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Purple Rain
Purple Rain cover
Soundtrack companion album by Prince and The Revolution
Released June 25, 1984
Recorded First Avenue, Minneapolis, St. Louis Park warehouse, Sunset Sound; August 1983 – March 1984
Genre Rock, Pop, Funk
Length 43:48
Label Warner Bros.
25110
Producer Prince and The Revolution
Professional reviews
Prince and The Revolution chronology
1999
(1982)
Purple Rain
(1984)
Around the World in a Day
(1985)
Singles from Purple Rain
  1. "When Doves Cry"
    Released: May 1984
  2. "Let's Go Crazy"
    Released: July 1984
  3. "Purple Rain"
    Released: September 1984
  4. "I Would Die 4 U"
    Released: November 1984
  5. "Take Me with U"
    Released: January 1985

Music from the Motion Picture Purple Rain (also called just Purple Rain) is a soundtrack album by Prince and The Revolution. It was released by Warner Bros. Records on June 25, 1984 and was Prince's sixth album. Prince wrote all of the songs on the album. Some of the tracks had portions recorded live when Prince performed on August 3, 1983 at the First Avenue club in Minneapolis. This show was a benefit concert for the Minnesota Dance Theater. It was also the first appearance in Prince's band "The Revolution" by Wendy Melvoin, his guitarist in the Purple Rain film and for a few years afterwards. Cover of the Prince album Purple Rain. ... In film formats, the soundtrack is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... The Artist redirects here. ... The Revolution was Princes backing band from the late 1970s through 1986. ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... First Avenue nightclub in Minneapolis First Avenue and 7th Street Entry are a cornerstone of the Midwest music scene, and serve as an historic landmark of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Minneapolis redirects here. ... St. ... Sunset Sound Recorders is a legendary recording studio in Hollywood, California. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... For other uses, see Pop music (disambiguation). ... Funk is a distinct style of music originated by African-Americans, e. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Warner Bros. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 5_stars. ... This article is about the magazine. ... Image File history File links 5_stars. ... The Artist redirects here. ... The Revolution was Princes backing band from the late 1970s through 1986. ... 1999 is Princes fifth album, released in October 1982. ... Around The World In A Day was Princes 1985 follow-up to Purple Rain. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Prince (UK) chronology Purple Rain track listing Darling Nikki (4) When Doves Cry (5) I Would Die 4 U (6) When Doves Cry is a song by Prince, and the lead single from his 1984 album Purple Rain. ... Prince (UK) singles chronology I Would Die 4 U (1984) Lets Go Crazy/Take Me with U (1985) Paisley Park (1985) Purple Rain track listing Lets Go Crazy (1) Take Me With U (2) Lets Go Crazy is a 1984 song by Prince and the Revolution. ... This is a trivia section. ... I Would Die 4 U was the third single off Prince and the Revolutions legendary 1984 album Purple Rain. ... Take Me With U was the final single released from Prince and The Revolutions smash album, Purple Rain. ... Purple Rain is a 1984 feature film directed by Albert Magnoli and written by Magnoli and William Blinn. ... A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music from a particular feature film. ... The Artist redirects here. ... The Revolution was Princes backing band from the late 1970s through 1986. ... Warner Bros. ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... First Avenue nightclub in Minneapolis First Avenue and 7th Street Entry are a cornerstone of the Midwest music scene, and serve as an historic landmark of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Minneapolis redirects here. ... A benefit concert is a concert featuring musicians, comedians, or other performers that is held for a charitable purpose, often directed at a specific and immediate humanitarian crisis. ... Wendy Melvoin (born January 26, 1964) is a American rock guitarist and singer-songwriter best known for her work with Prince. ...


Purple Rain regularly is ranked among the best albums in music history. Time Magazine in 1993 ranked it the 15th greatest album of all time, and it placed 18th on VH1's list of 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 1980s.[1] “TIME” redirects here. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994 and VH1: Music First until 2003) is an American digital television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently... This article is about the music magazine. ... American actress Demi Moore, on a typical Vanity Fair cover (August, 1991) Vanity Fair is a glossy American glamour magazine monthly that offers a mixture of articles based on sensational exaggerations, jet-set and entertainment-business personalities, politics, and lies. ...

