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The Beautiful One: Fashioning The Kid in Purple Rain

The Beautiful One: Fashioning The Kid in Purple Rain 1

Prince's iconic Purple Rain outfit; the purple trench coat, the frilly shirt and the high waisted trousers are now forever embedded within popular culture as the archetype of the musician's prolific visual image. On the 35th anniversary of the film's release, Casci Ritchie discusses just what makes 'The Kid' fashions so memorable...

Purple Rain’s 4th Best Song

Purple Rain’s 4th Best Song 4

We could debate all day about the best song from Purple Rain, but it’s been done. I know many of you would argue that other songs belong in the top three and I’m not going to say you’re wrong. More important to me is this question: What’s the 4th best song from Purple Rain?

Money Don’t Matter 2 Night

Money Don’t Matter 2 Night 5

Prince's relationship with money was convoluted, to say the least. His secret and private nature didn't help to understand the reasons behind some controversial decisions he made during his lifetime. In this article, these topics will be analyzed in the light of revelations made since April 21st, 2016.

More Than Purple

More Than Purple 8

As an icon of not just music but popular culture in general, when you mention Prince to anyone who isn’t necessarily a fan, they will more than likely conjure up a very specific image of him in their mind. It will relate to a particular period, and be linked to a particular color.

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