1999 (song)

song written and composed by Prince, originally recorded by Prince and released in 1982

"1999" is a song by Prince. This was the title track from the album 1999.

The song was released on September 24, 1982. At that time, it did not get into the top 40 in the United States or the United Kingdom. It peaked at #44 in December 1982. Later, after "Little Red Corvette" hit the top 10, "1999" peaked at #12 in the U.S. in July 1983. The Linn LM-1 and LinnDrum were heard in this song.