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Kiss

Prince gave the song to the funk band Mazarati for their debut album. Mazarati and producer David Z drastically reworked the song, giving it its stripped-down minimalist sound. When Mazarati delivered the song to Prince, he was amazed at their work and decided to take back the song for himself.

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Cream

This song is about sexual liberation - not hiding your sexual desires. 'Make the rules - Then break them all cuz u are the best.'

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Cream

Prince wrote this song whilst looking at himself in the mirror.

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When Doves Cry

This song sounds like a description of feeling rejected by your partner, you want them to lust after you - but you are left chasing them and doubting yourself.

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When Doves Cry

This song was written to match the theme of a particular segment of the film 'Purple Rain' – one which involved intermingled parental difficulties and a love affair. http://bit.ly/1SrZHqs

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