Purple Rain album signed on the front cover in black felt tip by Prince and two members of The Revolution, Wendy and Lisa Melvoin: "Love God, Prince," "Love Forever, Wendy," and "xo, Lisa." In very fine condition. The record is included. The consignor notes that this was obtained from Todd Meehan, who worked at the Sunset Strip Tower Records in the 1980s and 1990s. He had it signed there during a visit to the store by Prince in the 1980s.
Released a month before his smash film of the same name, Purple Rain proved a rousing commercial success that elevated Prince into true international stardom. Subsequently, Prince became the first singer to simultaneously hold the No. 1 album, single, and film in the U.S., with Purple Rain receiving the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1985. Signed copies of Purple Rain are exceedingly rare and desirable, with this album representing just the second example we have offered in over 20 years.
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