Apr 29, 2016 purple rain was a landmark that solidified princes standing as the preeminent pop genius of his generation. Purple rain, an album by prince and the revolution. This is an early german pressing with the target design on the disc color scheme. The original version of this song is from the movie purple rain. Before their official breakup, the revolution had released two studio albums, two soundtracks, and two videos. Purple rain prince and the revolution, prince songs. Purple rain is a song by prince and the revolution. Prince and the revolution purple rain full album free. The revolution is an american rock band formed in minneapolis, minnesota and assembled in 1979 by prince. The first two singles from the album, when doves cry and lets. That style is solidified on purple rain, making this album both the apotheosis of prince, and a blueprint for a new mode of pop music.
The top five week of august 4, 1984 purple rain, prince and the revolution. It was his third us single second uk and title track from the 1984 album of the same name, which in turn was the soundtrack album for the 1984 film of the same name. It is the first to feature the billing of his band the revolution, and is the soundtrack to the 1984 film of the same name. We have 28 princepurplerain music torrents for you. Purple rain was developed to showcase prince s talents, and the film contains several concert sequences. Prince and the revolution purple rain 1984, allied. Purple rain is the sixth studio album by american recording artist prince, the first to feature his band the revolution, and is the soundtrack to the 1984 film of the same name. Released after the tour itself was complete, the video is a recording of the march 30, 1985 concert in syracuse, new york. Pwrince purple rain live american music awards 1985.
Prince and the revolution originally released purple rain written by prince and prince and the revolution released it on the album purple rain in 1984. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. It is the title track from the 1984 album of the same name, which in turn is the soundtrack album for the 1984 film of the same name, and was released as the third single from that album. Prince, writer prince and the revolution, producer. Prince and the revolution purple rain lyrics and tracklist.
Prince and the revolution purple rain 1984 flac west german target. The track is also featured in the movie purple rain in 1993, the track was included as the 18th and final track on the compilation album the. It never gets old and still moves and resonats after all of these years. Purple rain prince avi youtube prince purple rain live milan 2010 hq youtube. Purple rain is a cult classic and is the best prince movie.
Find prince and the revolution song information on allmusic. I was a teenager then and having the time of my life. It was released as the third single from the 1984 album of the same name. This edition contains additional artwork inside and lyrics for each song although not the easiest to read purple lyrics on a dark background in the purple rain font. Purple rain was a landmark that solidified prince s standing as the preeminent pop genius of his generation. A must have for any record collection, and any fan of prince. The band went nameless for almost three years while supporting prince live and appearing in his music videos.
Been listening to this song over the past couple of days and the day i. There are over two dozen new and updated studio sessions, additional exclusive interviews with the people who were there, uptodate neverbeforerevealed information about his unreleased outtakes and much more. Prince and the revolution purple rain releases discogs. The film stars prince in his acting debut playing the kid, a character based in part on prince himself.
It hit number 2 spot in the billboard hot 100 chart in the united states and re. Prince and the revolution purple rain 1984, cd discogs. Vinyl 7 prince and the revolution purple rain 1984, vinyl discogs. Prince and the revolution purple rain 1984, vinyl discogs. Purple rain is a power ballad by prince and the the revolution. Editors notes purple rain both the semiautobiographical no. Three years later, prince s 1999 was released with and the revolution printed upside down, in rather hidden fashion, on its cover.
Purple rain prince and the revolution tweet when, five albums into his career, prince suggested that he wanted to make a movie, his label scoffed. After inviting his dearly beloved to the opening frenzy of lets go crazy, he. Prince designed purple rain as the project that would make him a superstar, and, surprisingly, that is exactly what happened. Three months after the albums release, purple rain was released as the albums third single, available worldwide. His glossiest, most ambitious album to date, purple rain, the original motion picture soundtrack, was the first album to officially credit his backup band the revolution, though real prince fans will know that the first appearance of the revolution in name on an album cover was on the preceding album, 1999, in fine print, spelled backwards. It was also covered by snake davis, indigojazzlounge, the okra allstars, paul kitchen and other artists. Silver paint background with red target and black lettering.
