Purple Rain

Warner Bros.
Release date
30 Jan 2007
Running length
9 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Prince & The Revolution - Let's Go Crazy 4:39 111,822
2 Prince - Take Me With U 2:51 55,719
3 Prince - The Beautiful Ones 6:20 49,473
4 Prince - Computer Blue 3:59 51,314
5 Prince - Darling Nikki 4:14 70,803
6 Prince - When Doves Cry 5:55 339,045
7 Prince - I Would Die 4 U 3:48 153,723
8 Prince - Baby I'm a Star 4:24 52,829
9 Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain 8:41 198,580

About this album

Purple Rain is an album by Prince and The Revolution, the soundtrack to the film of the same name. It was released on June 25, 1984 by Warner Bros. Records.

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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