole album from the all girl funk group Vanity 6 formed by Prince. Brenda Bennett vocals Vanity 6 would be the sexy girl, Morris Day would be the comedy guy, and then Prince was the rock star.”, Lisa Coleman, Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions, 2018. Vanity 6 is the 1982 self-titled debut studio album by the R&B girl group Vanity 6 released on Warner Bros. Records.The group had been created by Prince as an outlet for his prolific song writing. Apollonia Kotero replaced Vanity in the group. Backed by the Time, Vanity 6 recorded their self-titled debut album for Warner Bros. in 1982. All three women in the group (Vanity, Brenda Bennett, Susan Moonsie) shared lead and background vocals. As Vanity 6 was a potent mix of camp, humor, and sex, Apollonia 6 didn't fare as well. In 1984, Vanity went solo, and Brenda … The group opened up on the 1999 Tour, between 1982 and 1983, which also featured The Time and Prince, as the headliner. Genres: Synth Funk, Contemporary R&B. I would expect that the heirs have a hell of a estate tax and will release an Anthology type box hopefully with Sheila E involved , its a lot of her percussion and its all probably a mess worth around a Billion . Vanity 6 discography and songs: Music profile for Vanity 6, formed 1981. The group had been created by Prince as an outlet for his prolific song writing. It would have fit perfectly, as it has the same new wave/funk beat, and saucy lyrics. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. All three women in the group (Vanity, Brenda Bennett, Susan Moonsie) shared lead and background vocals. Buy full album. Condition is Used. He discovered another singer, Brenda Bennett, the wife of his lighting director, LeRoy Bennett, during the Controversy Tour, and once she joined the lineup for Vanity 6 had been solidified. The single "Nasty Girl" became a major hit, and like Prince's albums, Vanity 6 successfully bridged the gap between R&B/funk and rock/pop/new wave. Vanity 6's tracklist: Nasty Girl. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA, and a second album was planned but with Vanity’s role replaced by Patrica “Apollonia” Kotero and the band reformed as Apollonia 6. The album was produced by Prince under the pseudonym The Starr* Company, and production credit was shared (erroneously) with Vanity 6. ), the debut (and final) album by Vanity 6, named Vanity 6, was released. Albums include Vanity 6, Girl 6, and Nasty Girl / Drive Me Wild. It was recorded for the "Vanity 6" album, but was left off. If you like Vanity 6, download the song "Vibrator". In addition to vocals from Denise Matthews, Susan Moonsie, and Brenda Bennett on all eight tracks, the Time’s Jesse Johnson played several instruments on the synth-pop song “Bite the Beat,” and Dez Dickerson contributed drums and guitar to “He’s So Dull” and “3 X 2 = 6.”, Vanity vocals Only studio album released by R&B vocal trio and Prince-protégés Apollonia 6. (For the 1999 Tour, Prince would ask the Time to accompany Vanity 6 from behind a curtain in addition to playing their own opening set of music each night.) Dez Dickerson drums, guitar This entry details a planned sophomore album by Vanity 6 recorded between Late 1982 and Summer 1983 before Vanity decided not to participate in the Purple Rain movie and left the group. As it turned out, Vanity 6 's first album was also its last. Vanity 6 was formed in Prince's hometown of Minneapolis, where singer/actress Vanity (whose real name is Denise Ma… read more Production and arrangements are done by The Starr Company. 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