The purple rain tour was a concert tour by american recording artist prince and the revolution following up on the success of his sixth studio album purple rain and his 1984 film purple rain. Prince released the soundtrack to his film purple rain in 1984, and is considered one the most classic albums of the 80s. Although widely associated with rock music, the bands sound incorporated rhythm and blues, pop, funk, and psychedelia elements. Music from the motion picture purple rain starring prince. Purple rain is the sixth studio album by american singer, songwriter, producer, and t prince. Live is a live concert video by prince and the revolution. The revolution purple rain and see which albums it appears on. Purple rain prince to stream in hifi, or to download in true cd quality on. Purple rain is the sixth studio album by american recording artist prince, released on june 25, 1984 by warner bros. I have loved prince since the eighties when i first saw purple rain about 15 times in the theater. Download free new release mp3 prince, the revolution purple rain 1984 flac from zippyshare, uploaded, torrent. Ok, those are really bad examples, but have to give prince his credit for pioneering the i am an auteurish manboy who will record crooning future funk unlike anything you have ever heard style. Complete your prince and the revolution collection.
Formally active from purple rain 1984 through parade. Cover versions of purple rain by prince and the revolution. All the singles and albums of prince, peak chart positions, career stats, weekbyweek chart runs and latest news. Apr 22, 2016 i do not own this video nor do i claim anything off it therefore i couldnt find the official video anywhere so here it is. Prince full official chart history official charts company. I purchased this the day prince passed away because i realized i had not had purple rain on vinyl since i was in high school. Prince and the revolutions purple rain engineers david z and david leonard discuss the recording of princes 1984 number one hit purple rain by dan daley. Nov 08, 2014 provided to youtube by rhinowarner records the beautiful ones prince purple rain. Purple rain is the ninth and final track on prince s sixth album purple rain, the first album to be credited to prince and the revolution. The concert was also broadcast live throughout europe as the final act of the 15th rock night, an allnight show of four concerts staged by west german public broadcaster westdeutscher. Prince formed the revolution in minneapolis, minnesota in 1979 as his backing band for his first concert tour. The first recording properly credited to prince and the revolution was 17 days, the bside of the march 1984 released purple rain lead single when doves cry.
It was post marked the day he died and i have not opened it. Purple rain, prince and the revolution august 4, 1984. Purple rain live in tokyo, 1990 apr 16, 2009 video. The vinyl is in my collection and prince is still in my heart.
I do not own this video nor do i claim anything off it therefore i couldnt find the official video anywhere so here it is. Althought it was loosely based on his life, fact or fiction, purple rain will always be one of the greatest rock movies ever made. Vinyl 12 prince and the revolution purple rain 1984, vinyl discogs. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Prince and the revolution purple rain official music video. Purple rain prince and the revolution song info allmusic. Prince and the revolution purple rain 19841985 prince and the revolutions bestselling album, purple rain, produced by prince and the revolution themselves, peaked at number one on the billboard 200 knocking bruce springsteens born in the u. Purple rain soundtrack from the motion picture by prince. Prince and the revolution purple rain 1984 collection.
This soundtrack takes me back to that time and makes me feel good, getting lost in the memories. The original lineup consisted of gayle chapman on keyboards, andre cymone on bass, dez dickerson on guitar, doctor fink on keyboards and bobby z. Scrobble songs and get recommendations on other tracks and artists. Purple rain was musically denser than prince s previous albums, emphasizing full band performances, and multiple layers of guitars, keyboards. Prince and the revolution purple rain 1984 created by florxquin on 02 apr 2020. This expanded paperback version of prince and the purple rain era studio sessions. Prince and the revolution purple rain 1984, target cd. The acting was so good that you really believed that this was prince s biography. Front cover purple rain remains one of historys most important, indisputable, and influential albums, but youve never heard it like this before. After inviting his dearly beloved to the opening frenzy of lets go crazy, he leads us on a synthdriven, psychosexual odyssey that never lets up. Song information for purple rain prince and the revolution on allmusic.1423 731 8 1287 868 1286 80 1119 1589 557 610 928 595 836 1236 494 1148 1253 607 1206 1309 302 1225 1431 1229 69 256 1473 417 5 586 414 853