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Structure

Purple Rain was the first Prince album recorded with and credited to his backing group the Revolution. The resulting album was musically denser than Prince's previous one-man albums, emphasizing full band performances, and multiple layers of guitars, keyboards, icy electronic synthesizer effects, drum machines, and other instruments. Musically, Purple Rain remained grounded in the electro-funk and R&B elements of Prince's previous work while demonstrating a more pronounced rock feel in its grooves and emphasis on guitar showmanship. As a soundtrack record, much of the music had a grandiose, synthesized, and even—by some evaluations—a vaguely psychedelic sheen to the production and performances. The music on Purple Rain is generally regarded as the most pop-oriented of Prince's career, though a number elements point towards the more experimental pop/psychedelic records Prince would record after Purple Rain. As with many massive crossover albums, Purple Rain's consolidation of a myriad of styles, from pop/rock to urban R&B to dance, is generally acknowledged to account in part for its enormous popularity. The Revolution was Princes backing band from the late 1970s through 1986. ... For other uses, see Synthesizer (disambiguation). ... A Boss DR-202 Drum Machine Drum machines are sequencers with a synthesizer, sampler, and/or a sample playback (rompler) component that is tailored to imitate the sounds of drums and other percussion instruments. ... Electro (also known as electro funk) is an electronic style of hip hop directly influenced by Kraftwerk and funk records (unlike earlier rap records that were closer to disco). ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that attempts to replicate the mind-altering experiences of hallucinogenic drugs. ... For other uses, see Pop music (disambiguation). ... AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH ... Urban is in or having to do with cities, as distinct from rural areas. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


In addition to the record's breakthrough sales, music critics noted the innovative and experimental aspects of the soundtrack's music, most famously on the spare, bass-less "When Doves Cry", which was frequently identified as pop at its most avant-garde. Other aspects of the music, especially its synthesis of electronic elements with organic instrumentation and full-band performances (some, as noted above, recorded live) along with its landmark consolidation of rock and R&B, were identified by critics as distinguishing, even experimental factors. Stephen Erlewine of All Music Guide writes that Purple Rain finds Prince "consolidating his funk and R&B roots while moving boldly into pop, rock, and heavy metal" and identifies the record's nine songs as "uncompromising...forays into pop" and "stylistic experiments", echoing general sentiment that Purple Rain's music represented Prince at his most popular without forsaking his experimental bent.[2] Prince (UK) chronology Purple Rain track listing Darling Nikki (4) When Doves Cry (5) I Would Die 4 U (6) When Doves Cry is a song by Prince, and the lead single from his 1984 album Purple Rain. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ...


"Take Me with U" was originally written for the Apollonia 6 album, but was later pulled for Purple Rain. An unfortunate result of this addition was making crucial cuts to the suite-like "Computer Blue", which circulates amongst collectors in a superior, though unreleased extended version (a portion of this second section of "Computer Blue" can be heard in the film Purple Rain as Prince walks in on the men of The Revolution rehearsing). The song "Darling Nikki" is notable for its lyrical content,[3] which eventually led to the use of Parental Advisory stickers and imprints on album covers by ways of Tipper Gore and the Parents Music Resource Center. Take Me With U was the final single released from Prince and The Revolutions smash album, Purple Rain. ... Apollonia 6 was a 1980s female singing trio created by Prince as a continuation of a previous group, Vanity 6. ... In music, a suite is an organized set of instrumental or orchestral pieces normally performed at a single sitting, as a separate musical performance, not accompanying an opera, ballet, or theater-piece. ... Purple Rain is a 1984 feature film directed by Albert Magnoli and written by Magnoli and William Blinn. ... The Revolution was Princes backing band from the late 1970s through 1986. ... Darling Nikki is a song written and originally released by Prince on his Grammy nominated 1984 album Purple Rain. ... name=RIAA PA>RIAA Parental Advisory. ... Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson Gore (born August 19, 1948), known as Tipper Gore, is the wife of former Vice President Al Gore and was the Second Lady of the United States from 1993 until 2001. ... The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) was an American committee formed in 1985 by four women: Tipper Gore, wife of Senator and later Vice President Al Gore; Susan Baker, wife of Treasury Secretary James Baker; Pam Howar, wife of Washington realtor Raymond Howar; and Sally Nevius, wife of Washington City...


