21 August 1998

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New Power Soul Tour
21 August 1998
Venue Le Zénith
City, Country Paris, France
Band Prince (as SymbolSmallerBlue.png) (vox, guitar, bass, piano), Kirk Johnson (drums), Rhonda Smith (bass, vox), Morris Hayes (keyboards), Mike Scott (guitar), Marva King (vox, percussion)
Guest(s) Ophélie Winter
Ticket courtesy of roaldbakker@hotmail.com
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

Guesting with Larry Graham & NPGCS
Free Prince (guitar)
Everyday People Prince (guitar)
Music Lover Prince (guitar)
I Want To Take You Higher Prince (guitar)
The Jam Prince (guitar)
Push It Up Arrow.png Jam Of The Year
Talkin’ Loud And Sayin’ Nothing Arrow.png
Let’s Work Arrow.png
Delirious Arrow.png incl. Rock ‘N’ Roll Is Alive! (And It Lives In Minneapolis) (instrumental coda)
Purple Rain Arrow.png
Little Red Corvette
I Would Die 4 U Arrow.png
Jin-Go-Lo-Ba (instrumental) incl. Six [Int] & Get Yo Groove On coda
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man Alexa De Paris incl. Dolphin (reminiscent) [Int]
The Christ aborted
When You Were Mine incl. Beautiful Strange guitar prelude
The Ride
Love... Thy Will Be Done
That’ll Work (2001)
Days Of Wild incl. Freaks On This Side chants
The One incl. The One (Intro)
SetPiano.png Diamonds And Pearls
SetPiano.png The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
SetPiano.png Venus De Milo
SetPiano.png Diamonds And Pearls
SetPiano.png Darling Nikki [T]
Nothing Compares 2 U
Take Me With U [P] Arrow.png
Raspberry Beret [P] Mr. Happy (instrumental coda)
Come On w/ Ophelie Winter
(EyeBlue.png Like) Funky Music
Forever In My Life
If I Was Your Girlfriend
Let’s Go Crazy Arrow.png incl. Shave And A Haircut
She’s Always In My Hair Arrow.png
U Got The Look
Gett Off incl. (EyeBlue.png Like) Funky Music chant
Baby I’m A Star / 1999

See here for index, code, and color legend

Show Facts
Advertised Start Time / Start Time Length Of Show Attendance/Capacity Ticket Prices

20:00 / 22:55 (Prince) 150 minutes (Prince set) 6,700 / sold out FF 385 / FF 297 / FF 248

  • French radio station "NRJ" had organized a contest for 5 fans to meet and greet Prince backstage. The fans were introduced to Prince and Larry Graham at 22:40. He shook hands with the fans but didn’t speak to them, instead he introduced them to The NPG band members.
  • French actress Mathilda May was amongst the VIPs attending the show that night.
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

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