So, although we wanted him to do all of his wild. He also sang on "That Girl's from Outer Space" and "Sonny Boy" from Lookouts album Spy Rock Road. He then sang and played the guitar on "Dominated Love Slave" from Kerplunk and the hidden track "All by Myself" from Dookie, both of which he wrote and composed (on "Dominated Love Slave", guitarist and vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong played drums). Tré Cool has also recorded a version of Tay Zonday's "Chocolate Rain.
Prince supported the album with the Purple Rain Tour, his most extensive to date, and the first billed as Prince and the Revolution. Every song on the album was played regularly on the tour, which comprised of 100 shows throughout the United States, also including two shows in Canada. On 4 August 1984, after 3 weeks in the chart, Purple Rain reached number 1 on the US Billboard Top Lps And Tape chart, where it remained for 12 weeks (the album remained almost a year in the US charts). It also reached number 1 on the US Billboard Black LPs chart, remaining at top position for 19 weeks. The "Prince Purple Rain" logotype that was originally commissionned by Warner Bros for the movie was later adapted by graphic designer Jay Vigon for the album cover.
Prince designed Purple Rain as the project that would make him a superstar, and, surprisingly, that is exactly what happened. Simultaneously more focused and ambitious than any of his previous records, Purple Rain finds Prince consolidating his funk and R&B roots while moving boldly into pop, rock, and heavy metal with nine superbly crafted songs
Today, it offers round the clock country music and cold beer. 3. Ernest Tubb Record Shop. Biscuits, grits, sweet potato pancakes, country ham. If you’re looking for a traditional southern-style breakfast with big ol’ helpin's, this is the place. Opened in 1951 by Lon and Annie Loveless, the restaurant is a Nashville tradition. And stick around on Wednesday evenings for the variety show Music City Roots, the Lovelesses’ own mini-version of the Opry.
|A1||World Is Wide||4:50|
|A3||Come Our Way||6:40|
|A4||Place Of Cool Rain||4:40|
|A5||Sad & Beautiful World||4:19|
|B2||I Lose My Conscience||3:20|
|B3||See Me See You||4:55|
- Bass, Vocals – Uli Dorenkamp
- Drums – Michi Groß
- Guitar, Vocals – Michi Hendricks
- Violin – Anja Bierwirth