365 Days of Music: Day 198

I don’t give a shit who you are:  Prince pwns you.  Purple Rain-era Prince in particular pwns you.  There is simply no disputing the genius of the entire soundtrack, which remains one of the most iconic 80s albums of all time.

Needless to say, if I didn’t already want to spend my life with my boyfriend, him singing this song to me in the car would have sealed the deal.  Even Baz Luhrmann understood this when he released his version of Romeo and Juliet in 1996.  It’s one of the ultimate songs of love and passion, with complications…

This is what it sounds like…

Day 198:  When Doves Cry – Prince


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