Episode 2: Mark takes us inside the Purple Rain tour, the hysteria of the hit movie, choreography onstage with The Revolution and wardrobe arguments with the boss. We also get a unique insight into the recording process of one of Prince's most famous song
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Summary, themes and chapters
1mins - Memories of First Avenue and the debut performances of Purple Rain.
5mins - Choreographing Prince & The Revolution and the changing face of the band.
8mins - Movie premieres, wardrobe disagreements, concerts and 'craziness'.
11mins - Prince and poducer bands: Mazarati; The Time; Vanity 6 and The Family.
13mins30s - 'Too much too young is not a good thing' - the pressures of stardom on tour.
18mins - The full story of how one of Prince's most famous songs was recorded.
24mins15s - Being fined for missing notes, and working for one of music's most demanding bandleaders.
27mins - Meeting the expected standards, and the parting of the ways.