A worldwide classic hit originally written by Prince after he broke up with his girlfriend, and lost his mother to cancer at around the same time, and the song is generally about him being in a state of depression and seeing therapists. In the video Sinead appears with a bold head, which was the first time for most people to see her, she shaved her head when she first started recording because she wanted to make a statement and not be known for her beauty. She claimed she hated the fame the song brought her, and that she struggled with the commercialization of her music. Prince also performed the song live with Rosie Gaines and released it on his compilations. In Germany it was certified Gold.
Nothing Compares 2 U singer crossword clue
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U lyrics
Prince wrote seven of the eight songs on the album, but Nothing Compares 2 U is the only track for which Prince took official credit. He played it live consistently from onwards, and in , released another live version as the twelfth track on the second disc of his first live album, One Nite Alone Paul Peterson and Susannah Melvoin overdubbed vocals onto the track in late - early , and Clare Fischer added orchestral overdubs during the same period. Miles Davis had requested an instrumental of Nothing Compares 2 U to record his trumpet on.
Hey, our system thinks you're a bot.
This version, which O'Connor co-produced with Nellee Hooper, became a worldwide hit in and its music video received heavy rotation on MTV. Its lyrics explore feelings of longing from the point of view of an abandoned lover. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career.
Added by koan Managed by Isa. Nothing Compares 2 U written by Prince English. Nothing Compares 2 U written by Prince instrumental. Detailed search. Meta Added by koan Managed by Isa.