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Reply #150 posted 09/27/11 1:24am

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Zannaloaf said:

"So he sent her a cassette of a long instrumental track and invited her to pen lyrics."

How close to the final was it? And he hadn't written the lyrics so who contributed to that?We have no idea what the thing sounded like but jump to all kinds of conclusions.


"Kiss" started as a short acoustic demo, about a minute in length, with one verse and the chorus. Mazarati and produceDavid Z. drastically reworked the song, giving it its stripped-down sound. When Mazarati delivered the song to Prince, he decided to take back the song for himself. He replaced their lead vocal, added the guitar break in the chorus and edited the song to its present form."

Sounds like David Z. and Mazarati should have gotten writing credit too. Thats right- David Z and Mazarati fans comin' out tha woodwork... lol

remember, she said Prince sent a "10 min instrumental." The full version of purple rain is at least 10:45. she also said she was so scared when she was listening to it that she couldnt write. so Stevie wrote nothing, meaning she contributed nothing, but the music for Purple Rain was originally intended to be used by stevie, but since she didn't Prince had to keep it, and he wrote to it, and we now have Purple Rain.

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Reply #151 posted 10/08/11 12:09am

Jafo

She's stoned. Why is anyone here buying this? John Nelson originaly penned the instrumental version of purple rain and is even credited as so on the song and in the movie.

"Father's Song" and "Purple Rain Cues", from the film Purple Rain, 1984

That song was written for the movie along with fathers song and they are both extrememly unique and of that time and that time only. She's two years off.

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Reply #152 posted 10/10/11 2:23pm

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Jafo said:

She's stoned. Why is anyone here buying this? John Nelson originaly penned the instrumental version of purple rain and is even credited as so on the song and in the movie.

"Father's Song" and "Purple Rain Cues", from the film Purple Rain, 1984

That song was written for the movie along with fathers song and they are both extrememly unique and of that time and that time only. She's two years off.



Yeah it doesn't add up to me but who knows she could have heard a similiar track/ballad like Noon Rendevous and mistaked it for Purple Rain.

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Reply #153 posted 10/10/11 3:19pm

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Jafo said:

John Nelson originaly penned the instrumental version of purple rain and is even credited as so on the song and in the movie.

John L Nelson isn't credited on either the album or the movie for any contribution to the song, 'Purple Rain'. Both words and music are credited to Prince.

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Reply #154 posted 10/20/11 9:19am

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Zannaloaf said:

Yeah- i heard it around 1989. I heard the original too. It is CLEAR that what Mazarati and David Z. brought to the song changed the entire direction of it. Just because David Z. is humble doesn't mean he didn't have a hand in making it the song the hit we all know.

Mazariti & David Z was still given credit on the finished song "Kiss". Mazarati's background vocals was even left on the song. Plus Mazarti went on tour which I attended around that time. Prince gave them a hot track in return "100mph". David Z got other work from it. So it all worked out for all of them in the end. Prince turned the song in2 a masterpiece. Which really was still his son

http://culturepop.me/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Prince-Kiss-7.jpg

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