Prince - Purple Rain
NME.COM feature on Prince - Purple Rain album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 30 July 2007
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Five minutes of unmistakable Prince
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Paddock Wood, Kent, July 1st-3rd
- Jul 12, 2011
You can only hear this by buying a copy of The Mirror. Don't bother
- Jul 12, 2010
'I want to work with young people,' says 54-year-old singer
The singer has paid for a Portland school band to get to New York
The singer is reportedly asking his promoters to seek out small capacity venues
Prince - Purple Rain: Wikipedia Album Entry
Purple Rain is an album by Prince and The Revolution, the soundtrack to the film of the same name.
Purple Rain regularly is ranked among the best albums in rock music history. Time magazine in 1993 ranked it the 15th greatest album of all time, and it placed 18th on VH1's The Greatest Rock n Roll Albums of All Time. Rolling Stone magazine ranked it 72nd greatest album of all time and Zounds magazine 18th greatest album of all time. The album was 4th in Plásticos y Decibelios list The Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2007, the editors of Vanity Fair labeled it the best soundtrack of all time and by Tempo magazine it was named greatest album of the 1980s.
The 1000th issue of Entertainment Weekly dated July 4, 2008 listed Purple Rain at number one on the Top 100 Best albums of the past 25 years. The RIAA lists it as having gone platinum 13 times over.
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I knew a girl named Nikki
I guess you could say she was a sex fiend
I met her in a hotel lobby
Masturbating with a magazine
Is the water warm enough?
1, 2, 3
Hey, look me over
Tell me do you like what you see?