TV Film: Beautiful Strange

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Beautiful Strange

Beautiful Strange title screen

Special details

Released: 24 October 1998 (UK)

27 October 1998 (USA)

Director: Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png), assumed, uncredited.
Producers: Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png)
Productions Companies: Paisley Park Enterprises
Runtime: 80 minutes
Technical Specification(s): Country: UK
Language: English
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Original Channel(s):

Channel 4

Beautiful Strange was TV-special made for, and initially shown on Channel 4, UK television on 28 October 1998. It consists of an interview with Mel B. of The Spice Girls and concert footage of a show at Café de Paris in London, England on 28 August 1998 (a.m.). There are also videos for Beautiful Strange and Come On, the latter appeared after the end credits.

The full TV-special was later released as a home video through Prince’s 1-800-NEW-FUNK website.

Track listing
  1. Beautiful Strange Intro (I)
  2. Interview
  3. Beautiful Strange
  4. Beautiful Strange Intro (II)
  5. Push It Up
  6. Jam Of The Year
  7. Talkin’ Loud And Sayin’ Nothing
  8. Instrumental
  9. Sweet Thing [feat. Chaka Khan]
  10. Baby, I Love You
  11. Don’t Talk 2 Strangers
  12. Free
  13. Party Time - The Show [feat. Doug E. Fresh]
  14. Come On
  15. Mad (incl. La-Di-Da-Di) [feat. Doug E. Fresh]
  16. Credits
  17. Come On

Cast & Crew

The New Power Generation

Chaka’s Band

  • Mike Campbell
  • Penny Ford
  • Tony Morris
  • Mark Stevens
  • Lisa Vaughn
  • Bobby Watson
  • Audrey Wheeler


Crew & Credits
NPG Records
Hans Martin-Buff
Traci Bransford
Serena Karlen
Londell McMillan
Jacqui Thompson
Manuela Testolini

Max Carlish - 4M Productions
Steven Keene - Channel 4 - UK
Gabby Sappington - BMG
Sonny Takhar - BMG-UK
Raeven Productions

Earl Gabbidon
Aaron Liepins
Trevor Allen

Kim Berry
Andrew 'Griff' Kistner
Mark Miller
Yevette Ramano
Jim Silvia
Wil Skye
Takumi Suetsugu
William "Viggy" Vignola
Jason "Chief" Wilkies
James Woolley

Café de Paris - nightclub

Making of
Shooting Schedule & Locations
Date Location Scenes
30 July 1998 Paisley Park Studios Interview with Mel B.
28 August 1998 (a.m.) Café de Paris, London UK concert footage
28 August 1998 Hyde Park, London UK Come On video
Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Trivia

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