Reception

Prince won three Grammy Awards for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group, Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Special (Purple Rain) and Best R&B Song (songwriter) (Chaka Khan's "I Feel for You") and was nominated for Album of the Year (Purple Rain). "Purple Rain" (the song) also won an Oscar for Best Original Song Score in 1985.[4] Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Chaka Khan (born March 23, 1953) is an American singer first featured as a member of the funk band Rufus, who later became a successful solo artist. ... I Feel For You is a 1984 song by Chaka Khan. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ...


Purple Rain sold 13 million units in the United States, earning a Diamond Award from the Recording Industry Association of America. According to Billboard magazine, the album spent 24 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard album charts (August 4, 1984 to January 18, 1985) becoming one of the top soundtracks ever. Purple Rain traded the #1 album chart position with Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. twice, during 1984 and 1985. Two songs from Purple Rain, "When Doves Cry" and "Let's Go Crazy", would top the U.S. singles charts and were hits around the world, while the title track would go to number two on the Billboard Hot 100. The album has sold 20 million copies worldwide. RIAA redirects here. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... In film formats, the soundtrack is the physical area of the film which records the synchronized sound. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Springsteen redirects here. ... Born in the U.S.A. is the seventh studio album by Bruce Springsteen, released in 1984 (see 1984 in music). ... Prince (UK) chronology Purple Rain track listing Darling Nikki (4) When Doves Cry (5) I Would Die 4 U (6) When Doves Cry is a song by Prince, and the lead single from his 1984 album Purple Rain. ... Prince (UK) singles chronology I Would Die 4 U (1984) Lets Go Crazy/Take Me with U (1985) Paisley Park (1985) Purple Rain track listing Lets Go Crazy (1) Take Me With U (2) Lets Go Crazy is a 1984 song by Prince and the Revolution. ... This is a trivia section. ... “Hot 100” redirects here. ...


Track listing

All songs written by Prince, except "Computer Blue", words by Prince, Wendy and Lisa, music by Prince,John L. Nelson,Wendy and Lisa and Dr. Fink The Artist redirects here. ... Wendy Melvoin (born January 26, 1964) is a American rock guitarist and singer-songwriter best known for her work with Prince. ... Lisa Coleman (born August 17, 1960) is a musician. ...

  1. "Let's Go Crazy" – 4:39
  2. "Take Me with U" – 3:58
  3. "The Beautiful Ones" – 5:17
  4. "Computer Blue" – 3:56
  5. "Darling Nikki" – 4:13
  6. "When Doves Cry" – 5:52
  7. "I Would Die 4 U" – 2:56
  8. "Baby I'm a Star" – 4:24
  9. "Purple Rain" – 8:42

Prince (UK) singles chronology I Would Die 4 U (1984) Lets Go Crazy/Take Me with U (1985) Paisley Park (1985) Purple Rain track listing Lets Go Crazy (1) Take Me With U (2) Lets Go Crazy is a 1984 song by Prince and the Revolution. ... Take Me With U was the final single released from Prince and The Revolutions smash album, Purple Rain. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Darling Nikki is a song written and originally released by Prince on his Grammy nominated 1984 album Purple Rain. ... Prince (UK) chronology Purple Rain track listing Darling Nikki (4) When Doves Cry (5) I Would Die 4 U (6) When Doves Cry is a song by Prince, and the lead single from his 1984 album Purple Rain. ... I Would Die 4 U was the third single off Prince and the Revolutions legendary 1984 album Purple Rain. ... Baby Im a Star is a song written and recorded by Prince from his album Purple Rain. ... This is a trivia section. ...

