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Music from the Motion Picture "Purple Rain"

Music from the Motion Picture
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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), Soundtrack (1), R&B (1), Pop (1), 1984 (1), Prince & The Revolution (1)
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"artist best track: Purple Rain"


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


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


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"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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