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Purple Rain

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2,002 Albums to Listen to Before Death... (2003 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 5 years, 1 month ago 7 comments
29 votes
Favorite Album Covers (1115 items)
list by Agent Kermit D. Fonz
Published 6 years, 4 months ago 4 comments
20 votes
Music...Discography Soul/R&B (625 items)
list by Dj Levels
Published 5 months, 4 weeks ago 1 comment
19 votes
TIME's 100 Greatest Albums (100 items)
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Published 11 years, 11 months ago 1 comment
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Favorite Soundtracks (327 items)
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Published 10 years, 2 months ago 1 comment

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Description: 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 t ... (more)
Manufacturer: Warner Bros / Wea
Release date: 25 October 1990
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075992511025 UPC: 075992511025
Tags: 1980s (2), 1984 (2), Soundtrack (1), Prince (1), R&B (1), Pop (1), Prince & The Revolution (1)
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Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 1 day, 6 hours ago
Top Favourite 500 Songs: 201 - 271 (101 music items)

"Written by: Prince"


Dj Levels added this to a list 5 months, 4 weeks ago
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Great Albums of the 1980s (40 music items)
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Favorite Album Covers (1115 music items)
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Best Albums of the 1980s (111 music items)

" Prince and the Revolution "


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Top 10 of 10: 1984 (70 movies items)

"Purple Rain"


Star Alchemist added this to a list 3 years, 7 months ago
2018 Music Albuns (100 music items)
JxSxPx added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
100 Greatest American Albums of All Time (100 music items)

"A prince becomes a king Prince had been building a mythology for five albums before hitting the jackpot with this autobiographical movie and soundtrack. Purple Rain sold 13 million, inspired Tipper Gore to start her album-stickering crusade and briefly made Minneapolis the musical capital of the United States. Standout tracks: “Purple Rain,” “When Doves Cry”"


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Favorite Songs of All Time: 1984-1985 (249 music items)

""I Would Die 4 U" Runners up: "When Doves Cry" "Let's Go Crazy" "Purple Rain""


MightyQuinn added this to a list 4 years ago
Best albums I've heard (416 music items)
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Music Greatest Albums (160 music items)
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Number One Hit Albums: Canada - 1984 (8 music items)

" Time on chart: September 1- November 24, 1984 Genres: R&B, Funk, Pop, New Wave, Pop Rock, Hard Rock, Pyschedila"


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JxSxPx added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"The multiplatinum breakthrough soundtrack that launched the all-singing, all-dancing, pocket-sex-god antidote to King Jacko. It’s here that Jimi Hendrix met Little Richard in grandstanding style. Standout track: “Purple Rain”"


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My Favorite Albums: 1984 (43 music items)
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Film Soundtracks: 1984 (52 music items)