It was out of these developments that the aborted The Black Album was officially released, seven years after its initial recording. In October , Prince released the album, Controversy. The label's preferred lead single choice "7" reached No. The cost of recording the album was twice Prince's initial advance. Explicit Lyrics" on the covers of records that have been judged to contain language or lyrical content unsuitable for minors. Increased output and The Gold Experience[ edit ] In , Prince began to release albums in quick succession as a means of releasing himself from his contractual obligations to Warner Bros. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association was forced to adopt another approach for the broadcast. Rolling Stone ranked Prince No. The film quality was deemed subpar, and reshoots were performed at Prince's Paisley Park studios. Chaos and Disorder , released in , was Prince's final album of new material for Warner Bros. In case of a tie, the winner is the one that had the most votes on the nomination ballot. In April , judge Howard Matz upheld the NBC perpetuity clause and ruled in favor of DCP, noting that the HFPA had a history of "unbusiness-like display[s] of misplaced priorities" and "[succumbing] to bouts of pronounced turmoil and personal feuds", in contrast to DCP, which had been "represented by one experienced executive who was adept at dealing fairly and effectively with the often amateurish conduct of HFPA. During this time, Prince sought to engage more effectively with his fan base via the NPG Music Club , pre-concert sound checks, and at yearly "celebrations" at Paisley Park, his music studios. The "new" release was already in wide circulation as a bootleg. TV programs should be submitted "as early as possible" before the deadline. There is no limit to the number of submitted films from a given country. Jill Jones, a backing singer, was also part of the lineup for the album and tour.