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SPIN Releasing Prince Tribute Album

SPIN Magazine will be releasing a tribute album for the 25th anniversary of Prince’s movie and album “Purple Rain”. The tracks by the artists were commissioned by the editors of SPIN. Apollonia features on the cover of ‘When Doves Cry’ by the Twilight Singers. It will be available as a free download for SPIN magazine readers and subscribers via SPIN.com starting June 23. The album titled “Purplish Rain” was made to accompany the July cover story which is an oral history of Purple Rain. Artists covering songs for the tribute album include Chairlift, of Montreal, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and Fol Chen. For more details you can go here. The tracklisting for the album is below.

Purplish Rain Tracklisting:
1. Riverboat Gamblers – Let’s Go Crazy
2. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Take Me With U
3. Fol Chen – The Beautiful Ones
4. Of Montreal – Computer Blue
5. Chairlift – Darling Nikki
6. The Twilight Singers – When Doves Cry
7. Mariachi El Bronx – I Would Die 4 U
8. Craig Wedren – Baby I’m a Star
9. Lavender Diamond – Purple Rain

Chairlift – Don’t Give a Damn (Western Version) [zshare]
Fol Chen – The Idiot [zshare]

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  1. Christopher

    Actually looking to that Dap Kings track! We put together a Purple Rain Tribute podcast a few weeks ago over at covered that It includes tracks from Purple Rain covered by :Let’s Go Crazy – Clas Yngstrøm & Sky High7:30 – Take Me With You – Marshall Crenshaw11:13 – Darling Nikki – Foo Fighters14:34 – When Doves Cry – Patti Smith19:32 – I Would Die 4 U – Richard Swift22:53 – Baby I’m A Star – Buddy Miles27:21 – Purple Rain (live) – Martin Sexton

  2. Anonymous

    Check out Prince in the FREE Digital Edition of SPIN Magazine and get a FREE Tribute Album http://digital.spin.com/

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