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Purple Rain (Deluxe - Expanded Edition)

Prince & The Revolution

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1.1
Let's Go Crazy (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
4:38
1.2
Take Me with U (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
3:53
1.3
The Beautiful Ones (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
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5:13
1.4
Computer Blue (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
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3:58
1.5
Darling Nikki (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)  EXPLICIT
Prince & The Revolution
4:15
1.6
When Doves Cry (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
5:53
1.7
I Would Die 4 U (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
2:49
1.8
Baby I'm a Star (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
4:22
1.9
Purple Rain (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
8:44
1.10
The Dance Electric
Prince & The Revolution
11:29
1.11
Love and Sex
Prince & The Revolution
5:00
1.12
Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
Prince & The Revolution
12:18
1.13
Electric Intercourse (Studio Version)
Prince & The Revolution
4:57
1.14
Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden
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6:25
1.15
Possessed
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7:56
1.16
Wonderful Ass  EXPLICIT
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6:26
1.17
Velvet Kitty Cat
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2:42
1.18
Katrina's Paper Dolls
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3:30
1.19
We Can Fuck  EXPLICIT
Prince & The Revolution
10:17
1.20
Father's Song
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5:30
1.21
When Doves Cry (7" Single Edit; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
3:48
1.22
17 Days (7" B-Side Edit; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
3:56
1.23
Let's Go Crazy (7" Single Edit; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
3:47
1.24
Let's Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
7:35
1.25
Erotic City (Let's Go Crazy 7" B-Side Edit; 2017 Remaster)  EXPLICIT
Prince & The Revolution
3:56
1.26
Erotic City (Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive; Extended Version; 2017 Remaster)  EXPLICIT
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7:23
1.27
Purple Rain (7" Single Edit; 2017 Remaster)
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4:05
1.28
God (Purple Rain 7" B-Side; 2017 Remaster)
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4:02
1.29
God (Love Theme from Purple Rain / U.K. 12" B-Side; 2017 Remaster)
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7:58
1.30
Another Lonely Christmas (I Would Die 4 U 7" B-Side Edit; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
4:53
1.31
Another Lonely Christmas (Extended Version; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
6:47
1.32
I Would Die 4 U (7" Single Edit; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
2:58
1.33
I Would Die 4 U (Extended Version; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
10:18
1.34
Baby I'm a Star (Take Me with U 7" B-Side Edit; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
2:49
1.35
Take Me with U (7" Single Edit; 2017 Remaster)
Prince & The Revolution
3:43
Total Playing Time    3:18:13
- Billboard 200 - #1 (1984)
- Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - #1 (1984)

"The spirit of Jimi Hendrix must surely smile down on Prince Rogers Nelson. Like Hendrix, Prince seems to have tapped into some extraterrestrial musical dimension where black and white styles are merely different aspects of the same funky thing. Prince’s rock & roll is as authentic and compelling as his soul and his extremism is endearing in a era of play-it-safe record production and formulaic hit mongering."
- Rolling Stone

Purple Rain is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Prince, released on June 25, 1984 by Warner Bros. Records. It is the first to feature the billing of his band the Revolution, and is the soundtrack to the 1984 film of the same name. Purple Rain was musically denser than Prince's previous albums, emphasizing full band performances, and multiple layers of guitars, keyboards, electronic synthesizer effects, drum machines, and other instruments.

As a soundtrack record, much of the album had a grandiose, synthesized, and psychedelic sheen to the production and performances. The music on Purple Rain is generally regarded as the most pop-oriented of Prince's career, though a number of elements point towards the more experimental records Prince would release after Purple Rain. The album is regularly ranked among the greatest albums of all time. It was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and added to the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry list of sound recordings that "are culturally, historically, or aesthetically important".

This deluxe expanded edition features the original full-length album, re-mastered in 2015 in a process overseen by Prince himself, alongside a disc of previously unreleased songs called "From the Vault & Previously Unreleased", and an additional bonus disc with all the single edits, maxi-single edits and B-sides from the Purple Rain era.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Warner Records Studio Masters

Tracks 1-10, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22-32 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source
Tracks 11, 12, 14, 17, 18, 21 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM
Tracks 33-35 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 96 kHz / 24-bit; 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 192 kHz / 24-bit

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