This weekend marks the 35th anniversary of the release of “Purple Rain.” But talking to the film’s writer-director Albert Magnoli, it seems like yesterday — at least in terms of the level of detail that he brings to his recollections of the development and production of Prince’s masterpiece. Not only does the filmmaker remember all […]
Thirty-five years later, Prince's iconic band members reflect on a cinematic journey that changed the lives of everyone involved and made concert film history.
It’s a rare singer-songwriter who can just give away undeniable hits like “Nothing Compares 2 U,” “Manic Monday” and “The Glamorous Life” to other artists, but that’s exactly what Prince did throughout his 40-year career. And on his birthday, June 7, the late artist’s estate, in partnership with Warner Bros. Records and Tidal, will release […]
“If you’ve ever wondered what half of Metallica sounds like covering Prince, well, it was worse than you can imagine,” one person tweeted.