“101” is a 1989 song written by Prince (using his pseudonym Joey Coco) for Sheena Easton.The song appeared on Easton’s album The Lover in Me.
The track reached #2 on the US Hot Dance Club Play charts and #25 on the US Hot Dance Music/Maxi Singles Chart. In the UK, it managed to go to #54 on the UK Singles chart.
As usual, the US Promo 12″ managed to add a few additional remixes and featured four remixes by David Morales while the “Uptown Version” was mixed by Joey Coco himself.
101 (Def House Mix / Extended Club Version) 7:58
101 (Red Zone Mix) 4:50
101 (Westside Mix / Radio Edit) 5:28
101 (Westside Sample Dub) 6:10
101 (Uptown Version) 8:20
“Days Like This” was the follow-up single to the title track from Sheena Easton’s ninth studio album, The Lover In Me.
Although not reaching the chart heights of her debut single for MCA Records, “Days Like This”, the single still managed to hit #35 on the US R&B chart and #43 on the UK charts.
“Days Like This” was produced and written by L.A.Reid & Babyface with additional production by Jeff Lorber and remixed by Louil Silas, Jr. The US Promo 12″ added a number of additional mixes.
Days Like This (Extended Version) 8:35
Days Like This (Radio Edit) 6:15
Days Like This (Extended Instrumental) 8:35
Days Like This (Percussapella) 6:15
Days Like This (Bonus Beats) 5:12
The Lover in Me was the ninth studio album by Scottish singer, Sheena Easton. It was released in November 1988 and was her debut for MCA. The album reached #44 on the Billboard 200 and #30 in the UK, and was certified Gold by the RIAA. This is one of Easton’s best selling albums to date and returned her back to the U.S. and UK charts.
The album’s title track became a major hit, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, #5 on Billboard‘s Hot Black Singles chart, and #15 on the UK Singles Chart. Other hit singles from the album include “Days Like This” (#35 on the US R&B chart, UK #43) and “101” (UK #54 US Dance #2). “101” was written for Easton by Prince. One last single was released in the US; “No Deposit, No Return”, but failed to chart.
“No Deposit, No Return” was written/produced by L.A.Reid and Babyface and remixed by Jon Gass and Greg Royal.
No Deposit, No Return (Extended Version) 7:46
No Deposit, No Return (Radio Edit) 4:48
No Deposit, No Return (Instrumental) 5:25
No Deposit, No Return (Dub) 6:31
No Deposit, No Return (Cussapella) 3:14
Sheena Easton (born Sheena Shirley Orr; 27 April 1959) is a Scottish recording artist. Easton became famous for being the focus of an episode in the British television programme The Big Time, which recorded her attempts to gain a record contract and her eventual signing with EMI Records. Easton is a two time Grammy winner and has 15 US top forty singles on the Billboard US pop singles chart to date and is the only artist in the history of the Billboard chart to have a top 5 single on all the key charts. Pop/Rock, R&B, Country, Dance, and Adult Contemporary.
The song “The Lover In Me” was the first single off the album of the same name. It reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #15 in the UK (in 1989), and became her biggest American hit since “Morning Train” and stayed on the pop chart for 12 weeks . It also went to number two on the American dance charts.
“The Lover in Me” was produced by L.A. Reid and Babyface, who were at the peak of their success at the time as a songwriting and production team. The versions represented here are from US 12″ Promo which included a number of mixes not represented on the retail version, all remixes by Louil Silas Jr.
The Lover In Me (Club Edit) 7:12
The Lover In Me (Percussapella) 4:18
The Lover In Me (Radio Edit) 5:20
The Lover In Me (Instrumental) 4:59
The Lover In Me (Dub) 7:25
The Lover In Me (Bonus Beats) 4:59