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The footage comes from a live broadcast¹ of a [[Purple Rain Tour]] [[30 March 1985|concert in Syracuse]], on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/March_30|30 March 1985]].  
 
The footage comes from a live broadcast¹ of a [[Purple Rain Tour]] [[30 March 1985|concert in Syracuse]], on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/March_30|30 March 1985]].  
  
It was first released on 2 cassettes under the name of "Double Live" before being re-released as <b>Prince And The Revolution: Live</b> on one cassette and laserdisc.
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It was first released on 2 cassettes under the name of "Double Live" before being re-released as <b>Prince And The Revolution: Live</b> on one cassette and laserdisc.
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The home video reached the number 1 spot (where it remained for 13 weeks) on the Billboard Top Music Videocassettes chart and number 2 on the Billboard Top Videocassettes Sales. It was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA.
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In 2017, the video was restored and released on a DVD included on the expanded edition of the [[Album: Purple Rain Deluxe|Purple Rain Deluxe]].
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The audio was released digitally as [[Album: Prince And The Revolution: Live|Prince And The Revolution: Live]] on [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/May 15|15 May 2020]].
 
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<br>  
The video contains songs that are the first musical contributions (released by [[Prince]] under his own name) by [[Eric Leeds]] who would become long-term musical collaborators ([[Eric Leeds]] had previously contributed to [[Album: The Family|The Family]] side-project).
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¹ ''<small>Several countries around the world, amongst them Germany (on TV program ''Rockpalast''), broadcast the concert live. France TV channel Antenne 2 broadcast the concert a few days later.</small>''
 
¹ ''<small>Several countries around the world, amongst them Germany (on TV program ''Rockpalast''), broadcast the concert live. France TV channel Antenne 2 broadcast the concert a few days later.</small>''
 
<!-------FORMAT 1 LIST ------->
 
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B07. [[Purple Rain]] (18:24)<br>
 
B07. [[Purple Rain]] (18:24)<br>
 
|Other                = '''DVD'''
 
|Other                = '''DVD'''
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Restored and included on [[Album: Purple Rain Deluxe|Purple Rain Deluxe]] Expanded Edition
 
# <b>[[Let's Go Crazy]] </b> (6:03)
 
# <b>[[Let's Go Crazy]] </b> (6:03)
 
# <b>[[Delirious]] </b> (2:51)
 
# <b>[[Delirious]] </b> (2:51)
# <b>[[1999]] </b> (5:5-)
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# <b>[[1999]] </b> (5:51)
 
# <b>[[Little Red Corvette]] </b> (3:38)
 
# <b>[[Little Red Corvette]] </b> (3:38)
 
# <b>[[Take Me With U]] </b> (4:56)
 
# <b>[[Take Me With U]] </b> (4:56)
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| charts        =  
 
| charts        =  
 
{{ChartLine|
 
{{ChartLine|
| Date                = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_24|24 Aug. 1985]]
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| Date                = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_31|31 Aug. 1985]]
| Chart (Country)      = Top Videocassette Sales, USA
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| Chart (Country)      = Billboard Top Music Videocassettes chart, USA
| Peak Position        = 2 <sup>(6)</sup>
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| Peak Position        = '''1''' <sup>(13)</sup>
| Weeks in chart      = 23
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| Weeks in chart      = 35 <sup>(approx.)</sup>
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{ChartLine|
 
{{ChartLine|
| Date                = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_31|31 Aug. 1985]]
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| Date                = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_24|24 Aug. 1985]]
| Chart (Country)      = Music Videocassette chart, USA
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| Chart (Country)      = Billboard Top Videocassettes Sales, USA
| Peak Position        = '''1''' <sup>(?)</sup>
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| Peak Position        = 2
| Weeks in chart      = ?
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| Weeks in chart      = 22 <sup>(approx.)</sup>
 
}}
 
}}
 
| certifications =
 
| certifications =
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| Date                = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_6|6 Aug. 1985]]
 
| Date                = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_6|6 Aug. 1985]]
 
| Institution, Country = RIAA, USA
 
| Institution, Country = RIAA, USA
| Certification        = Platinium
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| Certification        = Platinum
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Certification|
 
{{Certification|
 
| Date                = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_9|9 Aug. 1988]]
 
| Date                = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August_9|9 Aug. 1988]]
 
| Institution, Country = RIAA, USA
 
| Institution, Country = RIAA, USA
| Certification        = Platinium x2
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| Certification        = Platinum x2
 
}}
 
}}
 
| awards        =  
 
| awards        =  
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|see also              =  
 
|see also              =  
 
{{SeeAlso|
 
{{SeeAlso|
|item1  = [[Album: Purple Rain|Purple Rain<br>(album)]]
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|item1  = [[Album: Purple Rain|Purple Rain]]<br>(album)
 
|image1  = [[File:Purplerain.jpg|x80px|link=Album: Purple Rain]]
 
|image1  = [[File:Purplerain.jpg|x80px|link=Album: Purple Rain]]
|item2  = [[Purple Rain Tour]]
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|item2  = [[Purple Rain Tour]]<br>(tour)
 
|image2  = [[File:1984-85_PR_staff_access_all_areas.jpeg‎|x80px|link=Purple Rain Tour]]
 
|image2  = [[File:1984-85_PR_staff_access_all_areas.jpeg‎|x80px|link=Purple Rain Tour]]
 
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* The video was nominated at the 28th Grammy Awards, in the ''Best Music Video, Long Form'' category (on 25 February 1986).
 
