℗ 1984 NPG Records, Inc. under exclusive license to Warner Records Inc.
Purple Rain (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) Tracklist:
Unique, epic, futuristic, passionate. This album has range in terms of Prince’s music & artistic skill. Some tracks are expressive and earthy, other tracks are reflective, ethereal, otherworldly even spiritual. Won the Oscar deservedly for his compositions as a songwriter and composer. It’s rare to be both in the music industry nowadays.
COME ON... the track “purple rain” isn't included in the “Purple Rain” soundtrack? Really? I knew the second Prince’s estranged sister took control of his ashes 90 minutes after they were released there would be issues with his music. Thirsty much? So sad how his artistry and music is being put out there for a profit. Glad I still have my original “purple rain” album to listen to. Geesh it’s despicable.
My first taste of real music was Prince. My earliest memory of this is sitting in the back of my dad’s convertible, the electric sounds of Prince’s guitar riffs blaring through the miniature speakers. Back then, I had no idea the lasting effect that this exposure would do for me. I have, and always will, be known as the friend with the “old” style of music. Although this characteristic may seem like a curse, its also a blessing. It introduced me to the greatest song of all time. In my opinion, “I Would Die 4 U” by Prince is one of the best songs I’ve ever heard. Prince’s usual lyrics don’t include references to religion, but this one does, which is what makes it so unique to prince’s discography. The vivid memories of listening to Prince with my father, the lyrical intensity of blending two very different types of music, makes this song more socially impactful. Prince has a way with words and has left his legacy for the world to appreciate and love. People every day thank Prince for shaping genres and leading the way for other artists to bend the norms and do the unthinkable.
Flawless with the roaring guitars, excellent vocals and poetic lyrics, the album blows everything out of the water, and lets go crazy is probably a contender for the greatest song ever made.
Man....I can just now listen to a full Prince song without having to turn it off because I start crying. I love this dude. Greatest album of all time without question. RIP Prince, we miss you.
Of course I love this album! I'm a crazy PRINCE fan and I'm only 16 !!!! I became one just at 15 and I'm saying that this man changed my life! Thank you Prince Rogers Nelson and I love you so much 💜💘 #ripprince 👼
Still the best Prince album of so many stellar albums...In fact, one of the best albums of the 80s if not all time. Almost every song is a gem of writing, performance, and production. Style.
One of the only albums that I own that has no flaws, no bad songs, nothing to skip. One song flows to the next perfectly. One of the best albums ever made. If you don't own this one, you're missing out. This is Prince at his most brilliant.
The Movie is a Classic an so was the Original Motion picture soundtrack is a 5 Star album ; however I feel like ITunes robbed me without a pistol! All other songs and preformances were removed from the original cassests & LP's that appeared on the sound track in 1984. Shame on you Apple.
This album is amazing and really set Price into the rest of his career. Really changed my life with this one. One thing on the track listing though: Why the hell is Purple Rain listed as an Explicit song? The lyrics have no negative connotation at all. Its about relationships. So weird. Otherwise, LISTEN TO THIS ALBUM OVER AND OVER