“She’s always in my hair” ~Prince
Prince and Warner Brothers recently announced a new partnership that gives Prince ownership over the master recordings of his classic albums, with the promise of a ton of unreleased peak-era Prince tunes finally seeing the light of day. Those releases include a digitally-remastered, deluxe edition of Purple Rain, which turns 30 years old this year.
We love all the lyrics and we love the women who inspired them. Growing up I wanted to be the women he wrote about. Here is a look at all the gorgeous women in his life..
I honestly can’t remember a time when Prince’s music wasn’t my soundtrack for existance.
What’s underneath your hair, is there anybody living in there? – Prince, Pop Life
Susan was 1/3rd of Apollonia 6 and Vanity 6 and reportedly the inspiration behind “When Doves Cry.”
Vanity was the lead of Vanity 6 and Prince is said to have stolen Vanity from Rick james.
Apollonia was Prince’s leading lady in the Purple Rain film. She maintains their relationship was strictly business.
If you really want to be a star, we can do it in your Mama’s car. – Prince, Jack U Off
Susanna Melvoin, twin sister of the Revolution’s Wendy, were engaged in 1985.
Sheila E & Prince have maintained a purely musical relationship for nearly 30 years.
In this life, things are much harder than in the afterworld. In this life, you’re on your own. – Prince, Let’s Go Crazy
The lead singer for The Bangles, Prince dated Hoffs around the time the group hit big with the Prince penned “Manic Monday.”
Cat danced for Prince on the Sign O’ The Times and Lovesexy tours in 1987 and 1988.
Is the mail man jerking you around? Did he put your million dollar check in somebody else’s box? – Prince, Pop Life
Actress Troy Beyer was romantically linked to Prince off and on in the 80s and early 90s.
Chavez was the leading lady in Prince’s third film, Graffiti Bridge.
It’s been seven hours and fifteen days, since you took your love away. – Prince; Sinead O’Connor, Nothing Compares To You
Basinger was rumored to have dated Prince in 1989.
Your face is jamming, your body’s hip for slamming, if love is good, let’s get to ramming. – Prince, U Got The Look
Prince brought Carmen Electra into mainstream consciousness in the early 1990s.
Mayte was Prince’s first wife. They married in 1996 and divorced in 1999
What’s beyond you and me depends my friends primarily on how you view your role in eternity. – Prince, Muse To The Pharoah