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Music from the Motion Picture "Purple Rain" (CD)

By: Prince & the Revolution

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Prince Artist Snapshot:

The word "genius" may be used a little too freely when describing pop musicians, but many would have to agree that Prince is deserving of such an accolade. Since his 1978 debut album, the Minneapolis-based multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/singer has scored numerous hits with his sexually charged, original funk/pop/dance/rock style, penned big hits for other artists, and has even tried his hand at acting as well. In the early 1990s, Prince's name-changing antics and his messy break with Warner Brothers overshadowed his music, but his extensive back catalog of amazing songs has secured his place in musical history.

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DISC 1 for Music from the Motion Picture "Purple Rain" (CD) Album By Prince & the Revolution iTunes
1   Let's Go Crazy Buy Buy
2   Take Me With U Buy Buy
3   The Beautiful Ones Buy Buy
4   Computer Blue Buy Buy
5   Darling Nikki Buy Buy
6   When Doves Cry Buy Buy
7   I Would Die 4 U Buy Buy
8   Baby I'm A Star Buy Buy

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Genre: Popular Music
Media Format: Compact Disk
Release Date: 25-MAR-2008

Product Notes

Maybe this music by Prince & the Revolution will never quite sound as, well, revolutionary as it did in 1984 (and nothing else has ever sounded like the extraordinary cooing and fluttering of "When Doves Cry"), but it's a pop landmark in Prince's Artist-ic career. The hit movie was really just a big-screen showcase for Prince to perform these songs (some of them in tear-the-roof-off "live" versions set in a Minneapolis club). I don't know why that warped sermonette introduces "Let's Go Crazy" (one thing you've got to love about Prince: he's always been weird), but somehow I'm glad it's there. Other highlights include the sexual scorcher "Darling Nikki" (with its crazy backwards coda) and that anthemic title tune. Don't you miss Wendy and Lisa, too? --Jim Emerson

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