Video: The Greatest Romance Ever Sold

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1999: Beautiful Strange Music Videos
(Prince)
Music Videos
(Related Artists)
2000: One Song
The Greatest Romance Ever Sold

The Greatest Romance Ever Sold music video selected snapshots

Music Video details


First aired: December 1999
Producer(s):
Director: Malik Sayeed
Related home video/DVD:
First (Commercially) Released: -

Awards


Date Institution, Country Award
This music video has not received any awards in the USA

The Greatest Romance Ever Sold is a video made to promote the song of the same title. It features only Prince and a female dancer that went by the name Desray. Prince is said to have met Desray after spotting her in a chorus line of strippers at the Crazy Horse in Paris. The video was filmed at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, MN, USA, on 6 November, 1999.


Shooting Information
Shooting Sessions
Date Location Additional info
6 November, 1999 Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA
Cast
Crew

Malik Sayeed - director


Versions
Released Versions
Title Length Released Version Additional info
The Greatest Romance Ever Sold 4:39 Prince YouTube channel (2017)

Released for sale as separate track on iTunes (2018)


 
Additional Information

See Also Quotation & triva

  • In his cover of Sheryl Crow's Everyday Is A Winding Road, Prince changed thew lyric I hitched a ride with a vending machine repair man to I hitched a ride with a Crazy horse showgirl, likely alluding Desray, the female in the video.

References
1999
Beautiful Strange
Music Videos (Prince) Music Videos (Related Artists) 2000
One Song