Purple Rain Gets Remastered

 
Billboard's 'Album of the Week' is the remastered deluxe edition of Purple Rain by Prince and The Revolution.

I remember critics swooping in on Purple Rain like evil vultures ready to rip the film apart. However, this movie has always been a favorite of mine and I will still stop to watch it when I come across it, or jam to the sounds of "When Doves Cry," "Darling Nikki," "The Beautiful Ones," and of course, "Purple Rain" whenever they come on.

To be honest, the 1984 album should have been remastered or released as a deluxe edition years ago, but I'm glad it's out now. The Purple Rain Remastered Deluxe Editions include 35 songs and 3 compact discs of nostalgic Prince tunes.

The list of CDs and the associated list of tracks are enough to make a Prince fan vibrate with pure purple pleasure. 💜

Disc One: Original Album (2015 Paisley Park Remaster) 
1. Let’s Go Crazy 
2. Take Me With U 
3. The Beautiful Ones 
4. Computer Blue 
5. Darling Nikki 
6. When Doves Cry 
7. I Would Die 4 U 
8. Baby I’m A Star 
9. Purple Rain

Disc Two: From The Vault & Previously Unreleased 
1. The Dance Electric 
2. Love And Sex 
3. Computer Blue (“Hallway Speech” version) 
4. Electric Intercourse (studio) 
5. Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden 
6. Possessed (1983 version) 
7. Wonderful Ass 
8. Velvet Kitty Cat 
9. Katrina’s Paper Dolls 
10. We Can Fuck 
11. Father’s Song

Disc Three: Single Edits & B-Sides 
1. When Doves Cry (edit) 
2. 17 Days 
3. Let’s Go Crazy (edit) 
4. Let’s Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix) 
5. Erotic City 
6. Erotic City ("Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive”) 
7. Purple Rain (edit) 
8. God 
9. God (Love Theme From Purple Rain) 
10.Another Lonely Christmas 
11. Another Lonely Christmas (extendedversion) 
12. I Would Die 4 U (edit) 
13. I Would Die 4 U (extended version) 
14. Baby I’m A Star (edit) 
15.Take Me With U (edit)

DVD: Prince And The Revolution, Live at the Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, March 30, 1985 
1. Let’s Go Crazy 
2. Delirious 
3. 1999 
4. Little Red Corvette 
5. Take Me With U 
6. Do Me, Baby 
7. Irresistible Bitch 
8. Possessed 
9. How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore? 
10. Let’s Pretend We’re Married 
11. International Lover 
12. God 
13. Computer Blue 
14. Darling Nikki 
15. The Beautiful Ones 
16. When Doves Cry 
17. I Would Die 4 U 
18. Baby I’m A Star 
19. Purple Rain

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