Purple Rain [Deluxe Edition]

Purple Rain [Deluxe Edition]

by Prince & the Revolution

CD(Special Edition)

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Overview

Purple Rain [Deluxe Edition]

The soundtrack to Prince's loosely autobiographical rock-u-drama, Purple Rain, is a delicious fusion of musical genres, from the rock-tinged anthem "Let's Go Crazy" to the gospel-rooted title track. Moving seamlessly from the mindless pop of "Take Me with You," an endearing duet with the film's costar, Apollonia Kotero, to the sparse funk of the bass line-less "When Doves Cry," Purple Rain catapulted the androgynous Minneapolis native and his multi racial funk-rock band, the Revolution, into pop superstardom. The record, which sold nearly 1.5 million copies its first week in stores and garnered "His Royal Badness" two Grammies and an Academy Award for Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special, forever changed the sound and fashion sensibility of modern pop and R&B. With this flawless nine-song record, Prince proved once and for all that baby, he's a star. Deanna L. Martin

Product Details

Release Date: 06/23/2017
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
UPC: 0093624930433
catalogNumber: 561689
Rank: 7310

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Prince & the Revolution   Primary Artist
Brownmark   Bass,Vocals,Group Member
Prince   Vocals
Fink   Keyboards,Vocals
Lisa Coleman   Piano,Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals,Group Member
Wendy Melvoin   Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals,Group Member
Bobby Z   Drums,Group Member

Technical Credits

Prince   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Engineer,Art Direction,Instrumentation
Lisa Coleman   Composer
Peggy McCreary   Engineer
Wendy Melvoin   Composer
Susan Rogers   Engineer
Prince & the Revolution   Arranger,Producer
Ed Thrasher   Cover Photo
Michael Howe   Reissue Executive Producer
James Goble   Images
Alex Tenta   Art Direction
Joshua Welton   Remastering Engineer
John L. Nelson   Composer
Doug Handers   Paintings

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