Nov. 7, 1983 test pressing[5]

  1. Let's Go Crazy and dance in the moonlight'Bold text'
  2. The Beautiful Ones
  3. Darling Nikki
  4. Wednesday
  5. Purple Rain
  6. I Would Die 4 U
  7. Baby, I'm A Star
  8. Father's Song
  9. When doves cry--65.185.121.202 (talk) 00:55, 12 March 2008 (UTC)Italic text

Chart positions

Chart (1984) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 1
U.S. Billboard R&B Albums 1
UK Albums Chart 7
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 1

The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart was established by Billboard magazine in 1984. ... The UK Albums Chart is a chart of the sales positions of albums in the United Kingdom. ... The ARIA charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association. ...

Singles and Hot 100 chart placings

  1. "When Doves Cry"
  2. "17 Days"
  1. "Let's Go Crazy"
  2. "Erotic City"
  1. "Purple Rain"
  2. "God" (vocal)
  3. "God" (instrumental) — UK version only
  1. "I Would Die 4 U"
  2. "Another Lonely Christmas"
  1. "Take Me with U"
  2. "Baby I'm a Star"

The Billboard Hot 100 is the main singles chart used by Billboard magazine. ... Prince (UK) chronology Purple Rain track listing Darling Nikki (4) When Doves Cry (5) I Would Die 4 U (6) When Doves Cry is a song by Prince, and the lead single from his 1984 album Purple Rain. ... Single sleeve of When Doves Cry/17 Days single by Prince 17 Days is arguably the most famous of musician Princes B-sides. ... Prince (UK) singles chronology I Would Die 4 U (1984) Lets Go Crazy/Take Me with U (1985) Paisley Park (1985) Purple Rain track listing Lets Go Crazy (1) Take Me With U (2) Lets Go Crazy is a 1984 song by Prince and the Revolution. ... Single sleeve of Lets Go Crazy/Erotic City single by Prince Erotic City (make love not war Erotic City come alive) (usually referred to as Erotic City) is a song by the musician Prince, released as the B-side to the 1984 single Lets Go Crazy and to... This is a trivia section. ... I Would Die 4 U was the third single off Prince and the Revolutions legendary 1984 album Purple Rain. ... Take Me With U was the final single released from Prince and The Revolutions smash album, Purple Rain. ...

U.S Sales

Period RIAA award U.S Shipments Total
Jun 25, 1984 - Aug 29, 1984 Gold & Platinum on Aug 29, 1984 1,000,000 1,000,000
Aug 30, 1984 - Nov 13, 1984 8x platinum on Nov 13, 1984 7,000,000 8,000,000
Nov 14, 1984 - Jan 16, 1985 9x platinum on Jan 16, 1985 1,000,000 9,000,000
Jan 17, 1985 - Feb 22, 1989 10x platinum on Feb 22, 1989 1,000,000 10,000,000
Feb 23, 1989 - Jul 11, 1994 11x platinum on Jul 11, 1994 1,000,000 11,000,000
Jul 12, 1994 - May 16, 1996 13x platinum on May 16, 1996 2,000,000 13,000,000

Personnel

  • Prince: Guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, vocals.
  • Brownmark: Bass guitar, vocals.
  • Lisa Coleman: Keyboards, piano, sitar, vocals.
  • Wendy Melvoin: Guitars, vocals.
  • Dr. Fink: Keyboards, organ, vocals.
  • Bobby Z.: Drums, percussion.
  • David Coleman: Violin. (uncredited)
  • Suzie Katayama: Violin, viola. (uncredited)
  • Novi Novog: Cello. (uncredited)

Prince changed his stage name into an unpronounceable symbol in 1993, but took up the name Prince again in 1999. ... Brown Mark (also spelled Brownmark; born Mark Brown, 1962) is the former bassist of The Revolution, music artist Princes original touring (and later also his recording) band. ... Lisa Coleman (born August 17, 1960) is a musician. ... Wendy Melvoin (born January 26, 1964) is a American rock guitarist and singer-songwriter best known for her work with Prince. ... Doctor Fink (also known as Matt (Matthew) Fink) is an American musician whose specialty is the synthesizer. ... Bobby Z Rivkin is an American musician and producer who was a member of Princes former band, The Revolution. ... David Coleman, OBE (born April 26, 1926) is a former British sports commentator and TV presenter. ...

