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1. Let’s Go Crazy 4:39
2. Take Me With U 3:54
3. The Beautiful Ones 5:15
4. Computer Blue 3:59
5. Darling Nikki 4:15
6. When Doves Cry 5:52
7. I Would Die 4 U 2:51
8. Baby I’m A Star 4:20
9. Purple Rain 8:45
* Produced, Arranged, Composed & Performed by Prince & The Revolution
“The Beautiful Ones,” “When Doves Cry” & “Darling Nikki” produced, arranged, composed and performed by Prince.
All words and music by Prince except “Computer Blue” written by John L. Nelson, Lisa, Wendy and Prince.
All songs published by Controversy Music ASCAP
Lisa Coleman: Keyboards and Voice
Wendy: Guitars and Voice
Bobby Z.: Percussion
Brown Mark: Bass and Voice
Matt Fink: Keyboards and Voice
“Let’s Go Crazy” & “Computer Blue” were recorded at The Warehouse in the summer of ‘83 by David Leonard & Susan Rogers.
“Take Me With U,” The Beautiful Ones” & “When Doves Cry” were recorded at Sunset Sound by Peggy Mac & David Leonard. All overdubs as well.
“I Would Die 4 U,” Baby I’m A Star,” “Purple Rain” recorded live at 1st Avenue in the summer of ‘83 by David Rivkin, David Leonard & Record Plant, New York.
“Darling Nikki” was recorded at a place very close 2 where u live.
Strings on “Take Me With U,” “Baby I’m A Star,” & “Purple Rain” by:
David Coleman – cello
Novi Novog – violin & viola
Suzie Katayama – cello
Arranged by Lisa & Prince.
Conducted by Lisa & Wendy.
LP originally mastered by Bernie Grundman
CDD Pre-Mastering by WCI record Group
LP Art Direction: Prince
Design: Laura LiPuma
Front cover photo: Ed Thrasher & Associates/Slenzak
Additional photography: Larry Williams
Painting: Doug Handers
Photos by Larry Williams & Ron Slenzak
On the hair side – Earl Jones
Makeup by Jayson Jeffreys
Rags by Louis & Vaughan, Marie France & Prince
All thanks 2 God – the light
Lisa & Wendy, Bobby, Mark & Matt – the Revolution
Chick – the protector
Steve, Rob & Joe – the producers
Albert Magnoli – the director
Peggy Mac – the patience
Fred Moultrie – the money
Lee Phillips – the brains
Warner Bros. Records & Film – belief
God – 4 the “rain”
Sandy – The care
The Time – “chicken grease”
Apollonia 6: Susan, Brenda & Apollonia – patience, wisdom & beauty
Jill – Love
Roy Bennett – Loyalty
David Leonard – the blade
Susan Rogers – energy
Carol McGovney – devotion
God – 4 the rainbow
William Binn – the story
Alan Leeds – the expert
Thanks 2 Don Thorin and all the cast & crew of Purple Rain:
Kim – hi
Morris & Jerome
Billy Sparks – what up ‘tho?
God – 4 the sun
Dez Dickerson & the Modernaires
Steve & everyone at 1st Avenue
All the extras and anybody else we foolhardedly forgot 2 mention
Thank you all – may u live 2 see the Dawn.
Music From The Motion Picture PURPLE RAIN__________________________________________________
and CLARENCE WILLIAMS III
Written by ALBERT MAGNOLI and WILLIAM BLINN
Produced by CAVALLO, FUFFALO and FARGNOLI
Directed by ALBERT MAGNOLI
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