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1987: Sign O' The Times Music Videos
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Music Videos
(Related Artists)
1987: I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
U Got The Look

U Got The Look music video selected snapshots

Music Video details


First aired:
Producer(s):
Director: David Hogan
Related home video/DVD: Sign O' The Times (Home Video)
First (Commercially) Released: 5 May, 1988

Awards


Date Institution, Country Award
MTV Video Music Awards, USA 7 Sep. 1988 Best Male Video
MTV Video Music Awards, USA 7 Sep. 1988 Best Stage Performance in a Video

U Got The Look is the twenty-sixth Prince video to have been released for broadcast.

Around 150 invitations to participate as extras in the video were given out to attendants of the June, 15th 1987 concert. A note with a lipstick trace stamp as well as handwritten info on the shooting date, time and entrance door was distributed to the front row concerts-goers.

Shooting started around 6:00 p.m. and lasted until around 3:00 a.m. with a food break in the middle for which tables were set up. During the break Prince performed a 10 minute drums solo.


Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
16 June, 1987 Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France From 6:00pm to 3:00am (17 June, 1987)
Cast
Crew
  • Cat Glover - choreography
  • Charley Randazzo - editor
  • Steve Purcell - editor
  • More information needed

Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
U Got The Look 5:25 Sign O' The Times Home Video.


 
Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

  • The video was never commercially released as stand alone, but was an integral part of the Sign O' The Times Home Video.
  • The video was also nominated in Best Choreography in a Video and Best Editing in a Video categories at the 1988 MTV Music Awards.
  • The video was nominated in Production/Music Video at the 8th Minnesota Music Awards (on 16 May 1988).

References
1987
Sign O' The Times
Music Videos (Prince) Music Videos (Related Artists) 1987
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
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