Miscellaneous

  • This album was mentioned in a 2004 Chappelle's Show skit which parodied Prince.
  • In the popular video game Mortal Kombat, one playable character named Rain is given a curiously purple outfit. This is an obvious reference to Prince acknowledged by the character developers as a sort of red herring but in later games given a full background.
  • The term "Purple Rain" first appears in the song "Ventura Highway" by the group America in their 1972 album Homecoming, and refers to LSD. Prince's song does not.
  • Mariah Carey covered "The Beautiful Ones" on her 1997 album, Butterfly, assisted by R&B quartet Dru Hill.
  • Indie band Rilo Kiley played a Purple Rain clip at the end of their song "Spectacular Views" live.

Chappelles Show is an American comedy television series starring comedian Dave Chappelle. ... For other uses, see Mortal Kombat. ... Rain is a character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series. ... Look up red herring in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the American rock band. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, and actress. ... Butterfly CD Information Image of the Butterfly compact disc Butterfly Back Cover Butterfly is the seventh album and fifth studio album by American pop/R&B singer Mariah Carey, released in the United States on September 16, 1997 by Columbia Records. ... Dru Hill is an American singing group, most popular during the late 1990s, whose repertoire included R&B, soul, and gospel music. ... Rilo Kiley is a Los Angeles-based indie rock band. ...

References

  1. ^ CBC.ca Arts - Prince's Purple Rain reigns over movie soundtrack list
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Prince & The Revolution: Purple Rain
  4. ^ "Purple Rain", Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, at AwardsDatabase.Oscars.org; last accessed September 9, 2006.
  5. ^ DanceMusicSexRomance: Prince - The First Decade, Per Nilsen, p. 263

