Video: Dirty Mind

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1981: Uptown Music Videos
Music Videos
(Related Artists)
1982: Controversy
Dirty Mind

Dirty Mind music video selected snapshots

Music Video details

First aired: TV: 1980?
YouTube: 14 July 2017
Related home video/DVD: The Hits Collection
First (Commercially) Released: 14 September 1993


Date Institution, Country Award
This music video has not received any awards in the USA

Dirty Mind is the fourth Prince video to have been released for broadcast to promote the release of a single.

Similar to the Uptown visual promo, this video shows Prince and his band lip-syncing to a live performance. The band plays on stripped down version of the Dirty Mind Tour concert stage, that was used for both this video and Uptown, shot the same day.

The shooting took place in Los Angeles, California on 24 October 1980.

Of note the video features the last appearance of Andre Cymone in a Prince video.

Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
24 October 1980 Producer’s Studios – Stage 9 - Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • More information needed

Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
Dirty Mind 4:09 The Story So Far... (1986)

The Hits Collection (1993)
Prince streaming video platforms (2017)
Released for sale as separate track on iTunes (2017)

Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

Dirtymind single.jpg

  • The shoot was done with a studio audience that was made aware of the 2 PM shoot via the means of flyers distributed in the neighborhood.

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