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Rank the Tracks: Prince and The Revolution's Purple Rain (1984)

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Prince is here. Let's go crazy!



Prince and The Revolution's "Purple Rain" (1984)

Tracklisting:
01 | Let's Go Crazy
02 | Take Me With U
03 | The Beautiful Ones
04 | Computer Blue
05 | Darling Nikki
06 | When Doves Cry
07 | I Would Die 4 U
08 | Baby I'm a Star
09 | Purple Rain

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Entre parenthèses, the note I gave on the Moonbeam's game.

Great:
09 | Purple Rain (10)
05 | Darling Nikki (10)
01 | Let's Go Crazy (10)
06 | When Doves Cry (9.6)
07 | I Would Die 4 U (9.6)
04 | Computer Blue (9.6)
02 | Take Me With U (9.3)

Very good:
08 | Baby I'm a Star (8.9)
03 | The Beautiful Ones (8.7)
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Let's go crazy, what the heck

[imgsize 291x201]http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r57 ... ua3htz.jpg[/imgsize]

01 | When Doves Cry (top ten all-time)
02 | Let's Go Crazy
03 | Purple Rain
04 | I Would Die 4 U
05 | Take Me With U
06 | The Beautiful Ones
07 | Darling Nikki
08 | Computer Blue
09 | Baby I'm a Star
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Great album, forever linked to my youth...

06 | When Doves Cry*
04 | Computer Blue*
01 | Let's Go Crazy*
09 | Purple Rain
07 | I Would Die 4 U
02 | Take Me With U
05 | Darling Nikki
03 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 9.22
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06 | When Doves Cry
05 | Darling Nikki
09 | Purple Rain
01 | Let's Go Crazy
07 | I Would Die 4 U
02 | Take Me With U
08 | Baby I'm a Star
03 | The Beautiful Ones
04 | Computer Blue
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07 | I Would Die 4 U
09 | Purple Rain
08 | Baby I'm a Star
01 | Let's Go Crazy
03 | The Beautiful Ones
05 | Darling Nikki
06 | When Doves Cry
02 | Take Me With U
04 | Computer Blue
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Could be the album I've listened to more than any other in my lifetime.

01 | Let's Go Crazy
06 | When Doves Cry
09 | Purple Rain
08 | Baby I'm a Star
07 | I Would Die 4 U
02 | Take Me With U
05 | Darling Nikki
03 | The Beautiful Ones
04 | Computer Blue
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Yes! One of my all-time favorites! Not a bad track in the bunch. Purple Rain, The Stranger, and Enter the Wu-Tang are pretty much tied as my favorite album. (Man, this album list is going to be hard. I'm more of a song listener, so I need to hear more albums).
* - personal favorites

06 | When Doves Cry*
09 | Purple Rain*
07 | I Would Die 4 U*
01 | Let's Go Crazy*
02 | Take Me with U*
05 | Darling Nikki*
04 | Computer Blue*
03 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star
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1. Purple Rain
2. When Doves Cry
3. I Would Die 4 U
4. Darling Nikki
5. Let's Go Crazy
6. Take Me With U
7. The Beautiful Ones
8. Computer Blue
9. Baby I'm A Star

One of my favey albums ever
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Currently my #10 album... The perfect party record.

03 | The Beautiful Ones
06 | When Doves Cry
02 | Take Me With U
01 | Let's Go Crazy
09 | Purple Rain
04 | Computer Blue
05 | Darling Nikki
07 | I Would Die 4 U
08 | Baby I'm a Star
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01 | Let's Go Crazy
06 | When Doves Cry
02 | Take Me With U
05 | Darling Nikki
03 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star
04 | Computer Blue
09 | Purple Rain
07 | I Would Die 4 U

Difficult to rank. The only song clearly below the others is "I Would Die 4 U". The standout is surely the opening track.
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When Doves Cry
Purple Rain
Let's go Crazy
Computer Blue
Darling Nikki
Take me With U
The Beautiful Ones
Baby I'm a Star
I Would Die 4 U