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External links

  • Purple Rain lyrics
  • Music-Nerd track by track review
Preceded by
Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
Billboard 200 number-one album
August 4, 1984 - January 12, 1985
Succeeded by
Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
Born in the U.S.A. is the seventh studio album by Bruce Springsteen, released in 1984 (see 1984 in music). ... Springsteen redirects here. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... These are the Billboard magazine number one albums of 1984, per the Billboard 200. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Artist redirects here. ... For You is Princes debut album, released on April 7, 1978, when the artist was 20 years old, and bearing the classic tag, Written, composed, performed, and recorded by Prince. It is generally regarded as a promising but somewhat insubstantial early effort. ... Prince is the second album by Prince, released in 1979. ... Dirty Mind is the third album by Prince, released October 8, 1980. ... Controversy is Princes 4th album, released in 1981. ... 1999 is Princes fifth album, released in October 1982. ... Around The World In A Day was Princes 1985 follow-up to Purple Rain. ... Sign o the Times (or Sign ☮ the Times) is an album by Prince, released on March 30, 1987 on Paisley Park. ... This 1988 album is widely considered to be one of the best works of Prince. ... Diamonds and Pearls was Princes eleventh album, which was released in 1991. ... The correct title of this article is . This articles title contains characters or symbols not found in Unicode. ... Come was an album Prince was obligated to make after he changed his name to O(+>. It is an interesting look inside of Princes mind and one of his most sensual and dark albums. ... The Black Album is a Prince record that was originally planned for November of 1987 as the follow-up to Sign ☮ the Times. ... The Gold Experience is a (formerly known as Prince) album released in 1995. ... Chaos and Disorder is a 1996 album by (formerly known as Prince). ... Emancipation is a 1996 triple-CD album by Prince (then known as ). The title refers to Princes freedom from his contract with Warner Bros. ... The Truth is an album by Prince released in 1998. ... Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic is a 1999 album by (formerly known as Prince). ... Some factual claims in this article or section need to be verified. ... One Nite Alone is a Prince album featuring him on piano and vocals with a few embellishments here and there. ... Musicology is an album by Prince, released on April 20, 2004, which proved to be his most successful in years, reaching the top 5 of the album charts in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and many other countries. ... 3121 (pronounced thirty one, twenty one) is Princes latest studio album of new material. ... Planet Earth is the title of a studio album by Prince which was released on July 15, 2007 in the U.K. as a free covermount with The Mail on Sunday national newspaper, followed by a more traditional distribution in the rest of the world. ... Parade: Music from the Motion Picture Under the Cherry Moon was Princes 1986 follow-up to Around the World in a Day and the soundtrack to his second film. ... While it garnered mixed reviews from critics, the 1989 Batman soundtrack returned Prince to the top of the Billboard album charts. ... The soundtrack to Graffiti Bridge was much better received in sales than the movie of the same name, reaching #6 in the US and #1 in the UK. Nearly every song on the record was written by Prince, despite the handful of artists performing, including Tevin Campbell, Mavis Staples and... Girl 6 is a Prince album released in 1996. ... For the Indian book on sexual positions, please see: Kama Sutra. ... Track listing Xhalation Xcogitate Xemplify Xpectation Xotica Xogenous Xpand Xosphere Xpedition ... N.E.W.S is a 2003 instrumental album by Prince (artist) containg 4 tracks: North, East, West and South. Categories: Album stubs | 2003 albums | Prince albums ... Track listing WhenEyeLayMyHandsOnU JudasSmile SuperCute UnderneathTheCream SexMeSexMeNot Vavoom High TheDance Gamillah UMakeMySunShine Categories: Album stubs ... Track listing Silicon SM Groove YShouldEyeDoThat Golden Parachute Hypnoparadise Props n Pounds Northside Peace 2045 Radical Man The Daisy Chain Categories: Album stubs ... One Nite Alone. ... The Hits/The B-Sides is a 1993 (and the first) greatest hits compilation album by Prince. ... Crystal Ball is a compilation album by Prince (then known as ), released in 1997. ... The Very Best Of Prince is a Best of compilation album by Prince, released in 2001. ... Ultimate is the title of Princes latest greatest hits compilation album. ... Prince (DEU) singles chronology The Arms of Orion (1989) Scandalous (1989) The Future (1990) Scandalous is a smooth, romantic ballad by Prince, released as a single off his 1989 Batman soundtrack. ... The Beautiful Experience is an EP by Prince, though at the time he was using the unpronoucable symbol name. ... Purple Rain is a 1984 feature film directed by Albert Magnoli and written by Magnoli and William Blinn. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Sign o the Times (or Sign ☮ the Times) is a film written and directed by Prince. ... Graffiti Bridge is a film written, directed and starring Prince. ... This article includes the discography of the musician Prince. ... Paisley Park Records was Princes record label, associated with and funded by Warner Bros. ... NPG Records is the record label formed by Prince in 1993 to release his music after Paisley Park Records. ... Prince Interactive was an interactive CD-ROM containing information about Prince and other multimedia resources, like videos, a virtual tour through Paisley Park and so. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Prince has worked with dozens of musicians and performers over his career and has given songs to a diverse array of artists. ... The Revolution was Princes backing band from the late 1970s through 1986. ... The New Power Generation (or NPG for short) is the current backing group of musician Prince. ... The Time is a funk and dance-pop ensemble formed in 1981. ... The Family was a R&B band formed by Prince and one of the first signed to his record label, Paisley Park Records. ... Madhouse is a band from Minneapolis that was formed by Prince. ... Vanity 6 was a female vocal trio assembled by Prince in the early 1980s. ... Apollonia 6 was a 1980s female singing trio created by Prince as a continuation of a previous group, Vanity 6. ... Mazarati was a R&B band formed in the late 1980s by former Prince and the Revolution bassist Brown Mark. ...

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