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|date                  = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April 19|19 April 2018]] <small>''(digital release)''</small>
 
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|tracks                = [[Nothing Compares 2 U]] (4:40)<br>
 
|tracks                = [[Nothing Compares 2 U]] (4:40)<br>
 
[[Nothing Compares 2 U]] (Edit) (4:12)
 
[[Nothing Compares 2 U]] (Edit) (4:12)
 
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|introduction          = <b>Nothing Compares 2 U</b> is the first official posthumous [[Prince]] single, released two years after his death. The single contained [[Prince]]'s original 1984 studio version of [[Nothing Compares 2 U]], a song he gave to [[The Family]] for their 1985 album [[Album: The Family|The Family]], but which was later covered and made famous by Irish singer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinead_O%27Connor Sinead O'Connor].
 
|introduction          = <b>Nothing Compares 2 U</b> is the first official posthumous [[Prince]] single, released two years after his death. The single contained [[Prince]]'s original 1984 studio version of [[Nothing Compares 2 U]], a song he gave to [[The Family]] for their 1985 album [[Album: The Family|The Family]], but which was later covered and made famous by Irish singer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinead_O%27Connor Sinead O'Connor].
  
A digital single was released on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April 19|19 April 2018]], as a stand-alone single released without prior announcement. An accompanying [http://princevault.com/index.php?title=Video:_Nothing_Compares_2_U-2018 video] was made available at the same time on the official [[Prince_Streaming_Video_Channels Prince YouTube]] channel.
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A digital single was released on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April 19|19 April 2018]], as a stand-alone single released without prior announcement. An accompanying [[Video:_Nothing_Compares_2_U-2018|video]] was made available at the same time on the official [[Prince_Streaming_Video_Channels|Prince YouTube]] channel.
  
A 7" picture disc was made available to order at the same time on the official [https://www.princehitnrun.com princehitnrun.com] store, in bundles with merchandise bearing the same artwork. A purple vinyl was offered for sale from Minneapolis music store [www.electricfetus.com/ Electric Fetus] on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April 21|21 April 2018]], while a black vinyl version is planned for a wider release on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/May 25|25 May 2018]].
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A 7" picture disc was made available to order at the same time on the official [https://www.princehitnrun.com princehitnrun.com] store, in bundles with merchandise bearing the same artwork. A purple vinyl was offered for sale from Minneapolis music store [http://www.electricfetus.com Electric Fetus] on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/April 21|21 April 2018]], while a black vinyl version was released on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/May 25|25 May 2018]].
  
 
The digital version of the single contained only the full 4:40 version, while the vinyl version also includes a 4:12 edit of the song.
 
The digital version of the single contained only the full 4:40 version, while the vinyl version also includes a 4:12 edit of the song.
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A promotional single of [[Single: Nothing Compares 2 U|Nothing Compares 2 U]] (with no commercial release) was made available in 1993, but this used the live version of the song from [[Album: The Hits 1|The Hits 1]] (also included as the first disc of [[Album: The Hits / The B-Sides|The Hits / The B-Sides]]) and different artwork. This single receives a separate single page on our site [[Single: Nothing Compares 2 U|here]].
 
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| Country             = the USA
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| Date            = 5 May 2018
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| Chart (Country) = '''USA''': Billboard R&B Digital Song Sales
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| Date            = 5 May 2018
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{{SeeAlso|
 
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|item1  = [[Video: Nothing_Compares_2_U-2018|Nothing Compares 2 U]]<br>(music video)
 
|item1  = [[Video: Nothing_Compares_2_U-2018|Nothing Compares 2 U]]<br>(music video)
|image1  = [[File:Nc2u2018-vid-thumb.png|80px|link=Video: Nothing Compares 2 U (2018)]]
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|image1  = [[File:Nc2u2018-vid-thumb.png|80px|link=Video:_Nothing_Compares_2_U-2018]]
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|item2  = [[Single: Nothing Compares 2 U|Nothing Compares 2 U]]<br>(1993 promotional single)
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Latest revision as of 17:32, 30 November 2019

Freeurself single.jpg 2015: Free Urself All Singles All Related Artists Singles 2018: 17 Days (Piano Version) 17days single.jpg
Nothing Compares 2 U

Nothingcompares2u2018 single.jpg

Single details


Released: 19 April 2018 (digital release)
Related album: None
Label(s): NPG Records / Warner Bros.
Non-Album track(s):

Nothing Compares 2 U (4:40)
Nothing Compares 2 U (Edit) (4:12)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
America
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard R&B Digital Song Sales 5 May 2018 8 1
USA: Billboard Hot R&B Songs 5 May 2018 21 1
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in the USA
Awards
This single has not received any awards in the USA

See also


Nothing Compares 2 U
(music video)
Nothing Compares 2 U
(1993 promotional single)
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Nothing Compares 2 U is the first official posthumous Prince single, released two years after his death. The single contained Prince's original 1984 studio version of Nothing Compares 2 U, a song he gave to The Family for their 1985 album The Family, but which was later covered and made famous by Irish singer Sinead O'Connor.

A digital single was released on 19 April 2018, as a stand-alone single released without prior announcement. An accompanying video was made available at the same time on the official Prince YouTube channel.

A 7" picture disc was made available to order at the same time on the official princehitnrun.com store, in bundles with merchandise bearing the same artwork. A purple vinyl was offered for sale from Minneapolis music store Electric Fetus on 21 April 2018, while a black vinyl version was released on 25 May 2018.

The digital version of the single contained only the full 4:40 version, while the vinyl version also includes a 4:12 edit of the song.

A promotional single of Nothing Compares 2 U (with no commercial release) was made available in 1993, but this used the live version of the song from The Hits 1 (also included as the first disc of The Hits / The B-Sides) and different artwork. This single receives a separate single page on our site here.


Track listing
Digital Platforms

1. Nothing Compares 2 U (4:40)

Reference:
iTunes: id1372837566 (worldwide)

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.


Other Formats
Others
  • Vinyl formats to be added.

Releases
7", 12", CD, Cassettes and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

Worldwide Digital (.mp3) id1372837552 iTunes
Nothingcompares2u2018 single.jpg
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link=File:LabelA}}}
link=File:LabelB}}}

Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

None

 

 

 
Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva


References
  • Download Platforms:
iTunes
Freeurself single.jpg 2015
Free Urself
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 2018
17 Days (Piano Version)
17days single.jpg