* The video was nominated at the 28th Grammy Awards, in the ''Best Music Video, Long Form'' category (on 25 February 1986).
 
* The live broadcast featured [[When Doves Cry]] in non-mirror image, contrary to the home video release.
 
* The live broadcast featured [[When Doves Cry]] in non-mirror image, contrary to the home video release.
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* The video contains songs that are the first musical contributions (released by [[Prince]] under his own name) by [[Eric Leeds]] who would become long-term musical collaborators ([[Eric Leeds]] had previously contributed to [[Album: The Family|The Family]] side-project).
 
<!-------REFERENCES ------->
 
<!-------REFERENCES ------->
 
|References              = ''[[Book:_The_Vault|The Vault: The Definitive Guide to the Musical World of Prince (2004)]]''
 
|References              = ''[[Book:_The_Vault|The Vault: The Definitive Guide to the Musical World of Prince (2004)]]''

Latest revision as of 13:03, 18 July 2020

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Prince And The Revolution: Live

Prince And The Revolution: Live artwork

Video details


Released: 29 July 1985 (USA)

10 January 1986 (NL)

Director: Paul Becher
Related: Purple Rain Tour, Purple Rain (album)
Label(s): Paisley Park / Warner Music Video (US), Castle Communication PLC (UK), Pioneer LDC (Japan)
Lenghth: 116 minutes


Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
Billboard Top Music Videocassettes chart, USA 31 Aug. 1985 1 (13) 35 (approx.)
Billboard Top Videocassettes Sales, USA 24 Aug. 1985 2 22 (approx.)
Certifications
RIAA, USA 6 Aug. 1985 Gold
RIAA, USA 6 Aug. 1985 Platinum
RIAA, USA 9 Aug. 1988 Platinum x2
Awards
This video has not received any awards in the USA

See also


Purple Rain
(album)
Purple Rain Tour
(tour)
Purplerain.jpg 1984-85 PR staff access all areas.jpeg

Prince And The Revolution: Live was the second Prince and the Revolution home video to be released and its first live concert released on Home Video format.

The footage comes from a live broadcast¹ of a Purple Rain Tour concert in Syracuse, on 30 March 1985.

It was first released on 2 cassettes under the name of "Double Live" before being re-released as Prince And The Revolution: Live on one cassette and laserdisc.

The home video reached the number 1 spot (where it remained for 13 weeks) on the Billboard Top Music Videocassettes chart and number 2 on the Billboard Top Videocassettes Sales. It was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA.

In 2017, the video was restored and released on a DVD included on the expanded edition of the Purple Rain Deluxe.

The audio was released digitally as Prince And The Revolution: Live on 15 May 2020.

¹ Several countries around the world, amongst them Germany (on TV program Rockpalast), broadcast the concert live. France TV channel Antenne 2 broadcast the concert a few days later.


Track listing
VHS x2 VHS
  • PAL/SECAM

A01. Let's Go Crazy (5:30)
A02. Delirious (2:45)
A03. 1999 (4:15)
A04. Little Red Corvette (5:10)
A05. Take Me With U (4:15)
A06. Do Me, Baby (4:40)
A07. Irresistible Bitch (2:00)
A08. Possessed (4:24)
A09. How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore (5:05)
A10. Let's Pretend We're Married (4:15)
A11. International Lover (1:00)
A12. God (8:30)

B01. Computer Blue (4:30)
B02. Darling Nikki (4:00)
B03. The Beautiful Ones (7:30)
B04. When Doves Cry (8:15)
B05. I Would Die 4 U (3:50)
B06. Baby I'm A Star (10:00)
B07. Purple Rain (18:24)

References:
UK/FR: 041 308 2
NL: ?

