1999 is the fifth studio album by American recording artist Prince. It released on October 27, 1982 by Warner Bros. Records. The album was his first top ten album on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States and became the fifth best-selling album of 1983 and was certified 4 times Platinum by RIAA. 1999 was Prince's breakthrough album, but his next album, Purple Rain, would become his most successful. The title track was a protest against nuclear proliferation and became his first top ten hit in countries outside the United States. It was also the first album to feature The Revolution. The band's moniker is written in reverse on the front cover. According to the Rolling Stone Album Guide, "1999 may be Prince's most influential album: Its synth-and-drum machine-heavy arrangements codified the Minneapolis sound that loomed over mid-'80s R&B and pop, not to mention the next two decades' worth of electro, house, and techno." In 2003, the TV network VH1 placed 1999 49th in its list of the greatest albums of all time. The album was also part of Slant Magazine's list "The 50 Most Essential Pop Albums" and the magazine listed the album at #8 on its list of "Best Albums of the 1980s". The album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008. In 2003, the album was ranked number 163 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
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The numerical value of 1999 in Chaldean Numerology is: 0
The numerical value of 1999 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 0
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Darryl's vibrant personality made him a key member of our postseason teams in 1999 and 2000. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Anything I've done up till 27 May, 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
After the Festina affair in 1998, the 1999 Tour which was supposed to be the tour of renewal. In that tour, Lance Armstrong had a positive test for cortisone, which was covered up by the UCI.
We might say to (Delta Air Lines chief executive) Richard Anderson that we're just going to do what the U.S. government wanted back in 1999, to go trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific with fifth freedom open skies.
They're very good defensively and now they've started to bring an attack to their game, it's about having this team make its own history like the 1999 team did and if they can upset the USA... they will make history.
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