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We’re proud to present SPIN’s Purplish Rain, featuring nine covers of the songs from Purple Rain. The album was inspired by our July cover story, an extensive oral history of Prince’s masterpiece by contributing writer Brian Raftery.

SPIN’s Purplish Rain is available as a free download for our subscribers and newsstand customers. A copy of the issue and a valid email address are required.

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Availability and lineup are subject to change without notice and subject to the sole discretion of SPIN Media LLC. This offer expires 9/30/2009 and is only available for legal residents of the U.S. and Canada. If a user cannot download songs in the manner described, SPIN Media LLC is under no obligation to provide replacement or alternate downloads. Void where taxed, prohibited, or restricted. All songs composed and arranged by Prince, except “Computer Blue,” words by Prince, music by Prince, John L. Nelson, Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, and Matthew Fink. Copyright owner/administrator, Controversy Music c/o Universal Music Corporation and WB Music Corporation c/o Warner Chappell Music, Inc. SPIN allows the distribution of this album with respect to the compulsory license obtained to do so. By downloading the album, users agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SPIN Media LLC and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and their respective officer, directors, and employees from any and all third party claims, losses, costs, or expenses (“Claims”) which any of the foregoing might incur by reason of any claim or action arising out of or relating to the use or distribution of this download in a manner not covered under the compulsory license that spin obtained to record and distribute the original performances of the Purple Rain songs.