  • NTSC, PAL & SECAM

A01. Let's Go Crazy (5:30)
A02. Delirious (2:45)
A03. 1999 (4:15)
A04. Little Red Corvette (5:10)
A05. Take Me With U (4:15)
A06. Do Me, Baby (4:40)
A07. Irresistible Bitch (2:00)
A08. Possessed (4:24)
A09. How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore (5:05)
A10. Let's Pretend We're Married (4:15)
A11. International Lover (1:00)
A12. God (8:30)
A13. Computer Blue (4:30)
A14. Darling Nikki (4:00)
A15. The Beautiful Ones (7:30)
A16. When Doves Cry (8:15)
A17. I Would Die 4 U (3:50)
A18. Baby I'm A Star (10:00)
A19. Purple Rain (18:24)


References:
US/CA: 3-38102
UK: CMV 01292 / CMV 1031 (reissue)
AU/FR: 041 308 2

  • © 1985 PRN Productions Inc.
  • Photo: Nancy Bundt

Other Formats
Laserdisc BETAMAX
  • NTSC

References:
US/CA: PA-86-163
JP: SM037-3472 / SM0048-3254 / PILP-2004 (reissue)


A01. Let's Go Crazy (5:30)
A02. Delirious (2:45)
A03. 1999 (4:15)
A04. Little Red Corvette (5:10)
A05. Take Me With U (4:15)
A06. Do Me, Baby (4:40)
A07. Irresistible Bitch (2:00)
A08. Possessed (4:24)
A09. How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore (5:05)
A10. Let's Pretend We're Married (4:15)
A11. International Lover (1:00)
A12. God (8:30)
A13. Computer Blue (4:30)
A14. Darling Nikki (4:00)
A15. The Beautiful Ones (7:30)
A16. When Doves Cry (8:15)
A17. I Would Die 4 U (3:50)
A18. Baby I'm A Star (10:00)
A19. Purple Rain (18:24)

  • NTSC

References:
US: 5-38102

VHD

References:
JP: VHM49010

A01. Let's Go Crazy (5:30)
A02. Delirious (2:45)
A03. 1999 (4:15)
A04. Little Red Corvette (5:10)
A05. Take Me With U (4:15)
A06. Do Me, Baby (4:40)
A07. Irresistible Bitch (2:00)
A08. Possessed (4:24)
A09. How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore (5:05)
A10. Let's Pretend We're Married (4:15)
A11. International Lover (1:00)
A12. God (8:30)

B01. Computer Blue (4:30)
B02. Darling Nikki (4:00)
B03. The Beautiful Ones (7:30)
B04. When Doves Cry (8:15)
B05. I Would Die 4 U (3:50)
B06. Baby I'm A Star (10:00)
B07. Purple Rain (18:24)

Others
  • DVD

Restored and included on Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded Edition

  1. Let's Go Crazy (6:03)
  2. Delirious (2:51)
  3. 1999 (5:51)
  4. Little Red Corvette (3:38)
  5. Take Me With U (4:56)
  6. "Interlude" (6:46) (unlisted)
  7. Do Me, Baby (2:00)
  8. Irresistible Bitch (1:53)
  9. Possessed (4:24)
  10. How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore (5:10)
  11. Let's Pretend We're Married (4:19)
  12. International Lover (1:49)
  13. God (7:43)
  14. Computer Blue (4:27)
  15. Darling Nikki (5:01)
  16. The Beautiful Ones (5:17)
  17. When Doves Cry (9:29)
  18. I Would Die 4 U (3:26)
  19. Baby I'm A Star (10:56)
  20. Purple Rain (19:24)

Releases
VHS, Laserdiscs, DVD and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

USA Betamax NTSC 5-38102 1 cassette edition
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USA VHS NTSC 3-38102 1 cassette edition
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USA Laserdisc NTSC PA-86-163
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Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2
UK VHS PAL 041 308 2 2 cassettes edition
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France VHS SECAM 041 308 2 2 cassettes edition
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Japan VHD NTSC VHM49010
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Japan Laserdisc NTSC SM037-3472
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Japan Laserdisc NTSC SM0048-3254 with OBI
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Australia VHS PAL 041 308 2 1 cassette edition
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Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

UK VHS PAL CFV 01292 1 cassette 1st reissue
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Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2
UK VHS PAL CMV 1031 1 cassette 2nd reissue
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France VHS SECAM 041 308 2 1 cassette reissue
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Japan Laserdisc NTSC PILP-2004 reissue
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Some of the above pictures courtesy of Aprilsnow

 

 
Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Quotation & triva

  • Various posters and ads for this video and a promotional lapel pin.
1985-WBrecordsAdvert-Live85.png   PatR Live advertcolor.jpg


PatRLivePin.png  PatR Live advertUK.jpg
  • The first release of this video was sold $29,95 on US markets.
  • The video was nominated at the 28th Grammy Awards, in the Best Music Video, Long Form category (on 25 February 1986).
  • The live broadcast featured When Doves Cry in non-mirror image, contrary to the home video release.
  • The video contains songs that are the first musical contributions (released by Prince under his own name) by Eric Leeds who would become long-term musical collaborators (Eric Leeds had previously contributed to The Family side-project).

References
HomeVideoPurpleRain.jpg 1984

Purple Rain

Home Videos Promotional Home Videos 1986

Sheila E. Live In Romance 1600

SheilaELiveRomance1600 vhs.jpg