Very clear bottom and very clear top two.
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1. Purple Rain
2. Let's go Crazy
3. When Doves Cry
4. Darling Nikki
5. I Would Die 4 U
6. Computer Blue
7. The Beatiful Ones
8. Take Me With U
9 Baby I'm A Star
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09 | Purple Rain
07 | I Would Die 4 U
02 | Take Me With U
06 | When Doves Cry
01 | Let's Go Crazy
03 | The Beautiful Ones
05 | Darling Nikki
04 | Computer Blue
08 | Baby I'm a Star
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09 | Purple Rain
06 | When Doves Cry
01 | Let's Go Crazy
05 | Darling Nikki
02 | Take Me With U
07 | I Would Die 4 U
03 | The Beautiful Ones
04 | Computer Blue
08 | Baby I'm a Star
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09 | Purple Rain
06 | When Doves Cry
02 | Take Me With U
07 | I Would Die 4 U
05 | Darling Nikki
01 | Let's Go Crazy
03 | The Beautiful Ones
04 | Computer Blue
08 | Baby I'm a Star
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01 | Purple Rain
02 | When Doves Cry
03 | Darling Nikki
04 | I Would Die 4 U
05 | Let's Go Crazy
06 | The Beautiful Ones
07 | Take Me With U
08 | Computer Blue
09 | Baby I'm a Star
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1. Computer Blue: 10
2. Let's Go Crazy: 10
3. The Beautiful Ones: 10
4. When Doves Cry: 10
5. Purple Rain: 10
6. Baby I'm a Star: 9
7. I Would Die 4 U: 9
8. Darling Nikki: 9
9. Take Me With U: 7.5
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Results after the first week of voting:
01 | When Doves Cry | 2,4 points
02 | Purple Rain | 2,6 points
03 | Let's Go Crazy | 3,4 points
04 | I Would Die 4 U | 5,0 points
05 | Darling Nikki | 5,2 points
06 | Take Me With U | 6,2 points
07 | The Beautiful Ones | 6,4 points
08 | Computer Blue | 6,7 points
09 | Baby I'm a Star | 7,8 points
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1. Purple Rain
2. When Doves Cry
3. The Beautiful Ones
4. Darling Nikki
5. Let's Go Crazy
6. Computer Blue
7. Take Me With U
8. I Would Die 4 U
9. Baby I'm a Star
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06 | When Doves Cry
09 | Purple Rain
01 | Let's Go Crazy
07 | I Would Die 4 U
05 | Darling Nikki
04 | Computer Blue
02 | Take Me With U
03 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star
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Just stumbled upon this website today. I love anything that has to do with ranking anything!

I actually live less than 2 miles from Paisley Park and grew up in the same town as Prince so this is a great album for a debut post. Still trying to get my arms around the scoring system but for now I'll just rank the tracks.

01 When Doves Cry*
02 Lets Go Crazy
03 Purple Rain
04 The Beautiful Ones
05 Computer Blue
06 Take Me With U
07 Baby I'm A Star
08 Darling Nikki
09 I Would Die 4 U**

* This, in my opinion, might be the single best sonn of the 1980's. Yes, that's a bold statement.

** I never thought about which Purple Rain track was my *least* favorite. And it might change by the day. There's not a bad track on this album!!
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Mookie Blaylock. I love it. Although things haven't gone well for him lately.
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Welcome to the Forum, MookieBlaylock10! It's nice to see Rank the Tracks as the point of entry of some new users...
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bootsy wrote:Mookie Blaylock. I love it. Although things haven't gone well for him lately.
Thanks! I'm a big Pearl Jam guy so that's where that comes from.
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MookieBlaylock10 wrote:
bootsy wrote:Mookie Blaylock. I love it. Although things haven't gone well for him lately.
Thanks! I'm a big Pearl Jam guy so that's where that comes from.
Yeah I knew they took his name when they first started out because they liked the name so much. They even named their first album Ten after the number he wore. For those that don't know who I'm talking about. Mookie Blaylock is a former NBA basketball in the late 80s and 90s:

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01 | When Doves Cry
02 | I Would Die 4 U
03 | Let's Go Crazy
04 | Computer Blue
05 | Darling Nikki
06 | Take Me With U
07 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star
09 | Purple Rain
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09 | Purple Rain
01 | Let's Go Crazy
02 | Take Me With U
05 | Darling Nikki
06 | When Doves Cry
07 | I Would Die 4 U
08 | Baby I'm a Star
03 | The Beautiful Ones
04 | Computer Blue
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06 | When Doves Cry
01 | Let's Go Crazy
02 | Take Me With U
03 | The Beautiful Ones
04 | Computer Blue
05 | Darling Nikki
07 | I Would Die 4 U
08 | Baby I'm a Star
09 | Purple Rain
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09 | Purple Rain
07 | I Would Die 4 U
03 | The Beautiful Ones
06 | When Doves Cry
05 | Darling Nikki
08 | Baby I'm a Star
02 | Take Me With U
01 | Let's Go Crazy
04 | Computer Blue
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01 | Let's Go Crazy
06 | When Doves Cry
09 | Purple Rain
04 | Computer Blue
02 | Take Me With U
05 | Darling Nikki
03 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star
07 | I Would Die 4 U
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07 | I Would Die 4 U
06 | When Doves Cry
01 | Let's Go Crazy
09 | Purple Rain
02 | Take Me With U
03 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star
05 | Darling Nikki
04 | Computer Blue

For the record, every song on this album is very good to great.
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06| When Doves Cry
05| Darling Nikki
09| Purple Rain
08| Baby I'm a Star
02| Take Me with U
03| The Beautiful Ones
07| I Would Die 4 U
04| Computer Blue
01| Let's Go Crazy
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01 | When Doves Cry
02 | Purple Rain
03 | Let's Go Crazy
04 | I Would Die 4 U
05 | Darling Nikki
06 | The Beautiful Ones
07 | Take Me With U (one of the most underrated Prince songs in my book)
08 | Baby I'm a Star
09 | Computer Blue
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02 | Take Me With U
09 | Purple Rain
06 | When Doves Cry
07 | I Would Die 4 U
01 | Let's Go Crazy
03 | The Beautiful Ones
08 | Baby I'm a Star
05 | Darling Nikki
04 | Computer Blue
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