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PURPLE RAIN: Punchy Music and an Example that Love Means a Fist to the Face

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80s Movie Guide

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Prince and the Revolution set the world on fire with what may be the best music launch of all time: a film that essentially served as a music video marketing tool and established Prince as a creative genius and sexual dynamo. However, as mother-daughter hosts Tara McNamara, Gen X, and Riley Roberts, Gen Z, discuss, it showed the kids of the '80s that intense love means "I Would Die 4 U" with a few punches along the way.