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Purple Rain

Artist
TypeStudio Full-length [collaboration]
Released
GenresFilm Soundtrack, Pop Rock, Synth Funk, Dance-Pop
LabelsWarner Bros. Records
Length43:50
Ranked#8 for 1984 , #665 all-time
Reviews :  0
Comments :  2
Total votes :  2
Rating :  90 / 100
Have :  1
Want :  1
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Purple Rain Information

Track listing (Songs)

Title Length Rating Votes
1. Let's Go Crazy 4:39 90 1
2. Take Me With U 3:54 85 1
3. The Beautiful Ones 5:15 85 1
4. Computer Blue 3:59 80 1
5. Darling Nikki 4:15 85 1
6. When Doves Cry 5:52 95 1
7. I Would Die 4 U 2:51 90 1
8. Baby I'm a Star 4:20 85 1
9. Purple Rain 8:45 95 1

Line-up (Members)

  • Prince : Lead Vocals And Various Instruments, String Arrangements
  • Wendy Melvoin : Guitar And Vocals (1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9)
  • Lisa Coleman : Keyboards And Vocals (1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9)
  • Matt Fink : Keyboards (1, 2, 7, 8, 9)
  • Brown Mark : Bass (1, 2, 7, 8, 9)
  • Bobby Z. : Drums And Percussion (1, 2, 7, 8, 9)
  • Novi Novog : Violin And Viola (2, 8, 9)
  • David Coleman : Cello (2, 8, 9)
  • Suzie Katayama : Cello (2, 8, 9)
  • Apollonia : Co-lead Vocals (2)
  • Jill Jones : Background Vocals (2)

Production staff / artist

  • Prince and the Revolution : Producer
  • David Leonard : Recording Engineer
  • Peggy McCreary : Recording Engineer
  • Susan Rogers : Recording Engineer
  • David Z. : Recording Engineer
  • Bernie Grundman : Mastering
Additional notes
Recorded :
August 1983 – March 1984

Studio :
First Avenue (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
The Warehouse (St. Louis Park, Minnesota)
Record Plant (Los Angeles, California)
Sunset Sound (Hollywood, California)

Purple Rain Comments

 (90/100)
2,000만장 가량 팔린 메가 히트 앨범으로, 두 곡(1, 6번 트랙)이 빌보드 싱글차트 1위에 올랐으며 다섯 곡이 10위권에 진입하였다. 록, 팝, 소울, 펑크 등의 다양한 음악들이 혼재해 있다.
 (90/100)
Purple Rain 한곡만으로도 살 가치가 있습니다. 나머지는 그럭저럭인듯