Classic Albums LIVE presents Prince's Purple Rain

Classic Albums LIVE presents Prince's Purple Rain
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 9/12/2014
Time: 8:00 PM

701 W Lime St.
Lakeland, Florida 33815


Phone:
863-834-8111


Event Description: Purple Rain is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Prince and The Revolution and is the soundtrack album to the 1984 film Purple Rain. It was released on June 25, 1984 by Warner Bros. Records. Purple Rain is regulary ranked among the best albums in music history. Time magazine ranked it the 15th greatest album of all time in 1993, and it placed it 18th on VH1's Greatest Rock and Roll Albums of All Time countdown. Rolilng Stone magazine ranked it the second-best album of the 1980s and 76th on their list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Zounds magazine ranked it the 18th greatest album of all time. Finally, in 2007, the editors of Vanity Fair labeled it the best soundtrack of all time and Tempo magazine named it the greatest album of the 1980s. In 2012, Slant Magazine listed the album at #2 on its list of "Best Albums of the 1980s" behind only Michael Jackson's Thriller. That same year the album was added to the Library of Congress's National Recording Registry list of sound recordings that "are culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States. The two main songs from Purple Rain, "When Doves Cry" and "Let's Go Crazy" would top the US singles charts and were hits around the world, while the title track would go to number two on the Billboard Hot 100. The 1000th issue of Entertainment Weekly dated July 4, 2008 listed Purple Rain at number one on their list of the top 100 best albums of the past 25 years. The RIAA lists it as having gone platinum 13 times over. To date, it has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, becoming the sixth best-selling soundtrack album of all time.
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The Lakeland Center Youkey Theatre


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