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"Pop Life" was the second U.S. (and final U.K.) single off Prince and The Revolution's 1985 album, Around the World in a Day, released on 10 July 1985. The lyrics relate the pitfalls of being a celebrity. The song starts with a faded-in synth line and quickly starts the main tune. The easy groove is achieved with a smooth bass guitar and piano embellishments. A drum machine provides handclaps to make the song danceable. "Pop Life" was recorded… read more

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  • Avatar for nikko00
    Maybe my favorite Prince song. R.I.P.
  • Avatar for Gentlemanhog
    Puts everything in perspective. Top song.
  • Avatar for jinglynnbabee
    ...and this live version of Pop Life is amazing... his genius never stops!
  • Avatar for jinglynnbabee
    Never get enough of Prince!!!!!! Happy Birthday (even tho he doesn't celebrate it)!
  • Avatar for Squalukal
    what album is this live version from?
  • Avatar for MissNina84
    Nice version! Funky bassss!
  • Avatar for rbynum12
    Baddest musician period!
  • Avatar for jillian8
    I like the studio version best, but everything he does is magic.
  • Avatar for FeFeMonroe
    PRINCE is a rock genius. If u dont like ONE Prince song then u dnt appreciate the beauty of music
  • Avatar for jakobdorof
    one of my prince faves

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