Prince’s Original Version of Nothing Compares 2 U Officially Released

The Prince Estate released an original version of Nothing Compares 2 You. Along with the release of the track, a music video with The Revolution during a practice at Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

The song was recorded in 1984, six years before Sinead O’Conner performed the track that made her famous. The artist did not even perform the song during concerts until till later in his musical career as he did in the video below on ELLEN in 2003.

Along with the release special items have been made available at In addition the state also launched a brand new site PRINCE2ME, which the press release state “is an interactive fan experience that explores what Prince means, individually and collectively to his fans.”

Before the video starts it states: The following is previously unseen rehearsal footage of Prince & The Revolution from the summer of 1984.

It was in this very room at Flying Cloud Drive Warehouse in Eden Prairie, Minnesota that Prince created and committed to tape one of his most beloved and iconic compositions, which six years later would become a worldwide hit for Sinead O’Connor. Prince’s original studio version of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ is presented here for the first time.

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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.

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