Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Catapults To #4 On The Billboard Top 200

Released by NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records in new Deluxe and Deluxe – Expanded Edition formats last week, Prince’s Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning RIAA diamond-certified masterpiece Purple Rain now returns to the Top 5 of the Billboard Top 200 and bows at No. 4. Combining all versions, the album moved 52,000-plus cumulative units.

Additionally, it also captured #1 on the Top Soundtrack Albums Chart, #1 on the Top Vinyl Albums Chart, and #1 on the Top Catalog Albums Chart. As soon as the Deluxe and Deluxe – Expanded Edition versions went live, the record became a mainstay in the Top 10 of iTunes Overall Top Albums Chart.

The Deluxe and Deluxe – Expanded Edition were preceded by the release of three previously unheard anthems-“Electric Intercourse,” “Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden,” and “Father’s Song.” In just a month, “Electric Intercourse” quickly surpassed 1 million Spotify streams.

The two-CD Purple Rain Deluxe set includes the official 2015 Paisley Park Remaster of the original tapes from the soundtrack, presenting an unheard vision of the album overseen and sanctioned by Prince himself. The From The Vault & Unreleased disc boasts eleven gems unearthed from the heart of Prince’s storied vault.

Below is the complete tracklist for both editions:


Disc One: Original Album (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)

  1. Let’s Go Crazy
  1. Take Me With U
  1. The Beautiful Ones
  1. Computer Blue
  1. Darling Nikki
  1. When Doves Cry
  1. I Would Die 4 U
  1. Baby I’m A Star
  1. Purple Rain


Disc Two: From The Vault & Previously Unreleased

  1. The Dance Electric
  1. Love and Sex
  1. Computer Blue (“Hallway Speech” version)
  1. Electric Intercourse (studio)
  1. Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden
  1. Possessed (1983 version)
  1. Wonderful Ass
  1. Velvet Kitty Cat
  1. Katrina’s Paper Dolls
  1. We Can Fuck
  1. Father’s Song
Includes Disc One and Disc Two as Listed Above
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 (extended version)
  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)

Get Purple Rain Deluxe and Purple Rain Deluxe – Expanded Edition HERE. 


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