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Purple Rain

An album review, a playlist.

By Lamar WigginsPublished 6 months ago Updated 6 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - August 2023

Darling Nikki shouts, "Baby I'm a Star!" She covets The Beautiful Ones by displaying carnal, erotic intentions.

Computer Blue and When Doves Cry, emanates poetic mastery.

So, Take me with U and Let's go crazy while unraveling Purple Rain. It's sublime, cohesive, polyphonic perfection. Prince, I would die 4 you!


Authors note: In case you never knew the meaning behind the title Purple Rain, here it is from the man himself. R.I.P

When there’s blood in the sky – red and blue = purple… purple rain pertains to the end of the world and being with the one you love and letting your faith/God guide you through the purple rain. -Prince

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Lamar Wiggins

Creative writer in the Northeast US who loves the paranormal, mystery, true crime, horror, humor, fantasy and poetry. Take a chance, you'll be thoroughly entertained.

"Life is Love Experienced" -LW


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  • JBaz9 days ago

    Came back to read this as I was perusing through your library. Red +blue = purple. Grew up with this song and never put that together. Such a talent, gone.

  • Dean F. Hardy6 months ago

    Very, very clever Lamar. And executed perfectly.

  • Grz Colm6 months ago

    Cool critique!! Great job! And thanks for explaining the song title..I’d actually never thought of its meaning but I love that. Congrats on your top story too Lamar and leaderboard recognition. 😊

  • Dana Crandell6 months ago

    Fantastic job with this, Lamar! Honestly, I didn't really listen to his music for a long time, because my daughter and all of her friends were instantly obsessed. I burnt out after the first few days. I adapted eventually and realized the genius in the lyrics. Congratulations, my friend! Well deserved.

  • Gerald Holmes6 months ago

    I love what you did here. One of my favourite songs ever is, "When Doves Cry." Congrats on Top Story.

  • Leslie Writes6 months ago

    This is amazing! Love what you did with the song titles! 💜 and congrats on the TS!

  • Tiffany Gordon 6 months ago

    Congrats on your TOP STORY!

  • Kurt Maxey6 months ago

    Too bad the majority of "musicians" lack the depth of thought and measured complexity shown in this single ageless work. We may never see another maestro like Prince Rogers Nelson. Here's to modern "music" Great post about a great artist! 👍

  • JBaz6 months ago

    We lost a musical gift when he passed. This was terrific and covered who he was and the movie itself. Congratulations

  • C. H. Richard6 months ago

    Congrats on well deserved top story 💜

  • C. H. Richard6 months ago

    I did not know the meaning behind the title. Album takes me back - 1980's 💜 Who knew then it was a simpler time.

  • Babs Iverson6 months ago

    Awesome!!! Loving it!!! Congratulations too!!!

  • Congratulations Lamar! Well deserved 😄

  • Amalia6 months ago

    Excellent work. Looking forward to reading more!

  • Kristen Balyeat6 months ago

    Fantastic, Lamar! Never knew the beautiful meaning behind the title, but sang it at the top of my lungs anyway! Very well done! 💞💫

  • Dana Stewart6 months ago

    Congratulations on the Top Story!

  • Congratulations on your Top Story💜🫶🏾🎶😜😎🎊🤩🎊👑🎊‼️

  • KJ Aartila6 months ago

    I think I saw this with my aunt when I was 13 or 24? Epic. Nice work and congrats on the Top!

  • Matthew Fromm6 months ago

    this is fantastic. good work my friend!

  • Jazzy 6 months ago

    Circling back to say congrats on Top Story!

  • Real Poetic6 months ago

    Returning to say congratulations Lamar!! 🎉🎊

  • Naomi Gold6 months ago

    Back to say congrats! 🥂☔️💜

  • Paul Stewart6 months ago

    Congrats on Top Story for this one! Not surprised at all!

  • Cathy holmes6 months ago

    Great critique. Congrats on the TS.

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